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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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
MSRP
$36,595
Invoice
$34,587
Average Price Paid
$34,240
150 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Civic Type R
Touring FWD
MSRP
$36,300
Invoice
$33,682
Average Price Paid
$36,386
586 listings nationwide

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

2019 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Fair Price
$34,625
Good Price
$33,777
Great Price
$33,292
2019 Honda Civic Type R
Touring FWD
Fair Price
$38,005
Good Price
$36,422
Great Price
$35,516

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,448
42 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Civic Type R
Touring FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,880
39 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The WRX became a tuner favorite as soon as it was released, but it took a few years for Subaru to give us its own ready-made hardcore version of the all-wheel drive rally-bred sedan. D...

2019 Honda Civic Type R
Touring FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

When the Honda Civic Type R debuted in 2017, it bested its rivals around the famed Nürburgring in Germany. Since it’s still so new, it enters 2019 mostly unchanged, facing off with com...

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

2019 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
writes:
much better overall car for technical driving
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2019 BMW 3 Series better.
"More room"
Value Ranked 2019 BMW 3 Series worse.
"Engine "
2019 Honda Civic Type R
Touring FWD
5
writes:
We have two 2019 Type Rs -- one Rallye Red that were keeping and one Aegean Blue that we are going to sell. I...
Family Car Ranked 2019 BMW M2 worse.
"First, its a hatchback to theres actually a lot of room to store stuff. The provision for an infant/child seat is very intuitive. The cost of the BMW precludes sending the kids to college!"
Value Ranked 2019 BMW M2 worse.
"$58,900 base price for the M2, approximately $38,000 for the Type R. Case closed!"
10
writes:
Roomier. Love the spoiler. Purchased the Type-R.
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Hyundai Veloster N FWD worse.
"The styling and the comfort."
Value Ranked 2019 Hyundai Veloster N FWD worse.
"The finishing touches that Honda adds really complete the sporty look."
writes:
Excellent performance for front wheel drive. Too flashy for me. I hope they make another version without all o...
Handling Ranked 2019 Hyundai Veloster N FWD worse.
"It has a better engine, tires and brakes than the Veloster N. It should be better because it costs more."
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Hyundai Veloster N FWD better.
"More subdued styling than a type r. I was surprised by the exterior details. They didn’t go overboard with the style."

Specs

2019 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
2019 Honda Civic Type R
Touring FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 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 Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
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 963 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

2019 Subaru WRX STI
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cool Gray Khaki
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • RECARO Front Seats W/Keyless Access
  • Series.Gray
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Popular Package #3 (IZT)
  • STI Short Throw Shifter Package
2019 Honda Civic Type R
Touring FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Championship White
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Polished Metal Metallic
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl

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