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Mazda RX-8 (231ps) 4d (2005/55)

Mazda RX-8 (231ps) 4d (2005/55) - Owner Review

Four Doors
4

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Review submitted by
Keith Pengelly on

Mazda RX-8 (03-10)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Different

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Midlife Crisis !!!

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes,as long as it was still rare on the roads, it appears when you see another Mazda RX8 they wave at you, sort of special club, takes getting used too, made myself look an idiot forgot I was driving the wife's fiesta saw a RX8 and waved !!!

What are you likely to buy next?
Would love a Audi R8

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£14,000

When did you buy the car?
March 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Bought two cars the other a ford think I got a fair deal

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Looked and drove well

What was the dealer like?
Average

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Awesome

What's it like to park?
A pig but better than my old ST Focus which had tinted windows and crap turning circle, RX8 has superb turning circle, if you are short you may have a problem seeing out the back window.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Car flooded think the dealer should have warned me how easy it is to flood the engine !The rotary engine will not drain if you flood, I have managed to get started by taking the 20amp Green fuse for the fuel pump out then turn the engine over several times to drain the petrol then put fuse back in and should start, has for me twice

What's most practical about your car?
Four Doors

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated seats

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