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Long-term review

Honda Civic Type R - long-term review

£32,995 OTR/£32,995 as tested
Published: 02 Sep 2019
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SPEC HIGHLIGHTS

  • SPEC

    Honda Civic Type R

  • ENGINE

    1996cc

  • BHP

    320bhp

  • MPG

    36.2mpg

  • 0-62

    5.8s

Squealy brakes?

Browse the online Type R forums and its squealing, shrieking brakes occupy most complaint threads. TG’s car’s Brembo stoppers yodel in damp or cold weather or in traffic. Honda says it’s a side effect of the pad compound. So why don’t our M5’s or Mustang’s brakes have the same issue? Or any fast car I’ve driven since the old Type R?

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