Honda Civic Type R hatchback owner reviews

"The nimble, responsive Honda Civic Type R delivers thrills without sacrificing comfort or practicality"

Carbuyer Rating

4.3 out of 5

Owners Rating

3.0 out of 5

50%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 1reviews
  • 1reviews

Common Problems

  • Brakes, Gearbox / clutch, Other (1 cases)

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

Fk2

Year of registration

2016

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38
Review
Bought this from a Honda dealership and to be honest it’s the worst car I’ve ever driven. It sounds more like a hairdryer with that constant whirring noise and a constant humming noise. The gear shifts are never clean. The paintwork is terrible.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

GT FK8

Year of registration

2018

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Review
My third Civic, this one followed a 1600cc diesel tourer and the 1500cc Sport. The best car I've owned in over 50 years motoring! Looks good, feels good, comfortable and not too bad on fuel for the performance. Superb dealer service. Just had new set of tyres at 11,000 miles and told that was good as unusual to get over 10k ... but they are soft Continental 20" rubber and expensive - but what the 'eck, too much fun driving the car.
Reliability

5 out of 5

It's my third Honda in 5 years - no issues at all - enough said
Performance

5 out of 5

The figures say it all - just need to keep eyes wide open for those who try and catch you out!
Running Cost
Normal tax rate £145, does 30mph - bit more on long journeys, just replaced tyres after 11k, at cost of over £800 ... insurance just renewed at £300.

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