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2006 Mazda RX-8 User Reviews

2006 Mazda RX-8 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 26 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"power" 14 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 26 of 26 2006 Mazda RX-8 reviews.

Stuart1084 writes:
2006 Mazda RX-8 Review
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5

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fantastic on the edge of your seat performance easily controlled

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very juicy & you've really got to keep on top of the oil & water checks

35

Rx8 — Gr8 looking car with amaizing red & black interia. sports car but also a gr8 family car, quite the all rounder

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Brian writes:
2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speed Review
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5

Pros

Handling, Looks

Cons

Its a little low on power

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Rotary Engine Is Always Fun To Wind Up — Great car, still gets looks around the streets everyday. Gotta have an exhaust to hear that rotary engine though. Its got its creaks and rattles here and there but what car doesn't. It hasn't had any mechanical issues yet and I'm at 25k and going strong. The Renesis Rotary engine is great, feels and sounds like a motorcycle.

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Juan writes:
2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speed Review
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5

Pros

Its one of a kind

Cons

You can't leave it anywhere

35

Rx-8 Turbo — Great power, great handling and it makes you look good!

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David writes:
2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speed Review
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4

Pros

Pure Rotary-Engine Power

Cons

Cramped

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Aggressive Looking Car With Strong Performance From Classic Rotary Engine — Test drive this beast at a local Mazda dealership with absolutely no intention of purchasing it. You can feel the raw power of the rotary engine. Proper throttle control is a must on sharp turns as it tends to oversteer a bit.

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Rafles writes:
2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speed Review
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4

Pros

Power engine technology

Cons

Overheat below main console below the gear shift

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Japanese Have Their Miths — The unique street car with a rotative engine. Excellent handling, acceleration and braking but the different technology not neccesarily is the beste one for the fuel economy.

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Samantha writes:
2006 Mazda RX-8 Sport AT Review
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5

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looks and drives great

Cons

Liable to engine flooding

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Great To Drive And Loks Gorgeous — The interior and exterior are gorgeous cant knock anything about the way it looks. Great handling and drives great.

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Reviews From Other Years

2010 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

I Wish I Was In It Right Now And Never Had To Get Out By Kyle

Looks awesome and fast just sitting there. Super unique as Mazda hasn't sold many RX-8s this year. Haven't put any gas in it yet. Total blast to drive, hugs the road like glue. I got this car becau... Read More

Great Car By Travis

The quality of this car is great Coudos to mazda. It preforms well and should be considered a luxury sedan not just a tuner. the cost of ownership is pretty low considering it doesnt use much gas, gre... Read More

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2009 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

Goes To 9000 Rpm By v1ctoria

. Top Gear and other car magazines had sung a few praises on this car for it fun driving and superb handling, plus, it's RWD coupe with four seats. The car has a manual transmission which provides 20... Read More

My 2009 Rx-8 R3 Review By Flavia_194

The cars terrible on gas... TERRIBLE! Its not very fast. It runs on a rotary motor which doesnt last nearly as long as standard motors. Its fun to drive but the fact the mileage sucks kind of takes aw... Read More

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2008 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

One Of The Top Three Sports Cars, 4 Door No Less, That Are Under $60,000. By KRM

The 2008 40th Anniversary Edition combines the Shinka edition with the grand touring model and comes with Sport suspension no less! This car gets 100 looks per mile as it is unique. The interior is q... Read More

Excellent Car. By KRM

Only minor issue is the space saver tire in trunk takes up room. Top Gear review called it one of the three best handling cars driven! The rotary engine has 200% fewer moving parts and runs silk/ turb... Read More

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2007 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

Sporty, Fast, Reliable And Comfort. By gower

Acceleration, braking and and handling are all exceptional. The car provides a lot of interior room and spares nothing in the way of comfort. The automatic transmission is nice, but love the manual pa... Read More

Turns Heads, Handles Like A Dream And Spares Nothing. By gower

This is a fun car to drive and handles very well. Compact look but the interior is exceptionally roomy. The suicide style back doors make all the difference and give this car a unique appearance as we... Read More

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2005 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

Fun, Red, Sports Car. By Noel_22

I liked this car a lot to drive, I am just looking to get a car that I can use back in the mainland as well. This is a RWD car, and from where I am from, it snows quite a bit. This car is really enj... Read More

A Great And Fun Car But Not Too Reliable. By Diego

this car has many things that will make you fall in love with it. the looks. its handling, the rotary engine sound. this is a great sports car not the the best for a daily drive but its lots of fun... Read More

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