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This owner's manual should be considered a permanent part of the
vehicle and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold.
This owner's manual covers all models of your vehicle. You may find
descriptions of equipment and features that are not on your
particular model.
Images throughout this owner's manual (including the front cover)
represent features and equipment that are available on some, but
not all, models. Your particular model may not have some of these
This owner's manual is for vehicles sold in the United States and
Canada.
The information and specifications included in this publication were
in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change specifications
or design at any time without notice and without incurring any
obligation.
For Safe Driving P. 28
Seat Belts P. 32
Indicators P. 68
Gauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) P. 84
2 Controls P. 101
Clock P. 102
Locking and Unlocking the Doors P. 103
Audio System P. 148
2 Driving P. 231
Before Driving P. 232
Towing a Trailer P. 237
Rearview Camera P. 272
Refueling P. 273
Before Performing Maintenance P. 280
Tools P. 326
Overheating P. 347
Specifications P. 358
Emissions Testing P. 363
Airbags P. 39
Audio System Basic Operation P. 154
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® P. 205
Fuel Economy P. 276
Maintenance Minder
TM
P. 283
If a Tire Goes Flat P. 327
Indicator, Coming On/Blinking P. 349
Identification Numbers P. 360
Warranty Coverages P. 365

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  • Page 1

    The information and specifications included in this publication were Before Driving P. 232 Towing a Trailer P. 237 in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Rearview Camera P. 272 Refueling P. 273 Fuel Economy P. 276 reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change specifications 2 Maintenance P.

  • Page 2

    Contents Quick Reference Guide P. 2 Child Safety P. 52 Exhaust Gas Hazard P. 64 Safety Labels P. 65 Safe Driving P. 27 Instrument Panel P. 67 Opening and Closing the Trunk P. 114 Security System P. 117 Opening and Closing the Windows P. 119 Adjusting the Mirrors P.

  • Page 3

    Quick Reference Guide Visual Index ❙ ECON Button (P 245) ❙ System Indicators (P 68) ❙ Gauges (P 84) ❙ intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) (P 85) ❙ Hazard Warning Button ❙ Audio System (P148) ❙ Navigation System () See the Navigation System Manual ❙...

  • Page 4

    ❙ Headlights/Turn Signals (P 124) ❙ LaneWatch (P261) ❙ Km/Mile Change Knob (P 84) ❙ (Select/Reset) Knob (P 85) ❙ Brightness Control (P 129) ❙ (Display/Information) Button (P 85) ❙ Wipers/Washers (P 128) ❙ Cruise Control Buttons (P 249) ❙ Horn (Press an area around ❙...

  • Page 5

    Visual Index ❙ Power Window Switches (P 119) ❙ Power Door Lock Master Switch (P 112) ❙ Door Mirror Controls (P 132) ❙ Rearview Mirror (P 132) ❙ Interior Fuse Box (P 354) ❙ Driver’s Front Airbag (P 42) ❙ Passenger’s Front Airbag (P 42) ❙...

  • Page 6

    ❙ Seat Belt (Installing a Child Seat) (P 59) ❙ Seat Belt to Secure a Child Seat (P 61) ❙ Side Curtain Airbags (P 48) ❙ Coat Hook (P 142) ❙ Grab Handle ❙ Ceiling Light (P 139) ❙ Seat Belts (P 32) ❙...

  • Page 7

    Visual Index ❙ Maintenance Under the Hood (P 288) ❙ Windshield Wipers (P 128, 306) ❙ Power Door Mirrors (P 132) ❙ Door Lock/Unlock Control (P 106) ❙ Headlights (P 124, 300) ❙ Front Turn Signal/Parking/ Side Marker Lights (P 124, 302) ❙...

  • Page 8

    ❙ How to Refuel (P 274) ❙ Audio Antenna (P150) ❙ High-Mount Brake Light (P 305) ❙ Opening/Closing the Trunk (P 114) ❙ Emergency Trunk Release Lever (P 116) ❙ Trunk Release Button (P 115) ❙ Rear License Plate Lights (P 305) ❙...

  • Page 9

    Eco Assist System Ambient Meter ● Changes color to reflect your driving style. Green: Fuel efficient driving Blue green: Moderate acceleration/ deceleration Blue: Aggressive acceleration/ deceleration ● The ambient meter color changes in accordance with your brake or accelerator pedal operation. The message is displayed for a few seconds when ECON mode is turned on.

  • Page 10

    Drive Cycle Score/Lifetime Points Drive Cycle Score ● Comes on when the vehicle is turned off. Advancing to Second Stage Advancing to Third Stage Receding to First Stage Receding to Second Stage Lifetime Points Real Time Score (represents your current trip) (P90) ●...

  • Page 11

    The Honda IMA System Tips to Improve Fuel Economy The main power source for the Honda IMA system is the gasoline engine. The electric motor assists the engine to improve fuel economy, based on To help your vehicle’s fuel economy: current operating conditions.

  • Page 12: Safety Precautions

    System Indicator (P69) When the vehicle is disposed ● The IMA battery is a Lithium ion battery. Honda collects and recycles used IMA batteries – consult with your dealer for proper battery disposal in the event your vehicle is not repairable.

  • Page 13

    Safe Driving (P27) Airbags (P39) ● Your vehicle is fitted with airbags to help protect you and your passengers during a moderate-to-severe collision. Child Safety (P52) ● All children 12 and younger should be seated in the rear seat. ● Smaller children should be properly restrained in a forward-facing child seat. ●...

  • Page 14: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel (P67) Gauges /intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) (P84) (P85) System Indicators (P68) Security System Alarm Indicator Ambient Meter System Indicators Lights Indicators Instant Fuel Fuel Gauge Speedometer Lights On Indicator Low Fuel Indicator Economy Gauge Electric Power High Beam Indicator Steering (EPS) System Indicator System Indicators...

  • Page 15: Wipers And Washers

    Controls (P101) Clock ENGINE START/STOP Lights (P102) (P124) Button Light Control Switches ● Press the button to change the vehicle’s power mode. High Beam Low Beam Flashing Models with navigation system The navigation system receives signals from Wipers and Washers GPS satellites, updating the clock automatically.

  • Page 16: Power Door Mirrors

    Steering Wheel Trunk Power Windows (P131) (P114) (P119) ● With the power mode in ON, open and ● To adjust, pull the adjustment lever close the power windows. towards you, adjust to the desired ● If the power window lock button is in the position, then lock the lever back in place.

  • Page 17

    Climate Control System (P144) ● Press the AUTO button to activate the climate control system. ● Press the button to turn the system on or off. ● Press the button to defrost the windshield. (On/Off) Button AUTO Button Temperature Control Dial Fan Control Dial (Mode Control) Button (Recirculation) Button...

  • Page 18: Audio Remote Controls

    Features Audio Remote Controls (P147) (P152) Audio System (P148) For navigation system operation Button () See the Navigation System Manual Button i-MID SOURCE Button ● Button 75° 002300 Press to adjust the volume up/down. miles ● SOURCE Button CD Slot (CD Eject) Press to change the audio mode: FM1/ Button...

  • Page 19

    Driving (P231) Automatic Transmission (CVT) (P243) ● Shift to and depress the brake pedal when starting the engine. ● Shifting Park Release Button Turn off or start the engine. Transmission is locked. Shift Lever Reverse Used when reversing. Neutral Transmission is not locked. Drive Normal driving.

  • Page 20

    VSA® OFF Button Refueling (P260) (P273) ● The vehicle stability assist (VSA®) system Fuel recommendation: Unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number 87 or helps stabilize the vehicle during higher required cornering, and helps maintain traction Fuel tank capacity: 13.2 US gal (50 L) while accelerating on loose or slippery road surfaces.

  • Page 21

    Maintenance (P279) Under the Hood (P288) ● Check engine oil, engine coolant, and windshield washer Wiper Blades (P306) fluid. Add when necessary. ● Replace blades if they leave streaks ● Check brake fluid. across the windshield. ● Check the 12 volt battery regularly. Pull the hood release handle under the corner of the dashboard.

  • Page 22: Handling The Unexpected

    Handling the Unexpected (P325) Flat Tire Engine Won’t Start Overheating (P327) (P341) (P347) ● If the battery is dead, jump start using a ● Park in a safe location. If you do not see ● Park in a safe location and repair the flat booster battery.

  • Page 23: What To Do If

    What to Do If Canadian models The steering wheel may be locked. ● The power mode does not Move the steering wheel left and right while ● change from VEHICLE OFF pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button at (LOCK) to ACCESSORY. the same time.

  • Page 24

    Why do the doors lock If you do not open the doors within 30 seconds, the doors are after I unlocked the doors relocked automatically for security. using a remote transmitter? Why does the beeper The beeper sounds when: sound when I open the The power mode is in ACCESSORY.

  • Page 25: California Proposition 65 Warning

    California Proposition 65 Warning To read data recorded by an EDR, special equipment is required, and access to the vehicle or the EDR is needed. In addition to the WARNING: This product contains or emits vehicle manufacturer, other parties, such as law enforcement, that chemicals known to the state of California to cause have the special equipment, can read the information if they have cancer and birth defects or other reproductive...

  • Page 26: A Few Words About Safety

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

  • Page 28: Safe Driving

    Safe Driving You can find many safety recommendations throughout this chapter, and throughout this manual. For Safe Driving Side Curtain Airbags ......48 Important Safety Precautions ..... 28 Airbag System Indicators....49 Your Vehicle’s Safety Features.... 30 Airbag Care ........51 Seat Belts Child Safety About Your Seat Belts......

  • Page 29: Important Safety Precautions

    For Safe Driving The following pages explain your vehicle’s safety features and how to use them properly. The safety precautions below are ones that we consider to be among the most important. Important Safety Precautions 1Important Safety Precautions ■ Always wear your seat belt Some states, provinces and territories prohibit the use A seat belt is your best protection in all types of collisions.

  • Page 30

    uuFor Safe DrivinguImportant Safety Precautions ■ Pay appropriate attention to the task of driving safely Engaging in cell phone conversation or other activities that keep you from paying close attention to the road, other vehicles, and pedestrians could lead to a crash. Remember, situations can change quickly, and only you can decide when it is safe to divert some attention away from driving.

  • Page 31: Your Vehicle's Safety Features

    uuFor Safe DrivinguYour Vehicle’s Safety Features Your Vehicle’s Safety Features 1Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Your vehicle is equipped with many features that work together to help 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 compartment, front and rear crush zones, a collapsible steering...

  • Page 32: Safety Checklist

    uuFor Safe DrivinguYour Vehicle’s Safety Features ■ 1Safety Checklist Safety Checklist If the door open indicator is on, a door is not For the safety of you and your passengers, make a habit of checking these items completely closed. Close all doors tightly until the each time before you drive.

  • Page 33: About Your Seat Belts

    Seat Belts About Your Seat Belts Seat belts are the single most effective safety device because they keep you 1About Your Seat Belts connected to the vehicle so that you can take advantage of many built-in safety WARNING features. They also help keep you from being thrown against the inside of the vehicle, against other passengers, or out of the vehicle.

  • Page 34: Seat Belt Reminder

    uuSeat BeltsuAbout Your Seat Belts ■ Proper use of seat belts 1About Your Seat Belts Follow these guidelines for proper use: If a rear seat passenger moves around and extends • All occupants should sit upright, well back in the seat, and remain in that position the seat belt, the lockable retractor may activate.

  • Page 35: Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners

    uuSeat BeltsuAbout Your Seat Belts ■ 1Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners The seat belt tensioners can only operate once. The front seats are equipped with automatic seat belt tensioners to enhance safety. If a tensioner is activated, the SRS indicator will come on.

  • Page 36: Fastening A Seat Belt

    uuSeat BeltsuFastening a Seat Belt Fastening a Seat Belt After adjusting a front seat to the proper position, and while sitting upright and well 1Fastening a Seat Belt back in the seat: No one should sit in a seat with an inoperative seat 2 Adjusting the Seats P.

