2009 Mazda RX-8 4-Door Coupe Manual Touring Specs

4-Door Coupe Manual Touring
MSRP based on 4-Door Coupe Manual Touring

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 16 mpg City/22 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas Rotary, 1.3L
EPA Class Sub-compact
Style Name 4dr Cpe Man Touring
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style 2dr Car
Transmission 6-speed manual transmission w/OD & short-throw shifter


EPA Classification Sub-compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3064
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Second Hip Room (in) 48.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 106.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3
Height, Overall (in) 52.8
Length, Overall (in) 175.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.6

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 159 @ 5500
Fuel System MPFI
Engine Type Gas Rotary
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 8500
Displacement 1.3L/80
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.82
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.78
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Clutch Size (in) 9.29
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.43
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.99
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P225/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45R18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce...
Dynamic stability control w/traction control
Driver & front passenger airbags w/passenger sensor
Driver & front passenger side airbags
Driver & front passenger curtain airbags
Front 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters
Tire pressure monitoring system


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 36,000
Roadside Assistance Years 3

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.4
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA