Compare 2005 Mazda RX-8 Tires

Buy New Mazda RX-8 Tires

When it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle, turn to the skilled technicians at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Browse tires online and schedule an installation appointment today!

2005 Mazda RX-8 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Mazda RX-8 tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
2005 Mazda RX-8 Shinka Shop 225/45R18 W 32 PSI/32 PSI
2005 Mazda RX-8 Base* Shop 225/55R16 V 32 PSI/32 PSI
2005 Mazda RX-8 Base* Shop 225/45R18 W 32 PSI/32 PSI
2005 Mazda RX-8 Base* Shop 225/45R18 W 32 PSI/32 PSI

2005 Mazda RX-8 Shinka

- Size: Shop 225/45R18

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2005 Mazda RX-8 Base*

- Size: Shop 225/55R16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2005 Mazda RX-8 Base*

- Size: Shop 225/45R18

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2005 Mazda RX-8 Base*

- Size: Shop 225/45R18

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Recommended Tires for Your 2005 Mazda RX-8

What tires are best for a 2005 Mazda RX-8? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Mazda RX-8.

Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Blizzak LM-32

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone DriveGuard
DriveGuard

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Potenza RE980AS

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S001
Potenza S001

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance

Buy Tires for 2005 Mazda RX-8

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 2005 Mazda RX-8. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for Mazda tires in all sizes, for all seasons. Whether you want tire that's made to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the tires Mazda recommends for 2005 RX-8s, plus important information about Mazda RX-8 tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for tires and you'll experience our best service. As one of our tire managers, Ruben, says, “I make sure you know which tire is the best fit for your car, not only for performance but safety.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Mazda RX-8 tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of Mazda RX-8 snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

When thinking about your driving conditions, consider where you live (mountains vs. city vs. countryside) and the kind of weather can catch you off-guard. (Watch out Tornado Alley!) Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. That way, they can maximize their Mazda RX-8's performance during both seasons. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your Mazda RX-8? Hitting the road less traveled? If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. You'll want a tire that can handle sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance on bumpy roads. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a Mazda RX-8 tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you, or get started by browsing tires that fit your vehicle. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 2005 Mazda RX-8 tires.

Good Tire Brands for Mazda RX-8s

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Mazda RX-8s. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for Mazda RX-8s are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a passionate inventor from the beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started producing and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 2005 Mazda RX-8.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Mazda RX-8 tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, providing exceptional service, tires, and more to drivers around the world. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 2005 Mazda RX-8 today!

Mazda RX-8 Tire Rotation, Repair & More

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Shop 2005 Mazda RX-8 tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

2005 Mazda RX-8 Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common Mazda RX-8 tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why does Mazda tire inflation matter? The right tire inflation helps increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan! The right tire pressure can make all the difference. Even a small change in tire pressure can impact your driving.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Mazda RX-8 tires? The numbers on your tire sidewall give you information about tire speed rating, traction, treadwear, tire size, and load carrying capacity. Chat with a tire technician to learn how to read the numbers on your Mazda tires!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Mazda tires at home? Stay on top of your tire tread depth to help avoid a dangerous drive. You can check tread depth with a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Mazda RX-8 tires.