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Mazda RX-8

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2004-2011
2004 Redesign Year
Mazda RX-8 2011
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.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2011 $6,250 - $8,400 $3,255 - $5,155
2010 $5,450 - $6,250 $2,520 - $3,220
2009 $4,625 - $5,600 $1,870 - $2,670
2008 $4,175 - $4,575 $1,510 - $1,810
2007 $3,325 - $4,000 $1,085 - $1,385
2006 $3,025 - $4,375 $855 - $1,680
2005 $2,800 - $3,725 $670 - $1,270
2004 $2,775 - $3,025 $640 - $840