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2004 Mazda RX-8 Model Comparison

Base Coupe

General Pricing

Resale Value $26,680.00 $26,200.00 $22,098.00
Destination $520.00 $520.00 $520.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.6L R2 1.8L I4 1.8L I4
Horsepower 238 @ 8500 RPM 178 @ 6000 RPM 142 @ 7000 RPM
Torque 159 @ 5500 RPM 166 @ 4500 RPM 125 @ 5000 RPM
Valves 0 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2616 1839 1839
Bore X Stroke (in.) 0.0 X 0.0 3.3 X 3.3 3.3 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 10:1 9.5:1 10:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 18 20 23
Highway (mpg) 24 26 28

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3029.2 2528.7 2447.1
Wheelbase (in.) 106.4 89.2 89.2
Length (in.) 174.3 155.7 155.3
Width (in.) 69.7 66.1 66.1
Height (in.) 52.8 48.0 48.3
Track Front (in.) 58.9 55.7 55.7
Track Rear (in.) 59.3 56.7 56.7
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 38.2 37.1 37.1
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.8 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 42.7 42.8 42.8
Rear Legroom (in.) 32.2 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.9 49.7 49.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.9 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.4 49.2 49.2
Rear Hip Room (in.) 48.1 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 46.0 46.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone wishbone
Tires 225/45R18 205/40R17 205/45R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes N/A Yes
CD Changer N/A Yes N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A N/A
Tilt Steering Yes N/A N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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