Specs

Research 2009 Mazda RX-8 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Sport 4dr Coupe Man Sport

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.4

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4

Engine

Displacement 1.3L/80
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 8500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 159 @ 5500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas Rotary
Fuel System MPFI

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 52.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7
Length, Overall (in) 175.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.0
Second Hip Room (in) 48.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.2
Front Head Room (in) 36.7

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Steering

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

Summary

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

Suspension

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

Tires

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

Trailering

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

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.78
Clutch Size (in) 9.29
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3064

Wheels

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