2017 Honda Civic Type R

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R is one of the most popular sports car from the Japanese automobile manufacturer. The compact vehicle is in its 4th generation, and we are confident that one of the models to feature in this generation is 2017 Honda Civic Type R. We are now waiting for a sophisticated sedan that will offer great comfort and power.

2017 Honda Civic Type R front view

2017 Honda Civic Type R – Unique Feature:

Honda will use a new modular platform to design and construct its 2017 Honda Civic Type R. Be ready to welcome a lighter and stronger car as this platform involves the use of lighter and stiffer materials. With a sharp body decorated with elegant lines and curves, the car will stand out from other sedans out there. The automaker is expecting to attract more car shoppers with its new good-looking car.

The normal grill is expected on the front side of Honda Type R, but will get slight modifications that will be visible from a close range. Apart from the grille, other front features that will get much of your attention include a well-positioned splitter and large intake vents. Moving around the car, you will notice stylish overhangs and 19-inch alloy wheels on the sides and C-shaped tail lights at the rear side.

Great comfort and convenience are the things which will characterize the interior of 2017 Honda Civic Type R. You will come across a beautiful cabin furnished with classic color accents. You will love the seats which will be made of high-quality materials. We do not expect the car to have space issues. We are anticipating for a roomier cabin. Now to the driver’s zone, this part will look sophisticated with a state-of-the-art infotainment system. You will be amazed by a large number of digital and mechanical controls on the center console. With modern cars getting connectivity features, we are anticipating for some of these features in the new Civic Type R.

2017 Honda Civic Type R will not disappoint you when it comes to safety and security. Wait to drive a safer car with features such as airbags, ABS, seat belts, adaptive cruise control, vehicle stability assist and hill start to assist.

2017 Honda Civic Type R interior view

2017 Honda Civic Type R – Engine and Performance:

According to the car maker, the new Civic Type-R will be equipped with a 2.0-liter Turbocharged I4 VTEC engine which has a capacity of 314 hp and 295 lb-ft. The engine will come with features such as direct fuel injection and R+ mechanism. We are also looking forward to seeing Earth Dreams Technology feature in the powertrain.

Concerning transmission, a 6-speed manual one will be connected to the engine. The car will take 5.0 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph and later achieve a top speed of 167 mph. On the side of fuel economy, we are expecting a more fuel-efficient car. EPA figures stand at 21 mpg city and 32 mpg highway.

2017 Honda Civic Type R side

2017 Honda Civic Type R – Release date, Price, and Competition:

Expect to buy the base model at $35,000. The automaker will produce two other models which will have their own prices, probably higher than the sedans. As for the release date, we are eagerly waiting for the new car in the last quarter of 2016.

Competition:

Car shoppers will prefer these cars to the new Civic Type R: Volkswagen Golf GTI, Ford Focus ST, and Fiesta RS.

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