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P/N 00X31-SZA-
6300
© 2011 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - All Rights Reserved

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  • Page 1 This manual will be replaced with a hyperlinked version at the end of the model year. P/N 00X31-SZA- 6300 © 2011 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 2 DELIVERY DATE The information and specifications included (Date sold to original retail purchaser) in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right, however, to DEALER NAME DEALER NO. discontinue or change specifications or...
  • Page 3 Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2012 Honda Pilot was a wise investment. As you read this manual, you will It will give you years of driving pleasure. find information that is preceded by symbol. This One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to...
  • Page 4 Introduction California Proposition 65 Warning WARNING: This product contains or emits chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Service Diagnostic Recorders This vehicle is equipped with service-related devices that record information about powertrain performance. The data can be used to verify emissions law requirements and/or help technicians diagnose and solve service problems.
  • Page 5 Introduction Event Data Recorders This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder (EDR). The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an air bag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will assist in understanding how a vehicle’s systems performed. The EDR is designed to record data related to vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of time, typically 30 seconds or less.
  • Page 6: A Few Words About Safety

    A Few Words About Safety Your safety, and the safety of others, You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, is very important. And operating this including: vehicle safely is an important Safety Labels on the vehicle. responsibility.
  • Page 7: Important Handling Information

    Important Handling Information Your Pilot has higher ground clearance than a passenger vehicle designed for use only on pavement. Higher ground clearance has many advantages for off-highway driving. It allows you to travel over bumps, obstacles, and rough terrain. It also provides good visibility so you can anticipate problems earlier. These advantages come at some cost.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Your Vehicle at a Glance (main controls) ....................Driver and Passenger Safety (seat belts, SRS, and child protection) ............Instruments and Controls (indicators, gauges, multi-information display, dashboard, and steering column) ..63 Features (climate control, audio, steering wheel, rear entertainment, security, cruise control, and HomeLink ) .
  • Page 10 Overview of Contents Contents Before Driving Technical Information A convenient reference to the What gasoline to use, how to break- ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, sections in this manual. in your new vehicle, and how to load and technical information. luggage and other cargo. Your Vehicle at a Glance Warranty and Customer A quick reference to the main...
  • Page 11: Your Vehicle At A Glance

    Your Vehicle at a Glance HomeLink BUTTONS INSTRUMENT PANEL MOONROOF SWITCH DRIVER’S FRONT MIRROR CONTROL (P.67) (P.437) AIRBAG (P.11, 28) INDICATORS (P.170) AUTO BUTTON GAUGES (P.80) (P.172) DRIVING POSITION MEMORY SYSTEM PASSENGER’S (P.174) FRONT AIRBAG (P.11, 28) PARKING BRAKE RELEASE HANDLE AUDIO SYSTEM (P.171) (P.209)
  • Page 12 Your Vehicle at a Glance HEADLIGHT/TURN SIGNAL/ STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS HAZARD WARNING PASSENGER AIRBAG FRONT FOG LIGHTS BUTTON (P.129) (P.392) BLUETOOTH OFF INDICATOR (P.125) HANDSFREELINK SYSTEM (P.35) VOICE CONTROL BUTTONS VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (P.441, 462) WINDSHIELD SYSTEM OFF SWITCH (P.534) WIPERS/WASHERS (P.123)
  • Page 13: Driver And Passenger Safety

    Driver and Passenger Safety This section gives you important Additional Information About All Children Should Sit in a information about how to protect Your Seat Belts ......22 Back Seat ........39 yourself and your passengers. It Seat Belt System Components . 22 The Passenger’s Front Airbag shows you how to use seat belts.
  • Page 14: Important Safety Precautions

    Important Safety Precautions You’ll find many safety Always Wear Your Seat Belt Be Aware of Airbag Hazards recommendations throughout this A seat belt is your best protection in While airbags can save lives, they section, and throughout this manual. all types of collisions. Airbags are can cause serious or fatal injuries to The recommendations on this page designed to supplement seat belts,...
  • Page 15 Important Safety Precautions Pay Appropriate Attention to the Control Your Speed Keep Your Vehicle in Safe Task of Driving Safely Excessive speed is a major factor in Condition Engaging in mobile phone crash injuries and deaths. Generally, Having a tire blowout or a conversation or other activities that the higher the speed, the greater the mechanical failure can be extremely...
  • Page 16: Your Vehicle's Safety Features

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Your vehicle is equipped with many (12) features that work together to protect you and your passengers during a crash. Some features do not require any action on your part. These include a strong steel framework that forms a safety cage around the passenger (11) compartment, front and rear crush...
  • Page 17: Seat Belts

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Seat Belts Why Wear Seat Belts Your vehicle is equipped with seat Seat belts are the single most belts in all seating positions. effective safety device for adults and Not wearing a seat belt properly larger children. (Infants and smaller increases the chance of serious Your seat belt system also includes children must be properly restrained...
  • Page 18 Your Vehicle’s Safety Features When properly worn, seat belts: Help keep you from being thrown Of course, seat belts cannot against the inside of the vehicle completely protect you in every Keep you connected to the vehicle and against other occupants. crash.
  • Page 19: Airbags

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Airbags Your vehicle has a supplemental Your vehicle also has side airbags to In addition, your vehicle has side restraint system (SRS) with front help protect the torso and pelvis of curtain airbags to help protect the airbags to help protect the heads and the driver or a front seat passenger heads of the driver, front passenger,...
  • Page 20 Your Vehicle’s Safety Features The most important things you need What you should do: Always wear The rest of this section gives more to know about your airbags are: your seat belt properly, and sit detailed information about how you upright and as far back from the can maximize your safety.
  • Page 21: Protecting Adults And Teens

    Protecting Adults and Teens Introduction Except Touring models On Touring models The following pages provide Your vehicle also has a Your vehicle also has a tailgate, glass instructions on how to properly tailgate, glass hatch, and hatch, and door open indicator on protect the driver, adult door open indicator on the the multi-information display to...
  • Page 22 Protecting Adults and Teens Locking the doors, the glass hatch, and the tailgate reduces the chance of someone being thrown out of the vehicle during a crash, and it helps prevent passengers from accidentally opening a door, the glass hatch, or the tailgate and falling out.
  • Page 23: Adjust The Front Seats

    Protecting Adults and Teens Adjust the Front Seats If you sit too close to the steering wheel or dashboard, you can be seriously injured by an inflating front Sitting too close to a front airbag, or by striking the steering airbag can result in serious wheel or dashboard.
  • Page 24: Adjust The Seat-Backs

    Protecting Adults and Teens Adjust the Seat-Backs Adjust the Head Restraints Reclining the seat-back too far can result in serious injury or death in a crash. Adjust the seat-back to an upright position, and sit well back in the seat. Reclining a seat-back so that the shoulder part of the belt no longer rests against the occupant’s chest...
  • Page 25: Fasten And Position The Seat Belts

    Protecting Adults and Teens Fasten and Position the Seat Belts Insert the latch plate into the buckle, Improperly positioning head then tug on the belt to make sure the restraints reduces their belt is securely latched. Check that effectiveness and you can be the belt is not twisted, because a seriously injured in a crash.
  • Page 26 Protecting Adults and Teens If necessary, pull up on the belt again If the seat belt touches or crosses The front seats and second row seats to remove any slack, then check that your neck, or if it crosses your arm have adjustable seat belt anchors.
  • Page 27: Maintain A Proper Sitting Position

    Protecting Adults and Teens Maintain a Proper Sitting In addition, an occupant who is out of Never place the shoulder portion of a Position position in the front seat can be lap/shoulder belt under your arm or This could cause After all occupants have adjusted seriously or fatally injured in a crash behind your back.
  • Page 28: Advice For Pregnant Women

    Protecting Adults and Teens Advice for Pregnant Women When driving, remember to sit This will reduce the risk of injuries upright and adjust the seat as far to both you and your unborn child back as possible while allowing full that can be caused by a crash or an control of the vehicle.
  • Page 29: Additional Safety Precautions

    Protecting Adults and Teens Additional Safety Precautions Do not put any accessories on seat Do not attach or place objects on Devices intended to improve Objects on Never let passengers ride in the belts. the front airbag covers. occupant comfort or reposition the the covers marked ‘‘SRS AIRBAG’’...
  • Page 30: Additional Information About Your Seat Belts

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Seat Belt System Components The seat belt system If either the driver or a front Your seat belt system includes lap/ includes an indicator on the passenger does not fasten their seat shoulder belts in all seating positions. instrument panel and a beeper to belt while driving, the beeper will The front seat belts are also...
  • Page 31: Lap/Shoulder Belt

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts If the indicator comes on or the Lap/Shoulder Belt All seat belts have an emergency beeper sounds when the driver’s seat The lap/shoulder belt goes over locking retractor. In normal driving, belt is latched and there is no front your shoulder, across your chest, the retractor lets you move freely in seat passenger and no items on the...
  • Page 32: Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners Allowing a child to play with a seat belt or wrap one around their neck can result in serious injury or death. Instruct children not to play with any seat belt and make sure any unused seat belt a child can reach is buckled, fully retracted, and locked.
  • Page 33: Seat Belt Maintenance

    Not checking or maintaining Honda provides a limited warranty seat belts can result in serious on seat belts. See your Honda injury or death if the seat belts...
  • Page 34: Additional Information About Your Airbags

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Airbag System Components (13) (7)(11) (10) (12) (17) (13) (1) Driver’s Front Airbag (2) Passenger’s Front Airbag (3) Control Unit/Rollover Sensor (4) Front Seat Belt Tensioners (5) Side Airbags (6) Driver’s Seat Position Sensor (15) (7) Front Passenger’s Weight Sensors (8) Side Impact Sensors (First) (9) Passenger Airbag Off Indicator...
  • Page 35 Additional Information About Your Airbags Your Airbag System includes: Automatic front seat belt Weight sensors that monitor the tensioners (see page weight on the front passenger’s Two SRS (supplemental restraint seat. If the weight is about 65 lbs system) front airbags. The driver’s Sensors that can detect a (29 kg) or less (the weight of an airbag is stored in the center of...
  • Page 36: How Your Front Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags An indicator on the instrument How Your Front Airbags Work During a frontal crash, your seat belt panel that alerts you to a possible restrains your lower body and torso, problem with your airbag system and the front airbag helps protect components (see page your head and chest.
  • Page 37 Additional Information About Your Airbags The total time for inflation and Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold deflation is less than a second, so Front Airbags (SRS) fast that most occupants are not Your vehicle is equipped with dual- aware that the airbags deployed until stage, multiple-threshold front they see them lying in their laps.
  • Page 38 If the seat is under the seat. Although Honda Objects placed or pushed under too far forward, the airbag will does not encourage carrying an...
  • Page 39: How Your Side Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Be aware that objects placed on the Moving the front seat forcibly How Your Side Airbags Work passenger’s seat can also cause the back against cargo on the seat or airbag to be turned off. floor behind it.
  • Page 40 To get the best protection from the Although Honda does not encourage indicator will go out. side airbags, front seat occupants children to ride in front, if the...
  • Page 41: How Your Side Curtain Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags How Your Side Curtain Airbags If the impact is on the passenger’s In a Rollover side, the passenger’s side curtain If the rollover sensor detects your Work airbag will inflate even if there are no vehicle is about to roll over, it signals occupants on that side of the vehicle.
  • Page 42: How The Srs Indicator Works

    Additional Information About Your Airbags How the SRS Indicator Works On Touring models How the Side Airbag Off The SRS indicator alerts You will also see a ‘‘CHECK Indicator Works you to a potential problem AIRBAG SYSTEM’’ message on the U.S.
  • Page 43: How The Passenger Airbag Off Indicator Works

    Additional Information About Your Airbags How the Passenger Airbag Off Be aware that objects placed on the If the indicator comes on with no front seat can cause the indicator to front seat passenger and no objects Indicator Works come on. on the seat, or with an adult riding PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF INDICATOR there, something may be interfering...
  • Page 44: Airbag Service

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Airbag Service The SRS indicator alerts you to a Additional Safety Precautions Your airbag systems are virtually Take your vehicle to an problem. Do not attempt to deactivate your maintenance free, and there are no authorized dealer as soon as Together, airbags and airbags.
  • Page 45 If it is necessary to remove or modify a front seat to accommodate a person with disabilities, first contact Honda Automobile Customer Service at (800) 999-1009 in the US, or Honda Customer Relations at 1- 888-9-HONDA-9 in Canada.
  • Page 46: Protecting Children General Guidelines

    Protecting Children General Guidelines All Children Must Be Restrained Each year, many children are injured or killed in vehicle crashes because Children who are unrestrained they are either unrestrained or not or improperly restrained can be properly restrained. In fact, traffic seriously injured or killed in a collisions are the number one cause crash.
  • Page 47: All Children Should Sit In A Back Seat

    Protecting Children General Guidelines All Children Should Sit in a Back The Passenger’s Front Airbag Small Children Seat Can Pose Serious Risks Placing a forward-facing child seat in According to crash statistics, Front airbags have been designed to the front seat of a vehicle equipped children of all ages and sizes are help protect adults in a moderate to with a passenger’s front airbag can...
  • Page 48 Protecting Children General Guidelines To remind you of the passenger’s U.S. Models DASHBOARD front airbag hazards, and that SUN VISORS children must be properly restrained in a back seat, your vehicle has warning labels on the dashboard (U.S. models) and on the front visors. Please read and follow the instructions on these labels.
  • Page 49: If You Must Drive With Several Children

    Protecting Children General Guidelines If You Must Drive with Several If a Child Requires Close If a child requires close physical attention or frequent visual contact, Children Attention Your vehicle has two rows of back Many parents say they prefer to put we strongly recommend that another seats where children can be properly an infant or a small child in the front...
  • Page 50: Additional Safety Precautions

    Protecting Children General Guidelines Additional Safety Precautions Make sure any unused seat belt For example, infants and small children left in a vehicle on a hot Never hold an infant or child on that a child can reach is buckled, If you are not wearing a day can die from heatstroke.
  • Page 51: Protecting Infants And Small Children

    Protecting Infants and Small Children Protecting Infants Two types of seats may be used: a Rear-facing Child Seat Placement seat designed exclusively for infants, A rear-facing child seat can be placed or a convertible seat used in the rear- in any seating position in the back facing, reclining mode.
  • Page 52: Protecting Small Children

    Protecting Infants and Small Children In any of these situations, we Protecting Small Children and weight are appropriate for a strongly recommend that you install rear-facing seat. the child seat directly behind the front passenger’s seat, move the seat Of the different seats available, we as far forward as needed, and leave it recommend those that have a five- unoccupied.
  • Page 53 Protecting Infants and Small Children Even with advanced front airbags Child Seat Placement We strongly recommend placing a that automatically turn the forward-facing child seat in a back passenger’s front airbag off (see Placing a forward-facing child seat, not the front. page ), a back seat is the safest seat in the front seat can result...
  • Page 54: Selecting A Child Seat

    Selecting a Child Seat Most child seats are LATCH- In seating positions and vehicles not Important considerations when compatible (Lower Anchors and equipped with LATCH, a LATCH- selecting a child seat Tethers for CHildren). Some have a compatible child seat can be installed Make sure the child seat meets the rigid-type connector, while others using the seat belt and a top tether...
  • Page 55: Installing A Child Seat

    Installing a Child Seat After selecting a proper child seat A child seat secured with a seat belt The following pages provide and a good place to install the seat, should be installed as firmly as guidelines on how to properly install there are three main steps in possible.
  • Page 56: With Latch

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with Using the Outer LATCH MARKS LATCH Your vehicle is equipped with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) at each of the second row seats and the passenger’s side third row seat. The lower anchors are located between the seat-back and seat bottom, and are to be used only with...
  • Page 57 Installing a Child Seat TETHER STRAP RIGID TYPE FLEXIBLE TYPE Place the child seat on the vehicle Other LATCH-compatible seats Lift the head restraint (see page seat, then attach the seat to the have a flexible-type connector as ), then route the tether strap lower anchors according to the shown above.
  • Page 58 Installing a Child Seat Using the Center LATCH Follow step 1 through 4 as described previously to secure the child seat. Lower the head restraint first. Route the tether strap over the head restraint and seat-back, then attach the tether strap hook to the anchor, making sure the strap is not twisted.
  • Page 59 Installing a Child Seat To install a LATCH-compatible child If the child seat cannot be installed seat in the passenger’s side seating properly or interferes with the position of the third row: head restraint when in the highest position, remove the head Unlatch the detachable seat belt restraint.
  • Page 60: With A Lap/Shoulder Belt

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/ Shoulder Belt When not using the LATCH system, all child seats must be secured to the vehicle with the lap part of a lap/ shoulder belt. In addition, the lap/shoulder belts in all seating positions except the driver’s have a lockable retractor that must be activated to secure a...
  • Page 61: With A Tether

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Tether A child seat with a tether can be installed in any seating position in the second or third row. Since a tether can provide additional security to the lap/shoulder belt installation, we recommend using a tether whenever one is required or available.
  • Page 62 Installing a Child Seat Second Row Installation TETHER STRAP TETHER ANCHORAGE POINT Outer seating position Each second row seat has a tether After properly securing the child For the center seat, lower the head anchorage point behind the seat- seat (see page ), lift the head restraint, then route the tether strap back.
  • Page 63 Installing a Child Seat If the child seat cannot be installed Third Row Installation properly or interferes with the head restraint when in the highest position, remove the head restraint. Make sure the removed head restraint is secured in a safe place.
  • Page 64: Protecting Larger Children

    Protecting Larger Children When a child reaches the Checking Seat Belt Fit recommended weight or height limit for a forward-facing child seat, the Allowing a child age 12 or under child should sit in a back seat on a to sit in front can result in injury booster seat and wear the lap/ or death if the passenger’s front shoulder belt.
  • Page 65: Using A Booster Seat

