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Mazda RX-8

Model Year Comparison

Worst Model Year
Worst Complaint
excessive oil consumption

We don't have a lot of complaints on file for the Mazda RX-8 — feel free to add yours here. It's either not very popular ... or it's very, very good.

The 2004 Mazda RX-8 has the most overall complaints, & the most-reported problem is also with the 2004 RX-8 for engine failure.

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Worst Reported Problems with the RX-8

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