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.
$7,950 - $10,100
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$7,150 - $7,950
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$6,425 - $7,300
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$6,025 - $6,375
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$5,475 - $5,875
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$4,075 - $5,175
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$3,175 - $3,625
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$3,175
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