2004 Mazda RX-8 User Reviews

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    2004 Mazda RX-8 4-speedReview
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    Fast Handling — The idea of sport car comes alice with the RX8... Has a rotatory engine that can give very good response and the handling is one the best on sports cars.. The maintance can be a little expensive, but what sport car maintance is cheap..

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The car will impressed any body is fast and it looks very sporty...

    Cons: The a maintance can be a little expensive

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    2004 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
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    Sporty Love — Love the care wish it could fit all other 4 members of my family which make me really sad. Very fast with out the vibration and other noise racking that other cars while traveling at great Speeds. Comfort while traveling long distance as well.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Very fast and best care ever owned by me.

    Cons: Small trunk

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    Great Sports Car, A Definate Head Turner, But Be Prepared For The Upkeep — I loved this car, strictley a no winter(snow car) have a garage for it makes everything easier. the car demands your attention basically for it to run and perform its best can't be lazy, make sure you have another vehicle, this car should be a project car were little by little u add to performance or looks,more so a toy for grown ups.

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

    Pros: Looks,how it drove, quick, lots of fun, lots you can due to them, mazda's last long time

    Cons: upkeep, goes thru more oil due to the rotary engine, insurance exspensive. only real room was in the trunk but I had a system in mine so. and upkeep so the car stays pretty,

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    2004 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
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    Rotary Ehhhh — so far i hate it, jen loves it so maybe one day i'll like it. but it has no torque, no horsepower and all its good for is turns. aside from that dont buy one. have a good day. cool

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: dont buy one if you like cars that go fast

    Cons: rotary motor

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    Sports Car, Not A Daily Driver. — This car is strictly for performance. 50/50 weight distribution. Not the quickest car out there but will give many a run for the money. The Rotary engine screams at high revs of close to 10K RPMs! Not very fuel efficient. I am getting about 14 mpg. You have to keep an extra eye on your fluids, not like most cars.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great looks, style and mediocre power. Easy access to back seats due to suicide doors, for a "coupe."

    Cons: Gas and foot room in back seats. Eats oil. Have to keep an eye on fluids.

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    My Rx-8 — I just love looking at and driving this car. Handles like a dream and speed though a turn is amazing. Maintenance for the car is kinda high but in owning this car for a few years now I havent had any issues. I drive it like it was made to and will never stop.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: handling, looks, power, weight ratio

    Cons: cost, and no stock forced induction

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    I Love It, But.... — Love it, an absolute blast, when it works. Also fulfills the "will it start" roulette requirement I seem to have for cars. Now I've been banned from Alfa's this is near enough. Now on my second engine, kinda says enough about reliability. Had to take out a second mortgage to fill it with fuel. Parts are astronomically priced (£200+ for an engine coolant header tank, 1k+ for a cat)

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Handling, performance, styling, personality

    Cons: ecoonomy, price of parts.

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    Fun Fun Fun! — All in all I love this car! I wish that I had learned all the tips and tricks before I started driving it tho. Too many times in the garage for repairs! The acceleration from a stop is the only thing I do not like about this little gem, but once it gets going... NICE! Braking and handling really nice, responds well. Really a fun car to drive and own once you learn the ropes!

    Pros: Great looking car!  Love the lines! Love the back doors!   Comfortable and fun to drive!

    Cons: First thing I did not like was the fact that there are HUGE blind spots!  But, after getting a few close calls... you learn about them and all is well!
    Gas mileage is not all that bad for a fun car!   I was not aware of all the maintenance, so I have had to have this car in 4 times this year, and the cost is a bit high, but also to be expected when you own a sporty little car like this.

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    A Great, Powerful And Fun To Drive Car — What I liked about this car since the day they appeared on the market was its looks. Once I drove tested and not only felt how powerful it was but how well it handles sharp curves I knew I wanted to have it. Fuel efficiency its not its best feature, but it comes with all sport cars. The bucket seats makes you feel you are a pro racer as well as having the shifting control on the steering wheel besides audio and cruise controls. Suicide doors are always something people like about this car, its different. Not a family car definitely, which is the main reason I am looking to let my RX-8 go.

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

    Pros: lots of power for the price. Great design which its an instant plus, lots of turn of heads on the road and great guys' conversation

    Cons: low fuel efficiency and oil consumption due to the rotary engine

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    I Love This Car And Wish I Didnt Have To Sell It For College. — My favorite part of my RX 8 is definitely the acceleration and the ability to hug the curve tight! I also love the body design with the smooth silver paint job. The appearance of the red and black interior with the black rims is what initiallly sold me on this RX 8. I also love that it has a brand new engine! Let me tell you, this car has no problems getting to the high RPM's. The only downfall to the RX 8 is the small gas tank. It holds about 14 gallons and i am used to a 20 gallon tank.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great handling and great fun!

    Cons: If you dont like people turning their heads to look at you then avoid this car!

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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

    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

    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

    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

    2007 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

    Sporty, Fast, Reliable And Comfort. By Angie

    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 Angie

    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

    2006 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

    Affordable Sports Car By FCempa

    This is a fun and good looking vehicle! It handles well on the road and is decent on the fuel consumption. The back seat area is small, so for all practical purposes, this is really a comfortable 2 ... Read More

    Fun, Fresh And Sporty! Rx-8 Grand Touring By Exelero_374

    I love everything about this car from the way it handles to the look and feel of the car. It is beautiful inside and out. This car is loaded with all the options! All leather power seats that are heat... Read More

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