What’s New with the 2020 Honda Civic Type R?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Civic, Honda Civic Type R on Friday, February 28th, 2020 at 3:30 pm
2020 Honda Civic Type R exterior side shot with Boost Blue Pearl color option parked on a dirt cliff near sun and dust

2020 Honda Civic Type R New Features, Specs, Pricing, and Release Date

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R is finally releasing soon with a lot of updated performance, technology, and style features. Today, we’ll take a look at the new features, specs, pricing, and release date of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R performance hatchback model! 


2019 Honda Civic Si and Type R Model Information


2020 Honda Civic Type R – Engine Specs and Performance Features

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R is equipped with a 2L turbocharged inline 4 engine with VTEC™ valvetrain that produces up to 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. Other performance features include:

  • 3 Driving Modes: Comfort, Sport, +R 
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission 
  • Performance Monitor (See: Honda LogR™ 

2020 Honda Civic Type R – Fuel Economy

We’ve covered the engine power of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R, so let’s look at the fuel economy paired with its powerful engine. The 2020 Honda Civic Type R EPA fuel economy ratings are as such:

City Fuel Economy: 

22 MPG* 

Highway Fuel Economy: 

28 MPG* 

Combined Fuel Economy: 

25 MPG* 

2020 Honda Civic Type R – New Color Option

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R adds the brand-new Boost Blue Pearl color option, featured in the header image above. 

2020 Honda Civic Type R exterior rear shot closeup of exhuast
2020 Honda Civic Type R LogR pefromance datalogging app

2020 Honda Civic Type R – Honda LogR™ Performance App

The Honda LogR™ is a new performance datalogger app that combines data from the onboard computer, the model’s sensors, and your smartphone capabilities, to monitor and record your performance parameters.  

The Honda LogR™ app is available for both iPhone® and Android™ users and is divided into 3 main functions: 

  • Auto Score Mode 
  • Log Mode 
  • Performance Monitor 

2020 Honda Civic Type R – Additional New Features and Updates

Outside of the brand-new Boost Blue Pearl color option and the LogR Performance App, other updates to the 2020 Honda Civic Type R model include: 

  • Alcantara™-Wrapped Steering Wheel 
  • 2-Piece Front Disc Brake 
  • Expanded Grille Opening 
  • Honda Sensing®
  • New Shift Lever with Restyled Knob and Sueded Shift Boot 
  • Side Mirrors with LED Turn Indicators 
  • And More! 

2020 Honda Civic Type R – Honda Sensing®

Honda Sensing®, now standard with the 2020 Honda Civic Type R, includes: 

  • Adaptive Cruise Control 
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ with Forward Collision Warning 
  • Lane Keeping Assist System 
  • Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Departure Warning 

Additional safety features of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R include: 

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure 
  • Electronic Brake Distribution 
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ 

2020 Honda Civic Type R – Pricing

Like its predecessors, the 2020 Honda Civic Type R has one trim level and one price. The 2020 Honda Civic Type R has a starting MRP of $36,995**. 

2020 Honda Civic Type R – Release Date

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R will release in the American automotive market and begin arriving as U.S. Honda-affiliated dealerships in the nation on Friday, February 28, 2020. 


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Learn More About Upcoming Honda Models in Long Island, NY

For more information on new and upcoming Honda models, please browse through our online inventory and continue to read our blog here at Atlantic Honda. Drivers in the area can also contact us online, by phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Bay Shore, New York within the greater area of Long Island.

*Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

 **MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $955.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices. 

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