Compare 2011 Mazda RX-8 vs 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

2011 Mazda RX-8
2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
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4-Door Coupe Automatic Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Coupe Automatic Sport 16 23 $24,819 $26,795
4-Door Coupe Manual Sport 16 22 $24,819 $26,795
4-Door Coupe Manual Grand Touring 16 22 $29,878 $32,260
4-Door Coupe Manual R3 16 22 $29,904 $32,290
4-Door Coupe Automatic Grand Touring 16 23 $30,526 $32,960
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2-Door 2.0T Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 2.0T Manual 21 30 $21,180 $22,250
2-Door 2.0T Automatic 20 30 $22,354 $23,500
2-Door 2.0T Manual R-Spec 21 30 $23,294 $24,500
2-Door 2.0T Automatic Premium 20 30 $25,410 $26,750
2-Door 3.8L Manual R-Spec 17 26 $25,142 $26,750
2-Door 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Blk Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
2-Door 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Brn Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
2-Door 3.8L Manual Track 17 26 $28,862 $30,750
2-Door 3.8L Automatic Track 17 27 $30,257 $32,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,819
$21,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,795
$22,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$447 / month
$371 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
For road or track, the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is one of the best performance values on the market.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 44.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 56.0
Second Leg Room (in)
32.2 30.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
48.1 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.0 88.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
52.8 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 111.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
175.6 182.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.6 10.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.99 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 14.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA T135/90D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R18 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45R18 P225/45VR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3111 3294
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.4 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
212 @ 7500 210 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Rotary Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
159 @ 5500 233 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.3L/80 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 30
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.47
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.30 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.67
Trans Type
6 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mazda RX-8 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .94
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 5-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Independant
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Dual link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .70
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 7.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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