The Honda Civic Type R is the more athletic sibling of the Civic Sedan, as it is equipped with a powerful engine, offers razor sharp handling and has several sporty design features. The 2020 Honda Civic Type R hits the market with updates to performance to create a more thrilling ride in the Civic Type R, which we will discuss below. Interested parties can find the 2020 Honda Civic Type R in Santa Maria, CA at Honda of Santa Maria!
The 2020 Honda Civic Type R comes with a racing enhanced 2.0-liter direct-injected and turbocharged 4-cyliner engine with VTEC™ valvetrain that produces up to 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. Drivers also have the choice between three drive modes—Comfort, Sport and +R—that fine-tune suspension, firmness, steering and throttle response to their preference. The 2020 Civic Type R debuts new Active Sound Control technology that customizes the engine sound to the drive mode selected. Let’s go through key features of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R below!
The 2020 Honda Civic Type R pairs the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with a 6-speed manual transmission to help increase the performance and thrill for the driver. There were several changes made to the performance of the Civic Type R, including refreshed suspension and new two-piece brake rotors and brake pads that help improve handling and braking. Additionally, the Type R sports a new front grille that allows the engine to cool quicker.
While performance is one of highlights of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R, it comes with several other features that are sure to excite shoppers. The Type R comes with standard Honda Sensing® advanced driver assistance features like: Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Road Departure Mitigation System and Lane Keeping Assist System. The 2020 Honda Civic Type R also comes with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration.
If you’re interested in learning more about the 2020 Honda Civic Type R in Santa Maria, CA, visit us at Honda of Santa Maria! Our expert sales staff is happy to answer any questions about 2020 models or the car-buying process at our dealership. You can also schedule a test drive online! We hope to see you soon!