The Subaru WRX STI, sends engine output to all four wheels, while the Civic Type R retains the same front wheel drive layout as do all models in the Civic lineup. It wouldn’t make much sense for Honda to change the Type R to all wheel drive, when the entire lineup rides on a different platform..Honda Civic Type R .L In Line vs Subaru WRX .L Boxer Who Wins Subaru WRX .L mill fails to make Wards Best Engines list again. The new Honda Civic Type R in line .L gets the nod..Styling considered the Honda Civic Type R have inch alloy wheels and a sloping roof that gives it a sedan look competing against the only sedan in the category, the Subaru WRX. On the other hand, the Subaru WRX didn’t register too many changes..Honda Civic Type R vs Subaru WRX STi Comparison Review with photos, specs, and pricing by Shari Prymak for ReadySetDrive.
The Honda Civic Type R arrives in the U.S. late spring, how does it styling compare to its rivals?.Is the Honda Civic Type R the best front wheel drive sports car ever made? Read our Civic Type R First Test review right here at Motor Trend..