Compare Mazda RX-8 R3 vs Sport

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16/22 mpg
City/Hwy
232 hp
Horsepower
N/A
Mazda RX-8 Review and Specs
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$26,795
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What are the differences between the Mazda RX-8 R3 and Sport?

Overview

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

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.3L Rotary Gas
1.3L Rotary Gas
Horsepower
232 hp @ 8500 rpm
232 hp @ 8500 rpm
Torque
159 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
159 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,065 lbs
3,065 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
18 MPG
City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
22 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.6 in
175.6 in
Height
52.8 in
52.8 in
Max Width
69.7 in
69.7 in
Front Width
59.3 in
59.1 in
Rear Width
59.4 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
4.7 in
4.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.7 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
53.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.2 in
32.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
48.1 in
48.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
7.6 ft³
7.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion
Pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
34.8 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
37.4 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.0"
18" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.0"
18" x 8.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40R19
P225/45R18
Rear Tire
P225/40R19
P225/45R18

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black/Gray, Leather/cloth seat trim
  • Black, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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