A Track-Ready Tribute to Honda Heritage

There’s no mistaking the 2021 Type R Limited Edition, which pays homage to past Type R Limited Edition models with its exclusive Phoenix Yellow color and gloss-black accents. 

You’ll notice a difference on the track, too, with BBS forged-aluminum wheels and other weight-reduction modifications, plus specially tuned dampers and recalibrated steering for maximum control.

Colors

360° SPIN

Exterior & Interior

OVERVIEW
Push Lap Times to the Limit
The Civic Type R was designed to make a powerful statement, inside and out. Head-turning style, wildly functional aerodynamics and a racing-inspired cockpit all scream high performance.
EXPLORE AERODYNAMICS
EXPLORE AERODYNAMICS
AERODYNAMICS
Wing Spoiler
The wing spoiler is positioned near roof height, creating downforce. The rear diffuser reduces drag for high speed and confidence-inspiring track performance.
AERODYNAMICS
Vortex Generators
Vortex generators above the rear window help channel air toward the wing spoiler for high-speed stability and cornering.
AERODYNAMICS
Underbody Spoiler Kit
The functional underbody spoiler kit helps with downforce and airflow to the rear of the vehicle, providing incredible stability and grip at high speeds.
AERODYNAMICS
Engine Cooling
The front fender vents work in tandem with the functional hood scoop to enhance engine-compartment cooling.
DESIGN
Limited Edition Exterior
Available exclusively in Phoenix Yellow, the Type R Limited Edition hearkens back to past Type R limited editions, and adds modern details like a gloss-black roof and gloss-black accents all around.
DESIGN
Limited Edition BBS Wheels
Through a complex forging process, the BBS wheels on the Type R Limited Edition reach a high degree of material density and weight reduction, for an ideal blend of agility and speed.
High-performance summer tires are not designed for winter driving and will wear faster than normal passenger car tires.
DESIGN
Gloss-Black Alloy Wheels
Twenty-inch gloss-black alloy wheels keep the high-performance rubber* on the road with style. They frame the large, red Brembo®* front brake calipers, which help keep brake fade in check.
DESIGN
Grille Design
An expanded grille opening helps improve air intake to keep the engine bay cooler at speed. The gloss-black accents create a striking frame around the iconic red H-badge, a symbol of our racing legacy.
COCKPIT
Sport Seats
Heavily bolstered front seats in red-and-black suede-effect fabric can help keep you in place during hard cornering.
COCKPIT
Sport Pedals
Race-inspired sport pedals provide the necessary grip for your feet anytime a quick heel-and-toe is needed on the track.
COCKPIT
6-Speed Manual Transmission
An aluminum shift knob mated to a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission offers the purest connection between car and driver.
COCKPIT
Alcantara®-Wrapped Steering Wheel
The thick, Alcantara®-wrapped steering wheel with a flat bottom gives you the feeling and grip you need to tackle the toughest turns on any track.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Wing Spoiler
Give your Civic Type R an exclamation point with a carbon fiber wing spoiler that adds a customized look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Door Mirror Cover
The carbon fiber door mirror cover is a stylish accent that gives your Civic Type R a racing-inspired look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Interior Trim
The carbon fiber interior panel trim coordinates with the design of your Civic Type R to add a sporty, personalized look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Hood Scoop
The carbon fiber hood scoop adds a motorsport-inspired touch to the front end, with carbon fiber that’s unique to the Type R.
ACCESSORIES
Shift Knob
The red-leather-wrapped shift knob adds a custom flair to your Civic Type R.
Not intended for use with other floor mats. Always secure floor mats with your car’s floor-mat anchors.
ACCESSORIES
Carpet Floor Mats
Type R carpet floor mats take the abuse while your original carpet stays like new. The driver-side mat includes a heel pad to facilitate pedal work.

