Honda Civic Type R
Honda Civic Type R
2.0L MT
KIA Optima
KIA Optima
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Honda Civic Type R vs KIA Optima Comparison

Below is the detailed Cars comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of Honda Civic Type R and KIA Optima. Honda Civic Type R is priced between $36,300 while KIA Optima is priced between $22,990 . Talking about the technical specifications, Honda Civic Type R 2.0L MT houses 1996 engine whereas KIA Optima LX engine displacement is 2359.

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Overview: Civic Type R vs Optima

Key Features

Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Seating Capacity 4 seats 5 seats
Engine Displacement 1996 cc 2359 cc
Power 306 hp 185 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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  • The most stylish looking sports car

    Honda Civic Type R is one of the most attractive looking cars in its segment, and that was the sole reason why I purchased it. I did not even think...

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    William 18 Mar, 2020 for Honda Civic Type R

From The Experts

Things we like

Essential driving assistance features as standard

Easy to use infotainment system

Upscale ride quality and handling. 

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Things we don't like

Clumsy base engine

Average fuel efficiency

Moderate second row and trunk space.

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Engine Details

No Of Cylinders 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Compression Ratio 9.8:1 11.3:1


Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Drive Type -- FWD


Engine Displacement 1996 cc 2359 cc
Power 306 hp 185 hp
Torque 400 Nm 241 Nm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol

Dimensions & Capacity

Cargo Volume 728 L 450 L
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 47 L 70 L
Seating Capacity 4 seats 5 seats
Length 4457 mm 4854 mm
Width 1877 mm 1859 mm
Height 1435 mm 1466 mm
Wheel Base 2700 mm 2804 mm
Front Tread 1600 mm --
Rear Tread 1592 mm --
No Of Doors 4 4
Front Headroom 998 mm 1011 mm
Front Legroom 1074 mm 1155 mm
Rear Headroom 950 mm 960 mm
Rear Legroom 912 mm 904 mm
Ground Clearance -- 135 mm
Kerb Weight -- 1465 Kg
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Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Multi-Link

Wheel & Tyre

Alloy Wheel Size 20 Inch 16 Inch
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R20 R16
Tyre Size -- 205/65R16


Steering Type Electric Power Power
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Tilt and Telescopic
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius 6 m 5.4 m
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes


Smart Access Card Entry No No
Central Locking Yes Yes
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Anti Theft Device Yes --
Anti-Theft Alarm Yes --
Engine Immobilizer Yes No
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Passenger Airbag Yes --
Side Airbag-Front Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Rear Yes --
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes
Ebd Yes Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Yes --
Crash Sensor Yes Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
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Engine Details

Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Engine 2.0 L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.0 L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear No --
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Heater Yes Yes
Rear A/C Vents No Yes
Glove Box Cooling No --
Engine Start/Stop Button No No
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Heated Seats - Front No No
Heated Seats - Rear No --
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror Yes No
On Board Computer Yes Yes
Follow Me Home Headlamps No --
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle No No
Accessory Power Outlet Yes Yes
Power Steering Yes Yes
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Foldable Rear Seat Yes Yes
Remote Trunk Opener Yes No
Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Rear Reading Lamp No --
Rear Seat Headrest Yes Yes
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest No Yes
Cup Holders-Front Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Rear Yes Yes
Seat Lumbar Support No Yes
Bottle Holder Yes Yes
Trunk Light Yes --
Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Folding Table Rear No --
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Centre Console Armrest Yes Yes
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Entertainment & Communication

Touch Screen Yes Yes
FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
Navigation System Yes No
Bluetooth Connectivity Yes Yes
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes Yes
Voice Control Yes No
DVD Player -- Yes
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Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Fog Lights Front Yes No
Fog Lights Rear No --
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror No No
Rain Sensing Wiper No Yes
Rear Window Wiper Yes No
Rear Window Washer Yes No
Rear Window Defogger Yes No
Wheel Covers No --
Alloy Wheels Yes Yes
Power Antenna No --
Tinted Glass No --
Rear Spoiler Yes No
Removable Convertible Top No Yes
Roof Carrier No --
Sun Roof No Optional Optional
Moon Roof No --
Side Stepper No --
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator No Yes
Integrated Antenna Yes Yes
Roof Rail No --
Remote Fuel Lid Opener No Yes
Rear Brake Type Discs Discs Solid Discs Solid Discs
Front Brake Type Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
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Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Leather Seats No --
Fabric Upholstery Yes --
Leather Steering Wheel Yes --
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats No Yes
Driving Experience Control Eco No --
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Headlamp Type LED LED Projector Projector
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