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 (5/25/2016)  

Campaign Number: 16V354000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Manufacturer: Mazda Motor Corp.

Description: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6, and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Lastly, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004 Mazda RX-8 and MPV, 2003-2004 Mazda6 vehicles originally sold, or registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Defect: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 15, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9416E.

2005 Mazda RX-8 (5/25/2016)  

Campaign Number: 16V354000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Manufacturer: Mazda Motor Corp.

Description: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6, and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Lastly, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004 Mazda RX-8 and MPV, 2003-2004 Mazda6 vehicles originally sold, or registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Defect: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 15, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9416E.

2005 Mazda RX-8 (5/25/2016)  

Campaign Number: 16V354000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Manufacturer: Mazda Motor Corp.

Description: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6, and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Lastly, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004 Mazda RX-8 and MPV, 2003-2004 Mazda6 vehicles originally sold, or registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Defect: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 15, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9416E.

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.

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$8,988

2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 51,233 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Spokane, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 25 Days on Lot
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  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 76,413 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot

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  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 36,684 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 75,450 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Wooster, OH
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 99,408 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Pinellas Park, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 95,774 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Hollywood, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 88,828 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Virginia Beach, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 77 Days on Lot

2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 55,186 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
$13,993

2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 115,935 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Levittown, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 696 Days on Lot

2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 94,188 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Knoxville, TN
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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2005 MAZDA RX-8 SHINKA

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 113,124 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 67 Days on Lot

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  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 76,834 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Knoxville, TN
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 84,657 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Petersburg, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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2005 MAZDA RX-8 SHINKA

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 90,561 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Petersburg, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 28 Days on Lot
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  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 120,747 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Putnam, CT
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 60 Days on Lot
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