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Zip Code: 20146
2008 Mazda RX-8
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Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg 21.0 mpg 19.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
22.0 mpg 28.0 mpg 28.0 mpg
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
4 occupants
2 occupants
2 occupants
Radio
SIRIUS-ready AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan SIRIUS-ready AM/FM/Satellite-capable, clock, seek-scan XM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls
Cup Holder
front and rear front front
1-Touch Open
driver driver and passenger driver
Air Compressor
air compressor air compressor air compressor
Air Filter
air filter N/A N/A
Amplifier
amplifier amplifier N/A
Antenna
window grid fixed fixed
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Clock
in-dash N/A N/A
Convertible Roof
N/A power with glass rear window, hard top, Windblocker wind blocker manual with lining, glass rear window
Dome Light
fade dome light fade
Door Bins
dual N/A N/A
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
Emergency SOS
N/A N/A OnStar Safe & Sound
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature N/A N/A
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual N/A
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent fixed interval variable intermittent
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System N/A N/A
Glove Box
locking locking locking
Instrument Display
analog analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin bin N/A
Interior Concealed Storage
N/A interior concealed storage N/A
Internet Access
N/A N/A internet access
Lighter Elements
front N/A N/A
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge oil pressure gauge N/A
Overhead Console
mini with storage N/A N/A
Power Outlets
2 1 1
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls
Radio Theft Deterrent
N/A N/A THEFTLOCK
Reading Lights
front N/A front
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts N/A N/A
Rear Windows
vented N/A N/A
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night day-night day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical power N/A
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power N/A retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
1 1 2
Smokers Package
ashtray N/A N/A
Speakers
9 Bose(R) 7 Bose(R) 6
Speed Sensitve Wipers
N/A N/A speed sensitive wipers
Steering Wheel
tilt sport tilt sport tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip N/A N/A
Sunroof
express open N/A N/A
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light light
Trip Computer
N/A N/A trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power mechanical power
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet N/A carpet
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated N/A driver
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
4 occupants
2 occupants
2 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth leather cloth
Rear Seats
bucket N/A N/A
Heated Front Seats
N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Front Armrests
center N/A N/A
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
fixed fixed fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way 6-way 6-way (2-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
fixed N/A N/A
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru N/A N/A
Door Trim
cloth leatherette N/A
Headliner
full cloth N/A N/A
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear carpet front carpet front
Dashboard Insert
piano black piano black N/A
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/aluminum leather leather
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
159 @ 5500 140 @ 5000 260 @ 2500-5250
Horsepower
232 @ 8500 166 @ 6700 260 @ 5300
Engine
1.3L Rotary 232 HP 2.0L I-4 166 HP 2.0L I-4 260 HP
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal. 12.7 gal. 13.0 gal.
Range
297 miles 307 miles 300 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel
Alternator
100 amp 100 amp 140 amp
Axle Ratio
4.44 4.10 3.73
Battery
490 amp 325 amp 590 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
Limited Slip Differential
Tochigi Fuji N/A limited slip differential
Traction Control
driveline N/A ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
stability control N/A StabiliTrak
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum 17.0 " silver aluminum 18.0 " polished aluminum
Front Suspension
double wishbone double wishbone short and long arm
Rear Suspension
multi-link multi-link short and long arm
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
sport N/A sport
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 Bilstein
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 Bilstein
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
N/A steering cooler N/A
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front front
Front Tires
P225/45WR18.0BSW performance P205/45WR17.0BSW performance P245/45WR18.0BSW performance
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Door Count
4 doors 2 doors 2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 5.3 cu.ft. 5.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
69.7 " 67.7 " 71.3 "
Front Headroom
36.8 " 37.0 " 38.5 "
Rear Legroom
32.2 " N/A N/A
Curb Weight
3,045 lbs. 2,575 lbs. 2,976 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 N/A N/A
Exterior Height
52.8 " 49.4 " 50.1 "
Exterior Length
174.3 " 157.3 " 157.2 "
Front Hiproom
53.3 " 50.6 " 50.6 "
Front Legroom
42.7 " 43.1 " 42.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 " 53.2 " 52.4 "
Front Tread
59 " 59 " 61 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,810 lbs. 3,122 lbs. N/A
Interior Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 5.3 cu.ft. 2.1 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
89 cu.ft. N/A N/A
Rear Headroom
36.5 " N/A N/A
Rear Hiproom
48.1 " N/A N/A
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " N/A N/A
Rear Tread
59 " 59 " 61 "
Turning Radius
17.4 ' 15.4 ' 17.5 '
Wheelbase
106 " 92 " 95 "
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Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black w/chrome surround silver
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 N/A daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
security system N/A security system
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat
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 N/A
Head Protection
N/A driver and passenger N/A
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer PASS-Key III+
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 N/A
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams side impact beams
Tracker System
N/A N/A tracker system
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Accessories Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/unlimited 72/100,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 60/100,000
Invoice
$27,318 $25,046 $26,587
MSRP
$29,535 $27,110 $28,135
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$61 $48 $50