Honda Civic Type R review

Category: Hot hatch

Section: Passenger & boot space

Available fuel types:petrol
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RRP £32,820What Car? Target Price from£31,627
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Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

You’d have to be Hagrid to feel cramped in the front; head and leg room are both excellent. What’s more, there’s plenty of storage space, including the usual allocation of two cupholders and a good-sized glovebox for your racing mitts.

Move to the back and you'll find much more leg room than in a Renault Mégane RS or BMW M135i. And while head room is merely acceptable, due to the sloping roofline, two six-footers will be perfectly comfortable, even on a long journey. Consider the Ford Focus ST if you want something even more accommodating for rear passengers.

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Topping off a very practical package is a boot that’s massive by class standards. It’ll easily swallow life’s mundane paraphernalia, such as pushchairs, shopping or up to seven carry-on suitcases for the family holiday (for reference, a Golf GTI can only carry five). And when extra room is needed, the standard 60/40 split-folding rear seats lie completely flat.

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