Honda Civic Type R Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Not as good as I thought

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Honda

Model:

Civic Type R

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Sorry, absolutely nothing positive feedback from me. This car was a huge mistake buying it. Problems with transmission shifting. Problems Etc already. Also agree this car looks the same body style as a hatchback. It's definitely a turn off. Because people don't see if it's the true type r for

Review submitted by:Olivia

Pros:No point into this car for positive

Cons:The car has transmission shifting problems

Not accurate vehicle

Model Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

Honda

Model:

Civic Type R

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

This car show's bad reviews for a reason. Overpriced vehicle. Same looking body style as a Honda Hatchback style. After having this car for a little while, I had nothing but things going wrong with it. I learned a lot from having this car. I over spent money on a

Review submitted by:Shawn

Pros:Seats are okay

Cons:Full of lies from Kelly blue book value

Nothing but problems already with this car

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Honda

Model:

Civic Type R

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

This car I bought new. Already has been in the service shop for transmission problems. I made a huge mistake buying this car. I'm having nothing but problems already with this car. Plus, this car looks the same as all the other Honda Civics with the same stupid body style.

Review submitted by:Chris

Pros:Nothing

Cons:Full of problems already with this car!!!!

Not much to say

Model Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

Honda

Model:

Civic Type R

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Problems with the transmission second time it's been in the shop for repairs. I, just don't have trust in this car. Over payed for a car that just doesn't make sense. Same looking body style as the other Honda Civics.

Review submitted by:Alexa

Pros:Nice seating, interior

Cons:OVER PRITRANSMISSION PROBLEMS, (OTHER STUFF)

Over priced, Bad resale value!!

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Honda

Model:

Civic Type R

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Bought mine brand new. Nothing but a dam headache. Nothing but problems!! Take to the shop again for transmission issues. Problems with the engine making a ticking noise. These cars are absolutely ridiculous. I, should of bought a regular Honda Civic in the beginning. Half the cost of the stupid

Review submitted by:Alfredo

Pros:Nothing good I want to say!!

Cons:Transmission problems, Engine ticking sound.

Was not expecting problems with car

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Honda

Model:

Civic Type R

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Bought this car new. Already have problems with the transmission second to third. This car has been in the shop too many times with different problems. Now trading it in for a Toyota Tacoma. These cars have too many issues. Not worth the high dollar mount.

Review submitted by:Stan

Pros:Zero

Cons:Transmission, Etc...

Perhaps a good car but not worth the money

Model Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

Honda

Model:

Civic Type R

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Bought mine brand new. Experience with the car, not worth the money. Been to the shop because the transmission acting up. The engine has a vibration feel. The shop said it was a motor mount. This car is just a damn joke!!! Definitely not good in the rain and snow.

Review submitted by:Julie

Pros:Zero

Cons:Cheap car, over priced

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