    Protecting Larger Children Does the shoulder belt cross Using a Booster Seat Some states, Canadian provinces and between the child’s neck and arm? territories also require children to use a booster seat until they reach a Is the lap part of the belt as low as given age or weight (e.g., 6 years or possible, touching the child’s 60 lbs).
  • Page 66: When Can A Larger Child Sit In Front

    Protecting Larger Children If a child who uses a booster seat When Can a Larger Child Sit in Of course, children vary widely. And must ride in front, move the vehicle Front while age may be one indicator of seat as far back as possible and be The National Highway Traffic Safety when a child can safely ride in front, sure the child is wearing the seat...
  • Page 67: Additional Safety Precautions

    Protecting Larger Children If you decide that a child can safely Additional Safety Precautions Do not put any accessories on a ride up front, be sure to: Devices intended to Do not let a child wear a seat belt seat belt. This could result improve a child’s comfort or across the neck.
  • Page 68: Carbon Monoxide Hazard

    Carbon Monoxide Hazard Your vehicle’s exhaust contains With the tailgate/glass hatch open, carbon monoxide gas. Carbon airflow can pull exhaust gas into your monoxide should not enter the vehicle’s interior and create a Carbon monoxide gas is toxic. vehicle in normal driving if you hazardous condition.
  • Page 69: Safety Labels

    Safety Labels These labels are in the locations DASHBOARD shown. They warn you of potential U.S. models only hazards that could cause serious injury or death. Read these labels carefully. If a label comes off or becomes hard to read (except for the U.S. dashboard label which may be removed by the owner), contact your dealer for a replacement.
  • Page 70 Safety Labels SUN VISOR DOORJAMBS U.S. models U.S. models Canadian models Canadian models U.S. models...
  • Page 71: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls This section gives information about Instrument Panel ......65 Seat Heaters ........165 the controls and displays that Instrument Panel Indicators ... 67 Power Windows ......167 contribute to the daily operation of Gauges ..........
  • Page 72: Control Locations

    Control Locations DRIVING POSITION INSTRUMENT PANEL MOONROOF SWITCH HomeLink BUTTONS MIRROR CONTROL (P.67) MEMORY SYSTEM INDICATORS (P.170) (P.437) AUTO BUTTON (P.174) GAUGES (P.80) (P.172) AUDIO SYSTEM PARKING BRAKE (P.209) RELEASE HANDLE (P.171) HEATING/COOLING (P.192) CONTROLS POWER DOOR LOCK CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (P.199) MASTER SWITCH...
  • Page 73: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel Except Touring models TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) INDICATOR (P.73) MAINTENANCE MINDER INDICATOR (P.75) CHARGING SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.68) FOG LIGHT POWER TAILGATE INDICATOR (P.74) INDICATOR (P.76) LIGHTS ON INDICATOR (P.76) LOW OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR (P.68) SIDE AIRBAG OFF CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR (P.76) VTM-4 INDICATOR...
  • Page 74 Instrument Panel On Touring models LOW OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR (P.68) SIDE AIRBAG OFF INDICATOR (P.70) VTM-4 INDICATOR (P.75) LIGHTS ON INDICATOR (P.76) FOG LIGHT CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR (P.76) CHARGING SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.68) INDICATOR (P.76) ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (P.68) INDICATOR (P.70) (P.77)
  • Page 75: Instrument Panel Indicators

    Instrument Panel Indicators The instrument panel has many Seat Belt Reminder If either of you do not fasten your indicators to give you important Indicator seat belt while driving, the beeper information about your vehicle. This indicator comes on when you will sound and the indicator will flash turn the ignition switch to the ON again at regular intervals.
  • Page 76 Instrument Panel Indicators Low Oil Pressure Charging System Malfunction Indicator Indicator Indicator Lamp The engine can be severely If this indicator comes on when the For more information, see page damaged if this indicator flashes engine is running, the battery is not or stays on when the engine is being charged.
  • Page 77 Instrument Panel Indicators U.S. Canada Parking Brake If it remains on after you have On Touring models and Brake fully released the parking brake You will also see a ‘‘LOW BRAKE System while the engine is running, or if it FLUID’’...
  • Page 78 Instrument Panel Indicators Supplemental Restraint U.S. Canada Anti-lock Brake System System Indicator Side Airbag Off (ABS) Indicator This indicator comes on briefly when Indicator This indicator normally comes on you turn the ignition switch to the This indicator comes on for several for a few seconds when you turn ON (II) position.
  • Page 79 Instrument Panel Indicators Vehicle Stability Assist VSA OFF Indicator Turn Signal and (VSA) System Indicator Hazard Warning This indicator normally comes on for This indicator normally comes on for Indicators a few seconds when you turn the a few seconds when you turn the The left or right turn signal indicator ignition switch to the ON (II) ignition switch to the ON (II)
  • Page 80 Instrument Panel Indicators Low Tire Pressure Low Tire Pressure/ If this happens, pull to the side Indicator TPMS Indicator of the road when it is safe, check which tire has lost Except Touring models On Touring models This indicator normally comes on for This indicator normally comes on for pressure on the multi- a few seconds when you turn the...
  • Page 81 Instrument Panel Indicators If this indicator begins to flash, U.S. Canada Tire Pressure Monitoring there is a problem with the tire Starter System System (TPMS) Indicator pressure monitoring system Indicator Except Touring models (TPMS). You will also see a This indicator normally comes on for Except Touring models ‘‘CHECK TPMS SYSTEM’’...
  • Page 82 Instrument Panel Indicators A/T Temperature On Touring 4WD models U.S. Canada Indicator You will also see an ‘‘A/T TEMP Power Tailgate HIGH’’ message on the multi- Indicator 4WD models only This indicator monitors the information display (see page On EX-L models temperature of the automatic This indicator comes on for a few transmission fluid.
  • Page 83 Instrument Panel Indicators Maintenance Minder Message Indicator VTM-4 Indicator Indicator Except Touring models On Touring models 4WD models only This indicator comes on for a few This indicator comes on when there This indicator normally comes on for seconds when you turn the ignition is a system message on the multi- a few seconds when you turn the switch to the ON (II) position.
  • Page 84 Instrument Panel Indicators Immobilizer System Lights On Indicator High Beam Indicator Indicator This indicator comes on briefly when This indicator reminds you that the This indicator comes on with the you turn the ignition switch to the exterior lights are on. It comes on high beam headlights.
  • Page 85 Instrument Panel Indicators Daytime Running Lights On Touring models Fuel Economy Indicator Indicator If you see a ‘‘CHECK DRL Except Touring models SYSTEM’’ message on the multi- While the engine is operating in its If this indicator comes on when the information display, there is a most economical range, this ignition switch is turned to the ON...
  • Page 86 Instrument Panel Indicators Washer Level Indicator Low Fuel Indicator When the needle reaches E, there is a very small amount of fuel in the tank. If equipped This indicator comes on when the washer fluid level is low. Add washer On Touring models fluid when you see this indicator You will also see a ‘‘LOW FUEL’’...
  • Page 87 Instrument Panel Indicators Security System Indicator Door, Glass Hatch, and Tailgate Tire Pressure Monitor Open Indicator Except LX models Except Touring models Except Touring models The appropriate tire indicator will come on in the information display along with the low tire pressure indicator if a tire is significantly underinflated or has suddenly lost Your vehicle has a door, glass hatch,...
  • Page 88: Gauges

    Gauges Temperature Gauge Except Touring models This shows the temperature of the FUEL GAUGE SPEEDOMETER engine’s coolant. During normal operation, the pointer should rise to TACHOMETER TEMPERATURE GAUGE about the middle of the gauge. In severe driving conditions, the pointer may rise to the upper zone.
  • Page 89 Gauges Odometer INFORMATION DISPLAY SELECT/RESET KNOB The odometer shows the total OUTSIDE distance your vehicle has been ODOMETER TEMPERATURE driven. It measures miles in U.S. INDICATOR models and kilometers in Canadian models. It is illegal under U.S. federal law and Canadian provincial/ RANGE territorial regulations to disconnect, TRIP METER B...
  • Page 90 Gauges Instant Fuel Economy Average Fuel Economy Range (Estimated Distance) This display shows the instant fuel When either of the trip meters (trip This display shows the estimated economy you are getting. A or B) is displayed, your vehicle’s distance you can travel on the fuel average fuel economy since you last remaining in the tank.
  • Page 91 Gauges Outside Temperature Indicator In certain weather conditions, Press and hold the select/reset temperature readings near freezing knob until a numerical value Except LX models This indicator displays the outside (32°F, 0°C) could mean that ice is appears (about 2 seconds). temperature in Fahrenheit (U.S.
  • Page 92 Gauges Maintenance Minder Check Fuel Cap Message If the system still detects a leak in The information display in the Your vehicle’s onboard diagnostic your vehicle’s evaporative emissions instrument panel shows you the system will detect a loose or missing system, the malfunction indicator engine oil life and maintenance fuel fill cap as an evaporative system...
  • Page 93: Multi-Information Display

    Multi-Information Display On Touring models With the ignition switch in the ON INFO ( / ) The multi-information display in the (II) position, the multi-information BUTTON instrument panel displays various display changes as shown on the information and messages when the next page each time you press the ignition switch is in the ON (II) INFO ( / ) button or the SEL/...
  • Page 94 Multi-Information Display Main Menu INFO button Go to Customize Menu (See page 95) SEL/RESET button (See page 87) Trip Computer (See page 90) Tire Pressure for each tire (See page 89) U.S. model is shown.
  • Page 95 Multi-Information Display Odometer Trip Meter TRIP METER ODOMETER U.S. model is shown. When the main menu is blank or Trip Computer is displayed, pressing The odometer shows the total This meter shows the number of the SEL/RESET button changes the distance your vehicle has been miles (U.S.) or kilometers (Canada) display to ‘‘odometer/trip meter’’...
  • Page 96 Multi-Information Display To reset a trip meter, display it, and In the customizing mode, you can set Outside Temperature then press and hold the SEL/RESET Trip A and average fuel economy A OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE button until the number resets to to reset at the same time when you ‘‘0.0.’’...
  • Page 97 Multi-Information Display The temperature sensor is in the Engine Oil Life Tire Pressure Monitor front bumper. The temperature reading can be affected by heat ENGINE OIL LIFE reflection from the road surface, engine heat, and the exhaust from surrounding traffic. This can cause an incorrect temperature reading U.S.
  • Page 98 Multi-Information Display Trip Computer INSTANT FUEL MPG (U.S. RANGE This shows the estimated distance models)/INSTANT FUEL L/100 km you can travel on the fuel remaining (Canadian models) This shows your instant fuel in the fuel tank. This distance is economy. estimated from the fuel economy you received over the last several miles (U.S.) or kilometers (Canada),...
  • Page 99 Multi-Information Display AVERAGE SPEED A/B ELAPSED TIME A/B This shows the average speed you This shows the accumulated are traveling in miles per hour (mph) traveling time since you last reset it. for U.S. models or kilometers per hour (km/h) for Canadian models. If you want to reset the ELAPSED TIME manually, go to the trip To reset the AVERAGE SPEED you...
  • Page 100 Multi-Information Display System Messages The system message(s) triggers the When there are several messages to appropriate indicator(s) on the be shown, the system switches the instrument panel, including the messages every 5 seconds. system message indicator, to come The message is shown until you on.
  • Page 101 Multi-Information Display U.S. See page See page See page Canada See page See page U.S. See page See page See page Canada See page See page U.S. U.S. See page See page See page Canada Canada See page CONTINUED...
  • Page 102 Multi-Information Display U.S. See page See page See page Canada See page See page See page See page See page See page See page U.S. See page See page See page Canada See page See page...
  • Page 103 Multi-Information Display Customize Settings If you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) or the LOCK (0) position, or move the shift lever out of Park, the display will change to the normal screen. On Touring models You can customize some vehicle control settings for ‘‘DRIVER 1’’...
  • Page 104 Multi-Information Display Group Setup Menu Item Description Setting Option Page METER SETUP LANGUAGE SELECTION Changes the language used in the display. ENGLISH (P.101) FRENCH SPANISH ADJUST OUTSIDE Changes the outside temperature reading above or 5°F 0°F 5°F TEMP. DISPLAY below its current reading. (U.S.) 3°C 0°C...
  • Page 105 Multi-Information Display Group Setup Menu Item Description Setting Option Page DOOR/WINDOW AUTO DOOR LOCK Changes the setting of when to automatically lock SHIFT FROM P SETUP the doors. WITH VEH SPEED (P.113) AUTO DOOR UNLOCK Changes the setting of when to automatically SHIFT TO P DRIVER DOOR / unlock the driver’s/all the doors.
  • Page 106 Multi-Information Display DEFAULT ALL Touring model is shown. If you want to set the default settings, To set the default settings, press the When DEFAULT ALL is set, you will press the INFO ( / ) button to INFO ( / ) button to select SET see the above display for several select DEFAULT ALL, then press then press the SEL/RESET button.
  • Page 107 Multi-Information Display Customize Settings Each time you press the INFO ( / You can customize some of the ) button, the screen changes as vehicle control settings to your shown on the next page. Press the preference. Here are the settings INFO ( / ) button until you see you can customize: the setup you want to customize,...
  • Page 108 Multi-Information Display METER SETUP (See page 101) POSITION SETUP (See page 106) Select ‘‘EXIT’’ LIGHTING SETUP (See page 108) DOOR/WINDOW SETUP Select (See page 113) Select ‘‘CANCEL’’ ‘‘DEFAULT ALL’’ INFO button SEL/RESET button Touring model is shown.
  • Page 109 Multi-Information Display Meter Setup Here are the three custom settings for the meter setup: LANGUAGE SELECTION ADJUST OUTSIDE TEMP. DISPLAY TRIP A INFO RESET While ‘‘METER SETUP’’ is shown, press the SEL/RESET button to enter the customize mode. Each time you press the INFO ( / ) button, the screen changes as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 110 Multi-Information Display Language Selection There are three language selections Press the SEL/RESET button to see When your selection is successfully you can make: English, French, and the selections. completed, the display changes as Spanish. To choose the language you shown above, and then goes back to want, follow these instructions: Select the desired language by the customize item screen.
  • Page 111 Multi-Information Display Adjust Outside Temp. Display U.S. U.S. Canada Canada If you sometimes find that the Adjust the outside temperature value When your selection is successfully temperature reading is a few by pressing the INFO ( / ) button completed, the display changes as degrees above or below the actual repeatedly.
  • Page 112 Multi-Information Display Trip A Info Reset There are three settings you can choose from: with REFUEL Trip A Info is reset every time you refuel your vehicle. MANUAL ONLY You can reset Trip A Info when you press and hold the SEL/RESET button until the number resets.
  • Page 113 Multi-Information Display When your selection is successfully completed, the display changes as shown above, and then goes back to the customize item screen. If the ‘‘SETTING INCOMPLETE’’ message appears, go back to ‘‘TRIP A INFO RESET’’ and repeat the procedure again.
  • Page 114 Multi-Information Display Position Setup You can customize the MEMORY POSITION LINK setting in position setup. While ‘‘POSITION SETUP’’ is shown, press the SEL/RESET button to enter the customize mode. Each time you press the INFO ( / ) button, the screen changes as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 115 Multi-Information Display Memory Position Link If ‘‘MEMORY POSITION LINK’’ is Press the SEL/RESET button to see When your selection is successfully ‘‘ON,’’ the driver’s seat and outside the selections. completed, the display changes as mirrors move to the positions stored shown above, and then goes back to in the memory when you open the Select ON or OFF by pressing the...
  • Page 116 Multi-Information Display Lighting Setup Here are the three custom settings for the lighting setup: INTERIOR LIGHT DIMMING TIME HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF TIMER AUTO LIGHT SENSITIVITY While ‘‘LIGHTING SETUP’’ is shown, press the SEL/RESET button to enter the customize mode. Each time you press the INFO ( / ) button, the screen changes as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 117 Multi-Information Display Interior Light Dimming Time The interior lights fade out when you Press the SEL/RESET button to see When your selection is successfully close all doors and tailgate. To the selections. completed, the display changes as change how long the lights stay on shown above, and then goes back to before they fade out, follow these Select the desired setting by...
  • Page 118 Multi-Information Display Headlight Auto Off Timer The headlights, parking lights, side marker lights, taillights, and license plate lights go off after the selected time when you remove the key from the ignition switch and close the driver’s door. To change how long the lights stay on before they go off, follow these instructions: You can choose this item to...
  • Page 119 Multi-Information Display Auto Light Sensitivity The headlights automatically come on when the headlight switch is in the AUTO position and the ambient light reaches a changeable level. You can select the auto light sensitivity from the following five levels: The headlights come on when it is bright.
  • Page 120 Multi-Information Display Press the SEL/RESET button to see When your selection is successfully the selections. completed, the display changes as shown above, and then goes back to Select the desired setting by the customize item screen. pressing the INFO ( / ) button, If the ‘‘SETTING INCOMPLETE’’...
  • Page 121 Multi-Information Display Door/Window Setup Here are the six custom settings for the door/window setup: AUTO DOOR LOCK AUTO DOOR UNLOCK KEY AND REMOTE UNLOCK MODE KEYLESS LOCK ACKNOWLEDGMENT SECURITY RELOCK TIMER PTG (POWER TAILGATE) KEYLESS OPEN MODE While ‘‘DOOR/WINDOW SETUP’’ is shown, press the SEL/RESET button to enter the customize mode.
  • Page 122 Multi-Information Display Auto Door Lock There are three settings you can choose from: SHIFT FROM P The doors lock whenever you move the shift lever out of Park. WITH VEH SPEED The doors lock when the vehicle speed reaches about 10 mph (U.S.) and 15 km/h (Canada).
  • Page 123 Multi-Information Display Auto Door Unlock There are three settings you can choose from: SHIFT TO P The driver’s door or all the doors, depending on your selection in the next step, unlock when you move the shift lever to Park with the brake pedal depressed. IGN OFF The driver’s door or all the doors, depending on your...
  • Page 124 Multi-Information Display Press the SEL/RESET button to see If you choose ‘‘SHIFT TO P’’ or ‘‘IGN When your selection is successfully the selections. OFF’’, you will see the above display. completed, the display changes as shown above, and then goes back to Select the desired setting by Press the INFO ( / ) button to the customize item screen.
  • Page 125 Multi-Information Display Key and Remote Unlock Mode To select whether the driver’s or all Press the SEL/RESET button to see When your selection is successfully doors unlock when the remote the selections. completed, the display changes as transmitter or key is used, follow shown above, and then goes back to these instructions.
  • Page 126 Multi-Information Display Keyless Lock Acknowledgment When you push the LOCK button on the remote transmitter, some exterior lights flash, and a beeper sounds when you push the LOCK button again within 5 seconds to verify that the doors and the tailgate are locked and the security system has set (see page ).
  • Page 127 Multi-Information Display Security Relock Timer If you unlock the doors and the tailgate with the remote transmitter, but do not open any of the doors or the tailgate within 30 seconds, the doors and the tailgate automatically relock and the security system sets. You can change this relock time from 30 seconds to 60 or 90 seconds.
  • Page 128 Multi-Information Display PTG (Power Tailgate) Keyless Open Mode You can customize the power tailgate setting not to open without unlocking the tailgate lock first by remote transmitter from the outside. There are two settings you can choose from: ANYTIME The tailgate unlocks and opens when you press and hold the tailgate button on the remote transmitter for 1 second.
  • Page 129 Multi-Information Display You can choose this item to Press the SEL/RESET button to see When your selection is successfully customize from ‘‘DOOR/WINDOW the selections. completed, the display changes as SETUP’’ by pressing the INFO ( / shown above, and then goes back to ) button repeatedly.
  • Page 130: Controls Near The Steering Wheel

