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Average User Score
4.5 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 72 reviews
2005 Mazda RX-8 Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 72 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
Why Will My Car Push Start But Not Start By The Starter Even When The Start...
only push starts but wont start with the key even when the starter turns the engine over
2005 Mazda Rx8 Will Turn Over But Want Start. I Was Driving The Engine Bogg...
I was driving my mazda rx8 the engine bogged down and want restart had to get it towed. it will turn over but want start
Abs Light And Traction Control Light On
my abs light and traction control light come on when i apply brakes. I have 2 codes that come up c1290 and c1953. The fuses are okay and the brakes are new with less than 5k on them. The braking is de...
My Car Starts When Cold But Cant If Hot, Mileage 67,000 As When Dis Problem...
Is thermostat for the climate control system or it needs engine rebuilt?
I Have An 05 Rx8. Hit A Pothole And Now All My Dashlights Are On. I Did A V...
05 RX8 Hit a pothole now all my dashlights are lit up.. HELP!