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2020 BMW M2 vs. 2021 Honda Civic Type R Review

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2020 BMW
M2

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2021 Honda
Civic Type R

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MSRP*
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$58,900 to $83,600
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$37,895 to $43,995
Invoice* $55,275 to $78,250 $35,324 to $41,002
MPG - City 17 - 18 22
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic Type R than the BMW M2, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW M2 and the Honda Civic Type R in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M2 as you will with the Honda Civic Type R, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M2 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Honda Civic Type R, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M2 and the Honda Civic Type R have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW M2 is a little narrower than the Honda Civic Type R, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the BMW M2 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda Civic Type R.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M2 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Civic Type R.

Handling
The BMW M2 has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Civic Type R, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M2 is somewhat more powerful than the Honda Civic Type R.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M2 and the Honda Civic Type R. The BMW M2 has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Civic Type R, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW M2 than that of the Honda Civic Type R.