    Controls Near the Steering Wheel HEADLIGHT/TURN SIGNAL/ STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS HAZARD WARNING WINDSHIELD FRONT FOG LIGHTS (P.392) BUTTON (P.129) BLUETOOTH WIPERS/WASHERS (P.125) HANDSFREELINK SYSTEM (P.123) VOICE CONTROL BUTTONS VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (P.441, 462) SYSTEM OFF SWITCH (P.534) PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF INDICATOR (P.35) PARKING SENSOR SYSTEM...
  • Page 131: Windshield Wipers And Washers

    Windshield Wipers and Washers Push the right lever up or down to The wipers run at low speed. select a position. The wipers run at high speed. The wipers run at high MIST speed until you release the lever. Windshield Washer Pull the wiper control lever toward you, The wipers are not activated.
  • Page 132: Rear Window Wiper And Washer

    Windshield Wipers and Washers Rear Window Wiper and Washer When you turn the wiper switch to When you shift the transmission to the ‘‘OFF’’ position, the wiper will the reverse position with the front return to its parked position. windshield wipers activated, the rear window wiper operates automatically.
  • Page 133: Turn Signals And Headlights

    Turn Signals and Headlights Turn Signal Push down on the When the light switch is in either of these positions, the lights on left lever to signal a left turn and up to signal a right turn. To signal a lane indicator comes on as a reminder.
  • Page 134 Headlights Even with the automatic lighting Except LX models LIGHT SENSOR AUTO The automatic lighting feature turned on, we recommend feature turns on the headlights and that you turn on the lights manually all other exterior lights, when it when driving at night or in a dense fog, or when you enter dark areas senses low ambient light.
  • Page 135 Headlights Fog Lights Daytime Running Lights On Touring models With the headlight switch off, the If you see a ‘‘CHECK DRL Except LX models Turn the fog lights on and off by daytime running lights come on SYSTEM’’ message on the multi- turning the switch next to the when you turn the ignition switch to information display, there is a...
  • Page 136 Headlights Automatic Lighting Off Feature If you turn the ignition switch to the The lights turn on again when you This feature turns off the headlights, LOCK (0) position with the unlock or open the driver’s door. all other exterior lights, and the headlight switch on, but do not open If you unlock the door, but do not instrument panel lights within 15...
  • Page 137: Hazard Warning Button

    Hazard Warning Button, Rear Window Defogger Hazard Warning Button Rear Window Defogger Make sure the rear window is clear and you have good visibility before starting to drive. The defogger wires on the inside of the rear window can be accidentally damaged.
  • Page 138: Instrument Panel Brightness

    Instrument Panel Brightness You will hear a beep when maximum or minimum brightness is reached. You will also hear a beep when the maximum level is canceled by turning the knob a click to the left. To reduce glare at night, the instrument panel illumination dims when you turn the light switch to .
  • Page 139 Instrument Panel Brightness Brightness can only be adjusted when ambient light is low. On Touring models The level of brightness is shown on the multi-information display while you adjust it. It goes out 5 seconds after you finish adjusting. When the brightness reaches the maximum level, ‘‘BRIGHTNESS MAXIMUM LEVEL’’...
  • Page 140: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Steering Wheel Adjustment Make any steering wheel adjustment Push the lever up to lock the before you start driving. steering wheel in position. Make sure you have securely locked the steering wheel in place Adjusting the steering wheel by trying to move it up, down, in, and out.
  • Page 141: Keys And Locks

    They will not TRANSMITTER have to get a lost key replaced. Use work to start the engine if the only Honda-approved key blanks. circuits are damaged. Protect the keys from direct sunlight, high temperature, and high humidity.
  • Page 142: Immobilizer System

    Immobilizer System The immobilizer system protects The system may not recognize your Do not attempt to alter this system your vehicle from theft. If an key’s coding if another immobilizer or add other devices to it. Electrical improperly coded key (or other key or other metal object (i.e.
  • Page 143 Immobilizer System As required by the FCC: This device complies with Industry This device complies with Part 15 of the Canada Standard RSS-210. FCC rules. Operation is subject to the Operation is subject to the following two Always take the ignition key with you whenever you leave the vehicle alone.
  • Page 144: Ignition Switch

    Ignition Switch If the front wheels are turned, the You will hear a reminder beeper if anti-theft lock may make it difficult you leave the key in the ignition to turn the key. Firmly turn the switch in the LOCK (0) or the steering wheel to the left or right as ACCESSORY (I) position and open you turn the key.
  • Page 145: Door Locks

    Door Locks On Touring models Lock To change the ‘‘KEY AND REMOTE Lock UNLOCK MODE’’ setting, see page Unlock When the vehicle speed reaches about 10 mph (U.S.) and 15 km/h (Canada) or more, all the doors lock automatically. Unlock To change the ‘‘AUTO DOOR LOCK’’...
  • Page 146 Door Locks Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Auto Door Locking To turn off the Auto Door Lock Except Touring models Except Touring models modes: Your vehicle has customizable The auto door locking feature has settings for the doors and tailgate to three possible settings: automatically lock and unlock.
  • Page 147 Door Locks Push and hold the front of the Push and hold the front of the To program the Park Lock mode: master door lock switch on the master door lock switch on the Locks all doors and tailgate when the driver’s door until you hear a click shift lever is moved out of the Park (P) driver’s door.
  • Page 148 Door Locks To program the Drive Lock mode: Push and hold the brake pedal, Auto Door Unlocking Locks all doors and tailgate when the and move the shift lever out of the Except Touring models Park (P) position. The auto door unlocking feature has vehicle’s speed reaches about 10 mph five possible settings: (15 km/h).
  • Page 149 Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the To turn off the Auto Door Unlock To program the Park Unlock mode: master door lock switch on the modes: Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors driver’s door. You will hear a click, and tailgate when the shift lever is and after about 5 seconds, you will moved into the Park (P) position with...
  • Page 150 Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the To program the Ignition Switch Push and hold the brake pedal, master door lock switch on the and move the shift lever out of P. Unlock mode: driver’s door. You will hear a click. Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors Continue to hold down the switch: Push and hold the rear of the...
  • Page 151: Childproof Door Locks

    Door Locks, Tailgate and Glass Hatch Childproof Door Locks Tailgate Lockout Prevention With any door or the tailgate open and the key in the ignition, both master door lock switches are disabled. They are not disabled if all the doors and the tailgate are closed. If you try to lock an open driver’s door by pulling the lock tab rearward the lock tab on the driver’s door pops...
  • Page 152: Power Tailgate

    Tailgate and Glass Hatch Keep the tailgate closed at all times Power Tailgate If the glass hatch is opened, remote while driving to avoid damaging the On EX-L and Touring models transmitter operation is canceled tailgate and to prevent exhaust gas until it is closed.
  • Page 153 Tailgate and Glass Hatch Also check that passengers, Auto-Reverse The power tailgate has an auto- especially children, do not have their reverse feature. If it meets hands on the edge of the tailgate or resistance while opening or closing, on the tailgate sill. The auto reverse it will beep three times and reverse feature stops working when the direction.
  • Page 154 Tailgate and Glass Hatch When the tailgate or the roof is On Touring models On EX-L models covered with snow or ice. If you try to drive off with the To Customize the Power Tailgate tailgate open, a beeper sounds and a Setting Do not install any accessories on the ‘‘TAILGATE OPEN’’...
  • Page 155 Tailgate and Glass Hatch WHEN UNLOCKED In this mode, Press and hold the power tailgate Unlocking the Tailgate you must unlock the tailgate before switch until the PTG buzzer opening it. In addition, the tailgate sounds. (Switch should be held on will not automatically relock when longer than 5 seconds).
  • Page 156: Glass Hatch

    Tailgate and Glass Hatch Glass Hatch On EX-L and Touring models Except EX-L and Touring models GLASS HATCH RELEASE BUTTON To open the glass hatch, press the Make sure the shift lever is in the If you cannot open the tailgate, glass hatch release button on the Park (P) position.
  • Page 157 Tailgate and Glass Hatch The rear wiper will not operate with Keep the tailgate and the glass hatch the glass hatch open. If you open the closed at all times while driving to Except EX-L and Touring models glass hatch while the rear wiper is avoid damaging the tailgate and the operating, the wiper will return to its glass hatch, and to prevent exhaust...
  • Page 158: Remote Transmitter

    Remote Transmitter UNLOCK Press this button once Except EX-L and Touring models On EX-L and Touring models to unlock the driver’s door. Push it twice to unlock the other doors. UNLOCK LOCK UNLOCK LOCK Some exterior lights will flash twice BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON...
  • Page 159 Remote Transmitter When you press the UNLOCK On EX-L and Touring models PANIC Press and hold this button, the front and rear individual TAILGATE Press and hold the button for about 1 second to attract map lights and the cargo area light, TAILGATE button to open or close attention;...
  • Page 160 Remote Transmitter Replacing the Transmitter Battery If it takes several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors and the tailgate, replace the battery BATTERY as soon as possible. Battery type: CR1616 SCREW To replace the battery: Inside the transmitter, separate the inner cover from the keypad Remove the screw at the base of by releasing the two tabs on the...
  • Page 161 Remote Transmitter Remove the old battery, and insert As required by the FCC: Recalling a Memorized Driving a new battery into the back of the Position This device complies with Part 15 of the cover with the side facing down. FCC rules.
  • Page 162 Remote Transmitter, Seats Here are the settings activated with When you unlock and open the Front Seat Power Adjustments the remote: driver’s door with the remote Except LX models transmitter, the driver’s seat (except See pages for important safety Customized settings the power lumbar feature) and information and warnings about how to (see page...
  • Page 163: Seats

    Seats Moves the whole seat up Front Seat Manual Adjustments and forward, or down Except EX-L and Touring models and backward. The front See pages for important safety of the seat also tilts up or information and warnings about how to down at the same time.
  • Page 164 Seats Driver’s Seat Manual Height Adjustment On LX models To adjust the seat forward or To change the seat-back angle, pull backward, pull up on the bar under up on the lever on the outside of the the seat cushion’s front edge. Move seat bottom.
  • Page 165 Seats Head Restraints CUSHION Front See page for important safety information and a warning about improperly positioning head restraints. SEAT- BACK Your vehicle is equipped with head restraints in all seating positions to help protect you and your passengers from the likelihood of whiplash and other injuries.
  • Page 166 Seats Third Row Center Seat Third Row Center Seat Push short side of the cap and pry up Second center and third row on long side of the cap. Push the CUSHION release buttons, then pull the restraint out of the seat-back. LONG SHORT LEGS...
  • Page 167 The driver’s and front passenger’s inspected by a Honda dealer. seats have active head restraints. If Third Row Center Seat the vehicle is struck severely from...
  • Page 168 Install each restraint in its proper location. HANDLE Only use genuine Honda replacement head restraints. To adjust the second row seats To change the seat-back angle of the forward and backward, pull up on the...
  • Page 169 Seats Folding the Second Row Seats Reverse this procedure to return the Third Row Access The left and right halves can be seat to the upright position. Make folded separately. sure the seat is locked securely before driving. To unlatch the detachable anchor before folding the seat-back, insert Make sure that the folded seat-back the latch plate into the slot on the...
  • Page 170 Seats Folding the Third Row Seat Reverse this procedure to return the Use the latch plate to release the seat to the upright position. Make seat belt from the detachable sure the seat is locked securely anchor (see page before driving. Reconnect the seat HANDLE belts to the detachable anchors.
  • Page 171: Detachable Anchor

    Seats Detachable Anchor When the seats are returned to the If any children are riding in the rear upright position, these detachable seats, be sure that any unused seat anchors should be latched back belts are either buckled, the lockable properly.
  • Page 172 Seats SMALL LATCH PLATE Second row and third row center seats LATCH PLATE TRIANGLE MARKS SMALL LATCH PLATE ANCHOR BUCKLE Pull out the small latch plate and the Pull out the outer shoulder belts Line up the triangle marks on the latch plate from each holding slot in from the holding slots.
  • Page 173: Seat Heaters

    Seat Heaters Passenger’s seat Driver’s HEATERS Front seat Second row seat seat To use the heaters, press the seat If equipped On Canadian Touring models Both front seats are equipped with heater switch. The indicator (amber) The outer second row seat cushions seat heaters.
  • Page 174 Seat Heaters Push the right side of the switch, HI, Follow these precautions when using to rapidly heat up the seat. After the the seat heaters: seat reaches a comfortable Heat induced burns are temperature, select LO by pushing Do not use the seat heater in the possible when using seat the left side of the switch.
  • Page 175: Power Windows

    Power Windows The windows will operate for up to To close either front window fully, DRIVER’S WINDOW MAIN SWITCH 10 minutes after you turn off the pull back the window switch firmly SWITCH ignition switch. Opening either front to the second detent, then release it. door cancels this function.
  • Page 176 Power Windows AUTO REVERSE If either front If your vehicle’s battery is Opening the Windows and window senses any obstacle while it disconnected or goes dead, or the Moonroof with the Remote is closing automatically, it will driver’s window fuse is removed, the Transmitter AUTO function may be disabled.
  • Page 177 Power Windows Opening/Closing the Windows Turn the key clockwise again, and To close the windows and the and Moonroof with the Key hold it. All four windows and the moonroof further, turn and hold moonroof start to open. To stop the key again (within 10 seconds the windows and the moonroof, of step 2).
  • Page 178: Moonroof

    Moonroof To tilt up the moonroof, push on the AUTO REVERSE If the center of the moonroof switch. To moonroof runs into any obstacle stop the moonroof from tilting up while it is closing automatically, it fully, push the switch briefly. will reverse direction and then stop.
  • Page 179: Parking Brake

    Moonroof, Parking Brake You can open and close the Parking Brake moonroof for up to 10 minutes after RELEASE HANDLE you turn off the ignition switch. Driving the vehicle with the parking Opening either front door cancels brake applied can damage the rear this function.
  • Page 180: Mirrors

    Mirrors Adjusting the Power Mirrors SELECTOR SWITCH SENSOR INDICATOR AUTO BUTTON ADJUSTMENT SWITCH Keep the inside and outside mirrors On EX-L and Touring models clean and adjusted for best visibility. The inside mirror can automatically Turn the ignition switch to the ON Be sure to adjust the mirrors before darken to reduce glare.
  • Page 181 Mirrors Push the appropriate edge of the Reverse Tilt Door Mirror Heated Mirrors adjustment switch to move the On Touring models mirror right, left, up, or down. Both outside door mirrors have a HEATED MIRROR BUTTON reverse tilt feature. When in reverse, When you finish, move the the selected mirror will tilt down selector switch to the center (off)
  • Page 182: Driving Position Memory System

    Driving Position Memory System On Touring models Storing a Driving Position in MEMORY BUTTONS Your vehicle has a memory feature Memory for the driver’s seat and outside Store a driving position only when mirror positions. the vehicle is parked. Two seat and outside mirror Turn the ignition switch to the ON positions can be stored in separate (II) position.
  • Page 183 Driving Position Memory System To cancel the storing procedure Selecting a Memorized Position To stop the system’s automatic after pressing the SET button, do To select a memorized position, do adjustment, do any of these actions: any of the following: this: Press any button on the control Fail to press a memory button...
  • Page 184: Interior Lights

    Interior Lights Light Control Switch When the switch is in the OFF position: When the switch is in the door activated position: DOOR ACTIVATED POSITION The individual door lights will operate when a door is opened. The individual map lights come on when any door or the tailgate is The individual map lights in the opened, or when the remote...
  • Page 185 Interior Lights After all doors are closed tightly, the When the light control switch is in the Individual Map Lights lights dim slightly, then fade out in position: about 30 seconds. Front All the individual map lights come on On Touring models and stay on as long as the switch To change the ‘‘INTERIOR LIGHT remains in the ON position.
  • Page 186 Interior Lights Cargo Area Light Individual Interior Lights The courtesy lights in all four doors come on when you open any door. The light around the ignition switch only comes on when you open the driver’s door. After you close the door, the ignition switch light stays on for several seconds.
  • Page 187: Interior Convenience Items

