The Civic Type R is the most powerful Civic we've ever built with a sleek, sporty hatchback design and track-ready performance.




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About the Civic Type R

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R arrives with notable upgrades to ride and handling, braking performance and engine cooling. And Honda’s first-ever performance datalogging app, available exclusively for use with Civic Type R, arrives this spring. The upgraded 2020 Type R also boasts freshened exterior and interior styling, standard Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assistive technology, and a stunning new Boost Blue exterior color.

Since its U.S. introduction in 2017, Civic Type R has gathered near universal acclaim for its combination of potent dynamic performance and day-to-day driving civility. The Civic Type R was named a 2018 AUTOMOBILE All-Star, and a 2018 Editor's Choice by Car and Driver. The Type R has also garnered an enviable reputation on the track among professionals racing ... (Read More)

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2020 Honda Civic Type R Model Trims & Specifications

  • Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger
  • Boost Pressure 23.2 psi
  • Displacement 1996 cc
  • Horsepower (SAE net)1 306 @ 6500 rpm
  • Torque (SAE net)2 295 lb-ft @ 2500-4500 rpm
  • Redline 7000 rpm
  • Bore and Stroke 86.0 x 85.9
  • Compression Ratio 9.8 : 1
  • Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC VTEC
  • CARB Emissions Rating3 LEV3-ULEV125
  • Honda LogR™ Datalogger System4 (NOTE: Available in spring 2020)
  • Active Sound Control (ASC)
  • 3-Mode Drive System (Comfort/Sport/+R)
  • Direct Injection
  • Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
  • Water-Cooled Oil Cooler
  • Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
  • 1st 3.625
  • 2nd 2.115
  • 3rd 1.529
  • 4th 1.125
  • 5th 0.911
  • 6th 0.735
  • Reverse 3.758
  • Final Drive 4.111
  • Lightweight Single-Mass Flywheel
  • Helical Limited-Slip Differential
  • Adaptive Damper System
  • Dual-Axis MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension
  • Dual-Pinion, Variable-Ratio Electric Power Steering (EPS)
  • Stabilizer Bar (front/rear) 29.0 mm x 5.0 mm (tubular) / 20.5 mm (solid)
  • Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.12
  • Steering Ratio 11.7: 1
  • Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb 39.5 ft
  • Power-Assisted, Ventilated, Two-Piece Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (front/rear) 13.8 in / 12.0 in
  • Brembo®5 4-Piston Aluminum Front Brake Calipers
  • Wheels 20 in x 8.5 in Alloys
  • Maximum-Performance Summer Tires6 245 / 30 / ZR20 90Y
  • Tire Repair Kit (TRK) with 24-Hour Assistance
  • Wheelbase 106.3 in
  • Length 179.4 in
  • Height 56.5 in
  • Width 73.9 in
  • Track (front/rear) 63.0 in / 62.7 in
  • Curb Weight 3121 lbs
  • Weight Distribution (front/rear) 61.9% / 38.1%
  • Headroom (front/rear) 39.3 in / 37.4 in
  • Legroom (front/rear) 42.3 in / 35.9 in
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear) 56.9 in / 55.0 in
  • Hiproom (front/rear) 53.7 in / 48.8 in
  • Cargo Volume (rear seat up/down) 25.7 cu ft / 46.2 cu ft6
  • Passenger Volume 97.0 cu ft
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission (6MT) (City/Highway/Combined) 22 / 28 / 25
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 12.39 gal
  • Required Fuel Regular Unleaded (Premium Recommended)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)9 (Honda Sensing® feature)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)10 (Honda Sensing® feature)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)11 (Honda Sensing® feature)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)12 (Honda Sensing® feature)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control13
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera14 with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)15
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Advanced Compatibility EngineeringTM (ACETM) Body Structure
  • Advanced Front Airbags (i-SRS)
  • SmartVent® Front Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • 3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
  • Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH)
  • Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat-Belt Reminder
  • Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)16 (Honda Sensing® feature)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)17 (Honda Sensing® feature)
