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Mazda RX-8 repairs by problem area

Engine (51%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 388 repairs.
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Mazda RX-8 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (20%)

$500 - $999 (24%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (9%)

Chart based on 87 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Mazda RX-8 problems by year

2004 - 2008 (99%)

2009 - 2013 (1%)

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Chart based on 392 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Mazda RX-8

Mazda RX-8 Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 4dr Coupe 238-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
I have liked most of the RX vehicles and also the RX-8 since first looking at one in 2005. full 2004 Mazda RX-8 review
2004 4dr Coupe 238-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
I owned a non turbo RX-7 for almost 10 years, so I already knew that I liked rotary engined sports cars. full 2004 Mazda RX-8 review
 

Mazda RX-8 Problems and Repair Histories

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