    Interior Convenience Items INTEGRATED SUNSHADE ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET SUNGLASSES HOLDER CONVERSATION MIRROR COAT HOOK VANITY MIRROR GROCERY HOOK SUN VISOR GLOVE BOX ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET BEVERAGE HOLDERS CONSOLE COMPARTMENT ARMREST/BEVERAGE HOLDER STORAGE COMPARTMENTS : If equipped...
  • Page 188: Center Console

    Interior Convenience Items Center Console Console Compartments LEVER CONSOLE FRONT COMPARTMENT CONSOLE REAR COMPARTMENT Your vehicle has a multi-function To open the front of the console To open the rear of the console center console. It includes beverage compartment, squeeze the knob, and compartment, pull up on the lever holders, storage compartments, an push it forward.
  • Page 189: Beverage Holders

    Interior Convenience Items There is a removable partition in the Beverage Holders Spilled liquids can damage the main compartment area. The Be careful when you are using the upholstery, carpeting, and electrical partition can be used to divide the beverage holders. A spilled liquid components in the interior.
  • Page 190: Storage Compartment

    Interior Convenience Items Storage Compartment BEVERAGE HOLDER To open the beverage holder, The center seat-back in the second squeeze the knob, and slide the row is equipped with an armrest that To open the compartment, pull the cover forward. provides the beverage holder. Pivot lever and lift the lid.
  • Page 191: Glove Box

    Interior Convenience Items Glove Box Integrated Sunshades Sunglasses Holder Open the glove box by pulling up on On Touring models the handle. Close it with a firm push. Lock or unlock the glove box with HOOK the master key. The glove box light comes on when the parking lights are on.
  • Page 192: Conversation Mirror

    Interior Convenience Items Conversation Mirror Sun Visor Slide SUN VISOR You may also store small items in On EX-L and Touring models To use the sun visor, pull it down. this holder. Make sure they are The sunglasses holder uses a convex When using the sun visor for the small enough to let the holder close mirror for its bottom panel.
  • Page 193: Vanity Mirror

    Interior Convenience Items Vanity Mirror Coat Hooks To use the vanity mirror on the back These hooks are not designed for of the sun visor, pull up the cover. large or heavy items.
  • Page 194: Accessory Power Sockets

    Interior Convenience Items Accessory Power Sockets Each socket is intended to supply power for 12 volt DC accessories that are rated 120 watts or less (10 amps). When more than one socket is being used, the combined power rating of the accessories should be 120 watts or less (10 amps).
  • Page 195: Ac Power Outlet

    Interior Convenience Items AC Power Outlet Always run the engine when you use the AC power outlet. Rear The maximum capacity for this power outlet is 115 volt AC at 150 watts or less. If you use an appliance which requires more than 150 watts, it automatically stops supplying the power.
  • Page 196: Cargo Floor Storage Compartment

    Interior Convenience Items NOTE: The AC power outlet is not Cargo Floor Storage Cargo Net designed for electric appliances Compartment On Touring models which require high initial peak Additional storage space for large wattage such as cathode-ray tube items can be accessed by strapping type televisions, refrigerators, the cargo floor to the seat back.
  • Page 197 Interior Convenience Items The maximum load on the cargo net is 22 lbs on U.S. models, and 10 kg on Canadian models. This is shown Do not use this cargo net if the on a label back of the cargo area third row seats are folded down.
  • Page 199: Features

    Features The heating and air conditioning Playing a Disc ........ . 219 Protecting Your Discs ....332 system in your vehicle provides a Disc Player Error Messages ..226 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) comfortable driving environment in EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models Audio ..........
  • Page 200 Vents, Heating, and A/C U.S. LX models TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL MAX A/C BUTTON FAN CONTROL BUTTONS AIR CONDITIONING RECIRCULATION (A/C) BUTTON BUTTON WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER BUTTON REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER BUTTON MODE CONTROL BUTTONS ON/OFF BUTTON REAR PASSENGER FAN CONTROL/ COMPARTMENT OFF BUTTON TEMPERATURE CONTROL BUTTONS MODE CONTROL BUTTONS...
  • Page 201 Vents, Heating, and A/C Fan Control Air Conditioning (A/C) Button Recirculation Button Press the button to increase This button turns the air When the indicator in the button is the fan speed and airflow. Press the conditioning on and off. You will see on, air from the vehicle’s interior is button to decrease it.
  • Page 202 Vents, Heating, and A/C Rear Window Defogger Air flows from the floor The system automatically Button vents. When you select , the turns on the A/C and switches to This button turns the rear window system automatically switches to Recirculation mode. Air flows from defogger on and off (see page fresh air mode.
  • Page 203 Vents, Heating, and A/C Ventilation Using the Heater Using the A/C The ventilation system draws in The heater uses engine coolant to Air conditioning places an extra load outside air, circulates it through the warm the air. If the engine is cold, it on the engine.
  • Page 204 Vents, Heating, and A/C If the interior is very warm, you can To Defog and Defrost To Remove Exterior Frost or Ice cool it down more rapidly by partially To remove fog from the inside of the From the Windows opening the windows, turning on the windows: Select...
  • Page 205 Vents, Heating, and A/C To Turn Everything Off Rear Control Panel To turn the system completely off, press the ON/OFF button. Keep the system completely off for short periods only. To keep stale air and mustiness from collecting, you should have REAR PASSENGER FAN CONTROL/ the fan running at all times.
  • Page 206 Vents, Heating, and A/C Fan Control Mode Control To shut off the rear A/C unit, press Press the fan control button When is selected, air flows the OFF button until the system to increase the fan speed and airflow. from the upper vents on the back of shuts off.
  • Page 207: Climate Control System

    Climate Control System Except U.S. LX models FRONT CONTROL PANEL MODE BUTTON FAN CONTROL BUTTONS ON/OFF BUTTON RECIRCULATION BUTTON DRIVER’S SIDE TEMPERATURE WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER BUTTON CONTROL DIAL FRONT PASSENGER’S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL AUTO BUTTON SYNC BUTTON AIR CONDITIONING REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/ (A/C) BUTTON HEATED MIRROR BUTTON REAR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT...
  • Page 208 Climate Control System Voice Control System Using Automatic Climate Control The system automatically selects On vehicles with navigation system The automatic climate control the proper mix of conditioned The climate control system for your system in your vehicle maintains the and/or heated air that will, as vehicle can also be operated using interior temperature you select.
  • Page 209 Climate Control System When you set the temperature to its On vehicles with navigation system Rear Lock Button lower limit ( ) or its upper limit In the Auto mode, the vehicle’s When this button is on, you will see ), the system runs at full interior temperature is LOCK on the system display.
  • Page 210 Climate Control System SYNC Button To Turn Everything Off Semi-automatic Operation When you press this button, the To turn the system completely off, You can manually select various indicator comes on, and the press the ON/OFF button. functions of the climate control passenger’s side temperature and system when it is in fully automatic the rear passenger compartment...
  • Page 211 Climate Control System Fan Control The system should be left in fresh Recirculation Button Press the button to increase When the indicator in the button is air mode under almost all conditions. the fan speed and airflow. Press the on, air from the vehicle’s interior is Keeping the system in recirculation button to decrease it.
  • Page 212 Climate Control System Rear Window Defogger Airflow is divided between For your safety, make sure you have the floor and corner vents and the a clear view through all the windows Button This button turns the rear window defroster vents at the base of the before driving.
  • Page 213 Climate Control System Rear Climate Controls REAR CONTROL PANEL REAR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE AUTO BUTTON FAN CONTROL/ REAR PASSENGER OFF BUTTON COMPARTMENT TEMPERATURE CONTROL BUTTONS MODE BUTTON REAR LOCK BUTTON Rear Lock Button Temperature Control When this button is on, you will see Press the temperature control LOCK on the system display.
  • Page 214 Climate Control System Fan Control Automatic Operation Press the fan control button Pressing the AUTO button puts the to increase the fan speed and airflow. system in automatic operation mode. Press the button to The rear system automatically decrease it. The level of the fan adjusts the fan speed and airflow speed is shown in the display.
  • Page 215 Climate Control System Triple Zone Temperature Control The temperatures of the driver’s side Driver’s side Passenger’s side and the front passenger’s side can be controlled independently. When the REAR LOCK button is off, the temperature of the rear passenger compartment can be controlled independently.
  • Page 216 Climate Control System Sunlight and Temperature Sensors SUNLIGHT SENSOR TEMPERATURE/HUMIDITY SENSOR The climate control system has two sensors: a sunlight sensor on top of the dashboard, and a temperature and humidity sensor next to the steering column. Do not cover the sensors or spill any liquid on them.
  • Page 217 Audio System An audio system is standard on all Without Navigation system models. Read the appropriate pages (as shown below) to use your vehicle’s audio system. U.S. LX models U.S. EX and Canadian LX models For LX models, see pages through For vehicles without navigation system, see pages...
  • Page 218 Audio System Without Navigation system Canadian EX models EX-L models without Rear EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System Entertainment System...
  • Page 219 Audio System With Navigation system U.S. EX-L models Touring models...
  • Page 220 Playing the FM/AM Radio (U.S. LX model) DISPLAY FM BUTTON AM BUTTON /VOL (POWER/VOLUME) KNOB TITLE BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS PRESET BUTTONS A.SEL (AUTO SELECT) BUTTON FOLDER BAR SCAN BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON TUNE/ (SOUND) KNOB...
  • Page 221 Playing the FM/AM Radio (U.S. LX model) To Play the Radio To Select a Station Each time you press and release The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to either of the SKIP buttons ( ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.
  • Page 222 Playing the FM/AM Radio (U.S. LX model) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are To turn off auto select , press the store one frequency on AM and two traveling and can no longer receive A. SEL (auto select) button. This frequencies on FM.
  • Page 223 Playing the FM/AM Radio (U.S. LX model) Radio Data System (RDS) To switch the function between on If the station you are listening to is On the FM band, you can select a and off, press and release the TITLE not an RDS station, the display favorite station and display the button.
  • Page 224 Playing the FM/AM Radio (U.S. LX model) Radio Data System (RDS) Category CLASSIC: Classical music RDS Program Search On the FM band selected, you can JAZZ: Jazz This function searches up and down select the program category INFO: News, information, sports, a frequency for the strongest signal provided by the RDS.
  • Page 225 Playing the FM/AM Radio (U.S. LX model) If you do nothing, the system will You can use the RDS program RDS Program SCAN The scan function samples all scan for the next strong station and search or scan function even if the stations with strong signals on the play it for 10 seconds.
  • Page 226 Playing the FM/AM Radio (U.S. LX model) Adjusting the Sound Adjusts the volume level (SOUND) knob to adjust the Press the TUNE/ (SOUND) based on the vehicle speed. setting to your liking. If you feel the knob repeatedly to display the BASS, sound is too loud, choose low.
  • Page 227: Playing A Disc

    Playing a Disc (U.S. LX model) DISPLAY CD BUTTON TITLE BUTTON DISC EJECT BUTTON /VOL (POWER/VOLUME) KNOB FOLDER BAR RPT/RDM (REPEAT/RANDOM) BAR SCAN BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON TUNE/ (SOUND) KNOB...
  • Page 228 Playing a Disc (U.S. LX model) To Play a Disc The CD player can play CD-Rs and NOTE: To load or play a disc, the ignition CD-RWs compressed in MP3, WMA If a file on an MP3 or WMA disc is switch must be in the ACCESSORY or AAC formats.
  • Page 229 Playing a Disc (U.S. LX model) Depending on the software the files To Load a Disc Text Data Display Function were made with, it may not be Insert a disc about halfway into the Each time you press the TITLE possible to play some files, or display disc slot.
  • Page 230 Playing a Disc (U.S. LX model) The display shows up to about 14 You will also see some text data To Change or Select Tracks/Files characters of selected text data (the under these conditions: You can use the SKIP buttons while folder name, file name, etc.).
  • Page 231 Playing a Disc (U.S. LX model) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode RANDOM (Random within a FOLDER SELECTION This feature, disc) This feature plays the FOLDER-REPEAT select a different folder, press either when activated, replays all files in tracks within a disc (the files in MP3 side of the FOLDER bar.
  • Page 232 Playing a Disc (U.S. LX model) In MP3 or WMA mode SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER-RANDOM This The scan function samples all tracks F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This feature, when activated, plays all (files in MP3 or WMA) on the disc in feature, when activated, samples the files in the selected folder in random the order they are recorded on the...
  • Page 233 Playing a Disc (U.S. LX model) To Stop Playing a Disc If you turn the system off while a Press the eject button ( ) to disc is playing, either with the remove the disc. If you eject the disc, power/volume knob or by turning but do not remove it from the slot, off the ignition switch, the disc will...
  • Page 234: Disc Player Error Messages

    Disc Player Error Messages (U.S. LX model) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. Track/File format not Current track will be skipped. The next UNSUPPORTED If you see an error message in the supported...
  • Page 235 Audio System (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Selector Knob The knob turns left and right. Use it SETUP Display to scroll through lists, or to make To select any setting such as the Without rear entertainment system selections or adjustments to a list or clock or sound adjustment, press the RETURN BUTTON...
  • Page 236: Playing The Fm/Am Radio

    Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) U.S. EX and Canadian LX models AM BUTTON FM BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB TITLE BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS PRESET BUTTONS ALBUM/FOLDER BAR SCAN BUTTON SETUP BUTTON RETURN BUTTON SELECTOR KNOB...
  • Page 237 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Canadian EX models EX-L models EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System PRESET BUTTONS AM/FM BUTTON CATEGORY BAR AM/FM BUTTON POWER/ FOLDER AM/FM BUTTON POWER/ CATEGORY VOLUME VOLUME TITLE KNOB KNOB...
  • Page 238 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) To Play the Radio To Select a Station SKIP The skip function searches The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to up and down from the current ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.
  • Page 239 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) SCAN The scan function samples Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are all stations with strong signals on the store one frequency on AM and two traveling and can no longer receive selected band.
  • Page 240 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) You will see ‘‘0’’ displayed if auto Radio Data System (RDS) U.S. EX and Canadian LX models select cannot find a strong station for On the FM band, you can select a every preset button.
  • Page 241 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) If the station you are listening to is CLASSIC: Classical music Radio Data System (RDS) Category not an RDS station, the display On the FM band selected, you can JAZZ: Jazz continues to show the frequency select the program category...
  • Page 242 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) RDS Program Search RDS Program SCAN If the system does not find a station, This function searches up and down The scan function samples all ‘‘No selected category found’’ or a frequency for the strongest signal stations with strong signals on the ‘‘NOTHING’’...
  • Page 243 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Adjusting the Sound setting. Press the selector knob again to set your setting. On U.S. EX and Canadian LX models On EX-L and Canadian EX models BASS Adjusts the bass.
  • Page 244 Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Each mode is shown in the display as Speed-sensitive Volume Audio System Lighting it changes. Turn the selector knob to You can use the instrument panel Compensation (SVC) adjust the setting to your liking.
  • Page 245: Playing The Xm Radio

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) EX-L models EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System XM BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB XM BUTTON TITLE BUTTON TITLE BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS POWER/VOLUME PRESET CATEGORY BAR PRESET KNOB BUTTONS BUTTONS SKIP BAR SKIP BAR CATEGORY SCAN BUTTON SCAN...
  • Page 246 Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving Operating the XM Radio You can also change the mode from XM Radio anywhere in the United To listen to XM Radio, turn the the setup menu. Press the SETUP States and Canada, except Hawaii, ignition switch to the ACCESSORY button to display the setup menu.
  • Page 247 Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) TUNE Turn the selector knob to CATEGORY ( Press change channel selections. Turn the either side of the CATEGORY bar to knob right for higher numbered select another category. channels and left for lower numbered channels.
  • Page 248 Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) Preset You can store up to 12 Repeat steps 2 and 3 to store the ‘‘UNAUTHORIZED’’ preset channels using the six preset first six channels. encryption code is being updated. buttons. Each button stores one Wait until the encryption code is channel from the XM1 band and one Press the...
  • Page 249 Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) The XM satellites are in orbit over the equator; therefore, objects south Signal may be blocked by Signal weaker in mountains or large obstacles to these areas. of the vehicle may cause satellite the south.
  • Page 250 Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) Driving on a single lane road Receiving XM Radio Service After you’ve registered with XM alongside dense trees taller than If your XM Radio service has expired Radio, keep your audio system in the 50 ft.
  • Page 251: Playing A Disc

    Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) U.S. EX and Canadian LX models DISC SLOT CD BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB TITLE BUTTON EJECT BUTTON ALBUM/FOLDER BAR SKIP BAR SCAN BUTTON SETUP BUTTON RETURN BUTTON SELECTOR KNOB CONTINUED...
  • Page 252 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Canadian EX models EX-L models EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System CATEGORY BAR POWER/VOLUME KNOB FOLDER BAR POWER/VOLUME CD BUTTON DISC SLOT KNOB EJECT TITLE BUTTON CATEGORY BAR CD BUTTON EJECT BUTTON BUTTON...
  • Page 253 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) To Play a Disc Title information will be displayed by The CD player can play CD-Rs and To load or play a disc, the ignition a list when the information is found CD-RWs compressed in MP3, WMA switch must be in the ACCESSORY in the Gracenote Album Info...
  • Page 254 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) NOTE: Text Data Display Function With the folder name, you will see If a file on a WMA disc is protected On U.S. EX and Canadian LX models the FOLDER indicator in the display.
  • Page 255 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) If the text data has more than 16 You will also see some text data When playing a CD-DA with text characters, you will see the first 16 under these conditions: data, the album and track name are characters and the...
  • Page 256 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Loading Discs SKIP Each time you press and When you insert a CD for the first Insert a disc about halfway into the release the side of the SKIP bar, time, the recording CD prompt will disc slot.
  • Page 257 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode Turn the selector knob to select an To Select Repeat, Random or Scan FOLDER SELECTION appropriate repeat, random or scan Mode: select a different folder, press either mode, then press the selector knob side ( ) of the FOLDER bar...
  • Page 258 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) REPEAT TRACK RANDOM IN FOLDER This continuously replay a track (file in feature, when activated, plays the MP3, WMA or AAC mode), select files within the current folder in Repeat Track or Repeat One Track random order, rather than in the U.S.
  • Page 259 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) RANDOM (Random in Disc) SCAN TRACK (Scan Tracks) SCAN FOLDER (Scan Folders) This feature plays the tracks on disc The SCAN function samples all the This function samples the first file in (the files in MP3, WMA or AAC tracks on the disc in the order they each folder on the disc in the order...
  • Page 260 Playing a Disc (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) To turn this feature off, press and To Stop Playing a Disc Protecting Discs hold the SCAN button for more than To take the system out of the disc For information on how to handle 2 seconds, or press and release the mode, press one of the other source...
  • Page 261: Disc Player Error Messages

