EP3 Honda Civic Type R Information

2001 EP3 Honda Civic Type R

2007 Honda Civic Type R


The main features of the 2001 EP3 Honda Civic Type R:

The K20A 2.0 liter DOHC i-VTEC engine employs VTEC which adjusts intake/exhaust valve timing and lift at high engine speed and VTC (variable timing control) which continuously varies the intake valve timing phase in accordance with engine load. Exhaust gas back-pressure has been reduced through the use of a dual exhaust manifold, large-diameter piping, and high-volume mufflers. And the engine has been equipped with a short intake manifold with equal-length ducts, high-rev-compatible contenting rods, and a super-rigid crankshaft.

The close-ratio 6 speed manual transmission uses synchro-mesh cones in all gears (triple cones in 1st/2nd, double cones in 3rd to 6th.). And a torque-responsive Helical LSD was adopted.

The body has 20% higher bending and 80% higher torsional static rigidity than the EK9 Honda Civic Type R. Chassis design includes front toe control link strut suspension and rear reactive link double wishbone suspension. This combines with the VGR (variable gear ratio) and EPS (electric power steering).

The EP3 Honda Civic Type R features aerodynamic bumpers, Recaro front bucket seats, a MOMO leather wrapped steering wheel, and a dash mounted aluminum shift knob, and Type R emblems. An SRS dual front airbag system is standard equipment.

EP3 Honda Civic Type R Specifications

Model Type LA-EP3
Transmission 6MT
Layout FF
Seating Capacity 4

Dimensions & Weight

Length / Width / Height (mm) 4135 / 1695 / 1430
Wheelbase (mm) 2570
Tread Front/Rear (mm) 1470 / 1470
Indoorsize Length/Width/Height (mm) 1805 / 1455 / 1175
Weight (Kg) 1210
Minimum Ground Clearance (mm) 130


EP3 Honda Civic Type R Engine
Engine type K20A
Engine 2.0L DOHC i-VTEC L4
Displacement (cc) 1998
Bore x Stroke (mm) 86.0 x 86.0
Compression Ratio 11.5
Fuel System PGM-FI
Horsepower (kW [PS]/rpm) 158 [215] / 8000
Torque (N.m [ km-m] /rpm) 202 [20.6] / 7000


Gear Ratio 6MT
1st 3.266
2nd 2.130
3rd 1.517
4th 1.212
5th 0.972
6th 0.780
Reverse 3.583
Final Gear Ratio 4.764
Suspension Front/Rear MacPherson strut/Double wishbone
Brake Front/Rear Ventilated Discs / Discs
Tire Front 205/45R17
Tire Rear 205/45R17
Fuel Capacity (liter) 50

Main Equipment


Driver & front passenger SRS airbag system
ABS with EBD
LED high mounted stop lamp
Bumper beam & door beams


EP3 Honda Civic Type R Interior

EPS (electric power steering)
& VGR (variable gear ratio)
UV cut glass Standard
RECARO front bucket seats
MOMO leather wrapped steering wheel
Aluminum shift knob
Aluminum type center panel
Exclusive white gauges
Red floor mats

EP3 Honda Civic Type R Gauges


Aeroform bumpers (front/rear)
Rear tail gate spoiler
Exclusive type-R emblems
Colored side sill garnish
Red engine head cover
Colored electric door mirrors Optional
Rear wiper
Alloy wheels 17x7


Hard setting suspension
Forged chrome-molybdenum steel flywheel
Torque induction-type Helical LSD
Front large size ventilated disc brakes
Front strut tower bar


Auto air conditioner
Power window
Powered door lock
Keyless entry system with welcome lamp
Discharge headlights
Privacy glass
Colored fold-in electric door mirrors


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