The Honda Civic Type R (EK9) is a hot hatch that was only available for the Japanese domestic market from 1997 to 2000.

The Type R is featured with a high number of improvements over regular Civic models such as a seam-welded monocoque and limited-slip differential to improve handling and rigidity.

The 1.6 litre engine is equipped with Honda's variable valve timing - "VTEC".

The Type R received a minor facelift in 1999.

Need for Speed (2015)

The Civic Type R appears in Need for Speed (2015) with a NFS2015CreditsIcon16,200 price tag. It can be selected as a pre-modified starter car given by Travis.

0 - 60 mph 1/4 Mile Top Speed Power
Stock 06.69 seconds 15.13 seconds @ 98 mph (158 km/h) 146 mph (235 km/h) 197 hp
Fully Upgraded 02.09 seconds 09.06 seconds @ 168 mph (270 km/h) 226 mph (364 km/h) 923 hp

Need for Speed: Payback

The Civic Type R appears in Need for Speed: Payback following a brief appearance in the Welcome to Fortune Valley trailer[1] released on September 26, 2017.


It is unlocked for purchase from the off-road and race class dealerships upon completing chapter 1 - Ignition.

Need for Speed: Payback - Statistics
NFSPB HondaCivicTypeR2000 Garage NFSPB Dealership NA IconNFSPB Dealership NA IconNFSPB Dealership Offroad IconNFSPB Dealership Race IconNFSPB Dealership NA IconNFSPB Dealership NA Icon LV110
NFSPB BankYellow Icon 58,100
Complete chapter 1 - Ignition.
NFSPB StatIcon Speed LargeWhite Horsepower  182
Top Speed  138
NFSPB StatIcon Accel LargeWhite 0 - 60  6.80
1/4 Mile  15.53
NFSPB StatIcon Nitro LargeWhite N2O Capacity  3.6
N2O Power  3.6
NFSPB StatIcon Air LargeWhite Airtime  4.3
Landing  3.4
NFSPB StatIcon Brakes LargeWhite Response  3.7
Power  3.3


  • The Civic Type R featured in Need for Speed (2015) and Need for Speed: Payback is fitted with an incorrect stock front bumper that was mounted on pre-2000 models.



  1. Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Welcome to Fortune Valley. Available at:
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