    Disc Player Error Messages (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. Track/File format not Current track will be skipped. The next UNSUPPORTED If you see an error message in the supported...
  • Page 262: Playing Cd Library Audio

    Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) U.S. EX and Canadian LX models CDL BUTTON DISC SLOT EJECT BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB SKIP BAR ALBUM/FOLDER BAR SCAN BUTTON SETUP BUTTON RETURN BUTTON SELECTOR KNOB...
  • Page 263 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Canadian EX models EX-L models EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System CDL BUTTON CATEGORY BAR FOLDER BAR POWER/ CDL BUTTON CATEGORY CDL BUTTON POWER/ VOLUME VOLUME DISC SLOT EJECT BUTTON DISC SLOT KNOB...
  • Page 264 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) If equipped Music data recorded in the CD Recording function from following The CD Library Audio function can Library can only be used for media is not supported. record tracks from music CDs to the personal use.
  • Page 265 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Recording a Music CD to CD NOTE: Library Please note that there will be no compensation offered in the case U.S. EX and Canadian LX models of unsuccessful recording of audio U.S.
  • Page 266 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) You can listen to tracks from other Changing the Recording Settings Each time you press and release the albumlists that have already been selector knob, this feature turns on To Stop Displaying the Recording CD recorded while recording.
  • Page 267 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) To Record a CD Manually U.S. EX and Canadian LX models U.S. EX and Canadian LX models U.S. EX and Canadian LX models EX-L and Canadian EX models EX-L and Canadian EX models EX-L and Canadian EX models Insert a CD that has not been...
  • Page 268 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Playing Tracks in CD Library Changing a Track/Albumlist Fast Forwarding and Rewinding To play tracks in the CD Library, To fast forward, press and hold the push the CD-L button until the CD Folder Bar or Category Bar side of the SKIP bar.
  • Page 269 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) To Select Repeat, Random or REPEAT TRACK RANDOM ALBUMS (Random in Scan Mode: continuously replay a track, select Albums) This feature, when ‘‘Repeat Track’’ or ‘‘Repeat One activated, plays the tracks within the Track’’...
  • Page 270 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) SCAN TRK (Scan Tracks) SCAN ALBUM This function Deleting an Album SCAN function samples all the samples the first track in each Press the SETUP button and turn tracks on the albumlist in the order albumlist in the order they are stored.
  • Page 271 Library Setup,’’ then press the NOTE: selector knob. Consult your dealer, or visit On EX-L and Canadian EX models www.honda.com (in U.S.), or Select ‘‘Yes’’ on the confirmation Turn the selector knob to ‘‘GET (in Canada), to acquire screen, and press the selector www.honda.ca...
  • Page 272 Playing CD Library Audio (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Checking Album Info DB Version Gracenote Music Recognition Press the SETUP button and turn Service (CDDB) the selector knob to ‘‘CD Library Setup,’’ then press the selector knob.
  • Page 273: Playing An Ipod

    Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) USB INDICATOR ALBUM ART Canadian EX models EX-L models EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON KNOB KNOB KNOB SKIP BAR SKIP BAR SKIP BAR SETUP BUTTON...
  • Page 274 Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) Model Software To Play an iPod The audio system reads and plays iPod 5th Ver. 1.3 or more This audio system can select and playable sound files on the iPod. The play the audio files on the iPod with system cannot operate an iPod as a generation...
  • Page 275 Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) Use only compatible iPods with the Connecting an iPod latest software. iPods that are not compatible will not work in this audio USB ADAPTER CABLE DOCK CONNECTOR unit. NOTE: Do not connect your iPod using a hub.
  • Page 276 Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) If the iPod indicator does not appear To Change or Select Files in the audio display, check the Use the SKIP bar while an iPod is connections, and try to reconnect the playing to select passages and iPod a few times.
  • Page 277 Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) If you select ‘‘ALL’’ on the artists list, The track order that appears at this the albums list is displayed. time varies depending on the iPod model and software. The display shows items on the selected list.
  • Page 278 Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) To Select Repeat or Shuffle Mode: Turn the selector knob to select a play mode: Normal Play, Repeat One Track, Shuffle All, Shuffle Repeat, Shuffle Albums, or Shuffle Album Repeat, then press the selector knob to set your selection.
  • Page 279 Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) Shuffle All This feature plays all Shuffle Albums This feature NOTE: available files in a selected list plays all available albums in a Available operating functions vary on (playlists, artists, albums, songs, selected list (playlists, artists, albums, models or versions.
  • Page 280: Ipod Error Messages

    Playing an iPod (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) To Stop Playing Your iPod The displayed message may iPod Error Messages To take the system out of the iPod vary on models or versions. On If you see an error message in the mode, press one of the other source some models, there is no display, see page...
  • Page 281 iPod Error Messages (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) If you see an error message on the Error Message Solution audio display while playing an iPod, find the solution in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error There is a problem with the USB adapter unit.
  • Page 282: Playing A Usb Flash Memory Device

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) USB INDICATOR ALBUM ART Canadian EX models EX-L models EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON KNOB KNOB KNOB SKIP BAR SKIP BAR...
  • Page 283 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) To Play a USB Flash Memory The recommended USB flash NOTE: Device memory devices are 256 MB or Do not use a device such as a card This audio system can select and higher, and formatted with the FAT reader or hard drive as the device...
  • Page 284 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) We recommend backing up your Some devices cannot be powered Some versions of MP3, WMA, or data before playing a USB flash or charged via the USB adapter. If AAC format may not be supported.
  • Page 285 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) When the USB flash memory device Connecting a USB Flash Memory is connected, the USB indicator is Device shown in the display. USB ADAPTER CABLE If a file on your USB flash memory device has an album art, it will be shown in the display.
  • Page 286 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) To Change or Select Files Use the SKIP bar while a USB flash memory device is playing to select passages and change files. SKIP Each time you press and release the side of the SKIP bar, the system skips forward to the...
  • Page 287 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) If you select ‘‘ALL’’ on the artists list, Turn the selector knob to select a To Select Repeat or Random Mode: the albums list is displayed. play mode: Normal Play, Repeat One Track, Random All or Random Repeat, then press the selector knob...
  • Page 288 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) Random All This feature plays To Stop Playing a USB Flash all available files in a selected list Memory Device (artists, albums, songs or genres) in To take the system out of the USB random order.
  • Page 289: Usb Flash Memory Device Error

    USB Flash Memory Device Error Messages (EX-L and Canadian EX models without navigation system) If you see an error message on the Error Message Solution audio display while playing a USB flash memory device, find the solution in the chart to the right. If There is a problem with the USB adapter unit.
  • Page 290: Audio System

    Bluetooth Audio System (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) U.S. EX and Canadian LX models Bluetooth Indicator CD/AUX BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB SKIP BAR SETUP BUTTON RETURN BUTTON SELECTOR KNOB...
  • Page 291 Bluetooth Audio System (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) Bluetooth Indicator Canadian EX models EX-L models EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON POWER/VOLUME USB/AUX BUTTON KNOB KNOB KNOB SKIP BAR SKIP BAR SKIP BAR RETURN BUTTON SETUP BUTTON...
  • Page 292 You can This message will go off when the find an approved phone by visiting phone is recognized, then the system handsfreelink.honda.com or call 888- Make sure that your phone is paired begins to play. 528-7876. In Canada, visit www.
  • Page 293: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Audio System (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) NOTE: The text display function In the following conditions, the To skip a file may not be available on some phone display shows ‘‘No Connect’’ Press the side of the SKIP bar devices.
  • Page 294 Bluetooth Audio System (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) To pause or resume a file NOTE: The pause function may not Repeat One Track This feature The resume/pause mode can stop be available on some phone devices. continuously plays a file.
  • Page 295 Bluetooth Audio System (EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models without navigation system) As required by the FCC: To switch to HFL mode To turn off the Bluetooth Audio If you receive a call when the mode This device complies with Part 15 of the Bluetooth Audio is playing, press the To take the system out of the...
  • Page 296: Wallpaper Setup

    Wallpaper Setup EX-L and Canadian EX models Import Picture from USB The wallpaper setup function can change, store or delete the wallpaper on the display. You can store up to five pictures from USB flash memory devices. Two default wallpapers are already stored. On vehicles with navigation system Refer to the navigation system manual for operation of the...
  • Page 297 Wallpaper Setup Turn the selector knob to select a NOTE: desired picture, then press the If you choose an incompatible knob to import the picture. picture, such as one that is too ‘‘Loading Picture’’ message will large or in an unsupported format, appear on the display.
  • Page 298 Select ‘‘Yes’’ to delete You cannot import images while You can also select ‘‘Default completely. driving. Wallpaper’’ (Honda logo) or ‘‘Clock’’ (analog) on the list. You can confirm the wallpaper which you selected. Press the DISPLAY button, and select Wallpaper by turning and pressing the selector knob.
  • Page 299: Display Setup

    Display Setup EX-L models without navigation system and Canadian EX models To adjust the display, highlight ‘‘Display Setup’’ from the setup menu with the selector knob. You can adjust these display settings: Brightness Contrast Menu Color Press the SETUP button to display the setup menu.
  • Page 300 Display Setup Display Button Audio Display Trip Computer When you select the trip computer, Without rear entertainment system the display shows the instant fuel economy, average fuel economy, distance (trip meter), average speed, DISPLAY BUTTON elapsed time, and range. SELECTOR KNOB For information on instant fuel With rear entertainment system...
  • Page 301 Display Setup Trip Computer Reset Wallpaper When you select ‘‘Wallpaper,’’ the display changes to your favorite screen. The minimum display information also appear on the upper part of the screen. See page how to set up the wallpaper. Average Speed This shows the average speed you You can reset all data on the Trip are traveling in miles per hour (mph)
  • Page 302 Display Setup, Setting the Clock Minimum Display On Vehicles without Navigation Setting the Clock When you select ‘‘Minimum Display,’’ System you will see only the compass, audio If your vehicle’s battery is status, and clock on the upper part of disconnected or goes dead, you may the display.
  • Page 303: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock To set the time, press and release EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models the CLOCK button. The display U.S. EX and Canadian LX models Canadian EX models will change to the clock adjust screen. You can also set the time from the CLOCK BUTTON setup menu.
  • Page 304 Setting the Clock Turn the selector knob to change On vehicles with navigation system the setting between 12H and 24H, The navigation system receives U.S. EX and Canadian LX models and count the numbers up or down. signals from the global positioning system (GPS), and the displayed To enter the clock setting, press time is updated automatically by the...
  • Page 305: Setting The Language

    Setting the Language EX-L models without navigation system Turn the selector knob to the language you want, then press the and Canadian LX models selector knob to change the display. U.S. EX and Canadian LX models Press and release the RETURN button to go back to the setup menu.
  • Page 306 Audio System (Models with navigation system) Interface Dial Voice Control System ENTER Most audio system functions can still The audio system, including the be controlled by standard buttons, music search feature Song By dials, and knobs, but some functions Voice , can be operated by voice can only be accessed using the control.
  • Page 307: Bluetooth

    Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) AUDIO SCREEN Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system AM/FM BUTTON AM/FM PRESET PRESET BUTTON TITLE BUTTONS BUTTONS BUTTON POWER/ VOLUME TUNE/SOUND TUNE/SOUND POWER/ KNOB KNOB KNOB VOLUME KNOB SCAN BUTTON SCAN BUTTON AUDIO...
  • Page 308 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) To Play the FM/AM Radio The band and frequency that the radio was last tuned to are shown on the display. To change bands, press STEREO INDICATOR BAND the AM/FM button. You can also change bands by pushing the interface selector up.
  • Page 309 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) SKIP (SEEK) The skip (seek) To scan with the interface dial, push function searches up and down from the interface selector down, and turn the current frequency to find a the interface dial to select Scan, then station with a strong signal.
  • Page 310 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) Preset Each preset button or A.SEL on the screen and the system preset icon can store one frequency A.SEL INDICATOR goes into auto select mode for on AM and two frequencies on FM. several seconds.
  • Page 311 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) For information on FM/AM radio Radio Data System (RDS) frequencies and reception, see page On the FM band, you can select a favorite station and display the program service name provided by the radio data system (RDS).
  • Page 312 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) If the station you are listening to is Radio Data System (RDS) Category ALL: All RDS category stations not an RDS station, the audio screen ROCK: Rock, classic rock and soft and the center display continue to rock music show the frequency.
  • Page 313 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) If the system does not find a station, RDS Category Search This function searches up and down ‘‘NOTHING’’ blinks for about five for strong signal frequencies that seconds, then the system goes back carry the selected RDS category to the last selected station.
  • Page 314 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial to the desired RDS Category SCAN SEEK/SCAN ICON (RDS Search mode) RDS category. The scan function samples all stations with strong signals on the While the RDS category is selected, selected RDS category one by one.
  • Page 315 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) While the RDS category is selected, Radio Text Display SEEK/SCAN ICON (RDS Search mode) move the interface selector to the This function displays the radio text left or the right to select SCAN. information of the selected RDS Then press ENTER to activate the station.
  • Page 316 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) TEXT INDICATOR READ RADIO TEXT To activate radio text display, use The display shows up to 64 the interface dial. Push the interface characters on the selected RDS selector down, and turn the interface station.
  • Page 317 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) Adjusting the Sound BASS, TREBLE, BALANCE, and FADER are each adjustable. You can also adjust the strength of the sound coming from the center and subwoofer speakers. In addition, you can set the Dolby PL (ProLogic) II and Speed-sensitive volume compensation (SVC).
  • Page 318 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) Turn the TUNE/SOUND knob or FADER/BALANCE These CENTER/SUBWOOFER interface knob to adjust the setting modes adjust the strength of the adjust the strength of the sound to your liking. You can check the sound coming from each speaker.
  • Page 319 Playing the FM/AM Radio (Models with navigation system) Dolby PL (ProLogic) II Dolby NOTE: In some audio playing modes Speed-sensitive Volume PL (ProLogic) II signal processing (XM, AUX), when DPLII is on, the Compensation (SVC) creates multi-channel surround The SVC mode controls the volume music coming from the rear sound from 2 channel stereo audio based on vehicle speed.
  • Page 320 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) AUDIO SCREEN Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system BUTTON BUTTON TITLE PRESET PRESET TITLE BUTTON BUTTONS BUTTONS BUTTON POWER/ POWER/ TUNE KNOB TUNE/SOUND VOLUME VOLUME KNOB KNOB KNOB CATEGORY SCAN SCAN CATEGORY BUTTON...
  • Page 321 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving Operating the XM Radio Each time you push the interface XM Radio anywhere in the United selector up, the band will change to States and Canada, except Hawaii, XM1 or XM2.
  • Page 322 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) MODE To switch between the Each time you press and release the CHANNEL LIST Push down the category mode and channel mode, TITLE button, the center display interface selector to select AUDIO push the interface selector down to changes in the following sequence: MENU, then turn the interface dial...
  • Page 323 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) SCAN The scan function gives XM BAND you a sampling of all channels while in the channel mode. In the category mode, only the channels within that category are scanned. To activate scan, press the SCAN button.
  • Page 324 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) Use the tune, list, or scan function Once a channel is stored, press ‘‘NO INFO’’ The selected to tune to a desired channel. and release the proper preset channel has no artist or title button to tune to it.
  • Page 325 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) The XM satellites are in orbit over the equator; therefore, objects south Signal may be blocked by Signal weaker in mountains or large obstacles these areas. of the vehicle may cause satellite to the south.
  • Page 326 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) This Category II radiocommunication Receiving XM Radio Service After you have registered with XM device complies with Industry Canada If your XM Radio service has expired Radio, keep your audio system in the or you purchased your vehicle from XM Radio mode while you wait for Standard RSS-310.
  • Page 327 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) AUDIO SCREEN Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system DISC CD BUTTON BUTTON SLOT DISC SLOT TITLE TITLE EJECT BUTTON BUTTON EJECT BUTTON BUTTON POWER/ POWER/ VOLUME VOLUME KNOB KNOB CATEGORY CATEGORY SKIP BAR SKIP BAR SCAN...
  • Page 328 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) To load or play a disc, the ignition The disc packages or jackets should The disc player can also play CD-Rs switch must be in the ACCESSORY have one of these marks. and CD-RWs compressed in MP3, (I) or ON (II) position.
  • Page 329 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) You cannot load and play 3-inch To Load a Disc For information on how to handle (8-cm) discs in this system. Insert a disc about halfway into the and protect compact discs, see page disc slot.
  • Page 330 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) To Play a Disc Title information will be displayed in Each time you press the TITLE Select the disc player by pressing the a list when the information is found button, the center display changes CD button.
  • Page 331 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) To Change Tracks To Choose a Track Track Repeat Each time you press and release the TRACK REPEAT INDICATOR side of the skip bar, the player skips forward to the beginning of the next track.
  • Page 332 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) To turn this feature off, turn the Random Play Turn the interface dial to select the interface dial to select the OFF icon, track random icon, and press TRACK RANDOM INDICATOR and press ENTER on the interface ENTER on the interface selector.
  • Page 333 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) Track Scan Turn the interface dial to select the To Stop Playing a Disc Scan icon, and press ENTER on the To take the system out of the disc interface selector. You will hear a 10- mode, press one of the other source second sampling of each track on the buttons than the CD button.
  • Page 334 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) Playing an MP3/WMA/AAC Disc NOTE: Changing the Folders The CD player can play CD-Rs and Combining a low sampling frequency Each time you press either side of CD-RWs compressed in MP3, WMA with a low bitrate may result in the bar, the folder title and its first or AAC formats.
  • Page 335 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) Changing and Selecting the Folders/ Folder Repeat Files FOLDER REPEAT INDICATOR REPEAT OFF ICON FOLDER REPEAT ICON FOLDER LIST FILE LIST This feature, when activated, replays Using the interface selector, you can Select a desired folder by turning the all files on the selected folder in the see the list of all the folders within a interface dial, then press ENTER.
  • Page 336 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) To turn this feature off, turn the Folder Random To turn this feature off, turn the interface dial to select the OFF icon, interface dial to select OFF icon, and and press ENTER on the interface FOLDER RANDOM INDICATOR press ENTER on the interface selector.
  • Page 337 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) File Scan the remaining files. Folder Scan This feature, when activated, SCAN OFF ICON To turn this feature off, press and samples the first file of each folder hold the SCAN button for more than for 10 seconds.
  • Page 338 Playing a Disc (Models with navigation system) The system plays the first file in the Removing a Disc from the Player Protecting Discs first folder for about 10 seconds. If To remove the disc, press the eject For information on how to handle you do nothing, the system will then ) button.
  • Page 339 Disc Player Error Messages (Models with navigation system) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the center display while playing a disc. High Temperature Will disappear when the temperature returns to HEAT ERROR If you see an error message in the normal.
  • Page 340: Protecting Your Discs

