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2011 Mazda RX-8 Overview

2011 Mazda RX-8

2011 Mazda RX-8 Review

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The RX-8 has a lot of competition among sporty vehicles in the $30,000 range, but it is the Mazda's unique features that enhance its appeal. The Mazda RENESIS rotary engine is the only one of its kind available in the United States, and the RX-8's rounded styling makes it unmistakable on the road. The RX-8's handling is almost universally acclaimed by auto journalists and enthusiasts alike. Add in Mazda's reputation for making great-handling, reliable, value-laden vehicles and the RX-8 becomes the only one in its class.
4dr Cpe Man
Sport
MSRP: $27,590

  • 18" x 8" aluminum alloy wheels w/locks
  • P225/45R18 high-performance summer tires
  • Rear lip spoiler
  • Halogen headlights
  • LED tail lights
  • Heat absorbent tinted windshield w/sunshade
  • Body-color pwr mirrors
  • Free style doors
  • Variable-intermittent windshield wipers

  • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: digital clock, (6) speakers, aux input jack
  • In-glass rear antenna

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/occupant detection system
  • Driver & front passenger side airbags
  • Driver & front passenger curtain airbags
  • Front 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: integrated head restraints, passenger one touch walk-in function
  • Rear bucket seats w/pass-through
  • Center console w/pwr outlet
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Black scuff plates w/aluminum accents
  • Aluminum foot pedals & footrest
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/cruise & audio controls
  • Black gauges -inc: chrome bezels, white lettering, blue LED illumination w/red nighttime illumination
  • (2) resettable trip odometers
  • Outside temp display
  • Warning lamps -inc: airbags, battery, brake, engine, fuel, high-beam, oil, seat belt, tire pressure
  • Pwr windows -inc: one-touch open/close, remote down, illuminated switches
  • Pwr door locks w/illuminated switches
  • Remote keyless entry w/illuminated entry
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel door/hood/trunk lid release
  • Alarm system w/engine immobilizer
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defogger w/auto-off feature
  • Side window demisters
  • Rear heat ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove compartment
  • Cigarette lighter w/ash tray
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Cloth-trimmed door panels
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Lighting -inc: ignition key, door/overhead dimming, dual maplights
  • Aluminum & leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Cup holders -inc: (2) front, (2) rear
  • Rear console w/covered storage

  • 1.3L RENESIS MPFI 2-rotor rotary engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD & short-throw shifter
  • Lightweight carbon fiber driveshaft
  • Variable dynamic effect intake system
  • Torque sensing limited slip differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Shock tower brace
  • Direct drive electric pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel pwr ventilated disc brakes
  • Low pressure main muffler exhaust
  • Single exhaust system w/dual chrome tailpipes
  • VELOCITY RED MICA
  • SPARKLING BLACK MICA
  • LIQUID SILVER METALLIC
  • ALASKA REGION -inc: Alaska destination charge adjustment
  • IN-DASH 6-DISC CD/MP3 CHANGER (PIO)
  • LEV EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT *Restricted to CA, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, VT, CT, RI, PA & WA*
  • COLLAPSIBLE CARGO CARRIER (PIO)
  • CARGO NET (PIO)
  • CARGO ORGANIZER (PIO)
  • CARGO TRAY (PIO)
  • DOOR EDGE GUARDS (PIO)
  • NATIONAL REGION
  • BLACK, CLOTH SEAT TRIM
  • ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS (PIO)
  • FEDERAL EMISSIONS (STD)
  • FRONT & REAR MUD GUARDS (PIO)
  • ** PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS & THEIR PRICES ARE CARRIED OVER FROM 2010 **
  • STANDARD PAINT
  • SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO -inc: 6-month subscription *N/A in Alaska or Hawaii* (PIO)
  • SPARE TIRE KIT (PIO)
Price $27,590 MSRP
Body Style sedan
Engine Gas Rotary
Seating 4
Fuel Economy 16 MPG city
22 MPG highway
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
4dr Cpe Auto
Sport
MSRP: $27,590

  • 18" x 8" aluminum alloy wheels w/locks
  • P225/45R18 high-performance summer tires
  • Halogen headlights
  • LED tail lights
  • Heat absorbent tinted windshield w/sunshade
  • Body-color pwr mirrors
  • Free style doors
  • Variable-intermittent windshield wipers

  • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: digital clock, (6) speakers, aux input jack
  • In-glass rear antenna

