By on September 13, 2017

_dsc0150

Not long ago, I wrote glowingly about the new Honda Civic Type R. Part of my praise was based on the fact that the Type R is bargain-priced compared to its competition.

Yeah, I liked the Type R. A lot. Even took a little crap in the comments for it (fair enough). But again, a big reason for my praise was the price. If the Type R was stickered the same as its three main competitors – the Ford Focus RS, Subaru WRX STI, and Volkswagen Golf R – would it still be “all that?”

On its own merits, sure. It’s very, very good. Great, even. But a strong argument can be made that all things being equal, the Golf R is even better. And I’m about to make it.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • ajla: My Charger had an integrated screen while my current Stinger has a tablet and I *vehemently* disagree that...
  • sgeffe: The era of the $5 Big Mac and $18 “specialty” pizza is almost upon us! And thanks to the pandemic and the...
  • here4aSammich: Disagree. Dodge is the brand TTAC readers want. Big ole V8s, I get it. But Dodge has what? The Charger...
  • sgeffe: I was curious why the Honda Civic was listed 2x. I wonder if they meant Accord in there?
  • sgeffe: I generally agree with this, plus my Accord’s panel is a little better integrated than in the new Civic. Both...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber