2004-2011
2004 Redesign Year
Introduced for 2004, the RX-8 is a sporty coupe successor to the RX-7 with a Wankel rotary engine. While acceleration is not explosive, it is exceptionally smooth and responsive -- provided you keep the engine at mid-revs, which becomes natural and sounds invigorating.
Handling is super agile, with quick, communicative steering. This truly fun-to-drive sports car doesn't beat you up and seats four. The rear-hinged rear doors make back seat access relatively easy. Fuel economy of 18 mpg was disappointing.
$7,525 - $9,625
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$6,675 - $7,525
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$6,025 - $6,825
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$5,725 - $5,950
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$5,500 - $5,850
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$4,000 - $5,075
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$3,100 - $3,575
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$3,100
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