2nd Gen (2009 – 2011) Mazda RX-8 Problems

The 2nd generation of the RX-8 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.23. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 2009–2011 RX-8 model years have sent in 1 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the exhaust (100%) followed by the .

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Mazda model years.

Watch out for the 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2011 0
0.0
2010 0
0.0
2009 1
0.69

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