FEATURES

Exterior & Interior

Front driver-side view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Championship White, driving on a racetrack.
Detail view of wing spoiler on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Rallye Red.
Detail view of vortex generators on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Rallye Red.
Front driver-side view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Rallye Red, driving on desert racetrack.
Detail of wide front fender vents on 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Boost Blue Pearl.
Passenger-side front view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition in Phoenix Yellow, parked in a studio environment.
Detail of BBS forged-aluminum wheels on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition. Plays video. Opens a dialog.
Detail of 20-inch gloss-black alloy wheels on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Front view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Championship White.
Interior front bucket seats in red-and-black suede-effect fabric in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of sport pedals in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of aluminum shift knob and serial-number plate in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail view of Alcantara®-wrapped steering wheel in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carbon fiber wing spoiler on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carbon fiber door mirror cover on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carbon fiber interior panel trim in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carbon fiber hood scoop on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Championship White.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory shift knob in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail view of Honda Genuine Accessory carpet floor mat in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
High-performance summer tires are not designed for winter driving and will wear faster than normal passenger car tires.
Not intended for use with other floor mats. Always secure floor mats with your car’s floor-mat anchors.
OVERVIEW
Push Lap Times to the Limit
The Civic Type R was designed to make a powerful statement, inside and out. Head-turning style, wildly functional aerodynamics and a racing-inspired cockpit all scream high performance.
AERODYNAMICS
Wing Spoiler
The wing spoiler is positioned near roof height, creating downforce. The rear diffuser reduces drag for high speed and confidence-inspiring track performance.
AERODYNAMICS
Vortex Generators
Vortex generators above the rear window help channel air toward the wing spoiler for high-speed stability and cornering.
AERODYNAMICS
Underbody Spoiler Kit
The functional underbody spoiler kit helps with downforce and airflow to the rear of the vehicle, providing incredible stability and grip at high speeds.
AERODYNAMICS
Engine Cooling
The front fender vents work in tandem with the functional hood scoop to enhance engine-compartment cooling.
DESIGN
Limited Edition Exterior
Available exclusively in Phoenix Yellow, the Type R Limited Edition hearkens back to past Type R limited editions, and adds modern details like a gloss-black roof and gloss-black accents all around.
DESIGN
Limited Edition BBS Wheels
Through a complex forging process, the BBS wheels on the Type R Limited Edition reach a high degree of material density and weight reduction, for an ideal blend of agility and speed.
DESIGN
Gloss-Black Alloy Wheels
Twenty-inch gloss-black alloy wheels keep the high-performance rubber* on the road with style. They frame the large, red Brembo®* front brake calipers, which help keep brake fade in check.
DESIGN
Grille Design
An expanded grille opening helps improve air intake to keep the engine bay cooler at speed. The gloss-black accents create a striking frame around the iconic red H-badge, a symbol of our racing legacy.
COCKPIT
Sport Seats
Heavily bolstered front seats in red-and-black suede-effect fabric can help keep you in place during hard cornering.
COCKPIT
Sport Pedals
Race-inspired sport pedals provide the necessary grip for your feet anytime a quick heel-and-toe is needed on the track.
COCKPIT
6-Speed Manual Transmission
An aluminum shift knob mated to a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission offers the purest connection between car and driver.
COCKPIT
Alcantara®-Wrapped Steering Wheel
The thick, Alcantara®-wrapped steering wheel with a flat bottom gives you the feeling and grip you need to tackle the toughest turns on any track.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Wing Spoiler
Give your Civic Type R an exclamation point with a carbon fiber wing spoiler that adds a customized look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Door Mirror Cover
The carbon fiber door mirror cover is a stylish accent that gives your Civic Type R a racing-inspired look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Interior Trim
The carbon fiber interior panel trim coordinates with the design of your Civic Type R to add a sporty, personalized look.
ACCESSORIES
Carbon Fiber Hood Scoop
The carbon fiber hood scoop adds a motorsport-inspired touch to the front end, with carbon fiber that’s unique to the Type R.
ACCESSORIES
Shift Knob
The red-leather-wrapped shift knob adds a custom flair to your Civic Type R.
ACCESSORIES
Carpet Floor Mats
Type R carpet floor mats take the abuse while your original carpet stays like new. The driver-side mat includes a heel pad to facilitate pedal work.