  • Page 37

    uuSeat BeltsuFastening a Seat Belt 3. Position the lap part of the belt as low as 1Fastening a Seat Belt possible across your hips, then pull up on WARNING the shoulder part of the belt so the lap part Lap belt fits snugly.

  • Page 38: Advice For Pregnant Women

    uuSeat BeltsuFastening a Seat Belt ■ 1Advice for Pregnant Women Advice for Pregnant Women Each time you have a checkup, ask your doctor if it is If you are pregnant, the best way to protect yourself and your unborn child when okay for you to drive.

  • Page 39: Seat Belt Inspection

    uuSeat BeltsuSeat Belt Inspection Seat Belt Inspection Regularly check the condition of your seat belts as follows: 1Seat Belt Inspection • Pull each belt out fully, and look for frays, cuts, burns, and wear. WARNING • Check that the latches work smoothly and the belts retract easily. If a belt does not retract easily, cleaning the belt may correct the problem.

  • Page 40: Airbag System Components

    Airbags Airbag System Components Continued...

  • Page 41

    uuAirbagsuAirbag System Components The front, front side, and side curtain An electronic control unit that continually Impact sensors that can detect a airbags are deployed according to the monitors and records information about moderate-to-severe front or side impact. direction and severity of impact. Both side the sensors, the airbag activators, the curtain airbags are deployed in a rollover.

  • Page 42

    uuAirbagsuAirbag System Components ■ 1Important Facts About Your Airbags Important Facts About Your Airbags Do not attempt to deactivate your airbags. Together, Airbags can pose serious hazards. To do their job, airbags must inflate with airbags and seat belts provide the best protection. tremendous force.

  • Page 43: Types Of Airbags, Front Airbags (srs)

    uuAirbagsuTypes of Airbags Types of Airbags Your vehicle is equipped with three types of airbags: 1Types of Airbags • Front airbags: Airbags in front of the driver’s and front passenger’s seats. The airbags can inflate whenever the power mode is •...

  • Page 44

    uuAirbagsuFront Airbags (SRS) ■ Operation Front airbags are designed to inflate during moderate-to-severe frontal collisions. When the vehicle decelerates suddenly, the sensors send information to the control unit which signals one or both front airbags to inflate. A frontal collision can be either head-on or angled between two vehicles, or when a vehicle crashes into a stationary object, such as a concrete wall.

  • Page 45

    uuAirbagsuFront Airbags (SRS) ■ When front airbags should not deploy Minor frontal crashes: Front airbags were designed to supplement seat belts and help save lives, not to prevent minor scrapes, or even broken bones that might occur during a less than moderate-to-severe frontal crash. Side impacts: Front airbags can provide protection when a sudden deceleration causes a driver or front passenger to move towards the front of the vehicle.

  • Page 46: Advanced Airbags

    Do not place any cover over the passenger side The passenger’s advanced front airbag system dashboard. has weight sensors. Although Honda recommends against Passenger’s carrying an infant or small child in front, if the Seat sensors detect the weight of a child (up to...

  • Page 47: Side Airbags

    uuAirbagsuSide Airbags Side Airbags The side airbags help protect the torso and pelvis of the driver or a front passenger 1Side Airbags during a moderate-to-severe side impact. Make sure you and your front passenger always sit upright. Leaning into the path of a side airbag can ■...

  • Page 48

    uuAirbagsuSide Airbags ■ When a side airbag deploys with little or no visible damage Because the airbag system senses sudden acceleration, a strong impact to the side of the vehicle’s framework can cause a side airbag to deploy. In such cases, there may be little or no damage, but the side impact sensors detected a severe enough impact to deploy the airbag.

  • Page 49: Side Curtain Airbags

    uuAirbagsuSide Curtain Airbags Side Curtain Airbags The side curtain airbags help protect the heads of the driver and passengers in outer 1Side Curtain Airbags seating positions during a moderate-to-severe side impact. The side curtain airbags If the SRS control unit senses that your vehicle is equipped in this vehicle are also designed to help reduce the likelihood of partial and about to rollover, it immediately deploys both side curtain airbags and activates both front seat belt...

  • Page 50: Airbag System Indicators

    uuAirbagsuAirbag System Indicators ■ When side curtain airbags deploy in a frontal collision One or both side curtain airbags may inflate in a moderate-to-severe angled frontal collision. In this case, the side curtain airbags will deploy slightly after the front airbags. Airbag System Indicators If a problem occurs in the airbag system, the SRS indicator will come on and a message appears on the i-MID.

  • Page 51

    uuAirbagsuAirbag System Indicators ■ 1Passenger Airbag Off Indicator Passenger Airbag Off Indicator If the indicator comes on with no front passenger and ■ When the passenger airbag off no objects on the passenger’s seat, or with an adult U.S. Canada indicator comes on riding there, something may be interfering with the The indicator comes on to alert you that the...

  • Page 52: Airbag Care

    This would likely disable the driver’s seat position sensor or the weight sensors in the passenger’s seat. If it is necessary to remove or modify a front seat to accommodate a person with disabilities, contact a Honda dealer, or for U.S. vehicles, American Honda Automobile Customer Service at 800-999-1009 and for Canadian vehicles,...

  • Page 53: Protecting Child Passengers

    Child Safety Protecting Child Passengers Each year, many children are injured or killed in vehicle crashes because they are 1Protecting Child Passengers either unrestrained or not properly restrained. In fact, vehicle accidents are the WARNING number one cause of death of children ages 12 and under. Children who are unrestrained or To reduce the number of child deaths and injuries, every state, Canadian province improperly restrained can be seriously...

  • Page 54

    uuChild SafetyuProtecting Child Passengers • Any child who is too small to wear a seat belt correctly must be restrained in an 1Protecting Child Passengers approved child seat that is properly secured to the vehicle using either the lap belt WARNING portion of the lap/shoulder belt or the lower anchors of the LATCH system.

  • Page 55: Protecting Infants, Safety Of Infants And Small Children

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children Safety of Infants and Small Children ■ 1Protecting Infants Protecting Infants WARNING An infant must be properly restrained in a rear-facing, reclining child seat until the infant reaches the seat maker’s weight or height limit for the seat, and the infant is Placing a rear-facing child seat in the front at least one year old.

  • Page 56

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children ■ 1Protecting Smaller Children Protecting Smaller Children WARNING If a child is at least one year old and within the weight range indicated by the child seat manufacturer, the child should be properly restrained in a firmly secured Placing a forward-facing child seat in the forward-facing child seat.

  • Page 57: Selecting A Child Seat

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children ■ 1Selecting a Child Seat Selecting a Child Seat Installation of a LATCH-compatible child seat is Most child seats are LATCH-compatible (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren). simple. Some have a rigid-type connector while others have a flexible-type connector. Both are equally easy to use.

  • Page 58: Installing A Latch-compatible Child Seat

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children ■ Installing a LATCH-Compatible Child Seat A LATCH-compatible child seat can be installed in either of the two outer rear seats. A child seat is attached to the lower anchors with either the rigid or flexible type of connectors.

  • Page 59

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children 1Installing a LATCH-Compatible Child Seat For your child’s safety, when using a child seat installed using the LATCH system, make sure that the child seat is properly secured to the vehicle. A child seat that is not properly secured will not adequately protect a child in a crash and may cause injury to the child or other vehicle occupants.

  • Page 60

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children ■ 1Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/Shoulder Seat Belt Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/Shoulder Seat Belt A child seat that is not properly secured will not 1. Place the child seat on the vehicle seat. adequately protect a child in a crash and may cause 2.

  • Page 61

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children 6. Make sure the child seat is firmly secured by 1Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/Shoulder Seat Belt rocking it forward and back and side to To deactivate a lockable retractor, release the buckle side;...

  • Page 62

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children ■ Adding Security with a Tether 1Adding Security with a Tether Since a tether can provide additional security to the A tether anchorage point is provided behind Tether Anchorage Points lap/shoulder seat belt installation, we recommend each rear seating position.

  • Page 63: Protecting Larger Children, Safety Of Larger Children

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Larger Children Safety of Larger Children ■ 1Safety of Larger Children Protecting Larger Children WARNING The following pages give instructions on how to check proper seat belt fit, what kind of booster seat to use if one is needed, and important precautions for a child who Allowing a child age 12 or under to sit in must sit in front.

  • Page 64: Booster Seats

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Larger Children ■ 1Booster Seats Booster Seats When installing a booster seat, make sure to read the If a lap/shoulder seat belt cannot be used instructions that came with it, and install the seat properly, position the child in a booster seat in accordingly.

  • Page 65: Carbon Monoxide Gas

    Exhaust Gas Hazard Carbon Monoxide Gas The engine exhaust from this vehicle contains carbon monoxide, a colorless, 1Carbon Monoxide Gas odorless, and highly toxic gas. As long as you properly maintain your vehicle, carbon WARNING monoxide gas will not get into the interior. Carbon monoxide gas is toxic.

  • Page 66: Label Locations

    Safety Labels Label Locations These labels are in the locations shown. They warn you of potential hazards that can 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 a dealer for a replacement.

  • Page 68: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel This chapter describes the buttons, indicators, and gauges that are used while driving. Indicators ..........68 intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Warning and Information Messages ..80 Gauges and intelligent Multi- Information Display (i-MID) Gauges..........84 intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)... 85...

  • Page 69

    Indicators Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when Comes on while driving - Make sure ● ● you set the power mode to ON, the parking brake is released. Check the then goes off if the parking brake brake fluid level.

  • Page 70

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on when you set the power Readiness codes are part of the on board ● ● mode to ON, and goes off when diagnostics for the emissions control the engine starts, or after several systems.

  • Page 71

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when Blinks while driving - Avoid sudden ● ● you set the power mode to ON, starts and acceleration and have your Transmission then goes off. vehicle checked by a dealer immediately. Indicator Blinks if the transmission system ●...

  • Page 72

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly - Have the vehicle ● ● Anti-lock Brake you set the power mode to ON, checked by a dealer. With this indicator System (ABS) then goes off.

  • Page 73

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when ● Vehicle Stability you set the power mode to ON, Assist (VSA®) then goes off. — 2 VSA® On and Off P. 260 OFF Indicator Comes on when you deactivate ●...

  • Page 74

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on when you set the power Stays on constantly or does not come ● ● Electric Power mode to ON, and goes off when on at all - Have your vehicle checked by a Steering (EPS) the engine starts.

  • Page 75

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when ● While the indicator is on, press the ● you set the power mode to ON, (display/information) button to see the then goes off. message again. Comes on along with a beep when ●...

  • Page 76

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on when the high beam ● High Beam — — headlights are on. Indicator Comes on whenever the light If you set the power mode to ● ● Lights On switch is on, or in AUTO when the ACCESSORY or VEHICLE OFF (LOCK) —...

  • Page 77

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Blinks when the Security System ● Security System Alarm has been set. 2 Security System Alarm P. 117 — Alarm Indicator Comes on for a few seconds when Blinks while driving - Drive slowly to ●...

  • Page 78

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly without FCW off ● ● you set the power mode to ON, - Have your vehicle checked by a dealer. then goes off. Comes on when you have ●...

  • Page 79

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly - Have the vehicle ● ● you set the power mode to ON, checked by a dealer. then goes off. Comes on if there is a problem ●...

  • Page 80

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Message Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly or does not come ● ● you set the power mode to ON, on at all - Have your vehicle checked by then goes off. a dealer.

  • Page 81

    uuIndicatorsuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Warning and Information Messages intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Warning and Information Messages The following messages appear only on the i-MID. Press the (display/information) button to see the message again with the system message indicator on. Message Condition Explanation Appears when the fuel fill cap is loose or is not...

  • Page 82

    uuIndicatorsuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Warning and Information Messages Message Condition Explanation Appears when you set the power mode to ACCESSORY ● or ON. 2 Starting the Engine P. 238 Appears when the steering wheel is locked. Move the steering wheel left and right while pressing Except U.S.

