Here’s How Much Power The Honda Civic Type R Makes On The Dyno
There have been a ton of numbers flying around the 2017 Honda Civic Type R lately—its specs and power ratings compared to other sport compacts in the market, its crazy-high dealership prices doubling MSRP and the like. But if you want some real numbers, here’s the power the Type R makes on the dyno.
The Dyno Center in Puerto Rico tested out a Type R recently, and the numbers are more than impressive: The company said in a Facebook post that the car made 295 wheel horsepower, which, compared to its advertised engine HP, is incredibly high. Here’s a six-second clip of the car on the dyno before we break down what that number means:
And here’s the less fun graphical representation of the dyno test:
The wild thing is how close that wheel-HP number is to the advertised 306 HP, which can be rare.
Wheel HP differs from engine HP—which is often the number you see listed by…