Toyota GR Yaris v Honda Civic Type R - DRAG RACE

28 nov 2020
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It's time for a Japanese hot hatch showdown!
Mat's in what many consider to be the king of Japanese hot hatches - the Honda Civic Type R! And given what it's packing under the bonnet, it's easy to see why it's regarded so highly, as its 2-litre turbocharged engine can put down 320hp & 400Nm!
The question is, how will it fair against one of the most hotly-anticipated hot hatches of 2020 - the new Toyota GR Yaris! It may be down on power, with a 1.6-litre turbo pumping out 261hp & 360Nm, however, it does have one major advantage over the Type R - it's all-wheel-drive!
What do you think - does the FWD Civic Type R stand a chance in these wet conditions? Or will the lighter GR Yaris race to victory? There's only one way to find out - LET'S RACE!
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  • Imagine when that Yaris is tuned

    Christian baileyChristian bailey37 minuti fa
  • I wonder why I've only ever seen the Yaris in Gran Turismo 3, and not in real life 🤔

    ZonEZonEOra fa
  • Video starts at @02:38 for anyone not interested in all these commercials and talk about other channels you must subscribe on

    TheBraveOneTheBraveOne8 ore fa
  • Honda for ever,

    James StovellJames Stovell11 ore fa
  • They need to make the Yaris GR engine an option in the Toyota 86.

  • Stock 2002 US model Subaru WRX’s we’re running high 13 second quarter mile times almost 20 years ago and cost 26k USD with tax out the door (sticker price). As of today’s date, the Yaris appears to cost close to 48k USD with tax. Clearly not available in US, but if it were, and as cool as I think it is, think I’d pass on it at that price tag.

    Mark MMark M21 ora fa
  • Sometimes, I curse myself for having born too late. Because by the time I start earning, the GR would have started appreciating.

    Arjun BhatArjun Bhat21 ora fa
  • Honda civic type R is the best

    Costy ScottCosty Scott22 ore fa
  • Honda really needs to hire new car designers

    Carlos QuirozCarlos QuirozGiorno fa

    Pons de Rigaud CismarinPons de Rigaud CismarinGiorno fa
  • こんにちは!

    うっちたろううっちたろうGiorno fa
  • the new yaris in general will be one of the most buyed cars in future i think

    SIG MASIG MAGiorno fa
  • Electron handbrake? How do you do hill starts in a manual with one of those?

    TuiCatNZTuiCatNZGiorno fa
  • so toyota yaris is not going to be reliable anymore...

    NedewsNedewsGiorno fa
  • Still rather have a type R I like all the angles and stuff :)

    GamingSeeksGamingSeeksGiorno fa
  • They don’t bring these to the us and people would buy them right up. Such a cool little car

    toxic6460toxic64602 giorni fa
  • "Civic has the best transmission." Except for all the blown up gears within 2000 miles.

    E-C-BXE-C-BX2 giorni fa
  • 9:25, wow, that's a long drag race

    Jake GolliherJake Golliher2 giorni fa
  • I’d like to see this again now that they are bumping the Yaris to 300+ HP

    T KaneT Kane2 giorni fa
  • shhhhh

    Akmal NordinAkmal Nordin2 giorni fa
    • Diam ah nod

      Kaisan SyahiranKaisan Syahiran2 giorni fa
  • I wonder if Toyota keep down this path and keep making even cooler hot hatchbacks would be really epic

    l-i-hl-i-h2 giorni fa
  • Would love to see drivers swap when driving manual!

    rayt1586rayt15862 giorni fa
  • 🌎👍👍👍👍👍🌎👌👌👌👌🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎

    Zbigniew SiwiecZbigniew Siwiec2 giorni fa
  • Mat shouldn’t be driving manual because he’s soo bad at changing the gears! Otherwise Honda would win the drag

    Muhammad Mohsin HayatMuhammad Mohsin Hayat2 giorni fa
  • if they sold that yaris in the US i'd buy one. It looks like loads of fun.