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/occupant detection system
  • Driver & front passenger side airbags
  • Driver & front passenger curtain airbags
  • Front 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: integrated head restraints, passenger one touch walk-in function
  • Rear bucket seats w/pass-through
  • Center console w/pwr outlet
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Black scuff plates w/aluminum accents
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/cruise & audio controls
  • Black gauges -inc: chrome bezels, white lettering, blue LED illumination w/red nighttime illumination
  • (2) resettable trip odometers
  • Outside temp display
  • Warning lamps -inc: airbags, battery, brake, engine, fuel, high-beam, oil, seat belt, tire pressure
  • Pwr windows -inc: one-touch open/close, remote down, illuminated switches
  • Pwr door locks w/illuminated switches
  • Remote keyless entry w/illuminated entry
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel door/hood/trunk lid release
  • Alarm system w/engine immobilizer
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defogger w/auto-off feature
  • Side window demisters
  • Rear heat ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove compartment
  • Cigarette lighter w/ash tray
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Cloth-trimmed door panels
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Lighting -inc: ignition key, door/overhead dimming, dual maplights
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob w/silver accent
  • Cup holders -inc: (2) front, (2) rear
  • Rear console w/covered storage

  • 1.3L RENESIS MPFI 2-rotor rotary engine
  • 6-speed sport automatic transmission w/OD, paddle shifters, adaptive shift logic
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Shock tower brace
  • Direct drive electric pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel pwr ventilated disc brakes
  • Single exhaust system w/dual chrome tailpipes
  • VELOCITY RED MICA
  • SPARKLING BLACK MICA
  • LIQUID SILVER METALLIC
  • ALASKA REGION -inc: Alaska destination charge adjustment
  • IN-DASH 6-DISC CD/MP3 CHANGER (PIO)
  • LEV EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT *Restricted to CA, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, VT, CT, RI, PA & WA*
  • COLLAPSIBLE CARGO CARRIER (PIO)
  • CARGO NET (PIO)
  • CARGO ORGANIZER (PIO)
  • CARGO TRAY (PIO)
  • DOOR EDGE GUARDS (PIO)
  • NATIONAL REGION
  • BLACK, CLOTH SEAT TRIM
  • ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS (PIO)
  • FEDERAL EMISSIONS (STD)
  • FRONT & REAR MUD GUARDS (PIO)
  • ** PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS & THEIR PRICES ARE CARRIED OVER FROM 2010 **
  • STANDARD PAINT
  • REAR WING SPOILER (PIO)
  • SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO -inc: 6-month subscription *N/A in Alaska or Hawaii* (PIO)
  • SPARE TIRE KIT (PIO)
Price $27,590 MSRP
Body Style sedan
Engine Gas Rotary
Seating 4
Fuel Economy 16 MPG city
23 MPG highway
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
4dr Cpe Man
Grand Touring
MSRP: $33,055

  • 18" x 8" aluminum alloy wheels w/locks
  • P225/45R18 high-performance summer tires
  • Pwr sliding glass moonroof w/1-touch open, sunshade
  • Rear lip spoiler
  • Auto leveling xenon headlights w/auto on/off
  • Fog lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Heat absorbent tinted windshield w/sunshade
  • Body-color heated pwr mirrors
  • Free style doors
  • Variable-intermittent rain sensing windshield wipers

  • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3 changer -inc: 300-watt Bose sound system, (9) speakers, AudioPilot noise compensation, Centerpoint surround sound, aux input jack, digital clock
  • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month subscription
  • Bluetooth hands free phone system
  • In-glass rear antenna

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dynamic stability control w/traction control
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/occupant detection system
  • Driver & front passenger side airbags
  • Driver & front passenger curtain airbags
  • Front 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

  • Leather heated front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver, driver pwr lumbar, driver 3-position memory, integrated head restraints, driver/passenger one touch walk-in function
  • Rear bucket seats w/pass-through
  • Center console w/pwr outlet
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Black scuff plates w/aluminum accents
  • Aluminum foot pedals & footrest
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/cruise & audio controls
  • Black gauges -inc: chrome bezels, white lettering, blue LED illumination w/red nighttime illumination
  • (2) resettable trip odometers
  • Outside temp display
  • Warning lamps -inc: airbags, battery, brake, engine, fuel, high-beam, oil, seat belt, tire pressure
  • Pwr windows -inc: one-touch open/close, remote down, illuminated switches
  • Pwr door locks w/illuminated switches
  • Advanced keyless entry & start
  • Remote keyless entry w/illuminated entry
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel door/hood/trunk lid release
  • Alarm system w/engine immobilizer
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Rear window defogger w/auto-off feature
  • Side window demisters
  • Rear heat ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove compartment
  • Cigarette lighter w/ash tray
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Color-keyed synthetic leather-trimmed door panels
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror w/HomeLink
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Lighting -inc: ignition key, door/overhead dimming, dual maplights
  • Aluminum & leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Leather-wrapped parking brake w/bright button
  • Cup holders -inc: (2) front, (2) rear
  • Rear console w/covered storage

