Safety Ratings
2005 Mazda RX-8
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints115
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Mazda RX-8 vehicles

2005 Mazda RX-8 (6/17/2015)  

Campaign Number: 15V382000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Manufacturer: Mazda Motor Corp.

Description: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2003-2008 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured May 29, 2002, to May 5, 2008, 2004-2008 RX-8 vehicles manufactured April 10, 2003, to February 18, 2008, and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles manufactured August 4, 2005, to June 29, 2007. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

Defect: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on November 20, 2015. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 8215F. Note: This recall supersedes 15V345. Owners who had their vehicle's interim repair completed under recall 15V-345 still need to have their vehicles remedied again under this recall.

2005 Mazda RX-8 (12/4/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14V773000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: Mazda Motor Corp.

Description: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Mazda6, and model year 2004-2005 RX-8, and MPV vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Puerto Rico, Saipan and Guam. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Defect: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger¿s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began February 4, 2015. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 8114L. Note: This recall supersedes safety recall 14V-344 as to the front passenger air bag inflators.

2005 Mazda RX-8 (7/7/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V317000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Mazda Motor Corp.

Description: IF CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ARE PARKED AND THE ENGINE IS OPERATED AT HIGH RPM'S FOR AN EXCESSIVE LENGTH OF TIME, SOME OF THE PARTS AROUND THE EXHAUST SYSTEM CAN MELT AND PRODUCE A VARIETY OF MALFUNCTIONS. PROBLEMS CAUSED BY THE EXCESSIVE HEAT BUILD-UP CAN RANGE FROM INOPERATIVE OXYGEN SENSOR, NEUTRAL SWITCH AND BACK UP LIGHTS, PROBLEMS WITH THE PARKING BRAKES, MALFUNCTIONS OF THE GAS GAUGE AND/OR POSSIBLE FUEL LEAKS RESULTING FROM HEAT DAMAGE TO THE FUEL TANK.

Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE PARTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.

2005 MAZDA RX-8 for sale

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 74,986 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Urbandale, IA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 46 Days on Lot

2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 76,780 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot
$11,990

2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 33,203 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 3 Days on Lot
$7,995

2005 MAZDA RX-8 SHINKA

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 97,089 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Rochester, NH
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 106 Days on Lot
$9,999

2005 MAZDA RX-8 SHINKA

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 58,260 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 19 Days on Lot
$8,990

2005 MAZDA RX-8 SPORT

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 97,226 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Melbourne, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 434 Days on Lot
$6,990

2005 MAZDA RX-8 SPORT

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 103,325 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Melbourne, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 451 Days on Lot
$8,495

2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 106,785 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Garden Grove, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 5 Days on Lot
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2005 MAZDA RX-8 SPORT

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Albuquerque, NM
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 27 Days on Lot
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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 78,113 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Denton, TX
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 11 Days on Lot

2005 Mazda RX-8 Shinka

$8,922

2005 MAZDA RX-8 SHINKA

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 102,174 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Newport News, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Mazda RX-8 Shinka

$10,950

2005 MAZDA RX-8 SHINKA

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 39,241 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Greenville, SC
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 80,691 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Grandville, MI
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
$10,990

2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 55,538 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Red
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: North Olmsted, OH
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 34 Days on Lot
$10,000

2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 56,650 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 27 Days on Lot
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