Mentioned a compact car and one that usually comes to mind is the Honda Civic. For many it’s been the prime choice for people who want a fuel efficient and reliable vehicle. The last generation of Civic was introduced in the 2012 model year and it was a pretty big disappointment initially, as it had very unhonda traits of having cub-part build materials and it was too related to the generation before it. However with this new 2018 model the Civic Type R is completely redesigned from inside out.
There is many trims that you can get on the 2018 Civic they start with LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L and Touring. It coming with pretty good looking painted 16-inch alloy wheels which are unique looking. The Civic comes standard with LED daytime running lights and you can get optional LED headlights too. On standard it have the halogen projector beam headlights. With this generation Honda wanted to make the Civic more muscular modern and sleek too and they certainly succeeded.
The two best word’s to describe the new cabin design of a 2018 Honda Civic Type R is upscale and mature. Build quality and materials are pretty good inside of this vehicle certainly top of the class. Mid, up door panels and armrest are coated in nice soft touch leather with premium looking stitching. There is on the dashboard very soft padded material too. The steering wheel is also very soft with a lot of controls on it. The design of the new seats are very modern and they are coated in leather too. It have a lot of tech and storage too like USB and auxiliary ports and the latest multimedia infotainment system.
2018 Honda Civic Type R Engine
The base power-train that you can find on the Civic is a 2.0-Liter inline 4-cylinder that is capable of producing 158 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 138 pound feet of torque at 4,200 rpm with front-wheel drive. EPA estimates being very efficient top of the class 31 in the city and 41 on the highway. Second power-train is a 1.5-Liter 4-cylinder turbo with a CVT automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. Acceleration 0-60 is achieved in 6.8 seconds. Top speed is 126 miles per hour.
2018 Honda Civic Type R Price
The price of the Honda Civic for 2018 year is starting at $32,000 and go up to $38,000 – $39,000 for the Touring trim. major competitors are: Mazda Mazda 3, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, 2019 Ford Focus RS, Kia Forte, Kia Soul and Scion iM.