  • 1.3L RENESIS MPFI 2-rotor rotary engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD & short-throw shifter
  • Lightweight carbon fiber driveshaft
  • Variable dynamic effect intake system
  • Torque sensing limited slip differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Shock tower brace
  • Direct drive electric pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel pwr ventilated disc brakes
  • Low pressure main muffler exhaust
  • Single exhaust system w/dual chrome tailpipes
  • VELOCITY RED MICA
  • SPARKLING BLACK MICA
  • LIQUID SILVER METALLIC
  • ALASKA REGION -inc: Alaska destination charge adjustment
  • LEV EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT *Restricted to CA, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, VT, CT, RI, PA & WA*
  • COLLAPSIBLE CARGO CARRIER (PIO)
  • CARGO NET (PIO)
  • CARGO ORGANIZER (PIO)
  • CARGO TRAY (PIO)
  • DOOR EDGE GUARDS (PIO)
  • NATIONAL REGION
  • BLACK, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
  • ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS (PIO)
  • FEDERAL EMISSIONS (STD)
  • FRONT & REAR MUD GUARDS (PIO)
  • MOONROOF WIND DEFLECTOR (PIO)
  • NAVIGATION SYSTEM -inc: DVD navigation system, in-dash 7" LCD touch screen
  • ** PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS & THEIR PRICES ARE CARRIED OVER FROM 2010 **
  • STANDARD PAINT
  • SPARE TIRE KIT (PIO)
Price $33,055 MSRP
Body Style sedan
Engine Gas Rotary
Seating 4
Fuel Economy 16 MPG city
22 MPG highway
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
4dr Cpe Auto
Grand Touring
MSRP: $33,755

  • 18" x 8" aluminum alloy wheels w/locks
  • P225/45R18 high-performance summer tires
  • Pwr sliding glass moonroof w/1-touch open, sunshade
  • Auto leveling xenon headlights w/auto on/off
  • Fog lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Heat absorbent tinted windshield w/sunshade
  • Body-color heated pwr mirrors
  • Free style doors
  • Variable-intermittent rain sensing windshield wipers

  • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3 changer -inc: 300-watt Bose sound system, (9) speakers, AudioPilot noise compensation, Centerpoint surround sound, aux input jack, digital clock
  • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month subscription
  • Bluetooth hands free phone system
  • In-glass rear antenna

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dynamic stability control w/traction control
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/occupant detection system
  • Driver & front passenger side airbags
  • Driver & front passenger curtain airbags
  • Front 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

  • Leather heated front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver, driver pwr lumbar, driver 3-position memory, integrated head restraints, driver/passenger one touch walk-in function
  • Rear bucket seats w/pass-through
  • Center console w/pwr outlet
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Black scuff plates w/aluminum accents
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/cruise & audio controls
  • Black gauges -inc: chrome bezels, white lettering, blue LED illumination w/red nighttime illumination
  • (2) resettable trip odometers
  • Outside temp display
  • Warning lamps -inc: airbags, battery, brake, engine, fuel, high-beam, oil, seat belt, tire pressure
  • Pwr windows -inc: one-touch open/close, remote down, illuminated switches
  • Pwr door locks w/illuminated switches
  • Advanced keyless entry & start
  • Remote keyless entry w/illuminated entry
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel door/hood/trunk lid release
  • Alarm system w/engine immobilizer
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Rear window defogger w/auto-off feature
  • Side window demisters
  • Rear heat ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove compartment
  • Cigarette lighter w/ash tray
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Color-keyed synthetic leather-trimmed door panels
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror w/HomeLink
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Lighting -inc: ignition key, door/overhead dimming, dual maplights
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob w/silver accent
  • Leather-wrapped parking brake w/bright button
  • Cup holders -inc: (2) front, (2) rear
  • Rear console w/covered storage