    Protecting Your Discs General Information Protecting Discs When using CD-R discs, use only When a disc is not being played, high quality discs labeled for audio store it in its case to protect it from use. dust and other contamination. To prevent warpage, keep discs out of When recording a CD-R, the direct sunlight and extreme heat.
  • Page 341 Protecting Your Discs Additional Information on Bubbled, wrinkled, labeled, and excessively thick discs Recommended Discs The in-dash disc player has a sophisticated and delicate mechanism. If you insert a damaged disc as indicated in this section, it may become stuck inside and damage the audio unit.
  • Page 342 Protecting Your Discs Small, irregular shaped discs Discs with scratches, dirty discs Recommended discs are printed with the following logo. 3-inch (8-cm) CD Triangle Shape Audio unit may not play the following formats. Fingerprints, scratches, etc. CD-R or CD-RW may not play due to the recording conditions.
  • Page 343: Playing Hard Disc Drive (Hdd) Audio

    Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) AUDIO SCREEN Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system DISC SLOT BUTTON BUTTON TITLE TITLE BUTTON BUTTON EJECT EJECT BUTTON BUTTON POWER/ POWER/ VOLUME VOLUME DISC SLOT KNOB KNOB CATEGORY CATEGORY SKIP BAR...
  • Page 344 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) The Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio Music data recorded on HDD can Recording function from following function can record tracks from only be used for personal media is not supported. music CDs to the navigation system’s enjoyment.
  • Page 345 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Playlists Track Search Methods Recording a Music CD to HDD Playlists are track lists in a certain Songs that have been recorded on Audio playback group. the HDD are categorized in groups If you play a music CD that has not for easy searching.
  • Page 346 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) NOTE: You can listen to tracks from other REC DONE ICON Please note that there will be no playlists that have already been compensation offered in the case recorded while recording. Press of unsuccessful recording of audio the HDD button and switch over data or the loss of audio data due...
  • Page 347 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) To Cancel Recording a Music CD Changing the Recording Settings to HDD Recording a Track on a Music CD In order to suspend recording, push Manually the interface selector down, select Cancel CD Recording, and press ENTER on the interface selector.
  • Page 348 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) To Record a Track Manually Recording All of the Tracks on a Playing Tracks on HDD To play tracks on HDD, push the Music CD Automatically To change the setting to HDD button until the HDD Audio automatically record all of the tracks screen appears.
  • Page 349 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Skip Bar Changing a Track/Tracklist Repeat Playback To change a track or tracklist , press Returns to the beginning of the on the Category bar or the Skip bar. REPEAT OFF ICON song that is being played.
  • Page 350 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) To turn this feature off, turn the Random Playback Turn the interface dial to select the interface dial to select the OFF icon, track random icon, and press then press ENTER on the interface ENTER on the interface selector.
  • Page 351 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Scan Playback Turn the interface dial to select the Making a User Playlist scan icon. Press ENTER on the The HDD has two types of the interface selector. You will hear a 10- playlists: original playlist and user second sampling of each track in the playlist.
  • Page 352 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Adding a Track to an Original/User Searching the Music While playing music in the HDD Playlist playback screen, push the interface selector up to select MUSIC SEARCH. You can search a track by album, artist, track, playlist, genre, or album record date, or you can shuffle all tracks.
  • Page 353 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Searching Music by Album Turn the interface dial to select the album you want to listen to, then ALPHABET TAG press ENTER on the selector. The first track on the selected album begins to play.
  • Page 354 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Searching Music by Artist If you push the interface selector Searching Music by Track right or left, you can change the alphabet tag. Turn the interface dial to select the artist you want to listen to, and press ENTER on the interface selector.
  • Page 355 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) If you push the interface selector Searching Music by Playlists Turn the interface dial to select the right or left, you can change the playlist you want to listen to, then alphabet tag.
  • Page 356 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Searching Music by Genre The first track on the selected genre Searching Music by Album begins to play. Record Date RECORDED DATE Push the interface selector up to display the Search music by screen, Push the interface selector up to and turn the interface dial to select display the Search music by screen,...
  • Page 357 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) The first track on the selected album Customizing Original/User Changing the Order of Tracks of the begins to play. Playlist Original Playlist or User Playlist After storing the data, you can On the HDD audio screen, push change some items: name of an artist, up the interface selector to select...
  • Page 358 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial to select where the track is to be moved, then press ENTER on the interface selector. Push the interface selector down to return to the Edit Music Info. screen.
  • Page 359 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Changing the Artist Name of the Original Playlist While a track is playing on an ‘‘Original Playlist Playback’’ screen, push the interface selector down. Turn the interface dial and select ‘‘Edit Music Info.,’’...
  • Page 360 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) You will be returned to the ‘‘Edit Changing the Name of the Original music Info.’’ screen. Playlist or User Playlist Select a desired playlist to change Push the CANCEL button or the the user playlist name, or a desired AUDIO button.
  • Page 361 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Changing the Track Name of the Original Playlist While a track is playing on an ‘‘Original Playlist Playback’’ screen, push the interface selector down. Turn the interface dial and select ‘‘Edit Music Info.,’’...
  • Page 362 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Changing the Musical Genre While a track is playing on an ‘‘Original Playlist Playback’’ screen, push the interface selector down. Turn the interface dial and select ‘‘Edit Music Info.,’’ then press ENTER.
  • Page 363 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial on the ‘‘Select a genre’’ screen to select the Original Playlist that you want to change the genre and then press ENTER on the interface selector. You will be returned to the ‘‘Edit music Info.’’...
  • Page 364 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Deleting an Album or Playlist NOTE: On the HDD playback screen of When you delete the Original the album in which you want to Playlist, any tracks stored in a delete, push the interface selector User Playlist are also deleted.
  • Page 365 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Deleting a Track NOTE: Select the track with the interface When you delete a track from the dial from the playback screen Original Playlist, the track is also while it is playing. Push the deleted from the User Playlist in interface selector down to display which the deleted track was...
  • Page 366 ENTER. NOTE: On the ‘‘Select an Album’’ screen, Consult your dealer, or visit turn the interface dial and select www.honda.com (in U.S.), or the title information for the www.honda.ca (in Canada), to acquire Original Playlist, then press updated files.
  • Page 367 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial and select Clearing the HDD Gracenote Info. Update, then Any music, data, calendar entries, press ENTER on the interface etc. that have been stored on the selector.
  • Page 368 No to cancel. CDs to display on the HDD. More information about Gracenote is A second confirmation will appear. available at www.honda.com (in U.S.) Select Yes to delete, or No to Music recognition technology and www.honda.ca (in Canada).
  • Page 369 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) CD and music-related data from Gracenote End User License You agree not to assign, copy, Agreement transfer or transmit the Gracenote Gracenote, Inc., copyright 2000 to present Gracenote. Gracenote This application or device contains Software or any Gracenote Data to software from Gracenote, Inc.
  • Page 370 Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio (Models with navigation system) Gracenote reserves all rights in Gracenote makes no representations GRACENOTE DISCLAIMS ALL Gracenote Data, the Gracenote or warranties, express or implied, WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR Software, and the Gracenote Servers, regarding the accuracy of any IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT including all ownership rights.
  • Page 371: Playing An Ipod

    Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) ALBUM ART AUDIO SCREEN Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system USB/AUX USB/AUX BUTTON BUTTON POWER/ POWER/ VOLUME VOLUME KNOB KNOB SKIP BAR SKIP BAR CANCEL CANCEL BUTTON BUTTON AUDIO AUDIO BUTTON BUTTON INTERFACE DIAL INTERFACE DIAL...
  • Page 372 Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) Model Software To Play an iPod The audio system reads and plays iPod 5th Ver. 1.3 or more This audio system can select and playable sound files on the iPod. The play the audio files on the iPod with system cannot operate an iPod as a generation the same controls used for the in-...
  • Page 373 Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) Use only compatible iPods with the Connecting an iPod latest software. iPods that are not USB ADAPTER CABLE compatible will not work in this audio DOCK CONNECTOR unit. NOTE: Do not connect your iPod using a hub.
  • Page 374 Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) If the iPod indicator does not appear To Change or Select Files in the audio display, check the Use the SKIP bar while an iPod is connections, and try to reconnect the playing to select passages and iPod a few times.
  • Page 375 Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) If you select ‘‘ALL’’ on the artists list, Push the interface selector down to the albums list is displayed. ‘‘PLAY ALL’’ on any list. All available files on the selected list are played. Press the AUDIO button to go back to the normal audio playing display.
  • Page 376 Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial, select the REPEAT Repeat icon and press ENTER. Playback of the track that is currently being played will be repeated. To cancel this function, turn the interface dial and select the Repeat OFF icon, and then press ENTER.
  • Page 377 Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial, select Turn the interface dial, select Shuffle and press ENTER on the Shuffle and press ENTER on the interface selector. interface selector. Turn the interface dial, select the Turn the interface dial, select the Shuffle icon and press ENTER on Album Shuffle icon and press the interface selector.
  • Page 378 Playing an iPod (Models with navigation system) To Stop Playing Your iPod The displayed message may To take the system out of the iPod vary on models or versions. On mode, press one of the other source some models, there is no When you connect your iPod to the buttons than the USB/AUX button.
  • Page 379: Ipod Error Messages

    iPod Error Messages (Models with navigation system) If you see an error message in the Error Message Solution center display while playing an iPod, find the solution in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error Appears when an unsupported iPod is inserted. UNSUPPORTED message, take your vehicle to your CONNECT RETRY...
  • Page 380: Playing A Usb Flash Memory Device

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) AUDIO SCREEN Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system USB/AUX USB/AUX BUTTON BUTTON POWER/ POWER/ VOLUME VOLUME KNOB KNOB CATEGORY CATEGORY SKIP BAR SCAN SKIP BAR SCAN BUTTON BUTTON AUDIO AUDIO BUTTON...
  • Page 381 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) To Play a USB Flash Memory Only AAC format files recorded NOTE: Device with iTunes are playable on this Do not use a device such as a card This audio system can select and audio unit.
  • Page 382 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) Do not keep a USB flash memory Some devices cannot be powered Some versions of MP3, WMA, or device in the vehicle. Direct or charged via the USB adapter. If AAC format may not be supported.
  • Page 383 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) In WMA or AAC format, DRM Connecting a USB Flash Memory (digital rights management) files Device cannot be played. If the system finds USB ADAPTER CABLE a DRM file, the audio unit displays UNPLAYABLE FILE, and then skips to the next file.
  • Page 384 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) When the USB device is connected To Change or Select Files To Select a File from Folder and File and the USB mode is selected on the Use the SKIP bar while a USB flash Lists audio system, the USB indicator is memory device is playing to select...
  • Page 385 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) To go back to the normal playing TRACK REPEAT display, press the AUDIO button. Pressing the CANCEL button goes REPEAT OFF ICON back to the previous screen and pressing the MAP button cancels the audio mode display.
  • Page 386 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial, select the FOLDER REPEAT Turn the interface dial, select the Track Repeat icon and press Folder Repeat icon and press ENTER on the interface selector. ENTER on the interface selector. Playback of the track that is Playback of the folder that is currently being played will be...
  • Page 387 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) TRACK RANDOM Turn the interface dial, select the FOLDER RANDOM Track Random icon and press RANDOM OFF ICON ENTER on the interface selector. The tracks are played in random order. To cancel this function, turn the interface dial and select the Random OFF icon, and then press ENTER on...
  • Page 388 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial, select the TRACK SCAN Folder Random icon and press ENTER on the interface selector. SCAN OFF ICON The files are played in random order. To cancel this function, turn the interface dial and select the Random OFF icon, and then press ENTER on the interface selector.
  • Page 389 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial, select FOLDER SCAN Turn the interface dial, select Track Scan icon and press ENTER Folder Scan icon and press on the interface selector. Each ENTER on the interface selector. track or file is sampled for 10 seconds.
  • Page 390 Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Models with navigation system) To Stop Playing a USB Flash Disconnecting a USB Flash Memory When you disconnect the USB flash Memory Device memory device while it is playing, Device To take the system out of the USB You can disconnect the USB flash the center display and the audio mode, press one of the other source...
  • Page 391: Usb Flash Memory Device Error

    USB Flash Memory Device Error Messages (Models with navigation system) If you see an error message in the Error Message Solution center display while playing a USB flash memory device, find the solution in the chart to the right. If Appears when an unsupported USB flash memory device is inserted.
  • Page 392: Audio System

    Bluetooth Audio System (Models with navigation system) AUDIO SCREEN Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system USB/AUX USB/AUX BUTTON BUTTON TITLE TITLE BUTTON BUTTON SKIP BAR SKIP BAR AUDIO AUDIO BUTTON BUTTON INTERFACE DIAL INTERFACE DIAL...
  • Page 393 You can center display and the audio find an approved phone by visiting control display on the navigation handsfreelink.honda.com or call 888- Make sure that your phone is paired screen (if selected). Push the 528-7876. In Canada, visit and linked to HFL.
  • Page 394 The skip function may not be available on some phone devices. If your Audio compatible Bluetooth phone does not operate as described, make sure it is a Honda approved phone. To find out if your phone is approved, go to handsfreelink.honda. (in Canada, www.handsfreelink.
  • Page 395 Bluetooth Audio System (Models with navigation system) Turn the interface dial to switch the To pause or resume a file To change sound settings setting between the resume/pause mode and the sound setup mode. Select Resume/Pause, then press ENTER to set your selection. Each time you press ENTER, the system switches between the resume mode and pause mode.
  • Page 396 Bluetooth Audio System (Models with navigation system) Turn the dial to select a sound setup To turn off the Bluetooth Audio As required by the FCC: mode, then press ENTER to set your This device complies with Part 15 of the mode selection.
  • Page 397: Fm/Am Radio Reception

    FM/AM Radio Reception Radio Frequencies Radio Reception The radio can receive the complete How well the radio receives stations AM and FM bands. is dependent on many factors, such Those bands cover these frequen- as the distance from the station’s cies: transmitter, nearby large objects, and atmospheric conditions.
  • Page 398 FM/AM Radio Reception As required by the FCC: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Radio signals, especially on the FM Radio reception can be affected by band, are deflected by large objects atmospheric conditions such as such as buildings and hills.
  • Page 399: Auxiliary Input Jack

    Auxiliary Input Jack On vehicles with rear entertainment system Touring model is shown. The auxiliary input jack is inside the front console compartment. The system will accept auxiliary input Auxiliary input jacks and headphone from standard audio accessories. connectors for the rear entertainment system are on the When a compatible audio unit is back of the center console...
  • Page 400: Remote Audio Controls

    Remote Audio Controls Except U.S. LX models The MODE button changes the To search up and down from the mode. current frequency and find a station MODE BUTTON with a strong signal, press the top ( ) or bottom ( ) of the button for On vehicles with navigation system Pressing the MODE button 1 second.
  • Page 401 Remote Audio Controls If you are listening to XM Radio, use On vehicles with rear entertainment Except LX and U.S. EX models the CH button to change channels. If you are playing a USB flash system Each time you press the top ( ) of If you are playing a DVD video, use memory device or iPod with the USB the button, the system goes to the...
  • Page 402: Radio Theft Protection

    Radio Theft Protection On all models except LX Vehicle Specific Method Press You should have received a card that If your vehicle’s battery is and hold the power/volume knob for lists your audio system code number disconnected or goes dead, or the a few seconds, the audio unit will and serial number.
  • Page 403 If you do not have the security code at Owner Link (owners. serial number with you, ask your honda.com.) If you lose the Anti- dealer how to retrieve it. theft Identification Card before registering the code at Owner Link,...
  • Page 404: Rear Entertainment System

    Rear Entertainment System Your vehicle is equipped with a rear To Turn On the System entertainment system that includes a Press the REAR POWER button. DVD player for the enjoyment of the The indicator on the REAR POWER This vehicle’s overhead mounted video rear passengers.
  • Page 405 Rear Entertainment System On vehicles with navigation system Rear Speakers If you want to turn the rear speakers Press and release the REAR When you turn on the system, the on again, press and hold the REAR SOURCE button. The indicator on rear speakers are automatically POWER button until the Rear the REAR SOURCE button will come...
  • Page 406: Rear Entertainment System Overview

