Honda Civic Si vs. Type R: Which Model is Right For You?

 

When shopping for a new Honda Civic in Buena Park, you're bound to come across a variety of exciting options such as at the Honda Civic Si and the Honda Civic Type R. But how do you know which model is right for you? Let's take an in-depth look at the differences between the Civic Si and the Civic Type R to give you an idea of what each new Honda model has to offer.

Honda Civic Si vs. Type R

The Honda Civic Si is a sport-inspired, flashy Civic variant that's designed with an aerodynamic flair that's engineered to excited drivers in Buena Park. Boasting a menacing stare equipped with its signature C-shaped LED taillights, the Civic Si is a sophisticated sports car that’s recognizably unruly on the roads in Orange County.

The Honda Civic Type R is a race-ready hatchback, highlighted by its aggressive outline of bold carbon fiber accessories and wing-like rear spoiler, equipped with a center-mounted triple outlet exhaust system that's ready for high-speed outing on the track this Spring. Complete with two heavily bolstered and reinforced front sport seats, the Civic Type R is designed to be comfortable drifting at high speeds and enhanced to grip the roads as you make even the sharpest of turns.

Side-By-Side Comparison

Civic Si vs. Civic Type R

  • Fuel Economy (City/Hwy/Comb.) - 28/38/32 vs. 22/28/25
  • Front Heated Seats - Standard vs. Not Available
  • Power Moonroof - Standard vs. Not Available
  • Horsepower - 205 vs. 306
  • Torque - 192 vs. 295

For sophisticated style and a suite of luxury amenities that's unparalleled among other sport sedans on the roads in Buena Park, the Honda Civic Si is the right choice for you. If power is what you desire and your need for speed is only outweighed by your need for a robust, performance-driven Honda vehicle to own the track with, than the Civic Type R is undeniably the best choice for you.

To learn more, visit us online or join us in-person at Buena Park Honda and ask our dedicated associates to walk you through both the Civic Si and the Type R to see which vehicle is best suited for you.

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