aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
aFe Takeda 2.5
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aFe Takeda 2.5" to 2.25" 304SS Cat-Back Exhaust w-Tri-Carbon Tips - 17+ Honda Civic Type R FK8

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Make your Civic Type R come to life with the addition of the aFe Takeda Cat-Back Exhaust System. The beautifully hand TIG-welded exhaust performs as good as it looks, gaining +19HP and +20lbs. x ft of torque at the wheels. Fully mandrel bent, this free flowing 304 Stainless system incorporates 14" long mufflers for a tuned sound and proven performance. Capping off this system are dual 4.5" and a single 3.5" carbon fiber tip for an aggressive look that matches the Type R's styling. Guaranteed to turn heads with the push of your right foot.

aFe introduces the all new Takeda cat-back exhaust system for the 2017 Honda Civic Type R with the L4-2.0L (t) engine. In testing, this system resulted in gains up to +19 horsepower and +20 lbs. x ft. of torque. This exhaust system is constructed of 1-3/4", 2-1/2", and 3" diameter, mandrel bent, 304 stainless steel, brush finished tubing for increased flow and corrosion resistance. It is 100% hand TIG-Welded by certified craftsmen for race proven strength and durability. The exhaust system also incorporates dual free-flowing 304 stainless steel 14" long mufflers, which improves performance across the power band while maintaining a great tone. To finish off this exhaust system, dual 4.5" and a single 3.5" Carbon Fiber tip provide an aggressive yet elegant sporty look. This system uses machined factory style flanges and hanger locations for a secure leak-free seal and hassle-free Install. No modifications necessary.


  • Triple Outlet
  • Carbon Tips
  • Mitered Merge Collector
  • Aggressive Sound
  • Tig-Welded
  • Brushed 304 SS Construction
  • Hassle-Free Installation
  • Perfect Fit
  • Incompatible with FK2 (Euro) Civic Type R vehicles


  • Honda Civic Type R FK8 17-18


Performance Gains:
In house testing produced a max gain of +19 horsepower and +20 lb.-ft. of torque.

Brush Finished 304 Stainless Steel Construction:
3" mandrel bent, brush finished 304 stainless steel tubing merged into a 3-way tuned collector for maximum performance, corrosion resistance, durability and overall breath-taking appearance.

Mitered Merge Collector:
A mitered collector separates exhaust gases into three individual tubes. This decreases turbulence and increase exhaust velocity resulting in increased horsepower, torque and improved throttle response.

Smooth, Deep, Aggressive Sound:
Uniquely designed, dual free-flowing 304 stainless steel mufflers and a center "open-pipe" to unleash horsepower and torque gains across the power band while producing a powerful, smooth, deep tone.

Tri-Carbon Fiber Tips:
This system features two 4-1/2" and one 3-1/2" double-wall carbon fiber exhaust tips. The "Tri-Tip" completes the form and function of this Takeda exhaust system for a stylish and competitive look.

TIG Welded:
100% TIG welded by certified craftsmen for race proven strength and durability.

Will NOT fit Honda Civic Type R (FK2) Europe models.

Emissions Disclaimer:
This product does not require a CARB EO#

All aFe exhaust systems are engineered and manufactured in their Corona, California facility.