2017 Honda Civic Type R Austin TX
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R near Austin TX checks in at the top of the Civic performance lineup. 2017 Type R marks the first time the car has been in the United States. Civic Type R models star with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and then add multiple features designed to add to the performance of the hot hatchback.
Under the hood of the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. This engine is rated at 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. Honda pairs the engine with a 6-speed manual transmission. The hatchback body style of the Civic Type R helps the car offer competitive storage numbers, checking in at 25.7 cubic feet of storage space.
2017 Honda Civic Type R Features and Systems
The engine performance of the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is supplemented by multiple features.
Performance features offered on the car include: Continental SportContact 6 high-performance tires, black-finished aluminum wheels, 13.8-inch cross-drilled rotors with 4-piston Brembo aluminum calipers in the front of the car and 12.0-inch rotors with single-piston calipers in the rear, dual-axis strut front suspension, front and rear anti-roll bars, Type-R exclusive springs, bushings and damper mountings, an Adaptive Damper System, weight-saving all-aluminum hood, high-flow exhaust and a comprehensive aerodynamic package.
The Civic Type R offers three selectable driving modes: COMFORT, SPORT and +R. Each setting modifies the cars settings to adapt the performance to different driving environments.
The interior of the car offers additional available comfort and technology features. These include: 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen, 7-inch Driver Information Interface, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, 12-speaker stereo system, Smart Entry and Push Button Start and an Electric Parking Brake.
Exterior features include: LED daytime running lights, LED headlights with auto on/off, LED fog lights, taillights, brake lights and turn signals, smart wipers and a capless fueling system.
Civic Type R models can be equipped with multiple systems designed for safety. These include: Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control, Advanced 4-Channel ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist, LED daytime running lights, headlights and fog lights, a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines and an Indirect Tire Pressure Monitoring System.