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Exterior & Interior

OVERVIEW
Balance of Design and Power
The Civic Type R has been restyled to make an even more powerful statement, inside and out. Head-turning style, wildly functional aerodynamics and a racing-inspired cockpit all scream high performance.
EXPLORE STYLING
EXPLORE STYLING
STYLING
Aggressive Front End
The iconic red H-badge, a symbol of our racing legacy, is exclusive to the Civic Type R. Together with the aggressive front bumper and LED headlights with auto-on/off, the front end connects our heritage and our future.
STYLING
Striking Profile
True to the original Civic Type R, the versatile hatchback body style gets a light, stiff chassis and wide fenders to fit 20-inch alloy wheels and Brembo®* 4-piston front brake calipers.
High-performance summer tires are not designed for winter driving and will wear faster than normal passenger car tires. High-performance summer tires are not designed for winter driving and will wear faster than normal passenger car tires.
STYLING
20-Inch Black Alloy Wheels
Twenty-inch gloss-black alloy wheels keep the high-performance rubber on the road with style and frame the large, red Brembo®* front brake calipers that help keep brake fade in check.
STYLING
Rear Design
The distinctive wing spoiler creates the perfect balance of design and aerodynamics, while the taillights and a fierce exhaust note deliver a bold sign-off.
COCKPIT
Serial Plate
Each Civic Type R is truly one of a kind, featuring a unique serial number printed on a metal plaque below the aluminum shift knob.
COCKPIT
Sport Seats
Heavily bolstered front seats in red-and-black suede-effect fabric can help keep you in place during hard cornering.
COCKPIT
Sport Pedals
Race-inspired sport pedals provide the necessary grip for your feet anytime a quick heel-and-toe is needed on the track.
COCKPIT
6-Speed Manual Transmission
The new aluminum shift knob mated to a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission offers the purest connection between car and driver.
COCKPIT
Alcantara®-Wrapped Steering Wheel
The new, Alcantara®-wrapped steering wheel with a flat bottom gives you the feeling and grip you need to tackle the toughest turns on any track.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Wing Spoiler
Give your Civic Type R an exclamation point with a carbon fiber wing spoiler that adds a customized look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Door Mirror Cover
The carbon fiber door mirror cover is a stylish accent that gives your Civic Type R a racing-inspired look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Interior Trim
The carbon fiber interior panel trim coordinates with the design of your Civic Type R to add a sporty, personalized look.
ACCESSORIES
Shift Knob
The red-leather-wrapped shift knob adds a custom flair to your Civic Type R.
ACCESSORIES
Illuminated Door Sill Trim
A subtle, tasteful finishing touch, the illuminated door sill trim dresses up the interior while helping protect the lower door sill from scuff marks.
ACCESSORIES
Cargo Tray
Protect your trunk carpeting from the grime of spare track tires, perspiration and other messy effects of your high-performance lifestyle.

