The Honda Civic Type R (EK9) is a hot hatch that was only available for the Japanese domestic market from 1997 and 2000.

The Type R is featured with a high number of improvements over regular Civic models such as a seam-welded monocoque and limited-slip differential to improve handling and rigidity.

The 1.6 litre engine is equipped with Honda's variable valve timing - "VTEC".

The Type R received a minor facelift in 1999.

Need for Speed (2015)

The Civic Type R appears in Need for Speed (2015) with a NFS2015CreditsIcon16,200 price tag. It can be selected as a pre-modified starter car given by Travis.

Stock 0-60 mph: 06.69 s 1/4 mile: 15.13 s @ 98 mph (158 km/h) Top Speed: 146 mph (235 km/h) Power: 197 hp
Fully Upgraded 0-60 mph: 02.09 s 1/4 mile: 09.06 s @ 168 mph (270 km/h) Top Speed: 226 mph (364 km/h) Power: 923 hp

Need for Speed: Payback

The Civic Type R appears in Need for Speed: Payback following a brief appearance in the Welcome to Fortune Valley trailer[1] released on September 26, 2017.


  • The Civic Type R featured in Need for Speed (2015) is fitted with an incorrect stock front bumper that was mounted on pre-2000 models.


  1. Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Welcome to Fortune Valley. Available at:

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