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.
$7,175 - $9,325
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$6,400 - $7,175
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$5,675 - $6,575
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$5,275 - $5,625
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$4,675 - $5,100
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$3,875 - $4,975
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$2,950 - $3,425
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$2,950
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