  • Page 83

    uuIndicatorsuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Warning and Information Messages Message Condition Explanation Appears when you close the door with the power mode Disappears when you bring the smart entry remote back ● ● in ON without the smart entry remote inside the vehicle. inside the vehicle and close the door.

  • Page 84

    uuIndicatorsuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Warning and Information Messages U.S. models Message Condition Explanation Flashes when the system senses a likely collision with a Take appropriate action to prevent a collision (apply the ● ● vehicle in front of you. brakes, change lanes, etc.). 2 Forward Collision Warning (FCW) P.

  • Page 85: Fuel Gauge

    Gauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Gauges Gauges include the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, and related indicators. 1Gauges They are displayed when the power mode is in ON. Press and hold the km/mile change knob until you hear a beep. The speedometer reading and the ■...

  • Page 86

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) The i-MID shows the odometer, trip meter, outside temperature indicator, and other gauges. It also displays important messages such as warnings and other helpful information. ■ Switching the Display ■...

  • Page 87

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Trip computer Press the (Select/Reset) knob to change the display. Odometer Trip A Trip B Outside temperature (Select/Reset) Knob...

  • Page 88

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Fuel consumption 1Fuel consumption You can choose an item to be displayed in the fuel consumption screen. Range, elapsed time, or average speed can be selected. 2 Customized Features P. 93 2 Switching the Display P.

  • Page 89: Trip Meter, Resetting Trip Meter

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Odometer Shows the total number of miles or kilometers that your vehicle has accumulated. ■ 1Trip Meter Trip Meter Switch between trip meter A and trip meter B by Shows the total number of miles or kilometers driven since the last reset. Meters A pressing the knob, or by using the customized and B can be used to measure two separate trips.

  • Page 90: Outside Temperature

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Average Speed Shows the average speed in mph or km/h since Trip A or Trip B was reset. ■ Engine Oil Life Shows the remaining oil life and Maintenance Minder 2 Maintenance Minder P.

  • Page 91

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Ecological Drive Display ■ Real-time score Leaf 1st Stage The Eco assist scoring system is a point system ICON you can use to monitor your driving style and its impact on fuel economy. Points are 2nd Stage represented by leaf icons on the i-MID.

  • Page 92

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Eco drive bar 1Eco drive bar The bar extends to the right or left of the center line while driving. The more The ambient meter color changes corresponding to aggressive the acceleration is, the further the bar extends to the right. The more the level of eco drive bar extension.

  • Page 93

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ 1Power Flow Monitor Power Flow Monitor The IMA battery charge level may decrease rapidly Displays engine and electric motor power flow and whether the system is assisting under the following conditions: the engine or charging the battery.

  • Page 94: Customized Features

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ 1Customized Features Customized Features To customize other features, press the Use the i-MID to customize certain features. button. 2 List of customizable options P. 97 ■ How to customize Select the Vehicle Menu screen by pressing the MENU button while the power mode is in ON, and the vehicle is at a complete stop.

  • Page 95

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Customization flow 1Customized Features Press the MENU button. You can exit the customizing screen at any time by pressing the MENU button. Vehicle Menu Vehicle Information Fuel Consumption History Maintenance info Odometer/Trip Meter Trip Meter Reset Select Trip/Odometer...

  • Page 96

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Customize Settings TPMS Calibration Driving support system Forward Collision Warning setup Distance Trip Meter Item to Display Welcome Screen Color Theme Display Setup Keyless Start Guidance Screens Turn by Turn Display Language Selection Adjust Outside Temp.

  • Page 97

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Keyless Access Beep Keyless Access Setup Door Unlock Mode Interior Light Dimming Time Lighting Setup Headlight Auto Off Timer Auto Light Sensitivity Auto Door Lock Door Lock Mode Door Setup Auto Unlock All Doors Keyless Lock Acknowledgment Security Relock Timer Default All...

  • Page 98

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ List of customizable options Setup Group Customizable Features Description Selectable settings Fuel Consumption Shows the fuel consumption history. — Vehicle History Information Maintenance Info Resets the Maintenance Minder No/Yes Trip Meter Reset Resets the trip meter.

  • Page 99

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Setup Group Customizable Features Description Selectable settings TPMS Calibration Calibrates the TPMS. Cancel/Initialize Driving Forward Support Collision Changes at which distance FCW alerts, or turns Long/Normal /Short/Off System Warning FCW on and off. Setup Distance Trip Meter Item...

  • Page 100

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Setup Group Customizable Features Description Selectable settings Adjust Outside -5°F ~ ±0°F ~ +5°F (U.S.) Adjusts the temperature reading by a few degrees. -3°C ~ ±0°C ~ +3°C (Canada) Temp. Display Changes the setting of how to reset trip meter A, Trip A reset With refuel/Manual only...

  • Page 101

    uuGauges and intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)uintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Setup Group Customizable Features Description Selectable settings Interior Light Changes the length of time the interior lights stay Dimming 60sec/30sec /15sec on after you close the doors. Time Lighting Headlight Changes the length of time the exterior lights stay Setup Auto Off 60sec/30sec/15sec...

  • Page 102: Controls

    Controls This chapter explains how to operate the various controls necessary for driving. Clock ..........102 Opening and Closing the Windows ...119 Adjusting the Mirrors Locking and Unlocking the Doors Operating the Switches Around the Interior Rearview Mirror ....132 Key Types and Functions ....

  • Page 103: Adjusting The Time

    Clock Adjusting the Clock You can adjust the time in the clock display, with the power mode in ON. 1Adjusting the Clock You can customize the clock display to show the 12 ■ Adjusting the Time hour clock or 24 hour clock. 2 Customized Features P.

  • Page 104: Key Types And Functions

    Locking and Unlocking the Doors Key Types and Functions This vehicle comes with the following keys: 1Key Types and Functions Use the key to start and stop the engine, to All the keys have an immobilizer system. The lock and unlock the doors and to open the immobilizer system helps to protect against vehicle theft.

  • Page 105: Key Number Tag

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuKey Types and Functions ■ 1Key Number Tag Key Number Tag Keep the key number tag separate from the key in a Contains a number that you will need if you safe place outside of your vehicle. purchase a replacement key.

  • Page 106: Low Smart Entry Remote Signal Strength

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLow Smart Entry Remote Signal Strength Low Smart Entry Remote Signal Strength The vehicle transmits radio waves to locate the smart entry remote when locking/ 1Low Smart Entry Remote Signal Strength unlocking the doors, opening the trunk, or to start the engine. Communication between the smart entry remote and the vehicle consumes the smart entry remote’s In the following cases, locking/unlocking the doors, opening the trunk, or starting...

  • Page 107: Locking/unlocking The Doors From The Outside, Using The Remote Transmitter

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside ■ 1Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside Using the Remote Transmitter You can lock or unlock doors using the remote ■ Locking the doors transmitter or smart entry system only when the Press the lock button.

  • Page 108: Using The Smart Entry With Push Button Start System

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside ■ 1Using the Smart Entry with Push Button Start System Using the Smart Entry with Push Button Start System • Do not leave the smart entry remote in the vehicle When you carry the smart entry remote, you when you get out.

  • Page 109

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside ■ Unlocking the doors and the trunk 1Using the Smart Entry with Push Button Start System Grab the driver’s door handle: If you do not open a door within 30 seconds of The driver’s door unlocks.

  • Page 110

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside ■ 1Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key When you lock the driver’s door with the key, all the Fully insert the key and turn it. other doors lock at the same time.

  • Page 111

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside ■ 1Using the Lock Tab Using the Lock Tab When you lock the door using the lock tab on the ■ Locking a door driver’s door, all the other doors lock at the same To Lock Lock Tab...

  • Page 112

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside ■ 1Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle The inner front door handles are designed to allow Pull the front door inner handle. front seat occupants to open the door in one motion.

  • Page 113: Childproof Door Locks

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuChildproof Door Locks ■ 1Using the Master Door Lock Switch Using the Master Door Lock Switch When you lock/unlock each front door using the Press the master door lock switch in as shown master lock switch, all the other doors lock/unlock at to lock or unlock all doors.

  • Page 114: Auto Door Locking/unlocking

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuAuto Door Locking/Unlocking Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Your vehicle locks and unlocks all doors automatically when a certain condition is 1Auto Door Locking/Unlocking met. You can turn off or change to another auto door locking/unlocking setting using the i-MID. ■...

  • Page 115: Using The Trunk Opener

    Opening and Closing the Trunk Precautions for Opening/Closing the Trunk ■ Opening the trunk Open the trunk all the way. If it is not fully opened, the trunk lid may begin to close under its own weight. ■ Closing the trunk Keep the trunk lid closed while driving to: Avoid possible damage.

  • Page 116: Using The Trunk Release Button

    uuOpening and Closing the TrunkuUsing the Trunk Release Button ■ Locking the trunk opener 1Locking the trunk opener You can lock the trunk release with the built- If you need to give the key to someone else, give in key. them the remote from which you have removed the built-in key.

  • Page 117: Emergency Trunk Opener

    uuOpening and Closing the TrunkuUsing the Remote Transmitter Using the Remote Transmitter Press the trunk release button for approximately one second to unlock and open the trunk. Trunk Release Button Emergency Trunk Opener 1Emergency Trunk Opener The trunk release lever allows you to open the Parents should decide if their children should be shown how to use this feature.

  • Page 118: Immobilizer System, Security System Alarm

    Security System Immobilizer System The immobilizer system prevents a key that has not been pre-registered from 1Immobilizer System starting the engine. Each key contains electronic transmitters that use electronic NOTICE signals to verify the key. Leaving the smart entry remote in the vehicle can result in theft or accidental movement of the vehicle.

  • Page 119: Panic Mode

    uuSecurity SystemuSecurity System Alarm ■ Setting the security system alarm 1Security System Alarm The security system alarm automatically sets when the following conditions have Do not set the security system alarm when someone been met: is in the vehicle or a window is open. The system can •...

  • Page 120

    Opening and Closing the Windows Opening/Closing the Power Windows The power windows can be opened and closed when the power mode is in ON, 1Opening/Closing the Power Windows using the switches on the doors. The driver’s side switches can be used to open and WARNING close all the windows.

  • Page 121

    uuOpening and Closing the WindowsuOpening/Closing the Power Windows ■ Opening/Closing Windows without Auto-Open/Close Function To open: Push the switch down. Close To close: Pull the switch up. Release the switch when the window reaches the desired position. Open...

  • Page 122: Operating The Switches Around The Steering Wheel, Engine Start/stop Button

    Operating the Switches Around the Steering Wheel ENGINE START/STOP Button ■ 1ENGINE START/STOP Button Changing the Power Mode ENGINE START/STOP Button Operating Range VEHICLE OFF (LOCK) Operating Range Indicator Indicator in the button is off. The steering wheel is locked The power to all electrical components is turned off.

  • Page 123

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluENGINE START/STOP Button ■ Automatic Power Off If you leave the vehicle for 30 to 60 minutes with the shift lever in P and the power mode in ACCESSORY, the vehicle automatically goes into the mode similar to VEHICLE OFF (LOCK) to avoid the battery drain.

  • Page 124

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluENGINE START/STOP Button ■ Power Mode Reminder If you open the driver’s door when the power mode is set to ACCESSORY, a warning buzzer sounds. ■ Smart Entry Remote Reminder 1Smart Entry Remote Reminder When the smart entry remote is within the system’s Warning buzzers may sound from inside or/ operational range, and the driver’s door is closed, the...

  • Page 125: Turn Signals, Light Switches, Manual Operation

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluTurn Signals Turn Signals The turn signals can be used when the power mode is in ON. Right Turn ■ One-touch turn signal When you lightly push up or down and release the turn signal lever, the exterior turn signals and turn signal indicator blink three times.

  • Page 126: Automatic Lighting Control

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluLight Switches ■ 1Automatic Lighting Control Automatic Lighting Control We recommend that you turn on the lights manually Automatic lighting control can be used when when driving at night, in a dense fog, or in dark areas the power mode is in ON.

