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Specs

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Sport 4dr Coupe Auto Sport

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 x - TBD -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.7

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100

Engine

Engine Type Gas Rotary
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 159 @ 5500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 212 @ 7500
Engine Order Code
Fuel System MPFI
Displacement 1.3L/80

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9
Height, Overall (in) 52.8
Length, Overall (in) 174.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.2
Second Hip Room (in) 48.1

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16

Steering

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.99
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.43
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8

Summary

Body Style 4 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mazda RX-8
Vehicle Name Mazda RX-8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire Size P225/45R18
Front Tire Size P225/55R16
Rear Tire Size P225/45R18
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3084

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material