A bright-yellow 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition
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If You Win This Honda Civic, Should You Keep It?

‘Tis the season for giving and receiveth in return. In this case, a donation to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund could win you a 2021 Honda Civic. But this isn’t any regular Civic: It’s the first U.S.-market Type R Limited Edition with the serial plate 001. If you’re not sure you can handle what this …

An image of the 2022 Honda Civic Prototype in a studio.
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Don’t Buy the 2021 Honda Civic, Wait for Spring

The arrival of the 2022 Honda Civic Prototype marked some significant changes for one of its most important models. Aside from the obvious visual improvements, the 2022 Civic should arrive with better tech and a redesigned interior. As a result, the new generation is set to be a massive step forward. That leaves the current-gen …

The rear view of a gray 2020 Honda Civic Type R on a city street
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Is the Honda Civic Type R Automatic?

The Honda Civic is undeniably one of the most enjoyable options in its class. Unlike some of its rivals, the Civic is both energetic and efficient. While the regular Civic offers fun driving dynamics, those who crave a bolder experience will want the Civic Type R. Although you might be wondering: is the Honda Civic Type R automatic? …

2020 Honda Civic Type R rear

Would You Be Happier With a Honda Civic Si or a Type R?

The Honda Civic has been on the market for several decades and remains one of the most popular vehicles today. There is no denying its popularity, but for those desiring something with more performance, the Civic Si or Civic Type R can be great options. Both the Honda Civic Si and Honda Civic Type R …


The Five Secrets You Would Never Know About Honda Civic Si

The Honda Civic has always had a great knack for being an economical vehicle known for reliability and stable resale value. It also has a wild side that made it the perfect enthusiast car. There is no denying the Civic Si has been well-loved in the car circuit for decades. As well known as it is, there …

2001 Acura Integra Type R

How the Acura Integra Started the Type R Legend

Some automotive badges have become short-hand for high performance. BMW’s M, Mercedes’ AMG, and Nissan’s GT-R. There’s also Honda’s Type R. In addition to sports cars like the S2000, in the 90s and early 2000s Honda offered stripped-down, souped-up versions of cars like the Civic and NSX supercar. Unfortunately, the US didn’t receive a Civic …

2020 Honda Civic Si Sedan

Does It Really Matter Which Honda Civic You Buy?

New or used, the Honda Civic is an extremely popular car. Although the Civic had some missteps in the past, the latest model is a return to the reliability and quality that made it and Honda household names. And part of that appeal is the Civic’s bandwidth: there’s basically a model for everyone. The 2020 …

2021 Civic Type R Limited Edition

BMW, Take Note: Honda’s Keeping ‘Type R’ Exclusive

There aren’t many vehicles with the Honda Civic’s bandwidth. One reason for the compact sedan’s popularity is there’s a version for everybody. The base Civic is a comfortable and fairly-reliable commuter. For those who want a bit more spice, there’s the Civic Si. And, a few years ago, Honda finally brought over the Civic Type …


2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition: A Future Honda Legend?

Ask any Honda enthusiast to name their top three favorite Honda models and, more often than not, they will probably say, “Acura Integra Type R, Acura NSX, and Honda S2000.” Of course, other models may come up, but why those three in particular? Because any true Honda enthusiast knows the type of engineering precision and …