1982 Mazda RX-7 Specifications and Standard Equipment

from 1982 Sales brouchure. Data should be very similar for '81-'83.


Overall length, 170.1 in.
Width, 65.7 in.
Height, 49.6 in.
Ground clearance, 5.7 in.
Fuel tank capacity, 16.6 gal.
Curb weight: 2290 lbs. With automatic, add 35 lbs. Federal, 25 lbs. California; with air conditioning, add 55 lbs.
Interior dimensions.
Headroom, 37.2 in.; with sunroof , 36.8 in.
Legroom, 41.5 in.
Shoulder room, 51.4 in.
Exterior colors:
Formula White. Renaissance Red (Maroon) Metallic. Sunrise Red. Sunbeam Silver Metallic. Tornado Silver (Charcoal) Metallic. Brilliant Black. Stardust Blue Metallic. Maya Gold Metallic.

RX-7 Standard Equipment

RX-7 S:

  • Rotary engine
  • 5-speed overdrive transmission
  • Front and rear stabilizer bars
  • 165HR13 steel belted radials
  • Styled steel wheels
  • Color-coordinated urethane covered bumpers
  • Blackout trim and mouldings
  • Chip-resistant rocker panel coating,
  • AM/FM stereo radio with 2 speakers
  • Power antenna
  • Electric rear-window defroster
  • Front side-window demisters
  • 2-spoke soft-grip sport steering wheel
  • Tachometer
  • Resettable trip odometer
  • Voltmeter, temperature and oil-pressure gauges
  • Electronic check panel
  • Semiautomatic choke
  • Analogue quartz clock
  • Day/night rearview mirror
  • Dual sideview mirrors
  • Tinted glass Dual padded sunvisors
  • Vanity mirror
  • Reclining bucket seats
  • All vinyl or vinyl-and-velour upholstery
  • Full center console
  • Door armrests
  • Door map pockets
  • Rear stowaway lockers
  • Remote-control electric fuel-filler door release
  • Two-speed wipers with intermittent-action feature
  • Full cut-pile carpeting
  • Powerassisted brakes
  • Hidden headlamps, with headlamps-up-when-off control
  • Dual horn
  • Compact spare tire
  • Coat hook.

RX-7 GS:

In addition to or replacing equipment on S model:
  • 185/70HR13 blackwall steel-belted radials
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Tinted windshield with sunshade
  • AM/FM stereo radio with 4 speakers, power amplifier and fader control
  • Digital quartz clock
  • 4-spoke soft-grip sport steering wheel
  • Dual electric remote control sideview mirrors
  • Cargo room light
  • Electric remote-control hatch release
  • Swivelhead map light
  • Driver's clutch footrest
  • Glove compartment light
  • Illuminated ignition-key cylinder
  • Headlamps-on reminder chime
  • Storage console with armrest
  • Cargo holddown strap.


In addition to or replacing equipment on GS model:
  • Power-assisted 4 wheel disc brakes
  • Limited slip differential
  • Aluminum road wheels
  • 185/70HR13 raised-letter steel radials
  • Removable steel sunroof
  • AM/FM stereo with dual front speakers, two-way coaxial rear speakers, power amplifier and fader control.
  • DolbyTM System cassette deck
  • Rearwindow wiper/washer
  • Special design reclining bucket seats with tweed fabric upholstery and adjustable headrests
  • Matching fabric door trim
  • Cruise control
  • Power windows.

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