Mazda RX-8 Mazda RX-8 2010

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Mazda RX-8 Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2010)

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2010 Mazda RX-8 Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr Coupe
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Length 175.6 in
Width 69.7 in
Height 52.8 in
Curb Weight 3094 lb.
Fuel Capacity 15.9 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 38.2 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 54.8 in
Hip Room, Row 1 53.3 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.7 in
Headroom, Row 2 36.8 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 54.9 in
Hip Room, Row 2 48.1 in
Legroom, Row 2 32.2 in
Total Legroom 74.9 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume 7.6 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2010 Mazda RX-8

2010 Mazda RX-8 Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Coupe 232-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
Very comfortable Recaro seats, even on long drives. Larger people may not be comfortable so beware. see full Mazda RX-8 review
2009 4dr Coupe 232-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
Given the RX-8's compact dimensions, you wouldn't expect rear seat space to be a strength. But thanks to clever packaging and a subtly high roofline, there is actually space for real adults in back, provided those up front are short or move their seats up somewhat. With a pair of pickup-like rear-opening "half" rear doors, ingress and egress for rear seat passengers is a snap. For those who want a sports car but have children or need to transport a few friends occassionally, the RX-8 fits the bill nicely. see full Mazda RX-8 review
2010 Mazda RX-8 Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Coupe 232-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
The R3 Recaro seats had side bolsters that were a bit tight for us. I am below average in size as a male, and my wife is also very small and we found the bolsters cut into our hips far more than was comfortable. The seats are racing oriented only. see full Mazda RX-8 review
 

2010 Mazda RX-8 4-door Coupe Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim Sport Grand Touring R3
Standard Engine 1.3L R2
OHV-2v
232 hp@8500
159 lb-ft@5500
1.3L R2
OHV-2v
232 hp@8500
159 lb-ft@5500
1.3L R2
OHV-2v
232 hp@8500
159 lb-ft@5500
Optional Engine(s) 1.3L R2
OHV-2v
212 hp@7500
159 lb-ft@5500
1.3L R2
OHV-2v
212 hp@7500
159 lb-ft@5500
 
Standard Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic 
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWDRWD
Standard Tires225/45WR18 tires225/45WR18 tires225/40WR19 tires

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2010 Mazda RX-8

2010 Mazda RX-8 Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Coupe 232-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
Rotary provides a nearly flat tourque range to 9K rpm, although a bit under powered -- gotta keep the revs very high -- but that is fun! see full Mazda RX-8 review
2009 4dr Coupe 232-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
Extremely smooth, high-revving engine. A near perfect 6-speed gearbox. see full Mazda RX-8 review
2009 4dr Coupe 232-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
V8? V6? inline-four? Nope, forget about cylinders, the RX-8 is one of the few cars on the road with a rotary engine. Able to do more with less, the RX-8's mill displaces just 1.3 liters yet produces 232 horsepower. That does come at a stratospheric 8,500 rpm - redline is a racecar-like 8,000 rpm - so you need to be willing to wind the engine out for best performance. Give it the stick, and the RX-8 can hit 60 mph in a respectable 6 seconds. Torque, at 159 lb-ft at 5,500 rpm, is nothing to write home about. However, there isn't much mass to move around, and as long as you keep the RX-8 in the right gear - easy to do with the smooth-shifting, short-throw six-speed manual - you'll be up to speed in no time. see full Mazda RX-8 review
 

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2010 Mazda RX-8 MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr Coupe Sport 26,495 24,527 750
4dr Coupe Grand Touring 31,960 29,566 750
4dr Coupe R3 31,990 29,594 750

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