    LevvyLevvy2 giorni fa
  • @3:47 "the power steering malfunction on the dash he says" A big Pause @3:50 & there he goes "In a Toyota??? A Malfunction???😕" the Way he says it soooo FUNNYYY 😂🤣😂

    Shahrukh ShaikhShahrukh Shaikh2 giorni fa
  • Just saying you have the Ac on in the Honda but not in the Yaris?!?!

    Scuba MotoScuba Moto2 giorni fa
  • No video in Yaris?...

    James theBrainJames theBrain3 giorni fa
  • 3:23

    Xiem VitalisXiem Vitalis3 giorni fa
  • who taught the toyota driver how to launch? Its an AWD, rev the crap out of it.

    Eleonora KononovaEleonora Kononova3 giorni fa
  • Wait doesn't the type r have something like launch control?

    Joshua VelazquezJoshua Velazquez3 giorni fa
  • Toyota GR Yaris for me any day! The Honda Civic looks hideous

    Ben. Jammin'Ben. Jammin'3 giorni fa
  • 6K rev dump and launch!!

    Smooth As DetailingSmooth As Detailing3 giorni fa
  • So glad it kicked boy racer crap car

    Luis F. ArizandietaLuis F. Arizandieta3 giorni fa
  • Always matters who's on the wheel!!!

    Pranav SPranav S3 giorni fa
  • No boyracer would be caught dead in that Yaris. It's just too ugly.

    Barry LeeBarry Lee4 giorni fa
  • All Type R's have the most satisfying manual boxes. I've had the pleasure of owning a dc2r

    SugiSugi4 giorni fa
  • Racing in real world conditions, dirty, wet, everyday streets where fwd with any kind of power just spins the front wheels. Try another test with winter roads and it would be no contest. Honda did better than I thought it would.

    david robertsdavid roberts4 giorni fa
  • La Civic con 320HP non doveva nemmeno vederla la Yaris 261 HP. Dovevate provare sull'asfalto asciutto perché la Civic non poteva scaricare tutta la potenza

    Treni by carme fastfuriousTreni by carme fastfurious4 giorni fa
  • Civic is a track car, not a straight line car.

    FrantzFrantz4 giorni fa
  • Must be hard to make cars sound that bad surely

    Dan WhitakerDan Whitaker4 giorni fa
  • Somewhere in the US, there is an xB owner trying to figure out how to get a Yaris GR motor swap!

    Stephen LongStephen Long4 giorni fa
  • Not a fair race. FWD Vs AWD. No chance.

    sinisini5168sinisini51684 giorni fa
  • Why not redlining the Type R Maybe the VTEC kicks hard

    Dr SilEightyDr SilEighty5 giorni fa
  • Test drag race bugatti chiron

    Nutrisari SusuNutrisari Susu5 giorni fa
  • sounds exactly like the AMG Black Series

    Carlos SalasCarlos Salas5 giorni fa
  • Weight

    edanny79edanny795 giorni fa
  • Totally pointless testing these cars under these weather conditions.

    RR ShowtimeRR Showtime5 giorni fa
  • Don't get me wrong, I've always liked Hondas, but the idea that I would even consider a fwd manual honda over an awd manual toyota is a joke.

    greenmondaymorninggreenmondaymorning5 giorni fa
  • 3:23

    KeteRKeteR5 giorni fa
  • Toyota should bring GRs Yaris with four cylinders, epic!

    Letlhogonolo TLetlhogonolo T5 giorni fa
  • That Yaris can smoke my Infiniti tf

    Sam SaeteurnSam Saeteurn6 giorni fa
  • This is not fair to compare a supermini with a hot hatchback!

    esurfer26esurfer267 giorni fa
  • I am an auto fan , really would love a dsg box in these cars...

    Andile MatrosheAndile Matroshe7 giorni fa
  • Perghh!! GR Yaris! Paduu. Aku suke kete ni, Mat! Next review, Toyota Vios GR.

