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2006 Mazda RX-8Review
eric writes:
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They are over all terrible vehicles, but you must have a serious love for these vehicles. If youre mechanically inclined, and dont mind rebuilding the engine every 30,000-80,000 miles. Its perfect for you. The fuel economy is junk, and isnt very environmentally friendly, but they drive, ride, handle, and sound amazing... Just needs a lot of up keep. Aka very high maintenance vehicles..

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2006 Mazda RX-8 Review
patriciacars says:
vs2006 Volvo XC90
2006 Mazda RX-8 winning categories:
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Power Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"The motor is strong"
Handling Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"more security"
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"more space inside and powerfull"
Front Seats Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"the volvo sits are more comfortable than mazda"
Back Seats Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"more comfortable"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"Have more sits than mazda"
Family Car Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"The car is bigger than mazda"
Value Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"the car is better for less"
Would Buy Ranked 2006 Volvo XC90 better.
"the car is good and the price too"
2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
Exelero_374 writes:
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Fun, Fresh And Sporty! Rx-8 Grand Touring — 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 heated, bucket seats throughout the car but in a way that 4 adults can fit, power moon/sun roof, XM radio with cd and am/fm radio, KEYLESS entry with alarm. Suicide doors are a great addition to this vehicle and what an eye catcher! Overall a great vehicle!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: This is a super fun car to drive, handles like a dream. Very easy to control and with the advanced traction control on the car it has never broken away from me. It's versatile so when you want to get on it you can or you can cruise through town just as easy. Very roomy for a sports car of this magnitude. All leather, every option you can think of because it is the GRAND TOURING, the highest of all the levels of this type of car! Not to mention all the complements when others see you.

Cons: none

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2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
Alan201057 writes:
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I Just Love It — The moment I got behind the wheel for the first time I was hooked , this car is just a beaut to drive power speed and handling and it looks great , I've got the pro drive version which I believe is the better version , I just love my car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Drives and handles extremely well

Cons: I little to much fuel consumption but then it's driven properly

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2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
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Simple Test Drive One And I Would Bet 9 Out Of 10 Drivers Would By One Even Alowing For The Low Mpg — the style of the car outside is a sure head turner and the finish of the car inside is simply stunning, i loved the luxery of the front heated seats and all the controlls are at your finger tips,its also great to be able to seat another two adults in the rear of the car as not many sports cars can boast that with comfort and very good leg room, again reasonable size boot and i just love the 18" alloys the one i have is a ltd edit only 400 made in my fav colour COPPER RED and i am proud to say i own one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: very fast and very smoothe through the gears just what you would exspect from mazda

Cons: got to be careful when the car is in 2/3 gear goin round bends especially when road is wet as the back end has a knack of spinning out

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2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
miryclay writes:
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Love The Body Styling — Nice to drive in addition to nice looking! Awesome sound system, comfortable seats, quick, very responsive and very fast . Seems to hug the road and take corners well. Love to drive! Have too many cars and need to sell this one, please see sale ad, really great price! Thanks!

Pros: Fun to drive!

Cons: none known

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2006 Mazda RX-8 Sport ATReview
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Fun, Original And Dares To Be Different! — The Mazda RX-8 has been on my bucket list since it was released. It's everything I expected and then some! What a blast to drive, it definitely makes you feel alive. And it doesn't juts do one thing well, it does them all. The brakes are responsive and smooth, the handling with the sport-tuned suspension is spot-on, and the "get up and go" from the 210+ hp is perfect.

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

Pros: This is a true original "4-door coupe". It's everything other coupes aren't in a good way. The engine is smooth and is a blast to open up.

Cons: The gas mileage could be better giving a best of 24mpg.

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2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
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It'll Put A Smile On Your Face. All Day Long. — With two options available, 192bhp or 231bhp its a very different car, one has low end torque, one has high end power, mine is the latter. It'll do 0 - 62mph in around 6 seconds and push on to around 160mph with the wind in the right direction. It handles superbly, although the back end is a bit twitchy and can step out if you're not awake on wet roads. It stops like any of the best supercars, with epic braking that has won many a race and award with them. Build quality is faultless, nothing has ever "just come off" while driving it. Appearance is gorgeous I think, with all the curves in the right places and it is the most aerodynamic car in production today. The cost of ownership is, honestly, horrific. With HUGE Road tax of over £400 per year, insurance up in group 16E and doing 20mpg on a good day it's not one for the tight wads. But is it fun to drive, and does it make up for the horrific cost of ownership? You bet it does.

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

Pros: Handling and Power

Cons: Fuel Bills, Insurance and Tax

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2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
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Wow — yes it is fun to drive the appearence is gorgeous the build quality is solid the acceleration speed is amazing and the handling and braking good 2. it is an amazing car to drive and it is the best ever

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: i look good in it

Cons: none

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2006 Mazda RX-8 6-speedReview
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Great Car, Superb Handling. — Thrill to drive, but lacks a bit of torque on the lower rpm range. if you wanna go fast: drop the clutch around 2.5-3 and try not to peel out.. this car has amazing power from 3-9k rpm range. handles better than any other 4 door out there. even ones that are priced 50k higher. overall excellent car would love to own one again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handling, high winding rotary engine is a blast to drive.

Cons: low end torque, mazda needs to make the r3 a turbo! NOW!

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

Review By MABTAG

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Weak Power and only was getting 17mpg in town Read More

2010 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

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2009 Mazda RX-8 Reviews

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Review By Mark

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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

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