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Average User Score
4.5 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 70 reviews
2005 Mazda RX-8 Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 70 reviews
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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Mazda RX-8 Questions
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...
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...
Re-assemble Passenger Side Window
need to re assemble electric window
Why Have I Got Oil Leaking From My Starter Motor? (2005 Renesis Engine)
Why Would A Parked Mazda Rx8 Catch Fire And Burn?
A 2005 Mazda RX8 is parked and after a few hours catches fire. What can be the cause of this?