Mazda RX-8 Mazda RX-8 2011

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Mazda RX-8 Features

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Available Features for the Mazda RX-8

  

Model Year 2011 2011 2011
Model RX-8 RX-8 RX-8
Trim Sport Grand Touring R3
Engines  
1.3L R2
OHV-2v
232 hp@8500
159 lb-ft@5500
 1.3L R2<br>OHV-2v<br>232 hp@8500 <br>159 lb-ft@5500 is a standard feature.  1.3L R2<br>OHV-2v<br>232 hp@8500 <br>159 lb-ft@5500 is a standard feature.  1.3L R2<br>OHV-2v<br>232 hp@8500 <br>159 lb-ft@5500 is a standard feature.
1.3L R2
OHV-2v
212 hp@7500
159 lb-ft@5500
 1.3L R2<br>OHV-2v<br>212 hp@7500 <br>159 lb-ft@5500 is an optional feature.  1.3L R2<br>OHV-2v<br>212 hp@7500 <br>159 lb-ft@5500 is an optional feature.  
Transmissions  
6-speed manual 6-speed manual is a standard feature. 6-speed manual is a standard feature. 6-speed manual is a standard feature.
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature. 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature.  
Drivetrains  
RWD RWD is a standard feature. RWD is a standard feature. RWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
225/45WR18 tires 225/45WR18 tires is a standard feature. 225/45WR18 tires is a standard feature. 225/45WR18 tires is a standard feature.
225/40WR19 tires     225/40WR19 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 100W, 6 speakers Unbranded, 100W, 6 speakers is a standard feature.    
Bose, 300W, 9 speakers   Bose, 300W, 9 speakers is a standard feature. Bose, 300W, 9 speakers is a standard feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.     Proximity key is a standard feature. Proximity key is a standard feature.
Enter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt steering wheel, manual Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.     Universal garage door opener is a standard feature. Universal garage door opener is a standard feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is an optional feature. Alarm is an optional feature. Alarm is an optional feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).     Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is an optional feature. Temporary spare tire is an optional feature. Temporary spare tire is an optional feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.     Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Cargo mat Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature.
Cargo net Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature.
Cargo organizerAbove floor system for organizing cargo.   Cargo organizer is an optional feature. Cargo organizer is an optional feature. Cargo organizer is an optional feature.
Above floor system for organizing cargo.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.   Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature.
Usually part of an overhead console.
Rear seat pass-throughUsually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.   Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature. Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature. Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature.
Usually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.
Second-row high consoleSecond-row center console that rises to armrest height, and usually includes storage.    Second-row high console is a standard feature. Second-row high console is a standard feature. Second-row high console is a standard feature.
Second-row center console that rises to armrest height, and usually includes storage.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.     Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.  
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.     Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player      
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.     MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.     Navigation system is an optional feature.  
Screen-based navigation system.
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.     Rain-sensing wipers is a standard feature.  
Wipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
Surround sound   Surround sound is a standard feature. Surround sound is a standard feature.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Exterior  
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.       Body kit is a standard feature.
Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Larger rear spoilerOnly listed if a second, smaller spoiler is also standard or optional. No additional value because no way to compare across models.       Larger rear spoiler is a standard feature.
Only listed if a second, smaller spoiler is also standard or optional. No additional value because no way to compare across models.
Paint, special white Paint, special white is an optional feature. Paint, special white is an optional feature. Paint, special white is an optional feature.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature.  
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof   Sunroof is a standard feature.  
Sunroof wind deflector   Sunroof wind deflector is an optional feature.  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.     Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.     Automatic headlights is a standard feature.  
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.     Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.     Heated mirrors is a standard feature.  
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.   Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature.
Area around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.     Xenon HID headlights is a standard feature. Xenon HID headlights is a standard feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Powertrain  
Limited-slip rear differentialWhen one rear wheel spins, the differential locks up, sending power to the wheel with better traction.   Limited-slip rear differential is a standard feature. Limited-slip rear differential is a standard feature. Limited-slip rear differential is a standard feature.
When one rear wheel spins, the differential locks up, sending power to the wheel with better traction.
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.   Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is an optional feature. Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is an optional feature.  
Paddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.  
Front sport buckets     Front sport buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row buckets Second-row buckets is a standard feature. Second-row buckets is a standard feature. Second-row buckets is a standard feature.
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.   All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature.
All-weather floormats.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Door sill trim plates Door sill trim plates is a standard feature. Door sill trim plates is a standard feature. Door sill trim plates is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Heated front seats   Heated front seats is a standard feature.  
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.     Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.   Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Memory system, driver seat   Memory system, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Metal pedals Metal pedals is a standard feature. Metal pedals is a standard feature. Metal pedals is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat   Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Power height adjuster, driver seat   Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.     Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Power-adjustable lower back support.
Power recliner, driver seat   Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.     Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.       Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.   Wheel locks is a standard feature. Wheel locks is a standard feature. Wheel locks is a standard feature.
Lug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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