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Average User Score
4.7 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 28 reviews
2006 Mazda RX-8 Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 28 reviews
Mazda made only a few minor upgrades to its RX-8 four-seater sport coupe for 2006, such as a new six-speed Sport AT automatic transmission, which replaced the previous year's four-speed automatic. There was also a slight boost in power for the RX-8 models equipped with the automatic transmission, from 197 hp in 2005 to 212 hp in 2006.
Standard features for the 2006 RX-8 included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, cruise control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with a tilt steering wheel column, steering-wheel-mounted controls, a tire pressure monitor, and an AM/FM stereo system with a CD player.
Options for the RX-8 included power seats, a sunroof, a navigation system, traction control, stability control, leather seats, heated front seats, and a CD changer. Most of the options were available as part of premium packages.
Naturally, a car like the RX-8 was designed to be fun to drive, and according to many drivers, it was just that. Handling and responsiveness were sports-car-like, but the car was roomy enough for four passengers, giving it a bit of a dual nature. The engine was smooth, as was the ride, and many drivers liked the car's styling, although some found it a bit underwhelming. Fuel economy was not as good as in some cars, drivers noted, but others pointed out that this was a sports car, so gas mileage was not expected to be one of its positives.
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Mazda RX-8 Questions
Won't Crank, Dash Lights, Headlights, And Radio Works.
Car will start up and run go use it and bring it back home. Next morning it doesn't crank, all dash lights, headlights, and radio work, but when you turn the key, nothing. Charge battery and it starts...
2005 Mazda Rx. When Cold It Starts Right Up. Once Warm, Engine Turns Over B...
2005 RX8 only starts with ignition when cold. once warm only starts with a push start. The engine turns over when warm just will not star.t
All My Dash Light Came On, My Speedometer Stopped Working And I Lost Power ...
why does the car make a rattling noise and then the engine holds back when i sprint the car?
How To Reset The Anti Theft System On A Mazda Rx8
The battery is not dead all lights doors wiper blades etc have power to them but somehow the anti theft seems to be preventing the car from starting