The Honda Civic Type R - Still Britain's Hottest Hatch

Honda Civic Type R
Honda Civic Type R

Honda’s latest, more refined Civic Type R is the biggest-selling 3-door hot hatch in the UK.

From its launch in March ’07 to the end of February, a total of 5,192 customers got hold of the keys to a Type R, making it Britain’s most popular performance hatchback.

Over the same period, Ford sold 4,778 of the 3dr Focus ST (all variants), while the 3dr Golf GTI (incl. Edition 30) recorded a total of 1,984 sales.

And that’s not all. Here are some more Type R achievements from the past 12 months:


Published : 27/03/08 Author : Melanie Carter

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