FEATURES

Exterior & Interior

Front view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Championship White.
Front overhead view of 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red.
Passenger-side profile of 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red.
Detail of 20-inch gloss-black alloy wheels on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R.
Rear of 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red.
Detail of 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring serial-number plate.
Interior front bucket seats in red-and-black suede-effect fabric for the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of sport pedals in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of aluminum shift knob and serial-number plate in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of leather-wrapped steering wheel in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carbon fiber wing spoiler on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carbon fiber door mirror cover on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carbon fiber interior panel trim in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory shift knob in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory illuminated door sill trim on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory cargo tray in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
High-performance summer tires are not designed for winter driving and will wear faster than normal passenger car tires.
OVERVIEW
Balance of Design and Power
The Civic Type R has been restyled to make an even more powerful statement, inside and out. Head-turning style, wildly functional aerodynamics and a racing-inspired cockpit all scream high performance.
STYLING
Aggressive Front End
The iconic red H-badge, a symbol of our racing legacy, is exclusive to the Civic Type R. Together with the aggressive front bumper and LED headlights with auto-on/off, the front end connects our heritage and our future.
STYLING
Striking Profile
True to the original Civic Type R, the versatile hatchback body style gets a light, stiff chassis and wide fenders to fit 20-inch alloy wheels and Brembo®* 4-piston front brake calipers.
STYLING
20-Inch Black Alloy Wheels
Twenty-inch gloss-black alloy wheels keep the high-performance rubber on the road with style and frame the large, red Brembo®* front brake calipers that help keep brake fade in check.
STYLING
Rear Design
The distinctive wing spoiler creates the perfect balance of design and aerodynamics, while the taillights and a fierce exhaust note deliver a bold sign-off.
COCKPIT
Serial Plate
Each Civic Type R is truly one of a kind, featuring a unique serial number printed on a metal plaque below the aluminum shift knob.
COCKPIT
Sport Seats
Heavily bolstered front seats in red-and-black suede-effect fabric can help keep you in place during hard cornering.
COCKPIT
Sport Pedals
Race-inspired sport pedals provide the necessary grip for your feet anytime a quick heel-and-toe is needed on the track.
COCKPIT
6-Speed Manual Transmission
The new aluminum shift knob mated to a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission offers the purest connection between car and driver.
COCKPIT
Alcantara®-Wrapped Steering Wheel
The new, Alcantara®-wrapped steering wheel with a flat bottom gives you the feeling and grip you need to tackle the toughest turns on any track.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Wing Spoiler
Give your Civic Type R an exclamation point with a carbon fiber wing spoiler that adds a customized look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Door Mirror Cover
The carbon fiber door mirror cover is a stylish accent that gives your Civic Type R a racing-inspired look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Interior Trim
The carbon fiber interior panel trim coordinates with the design of your Civic Type R to add a sporty, personalized look.
ACCESSORIES
Shift Knob
The red-leather-wrapped shift knob adds a custom flair to your Civic Type R.
ACCESSORIES
Illuminated Door Sill Trim
A subtle, tasteful finishing touch, the illuminated door sill trim dresses up the interior while helping protect the lower door sill from scuff marks.
ACCESSORIES
Cargo Tray
Protect your trunk carpeting from the grime of spare track tires, perspiration and other messy effects of your high-performance lifestyle.

Performance

OVERVIEW
A Heart-Racing Heritage
The Civic Type R is the ultimate embodiment of the Honda racing legacy: lightweight, aerodynamic and an absolute blast on both the track and the road. It’s a testament to more than 70 years of engineering in pursuit of our dreams.
EXPLORE ENGINEERING
EXPLORE ENGINEERING
ENGINEERING
Turbocharged Engine
The turbocharged and intercooled 2.0-liter VTEC® engine kicks out an exhilarating 306 horsepower* and 295 pound-feet of torque*. Wrapped in an iconic red cover, it’s 70 years of Honda engineering for the track distilled into one Civic: the Type R.
ENGINEERING
Lightweight Chassis
A lightweight, reinforced chassis and all-aluminum hood increase rigidity and reduce weight to make the car swifter and nimbler while chasing down the competition.
ENGINEERING
Suspension
The unique dual-axis MacPherson strut front suspension helps deliver precise response and minimize torque steer when accelerating through turns. An adaptive damper system actively controls the action for everything from smooth cruising to track handling.
ENGINEERING
Limited-Slip Differential
A limited-slip differential can offer tighter cornering and better control on every drive, giving you more confidence—and more fun—behind the wheel.
ENGINEERING
Triple Outlet Exhaust
The specially tuned center-mounted, triple outlet exhaust bellows a throaty growl that broadcasts your departure.
ENGINEERING
Brembo® Brakes
The unmistakable red calipers of Brembo®*brakes stand ready when you’re charging hard into an apex. A new two-piece front-rotor design helps improve brake cooling.
AERODYNAMICS
Wing Spoiler
The wing spoiler is positioned near roof height, creating downforce. The rear diffuser reduces drag for high speed and confidence-inspiring track performance.
PERFORMANCE
Vortex Generators
Vortex generators above the back window help channel air toward the wing spoiler for high-speed stability and cornering.
PERFORMANCE
Underbody Spoiler Kit
The functional underbody spoiler kit helps with downforce and airflow to the rear of the vehicle, providing incredible stability and grip at high speeds.
PERFORMANCE
Air Curtains
The front fender vents work in tandem with the functional hood scoop to enhance engine-compartment cooling.
Prototype screens shown, production screens will differ.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Honda LogR™
Want to see if you can handle the Type R like a pro, or shave a few seconds off your best lap time? With the new Honda LogR™ datalogger system, you can now measure and analyze every trip around the track.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Driver Information Interface
Customizable digital meters display boost pressure, G-force, lap times, rev limit, and throttle and brake input in real time, so you can maximize your track performance.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
3-Mode Drive System
From +R to Sport and Comfort modes, the Civic Type R can retune suspension, adjust throttle response and change steering settings to optimize every experience behind the wheel.

