USA-spec 2017 Honda Civic Type R price leaked, EPA rating reaffirmed
Posted on: Jun 4, 2017 - 9:00am IST
First-ever Honda Civic Type R to officially sell in the USA ready to reach dealerships.
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R has reached the USA and is ready to hit dealer forecourts. An image of the window sticker of one of the units ready for shipment, posted by Instagram user sky_ep3, reveals that the 2017 Honda Civic Type R has an MSRP of $33,900 (INR 21,83,515.95) and is priced at $34,775 (INR 22,39,875.14) including destination and handling.
Honda will sell the 2017 Honda Civic Type R in the U.S. market only in the Touring grade. On the outside, the flagship Honda Civic Hatchback features an exclusive aero kit, LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, LED fog lights, 20-inch alloy wheels shod with 245/30 R20 high-performance summer tyres, LED tail lights, rear wing spoiler and triple outlet sport exhaust.
On the inside, 2017 Honda Civic Type R is equipped with dual-zone automatic climate control, suede effect sport seats, aluminium shift knob, sport pedals, 7-inch Display Audio infotainment system with satellite navigation, multi-view rear camera, voice recognition, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and 12-speaker audio system with subwoofer.
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R is powered by a 306 hp 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine which sends power to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. The Type R variant is equipped with a limited slip differential, Brembo front brake calipers, adaptive damper system and 3-mode drive system as standard. It has a kerb weight of 3,117 pounds (1413.85 kg), and its EPA-rated fuel economy figure is 22 mpg (city)/28 mpg (highway)/25 mpg (combined).
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R is made at the Swindon plant in Wiltshire, England, and is a truly global product. 15% of the parts content is from USA/Canada, including the engine (USA), while 25% including the transmission, is from Japan. Another major source of foreign parts in the U.S.-spec Civic Type R beside Japan is the UK, rated at 20%.
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