Honda Civic Type R vs VW Golf GTI TCR

Picture of VW Golf GTI TCR (Mk VII facelift)
Picture of Honda Civic Type R (FK8)
Category VW Golf GTI TCRHonda Civic Type R
Engine layout 2.0 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 290 / 286320 / 316
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 380 / 280400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1427 / 31461402 / 3091
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 203 / 200228 / 225
Average price €43,000€42,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance VW Golf GTI TCRHonda Civic Type R
0 - 40 kph 1.9 s2.0 s
0 - 50 kph 2.3 s2.4 s
0 - 100 kph 5.2 s5.6 s
0 - 130 kph 7.8 s8.0 s
0 - 160 kph 11.2 s11.6 s
0 - 180 kph 14.4 s15.8 s
0 - 200 kph 18.4 s18.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.5 s @ 90.1 mph9.8 s @ 88.2 mph
1/4 mile 13.4 s13.5 s @ 108.0 mph

Rolling acceleration

Speed VW Golf GTI TCRHonda Civic Type R
60 - 100 kph (4) 3.8 s3.7 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 5.4 s5.2 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 4.0 s4.1 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.3 s4.9 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 7.0 s6.7 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 8.8 s8.9 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 11.5 s11.2 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 15.5 s15.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 13.8 s13.9 s

General performance

Category VW Golf GTI TCRHonda Civic Type R
Top speed 260 kph (162 mph)272 kph (169 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 18.9 s @ 1621 ft19.7 s @ 1673 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.59 g (6 m/s²)0.51 g (5 m/s²)
Fuel economy 8.8 l/100 km (27 mpg US / 32 UK)7.7 l/100 km (31 mpg US / 37 UK)
100 kph - 0 31 m (102 ft)33 m (108 ft)
200 kph - 0 128 m (421 ft)131 m (428 ft)

Summary

Category VW Golf GTI TCRHonda Civic Type R
Track Performance 293300
Straight line speed 23872453
Total 26802753

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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