FEATURES

Performance

Rear passenger-side view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Boost Blue Pearl, driving on a mountain road.
Detail of 2.0-liter VTEC® turbocharged engine in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Front cutaway view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring lightweight chassis on racetrack.
Front view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Championship White, driving on desert racetrack.
Rear driver-side view of 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Championship White on racetrack.
Detail of center-mounted, triple outlet exhaust on 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red.
Detail of Brembo® brakes on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail view of wing spoiler on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red.
Detail view of vortex generators on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red.
Front driver-side view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red, driving on desert racetrack.
Detail of wide front vented fenders on 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Rallye Red.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with performance data logger in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of Driver Information Interface in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of three-mode drive system toggle switch in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Prototype screens shown, production screens will differ.
OVERVIEW
A Heart-Racing Heritage
The Civic Type R is the ultimate embodiment of the Honda racing legacy: lightweight, aerodynamic and an absolute blast on both the track and the road. It’s a testament to more than 70 years of engineering in pursuit of our dreams.
ENGINEERING
Turbocharged Engine
The turbocharged and intercooled 2.0-liter VTEC® engine kicks out an exhilarating 306 horsepower* and 295 pound-feet of torque*. Wrapped in an iconic red cover, it’s 70 years of Honda engineering for the track distilled into one Civic: the Type R.
ENGINEERING
Lightweight Chassis
A lightweight, reinforced chassis and all-aluminum hood increase rigidity and reduce weight to make the car swifter and nimbler while chasing down the competition.
ENGINEERING
Suspension
The unique dual-axis MacPherson strut front suspension helps deliver precise response and minimize torque steer when accelerating through turns. An adaptive damper system actively controls the action for everything from smooth cruising to track handling.
ENGINEERING
Limited-Slip Differential
A limited-slip differential can offer tighter cornering and better control on every drive, giving you more confidence—and more fun—behind the wheel.
ENGINEERING
Triple Outlet Exhaust
The specially tuned center-mounted, triple outlet exhaust bellows a throaty growl that broadcasts your departure.
ENGINEERING
Brembo® Brakes
The unmistakable red calipers of Brembo®*brakes stand ready when you’re charging hard into an apex. A new two-piece front-rotor design helps improve brake cooling.
AERODYNAMICS
Wing Spoiler
The wing spoiler is positioned near roof height, creating downforce. The rear diffuser reduces drag for high speed and confidence-inspiring track performance.
AERODYNAMICS
Vortex Generators
Vortex generators above the back window help channel air toward the wing spoiler for high-speed stability and cornering.
AERODYNAMICS
Underbody Spoiler Kit
The functional underbody spoiler kit helps with downforce and airflow to the rear of the vehicle, providing incredible stability and grip at high speeds.
AERODYNAMICS
Air Curtains
The front fender vents work in tandem with the functional hood scoop to enhance engine-compartment cooling.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Honda LogR™
Want to see if you can handle the Type R like a pro, or shave a few seconds off your best lap time? With the new Honda LogR™ datalogger system, you can now measure and analyze every trip around the track.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Driver Information Interface
Customizable digital meters display boost pressure, G-force, lap times, rev limit, and throttle and brake input in real time, so you can maximize your track performance.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
3-Mode Drive System
From +R to Sport and Comfort modes, the Civic Type R can retune suspension, adjust throttle response and change steering settings to optimize every experience behind the wheel.