Performance

OVERVIEW
A Heart-Racing Heritage
The Civic Type R is the ultimate embodiment of the Honda racing legacy: lightweight, aerodynamic and an absolute blast on both the track and the road. It’s a testament to more than 70 years of engineering in pursuit of our dreams.
EXPLORE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
EXPLORE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Prototype screens shown, production screens will differ.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Honda LogR™
The Honda LogR™*datalogger app measures track performance in real time, bringing onboard computer data to your smartphone through Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration.* Check your lap times in the Data Log, or use Auto Score to play back your session.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Driver Information Interface
Customizable digital meters display boost pressure, G-force, lap times, rev limit, and throttle and brake input in real time, so you can maximize your track performance.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
3-Mode Drive System
From +R to Sport and Comfort modes, the Civic Type R can retune suspension, adjust throttle response and change steering settings to optimize every experience behind the wheel.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Limited Edition Tuning
To take advantage of the performance benefits of its BBS forged-aluminum wheels and Michelin® Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires,* the Type R Limited Edition features modified dampers and recalibrated steering, giving you maximum control and feedback.
ENGINEERING
Turbocharged Engine
The turbocharged and intercooled 2.0-liter VTEC® engine kicks out an exhilarating 306 horsepower* and 295 pound-feet of torque.* Wrapped in an iconic red cover, it’s 70 years of Honda engineering for the track distilled into one Civic: the Type R.
ENGINEERING
Lightweight Chassis
A lightweight, reinforced chassis and all-aluminum hood increase rigidity and reduce weight to make the car swifter and nimbler while chasing down the competition.
ENGINEERING
Suspension
The unique dual-axis MacPherson strut front suspension helps deliver precise response and minimize torque steer when accelerating through turns. An adaptive damper system actively controls the action for everything from smooth cruising to track handling.
ENGINEERING
Limited-Slip Differential
A helical limited-slip differential helps minimize front-wheel slippage for more precise steering when accelerating and cornering.
ENGINEERING
Triple Outlet Exhaust
The specially tuned center-mounted triple-outlet exhaust bellows a throaty growl that broadcasts your departure.
ENGINEERING
Brembo® Brakes
The unmistakable red calipers of Brembo®*brakes stand ready when you’re charging hard into an apex. A two-piece front-rotor design helps improve brake cooling.

FEATURES

Performance

Rear passenger-side view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Boost Blue Pearl, driving on a mountain road.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with Honda LogR™ datalogger system in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of Driver Information Interface in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of 3-mode drive system toggle switch in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Rear driver-side view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition in Phoenix Yellow, parked in a studio environment.
Detail of 2.0-liter VTEC® turbocharged engine in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Front cutaway view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R lightweight chassis on racetrack.
Front view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Championship White, driving on desert racetrack.
Rear driver-side view of 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Championship White on racetrack.
Detail of center-mounted triple-outlet exhaust on 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Rallye Red.
Detail of Brembo® brakes on the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Prototype screens shown, production screens will differ.
OVERVIEW
A Heart-Racing Heritage
The Civic Type R is the ultimate embodiment of the Honda racing legacy: lightweight, aerodynamic and an absolute blast on both the track and the road. It’s a testament to more than 70 years of engineering in pursuit of our dreams.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Honda LogR™
The Honda LogR™*datalogger app measures track performance in real time, bringing onboard computer data to your smartphone through Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration.* Check your lap times in the Data Log, or use Auto Score to play back your session.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Driver Information Interface
Customizable digital meters display boost pressure, G-force, lap times, rev limit, and throttle and brake input in real time, so you can maximize your track performance.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
3-Mode Drive System
From +R to Sport and Comfort modes, the Civic Type R can retune suspension, adjust throttle response and change steering settings to optimize every experience behind the wheel.
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Limited Edition Tuning
To take advantage of the performance benefits of its BBS forged-aluminum wheels and Michelin® Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires,* the Type R Limited Edition features modified dampers and recalibrated steering, giving you maximum control and feedback.
ENGINEERING
Turbocharged Engine
The turbocharged and intercooled 2.0-liter VTEC® engine kicks out an exhilarating 306 horsepower* and 295 pound-feet of torque.* Wrapped in an iconic red cover, it’s 70 years of Honda engineering for the track distilled into one Civic: the Type R.
ENGINEERING
Lightweight Chassis
A lightweight, reinforced chassis and all-aluminum hood increase rigidity and reduce weight to make the car swifter and nimbler while chasing down the competition.
ENGINEERING
Suspension
The unique dual-axis MacPherson strut front suspension helps deliver precise response and minimize torque steer when accelerating through turns. An adaptive damper system actively controls the action for everything from smooth cruising to track handling.
ENGINEERING
Limited-Slip Differential
A helical limited-slip differential helps minimize front-wheel slippage for more precise steering when accelerating and cornering.
ENGINEERING
Triple Outlet Exhaust
The specially tuned center-mounted triple-outlet exhaust bellows a throaty growl that broadcasts your departure.
ENGINEERING
Brembo® Brakes
The unmistakable red calipers of Brembo®*brakes stand ready when you’re charging hard into an apex. A two-piece front-rotor design helps improve brake cooling.

