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Zip Code: 20146
2005 Mazda RX-8
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2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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CarsDirect Price
N/A $22,393
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg 22.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
24.0 mpg 28.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
4 occupants
2 occupants
Radio
SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls N/A
Cup Holder
front and rear front
1-Touch Open
driver driver
Air Compressor
air compressor tire inflator
Air Filter
air filter N/A
Amplifier
amplifier N/A
Antenna
window grid fixed
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light
Clock
in-dash N/A
Convertible Roof
N/A manual with glass rear window, Windblocker wind blocker
Dome Light
fade dome light
Door Bins
dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock manual
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature N/A
Floor Console
full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual
Front Windows
power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent fixed interval
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System N/A
Glove Box
locking locking
Instrument Display
analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin bin
Interior Concealed Storage
N/A interior concealed storage
Lighter Elements
front N/A
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge oil pressure gauge
Overhead Console
mini with storage N/A
Power Outlets
2 1
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls N/A
Reading Lights
front N/A
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts N/A
Rear Windows
vented N/A
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical mechanical
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors) N/A
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power N/A
Seatback Storage
1 1
Smokers Package
ashtray N/A
Speakers
9 Bose 6
Steering Wheel
tilt sport tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather/piano black leather/metal-look
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip N/A
Sunroof
express open N/A
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power mechanical
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet N/A
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated N/A
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
4 occupants
2 occupants
Seat Trim
leather cloth
Rear Seats
bucket N/A
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Front Armrests
center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket
Front Headrests
fixed fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way power) 6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
fixed N/A
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru N/A
Door Trim
leatherette vinyl
Headliner
full cloth N/A
Floor Trim
carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front carpet front
Dashboard Insert
piano black piano black
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/aluminum N/A
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
159 @ 5500 140 @ 5000
Horsepower
238 @ 8500 167 @ 7000
Engine
1.3L Rotary 238 HP 2.0L I-4 167 HP
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal. 12.7 gal.
Range
329 miles 314 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel rear-wheel
Alternator
100 amp 100 amp
Axle Ratio
4.44 4.10
Battery
490 amp 325 amp
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Limited Slip Differential
Tochigi Fuji N/A
Traction Control
driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
stability control electronic stability
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum 16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Suspension
double wishbone double wishbone
Rear Suspension
multi-link independent multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
sport N/A
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
N/A steering cooler
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front
Front Tires
P225/45WR18.0BSW performance P205/50VR16.0BSW performance
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Door Count
4 doors 2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 5.3 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
69.7 " 67.7 "
Front Headroom
36.7 " 37.4 "
Rear Legroom
32.2 " N/A
Curb Weight
3,029 lbs. 2,480 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 .34
Exterior Height
52.8 " 49.0 "
Exterior Length
174.3 " 157.3 "
Front Hiproom
53.4 " 50.6 "
Front Legroom
42.7 " 43.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.9 " 53.2 "
Front Tread
59 " 59 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,810 lbs. 3,078 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 5.3 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
96 cu.ft. N/A
Rear Headroom
36.5 " N/A
Rear Hiproom
48.1 " N/A
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " N/A
Rear Tread
59 " 59 "
Turning Radius
17.4 ' 15.4 '
Wheelbase
106 " 92 "
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Rear Spoiler
lip N/A
Bumpers
body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated dual power remote
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm N/A
Security System
security system N/A
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted
Head Protection
N/A driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer
Occupancy Sensor
N/A occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags N/A
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams
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Accessories Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000 60/60,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000
Invoice
$30,005 $22,424
MSRP
$32,470 $24,515
CarsDirect Price
N/A $22,393
Cash Rebates
N/A $500
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $367
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$61 $48