2012 Honda Civic TYPE R

2012 Honda Civic TYPE R Specifications

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About the 2012 Honda Civic TYPE R

The 2012 Honda Civic TYPE R is a front-wheel drive three-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/07/2011 classified as a MY11. The Civic is regarded as a small car built in United Kingdom with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$15,800.

The Civic is a front-wheel drive 3 door with 4 seats, powered by a 2.0L INLINE 4 engine that has 148 kW of power (at 7800 rpm) and 193 Nm of torque (at 5600 rpm) via a Six-speed Manual. HONDA claims the Civic TYPE R uses 9.3L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 219g of CO2. It has a 50L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 538km per full tank.

The Civic measures 1445mm (56.9 inches) in height, 4285mm (168.7 inches) in length, 1785mm (70.3 inches) in width with a 2635mm (103.7 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1315kg (2899.1 lbs) of unladen weight. The Civic TYPE R comes standard with 225/40 R18 front tyres and 225/40 R18 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 10,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Honda Civic TYPE R has a 106mm ground clearance. It has a final gear ratio of 5.062.

The Civic has received a 4 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Eng Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Transmission Tunnel RHS. An example VIN number would be similar to SHFFN236070100001.


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Honda Civic TYPE R Details
Used Price From DealerA$15,800
Trade-In ValueA$11,800
Body Stylethree-door hatchback
Release date01/07/2011
Discontinued date29/02/2012
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Eng Scuttle
Compliance plate locationTransmission Tunnel RHS
VIN ExampleSHFFN236070100001
Country of originUnited Kingdom
SegmentSmall Car
Safety ANCAP rating4 stars
Number of doors3
Seating capacity4
Honda Civic TYPE R Engine Specifications
Size1998cc, 2.0L
Power @ RPM 148kW @ 7800rpm (198.5 hp)
Torque @ RPM193Nm @ 5600rpm (142.3 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio11
Power/weight ratio112.5kw/tonne
Bore/stroke86mm × 86mm (3.4in × 3.4in)
Honda Civic TYPE R Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle12.3m (40.4 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size225/40 R18 - 7.5x18
Rear tyre & wheel size225/40 R18 - 7.5x18
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeTorsion bar, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Honda Civic TYPE R Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity50L
Fuel consumption (combined average)9.3L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range537.6km (334.0 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)219g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Honda Civic TYPE R Dimensions
Length4285mm (168.7 inches)
Width1785mm (70.3 inches)
Height1445mm (56.9 inches)
Wheelbase2635mm (103.7 inches)
Front track1505mm (59.3 inches)
Rear track1530mm (60.2 inches)
Ground clearance106mm (4.2 inches)
Unladen weight1315kg (2899.1 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Honda Civic TYPE R Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
Honda Civic TYPE R Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Honda Civic TYPE R Servicing
Service interval (km)10,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Honda Civic TYPE R Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • 18 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Head Airbags
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio Compact Disc Player
  • Side Airbags
  • Trip Computer
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - A$395