2005 Mazda RX-8 Overview

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Avg. Price: $8,369
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4.55 stars

Based on 70 reviews

My 2005 Mazda Rx-8 by Calvin
 — I loce driving my car. I have had it for3.5 years and it feels like I just bought it yesterday. I used to count the seconds until I could get out of work and just drive. I frequently drive nowhere and... Read More
My First Test Drive Of An Rx-8 by Pat
 — Okay so I'm going to be straight forwards with this, the gas mileage kinda sucks. It's not as bad as an SUV, but it's getting there. Although, for the way it's driven and the way it performs, it se... Read More
Mazda Rx-8 by Matt
 — Main reason for purchaseing was the looks, just love the shape and styling. Reasonable performance is a bonus (this is the 192bhp version with 5 speed gearbox), though it is by no means the quickest ... Read More

2005 Mazda RX-8 Overview

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2005 Mazda RX-8

For the 2005 model year, Mazda added a Shinka edition to the RX-8 lineup. It was equipped with leather seats, a power sunroof, multi-adjustable power seats, heated front seats, traction control,  stability control, and a CD changer, among other features.
Like the base RX-8 model, it was powered by a 1.3-liter Renesis rotary engine that produced 238 horsepower when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, and 197 horsepower when equipped with a four-speed automatic transmission.
Standard features for the base RX-8 included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, dual front and side airbags, anti-lock brakes, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with a tilt steering column, steering-wheel-mounted controls, a tire pressure monitor, and an AM/FM stereo system with a CD player.
The RX-8's performance and acceleration, responsive handling, styling, interior, and roominess (for a sports coupe) were among the positive points cited by drivers. On the downside, drivers noted that gas mileage could have been better.

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I Have A 2005 Mazda Rx 8.. If I Start It At School And Drive It To Gas Stat...

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Why Won't My Rear Lights Turn On? The Break Lights Power But Not The Runnin...

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Can Someone Help Me With Advice On My Rx8 Engine Not Starting

hi i am in need of some advice be for i think of an engine rebuild . I just bought an rx8 as a none runner the bloke i had it from is a car dealer an he got the car of a friend it came in as a part e...

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Theres A Light On My Dashboard That Is On No Matter What

on my dashboard theres a red rectangular light with stripes in the middle. it doesn't come off. what does it mean or what do I do to get rid of it

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All The Dashboard Lights Are On.

I replaced the battery and changed out the battery clamps and made sure they were on tights. Now all the dashboard lights are on and the new battery wont hold a charge. The car will start but wont ido...

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