When we compare the Mazda RX-8's and the Honda S2000's specifications and ratings, the Mazda RX-8 has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Honda S2000 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Mazda RX-8's and the Honda S2000's specifications and ratings, the Honda S2000 is a better car than the Mazda RX-8.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Mazda RX-8’s base engine makes 212 horsepower, and the Honda S2000 base engine makes 237 horsepower. The RX-8 is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 389 miles. The S2000 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 330 miles.This gives the Honda S2000 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Mazda RX-8 the advantage in maximum range. 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, and cargo space. The Honda S2000 has the advantage in the area of front leg room.