Starting price for 2020 Honda Civic Type R has been revealed for US market and it starts from $37,230. When Honda Civic Type R first arrived on US shores in the year 2017, starting price was at $34,775 and represented great value. However, price of the model gradually increased and was evident from 2018 and 2019 model years. For 2020MY, price jumps by $610 from the $36,620 MSRP which was the price announced by the company in January of 2019. US buyers might be disappointed by Honda’s action to increase price gradually. However, it is true that 2020 Honda Civic Type R represents great value.
If we start comparing with such models in this segment, you would notice that Honda Civic Type R is far more enjoyable car to drive than others. For instance, 2019 Subaru WRX STI is priced from $37,480 and whereas Volkswagen Golf R is priced from $41,290. Both these mentioned models come with trick all-wheel drive system but Civic Type R is offered with front-wheel drive system. However, it seems that 2020 Honda Civic Type R hasn’t received any updates for 2020MY.
For the 2019MY, Honda increased the price by $1,000 over 2018MY, it offered several updates. For instance, there was an updated infotainment system complete with physical buttons and a volume knob with features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard. Latest Honda Civic Type R features turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that continues to offer 306hp and 399 nm of torque. Engine is mated with six-speed manual transmission.