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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
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Very Impressive — The handling was superior to its competitors, but the power was lacking. If they upgraded the engine up to 300+ bhp the car would be more marketable and competitve with the other cars of its class

Pros: Handling

Cons: Power

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
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In This Price Range Nothing Else Competes — Not the quickest car around but great for an everyday drive - especially through twisty corners - WOW

Pros: Great stereo, handles well etc

Cons: check oil all the time. Keep spare oil in the boot

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
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Fantastic But Expensive To Run — If you want a sports car with the practicallity of 4 full sized adult seats that has a unique styling and head turning appearence, this is the car to get. 228bhp model gts 0-60 in 6.4 seconds, top speed 148, handles great, brakes are fantastic, very smooth engine only draw back is low torque below 3000 revs. You can get a good deal on them seconds hand but running costs can be high. Around 20mpg max (thats even with no speeding and driving in a higher gear) so about 250 miles per tank. Oil isn't as bad as i'd heard, mine has eaten 1.5 litres in 8 months. Insurance is fairly high as you have to insure it as a 2.6 litre engine and servicing (esp 3rd year service) is high along with road tax. Overall, if you dont love this car and care for her like its ur own mother, dont buy it as you'll always be thinking about the running costs. Its a car you have to own because its a passion, not because its a mode of transport.

Pros: Styling, performance, interior quality, woman pulling appeal, fun.... i call this car the Japanese Ferrari

Cons: Running costs, low torque at low revs (only really matters if you like to beat people at the lights....)

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
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It's A Great Car And I'm Extremely Happy With It. — It may not have the highest amount of Horsepower, but the handling is amazing. Wouldn't trade it for much of anything.

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
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Nice Sports Car For The Price. — Front seats very comfortable . Rear seats surprising easy to enter and more room than was expected. Spark plugs expensive twenty dollars each and it is recommend that they be changed often. Acceleration is excellent and handling very good. Control of the car was very good

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Zoom Zoom from 3000 to 8000 rpm

Cons: Maintenance  cost high, rear visability poor

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
Myniceride1 writes:
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High End Look Without The High End Cost. — Flooding issues (which has only happened a couple of times to me; before I educated myself on it) and I notice that it is a little hesitant in cold weather but it is probably something that I'm not doing correct.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Functionality, look/style

Cons: Tendency to flood if you are not following driving guidelines.

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
Donovan writes:
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Rx-8 — Performance is decent and handling is excellent. The brakes are responsive, which is a good thing. 50mph feels like 35 in this car. The loaded model I drive occasionally that my mom owns has anything you could ever want, and is quality built. The car is fun to drive, if you can afford it. The Rotary engine in this car is a bit of a gas hog. The car looks great, but it should be 2 doors, not 4.

Pros: Styling and looks, fun, handling, quality

Cons: gas hog, feel of speed, expensive parts

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
Johanna writes:
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Touge — It's a Rotary. It's Chiquita. It's a Beauty. Great Drift Car. Great Commuter. It's a Sleeper. Don't be Underestimated. It is the most gorgeous car ever duh. This car is really fast. It's an RX-8. I Love My RX-8 DON'T HATE

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: IT'S A ROTARY DUH!!

Cons: NOTHING

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
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One Of My Favs — performance great except for torque (mid ranged) acceleration is good but not great build quality is great as long as u take care of the thing appearance is great inside and out cost it sucks terrible mileage and consumes oil =[ fun factor amazing

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: its fun and handles like a go cart

Cons: if u dont know rotaries then dont get 1

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2004 Mazda RX-8 RWDReview
Tim writes:
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Fun And Easy To Drive But Not Worth For People Who Just Want To Drive And Don't Care Much About Them — This car is not all about power, more of handling, braking, and of course the high-revving Rotary engine. 2004 Mazda RX-8 GT / 6spd. manual / RWD 238hp/200lb/ft torque Tachometer Redline: 9k rpm 0-60 : 5.7sec EPA estimated 16mpg local / 22 hwy *pretty much if you don't have the time, money, and effort to take care of this car it won't last and because it uses a Rotary Engine compared to a normal piston engine.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The high revving engine which is a thrill to drive.

Cons: The maintenance and definitely the horrid gas mileage.

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2010 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

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2009 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

Review By GuruY4521

The Mazda RX-8 was still going through some tweaking, and in time the RX-8 would become the car worthy of the RX name. The rotary engine, is the engine of the future. Read More

Review By Susan

The car appears to be in good condition. However, I do feel it is overpriced. Read More

2008 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

Nice Sport Car For Speed Or Gamily By Xiaoyao

I really like it. The balance between money, speed, control, room, and looking. And always remember, it has the unique engine, 13B Renesis rotary engine. The only car carries rotaty engine, except for... Read More

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2007 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

Review By Guru9Q6WXR

Great looking car. It was fun to drive. Read More

Review By Trent

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