2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L 6-speed Manual Consumer Review - Best of all worlds
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2005 Mazda RX-8 Coupe - Consumer Review

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2005 Mazda RX-8 Manual Shinka Special Edition 4dr Coupe (1.3L 2rtr 6M)

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This car is a pleasure to drive: very responsive and agile, but also comfortable. Fit and finish are excellent, especially for a $30,000 car. The backseat easily accomodates medium-size adults or a car seat or booster seat. My kids (2 1/2 and 5) love riding in it. I also drove the Volvo V40 and was disappointed by the quality of the interior finish as well as the power. I also considered the Audi A4 and the BMW 3-series, but they get really expensive when you load them up with options. With the RX-8 you can get all the options and a thrilling ride at a reasonable price, and also stand out in the crowd.

Favorite Features

Responsive acceleration, tight steering, free 1yr of Sirius (Shinka edition only)

Suggested Improvements

Only downside is the gas mileage - not so bad, but also not so good.
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