Advice for buyers
What should I look for in a used Mazda RX-8 coupe?
Mazda can always be depended on for bullet-proof reliability. The big Japanese firms are always right at the top of the table when our regular reliability survey rolls around, and Mazda is one of the very best.
The most recent JD Power Customer Satisfaction Survey did throw up some concerns over engine reliability, but don't worry if your car starts using oil at an alarming rate - this is normal for a rotary engine.