Porsche Cayman 2005 vs Mazda RX-8 2003

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Porsche Cayman
2005 - 2009
Mazda RX-8
2003 - 2009
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Engines: 2.7 - 3.41.3


Power: 245 - 295 HP192 - 250 HP
Torque: 273 - 340 NM211 - 220 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 5.4 - 7 seconds6.4 - 7.2 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.3 - 11.010.8 - 11.4
Porsche Cayman petrol engines consumes on average 1 litres less fuel per 100 km than Mazda RX-8.
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Ground clearance: 121 mm (4.8 inches)140 mm (5.5 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Mazda RX-8 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds.


Length: 4.34 m4.40 m
Width: 1.80 m1.77 m
Height: 1.30 m1.34 m
Both cars are similar in size. Porsche Cayman is 6 cm shorter than the Mazda RX-8, 3 cm wider, while the height of Porsche Cayman is 4 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres290 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data290 litres
Mazda RX-8 has more luggage space.
Porsche Cayman has 30 litres less trunk space than the Mazda RX-8.
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Porsche Cayman is 0.3 metres more than that of the Mazda RX-8.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`646~ 1`779
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Average price (€): no data3600
Pros and Cons: Porsche Cayman has
  • lower fuel consumption
Mazda RX-8 has
  • higher ground clearance
  • roomier boot
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