    Maakaeru RyosukeMaakaeru Ryosuke7 giorni fa
  • You need better drivers. That Yaris should of been well ahead with its 4wd

    Eric saysEric says7 giorni fa
  • 33k for a Yaris though.

    Eric saysEric says7 giorni fa
  • Sorry I meant disappointed the Japanese honda guys.

    Brian 619Brian 6197 giorni fa
  • Try racing on dry roads dude. It's obvious the yaris had the advantage. Cumon you disappointed the Japanese. You need to do this race again on dry roads coz the Honda was losing grip throughout the race. "DUH"

    Brian 619Brian 6197 giorni fa
  • Honda forever

    ivansc46ivansc468 giorni fa
  • they really want the yaris to win, toyota spending massive money promoting and paying auto journalists , youtube channels and reviewers

    wazza banzookwazza banzook8 giorni fa
  • That ugly Toyota lol

    Oso Da bossOso Da boss8 giorni fa
  • Another 60bhp in the Yaris and I reckon it’s a close heat!

    matt dickenmatt dicken8 giorni fa
  • I thought Toyota stop making the Yaris?

    Andy HuangAndy Huang8 giorni fa
  • 1.6turbo vs 20 turbo not fair...

    Akmal KadiaqAkmal Kadiaq8 giorni fa
  • Who wouldv thought that a yaris would be giving a civic type r a hard time.

    to Gto G8 giorni fa
    • It's a £34k AWD built from the ground up road legal rally car and they did the test in the wet, in the dry I think the results would be a bit different. The Yaris GR is a brilliant car and it's praise is well deserved but AWD will always beat FWD in drag races so comparing that is pretty pointless. What is interesting is that it's quite a bit slower around the Nurburgring than the CTR. The GR did it in 7 mins 56 seconds, the CTR did it in 7 mins 43 seconds... that's quite a big difference.

      MonkiimagicMonkiimagic6 giorni fa
  • I love it car

    Ravi ThadiboinaRavi Thadiboina8 giorni fa
  • for 99% of drivers, 0-85 or 90 mph is what counts

    bodhibodhi8 giorni fa
  • Prefer Yaris

    lewiski1lewiski19 giorni fa
  • Just get on with it for gods sake.

    Philip TaylorPhilip Taylor9 giorni fa
  • Awd is the answer, it made a difference on the damp track. Honda will be slightly faster in the dry. Awd is the better system in Yaris. Toyota 👍.

    James NettletonJames Nettleton9 giorni fa
  • Honda 🧿

    Hüseyin MüdürogluHüseyin Müdüroglu9 giorni fa
  • Civic should have been awd

    yourleftnut1yourleftnut19 giorni fa
  • What?? No Volkswagen or Audi win? unbelievable

    GroorgGroorg9 giorni fa
  • Not a good comparison. You should have put the Audi S1 against the Yaris GR

    Dr. JohnnyDr. Johnny9 giorni fa
  • I think the yaris sounds great and it's overall looks have grown on me

    Oscar PaullOscar Paull10 giorni fa
  • That wasn’t a power steering failiure. When you don’t shift as you should and the car falls out it gives you that sign which is normal. Drivers fault not cars fault!

    Arn DebruynArn Debruyn10 giorni fa
    • @Παύλος Σιδηρόπουλος gotcha thanks.

      T MT M4 giorni fa
    • @T M i just told you that. With sign he didn't mean actually a sign. It was a metaphor for the grind you hear

      Παύλος ΣιδηρόπουλοςΠαύλος Σιδηρόπουλος4 giorni fa
    • @Παύλος Σιδηρόπουλος I'm not trying to act tough with a hyundai lol. Hyundai hasn't updated the G4GC engine transmission since 2003. So it's very old for a 2010. What I'm confused about is why would the power steering light come on if he missed a gear? Never heard of that in any car.

