2006 Mazda RX-8 Overview

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Avg. Price: $9,859
Sport AT
Avg. Price: $9,172

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4.75 stars

Based on 28 reviews

Fantastic Driver's Car And A Great Value by Brian
 — When I was getting ready to sell my 2003 Tiburon I knew I wanted a true rear wheel drive sports car. I looked at the Infiniti G35 and the Nissan 350Z, and they were quite powerful, but they didn't fe... Read More
Rx-8 = Sex by Kelvin
 — I've driven almost every car under $50,000 (and even some over), and the RX-8 is by far the most fun to drive. It lacks low-end torque but the high revving Renesis makes up for it. In no way is the ... Read More
Powered By A Rotary Engine, Runs On No Cylinders. 18mpg, Seats 4 by Ben
 — The RX-8 is not a successor to the RX-7. In fact, it was created to re-introduce the rotary engine to U.S. Market. It has not been received well to the general U.S. Public due to a variety of factors ... Read More

2006 Mazda RX-8 Overview

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2006 Mazda RX-8

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

ShawnMain
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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

526 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
aidancraig
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Hi Getting My Rx8 Upgraded What Would Be The Cheapest Or Best For Money To ...

Rx8 2006 plate

2,624 views with 11 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
savger
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How Often Shud I Change The Oil In My Rx8 And How Often Shud I Service It T...

just want to make sure ive got this rite, how often shud i change the oil in my rx8 and how many miles shud the car do before i get it a service?

165 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)
savger
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Oil Top Up And Oil Change

i top up my 2006 RX8 every 1000 mls and hav bn changing the oil every 3000 mls can you tell me if the oil change intervals are a bit to regular or shud i leave it a bit longer and how often shud this ...

134 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
ddauer12
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Poor Poor Fuel Mpg

hey guys. i have a 2006 RX8 Shinka Edition. I have 81k on my car. Recently (5 days ago mazda sent me a brand new rotor motor and the dealership installed everything at no charge to me. Reason why is i...

743 views with 7 answers (last answer 9 months ago)