Mazda Rx8 owners manuals

Mazda Rx8

Model overview

The Mazda RX-8 is a sports automobile produced by Japanese carmaker Mazda from 2002 through 2012. It debuted in 2001 at the North American International Auto Show. It is the replacement to the RX-7 and, like its ancestors in the RX series, it is equipped by a rotary Wankel engine. In North America, the RX-8 was ready for sale from the 2003 model year.

Mazda declared in 2011, that the RX-8 was to be suspended quoting the 2012 model year to be the latest year of making. In 2010 the RX-8 was withdrawn from the European after the vehicle failed to satisfy emissions standards.

The Mazda RX-8 is available in trim levels: Sport, Grand Touring and R3.

The rear-wheel-drive Mazda RX-8 is equipped by a 1.3-liter rotary engine that generates 212 horsepower through the six-speed automatic transmission, or 232 hp when provided with the six-speed manual gearbox. Every RX-8 powertrain provides 152 pound-feet of torque.

Mazda RX-8 known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Mazda RX-8 are:

  • A recall to fix issues with the exhaust system that could produce a fuel leak
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Insufficient low-end power and acceleration
  • Modest trunk opening
  • Gear knob illumination failure
  • Catalytic converter prone to failure
  • Starting and engine problems caused by unique rotary-style engine

Mazda Rx8 PDF owner manual

Below you can find the owners manuals for the Rx8 model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Mazda Rx8 to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.

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