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Zip Code: 98109
2008 Mazda RX-8
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Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg 17.0 mpg 18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
22.0 mpg 27.0 mpg 28.0 mpg
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Seating Capacity
4 occupants
4 occupants
4 occupants
Radio
SIRIUS-ready AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls cruise control cruise control
Cup Holder
front and rear front and rear front
1-Touch Open
driver front and rear front and rear
Air Compressor
air compressor N/A N/A
Air Filter
air filter air filter air filter
Amplifier
amplifier amplifier amplifier
Antenna
window grid window grid diversity fixed diversity
Automatic Air Recirculation
N/A automatic air recirculation automatic air recirculation
Cargo Concealed Storage
N/A cargo concealed storage cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Cargo Tie Downs
N/A cargo tie downs cargo tie downs
Cell Phone
N/A pre-wiring pre-wiring
Climate Control
N/A automatic air conditioning automatic air conditioning
Clock
in-dash in-dash in-dash
Convertible Roof
N/A power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, hard top power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection
Dome Light
fade fade 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
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual dual zone front dual zone front
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Fuel Filler Door Release
N/A fuel filler door release fuel filler door release
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System N/A N/A
Glove Box
locking locking locking
Heated Front Wipers
N/A jets jets
Instrument Display
analog analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin N/A bin
Lighter Elements
front front front
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 radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls
Radio Theft Deterrent
N/A radio theft deterrent radio theft deterrent
Rain Detecting Wipers
N/A rain detecting wipers rain detecting wipers
Reading Lights
front front & rear front
Rear Air Conditioning
N/A rear air with separate controls N/A
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
vented power power
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night day-night day-night
Refrigerated Box
N/A console N/A
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical N/A N/A
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 2 N/A
Smokers Package
ashtray ashtray ashtray
Speakers
9 Bose(R) 10 10
Speed Sensitve Wipers
N/A N/A speed sensitive wipers
Steering Wheel
tilt sport telescopic tilt sport telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip sun visor strip N/A
Sunroof
express open N/A N/A
Systems Monitor
N/A systems monitor systems monitor
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 power
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Trunk Pulldown
N/A trunk/hatch auto-latch N/A
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated dual illuminated dual illuminated
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge N/A N/A
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Seating Capacity
4 occupants
4 occupants
4 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth leatherette leatherette
Rear Seats
bucket full bench bench
Front Armrests
center center center w/storage
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
fixed adjustable w/tilt adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way (8-way power) 6-way
Easy Entry
N/A rear seat easy entry rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way (8-way power) 6-way
Rear Headrests
fixed adjustable adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru center N/A
Door Trim
cloth leatherette leatherette
Headliner
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear N/A N/A
Dashboard Insert
piano black genuine wood piano black
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/aluminum leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
159 @ 5500 N/A N/A
Horsepower
232 @ 8500 N/A N/A
Engine
1.3L Rotary 232 HP 3.0L I-6 230 HP 3.0L I-6 230 HP
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal. 16.1 gal. 14.0 gal.
Range
297 miles 346 miles 315 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel
Alternator
100 amp 180 amp 180 amp
Axle Ratio
4.44 3.38 3.23
Battery
490 amp N/A N/A
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Limited Slip Differential
Tochigi Fuji N/A N/A
Traction Control
driveline ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
stability control DSC DSC
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum 17.0 " silver aluminum 16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Suspension
double wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension
multi-link multi-link multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
sport N/A N/A
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 and rear
Front Tires
P225/45WR18.0BSW performance P225/45HR17.0BSW run flat AS P205/55HR16.0BSW run flat AS
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Door Count
4 doors 2 doors 2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 12.2 cu.ft. 8.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
69.7 " 70.2 " 68.8 "
Front Headroom
36.8 " 38.0 " 38.6 "
Rear Legroom
32.2 " 31.9 " 31.3 "
Curb Weight
3,045 lbs. 3,792 lbs. 3,494 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 .30 .34
Exterior Height
52.8 " 54.5 " 55.6 "
Exterior Length
174.3 " 180.6 " 172.2 "
Front Hiproom
53.3 " N/A N/A
Front Legroom
42.7 " 41.8 " 41.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 " 55.3 " 54.0 "
Front Tread
59 " 59 " 58 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,810 lbs. 4,674 lbs. 4,398 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 9.0 cu.ft. 8.0 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
89 cu.ft. 84 cu.ft. N/A
Payload
N/A 882 lbs. 904 lbs.
Rear Headroom
36.5 " 36.5 " 37.0 "
Rear Hiproom
48.1 " N/A N/A
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " 49.3 " 42.2 "
Rear Tread
59 " 60 " 60 "
Turning Radius
17.4 ' 18.1 ' 17.5 '
Wheelbase
106 " 109 " 105 "
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Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black chrome black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger dual power remote heated
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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 N/A N/A
Security System
security system security system security system
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
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 center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Head Protection
N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer immobilizer
Knee Airbag
N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags N/A N/A
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
36/36,000 N/A N/A
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
N/A 48/50,000 48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 48/unlimited 48/unlimited
Invoice
$27,318 $40,020 $30,630
MSRP
$29,535 $43,500 $33,100
Used Starting Price
$7,922 N/A N/A
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$61 $61 $53