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Hyundai Tiburon
2008 Hyundai Tiburon
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$17,270
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Mazda RX-8
2011 Mazda RX-8
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$26,795
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.3L Rotary Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
7.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
1.3L Rotary Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
232 hp @ 8500 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
159 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,898 lbs
3,065 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
18 MPG
City
20 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
22 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
10.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
16.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
290 miles
270.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
406 miles
371.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
173 in
175.6 in
Height
52.4 in
52.8 in
Max Width
69.3 in
69.7 in
Front Width
59.1 in
59.1 in
Rear Width
59.1 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
99.6 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.1 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.6 in
53.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
29.9 in
32.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
34.1 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
50.6 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
44.7 in
48.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³
7.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter
35.8 ft
34.8 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
N/A
37.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55VR16
P225/45R18
Rear Tire
P205/55VR16
P225/45R18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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