The Honda Civic Type R is faster than Focus RS, STI, and Golf R.
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The Honda Civic Type R crushes the competition, and all for less money. At $35,000, you might not expect the Civic to be faster than the more expensive Ford Focus RS, VW Golf R, and even the limited edition Subaru WRX STI Type RA, but it is. Whether it's acceleration, track times, braking distances, useable cargo space, or efficiency, the Civic Type R puts down incredible numbers.

At the heart of the Type R is the K20C1 engine, a two-liter inline four-cylinder that's turbocharged packing 295 lb-ft of torque, and 306 horsepower. In this video we'll explore the numbers surrounding the Civic Type R, and deep dive into the engine to find out just what makes it so special.

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    • wealthy black man
      wealthy black man

      Will it fit in an old VW beetle??

      about 3 days ago
    • James Leth
      James Leth

      Brian Cox even talks about the science of Honda engines, wow.

      about 4 days ago
    • thatboisolo

      Tim Cook Junior.

      about 4 days ago
    • Devendran Gopinathan
      Devendran Gopinathan

      Hi sir, can you fit this engine into a Honda Civic 1.5?

      about 4 days ago
    • Darin Porter
      Darin Porter

      Typical douchbag owner that brags and at the same time justifies spending alot of money on a honda

      about 4 days ago
    • Darin Porter
      Darin Porter In reply to Darin Porter

      @UC-DnSgx-KVvcf8e9ywZUCYQ Jesus, another justifier. Buying a civic type r is a mass manufactured ricer

      about 4 days ago
    • Star Chaser
      Star Chaser

      Red Bull Honda Formula 1๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘

      about 5 days ago

      Honda did a great job with the Type R! Great video!

      about 6 days ago
    • danilo e jesus
      danilo e jesus

      All that talk ob skateboards

      about 6 days ago
    • Ashwin Vijayan
      Ashwin Vijayan

      What will happen if I pour regular into a type R fuel tank.

      about 9 days ago


      about 10 days ago
    • Fishy Waters
      Fishy Waters

      Does any of this apply to the RDX A-spec? Does it closely resemble the type R or accord engine?

      about 11 days ago
    • R J
      R J

      Great information-
      One of the most impeccable tutorials about Honda Iโ€™ve seen by far- explanations were precise and to the point but..
      I have the older Honda Accord-โ€˜15
      and Iโ€™m having some issues plus I just like the v6 motor- with 120ish-k mileage Iโ€™m in need of a ac
      compressor I believe. Never owned a Honda before and found it easy to do simple maintenance with fluids simple and time saving.

      My ac- changed the ac clutch kid and miss reading the pressures threw an DTC which tells me I have oxygen sensors and evaporated system symptoms- any directions for troubleshooting ? I can scan and read the codes but donโ€™t want to do any more harm.. I ordered new oxygen sensors all around but the evap system is something that Iโ€™ve not had experience with. I replaced ac compressor on other vehicle 04 jag along with dryer oriface tube and recharged works well-
      That needs some work as it was sidelined for 3-4 yrs for no heat issues and Honda took its place.
      I love to learn and troubleshoot and if you have a directional Insite with Honda- would greatly be appreciated. Low budget do injury so doing some research as much as possible. Thanks again first time viewer/subscriber๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

      about 12 days ago
    • Nick Hill
      Nick Hill

      Great video as always! Hmm, maybe AWD isn't a magic performance bullet after all?!? Maybe it's heavier and more complicated than FWD?!? Maybe it provides NO advantage on a racetrack (despite the widely held impression that AWDs are "grippier")?!?

      about 12 days ago
    • mbsnyderc

      If it's street legal why would you have to use it on a track?

      about 13 days ago
    • Jo Vallas
      Jo Vallas

      Awesome engineering

      about 14 days ago
    • enes sharku
      enes sharku

      It would be perfect for my ej2

      about 15 days ago
    • Blotted

      Still a K20! :D I know there is lots of variations but still...theyve been making this K platform for almost 20 years

      about 15 days ago
    • Sri D
      Sri D

      Additionally there may be a need to walnut shell blast for clean up the carbon build up on valves anywhere between 30k to 60 k miles, Thanks to Direct Injection technology!

      about 16 days ago
    • NubRusty

      Honda #1 babyyyy. Honda fanboy for life

      about 17 days ago
    • The Seeker
      The Seeker

      Honda makes reliable engines, i own a 2009 accord and a 07 cbr1000rr motorcycle, they still kicking with no issues

      about 18 days ago
    • yoav williamson
      yoav williamson

      Loved that f1 reliability joke

      about 18 days ago
    • Kadeem Smith
      Kadeem Smith

      Cant stand the fake intakes tho. My only gripe

      about 18 days ago
    • Kadeem Smith
      Kadeem Smith

      I'd pay full tuition for this class

      about 18 days ago
    • John Holtz
      John Holtz

      Who drives these lawnmowers? Kids I guess.

      about 18 days ago
    • Dinda Dwi putri
      Dinda Dwi putri

      s2000 yes๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’ civic type r poor car !!

      about 18 days ago
    • ben crosson
      ben crosson

      Its fugly tho

      about 20 days ago
    • Edward C Tullis
      Edward C Tullis

      Is this a commercial?

      about 21 day ago
    • J. Pikoulis
      J. Pikoulis


      about 23 days ago
    • fatboy19831

      What Honda has done here is amazing. They have designed the ugliest performance car know to man. The numbers don't lie. There are so many more satisfying all-around sedans in the 35k range.

      about 23 days ago
    • Ryno Opperman
      Ryno Opperman

      Only thing is you have to be able to live with that Wing ๐Ÿ˜œ

      about 24 days ago