  • Page 127

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluLight Switches ■ 1Headlight Integration with Wipers Headlight Integration with Wipers This feature activates during the headlights are off in The headlights automatically come on when the wipers are used several times within AUTO. a certain number of intervals with the headlight switch in AUTO.

  • Page 128: Daytime Running Lights

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluDaytime Running Lights Daytime Running Lights The daytime running lights come on when the following conditions have been met: • The power mode is in ON. • The headlight switch is off, or in •...

  • Page 129

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluWipers and Washers Wipers and Washers The windshield wipers and washers can be 1Wipers and Washers used when the power mode is in ON. NOTICE Do not use the wipers when the windshield is dry. ■...

  • Page 130: Brightness Control

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluBrightness Control Brightness Control When the parking lights are turned on and the 1Brightness Control power mode is in ON, you can use the Instrument panel brightness varies, depending on brightness control knob to adjust instrument whether the exterior lights are on or off.

  • Page 131: Rear Defogger/heated Door Mirror

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluRear Defogger/Heated Door Mirror Button Rear Defogger/Heated Door Mirror Button Press the rear defogger and heated door 1Rear Defogger/Heated Door Mirror Button mirror button to defog the rear window and NOTICE mirrors when the power mode is in ON. When cleaning the inside of the rear window, be careful not to damage the heating wires.

  • Page 132: Adjusting The Steering Wheel

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluAdjusting the Steering Wheel Adjusting the Steering Wheel The steering wheel height and distance from your body can be adjusted so that you 1Adjusting the Steering Wheel can comfortably grip the steering wheel in an appropriate driving posture. WARNING 1.

  • Page 133: Interior Rearview Mirror, Power Door Mirrors

    Adjusting the Mirrors Interior Rearview Mirror Adjust the angle of the rearview mirror when you are sitting in the correct driving 1Adjusting the Mirrors position. Keep the inside and outside mirrors clean and adjusted for best visibility. ■ Rearview Mirror with Day and Night Positions Adjust the mirrors before you start driving.

  • Page 134

    uuAdjusting the MirrorsuPower Door Mirrors ■ 1Expanded View Driver’s Mirror Expanded View Driver’s Mirror Objects visible in the outer segment of the driver side The driver side door mirror has outer and inner Outer Segment door mirror appear smaller than objects in the rest of segments.

  • Page 135: Adjusting The Seat Positions

    Adjusting the Seats Adjusting the Seat Positions Adjust the driver’s seat as far back as possible 1Adjusting the Seats Allow sufficient while allowing you to maintain full control of space. WARNING the vehicle. You should be able to sit upright, well back in the seat and be able to Sitting too close to a front airbag can result adequately press the pedals without leaning...

  • Page 136: Adjusting The Seat-backs

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuAdjusting the Seat Positions ■ 1Adjusting the Seat-Backs Adjusting the Seat-Backs WARNING Adjust the driver’s seat-back to a comfortable, upright position, leaving ample space Reclining the seat-back too far can result in between your chest and the airbag cover in serious injury or death in a crash.

  • Page 137: Adjusting The Head Restraints

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuAdjusting the Seat Positions ■ 1Adjusting the Head Restraints Adjusting the Head Restraints WARNING Your vehicle is equipped with head restraints in all seating positions. Improperly positioning head restraints reduces their effectiveness and increases Head restraints are most effective for the likelihood of serious injury in a crash.

  • Page 138

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuAdjusting the Seat Positions ■ 1Changing the Rear Seat Head Restraint Positions Changing the Rear Seat Head Restraint Positions When a passenger is seated in the rear center seating A passenger sitting in a back seating position position, make sure the rear head restraint is adjusted should adjust the height of their head restraint to its highest position.

  • Page 139: Maintain A Proper Sitting Position

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuArmrest ■ 1Maintain a Proper Sitting Position Maintain a Proper Sitting Position WARNING After all occupants have adjusted their seats and head restraints, and put on their seat belts, it is very important that they continue to sit upright, well back in their Sitting improperly or out of position can seats, with their feet on the floor, until the vehicle is safely parked and the engine is result in serious injury or death in a crash.

  • Page 140: Interior Lights/interior Convenience Items, Interior Lights

    Interior Lights/Interior Convenience Items Interior Lights ■ 1Interior Light Switch Interior Light Switch In the door activated position, the interior light fades ■ out and goes off about 30 seconds after the doors Door Activated Position The interior light comes on regardless of are closed.

  • Page 141: Interior Convenience Items

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items Interior Convenience Items ■ 1Glove Box Glove Box WARNING Pull the handle to open the glove box. Handle An open glove box can cause serious injury to your passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt.

  • Page 142: Beverage Holders, Center Pocket

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Beverage Holders Beverage Holders NOTICE ■ Front seat beverage holders Spilled liquids damage the upholstery, carpeting, and electrical components in the interior. Be careful when you are using the beverage holders. Hot liquid can scald you. ■...

  • Page 143: Accessory Power Socket, Coat Hook

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Accessory Power Socket Accessory Power Socket NOTICE The accessory power socket can be used when the power mode is in ACCESSORY or Do not insert an automotive type cigarette lighter element. Open the cover to use it. This can overheat the power socket.

  • Page 144: Seat Heaters

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Seat Heaters Seat Heaters WARNING The power mode must be in ON to use the seat heaters. The HI setting heats the seats Heat induced burns are possible when faster than the LO setting. using seat heaters.

  • Page 145: Using Automatic Climate Control

    Climate Control System Using Automatic Climate Control The automatic climate control system maintains the interior temperature you select. 1Using Automatic Climate Control The system also selects the proper mix of heated or cooled air that raises or lowers If any buttons are pressed while using the climate the interior temperature to your preference as quickly as possible.

  • Page 146: Defrosting The Windshield And Windows

    uuClimate Control SystemuUsing Automatic Climate Control ■ 1Using Automatic Climate Control Defrosting the Windshield and Windows Pressing the button switches the climate Pressing the (windshield defroster) button control system between on and off. When turned on, turns the air conditioner system on and the system returns to your last selection.

  • Page 147: Automatic Climate Control Sensors

    uuClimate Control SystemuAutomatic Climate Control Sensors Automatic Climate Control Sensors The automatic climate control system is Sensor equipped with sensors. Do not cover or spill any liquid on them. Sensor...

  • Page 148: Features

    Features This chapter describes how to operate technology features. Audio System Playing a CD ........167 Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®..... 205 About Your Audio System....148 Playing an iPod ........ 170 USB/HDMI® Port....... 149 Playing Internet Radio ...... 173 USB Adapter Cable ......150 Playing a USB Flash Drive ....

  • Page 149: About Your Audio System

    Audio System About Your Audio System On models with navigation system, see the Navigation System Manual for operation 1About Your Audio System of the audio system, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, and voice commands for these XM® Radio is available on a subscription basis only. features.

  • Page 150: Usb/hdmi® Port

    uuAudio SystemuUSB/HDMI® Port USB/HDMI® Port 1. Open the cover. 1USB/HDMI® Port 2. Install the iPod dock connector or the USB • Do not leave the iPod or USB flash drive in the flash drive to the USB port. vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may damage it.

  • Page 151: Audio Antenna, Usb Adapter Cable

    uuAudio SystemuUSB Adapter Cable USB Adapter Cable 1. Lift the armrest and unclip the USB 1USB Adapter Cable connector cable. • Do not leave the iPod or USB flash drive in the 2. Install the iPod dock connector or the USB vehicle.

  • Page 152: Audio System Theft Protection

    uuAudio SystemuAudio System Theft Protection Audio System Theft Protection The audio system is disabled when it is disconnected from the power source, such as when the battery is disconnected or goes dead. In certain conditions, the system may display Enter Code. If this occurs, reactivate the audio system. ■...

  • Page 153

    uuAudio SystemuAudio Remote Controls Audio Remote Controls Allow you to operate the audio system while driving. 1Audio Remote Controls SOURCE Button The CD or AUX mode appears only when a CD is SOURCE Button Cycles through the audio modes as follows: loaded or HDMI device is connected.

  • Page 154

    uuAudio SystemuAudio Remote Controls Steering Wheel MENU Button 1Audio Remote Controls • When listening to the radio The MENU button is available only when the audio Press and hold the MENU button: To select the radio station by Scan, Save mode is FM, AM, XM , CD, USB, iPod, Pandora®, Preset, or Seek.

  • Page 155

    Audio System Basic Operation To use the audio system function, the power mode must be in ACCESSORY or ON. 1Audio System Basic Operation HOME: Select to go to the HOME screen. Audio Menu Items MENU HOME Button 2 Switching the Display P. 155 2 Station List P.

  • Page 156: Audio/information Screen

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuAudio/Information Screen Audio/Information Screen Displays the audio status and wallpaper. From this display, you can go to various setup options. ■ Switching the Display HOME Screen Select HOME to go to the HOME screen. Select Phone, Info, Audio, Settings, or HondaLink. Continued...

  • Page 157

    2 Customized Features P. 192 ■ HondaLink Apps Connects with your smartphone to play personalized music information, and social media streams. 2 Smartphone Apps P. 182 *1: Available on specific phones only. Check handsfreelink.honda.com for compatible phones and hondalink.com for feature details.

  • Page 158: Wallpaper Setup

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuAudio/Information Screen ■ 1Wallpaper Setup Wallpaper Setup • When importing wallpaper files, the image must be You can change, store, and delete the wallpaper on the audio/information screen. in the USB flash drive’s root directory. Images in a folder cannot be imported. ■...

  • Page 159

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuAudio/Information Screen ■ Select wallpaper 1Wallpaper Setup 1. Select Settings to go to the Settings screen. From the pop-up menu, select Preview to see a 2. Select Info. preview at full-size screen. 3. Select Clock/Wallpaper Type, then the Wallpaper tab. The screen changes to the wallpaper list.

  • Page 160: Adjusting The Sound

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuAdjusting the Sound Adjusting the Sound 1. Select Settings. 1Adjusting the Sound 2. Select Audio. The SVC has four modes: Off, Low, Mid, and High. 3. Select Sound. SVC adjusts the volume level based on the vehicle speed.

  • Page 161: Display Setup

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuDisplay Setup Display Setup You can change the brightness or color theme of the audio/information screen. ■ 1Changing the Screen Brightness Changing the Screen Brightness You can change the Contrast and Black Level 1. Select Settings to go to the Settings settings in the same manner.

  • Page 162: Playing Am/fm Radio

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio Playing AM/FM Radio Audio/Information Screen 75° 002300 miles (Power) Button Tune Icons Press to turn the audio system Select to tune the radio on and off. frequency. VOL (Volume) Select to adjust the volume. Open/Close Icon Displays/hides the detailed information.

  • Page 163

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio ■ 1Playing AM/FM Radio Preset Memory The ST indicator appears on the display indicating To store a station: stereo FM broadcasts. 1. Tune to the selected station. Stereo reproduction in AM is not available. 2.

  • Page 164

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio ■ Radio text Displays the radio text information of the selected RDS station. 1. Select MENU. 2. Select View Radio Text. ■ Scan Samples each of the strongest stations on the selected band for 10 seconds. 1.

  • Page 165: Playing Xm® Radio

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying XM® Radio Playing XM® Radio Audio/Information Screen Category Icons Select to display and (Power) Button select an XM® Radio category. Press to turn the audio system on and off. VOL (Volume) Select to adjust the volume. Open/Close Icon Displays/hides the detailed MENU...

  • Page 166

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying XM® Radio ■ 1Playing XM® Radio To Play XM® Radio In channel mode, all available channels are selectable. 1. Select XM® mode. In category mode, you can select a channel within a 2 Audio Remote Controls P. 152 category (Jazz, Rock, Classical, etc.).

  • Page 167

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying XM® Radio ■ 1Playing XM® Radio Preset Memory Switching audio mode To store a station: Press the SOURCE button on the steering wheel or 1. Tune to the selected station. select SOURCE on the list. 2. Select MENU. 2 Audio Remote Controls P.

