2011 Mazda RX-8 vs. Its Competition

2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director
Review coming soon.
2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R2011 Mazda RX-8
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2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2-door 3.8L Auto Grand Touring w/Black Leather Angular Front Exterior2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
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2011 MINI Cooper2011 MINI Cooper
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2011 Nissan 370Z Coupe2011 Nissan 370Z
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2011 Ford Mustang 2-door Coupe Premium Angular Front Exterior View2011 Ford Mustang
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2011 MINI Cooper2011 MINI Cooper Clubman
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Quick Specs
For road or track, the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is one of the best performance values on the market.
The 2011 MINI Cooper/Convertible runs the gamut from smart econobox to thrusty sports convertible--all with unmatched driving feel and expertly interpreted styling heritage.
A great performance car that starts just under $30,000, the 2011 Nissan 370Z comes close enough to Porsche performance to make you wonder.
The 2011 Ford Mustang lives up to all those juvenile, tire-smoking pony-car expectations; at the same time, it’s an unexpectedly capable, sophisticated coupe.
A big-bodied extrovert, the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman's the most desirable MINI for anyone beyond their single stage of life.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy
Gas RotaryTurbocharged Gas I4Gas 4-CylGas V6Gas V6Gas 4-Cyl
EPA Class     
Style Name     
4-Door Coupe Automatic Sport2-Door 2.0T Manual2-Door Coupe2-Door Coupe Manual2-Door Coupe V62-Door Coupe
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel driveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
4 Door Coupe2 Door Coupe2 Door Coupe2 Door Coupe2 Door Coupe2 Door Coupe
Automatic w/ODManual w/ODManualManual w/ODManualManual
Detailed Spec Comparison
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