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Honda Civic Type R: Bargain Price Performance Car

By Frank A. Aukofer, March 31st, 2018

The Civic Type R needs no hype, so Honda's description of it as a "race car for the road" isn't required. That's because word of mouth will get the news out everywhere about this exciting automobile.

Without question, this screamer is the best performance bargain available anywhere -- exotic cars included. The Type R, starting at $34,100, is a superb performer with versatility to match. Last year, the Civic Type R set a record at the famed N


Base price $34,100 (as tested: $34,975)
Curb weight 3,117 lbs.
Displacement 2.0-liter
Engine type 16-valve VTEC turbocharged 4-cylinder w/DI
Epa mileage rating 22 mpg city, 28 mpg highway
Fuel capacity 12.4 gal.
Horsepower (net) 306 at 6500 rpm
Overall length 179.4 in.
Torque (lb.-ft.) 295 at 2500-4500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed manual
Vehicle type 4-passenger FWD hatchback
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