  • Page 168: Playing A Cd

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a CD Playing a CD Your audio system supports audio CDs, CD-Rs and CD-RWs in either MP3, WMA, or format. With the CD loaded, select the CD mode. Audio/Information Screen CD Slot Insert a CD about halfway into the CD slot.

  • Page 169

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a CD ■ 1Playing a CD How to Select a File from the Music Search List (MP3/WMA/ AAC) NOTICE Do not use CDs with adhesive labels. The label can 1. Select MENU and select Music Search. cause the CD to jam in the unit.

  • Page 170

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a CD ■ 1How to Select a Play Mode How to Select a Play Mode Play Mode Menu Items You can select scan, repeat, and random modes when playing a track or file. Scan 1. Select MENU. Scan Folders (MP3/WMA/AAC): Provides 10-second 2.

  • Page 171: Playing An Ipod

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying an iPod Playing an iPod Connect the iPod using your dock connector to the USB port or the USB adapter cable, then select the iPod mode. 2 USB/HDMI® Port P. 149 2 USB Adapter Cable P. 150 123456 Song AAA Genre AAA...

  • Page 172

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying an iPod ■ 1How to Select a Song from the Music Search List How to Select a Song from the Music Search List Available operating functions vary on models or 1. Select MENU and select Music Search. versions.

  • Page 173

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying an iPod ■ 1How to Select a Play Mode How to Select a Play Mode Play Mode Menu Items You can select repeat and shuffle modes when playing a file. Repeat Song: Repeats the current track. 1.

  • Page 174: Playing Internet Radio

    Connect a compatible phone through Bluetooth®. 2 Phone Setup P. 211 To find out if your phone is compatible with this feature, visit www.handsfreelink.honda.com, or call iPhone only 1-888-528-7876. You can also connect the phone using your dock connector to the USB port or the USB adapter cable.

  • Page 175

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying Internet Radio ■ 1Playing Internet Radio Pandora® Menu Pandora® is free, personalized radio that plays music You can operate some of the Pandora® menu items from your vehicle’s audio and comedy you’ll love. Just start with the name of system.

  • Page 176: Playing A Usb Flash Drive

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a USB Flash Drive Playing a USB Flash Drive Your audio system reads and plays sound files on a USB flash drive in either MP3, WMA or AAC format. Connect your USB flash drive to the USB port or the USB adapter cable, then select the USB mode. 2 USB/HDMI®...

  • Page 177

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a USB Flash Drive ■ 1Playing a USB Flash Drive How to Select a File from the Music Search List Use the recommended USB flash drives. 1. Select MENU and select Music Search. 2 General Information on the Audio System P.

  • Page 178

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a USB Flash Drive ■ 1How to Select a Play Mode How to Select a Play Mode Play Mode Menu Items You can select scan, repeat, and random modes when playing a file. Scan 1. Select MENU. Scan Folders: Provides 10-second sampling of the 2.

  • Page 179: Playing Bluetooth® Audio

    This function is available when the phone is paired and connected to the vehicle’s For a list of compatible phones: Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (HFL) system. • U.S.: Visit www.handsfreelink.honda.com, or call 2 Phone Setup P. 211 1-888-528-7876. • Canada: Visit www.handsfreelink.ca, or call 1-888- 528-7876.

  • Page 180: Searching For Music

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying Bluetooth® Audio ■ 1To Play Bluetooth® Audio Files To Play Bluetooth® Audio Files To play the audio files, you may need to operate your 1. Make sure that your phone is paired and phone. If so, follow the phone maker’s operating connected to the system.

  • Page 181: Playing A Video Using The Hdmi

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a Video Using the HDMI® Playing a Video Using the HDMI® Your audio system allows you to play videos from an HDMI®-compatible device. Connect the device, using an HDMI® cable, then select the HDMI® mode. 2 USB/HDMI® Port P. 149 Audio/Information Screen (Power) Button Press to turn the audio...

  • Page 182

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a Video Using the HDMI® ■ 1Playing a Video Using the HDMI® Changing the Screen Aspect This feature is limited while driving. To play videos, 1. Select Settings to go to the Settings stop your vehicle and apply the parking brake. screen.

  • Page 183: Smartphone Apps

    HondaLink app, and view connection instructions, visit Not all phones and apps are compatible with the handsfreelink.honda.com. For the latest apps and feature details, check system. The system does not display all the available hondalink.com.

  • Page 184: Siri Eyes Free

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuSiri Eyes Free Siri Eyes Free You can talk to Siri using the Talk button on the steering wheel when your iPhone is 1Siri Eyes Free paired to Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink. Siri is a trademark of Apple Inc. 2 Phone Setup P.

  • Page 185

    Audio Error Messages CD Player If a disc error occurs, you may see the following error messages. Error Message Cause Solution Turn the audio system off and allow the player to cool down until ● Heat Error High temperature the error message is cleared. Track/file format not Current track/file will be skipped.

  • Page 186

    uuAudio Error MessagesuiPod/USB Flash Drive iPod/USB Flash Drive If an error occurs while playing an iPod or USB flash drive, you may see the following error messages. If you cannot clear the error message, contact a dealer. Error Message Solution Appears when there is a problem with the USB adapter unit.

  • Page 187

    uuAudio Error MessagesuPandora® U.S. models Pandora® If an error occurs while playing Pandora®, you may see the following error messages. If you cannot clear the error message, contact a dealer. Error Message Solution The maximum number of stations that can be created is 100.

  • Page 188

    uuAudio Error MessagesuPandora® Error Message Solution Unsupported Appears when the device is not supported. Use another device. ● Unsupported Version Appears when Pandora® version is not supported. Update ● Pandora® to the latest version. Pandora App version is not supported Unable to connect to the phone.

  • Page 189

    General Information on the Audio System XM® Radio Service ■ 1Subscribing to XM® Radio Subscribing to XM® Radio U.S. models 1. You need your radio ID ready before registering for subscription. To see the ID in Contact Information for XM® Radio, visit the display: Select Channel List.

  • Page 190: Recommended Cds

    uuGeneral Information on the Audio SystemuRecommended CDs Recommended CDs • Use only high-quality CD-R or CD-RW discs labeled for audio use. 1Recommended CDs • Use only CD-R or CD-RW discs on which the recordings are closed. A Dual-disc cannot play on this audio unit. If recorded •...

  • Page 191

    uuGeneral Information on the Audio SystemuRecommended CDs ■ Protecting CDs 1Protecting CDs Follow these precautions when handling or storing CDs: NOTICE • Store a CD in its case when it is not being played. Do not insert a damaged CD. It may be stuck inside •...

  • Page 192: Compatible Ipod And Usb Flash Drives

    uuGeneral Information on the Audio SystemuCompatible iPod and USB Flash Drives Compatible iPod and USB Flash Drives ■ 1iPod and iPhone Model Compatibility iPod and iPhone Model Compatibility This system may not work with all software versions of these devices. Model iPod (5th generation) iPod classic 80GB/160GB (launch in 2007)

  • Page 193

    Customized Features Use the audio/information screen to customize certain features. 1Customized Features When you customize setting, make sure that the ■ How to customize vehicle is at a complete stop and shift to While the vehicle is at a complete stop with the power mode in ON, select Settings, To customize other features, select Settings.

  • Page 194

    uuCustomized Featuresu ■ Customization flow Home Screen Edit Order Home Select Settings. Display Display Settings Brightness Contrast Black Level Background Color Sound/Beep Volume Beep Volume System Voice Recog. Voice Prompt Volume Phonebook Phonetic Modification Automatic Phone Sync Clock Clock/Wallpaper Type Clock Wallpaper Clock Adjustment...

  • Page 195

    uuCustomized Featuresu Audio Sound Audio Source Pop-up [Your selected media] Cover Art Display Adjustment Brightness Display Contrast Black Level Color Color Tint Aspect Ratio Adjustment Change Bluetooth Audio Device Bluetooth Device List Default Clock/Wallpaper Type Clock Info Clock Wallpaper Clock Adjustment Clock Format Clock Display Clock Location...

  • Page 196

    uuCustomized Featuresu Phone Phone Connect Phone Bluetooth Device List Edit Speed Dial Ring Tone Automatic Phone Sync HondaLink Assist Enable Text/Email Text/Email Select Account New Message Notification Default Rear Camera Camera Fixed Guideline Dynamic Guideline Default LaneWatch Show with Turn Signal Display Time after Turn Signal Off Reference Line Default...

  • Page 197

    uuCustomized Featuresu ■ List of customizable options Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group Home Home Screen Edit Order Changes the HOME screen icon layout. — Changes the brightness of the audio/information Brightness — screen. Display Changes the contrast of the audio/information Contrast —...

  • Page 198

    uuCustomized Featuresu Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group Analog/Digital Clock Changes the clock display type. Small Digital/Off Clock/ Changes the wallpaper type. ● Wallpaper Blank/Galaxy Imports an image file for a new wallpaper. Type ● Wallpaper Metallic Deletes an image file for a wallpaper. ●...

  • Page 199

    uuCustomized Featuresu Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group English /French/ Language Changes the display language. Spanish Keyboard Layout Selects the on-screen keyboard type. Alphabet/QWERTY Alerts you when manual control of the system is Voice Command Tips disabled to prevent distraction while driving. Only /Off Others voice commands are available.

  • Page 200

    uuCustomized Featuresu Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group iPod or USB mode Turns on and off the cover art display. /Off [Your selected media] Cover Art Brightness Display Contrast See System on P. 196 HDMI® mode Black Level Display Adjustment Changes the color of the audio/information Color...

  • Page 201

    uuCustomized Featuresu Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group Clock/ Clock Wallpaper Wallpaper type Clock Adjustment Clock See System on P. 197 Clock Format Clock Display Info Clock Location Clock Reset Info Top/Info Menu/ Other Info Screen Preference Changes the Info Screen type. Cancels/Resets all customized items in the Info Default Yes/No...

  • Page 202

    uuCustomized Featuresu Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group Pairs a new phone to HFL, connects or disconnects a Connect Phone — paired phone. 2 Phone Setup P. 211 Pairs a new phone to HFL, edits or deletes a paired Bluetooth —...

  • Page 203

    uuCustomized Featuresu Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group Selects whether the fixed guidelines come on the Fixed Guideline /Off rear camera monitor. Rear Selects whether the dynamic guidelines come on Dynamic Guideline /Off Camera the rear camera monitor. Cancels/Resets all customized items in the Rear Default Yes/No Camera group as default.

  • Page 204

    uuCustomized Featuresu Setup Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings Group Bluetooth On/Off Status Changes the Bluetooth® status. /Off Pairs a new phone to HFL, edits or deletes a Bluetooth Device List — paired phone, or creates a security PIN. 2 Phone Setup P. 211 Bluetooth Edits Pairing Code.

  • Page 205: Defaulting All The Settings

    uuCustomized FeaturesuDefaulting All the Settings Defaulting All the Settings Reset all the menu and customized settings as the factory defaults. 1Defaulting All the Settings 1. Select Settings. When you transfer the vehicle to a third party, reset 2. Select System. all settings to default and delete all personal data.

  • Page 206: Bluetooth® Handsfreelink

    For a list of compatible phones, pairing procedures, and special feature capabilities: Models without navigation system • U.S.: Visit www.handsfreelink.honda.com, or call Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (HFL) allows you to place and receive phone calls using 1-888-528-7876. your vehicle’s audio system, without handling your cell phone.

  • Page 207: Hfl Status Display

    Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any command, or cancel a command. use of such marks by Honda Motors Co., Ltd., is (Talk) button: Press to call a number with a stored voice tag. under license. Other trademarks and trade names are MENU button: Press and hold to display Speed Dial, Call History, or Redial on those of their respective owners.

  • Page 208: Hfl Menus

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus HFL Menus The power mode must be in ACCESSORY or ON to use the system. 1HFL Menus To use HFL, you must first pair your Bluetooth- ■ Phone settings screen compatible cell phone to the system while the vehicle is parked.

