Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




Compare 2006 Honda Civic vs 2006 Mazda RX-8

2006 Honda Civic Change
2006 Mazda RX-8 Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style DX MT
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Engine

Features

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT DX 30 38 $13,509 $14,760
AT DX 30 40 $14,238 $15,560
MT LX 30 38 $15,287 $16,710
AT LX 30 40 $16,017 $17,510
MT EX 30 38 $16,884 $18,460
AT EX 30 40 $17,613 $19,260
MT EX with NAVI 30 38 $18,252 $19,960
AT EX with NAVI 30 40 $18,982 $20,760
AT GX 28 39 N/A $24,440
Coupe MT DX 30 38 $13,326 $14,560
Coupe AT DX 30 40 $14,056 $15,360
Coupe MT LX 30 38 $15,105 $16,510
Coupe AT LX 30 40 $15,835 $17,310
Coupe MT EX 30 38 $16,884 $18,460
Coupe AT EX 30 40 $17,613 $19,260
Coupe MT EX with NAVI 30 38 $18,480 $20,210
Coupe AT EX with NAVI 30 40 $19,210 $21,010
Hybrid CVT 49 51 $20,250 $22,150
Hybrid CVT with NAVI 49 51 $21,618 $23,650
Si Manual 23 32 $18,553 $20,290
Si Manual w/ST 23 32 $18,735 $20,490
Si Manual w/Navi 23 32 $20,149 $22,040
Si Manual w/Navi & ST 23 32 $20,332 $22,240
4-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Coupe Automatic 18 25 $24,458 $26,435
4-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual 18 24 $24,458 $26,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,509
$24,458
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,760
$26,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 32.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.9 89
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 48.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 176.7 174.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 52.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 7.58
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 12.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.67 2.99
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.73 16.43
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/45R18
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2628 3045
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 8.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 4300 159 @ 5500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.3L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6300 232 @ 8500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Rotary
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.76
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.29
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.24 1.65
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.56
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.87 2.27
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.29 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.19
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Civic Sdn Mazda RX-8
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.39 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Sport-Tuned
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Sport-Tuned
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.