Blue Honda Civic Type R cars for sale

We have 3 Blue Honda Civic Type R cars available from trade and private sellers

Expert opinion

Few hot hatch badges have a history as storied as the Honda Civic Type R. There have been hot civics with VTEC variable valve timing since the late 1980s, and the Type R sub-brand was born in 1992 for a lightweight version of the original NSX, but the badge didn’t find its way onto the bootlid of a Honda Civic until 1997 with the EK9-era three-door. Its 1.6-litre engine was quite the screamer, delivering 185bhp at a heady 8,200rpm. It was never officially imported into the UK, however, so it’s quite the unicorn.

The first officially imported version arrived in the UK in 2001, known semi-affectionately as the ‘bread van’. This time its naturally aspirated engine had grown to 2.0 litres, with 200hp and an 8,600rpm red line. The FN2 version that arrived in 2007 had put on 100kg in weight and only gained a horsepower.

The subsequent two generations have added brawn to the mix in the form of turbocharged power, but the fizzing, hardcore, manic nature of the Type R has remained undimmed. Not for shy, retiring types, but boy will it put a smile on your face.

Frequently asked questions

  • You can find a great used Honda Civic Type R on PistonHeads ranging from £2,995 to £55,995. You can expect to pay from £3,000 for a FN2, from £4,000 for a EP3, from £20,000 for a FK2 and from £25,000 for a FK8 in today's market.
  • The FK8 Civic Type R can reach a top speed of 169mph.
  • You can expect to average 31.0 - 38.7mpg & CO2 emissions are an estimated 170 - 215g/km, depending on the model.
    • Engine size: 2.0-litre inline four naturally-aspirated - 2.0-litre inline four turbo.
    • Power: 197 - 315hp.
    • Torque: 142 - 295lb-ft.
    • 0-60: 5.7 - 6.8sec, depending on the year & version.
    • Transmission: 6-speed manual, front-wheel drive.
  • The Honda Civic Type R is only available as a hatchback.
  • The Honda Civic Type R first arrived in the UK in 2002 with the EP3 generation, with a Premier Edition arriving in 2005. The FN2 generation followed in 2007 in Type R GT trim. The first turbocharged Type R arrived in 2015 with the FK2 generation, swiftly followed by the FK8 in 2017 with GT trim as an option. This was followed by a Sport Line model and the Limited Edition arriving in 2020.

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