  • Page 209

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus Edit Speed Enter a phone number to store as a New Entry Manual Input Dial speed dial number. Select a phone number from the call Import from Call History history to store as a speed dial number. Select a phone number from the Import from Phonebook phonebook to store as a speed dial...

  • Page 210

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Phone menu screen 1. Select Phone. 2. Select MENU. Enter a phone number to store as a speed New Entry Speed Dial Manual Input dial number. Select a phone number from the call history to Import from Call History store as a speed dial number.

  • Page 211

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus Select a mail or text message account. Select Account Text/Email Select a message. Message is read Read/Stop System reads received message aloud, or stop aloud. message from being read. See the previous message. Previous Next See the next message. Reply Reply to a received message using one of six fixed phrases.

  • Page 212: Phone Setup

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Phone Setup Phone Setup Your Bluetooth-compatible phone must be paired to ■ To pair a mobile phone (when there is the system before you can make and receive hands- no phone paired to the system) free calls. 1.

  • Page 213

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Changing the currently paired phone 1Changing the currently paired phone 1. Go to the Phone settings screen. If no other phones are found or paired when trying to 2 Phone settings screen P. 207 switch to another phone, HFL will inform you that the 2.

  • Page 214

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To edit an already-paired phone name 1. Go to the Phone settings screen. 2 Phone settings screen P. 207 2. Select Phone tab, then Bluetooth Device List. 3. Select a paired phone you want to edit. 4.

  • Page 215

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To delete a paired phone 1. Go to the Phone settings screen. 2 Phone settings screen P. 207 2. Select Phone tab, then Bluetooth Device List. 3. Select a phone you want to delete. 4. Select Delete This Device. 5.

  • Page 216

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To Set Up a Text Message/E-mail Options ■ To turn on or off the text/e-mail function 1. Go to the Phone settings screen. 2 Phone settings screen P. 207 2. Select Text/Email tab, then Enable Text/ Email.

  • Page 217: Ring Tone

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Ring Tone Ring Tone Fixed: The fixed ring tone sounds from the speaker. You can change the ring tone setting. Mobile Phone: The ring tone stored in the 1. Go to the Phone settings screen. connected cell phone is heard through the vehicle 2 Phone settings screen P.

  • Page 218: Automatic Import Of Cellular Phonebook And Call History

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Automatic Import of Cellular Phonebook and Call History Automatic Import of Cellular Phonebook and Call History When you select a person from the list in the cellular ■ When Automatic Phone Sync is set to phonebook, you can see up to three category icons. The icons indicate what types of numbers are stored When your phone is paired, the contents of its for that name.

  • Page 219

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Speed Dial Speed Dial When a voice tag is stored, press the button to Up to 20 speed dial numbers can be stored per phone. call the number using the voice tag. Say the voice tag To store a speed dial number: name.

  • Page 220

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To add a voice tag to a stored speed 1Speed Dial dial number Avoid using duplicate voice tags. 1. Go to the Phone settings screen. Avoid using “home” as a voice tag. 2 Phone settings screen P. 207 It is easier for the system to recognize a longer name.

  • Page 221: Making A Call

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To delete a speed dial 1. Go to the Phone settings screen. 2 Phone settings screen P. 207 2. Select Phone tab, then Edit Speed Dial. 3. Select an existing speed dial entry. From the pop-up menu, select Delete. 4.

  • Page 222

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To make a call using the imported 1To make a call using the imported phonebook phonebook This function is disabled while the vehicle is moving. 1. Go to the Phone menu screen. However, you can call a stored voice-tagged speed dial number using voice commands.

  • Page 223

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To make a call using redial 1To make a call using redial 1. Go to the Phone menu screen. Press and hold the button to redial the last 2 Phone menu screen P. 209 number dialed in your phone’s history. 2.

  • Page 224: Receiving A Call

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Receiving a Call Receiving a Call Call Waiting When there is an incoming call, an audible Press the button to put the current call on hold to notification sounds (if activated) and the answer the incoming call. Incoming call screen appears.

  • Page 225

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Receiving a Text Message/E-mail Receiving a Text Message/E-mail The system does not display any received messages HFL can display newly received text messages and e-mails as well as 20 of the most while you are driving. You can only hear them read recently received messages on a linked cell phone.

  • Page 226: Selecting A Mail Account

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Selecting a Mail Account Selecting a Mail Account You can also select a mail account from the folder list If a paired phone has text message or mail accounts, you can select one of them to screen or the message list screen.

  • Page 227: Displaying Messages

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Displaying Messages Displaying Messages icon appears next to an unread message. ■ Displaying text messages Message List 1. Go to the Phone menu screen. If you delete a message on the phone, the message is 2 Phone menu screen P. 209 also deleted in the system.

  • Page 228

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Displaying e-mails Folder List 1. Go to the Phone menu screen. 2 Phone menu screen P. 209 2. Select Text/Email. Select account if necessary. 3. Select a folder. 4. Select a message. The e-mail is displayed. The system automatically starts reading the message aloud.

  • Page 229

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Read or stop reading a message 1. Go to the text message or e-mail screen. The system automatically starts reading the message aloud. 2 Displaying Messages P. 226 2. Select Stop to stop reading. Select Read to start reading the message from the beginning.

  • Page 230

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Making a call to a sender 1. Go to the text message screen. 2. Select Call. Continued...

  • Page 231: In Case Of Emergency

    IMPORTANT: For vehicles equipped with HondaLink Assist, owner activation You cannot operate other navigation- or phone- constitutes authorization for Honda to collect information from your vehicle needed related functions using the screens while talking to to provide the service, and agreement to the Terms of Use at www.hondalink.com/ the operator.

  • Page 232: Driving

    Driving This chapter discusses driving, refueling, and information on items such as accessories. Before Driving Cruise Control ......... 249 Brake Assist System ......270 Driving Preparation ......232 Forward Collision Warning (FCW) .. 252 Parking Your Vehicle Maximum Load Limit......235 Lane Departure Warning (LDW) ..

  • Page 233: Driving Preparation

    Before Driving Driving Preparation Check the following items before you start driving. ■ 1Exterior Checks Exterior Checks NOTICE • Make sure there are no obstructions on the windows, door mirrors, exterior When doors are frozen shut, use warm water around lights, or other parts of the vehicle.

  • Page 234: Adjusting The Mirrors P

    uuBefore DrivinguDriving Preparation ■ 1Interior Checks Interior Checks The headlight aim is set by the factory, and does not • Store or secure all items on board properly. need to be adjusted. However, if you regularly carry Carrying too much cargo, or improperly storing it, can affect your vehicle’s heavy items in the trunk have the aiming readjusted handling, stability, stopping distance, and tires, and make it unsafe.

  • Page 235

    uuBefore DrivinguDriving Preparation • Be sure items placed on the floor behind the front seats cannot roll under the seats. They can interfere with the driver’s ability to operate the pedals, the operation of the seats, or the operation of the sensors under the seats. •...

  • Page 236: Maximum Load Limit

    uuBefore DrivinguMaximum Load Limit Maximum Load Limit The maximum load for your vehicle is 850 lbs (385 kg). 1Maximum Load Limit See Tire and Loading Information label attached to the driver’s doorjamb. WARNING Overloading or improper loading Label Example can affect handling and stability and cause a crash in which you can be hurt or killed.

  • Page 237

    uuBefore DrivinguMaximum Load Limit (5) Determine the combined weight of luggage and cargo being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity calculated in step 4. (6) If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle.

  • Page 238: Towing Your Vehicle

    Towing a Trailer Your vehicle is not designed to tow a trailer. Attempting to do so can void your warranties. Towing Your Vehicle Your vehicle is not designed to be towed behind a motor home. If your vehicle needs to be towed in an emergency, refer to the emergency towing information. 2 Emergency Towing P.

  • Page 239: Starting The Engine

    When Driving Starting the Engine 1. Make sure the parking brake is applied. 1Starting the Engine Keep your foot firmly on the brake pedal when starting the engine. The engine is harder to start in cold weather and in thinner air found at altitudes above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters).

  • Page 240: Starting To Drive

    uuWhen DrivinguStarting the Engine 3. Press the ENGINE START/STOP button 1Starting the Engine without depressing the accelerator pedal. Bring the smart entry remote close to the ENGINE START/STOP button if the battery in the smart entry remote is weak. 2 If the Smart Entry Remote Battery is Weak P.

  • Page 241

    uuWhen DrivinguStarting the Engine ■ Creep aid system 1Hill start assist system With the shift lever in D , this feature applies brake pressure briefly as you release Hill start assist may not prevent the vehicle from the brake pedal to prevent the vehicle from moving unexpectedly. rolling downhill on a very steep or slippery slope, and does not operate on small inclines.

  • Page 242: Other Precautions, Precautions While Driving

    uuWhen DrivinguPrecautions While Driving Precautions While Driving ■ 1Precautions While Driving In Rain NOTICE Avoid driving in deep water and on flooded roads. This can damage the engine or Do not operate the shift lever while pressing the driveline, or cause electrical component failure. accelerator pedal.

  • Page 243: Automatic Transmission (cvt)

    uuWhen DrivinguAutomatic Transmission (CVT) Automatic Transmission (CVT) ■ 1Precautions While Driving Creeping Avoid hard braking for the first 200 miles (300 km). The engine runs at a higher idle speed and creeping increases. You should also follow this when the brake pads are Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped.

  • Page 244

    uuWhen DrivinguShifting Shifting Change the shift position in accordance with your driving needs. 1Shifting You cannot change the power mode from ON to ■ Shift lever positions VEHICLE OFF (LOCK) unless the shift lever is in The vehicle may move forward very slightly even in Park while the engine is cold.

  • Page 245

    uuWhen DrivinguShifting ■ 1Shift Lever Operation Shift Lever Operation NOTICE When you change the shift lever from vice versa, come to a complete stop and keep the brake pedal depressed. Operating the shift lever before the vehicle has come to a complete standstill can damage the transmission. Shift Lever Position Indicator Use the shift lever position indicator to check the lever position before pulling away.

  • Page 246: Econ Button

    uuWhen DrivinguECON Button ECON Button The ECON button turns the ECON mode on and off. The ECON mode helps you improve your fuel economy by adjusting the performance of the engine, transmission, climate control system, and cruise control.

  • Page 247: Auto Idle Stop

    uuWhen DrivinguAuto Idle Stop Auto Idle Stop To help maximize fuel economy, Auto Idle Stop shuts off the engine when the 1Auto Idle Stop vehicle comes to a stop, depending on environmental and vehicle operating The duration of the Auto Idle Stop operation: conditions.

  • Page 248

    uuWhen DrivinguAuto Idle Stop ■ 1Auto Idle Stop Activates When: Auto Idle Stop Activates When: The Auto Idle Stop may also activate when the brake The vehicle stops with the shift lever in D and the brake pedal depressed. pedal is depressed, and the vehicle slows down to a speed below 6 mph (10 km/h).

  • Page 249

    uuWhen DrivinguAuto Idle Stop ■ The Engine Automatically Restarts When: The brake pedal is released. ■ The engine restarts even if the brake pedal is depressed when: • The shift position is changed to R or • The accelerator pedal is depressed. •...

  • Page 250: Cruise Control

    uuWhen DrivinguCruise Control Cruise Control Maintains a constant vehicle speed without having to keep your foot on the 1Cruise Control accelerator pedal. Use cruise control on freeways or open roads where you can WARNING travel at a constant speed with little acceleration or deceleration. Improper use of the cruise control can lead When to use to a crash.

  • Page 251

    uuWhen DrivinguCruise Control ■ To Set the Vehicle Speed −/SET Button Press and release. On when cruise control begins Take your foot off the pedal and press the −/SET button when you reach the desired speed. The moment you release the −/SET button, the set speed is fixed, and cruise control begins.

  • Page 252

    uuWhen DrivinguCruise Control ■ 1To Adjust the Vehicle Speed To Adjust the Vehicle Speed You can set the vehicle speed using the −/SET button Increase or decrease the vehicle speed using the RES/+ or –/SET buttons on the on the steering wheel when adjusting the speed with steering wheel.

