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2007 Mazda RX-8 Review and Pictures

2007 Mazda RX-8 is a sports car that can seat four passengers. It has four doors.

MSRP: US$26,435-US$31,070
Invoice: US$24,458-US$28,735

What is New in 2007 Mazda RX-8?
Minor changes include optional new performance package on Sports trim and in-dash six-disc CD changer available as standard on specific models.

2007 Mazda RX-8 is a perfect combination of agility, performance, and comfort essential in a sports car. However, poor fuel economy robs it of all charm.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Mazda RX-8 is available in three trims ranging from Sport to Grand Touring. Options include Bose audio system with in-dash six-disc CD changer, navigation system, leather upholstery, sport-tuned suspension, heated seats, and sunroof.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Mazda RX-8 offers standard 232hp 1.3-liter R2 engine with six-speed manual transmission and overdrive. It delivers 18-mpg in city and 24-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors offer supportive seats with rear doors opening differently to allow easy entry and exit. Circular-shaped gauges control climate and other functions. Display is too congested to allow easy reading.

Safety Features
Standard safety measures include tire-pressure monitor, antilock disc brakes, and side curtain airbags for driver and front passenger while stability control is available in special package.

Driving Impressions
Although 2007 Mazda RX-8 is a sports car, it offers gentle drive with firm grips around corners. It requires higher torque to increase engine power.

Comfortable ride and low cost

Poor fuel economy, insufficient torque

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