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Zip Code: 07095
2006 Mazda RX-8
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Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg 22.0 mpg 29.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg 30.0 mpg 41.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
4 occupants
4 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
SIRIUS-ready AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan Pioneer AM/FM/HD, seek-scan AM/FM, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls N/A
Cup Holder
front and rear front front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver driver and passenger driver
Air Compressor
air compressor N/A N/A
Air Filter
air filter air filter air filter
Amplifier
N/A 300W amplifier N/A
Antenna
window grid integrated roof window grid
Auxiliary Visors
N/A N/A dual
Cargo Concealed Storage
N/A cargo concealed storage N/A
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Check Control
N/A redundant digital speedometer N/A
Clock
in-dash in-dash in-dash
Dome Light
fade delay fade
Door Bins
dual dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature exterior temperature exterior temperature
First Aid Kit
N/A first aid kit N/A
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual manual
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Glove Box
locking glove box glove box
Instrument Display
analog analog digital/analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin N/A bin
Lighter Elements
front N/A N/A
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge N/A N/A
Overhead Console
mini with storage N/A N/A
Power Outlets
2 2 2
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls N/A N/A
Reading Lights
front front N/A
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
N/A N/A rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts N/A underseat ducts
Rear Windows
vented fixed power
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power retained accessory power retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
1 1 1
Smokers Package
ashtray N/A N/A
Speakers
6 8 4
Steering Wheel
tilt sport telescopic tilt telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather leather/metal-look N/A
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip sun visor strip N/A
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light light
Trip Computer
N/A trip computer trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power power mechanical
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet N/A carpet
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated N/A N/A
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge N/A
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Seating Capacity
4 occupants
4 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth cloth cloth
Rear Seats
bucket full bench full bench
Front Armrests
center N/A center
Front Seat Type
bucket sport bucket
Front Headrests
fixed adjustable adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way 6-way 6-way
Easy Entry
N/A rear seat easy entry N/A
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
fixed fixed adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru N/A N/A
Door Trim
cloth leatherette cloth
Headliner
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
piano black N/A piano black
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/metal-look leather/aluminum N/A
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
159 @ 5500 151 @ 6400-6600 168 @ 4000
Horsepower
238 @ 8500 200 @ 7000 167 @ 6000
Engine
1.3L Rotary 212 HP 2.0L H-4 200 HP 2.0L I-4 155 HP
Transmission
6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.
Range
336 miles 338 miles 454 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel rear-wheel front-wheel
Alternator
100 amp N/A 100 amp
Axle Ratio
4.30 4.10 3.85
Battery
490 amp N/A with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel
Limited Slip Differential
N/A Torsen N/A
Traction Control
N/A ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
N/A electronic stability electronic stability
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum 17.0 " machined aluminum 16.0 " steel
Front Suspension
double wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension
multi-link independent double wishbone independent multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front and rear front
Front Tires
P225/55VR16.0BSW performance AS P215/45WR17.0BSW performance P205/60HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
N/A compact steel compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 2 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 6.9 cu.ft. 12.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
69.7 " 69.9 " 70.7 "
Front Headroom
38.2 " 37.1 " 38.6 "
Rear Legroom
32.2 " 29.9 " 35.8 "
Curb Weight
3,075 lbs. 2,758 lbs. 2,781 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 .27 .26
Exterior Height
52.8 " 50.6 " 57.3 "
Exterior Length
174.3 " 166.7 " 180.3 "
Front Hiproom
53.3 " 53.1 " 55.5 "
Front Legroom
42.7 " 41.9 " 42.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 " 54.5 " 57.2 "
Front Tread
59 " 60 " 61 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,854 lbs. 3,682 lbs. N/A
Interior Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 6.9 cu.ft. 12.4 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
89 cu.ft. 77 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Rear Headroom
36.8 " 35.0 " 37.6 "
Rear Hiproom
48.1 " 45.3 " 53.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " 51.7 " 54.4 "
Rear Tread
59 " 61 " 61 "
Turning Radius
17.4 ' 17.7 ' 17.4 '
Wheelbase
106 " 101 " 106 "
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Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black black w/chrome accents
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
N/A daytime running lights daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
security system N/A N/A
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer immobilizer
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams side impact beams
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Accessories Months/Miles
48/50,000 N/A 36/36,000
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
N/A 24/25,000 N/A
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000 24/25,000 36/36,000
Invoice
$24,458 $23,465 $16,474
MSRP
$26,435 $25,470 $17,740
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Cash Rebates
N/A N/A $500
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $417 $294
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$61 $50 $50