  • Page 253: Features P, Forward Collision Warning (fcw)

    uuWhen DrivinguForward Collision Warning (FCW) Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Alerts you when it detects the possibility of your vehicle colliding with the vehicle in 1Forward Collision Warning (FCW) front of yours. Important Safety Reminder FCW cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object;...

  • Page 254: Not Available On All Models

    If this occurs, we behind the rearview mirror. recommend that you replace the windshield with a genuine Honda replacement windshield. Making even minor repairs within the camera’s field of vision or installing an aftermarket replacement windshield may also cause the system to operate abnormally.

  • Page 255

    uuWhen DrivinguForward Collision Warning (FCW) ■ Automatic shutoff 1Automatic shutoff FCW may automatically shut itself off and the FCW indicator comes and stays on To help reduce the likelihood that high interior when: temperatures will cause the camera system to shut •...

  • Page 256

    uuWhen DrivinguForward Collision Warning (FCW) ■ FCW Limitations FCW may not activate or may not detect a vehicle in front of your vehicle, and may activate even when you are aware of a vehicle ahead of you, or when there is no vehicle ahead under the following conditions. Condition The distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you is too short.

  • Page 257: Lane Departure Warning (ldw)

    uuWhen DrivinguLane Departure Warning (LDW) Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Alerts you when the system detects a possibility of your vehicle unintentionally 1Lane Departure Warning (LDW) crossing over detected lane markings. Important Safety Reminder Like all assistance systems, LDW has limitations. ■...

  • Page 258

    LDW camera’s field of vision can cause the system to operate abnormally. If this occurs, we recommend that you replace the windshield with a genuine Honda replacement windshield. Making even minor repairs within the camera’s field of vision or installing an aftermarket replacement windshield may also cause the system to operate abnormally.

  • Page 259

    uuWhen DrivinguLane Departure Warning (LDW) ■ 1LDW Camera LDW Limitations If the Camera Too Hot message appears: LDW may not activate or may not recognize lanes, and may activate even when • Use the climate control system to cool down the keeping in the middle of a lane under the following conditions.

  • Page 260: Vehicle Stability Assist (vsa®), Aka Electronic, Stability Control (esc), System

    uuWhen DrivinguVehicle Stability Assist (VSA®), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System 1Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System VSA® helps to stabilize the vehicle during cornering if the vehicle turns more or less The VSA®...

  • Page 261

    uuWhen DrivinguVehicle Stability Assist (VSA®), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System ■ 1Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®), aka Electronic Stability Control VSA® On and Off (ESC), System This button is on the driver side control panel. Models without LDW Without VSA®, your vehicle will have normal braking To turn the VSA®...

  • Page 262

    uuWhen DrivinguLaneWatch LaneWatch Is an assistance system that allows you to check the passenger side rear areas 1LaneWatch displayed on the audio/information screen when the turn signal is activated to the WARNING passenger’s side. A camera in the passenger side door mirror monitors these areas and allows you to check for vehicles, in addition to your visual check and use of the Failure to visually confirm that it is safe to passenger door mirror.

  • Page 263

    uuWhen DrivinguLaneWatch ■ Customizing the LaneWatch settings 1LaneWatch You can customize the following items using the audio/information screen. The LaneWatch camera view is restricted. Its unique • Show with Turn Signal: Selects whether LaneWatch monitor comes on when lens makes objects on the screen look slightly different from what they are.

  • Page 264: Tire Pressure Monitoring System (tpms)

    uuWhen DrivinguTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) U.S. models Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) 1Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Instead of directly measuring the pressure in each tire, the TPMS on this vehicle The system does not monitor the tires when driving monitors and compares the rolling radius and rotational characteristics of each at low speed.

  • Page 265

    uuWhen DrivinguTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) You can calibrate the system from the 1TPMS Calibration customized features on the i-MID. • TPMS cannot be calibrated if a compact spare tire 1. Set the power mode to ON. is installed. 2. Press the MENU button to go to the •...

  • Page 266: Federal Explanation

    uuWhen DrivinguTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) - Required Federal Explanation U.S. models Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) - Required Federal Explanation Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label.

  • Page 267

    uuWhen DrivinguTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) - Required Federal Explanation Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for proper tire maintenance, and it is the driver’s responsibility to maintain correct tire pressure, even if under-inflation has not reached the level to trigger illumination of the TPMS low tire pressure telltale.

  • Page 268: Brake System, Parking Brake

    Braking Brake System ■ 1Parking Brake Parking Brake NOTICE Use the parking brake to keep the vehicle stationary when parking. Release the parking brake fully before driving. The To apply: rear brakes and axle can be damaged if you drive Pull the lever fully up without pressing the with the parking brake applied.

  • Page 269: Foot Brake

    uuBrakinguBrake System ■ 1Foot Brake Foot Brake Check the brakes after driving through deep water, Your vehicle is equipped with front disc brakes. The brakes on the rear wheels are or if there is a buildup of road surface water. If drum.

  • Page 270: Anti-lock Brake System (abs)

    uuBrakinguAnti-lock Brake System (ABS) Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) ■ 1Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) NOTICE Helps prevent the wheels from locking up, and helps you retain steering control by The ABS may not function correctly if you use an pumping the brakes rapidly, much faster than you. incorrect tire type and size.

  • Page 271: Brake Assist System

    uuBrakinguBrake Assist System Brake Assist System ■ Brake Assist System Designed to assist the driver by generating greater braking force when you depress the brake pedal hard during emergency braking. ■ Brake assist system operation Press the brake pedal firmly for more powerful braking. When brake assist operates, the pedal may wiggle slightly and an operating noise may be heard.

  • Page 272: When Stopped

    Parking Your Vehicle When Stopped 1. Depress the brake pedal firmly. 1Parking Your Vehicle 2. Firmly apply the parking brake. Do not park your vehicle near flammable objects, 3. Move the shift lever from D to such as dry grass, oil, or timber. Heat from the exhaust can cause a fire.

  • Page 273

    Rearview Camera About Your Rearview Camera Models with navigation system 1About Your Rearview Camera For models with the navigation system, see the Navigation System Manual for the The rear camera view is restricted. You cannot see rearview camera. the corner ends of the bumper or what is underneath the bumper.

  • Page 274: Fuel Information

    Top tier detergent gasoline control, we strongly recommend the use of gasoline Because the level of detergency and additives in gasoline vary in the market, Honda that does NOT contain harmful manganese-based fuel additives such as MMT, if such gasoline is endorses the use of “TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline”...

  • Page 275: How To Refuel

    For further important fuel-related information for your vehicle, or on information on gasoline that does not contain MMT, visit www.hondacars.com. In Canada, visit www.honda.ca for additional information on gasoline. For more information on top tier gasoline, visit www.toptiergas.com. ■...

  • Page 276

    uuRefuelinguHow to Refuel 4. Remove the fuel fill cap slowly. If you hear a 1How to Refuel release of air, wait until this stops, then turn The filler nozzle automatically stops to leave space in the knob slowly to open the fuel fill cap. the fuel tank so that fuel does not overflow as a result of changes in air temperature.

  • Page 277: Improving Fuel Economy

    Fuel Economy Improving Fuel Economy Fuel economy depends on several conditions, including driving conditions, your 1Improving Fuel Economy driving habits, the condition of your vehicle, and loading. Depending on these and Direct calculation is the recommended method to other conditions, you may or may not achieve the rated fuel economy of this vehicle. determine actual fuel consumed while driving.

  • Page 278

    Honda Genuine accessories are recommended to ensure proper operation on your vehicle. Modifications Do not modify your vehicle or use non-Honda components that can affect its handling, stability, and reliability. Overall vehicle performance can be affected. Always make sure all equipment is properly installed and maintained, and that it meets federal, state, province, territory, and local regulations.

  • Page 280: Maintenance

    Maintenance This chapter discusses basic maintenance. Before Performing Maintenance Engine Coolant ........ 295 Tire Service Life........ 313 Inspection and Maintenance .... 280 Transmission Fluid......297 Tire and Wheel Replacement ... 314 Safety When Performing Maintenance..281 Brake Fluid........298 Tire Rotation........315 Parts and Fluids Used in Maintenance Refilling Window Washer Fluid..

  • Page 281: Inspection And Maintenance

    • Check the brake fluid level monthly. subscription to the Service Express website at 2 Checking the Brake Fluid P. 298 www.techinfo.honda.com. • Check the tire pressure monthly. Examine the tread for wear and foreign objects. 2 Authorized Manuals P. 367 2 Checking and Maintaining Tires P.

  • Page 282: Vehicle Safety, Safety When Performing Maintenance

    uuBefore Performing MaintenanceuSafety When Performing Maintenance Safety When Performing Maintenance Some of the most important safety precautions are given here. 1Safety When Performing Maintenance However, we cannot warn you of every conceivable hazard that can arise in WARNING performing maintenance. Only you can decide whether or not you should perform a given task.

  • Page 283

    Performing MaintenanceuParts and Fluids Used in Maintenance Service Parts and Fluids Used in Maintenance Service The use of Honda genuine parts and fluids is recommended when maintaining and servicing your vehicle. Honda genuine parts are manufactured according to the...

  • Page 284

    Maintenance Minder If the engine oil life is less than 15%, you will see the Maintenance Minder messages appear on the i-MID every time you set the power mode to ON. The messages notify you when to change the engine oil, or when to bring your vehicle to a dealer for indicated maintenance services.

  • Page 285

    uuMaintenance Minder uTo Use Maintenance Minder To Use Maintenance Minder ■ 1Displaying the Engine Oil Life and Maintenance Items Displaying the Engine Oil Life and Maintenance Items Based on the engine operating conditions, the Maintenance items, which should be serviced at the same time that you replace the remaining engine oil life is calculated and displayed engine oil, appear on the i-MID.

  • Page 286

    uuMaintenance Minder uTo Use Maintenance Minder ■ Maintenance Minder Messages on the i-MID Maintenance Message Oil Life Display Explanation Information SERVICE DUE SOON The remaining engine oil life is 15 to The engine oil is approaching the end of its service life, and the maintenance 6 percent.

  • Page 287

    uuMaintenance Minder uTo Use Maintenance Minder ■ 1Maintenance Service Items Maintenance Service Items • Independent of the Maintenance Minder information, replace the brake fluid every 3 years. System Message • Inspect idle speed every 160,000 miles (256,000 Maintenance Minder Indicator km).

  • Page 288: Resetting The Display

    uuMaintenance Minder uTo Use Maintenance Minder ■ 1Resetting the Display Resetting the Display NOTICE Reset the engine oil life display if you have performed the maintenance service. Failure to reset the engine oil life after a maintenance service results in the system showing incorrect maintenance intervals, which can lead to serious Maintenance mechanical problems.

  • Page 289: Maintenance Items Under The Hood

    Maintenance Under the Hood Maintenance Items Under the Hood Engine Oil Dipstick (Orange Loop) Brake Fluid (Black Cap) Engine Oil Fill Automatic Transmission (CVT) Fluid Washer Fluid Dipstick (Blue Cap) (Yellow Loop) 12 Volt Battery Radiator Cap Engine Coolant Reserve Tank...

  • Page 290: Opening The Hood

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduOpening the Hood Opening the Hood 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface, and set 1Opening the Hood Hood Release Handle the parking brake. NOTICE 2. Pull the hood release handle under the Do not open the hood when the wiper arms are lower left corner of the dashboard.

  • Page 291: Recommended Engine Oil

    This seal indicates the oil is energy conserving and that it meets the American Petroleum Institute’s latest requirements. Use Genuine Honda Motor Oil or another commercial engine oil of suitable viscosity for the ambient temperature as shown here. Ambient Temperature ■...

  • Page 292: Oil Check

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduOil Check Oil Check We recommend that you check the engine oil level every time you refuel. 1Oil Check Park the vehicle on level ground. If the oil level is near or below the lower mark, slowly Wait approximately three minutes after turning the engine off before you check the add oil being careful not to overfill.

