2018 Honda Civic Type R Engine Specs and Standard Features
After a brief but bountiful debut year, the Honda Civic Type R is back! The 2018 model is fully prepared to continue the strong start of the Type R, and many Honda shoppers can’t wait for it to roll into dealerships. More specifically, they can’t wait to test drive it! Before that, however, there’s a lot to learn about this one-of-a-kind hatchback. A look at the 2018 Honda Civic Type R engine specs and standard features, for example, is a great place to start. We’ve got that, the fuel economy, pricing information, and even more, so keep on reading!
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How Much Does a 2018 Honda Civic Type R cost?
With a base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $34,100, the 2018 Civic Type R is marked very reasonably, especially considering everything it has to offer potential customers.*1 Unlike most Honda vehicles, there is only one trim of the 2018 Civic Type R; but in the case of the Type R, one trim is more than enough.
What are the 2018 Type R Engine Specs?
The 2018 Honda Civic Type R is awoken by a 2.0-liter DOHC direct-injected VTEC Turbo® engine that produces up to 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, as commanded by—its mate—a six-speed manual transmission.
Estimated Fuel Economy Ratings
As estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency, the 2018 Civic Type R earns 22 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.*2
2018 Honda Civic Type Drive Modes
As far as driving is concerned, the 2018 Type R is fully-equipped to take on just about any road. The Adaptive Damper System adapts to road conditions, constantly balancing the damping force at each corner of the car. Three drive modes—sport, comfort, and the track-oriented +R—alter the damper, throttle responsiveness and steering assist to best suit the driver’s preferences.
Standard Features for the 2018 Civic Type R
As for technology, the 2018 Type R comes with state-of-the-art Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity as well as a navigation system equipped with voice-recognition software. On top of this, the 2018 Honda Civic Type R also comes with several top-notch safety features including Brake Assist, Advanced 4-Channel ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution, Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control, Indirect Tire Pressure Monitoring System, a multi-angle rearview camera complete with guidelines, and much more!
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*1. MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) excluding tax, license, registration, $890 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
*2. 2018 EPA fuel-economy ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.