2011 Mazda RX-8 – Offers Impressive feature contentMazda 6 – Comes Under the Midsize Sedan Segment

We all know that Mazda is known for building up sporty cars that most of the driving enthusiasts are really impressed. The Mazda RX-8 offers sport coupes that is filled with lightweight features and is the only one model available with four door configuration. The 2011 Mazda RX-8 is available with four passenger capacity and has got some practical advantages shaded over with typical sport models. For the 2011 mode, the Mazda RX-8 is slightly unchanged and thus we have minor added features and function with modified facilities.

The 2011 Mazda RX-8 is adorable oddball in the latest sport coupe who offers lightweight seating arrangements for four seat, unique engine, spectacular balance and max power over the min displacement. The Mazda RX-8 model is powered with rotary engine that has got effective power on the wheels.

For: Comfortable ride, nimble handling, smooth rotary engine, impressive feature content and innovative body style with four seat configuration.

Against: Small trunk opening, meagre low end power as well as acceleration and poor fuel economy.

MSRP: Starts from $ 26, 795.



Body Styles and Trim Levels
The 2011 Mazda RX-8 is a sports coupe with four seat configuration with pair of rear hinged access doors. It offers three trims such as Sport, R3 and Grand Touring.

The Mazda RX-8 base Sport adds 18 inch wheels, air conditioning, performance tires, a leather wrapped steering wheel, cruise controls, shifter, six speaker stereo, full power accessories and entertainment system includes auxiliary audio jack and CD player. All models in the Sport gain manual transmission with limited rear lip spoiler and differential.

The R3 trim is actually high performance and is available only for manual transmission of six speed and has received handful of features from the Grand Touring such as keyless entry, xenon headlights, Bluetooth, keyless entry and Bose audio system. It further adds aggressively tuned suspension, rear wind spoiler, Recaro front seats and 19 inch alloy wheels.



The Grand Touring trim adds limited slip spoiler and differential, including heated side mirrors, automatic xenon headlights, a sunroof, rain sensing wipers, eight way power driver sears along with memory, auto dimming rearview mirror, leather upholstery, automatic climate control and entertainment system including nine speaker with Bose audio system along with six CD changer and satellite radio. Well it offers stand alone options such as touchscreen navigation system along with voice controls only for the Grand Touring trim level. Powertrains
The 2011 Mazda RX-8 is powered with 1.3L with rear all wheel drive that pumps out 212 hp with automatic speed transmission of six and with manual transmission speed of six delivers 232hp. Even the RX- 8 engine is quite generous that offers the torque level of 152 lb-ft. Even the Mazda RX-8 acceleration is quick that sprints from 0-60 mph in 7 seconds. The fuel economy of the Mazda RX-8 is disappointing with 16 mpg in the city, 22 mpg on highway and 18 mpg on combined.