When comparing the Mazda RX-8's and the Audi TT's specifications and ratings, the Mazda RX-8 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Audi TT has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Mazda RX-8's and the Audi TT's specifications and ratings, the Mazda RX-8 is a better car than the Audi TT.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Mazda RX-8’s base engine makes 232 horsepower, and the Audi TT base engine makes 211 horsepower. The RX-8 is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 372 miles. The TT is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles. This gives the Audi TT the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Mazda RX-8. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Mazda RX-8 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Audi TT has the advantage in the area of cargo space.