Technology

OVERVIEW
High-Tech Touches
Need a high-octane playlist to help you beat your best lap time? With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration,* you can tap into your compatible smartphone through the 7-inch Display Audio touch-screen.
EXPLORE CONNECTIVITY
EXPLORE CONNECTIVITY
CONNECTIVITY
Apple CarPlay® Integration
Focus on the road while accessing your music library, directions and text messages* through your iPhone®.*
CONNECTIVITY
Android Auto™ Integration
Android Auto™ connects to your compatible Android™* phone for destinations, appointments and even the weather.
CONNECTIVITY
Navigation System
The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™* features maps with 3-D renderings of terrain, buildings and road signs, and provides lane guidance and a live search function.*
PEACE OF MIND
Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
The multi-angle rearview camera* allows you to choose from three different angles—normal, top-down and wide—for a better view of what’s behind you every time you reverse.
PEACE OF MIND
ACE™ Body Structure
The Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure is a Honda-exclusive body design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions.

FEATURES

Technology

Interior dash view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with Apple CarPlay® integration in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with Android Auto™ integration in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Detail of Display Audio touch-screen with multi-angle rearview camera in the 2021 Honda Civic Type R.
Cutaway view of 2021 Honda Civic Type R frame with ACE™ body structure, superimposed on a desert racetrack.
OVERVIEW
High-Tech Touches
Need a high-octane playlist to help you beat your best lap time? With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration,* you can tap into your compatible smartphone through the 7-inch Display Audio touch-screen.
CONNECTIVITY
Apple CarPlay® Integration
Focus on the road while accessing your music library, directions and text messages* through your iPhone®.*
CONNECTIVITY
Android Auto™ Integration
Android Auto™ connects to your compatible Android™* phone for destinations, appointments and even the weather.
CONNECTIVITY
Navigation System
The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™* features maps with 3-D renderings of terrain, buildings and road signs, and provides lane guidance and a live search function.*
PEACE OF MIND
Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
The multi-angle rearview camera* allows you to choose from three different angles—normal, top-down and wide—for a better view of what’s behind you every time you reverse.
PEACE OF MIND
ACE™ Body Structure
The Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure is a Honda-exclusive body design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions.
Honda Sensing® Standard logo.
Front view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Sonic Gray Pearl, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

The Honda Sensing® Suite

The Type R comes with Honda Sensing®, a suite of safety and driver-assistive features designed to assist and help protect you and your passengers.

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Rear passenger-side view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Sonic Gray Pearl, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)

CMBS™* can help bring your Honda to a stop by automatically applying brake pressure when the system determines that a frontal collision is unavoidable.

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Front driver-side view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Sonic Gray Pearl, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

RDM can determine if you cross over detected lanes without signaling, can provide steering assistance to help you return to your lane or provide braking to help you keep from leaving the roadway entirely.*

WATCH VIDEO
Front view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Sonic Gray Pearl, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

ACC* helps you maintain a set following interval behind a detected vehicle for highway driving.

WATCH VIDEO
Rear passenger-side view of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Sonic Gray Pearl, demonstrating Honda Sensing® features. WATCH VIDEO CTA

Civic Sedan shown in video for demonstration purposes.

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

With your hands on the steering wheel, long highway drives are easier with LKAS,* which subtly adjusts steering to help keep the vehicle centered in a detected lane.

WATCH VIDEO
Front passenger-side view of a European-model 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition in Phoenix Yellow, driving on the Suzuka racetrack in Japan.

A Record-Breaking Debut

Watch the 2021 Civic Type R Limited Edition chase down history, setting a new front-wheel-drive record at the Suzuka Circuit racetrack in Japan.
PLAY VIDEO

European model shown.

Trims & Specs

Find the trim with the features you’re looking for.

Civic Type R

6MT STD
Starting at $37,495 *

Limited Edition

6MT STD
Starting at $43,995 *

Shopping Tools

Awards

Kelley Blue Book’s 2019 Best Buy Award Winner – logo

2019 Best Buy: Compact Car

Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com

2019 Best Buy: Compact Car

For the fifth consecutive year, the feature-filled 2019 Honda Civic has been named Best Buy of the Year among compact cars according to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, offering outstanding reliability and resale value*

Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com
Edmunds 2019 Buyers Most Wanted award winner – logo

2019 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Award

Edmunds

2019 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Award

Honda cleaned up at the 2019 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Awards, with the Civic earning the top spot in the Compact Car segment.

Edmunds

Warranty

Honda Limited Warranty

Roadside Assistance

Honda Care®