Technology

OVERVIEW
High-Tech Touches
Need a high-octane playlist to help you beat your best lap time? With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration*, you can tap into your compatible smartphone through the 7-inch Display Audio touch-screen.
EXPLORE CONNECTIVITY
EXPLORE CONNECTIVITY
APPLE CARPLAY
Apple CarPlay® Integration
Focus on the road while accessing your music library, directions and text messages* through your iPhone®*.
CONNECTIVITY
Android Auto™ Integration
Android Auto™ connects to your compatible Android™* phone for destinations, appointments and even the weather.
CONNECTIVITY
Navigation System
The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™* features maps with 3-D renderings of terrain, buildings and road signs, and provides lane guidance and a live search function*.
PEACE OF MIND
Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
The multi-angle rearview camera* allows you to choose from three different angles—normal, top-down and wide—for a better view of what’s behind you every time you reverse.
PEACE OF MIND
ACE™ Body Structure
The Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure is a Honda-exclusive body design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions.

FEATURES

Technology

Interior dash view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with Apple CarPlay® integration in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with Android Auto™ integration in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with multi-angle rearview camera in the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring.
Cutaway view of 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring frame with ACE™ body structure, superimposed on a desert racetrack.
OVERVIEW
High-Tech Touches
Need a high-octane playlist to help you beat your best lap time? With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration*, you can tap into your compatible smartphone through the 7-inch Display Audio touch-screen.
CONNECTIVITY
Apple CarPlay® Integration
Focus on the road while accessing your music library, directions and text messages* through your iPhone®*.
CONNECTIVITY
Android Auto™ Integration
Android Auto™ connects to your compatible Android™* phone for destinations, appointments and even the weather.
CONNECTIVITY
Navigation System
The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™* features maps with 3-D renderings of terrain, buildings and road signs, and provides lane guidance and a live search function*.
PEACE OF MIND
Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
The multi-angle rearview camera* allows you to choose from three different angles—normal, top-down and wide—for a better view of what’s behind you every time you reverse.
PEACE OF MIND
ACE™ Body Structure
The Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure is a Honda-exclusive body design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions.
Honda Sensing® Standard logo.
Front view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Polished Metal Metallic, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

The Honda Sensing® Suite

The Type R now comes with Honda Sensing®, a suite of safety and driver-assistive features designed to alert you to things you might miss while driving.

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Rear passenger-side view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Polished Metal Metallic, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)

CMBS* can help bring your Honda to a stop by automatically applying brake pressure when the system determines that a frontal collision is unavoidable.

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Front driver-side view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Polished Metal Metallic, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

RDM can determine if you cross over detected lanes without signaling, can provide steering assistance to help you return to your lane or provide braking to help you keep from leaving the roadway entirely*.

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Front view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Polished Metal Metallic, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

ACC* helps you maintain a set following interval behind detected vehicles for highway driving.

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Overhead view of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Polished Metal Metallic, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

With your hands on the steering wheel, long highway drives are easier with LKAS*, which subtly adjusts steering to help keep the vehicle centered in a detected lane.

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Civic Type R Shopping Tools

Awards

Kelley Blue Book’s 2019 Best Buy Award Winner – logo

2019 Best Buy: Compact Car

Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com

2019 Best Buy: Compact Car

For the fifth consecutive year, the feature-filled 2019 Honda Civic has been named Best Buy of the Year among compact cars according to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, offering outstanding reliability and resale value*

Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com
Car and Driver’s 2019 10 Best Award Winner – logo

2019 Car and Driver’s 10Best Cars

Car and Driver

2019 Car and Driver’s 10Best Cars

Car and Driver has named the Civic Type R a 10Best Car two years in a row, saying, “It is quite possibly the highest performing and most satisfying front-wheel-drive car on the market today.”*

Car and Driver
Edmunds 2019 Buyers Most Wanted award winner – logo

2019 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Award

Edmunds

2019 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Award

Honda cleaned up at the 2019 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Awards, with the Civic earning the top spot in the Compact Car segment.

Edmunds

Warranty

Honda Limited Warranty

Roadside Assistance

Honda Care®