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Mazda MX-5 1.8i

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mazda MX-5 1.8i

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1840 cm3 / 112.3 cu in / 112.3 cu in, 168.0 N·m / 123.9 lb·ft / 123.9 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2008
ModelMX-5 1.8iIssued until
SerieMX-5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)144 l / 5.09 cu ft / 5.09 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3680 l / 129.96 cu ft / 129.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3960 mm / 155.9 in / 155.9 inTotal (curb) weight1140 kg / 2513 lb / 2513 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2270 mm / 89.4 in / 89.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.41 m2 / 26.0 sq ft / 26.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.98
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1840 cm3 / 112.3 cu in / 112.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity459.90 cm3/cylinder / 28.065 cu in/cylinder / 28.065 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque168.0 N·m / 123.9 lb·ft / 123.9 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.3 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions204 g/km / 328 g/mi / 328 g/mi (est.)
  Range575 km / 357 mi / 357 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/50-R15Tyres rear195/50-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsEBD (electronic brake-force distribution)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda MX-5 1.8i

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