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Mazda RX-8 (231ps) 4d (2004/53)

Mazda RX-8 (231ps) 4d (2004/53) - Owner Review

The four seats which fit four big guys easily.

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Review submitted by
Christiaan Van Den Heever on

Mazda RX-8 (03-10)


4 out of 5

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Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
June 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
I had a very good deal i managed to get a full spec 231 with satnav bose sound system and parking sensors the lot for 12,000. Private buyer wanted quick sale.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
The rotary engine is a great designed powerplant.

What was the dealer like?
The dealership service is fantastic and better than what i had ever experienced at Audi with my previous car.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
The car has perfect balance due to the engine being located behind the front axle. The back can come out if you are slightly lead footed, don't worry the car is really forgiving and will straighten most things out.

What's it like to park?
easy. really visible.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing has gone wrong although the engine needs special treatment when starting and switching off to prevent flooding the engine. the oil consumption is averaging at 1200 miles per litre and 15-19mpg for petrol.

What's most practical about your car?
The four seats which fit four big guys easily.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
sat nav and bose sound system, i had the crome 182 wheels put on so it looks even better.

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