2016 Honda Civic Type R News

2016 Honda Civic Type R is a new model that delivers more than 300 horsepower.

Type R offers impressive sports version of the car with driving on the front wheels. If this is to capture your imagination, we can tell you the details that will leave you breathless.

Exterior has a wide body with a modern design and front grille is divided into two parts.

New bumpers are integrated with the air ducts that cool the engine and the front braking system.

Using the front splitter and diffuser on the rear bumper reduces is air resistance and improves performances. Increased are the arches above the 19 inch wheels, while the rear fascia is stylized with four exhaust pipes system.

The interior is better equipped than the standard model with sporty details. New materials and devices are totally exhilarating. American market is getting a new drive motor that will win new customers.


2016 Honda Civic Type R initiates a 2.0-liter inline-4 engine that generates 305 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. VTEC gasoline direct injection and turbocharger inflate the extra power.

Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieved in just 5.7 seconds and top speed is 167 mph. The engine is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission that transfers power to the front wheels.

Dual Axis Strut Front Suspension reduces torque for 50%. Brembo calipers are specially designed for Type R model and are very efficient. Detailed specifications will be announced later.


2016 Honda Civic Type R was inspired with the leather inserts stitched red stitching. New sports steering wheel is also stitched and trimmed in leather.

The cockpit brings a new instrument panel and options like “+ R” go-fast button. Safety systems provide a high level of security. The biggest competitors are the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf R.

In sale will be available in late 2015 year and the price will range from $ 38.500 to $ 47.250. The price will influence the choice of equipment packages.

Written by Norma Ruiz
Norma is a Honda freak. He's been using Honda autos right from the age of 11 - over 12 years ago! He has a ton of experience in Honda auto repairs and created this blog to review latest Honda autos.