2006 Mazda RX-8 Consumer Review: Run Away From This Car
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2006 Mazda RX-8 - Consumer Review

2006 Mazda RX-8

Average Consumer Rating

45 Total Reviews

Automatic Coupe (1.3L 6-speed Automatic)

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Run Away From This Car
By gdcinthebigD on

Vehicle

2006 Mazda RX-8 Automatic 4dr Coupe (1.3L 2rtr 6A)

Review

The RX-8 is a beautiful piece of sculpture but is useless for city living. I love the look of this car and the handling but didn't expect the gas mileage of a Hummer (11 miles per gallon). Mazda says the engine is running correctly. Plus the requirement to make sure the engine is warmed to mid-line before turning it off is ridiculous. In order to run to the store or the post office I have to drive 6 blocks out of my way or wonder if the car will start the next day. I researched this car to death and found little mention of either of these issues. Do yourself a favor - buy something with a piston engine.

Best Features

Exterior design - absolutely flawless. Handling is amazing.

Worst Features

Rip out the rotary and put in a piston engine.
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