Subaru WRX STI 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 Subaru WRX STI AWD
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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 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
MSRP
$37,245
Invoice
$35,192
Average Price Paid
$37,245
112 listings nationwide

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

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

2021 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Fair Price
$37,725
Good Price
$36,404
Great Price
$35,649
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 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,543
29 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,738
81 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
23 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
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 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
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 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 6,000 RPM
306 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
290 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.1:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.92 in x 3.11 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Curtain Airbags Optional Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 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
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional --
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 25.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs 763 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.9 in 179.4 in
Width 79.5 in 73.9 in
Height 58.1 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Subaru WRX STI
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • RECARO Front Seats
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Popular Package #3 (IZT)
  • STI Short Throw Shifter Package
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD

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