    Rear Entertainment System On vehicles without navigation system On vehicles with navigation system CD SLOT CD SLOT DVD/CD SLOT DVD/CD SLOT REAR POWER REAR SOURCE BUTTON BUTTON REAR POWER REAR SOURCE BUTTON BUTTON OVERHEAD SCREEN UNIT...
  • Page 407 Rear Entertainment System To Select Rear Entertainment To play the radio, the buttons for the REAR CONTROL PANEL from the Front Control Panel front entertainment system have the To operate the rear entertainment same functions. system from the front panel, press the REAR SOURCE button.
  • Page 408 Rear Entertainment System Insert a DVD into the lower DVD/ On vehicles without navigation system On vehicles with navigation system CD slot in the audio unit. CD SLOT EJECT BUTTON CD SLOT EJECT BUTTON Push the DVD in halfway, the drive will pull it in the rest of the way.
  • Page 409 Rear Entertainment System SEEK/SKIP Press and hold the EJECT Press the eject button to DVD Setup side of the SKIP bar to move remove the DVD from the drive. On vehicles without navigation system forward. Press and hold the side of the SKIP bar to move backward.
  • Page 410 Rear Entertainment System Audio Subtitle Auto Play ON CHECK BOX Turn the selector knob to ‘‘Audio,’’ Turn the selector knob to ‘‘Subtitle,’’ Turn the selector knob to ‘‘Auto Play then press the selector knob. Turn then press the selector knob. Turn ON,’’...
  • Page 411 Rear Entertainment System Title or Chapter Search On vehicles with navigation system Title or Chapter Search Turn the selector knob to ‘‘Title Press the REAR SOURCE button Turn the interface dial to ‘‘Title Search,’’ or ‘‘Chapter Search,’’ then while a DVD is playing. Turn the Search’’...
  • Page 412 Rear Entertainment System Audio Subtitle Repeat Turn the interface dial to ‘‘Audio,’’ Turn the interface dial to ‘‘Subtitle,’’ Turn the interface dial to ‘‘Repeat,’’ then press ENTER on the interface then press ENTER on the interface then press ENTER on the interface selector.
  • Page 413 Rear Entertainment System Auto Play To Return to Front Audio Using the Rear Control Panel Controls To turn on the rear entertainment To return front panel control to the system from the rear control panel, front audio system, press the REAR press the (power) button.
  • Page 414 Rear Entertainment System To Play the Radio from the Rear REAR CONTROL PANEL REAR CONTROL PANEL Control Panel On vehicles without navigation system Press the FM/AM button to listen to the radio. Use the , or button to highlight SEEK, TUNE, AUTO SELECT, SCAN, or On vehicles with navigation system one of the preset radio stations on...
  • Page 415 Rear Entertainment System To Play a Disc, CD Library, HDD, To Play a DVD from the Rear Press the button to skip to the USB, or iPod from the Rear Control Panel beginning of the next chapter. Press Control Panel The video screen is for use by rear button to return to the Use the...
  • Page 416 Rear Entertainment System TITLE/SCROLL Button MENU Button Top Menu When you press the TITLE/ When you press the MENU button When you select ‘‘TOP MENU,’’ the SCROLL button while a DVD is while a DVD is playing, the DVD screen changes to the DVD’s title playing, the current status of title, Menu appears.
  • Page 417 Rear Entertainment System Menu Play Mode ‘‘Audio’’ When you select ‘‘MENU’’ with the When you select ‘‘PLAY MODE’’ To change the Audio setting, button, the screen with the button, you highlight ‘‘Audio’’ from the play changes to the DVD’s title menu. can change the DVD’s Audio, mode menu with the Subtitle or Angle setting.
  • Page 418 Rear Entertainment System The selectable languages vary from ‘‘Subtitle’’ To go back to play, press the MENU DVD to DVD, and this feature may or CANCEL button. not be available on some DVDs. To go back to play, press the MENU or CANCEL button.
  • Page 419 Rear Entertainment System ‘‘Angle’’ If there are no multiple angles Search available on the DVD, you cannot change from ‘‘Angle 1.’’ To go back to play, press the MENU or CANCEL button. To change the view angle, highlight When you highlight ‘‘Search’’ with ‘‘Angle’’...
  • Page 420 Rear Entertainment System ‘‘Title/Chapter Search’’ Num Input With ‘‘Title’’ highlighted, use the A numerical command can be issued Select the first digit number using button to jump to your to a DVD by inputting a two digit , or desired title and press the ENT number, and a button number can be button, and enter it by pressing button.
  • Page 421 Rear Entertainment System The cursor will automatically move Repeat SETUP Button to the ‘‘ENT’’ icon when you finish inputting the number. Press the ENT button to enter the number command. The display goes back to the DVD screen. With ‘‘Repeat’’ highlighted, each When you press the SETUP button time you press and release the ENT while a DVD is playing, the setup...
  • Page 422 Rear Entertainment System Disp Adjust To adjust the display, highlight ‘‘Disp Adjust’’ from the setup menu with button and press the ENT button. You can adjust these display settings: Brightness Contrast Black Level Tint Color Select the quality you want to adjust If you want to set the display to the by pressing the button.
  • Page 423 Rear Entertainment System Aspect Ratio You can set the screen mode to these settings: Normal Wide Zoom Full The display changes as shown above. Select the ‘‘Aspect Ratio’’ by pressing button, then press Select ‘‘Yes,’’ and press the ENT the ENT button. button.
  • Page 424 Rear Entertainment System Personal Surround Select ‘‘Cinema,’’ ‘‘Music,’’ or ‘‘Voice’’ Language by pressing the button, and enter your selection by pressing the ENT button. If you select ‘‘Off,’’ the logo disappears, and there will be no special sound effect. To change the Personal Surround You can change the display language setting, highlight ‘‘PERSONAL to English, French, or Spanish.
  • Page 425 Rear Entertainment System Menu Language INITIAL SETTINGS Menu INITIAL SETTINGS (Language) When you press the SETUP button When you select ‘‘Language’’ with To select the language used in the on the rear control panel when a button, the menu DISC menus, select ‘‘Menu DVD is not playing, the ‘‘INITIAL shown above appears.
  • Page 426 Rear Entertainment System Select the desired language by If you want another language than If you select ‘‘No,’’ and press the pressing the button. those listed, you need to enter the ENT button, the display returns to code number of the desired language. the initial screen of the ‘‘Language’’...
  • Page 427 Rear Entertainment System Audio Language If you select ‘‘Yes,’’ the display If you made a mistake entering a You can select the dubbed language changes to the language code input number digit, select ‘‘DEL’’ on the before playing DVDs. mode. Select the first number digit display with the Select ‘‘Audio Language’’...
  • Page 428 Rear Entertainment System Subtitle Language INITIAL SETTINGS (Others) Dynamic Range ‘‘Dynamic Range’’ reduces the differences between the loud and quiet sound levels throughout the disc. When this is on, the louder sounds are lowered, and quieter sounds are increased. You can select the subtitle language When you select ‘‘Others’’...
  • Page 429 Rear Entertainment System Angle Mark ANGLE MARK When you select the ‘‘Dynamic When you switch to another angle Select ‘‘Angle Mark’’ by pressing the Range’’ by pressing the while playing a DVD, the angle mark button. The above submenu button, you will see the submenu is displayed in the upper right corner appears.
  • Page 430 Rear Entertainment System Playable DVDs The DVD player can also play discs This product incorporates copyright recorded in MP3/WMA/AAC protection technology that is formats and DTS CDs. protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Those packages or jackets should also bear the designation of ‘‘1’’...
  • Page 431 Rear Entertainment System Manufactured under license under Manufactured under license from Protecting DVDs U.S. Patent ’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Pro The tips on how to handle and 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 & Logic, and the double-D symbol are protect DVDs are basically the same other U.S.
  • Page 432 Rear Entertainment System DVD Player Error Messages Error Message Cause Solution On vehicles without navigation system The chart on the right explains the error messages you may see in the FOCUS Error Press the disc eject button, and remove the disc. CHECK DISC display while playing a disc.
  • Page 433 Rear Entertainment System Remote Control Replacing the Remote Control An improperly disposed of battery Batteries can hurt the environment. Always confirm local regulations for battery disposal. COVER RELEASE BUTTON The rear control panel can be detached from the ceiling unit and If it takes several pushes on the used as a remote control.
  • Page 434 Rear Entertainment System As required by the FCC: Wireless Headphones This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 435 Rear Entertainment System To use the headphones, pivot the Replacing Batteries earpieces outward. This turns them COVER on. To adjust the volume, turn the dial on the bottom of the right earpiece. When you remove the headphones, the earpieces automatically pivot inward, and the headphones turn off.
  • Page 436 Rear Entertainment System Auxiliary Input Jacks VOLUME DIALS AUXILIARY INPUT JACKS HEADPHONE CONNECTORS Auxiliary input jacks and headphone The system will accept auxiliary There are three headphone connectors for the rear inputs from standard video games connectors for the third seat entertainment system are on the and video equipment.
  • Page 437: Security System

    Security System Except LX models The security system does not set if The security system helps to protect the hood, the tailgate, the glass your vehicle and valuables from theft. hatch, or any door is not fully closed. The horn sounds and a combination If the system will not set, check that of headlights, parking lights, side the doors, the tailgate and the hood...
  • Page 438: Cruise Control

    Cruise Control Cruise control allows you to maintain Using Cruise Control Press and release the SET/ a set speed above 25 mph (40 km/h) DECEL button on the steering CRUISE BUTTON RES/ACCEL without keeping your foot on the wheel. The CRUISE CONTROL BUTTON accelerator pedal.
  • Page 439 Cruise Control Cruise control may not hold the set Changing the Set Speed You can decrease the set cruising speed when you are going up and You can increase the set cruising speed in any of these ways: down hills. If your vehicle speed speed in any of these ways: increases going down a hill, use the If you need to decrease your...
  • Page 440 Cruise Control Even with cruise control turned on, Canceling Cruise Control Resuming the Set Speed you can still use the accelerator When you push the CANCEL button pedal to speed up for passing. After or tap the brake pedal, the system CRUISE BUTTON completing the pass, take your foot remembers the previously set speed.
  • Page 441: Compass

    Compass On EX, EX-L, and Canadian LX models Compass Calibration without navigation system Compass Operation U.S. EX and Canadian LX models U.S. EX and Canadian LX models Compass operation can be affected by driving near power lines or stations, across bridges, through tunnels, over railroad crossings, past large vehicles, or driving near large EX-L and Canadian EX models...
  • Page 442 Compass Press the selector knob. The compass display is blinking and U.S. EX and Canadian LX models U.S. EX and Canadian LX models the CAL indicator is shown. Drive the vehicle slowly in two complete circles. EX-L and Canadian EX models EX-L and Canadian EX models When the calibration is successfully completed, the CAL indicator goes...
  • Page 443 Compass Compass Zone Selection U.S. EX and Canadian LX models U.S. EX and Canadian LX models In most areas, there is a variation between magnetic north and true north. Zone selection is required so the compass can compensate for this variation.
  • Page 444 Compass The audio system is not related to the compass system. Even if the Zone Map compass system is in the zone setting mode, the display returns to the normal display which you last selected.
  • Page 445: Homelink Universal Transceiver

    HomeLink Universal Transceiver Except LX models General Safety Information Do not use HomeLink with any The HomeLink Universal Before programming your garage door opener that lacks safety Transceiver built into your vehicle HomeLink to operate a garage door stop and reverse features. can be programmed to operate up to opener, confirm that the opener has three remote controlled devices...
  • Page 446 HomeLink Universal Transceiver Units manufactured between April 1, Important Safety Precautions Training HomeLink 1982 and January 1, 1993 may be Refer to the safety information that If you just Before you begin equipped with safety stop and came with your garage door opener received your vehicle and have not reverse features.
  • Page 447 HomeLink Universal Transceiver If you are training the second or third buttons, go directly to step 1. CONTINUED...
  • Page 448 HomeLink Universal Transceiver HomeLink is a registered As required by the FCC: trademark of Johnson Controls, Inc. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired...
  • Page 449: Handsfreelink

    KNOB RETURN BUTTON procedures, and special feature EX-L and Canadian EX models With rear entertainment system capabilities: PHONE BUTTON In the U.S., visit handsfreelink.honda. SELECTOR or call (888) 528-7876. RETURN KNOB BUTTON In Canada, visit www.handsfreelink.ca, or call (888) 528-7876.
  • Page 450 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) HFL Buttons Voice Control Tips Try to reduce all background noise. If the microphone picks up TALK BUTTON PICK-UP BUTTON voices other than yours, commands may be misinterpreted. To change the volume level of HFL, use the audio system volume knob or the steering wheel volume controls.
  • Page 451 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Display U.S. EX and Canadian LX models U.S. EX and Canadian LX models When you receive an incoming call, you will see the following displays BATTERY LEVEL STATUS and notifications. SIGNAL STRENGTH ROAM STATUS EX-L and Canadian EX models CALL NAME BLUETOOTH...
  • Page 452 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) How to Use HFL The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. Speed Dial Display a list of all 20 speed dial entries. Display the last 20 incoming, outgoing, or missed calls. All Calls (Appears only when a phone is connected to the system via HFL.) Display the last 20 incoming calls.
  • Page 453 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Add New Phone Pair a new phone to the system. Connect Connect a previously paired phone to the system. Phone Connection Disconnect Disconnect a paired phone from the system. Delete Delete a previously paired phone. Create a Bluetooth PIN (or pairing code on some models) Bluetooth PIN number for a paired phone.
  • Page 454 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Phone Security Code Create a security code (or security PIN on some models) number for a paired phone. Set incoming calls to be automatically answered. Auto Answer : EX-L and Canadian EX models only Phone Setup Auto Transfer...
  • Page 455 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) To use HFL, you need to pair your Phone Screen Phone Setup Bluetooth-compatible cell phone to You can set up your phone and other the system. U.S. EX and Canadian LX models system options with this menu. HFL uses a Class 2 Bluetooth, which On EX-L and Canadian EX models means, the maximum range between...
  • Page 456 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Setup Bluetooth Phone U.S. EX and Canadian LX models Example To pair a cell phone (when there is no U.S. EX and Canadian LX models phone paired to the system): Press the PHONE button or PICK- UP button.
  • Page 457 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) If your phone is found, it is To pair a cell phone (when there are one U.S. EX and Canadian LX models displayed on the screen. Select it or more phones paired to the system): and press ENTER.
  • Page 458 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Phone pairing tips To change the Pairing code or Bluetooth NOTE: The default Pairing code or You cannot pair your phone while PIN setting: Bluetooth PIN ‘‘0000’’ is used until the vehicle is moving. you change the setting.
  • Page 459 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) To delete a paired phone: Edit Security Code You can set each security code on all U.S. EX and Canadian LX models six cell phones. Each can be security Example code protected, and have its own U.S.
  • Page 460 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) To create a security code for each If the phone is already security code U.S. EX and Canadian LX models phone: protected, you need to enter the When you set a security code for a current security code before clearing phone, you will be asked to enter the the code or creating a new one.
  • Page 461 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Automatic Transferring Automatic Answering To clear the system If you get into the vehicle while you This operation clears the security EX-L and Canadian EX models are on the phone, the call can be You can choose when the HFL codes, paired phones, all stored voice automatically transferred to HFL...
  • Page 462 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Automatic Import Cellular Up to three category icons appear Edit Speed Dial next to the phonebook entries . Phonebook and Call History U.S. EX and Canadian LX models (available on some phones) When your phone is paired, the Preference contents of its phonebook and call history are automatically imported to...
  • Page 463 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) To store a speed dial number: to store a voice tag for the number U.S. EX and Canadian LX models Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the using the TALK button. Follow Phone Setup screen. the prompts.
  • Page 464 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) To add a voice tag to a stored speed dial To delete a voice tag: U.S. EX and Canadian LX models number: Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the Phone Setup screen.
  • Page 465 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) To delete a speed dial number: Making a Call To make a call using a name in the Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the You can make calls by inputting any Phonebook: Phone Setup screen. phone number, using the imported When your phone is paired, the phonebook, using the call history, or...
  • Page 466 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Push the selector knob to list the To make a call using a phone number: To make a call using Call History: number or numbers stored for the selected name. U.S. EX and Canadian LX models U.S.
  • Page 467 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) To make a call using Speed Dial: A list of up to 20 stored speed dial To make a call using Redial: entries is shown. Select the entry Select ‘‘Redial’’ from the Phone U.S. EX and Canadian LX models you want to call, and push screen or press and hold the PICK- SELECT to begin automatic...
  • Page 468 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models without navigation system) Receiving a Call During a Call Dial Tones Allows you to send When you receive a call, a numbers or names during a call. This notification appears on the screen Example is useful when you call a menu- (see page U.S.
  • Page 469 Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of call, disregard it and continue with such marks by Honda Motor Co., Changes or modifications not expressly your original call. If you want to hang Ltd. is under license. Other...
  • Page 470 To use HFL, you need a Bluetooth- compatible cell phone. For a list of compatible phones, pairing procedures, and special feature capabilities: In the U.S., visit handsfreelink.honda. DIAL ENTER U.S. model is shown. or call (888) 528-7876. Use the Interface Dial to make menu...
  • Page 471 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Try to reduce all background HFL Buttons Voice Control Tips noise. If the microphone picks up TALK BUTTON PICK-UP BUTTON voices other than yours, commands may be misinterpreted. To change the volume level of HFL, use the audio system volume knob or the steering wheel volume controls.
  • Page 472 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Display On the navigation screen: On the Phone screen: When you receive an incoming call, SIGNAL STRENGTH you will see the following displays ROAM STATUS and notifications. BLUETOOTH INDICATOR You will see ‘‘HANDSFREELINK’’ on the audio display while HFL is in use.
  • Page 473 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) How to Use HFL The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. Display the last 20 incoming, outgoing, or missed calls. (Appears only when a phone is connected to the system via HFL.) Display the last 20 outgoing calls.
  • Page 474 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Add New Phone Pair a new phone to the system. Connect Connect a previously paired phone to the system. Connection Disconnect Disconnect a paired phone from the system. Phone Delete Delete a previously paired phone. Pass-key Create a Pass-key number for a paired phone.
  • Page 475 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Phone Name/ Create a phone name/PIN number for a paired phone. Phone Auto Transfer Set calls to automatically transfer from your phone to HFL when you enter the vehicle. Phone Setup Auto Answer Set incoming calls to be automatically answered. Clear Phone Clear the system of all paired phones, phonebook entries, speed dials, and pass-keys.
  • Page 476 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To use HFL, you need to pair your Phone Screen Phone Setup Bluetooth-compatible cell phone to You can set up your phone and other the system. system options with this menu. HFL uses a Class 2 Bluetooth, which means, the maximum range between your phone and vehicle is 30 feet (10 meters).
  • Page 477 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Setup Bluetooth Phone To pair a cell phone (when there is no phone paired to the system): Press the PHONE button or PICK- UP button. The system starts pairing when there is no phone paired to the system.
  • Page 478 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To pair a cell phone (when there are one or more phones paired to the system): U.S. model is shown. If your phone is found, it is HFL gives you a 4-digit pass-key displayed on the screen. Select it that you will need to input on your and press ENTER.
  • Page 479 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To change the pass-key setting: Phone pairing tips You cannot pair your phone while the vehicle is moving. Up to six phones can be paired. Your phone’s battery may drain faster when it is paired to HFL. Select ‘‘Connection’’...
  • Page 480 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To delete a paired phone: Select ‘‘Yes’’ from the confirmation screen. Example TRASH ICON Push the selector to left to delete. BLUETOOTH ICON To create your own pass-key, select Select ‘‘Connection’’ from the ‘‘Fixed’’ and follow steps 3 and 4. Phone Setup screen.
  • Page 481 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To name a phone: Phone Name/PIN You can name up to six HFL phone Select a phone name. names. Each can be PIN protected, and have its own phonebook, speed dial, and call history. Select ‘‘Phone Name/PIN’’...
  • Page 482 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To create a PIN for each phone: If you select ‘‘DO NOT USE PIN,’’ Automatic Transferring When you set a PIN for a phone, you before entering any number, the If you get into the vehicle while you will be asked to enter the PIN every phone will not have a PIN.
  • Page 483 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Automatic Answering To clear the phone information You can choose when the HFL Clearing a phone name will clear all system automatically answers settings, such as call history and incoming calls. phonebook. Select ‘‘Clear Phone Information’’ from the Phone Setup screen.
  • Page 484 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Automatic Import Cellular Up to three category icons appear Edit Speed Dial next to the phonebook entries . Phonebook and Call History (available on some phones) When your phone is paired, the contents of its phonebook and call Preference history are automatically imported to HFL.
  • Page 485 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To store a speed dial number: When the speed dial number is Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the successfully stored, you are asked Phone Setup screen. to store a voice tag for the number. Follow the prompts.
  • Page 486 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To add a voice tag to a stored speed dial To delete a voice tag: number: Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the Phone Setup screen. Phone Setup screen. Select ‘‘Delete Voice Tag.’’...
  • Page 487 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To delete a speed dial number: Making a Call To make a call using a name in the Select ‘‘Edit Speed Dial’’ from the You can make calls by inputting any Phonebook: Phone Setup screen. phone number, using the imported When your phone is paired, the phonebook, using the call history, or...
  • Page 488 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) Push ENTER to list the number or To make a call using a phone number: To make a call using Call History: numbers stored for the selected name. HISTORY LIST Select a number and push ENTER to begin automatic dialing.
  • Page 489 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) To make a call using Speed Dial: To make a call using More Speed Dial: Receiving a Call Select ‘‘More Speed Dial’’ on the When you receive a call, a SPEED DIAL PHONE ICON Phone screen.
  • Page 490 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (Models with navigation system) During a Call Transfer Allows you to transfer a Call Waiting call from HFL to your phone, or If your phone has Call Waiting, press Example from your phone to HFL. and release the PICK-UP button to put the original call on hold and Allows you to mute your answer the incoming call.
  • Page 491 Audio will resume when the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of following two conditions: (1) This device call is ended. such marks by Honda Motor Co., may not cause harmful interference, and Ltd. is under license. Other (2) this device must accept any...
  • Page 492: Parking Sensor System