  • 1.3L RENESIS MPFI 2-rotor rotary engine
  • 6-speed sport automatic transmission w/OD, paddle shifters, adaptive shift logic
  • Torque sensing limited slip differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: gas shocks
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Shock tower brace
  • Direct drive electric pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel pwr ventilated disc brakes
  • Single exhaust system w/dual chrome tailpipes
  • VELOCITY RED MICA
  • SPARKLING BLACK MICA
  • LIQUID SILVER METALLIC
  • ALASKA REGION -inc: Alaska destination charge adjustment
  • LEV EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT *Restricted to CA, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, VT, CT, RI, PA & WA*
  • COLLAPSIBLE CARGO CARRIER (PIO)
  • CARGO NET (PIO)
  • CARGO ORGANIZER (PIO)
  • CARGO TRAY (PIO)
  • DOOR EDGE GUARDS (PIO)
  • NATIONAL REGION
  • BLACK, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
  • ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS (PIO)
  • FEDERAL EMISSIONS (STD)
  • FRONT & REAR MUD GUARDS (PIO)
  • MOONROOF WIND DEFLECTOR (PIO)
  • NAVIGATION SYSTEM -inc: DVD navigation system, in-dash 7" LCD touch screen
  • ** PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS & THEIR PRICES ARE CARRIED OVER FROM 2010 **
  • STANDARD PAINT
  • REAR WING SPOILER (PIO)
  • SPARE TIRE KIT (PIO)
Price $33,755 MSRP
Body Style sedan
Engine Gas Rotary
Seating 4
Fuel Economy 16 MPG city
23 MPG highway
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
4dr Cpe Man
R3
MSRP: $33,085

  • 19" x 8" forged aluminum alloy wheels w/locks
  • P225/40R19 high-performance summer tires
  • Sport styled front bumper
  • Side sills
  • Rear wing spoiler
  • Auto leveling xenon headlights w/auto on/off
  • Fog lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Heat absorbent tinted windshield w/sunshade
  • Body-color pwr mirrors
  • Free style doors
  • Variable-intermittent windshield wipers

  • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3 changer -inc: 300-watt Bose sound system, (9) speakers, AudioPilot noise compensation, Centerpoint surround sound, aux input jack, digital clock
  • Bluetooth hands free phone system
  • In-glass rear antenna

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dynamic stability control w/traction control
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/occupant detection system
  • Driver & front passenger side airbags
  • Driver & front passenger curtain airbags
  • Front 3-point seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

  • Leather bolster & cloth Recaro bucket seats -inc: integrated head restraints, one touch passenger walk-in function
  • Rear bucket seats w/pass-through
  • Center console w/pwr outlet
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Black scuff plates w/aluminum accents
  • Aluminum foot pedals & footrest
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/cruise & audio controls
  • Black gauges -inc: chrome bezels, white lettering, blue LED illumination w/red nighttime illumination
  • (2) resettable trip odometers
  • Outside temp display
  • Warning lamps -inc: airbags, battery, brake, engine, fuel, high-beam, oil, seat belt, tire pressure
  • Pwr windows -inc: one-touch open/close, remote down, illuminated switches
  • Pwr door locks w/illuminated switches
  • Advanced keyless entry & start
  • Remote keyless entry w/illuminated entry
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel door/hood/trunk lid release
  • Alarm system w/engine immobilizer
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defogger w/auto-off feature
  • Side window demisters
  • Rear heat ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove compartment
  • Cigarette lighter w/ash tray
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder
  • Color-keyed synthetic leather-trimmed door panels
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror w/HomeLink
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Lighting -inc: ignition key, door/overhead dimming, dual maplights
  • Aluminum & leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Leather-wrapped parking brake w/bright button
  • Cup holders -inc: (2) front, (2) rear
  • Rear console w/covered storage

  • 1.3L RENESIS MPFI 2-rotor rotary engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD & short-throw shifter
  • Lightweight carbon fiber driveshaft
  • Variable dynamic effect intake system
  • Torque sensing limited slip differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension -inc: Bilstein shocks, urethane foam injected cross member
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: Bilstein gas-filled shocks
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Shock tower brace
  • Direct drive electric pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel pwr ventilated disc brakes
  • Low pressure main muffler exhaust
  • Single exhaust system w/dual chrome tailpipes
  • VELOCITY RED MICA
  • ALASKA REGION -inc: Alaska destination charge adjustment
  • LEV EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT *Restricted to CA, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, VT, CT, RI, PA & WA*
  • COLLAPSIBLE CARGO CARRIER (PIO)
  • CARGO NET (PIO)
  • CARGO ORGANIZER (PIO)
  • CARGO TRAY (PIO)
  • DOOR EDGE GUARDS (PIO)
  • NATIONAL REGION
  • BLACK/GRAY, LEATHER/CLOTH SEAT TRIM
  • ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS (PIO)
  • FEDERAL EMISSIONS (STD)
  • ** PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS & THEIR PRICES ARE CARRIED OVER FROM 2010 **
  • STANDARD PAINT
  • SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO -inc: 6-month subscription *N/A in Alaska or Hawaii* (PIO)
  • SPARE TIRE KIT (PIO)
Price $33,085 MSRP
Body Style sedan
Engine Gas Rotary
Seating 4
Fuel Economy 16 MPG city
22 MPG highway
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive