Honda Civic Type R review

Category: Hot hatch

Section: Passenger & boot space

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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 suitcases for the family holiday. And when extra room is needed, the standard 60/40 split-folding rear seats lie completely flat.

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