Honda Civic Type R 2.0 I-Vtec Type R Gt 5Dr Petrol Hatchback

Overview:

Mileage: 5,081
Trans: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Year: 16/66
Colour: White
Fuel Type: Petrol

Quote Reference Number: 077-606274

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  • MPG38.7
  • Insurance Group33E
  • Performance (BHP)310
  • Number of Seats4
  • CO2 (g/km)170
  • Road Tax£230

Specification

Specification
Body Glass
Automatic rain sensing wipers
Electric front/rear windows/one touch operation
Privacy glass
Remote window closing
Tinted rear windscreen
Brakes
ABS+EBD+Brake assist
Hill start assist
Chassis/Suspension
Active dampers
Vehicle stability assist
Communication
Bluetooth hands free telephone connection
Driver Aids
Cross traffic monitor
PAS
Cruise control + speed limiter
Rear parking camera
Lane departure warning system
Front and rear parking sensors
Forward collision warning
Traffic sign recognition
Driver Information
BLIS (Blind spot information system)
Red instrument illumination
Intelligent multi info display
Driving Mirrors
Power foldback door mirrors
Remote control door mirrors
Auto dimming rear view mirror
Electric adjustable heated door mirrors
Entertainment
DAB audio
8 speakers
'Shark fin' mobile antenna
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
Connect with Garmin sat nav, touch screen, internet radio/MP3/CD, Aha app, internet
2x USB and HDMI
Exterior Body Features
Black door handles
Rear wing spoiler
Black side skirts
Lower mesh grille
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
LED high level brake lights
Automatic coming/leaving home lighting function
Automatic headlights with dusk sensor
LED daytime running lights
LED headlights
High beam assist
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Dual climate control air conditioning system
Interior Features
Cargo hooks
Leather steering wheel
Tonneau cover
Alloy gearknob
Front accessory power socket
Tilt/telescopic adjust steering wheel
Black roof lining
Alloy pedals
Sub trunk compartment with lid
Centre console accessory socket
Gear shift indicator
Suede fabric upholstery
Interior Lights
Front/rear courtesy lights
Front map lights
Boot light
Ambient Lighting
Safety
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Front side airbags
Passenger airbag deactivate switch
Front and rear curtain airbags
Dual front SRS airbags
Deflation detection system
City safety braking system
Seats
Front headrests
Sports seats
Driver's seat height adjustment
Isofix system on outer rear seats
4 three point seatbelts
Security
Ultrasonic alarm
ECU immobiliser
Deadlocks
Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys
Smart entry + Smart start
Vanity Mirrors
Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Wheels - Alloy
19" Alloy wheels
Wheels - Spare
Tyre repair kit

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

"This is a one of the last chances you make get o own a hot hatch icon. This Type R was a real game changer in Honda's rich sporting Type R heritage. The first turbo powered VTEC unit delivers and impressive and very useable 306 bhp. This car was the fastest 2 wheel drive car round the Nuburgring in 2015, the only car to beat this is the all new Type R released this year. Finished in the iconic Championship white pearl teh car looks amazing The car comes with the balance of the new car warranty and fully prepared to Honda Approves standards . Please call to view this car."

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Chris Duggan, General Manager

Key Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Metallic Paint
  • Cruise Control
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Alloy Wheels
  • DAB Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • Parking Sensors
  • Free Road Tax
  • Low Mileage
  • 1 Owner
  • Full Service History
  • CD Player
  • USB
  • Park Assist

Ten Second Review

The Honda Civic Type R returns, this time with 320PS beneath the bonnet thanks to a revised version of the previous 2.0-litre turbo engine. Drive goes to the front wheels via a six-speed manual 'box, so no change there, but under the skin, this thing's rammed with trick bits. It looks the real deal.

