Updates on the 2020 Honda Civic Type R make it sleeker and more exciting. Bold design ensures you don’t overlook this sports sedan while the aggressive styling also enhances performance. Get inside and enjoy the ride!
Cosmetic changes for the Civic Type R are minimal but have big impact. With a larger grille, this sedan has improved aerodynamics. Blue Boost is a vibrant new shade that is specific to the Type R model. At the same time, the Type R still features the sharp angles and bold rear spoiler with black accents that is designed to turn heads.
Updates inside the cabin of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R include an Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel and a redesigned shifter knob with shorter throws in shifting. Red accents create a bold space that stands out just as much as the exterior. Easily monitor vehicle performance with the 7.0-inch digital gauge cluster with red accents and a unique look for each drive mode.
Front sport seats provide support as well as comfort for everyday driving in the Honda Civic Type R. The sports sedan is also practical with ample cabin space and available cargo organizers to keep everything right where you want it. This model also features Honda Sensing, with a group of safety systems. Forward collision warning with automated emergency braking is standard along with lane departure alert and adaptive cruise control. Lane keeping assist warns you when you start to drift out of your lane, and it’s standard as well.
Under the hood of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R is a 2.0L turbocharged engine with 306 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft of torque. Paired with the engine is a six-speed manual transmission with three drive modes – Comfort, Sport and +R. Change the steering response to fit your driving style. This system also includes Active Sound Control by Honda which alters the sound you hear in the cabin based on the mode you choose.
Other changes for the Civic Type R are mechanical, such as the two-piece brake rotors that were recently designed. They will work with brake pads that have been updated to stop quicker at higher speeds. The suspension has been modified to improve comfort on your everyday travels and to reduce friction. Rear bushings are stiffer for improved grip as well. This model handles like a dream with stability to take sharp turns and curves with confidence.
Technology enhances every journey with the ability to connect your smartphone to the Civic Type R through Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. Gain easy access to your text messages, email and social networks from anywhere. Built-in navigation helps you find those new destinations while an optional wireless phone charger makes it easy to keep your devices ready for use without dealing with messy cables.
The 2020 Honda Civic Type R is sure to captivate fans of this model. It is also designed to win over new converts as well with even more style and improved performance.