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3/4 Front Glamour 2011 Mazda RX-8

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2011 Mazda RX-8 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2011 Mazda RX-8 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$26,795$32,260$32,290
    Invoice *$24,819$29,878$29,904
    Engine1.3L Rotary 232 HP1.3L Rotary 232 HP1.3L Rotary 232 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City16.0 mpg16.0 mpg16.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy22.0 mpg22.0 mpg22.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.3L Rotary 232 HP1.3L Rotary 232 HP1.3L Rotary 232 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator110 amp110 amp110 amp
    Battery490 amp490 amp490 amp
    Axle Ratio4.784.784.78
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank16.9 gal.16.9 gal.16.9 gal.
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialTochigi FujiTochigi FujiTochigi Fuji
    Traction ControlN/Adrivelinedriveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/Astability controlstability control
    Ridesportsportsport
    Front Suspensiondouble wishbonedouble wishbonedouble wishbone
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedBilstein
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedBilstein
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Wheels18.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum19.0 " silver forged aluminum
    Front TiresP225/45WR18.0BSW performanceP225/45WR18.0BSW performanceP225/40WR19.0BSW performance
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity444
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketsport
    Heated Front SeatsN/Adriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackN/A
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way(8-way power)6-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsbucketbucketbucket
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thru
    Seat Trimclothleathercloth/leather
    Door Trimclothleatheretteleatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertpiano blackpiano blackpiano black
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather/aluminumleather/aluminumleather/aluminum
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/Aexpress openN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback Storage111
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air Compressorair compressorair compressorair compressor
    Front Air ConditioningmanualN/Amanual
    Climate ControlN/Aautomatic air conditioningN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioSIRIUS-ready AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSIRIUS-ready AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted 6-discin-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerN/AMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers69 Bose9 Bose
    AmplifierN/Aamplifieramplifier
    Antennawindow gridwindow gridwindow grid
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (front doors)keyfob (front doors)keyfob (front doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilt sporttilt sporttilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowsventedventedvented
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rain Detecting WipersN/Arain detecting wipersN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume7.6 cu.ft.7.6 cu.ft.7.6 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length175.6 "175.6 "175.6 "
    Exterior Width69.7 "69.7 "69.7 "
    Exterior Height52.8 "52.8 "52.8 "
    Wheelbase106 "106 "106 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Rear Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Turning Radius17.4 '17.4 '17.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,818 lbs.3,818 lbs.3,818 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,064 lbs.3,064 lbs.3,064 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.30.30.30
    Front Legroom42.7 "42.7 "42.7 "
    Rear Legroom32.2 "32.2 "32.2 "
    Front Headroom38.2 "36.7 "38.2 "
    Rear Headroom36.8 "36.5 "36.8 "
    Front Hiproom53.3 "53.3 "53.3 "
    Rear Hiproom48.1 "48.1 "48.1 "
    Front Shoulder Room54.8 "54.8 "54.8 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.9 "54.9 "54.9 "
    Passenger Volume89 cu.ft.89 cu.ft.89 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume7.6 cu.ft.7.6 cu.ft.7.6 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear Spoilerliplipwing
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/Arocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingsblackblackblack
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2011 Mazda RX-8 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.
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