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Honda Civic Type-R (2017-2021) review

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  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
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For successive generations the Honda Civic Type-R has won fans thanks to a visceral driving experience that doesn’t come at the expense of daily usability or practicality. But can this 2017-2021 version, which is the largest and most expensive Type-R yet, still deliver on the excitement of its forbears? Find out in our full Honda Civic Type-R review.

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December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

April 2020

Released

July 2017

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