    Parking Sensor System On Touring models All obstacles may not always be Your vehicle has a parking sensor sensed. Even when the system is on, system. The system lets you know you should look for obstacles near the approximate distance between your vehicle to make sure it is safe to park.
  • Page 493 Parking Sensor System Indicators and Beeper Operation When the system senses an obstacle, on the Multi-Information the appropriate indicator comes on, Display/Audio Screen and a beeper sounds as shown in the following tables. Audio Screen When you turn the system on, all The parking sensor indicators are indicators will appear on the multi- automatically displayed on the audio...
  • Page 494 Parking Sensor System Corner Sensor Operation Example shown: Obstacle is at the left front of the vehicle. About 18-24 in About 14-18 in About 14 in (45-60 cm) (35-45 cm) (35 cm) or less Distance Upper left indicator stays on. Indicator blinks.
  • Page 495 Parking Sensor System Rear Center Sensor Operation About 28-43 in About 22-28 in About 18-22 in About 18 in (70-110 cm) (55-70 cm) (45-55 cm) (45 cm) or less Distance Bottom indicator stays on. Indicator blinks. Indicator INDICATOR MULTI-INFORMATION DISPLAY AUDIO SCREEN Continuous Beeper...
  • Page 496 Parking Sensor System If the system develops a problem, If there is a problem with any of the you will see a ‘‘CHECK PARKING operational sensors, the indicators SENSOR SYSTEM’’ message on the for these sensors will appear multi-information display. constantly in red.
  • Page 497 Parking Sensor System When the system is affected by some electrical equipment or devices generating an ultrasonic wave. When operating the vehicle in bad weather. The system may not sense thin or low objects, or sonic-absorptive materials such as snow, cotton, or Within about 24 in (60 cm) Within about 43 in (1.1 m) sponge.
  • Page 498 Parking Sensor System To turn off all rear sensors When you shift to reverse (R), the Canadian Owners: The parking sensor system must be LED indicator in the switch will blink This device complies with Industry turned off before beginning this as a reminder that the rear sensors Canada Standard RSS-210.
  • Page 499: Rearview Camera And Monitor

    Rearview Camera and Monitor On Canadian EX and EX-L without The camera display has parking SCREEN DISPLAY guide lines that indicate distance navigation system from your vehicle. 1st Line 20 in (0.5 m) Tailgate Open Range 2nd Line 39 in (1 m) 3rd Line 79 in (2 m) 4th Line...
  • Page 500 Rearview Camera and Monitor NOTE: On models with Navigation System For the best picture, always keep Refer to the navigation system the rearview camera clean, and do manual for operation of the rearview not cover the camera lens. To camera. avoid scratching the lens when you clean it, use a moist, soft cloth.
  • Page 501: Before Driving

    Before Driving Before you begin driving your Break-in Period ......494 vehicle, you should know what Fuel Recommendation ....495 gasoline to use and how to check the Service Station Procedures ..497 levels of important fluids. You also Refueling ........
  • Page 502 Break-in Period Break-in Period You should also follow these Help assure your vehicle’s future recommendations after the brakes reliability and performance by paying are replaced or if the vehicle extra attention to how you drive receives an overhauled or new during the first 600 miles (1,000 km).
  • Page 503: Fuel Recommendation

    Fuel Recommendation Fuel Recommendation Your vehicle is designed to operate on unleaded gasoline with a pump Do not use E85 f uel in a non-Flex Fuel To help prevent harmf ul f uel system octane number of 87 or higher. Use Vehicle (FFV).
  • Page 504 Because the level of detergency and For further important fuel-related additives in gasoline vary in the information for your vehicle, or market, Honda endorses the use of information on gasoline that does not ‘‘TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline’’ contain MMT, visit Owner Link at where available to help maintain the owners.honda.com...
  • Page 505 Service Station Procedures Refueling If the fuel nozzle keeps clicking off even though the tank is not full, FUEL FILL CAP FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE there may be a problem with your vehicle’s fuel vapor recovery system. TETHER The system helps keep fuel vapor from going into the atmosphere.
  • Page 506 Service Station Procedures Screw the fuel fill cap back on Tighten Fuel Cap Message normal driving once you tighten or until it clicks at least once. On Touring models replace the fuel fill cap. To scroll to another message, press the INFO button.
  • Page 507 Service Station Procedures Opening and Closing the Hood SUPPORT ROD HOOD RELEASE HANDLE GRIP CLIP LATCH Park the vehicle, and set the Put your fingers under the front Holding the grip, pull the support parking brake. Pull the hood edge of the hood near the center. rod out of its clip.
  • Page 508 Service Station Procedures Oil Check Engine Coolant Check DIPSTICK RESERVE TANK UPPER MARK LOWER MARK Wait a few minutes after turning the Remove the dipstick again, and Look at the coolant level in the engine off before you check the oil. check the level.
  • Page 509: Fuel Economy

    Fuel Economy Actual Mileage and EPA Fuel Economy Estimates Comparison. City MPG Highway MPG Fuel economy is not a fixed number. It varies based on driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle condition. Therefore, it is not possible for one set of estimates to predict fuel economy precisely for all drivers in all environments.
  • Page 510 Fuel Economy Fuel Economy Factors Use the recommended viscosity Observe the speed limit The following factors can lower your motor oil, displaying the API Aerodynamic drag has a big effect vehicle’s fuel economy: on fuel economy at speeds above Certification Seal (see page Aggressive driving (hard 45 mph (75 km/h).
  • Page 511 Fuel Economy Minimize the use of the air Checking Your Fuel Economy conditioning system The A/C puts an extra load on the engine which makes it use more fuel. Use the fresh-air ventilation when possible. Gallons of Miles per Miles driven Plan and combine trips fuel Gallon...
  • Page 512: Accessories And Modifications

    Accessories and Modifications Modifying your vehicle, or installing Before installing any accessory: non-Honda accessories, may make it unsafe. Before you make any Make sure the accessory does not Improper accessories or modifications or add any accessories, obscure any lights, or interfere...
  • Page 513 Accessories and Modifications Modifying Your Vehicle Non-Honda wheels, because they Removing parts from your vehicle, are a universal design, can cause or replacing components with excessive stress on suspension non-Honda components could components and will not be seriously affect your vehicle’s compatible with the tire pressure handling, stability, and reliability.
  • Page 514: Carrying Cargo

    Carrying Cargo Your vehicle has several convenient storage areas: CONSOLE COMPARTMENT Glove box GLOVE BOX DOOR POCKETS Door and seat-back pockets Rear cargo area, including the second and third row seats when folded flat Console compartment Storage compartment Roof-rack (if equipped) However, carrying too much cargo, or improperly storing it, can affect your vehicle’s handling, stability,...
  • Page 515 Carrying Cargo Load Limits The resulting figure equals the available amount of cargo and The maximum load for your vehicle is 1,340 lbs (608 kg). luggage load capacity. For Overloading or improper example, if the ‘‘XXX’’ amount loading can affect handling and See Tire And Loading Information equals 1,400 lbs.
  • Page 516 Carrying Cargo In addition, the total weight of the vehicle, all occupants, accessories, cargo, and trailer tongue load must not exceed the Gross Vehicle Example 1 Weight Rating (GVWR) or the Gross Passenger Weight Cargo Weight Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). Both Max Load (1,340 lbs) (150 lbs x 2 = 300 lbs) (1,040 lbs)
  • Page 517 Carrying Cargo Carrying Cargo in the Passenger Carrying Cargo in the Cargo Area If you carry large items that Compartment or on a Roof Rack prevent you from closing the Store or secure all items that could Distribute cargo evenly on the tailgate or the glass hatch, exhaust be thrown around and hurt floor of the cargo area, placing the...
  • Page 518 Carrying Cargo Optional Separation Net Cargo Hooks The separation net can be used to hold back soft, lightweight items GROCERY HOOK stored in the cargo area. Heavy items should be tied down, as the net may not prevent them from being thrown about the vehicle in a crash or a sudden stop.
  • Page 519: Driving (Engine And Transmission Operation)

    Driving This section gives you tips on Driving Guidelines ......512 starting the engine under various Preparing to Drive ......512 conditions, and how to operate the Starting the Engine ......513 automatic transmission. It also Check Starter System includes important information on Message .........
  • Page 520 Driving Guidelines, Preparing to Drive Driving Guidelines Do not modify your vehicle in any Preparing to Drive Your vehicle has higher ground way that would raise the center of You should do the following checks clearance that allows you to travel gravity.
  • Page 521 Preparing to Drive, Starting the Engine Check the adjustment of the Starting the Engine starter motor runs for about 6 to 9 inside and outside mirrors (see Your vehicle’s starter system has an seconds until the engine starts. page auto control mode. When you turn the ignition switch to the START If you hold the ignition switch in Check the steering wheel...
  • Page 522: Starting The Engine

    Starting the Engine Check Starter System Message If this message is on, the ignition On Touring models switch has to be held in the START (III) position manually The engine is harder to start in cold U.S. until the engine starts. The weather.
  • Page 523: Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission Shift Lever Position Indicators If the malfunction indicator lamp Shifting comes on along with the ‘‘D’’ indicator, there is a problem with the automatic transmission control system. Avoid rapid acceleration, and have the transmission checked by your dealer as soon as possible. On Touring models When the ‘‘D’’...
  • Page 524 Automatic Transmission To shift from: Do this: If you have done all of the above and Neutral (N) Use neutral if you still cannot move the lever out of need to restart a stalled engine, or if P to R Press the brake pedal and the Park, see Shift Lock Release...
  • Page 525 Automatic Transmission Drive (D) Use this position for Drive (D ) To use D , press the Second (2) This position locks your normal driving. The D button when the shift lever is in the transmission in second gear. It transmission automatically selects a the ‘‘D’’...
  • Page 526 Automatic Transmission First (1) To shift from second to Engine Speed Limiter Shift Lock Release first, press the release button on the If you exceed the maximum speed This allows you to move the shift side of the shift lever. This position for the gear you are in, the engine lever out of Park if the normal locks the transmission in first gear.
  • Page 527 Automatic Transmission Remove the key from the shift RELEASE BUTTON lock release slot, then install the cover. Make sure the notch on the cover is on the underside. Insert the key back into the ignition switch, press the brake pedal, and restart the engine. If you need to use the shift lock release, it means your vehicle is COVER...
  • Page 528 VTM-4 System 4WD models only To Engage the VTM-4 Lock To Disengage the VTM-4 Lock, The variable torque management The vehicle must be stopped with any of the following: 4WD (VTM-4) system automatically the engine running. Press the VTM-4 LOCK button. transfers varying amounts of engine Move the shift lever to first (1), second (2), or reverse (R) gear.
  • Page 529 Parking Always use the parking brake when Parking Tips Never park over dry leaves, tall you park your vehicle. Make sure Make sure the moonroof (if grass, or other flammable the parking brake is set firmly, or equipped) and the windows are materials.
  • Page 530 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Except Touring models Low Tire Pressure Driving on a significantly under Your vehicle is equipped with a tire Indicator inflated tire causes the tire to pressure monitoring system (TPMS) When the low tire pressure indicator overheat and can lead to tire failure.
  • Page 531 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) For example, if you check and fill Each tire, including the spare, should Tire Pressure Monitoring your tires in a warm area, then drive be checked monthly when cold, and System (TPMS) Indicator in extremely cold weather, the tire set to the recommended inflation This indicator comes on and stays on pressure will be lower than...
  • Page 532 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Changing a Tire with TPMS The low tire pressure indicator or As required by the FCC: If you have a flat tire, the low tire the TPMS indicator will go off, after This device complies with Part 15 of the pressure indicator will come on.
  • Page 533 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) On Touring models Low Tire Pressure/ If you think you can safely drive a TPMS Indicator short distance to a service station, Your vehicle is equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) When the low tire pressure/TPMS proceed slowly to the station, then indicator is on, one or more of your inflate the tire to the recommended...
  • Page 534 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) For example, if you check and fill Although your tire pressure is Tire Pressure Monitor your tires in a warm area, then drive monitored, you must manually check in extremely cold weather, the tire the tire pressures monthly. pressure will be lower than Each tire, including the spare, should measured and could be underinflated...
  • Page 535 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) U.S. models Canadian models To see the inflation pressures of all Each tire pressure is shown in PSI Each tire has its own pressure four tires, press the SEL/RESET (U.S. models) or in kPa (Canadian sensor.
  • Page 536 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) TPMS System Failure If any of the tires has low pressure, If there is a problem with the TPMS, If there is a problem with the TPMS, the tire pressure monitor also shows the tire pressure monitor shows a you will see the above message on the above message to warn you ‘‘SYSTEM FUNCTION ERROR’’...
  • Page 537 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) If the low tire pressure/TPMS After the flat tire is replaced with the a qualified technician. indicator comes on, or the multi- spare tire, the low tire pressure/ Never use a puncture-repairing agent information display shows a TPMS indicator stays on while in a flat tire.
  • Page 538 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Braking System As required by the FCC: Braking System Constant application of the brakes This device complies with Part 15 of the Your vehicle is equipped with disc when going down a long hill builds brakes at all four wheels.
  • Page 539 Braking System, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) Braking System Design Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) You will feel a pulsation in the brake The hydraulic system that operates The anti-lock brake system (ABS) pedal when the ABS activates, and the brakes has two separate circuits. helps prevent the wheels from may hear some noise.
  • Page 540: Anti-Lock Brakes (Abs)

    Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) ABS Indicator If the ABS indicator and the brake Important Safety Reminders system indicator come on together, ABS does not reduce the time or If this indicator comes on, the anti- and the parking brake is fully distance it takes to stop the lock function of the braking system released, the EBD system may also...
  • Page 541 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA ), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System The vehicle stability assist (VSA) VSA OFF Indicator NOTE: The main function of the system helps to stabilize the vehicle VSA system is generally known as during cornering if the vehicle turns When VSA is off, the VSA OFF Electronic Stability Control (ESC).
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