Background

Cards on table time. I absolutely adore hot Hondas. There's just something so unashamedly extreme about the way these cars are built. It pops up in the most unexpected places but speaks of a deep devotion to engineering excellence. Whereas most other manufacturers would be content to beef-up the engine, stiffen the suspension and add a few go-faster cues inside and out, Honda is different. That's just the start. A Type R Honda has, to date, been about the subtle details. This latest Honda Civic Type R is a bit different. For a start, it's a bit shouty about its power output and its Nurburgring lap time. Perhaps Honda felt the need to make it appeal to a broader audience. Is it representative of the breed, or something different altogether?

Driving Experience

The headline figures are undeniably impressive. Power comes courtesy of a direct-injected turbocharged 2.0 litre VTEC petrol engine, which really delivers a solid punch of both power and torque. Peak power output is slightly up on the previous generation model, up by 10PS to 320PS at 6,500rpm. There are more significant changes too. The body itself has a longer wheelbase than the previous-generation version. Plus the relocation of the fuel tank from beneath the front seats to beneath the rears means that the driver sits 50mm lower than before. The centre of gravity is lower too. The body is 16kg lighter and (more significantly) 38% stiffer than the previous model's, but the most crucial mechanical change is that there's no longer a torsion beam rear axle. Instead, the latest Type-R gets a fully independent, multi-link rear set-up. As before, there's a '+R' button that, when activated, heightens engine responsiveness and alters the torque-mapping to a more aggressive and performance-focused setting. That will have been activated when setting the Nurburgring Nordscliefe lap record this car now holds - set at 7min 43.8s, 7 seconds quicker than the previous generation car managed.

Design and Build

The Type R really amps up the already quite aggressive styling of the tenth-generation Civic. Honda's insistent that it's all functional and talks of the hours on the Nurburgring, being thrashed round the Takasu test track and forensic studies of the aerodynamics in the Sakura wind tunnel. An almost completely flat underside sucks the car onto the road and the rear wing, front splitter and deep side skirts are also demonstrably functional. Big grilles in the bumpers direct cooling air to the engine and brakes. The lightweight 20-inch alloy wheels look pretty mean too. The cabin gets the trademark machined-alloy Type R gear lever. High-backed sports seats grip the front occupants with a suede-effect fabric offset by red double stitching. The red highlights continue across the leather-trimmed steering wheel and gearstick gaiter.

Market and Model

There's a real sweet spot for performance cars with around 320PS under their bonnets and it's close to £32,000, around which are clustered cars like the BMW M140i, the Volkswagen Golf R and the Audi S3. Therefore, it's no real surprise that when Honda announced pricing for the Civic Type R, it started at £30,995. There's also a better-equipped GT version for £2,000 more if you want it. GT drivers will get gear such as forward collision warning, a traffic sign recognition system, lane departure warning, blind spot information including cross traffic monitor, dual control climate control, rain sensing auto wipers, dusk sensing auto lights, front and rear parking sensors, interior red ambient lighting, high beam support and Honda's new infotainment system, Connect, with Garmin navigation. Honda hasn't ruled out an even more focused Type R version, aimed to combat the track specials that are periodically wheeled out by the likes of SEAT and Renault.

Cost of Ownership

Economy and emissions figures for the Type R are, as expected, competitive though not quite up with this car's German rivals, VW's Golf R and Audi's S3. The combined cycle fuel figure is 36.7mpg and the CO2 reading is 176g/km. Residual values shouldn't put too much of a bash in the budget as there's always been a strong used trade in Type Rs. With this Civic being the only Type R model in Honda's line-up for the foreseeable future, demand ought to be very healthy indeed.

Automatic rain sensing wipers, ABS+EBD+Brake assist, Adaptive damping system, Bluetooth hands free telephone connection, Electric power steering, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross Traffic Alert...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)5.7
Engine Power - BHP310
Engine Power - KW228
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM6500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT295
Engine Torque - MKG40.8
Engine Torque - NM400
Engine Torque - RPM2500
Top Speed168

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions
CO0.26
CO2 (g/km)170 (g/km)
HC0.026
HC+NOxN
Noise Level dB(A)68
NOx0.009
ParticlesN
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption
EC Combined (mpg)38.7
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)46.3
EC Urban (mpg)30.1

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