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Mazda RX-8
2011 Mazda RX-8
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$26,795
Starting Price (MSRP)
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2023 Subaru BRZ
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$28,595
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
1.3L Rotary Gas
Engine
2.4L Flat 4 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: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
7.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.3L Rotary Gas
2.4L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
232 hp @ 8500 rpm
228 hp @ 7000 rpm
Torque
159 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 3700 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,065 lbs
2,815 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
22 MPG
City
16 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.6 in
167.9 in
Height
52.8 in
51.6 in
Max Width
69.7 in
69.9 in
Front Width
59.1 in
59.8 in
Rear Width
59.3 in
61 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
101.4 in
Ground Clearance
4.7 in
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.7 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
37 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
53.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
52.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.2 in
29.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
51.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
48.1 in
45.2 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
7.6 ft³
6.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45R18
P215/45WR17
Rear Tire
P225/45R18
P215/45WR17

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Ignition Red
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Sapphire Blue Pearl
  • WR Blue Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery w/Red Stitching

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
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
Corrosion
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
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