What's New

The Civic Type R—the fastest, most powerful Honda ever sold in America—gets a number of upgrades for the 2020 model year to help to make this hot hatch even hotter—and cooler:

  • A redesigned grille features a bigger opening for greater airflow and cooling
  • The front and rear bumper inserts show a new look
  • The front brake discs are of a new 2-piece solid design to enhance cooling for smooth, consistent stopping performance
  • The Type R side mirrors are now heated and receive integrated LED turn indictors for improved visibility
  • The suspension tuning has been even further refined for better roadholding, a smoother ride and improved body control
  • Select interior trim panels receive a surface treatment exclusive to the Type R
  • The steering-wheel cover and shift boot feature a new material
  • The shift knob has been reshaped for better feel
  • Active Sound Control now provides cabin occupants with an even more exhilarating aural experience
  • The Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver-assistive features is now standard
  • Auto high-beam headlights now make it easier and more convenient to enjoy nighttime driving
  • Exclusive to Type R, Boost Blue Pearl replaces Aegean Blue Metallic on the exterior-color palette