      T MT M4 giorni fa
    • @T M ahh ok I understand the problem. You didn't get the meaning of "sign". The guy with the comment with the phrase "it gives you a sign" meant that grind that practically warns you you are doing something wrong. And just because you asked only thing I have driven in my life is older manuals. Don't play the tough guy with a Hyundai. I have driven for the fields a Volkswagen Taro now last three years we got a ford ranger 2011 also driven sometimes an old mercedes "semi truck" and the not for work car a Volkswagen Passat 2004 I think maybe it was 2005. In Greece we only drive manuals my man.

      Παύλος ΣιδηρόπουλοςΠαύλος Σιδηρόπουλος4 giorni fa
    • @Παύλος Σιδηρόπουλος my 2010 Hyundai elantra is a 5 speed manual and if I miss a gear I just get a grind no warning signs saying my power steering failed wtf. Have you driven an older manual not the new ones that babysit you?

      T MT M5 giorni fa
  • Nice 👍 both cars but love my Honda’s !

    nickie Redshawnickie Redshaw11 giorni fa
  • Two fantastic cars but what on EARTH have rules and regulations done to exhaust notes?! These are sports cars to the core and they sound not much better than a 1.4 Golf 😐

    JakeJake11 giorni fa
  • And I quote "*ollocks" lol.

    AoToGoAoToGo11 giorni fa
  • Did not expect this. If you got a chance... a Race between the GR and the Golf GTI would be (strangely) interesting to me!

    Jens VielmannJens Vielmann11 giorni fa
  • Ông lái Civic như vậy là hỏng rồi

    LewisNgLewisNg11 giorni fa
  • Wuaaau, that Yaris rulz, and looks good.

    Hernan Bravo 2018Hernan Bravo 201811 giorni fa
  • You should do three drag runs 🏃‍♂️

    S GomezS Gomez11 giorni fa
  • C'mon Honda, time for AWD type-R

    Just4FunJust4Fun12 giorni fa
    • No I don't think so

      Pourchasse MorganPourchasse Morgan12 giorni fa
  • The hype is over for the Civic Type R.

    Harry LHarry L12 giorni fa
  • Drag races, drag races everywhere

    Andrea BonettiAndrea Bonetti12 giorni fa
  • Honestly you driving that civic like an old lady and very disrespectful to Honda waste of time watching this

    Tarek ATarek A12 giorni fa
  • if you did more driving and less talking, you would have won both times. easily. you're driving a CIVIC Type R for crying out loud!

    D DIESELD DIESEL12 giorni fa
  • Toyota VS Honda

    gabriel ddosgabriel ddos12 giorni fa
  • I’m sceptical about your manual driving skills Matt

    Ben SternbergBen Sternberg12 giorni fa
  • Yaris GR is the "only" has "real" Toyota engine, not like new supra (A90 MK5) and Toyota 86

    Yee Yee Ash Haircut NinjaYee Yee Ash Haircut Ninja12 giorni fa
  • in a toyooota a malfunction

    Benard NgangaBenard Nganga13 giorni fa
  • Laughs in my Datsun that weighs 700kg with a 3L cosworth v8 that pushes 690hp

    KillzorKillzor13 giorni fa
  • I like

    leandra dolciottileandra dolciotti13 giorni fa
  • i see u having problem when shifting...

    Jay RMYJay RMY13 giorni fa
  • i see u having problem when shifting...

    Jay RMYJay RMY13 giorni fa
  • Ok you have to do a drag race of a dream between cars tha people tha can afford ok this I know evo is discontinued but you have to make a drag race between evoX Vs sti vs focusRS vs golfR vs Type R Vs the new Yary’s and make it far on dry road because tha typeR will take tha yaris on Qmille on dry road please make it happen

    Julio BarreraJulio Barrera13 giorni fa
  • this is the true 86ii people would want to buy, not the GT86 fake one @@ or toyota should just name it another name like Subaru BR-Z and no more compare

    RPMChannelRPMChannel14 giorni fa
  • The Civic just looks too JDM. Looks ridiculous to be honest.

    Some DudeSome Dude14 giorni fa