Honda Civic Hatchback vs Honda Civic Type R Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Honda Civic Hatchback EX FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$24,700
558 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
MSRP
$37,895
Invoice
$35,324
Average Price Paid
$39,253
183 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
EX FWD
Fair Price
$25,544
Good Price
$24,154
Great Price
$23,359
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Fair Price
$41,117
Good Price
$38,466
Great Price
$36,950

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,127
43 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,671
80 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
25 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
EX FWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

In the world of Honda enthusiasts, few words generate more buzz and passion than “Civic Type R.” And while the performance car was hot enough as it was, for 2021, Honda takes things a ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
EX FWD
No User Reviews
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Neil writes:
Fantastic car glue to the road with instant acceleration
Value Ranked 2020 Nissan 370Z NISMO RWD worse.
"Price"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Nissan 370Z NISMO RWD worse.
"Better value and better handling plus four door convenience "

Specs

2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
EX FWD
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
31 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
306 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
9.8:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 36 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 25.7 cu ft 25.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,002 lbs 763 lbs
Exterior
Length 177.9 in 179.4 in
Width 70.8 in 73.9 in
Height 56.5 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Polished Metal Metallic
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD

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