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Red Honda "H" Badges (front/rear)
  • Type R badges (front/rear)
  • LED Headlights with Auto-On/Off
  • LED Fog Lights
  • LED Brake Lights
  • Underbody Spoiler Kit with Red Striping
  • Wing Spoiler
  • Body-Colored, Roof-Mounted Vortex Generators
  • Aluminum Hood
  • Center-Mounted, Triple Outlet Exhaust
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®
  • Fin-Type Roof-Mounted Antenna
  • Rear Window Wiper/Washer with Heated Wiper Zone
  • Security System with Remote Entry and Hatch Release
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors with Integrated LED Turn Indicators
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
  • Type R Serial Number Plate
  • Alcantara®18-wrapped steering wheel
  • Sport Pedals
  • Aluminum Shift Knob
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
  • Push Button Start
  • Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's and Front Passenger's Windows
  • Power Door Locks
  • Driver's and Front Passenger's Illuminated Window and Door Lock Controls
  • Cruise Control
  • One-Touch Turn Indicators
  • Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
  • LED Pocket Light
  • Center Console with Sliding Armrest and Storage Compartment
  • Sliding Sunvisors
  • Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
  • Illuminated Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
  • Door-Pocket Storage Bins (front/rear)
  • Remote Trunk Release
  • Headlights-On Reminder
  • Capless Fuel Filler
  • Map Lights
  • Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
  • Floor Mats
  • 12-Volt Power Outlet (front)
  • Rear-Window Defroster with Timer
  • Cargo Area Light
  • Beverage Holders
  • Exclusively-Designed, High-Bolstered Sport Seats with Red/Black Suede-Effect Fabric and Double Red Stitching
  • Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
  • Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • 60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
  • Seating Capacity 4
  • 540-Watt Premium Audio System with 12 Speakers, including Subwoofer
  • 7-Inch Display Audio with High-Resolution Electrostatic Touch-Screen and Customizable Feature Settings
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition19 and Honda HD Digital Traffic
  • HondaLink®20
  • Apple CarPlay®21 Integration
  • Android Auto™22 Integration
  • SiriusXM® Radio23
  • HD Radio™24
  • 1.0-Amp USB Audio Interface25 Center Console (1 Port)
  • 1.5-Amp USB Smartphone/Audio Interface25 Front Console (1 Port)
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®26
  • Bluetooth® Streaming Audio26
  • SMS Text Message Function27
  • Radio Data System (RDS)
  • Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
  • Audio
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) On and System Indicators
  • Average Fuel Economy Indicators (A&B)
  • Average Speed Indicator
  • Boost Gauge
  • Clock
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) On and System Indicators
  • Compass
  • Customizable Feature Settings
  • Digital Speedometer
  • Drive Mode Indicator
  • Elapsed Time Indicator
  • Exterior Temperature Indicator
  • Gear Position Indicator
  • G-Force Gauge
  • Instant Fuel Economy Indicator
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) On and System Indicators
  • Lap Timer
  • Maintenance Minder™/Engine Oil-Life Indicator
  • Miles-to-Empty Indicator
  • Odometer and Trip Meters (A&B)
  • Phone
  • Rev-Limit Indicator
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) On and System Indicators
  • System Message Indicator
  • Tachometer
  • Throttle Input/Brake Input Gauge
  • Turn-By-Turn Directions
  • 12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
  • ABS Indicator
  • Airbag System Indicator
  • Automatic Brake Hold System Indicator
  • Brake System Indicator
  • Coolant Temperature Indicator
  • Cruise Control Indicators
  • Door and Hatch-Open Indicators
  • Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
  • Fog Lights Indicator
  • Fuel Level Indicator
  • Headlights-On Indicator
  • High-Beam Indicator
  • Immobilizer/Security System Indicator
  • Low-Fuel Indicator
  • Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
  • Low Tire-Pressure Indicator
  • Malfunction Indicator
  • Seat Belt Reminder Indicator
  • Turn Signal/Hazard Indicators
  • VSA System and VSA-Off Indicators


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[1a] 22 city/28 highway/25 combined mpg rating. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain ... (Read More)