Recently, Honda has decided to increase the heated-up Honda Civic Type R 2018 price by $605 (equivalent to roughly P31,000) in the US market, pushing the car’s base price up to $35,595 (approximately P1,842,000) including $895 (P46,000) for destination charge.
According to the latest car news, the updated price will start being charged in this May. Besides, the increase of the Civic price will also affect the normal Honda Civics with an addition of $100 (P5,100) to the base price. Especially, with a slight bump, the Honda Civic Type R 2018 price is still less expensive than its upcoming contender - the VW Golf R.
Honda has decided to increase the heated-up Honda Civic Type R 2018 price by $605 (P31,323) in the US market
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Despite getting a rise in pricing, the Civic Type R is still a worthy buying as the car stays in the $40,000 range with even more accessories including wireless charger, dust cover, carbon fiber rear spoiler, door mirror cover and side molding. At the new base price, there is already an available package consisting of an Android Auto/Apple CarPlay, 7’’ touchscreen with navigation, Brembo brakes, 20’’ wheels and Continental tires.
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Despite getting a rise in pricing, the Civic Type R is still a worthy buying as the car stays in the $40,000 range
The Honda Civic Type R 2018 is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged engine which is capable of cranking out 306 hp and 400 Nm of torque, driven by the front wheels and works in a conjunction with a standard 6-speed manual gearbox.
The Civic Type R is expected to go head to head with the hatch VW Golf R. Meanwhile, many believe that it will also fight against the Subaru WRX STI but in fact, the Subaru model is technically not a hatchback.
The Civic Type R is expected to go head to head with the hatch VW Golf R
Still, there is no information about an increase in the Honda Civic Type R 2018 price in the Philippines. So the hot hatch's price is as follows:
|Model||2017 Price||2018 Price||Difference|
|Honda Civic Type R 2.0 MT Turbo||P2,980,000||P2,980,000||0|
Know more about Honda Civic Type R 2021
The fifth-generation Honda Civic Type R is based on the 10th-generation Honda Civic. To sum the model up, it a high-performance version of the Civic and it features an aggressive-looking exterior design. The said design also incorporates several performance-oriented pieces like a hood scoop, a rear wing, a carbon-fiber rear diffuser, among others. Under the Philippine-spec Civic Type R's hood is a 2.0-liter K20C1 VTEC inline-4 which can produce a maximum of 306 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. This engine is then paired with a six-speed manual transmission, which comes with a rev-matching function. Like the standard Civic, the Civic Type R is a front-wheel-drive vehicle.