  • Page 293: Adding Engine Oil

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduAdding Engine Oil Adding Engine Oil 1. Unscrew and remove the engine oil fill cap. 1Adding Engine Oil 2. Add oil slowly. If any oil spills, wipe it up immediately. Spilled oil may 3. Reinstall the engine oil fill cap, and tighten damage the engine compartment components.

  • Page 294: Changing The Engine Oil And Oil Filter

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduChanging the Engine Oil and Oil Filter Changing the Engine Oil and Oil Filter You must change the engine oil and oil filter regularly in order to maintain the 1Changing the Engine Oil and Oil Filter engine’s lubrication. The engine may be damaged if they are not changed regularly. NOTICE You may damage the environment if you do not Change the oil and filter in accordance with the maintenance message on the i-MID.

  • Page 295

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduChanging the Engine Oil and Oil Filter 5. Remove the oil filter and dispose of the 1Changing the Engine Oil and Oil Filter remaining oil. You will need a special wrench to replace the oil 6. Check that the filter gasket is not stuck to filter.

  • Page 296: Engine Coolant

    Under the HooduEngine Coolant Engine Coolant 1Engine Coolant Specified coolant: Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 NOTICE This coolant is premixed with 50% antifreeze and 50% water. Do not add any If temperatures consistently below −22°F (−30°C) are straight antifreeze or water.

  • Page 297

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduEngine Coolant ■ 1Radiator Radiator WARNING 1. Make sure the engine and radiator are cool. Removing the radiator cap while the Radiator Cap 2. Turn the radiator cap counterclockwise and engine is hot can cause the coolant to spray relieve any pressure in the cooling system.

  • Page 298: Transmission Fluid

    Any damage caused by using a transmission fluid that Perform step 3 after waiting for about 60 is not equivalent to Honda CVTF is not covered by seconds (less than 90 seconds). Honda’s new vehicle warranty.

  • Page 299: Brake Fluid

    Under the HooduBrake Fluid Brake Fluid 1Brake Fluid Specified fluid: Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3 NOTICE ■ Checking the Brake Fluid Brake fluid marked DOT 5 is not compatible with your vehicle’s braking system and can cause extensive Check the fluid level several seconds after you damage.

  • Page 300: Refilling Window Washer Fluid

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduRefilling Window Washer Fluid Refilling Window Washer Fluid Check the amount of window washer fluid. 1Refilling Window Washer Fluid If the level is low, fill the washer reservoir. NOTICE Canadian models Do not use engine antifreeze or a vinegar/water solution in the windshield washer reservoir.

  • Page 301

    Replacing Light Bulbs Headlight Bulbs When replacing, use the following bulbs. 1Headlight Bulbs High beam headlight: 60 W (HB3 for halogen bulb type) NOTICE Halogen bulbs get very hot when lit. Low beam headlight: 51 W (HB4 for halogen bulb type) Oil, perspiration, or a scratch on the glass can cause the bulb to overheat and shatter.

  • Page 302

    5. Insert the coupler into the connector of the Push until the bulb. pin is flat. Coupler Daytime Running Light Bulbs Daytime running light bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect and replace the light assembly.

  • Page 303

    uuReplacing Light BulbsuFront Turn Signal/Parking/Side Marker Light Bulbs Front Turn Signal/Parking/Side Marker Light Bulbs When replacing, use the following bulbs. 1Front Turn Signal/Parking/Side Marker Light Bulbs Front Turn Signal/Parking/Side Marker Light: 28/8 W When removing the clip, insert a flat-tip screwdriver, then lift and remove the clip.

  • Page 304

    3. Insert a new bulb. Push until the pin is flat Bulb Socket Brake/Taillight and Rear Side Maker Bulbs Brake/rear taillight and rear side marker bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect and replace the light assembly.

  • Page 305

    3. Turn the socket to the left and remove it. 4. Remove the old bulb and insert a new bulb. Bulb Socket Taillight Bulbs Taillight bulbs in the trunk lid are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect and replace the light assembly.

  • Page 306

    Bulb socket. 4. Remove the old bulb and insert a new bulb. Socket High-Mount Brake Light Bulbs High-mount brake light bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect and replace the light assembly.

  • Page 307: Checking And Maintaining Wiper Blades

    Checking and Maintaining Wiper Blades Checking Wiper Blades If the wiper blade rubber has deteriorated, it will leave streaks and the metal wiper arm may scratch the window glass. Changing the Wiper Blade Rubber 1Changing the Wiper Blade Rubber 1. Lift the driver side wiper arm first, then the NOTICE passenger side.

  • Page 308

    uuChecking and Maintaining Wiper BladesuChanging the Wiper Blade Rubber 4. Slide the wiper blade out from its holder by pulling the tabbed end out. Blade 5. Remove the retainers from the rubber blade Retainer that has been removed, and mount to a Blade new rubber blade.

  • Page 309: Checking Tires

    Checking and Maintaining Tires Checking Tires To safely operate your vehicle, your tires must be of the proper type and size, in 1Checking Tires good condition with adequate tread, and properly inflated. WARNING ■ Inflation guidelines Using tires that are excessively worn or Properly inflated tires provide the best combination of handling, tread life, and comfort.

  • Page 310: Tire Labeling, Tire Size, Tire And Loading Information Label

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuTire and Loading Information Label Tire and Loading Information Label The label attached to the driver’s doorjamb provides necessary tire and loading 1Tire and Loading Information Label information. The tire and loading information label attached to the driver’s doorjamb contains: Label The number of people your vehicle can carry.

  • Page 311: Glossary Of Tire Terminology

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuTire Labeling ■ 1Tire Identification Number (TIN) Tire Identification Number (TIN) DOT B97R FW6X 2209 The tire identification number (TIN) is a group of numbers and letters that look like DOT: This indicates that the tire meets all the example in the side column.

  • Page 312: Dot Tire Quality Grading (u.s. Vehicles)

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuDOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) The tires on your vehicle meet all U.S. Federal Safety Requirements. All tires are also graded for treadwear, traction, and temperature performance according to Department of Transportation (DOT) standards.

  • Page 313

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuDOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) ■ 1Traction Traction Warning: The traction grade The traction grades, from highest to lowest, are AA, A, B, and C. assigned to this tire is based on Those grades represent the tire’s ability to stop on wet pavement straight-ahead braking traction tests, as measured under controlled conditions on specified and does not include acceleration,...

  • Page 314: Wear Indicators, Tire Service Life

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuWear Indicators Wear Indicators The groove where the wear indicator is located is 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) shallower than Example of a Wear Indicator mark elsewhere on the tire. If the tread has worn so that the indicator is exposed, replace the tire. Worn out tires have poor traction on wet roads.

  • Page 315: Tire And Wheel Replacement

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuTire and Wheel Replacement Tire and Wheel Replacement Replace your tires with radials of the same size, load range, speed rating, and 1Tire and Wheel Replacement maximum cold tire pressure rating (as shown on the tire’s sidewall). Using tires of a WARNING different size or construction can cause the ABS and vehicle stability assist (VSA®) system to work incorrectly.

  • Page 316: Tire Rotation

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuTire Rotation Tire Rotation Rotating tires according to the maintenance messages on the i-MID helps to 1Tire Rotation distribute wear more evenly and increase tire life. Tires with directional tread patterns should only be rotated front to back (not from one side to the other). ■...

  • Page 317: Winter Tires

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuWinter Tires Winter Tires If driving on snowy or frozen roads, mount all season marked M+S tires, snow tires, 1Winter Tires or tire chains; reduce speed; and maintain sufficient distance between vehicles when WARNING driving. Using the wrong chains, or not properly Be particularly careful when operating the steering wheel or brakes to prevent installing chains, can damage the brake skidding.

  • Page 318: Charging The Battery

    12 Volt Battery Checking the 12 Volt Battery Check the battery condition monthly and check the terminals for corrosion. 112 Volt Battery WARNING If your vehicle’s battery is disconnected or goes dead: • The audio system is disabled. The battery gives off explosive hydrogen 2 Reactivating the audio system P.

  • Page 319: Replacing The Button Battery

    Remote Transmitter Care Replacing the Button Battery If the indicator does not come on when the button is pressed, replace the battery. 1Replacing the Button Battery Battery type: CR2032 NOTICE An improperly disposed of battery can damage the 1. Remove the built-in key. environment.

  • Page 320: Climate Control System Maintenance

    Climate Control System Maintenance Dust and Pollen Filter The Climate Control system is equipped with a dust and pollen filter that collects 1Dust and Pollen Filter pollen, dust, and other debris in the air. The Maintenance Minder messages will let If the airflow from the climate control system you know when to replace the filter.

  • Page 321: Interior Care

    Cleaning Interior Care Use a damp cloth with a mixture of mild detergent and warm water to remove dirt. 1Interior Care Use a clean cloth to remove detergent residue. Do not spill liquids inside the vehicle. Electrical devices and systems may malfunction if ■...

  • Page 322: Floor Mats

    uuCleaninguInterior Care ■ 1Floor Mats Floor Mats If you use any floor mats that were not originally The driver’s floor mat hooks over the floor provided with your vehicle, make sure they are anchors, which keep the mat from sliding designed for your specific vehicle, fit correctly, and forward.

  • Page 323: Exterior Care, Washing The Vehicle

    uuCleaninguExterior Care Exterior Care Dust off the vehicle body after you drive. Regularly inspect your vehicle for scratches on painted surfaces. A scratch on a painted surface can result in body rust. If you find a scratch, promptly repair it. ■...

  • Page 324

    uuCleaninguExterior Care ■ 1Applying Wax Applying Wax NOTICE A good coat of automotive body wax helps protect your vehicle’s paint from the Chemical solvents and strong cleaners can damage elements. Wax will wear off over time and expose your vehicle’s paint to the the paint, metal, and plastic on your vehicle.

  • Page 325

    uuCleaninguExterior Care ■ Maintaining Aluminum Wheels Aluminum is susceptible to deterioration caused by salt and other road contaminants. Use a sponge and mild detergent to wipe away promptly. Be careful not to use harsh chemicals (including some commercial wheel cleaners) or a stiff brush.

  • Page 326: Handling The Unexpected

    Handling the Unexpected This chapter explains how to handle unexpected troubles. If the Electric Power Steering (EPS) System Tools Overheating Types of Tools ........326 How to Handle Overheating..... 347 Indicator Comes On ......351 If a Tire Goes Flat Indicator, Coming On/Blinking If the IMA Indicator Comes On ..

  • Page 327: Types Of Tools

    Tools Types of Tools Models with optional compact spare 1Types of Tools The tools are stored in the trunk. Jack Wheel Nut Wrench/ Jack Handle Tool Case Jack Handle Bar...

  • Page 328: Temporarily Repairing A Flat Tire

    If a Tire Goes Flat Temporarily Repairing a Flat Tire This vehicle is not equipped with a spare tire. If the tire has a large cut or is otherwise 1Temporarily Repairing a Flat Tire severely damaged, you will need to have the vehicle towed. If the tire only has a The kit should not be used in the following situations.

  • Page 329

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuTemporarily Repairing a Flat Tire 1. Open the trunk floor lid. 1Getting Ready to Temporarily Repair the Flat Tire When making a temporary repair, carefully read the instruction manual provided with the kit. In cold temperatures, the sealant may not flow easily. In this situation, warm it up for five minutes before using.

  • Page 330

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuTemporarily Repairing a Flat Tire ■ 1Injecting Sealant and Air Injecting Sealant and Air WARNING 1. Remove the valve cap from the tire valve Valve Cap stem. Tire sealant contains substances that are harmful and can be fatal if swallowed. If accidentally swallowed, do not induce vomiting.

  • Page 331

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuTemporarily Repairing a Flat Tire 4. Plug in the compressor to the accessory 1Injecting Sealant and Air power socket. WARNING Be careful not to pinch the cord in a door or window. Running the engine with the vehicle in an 5.

  • Page 332: Distributing The Sealant In The Tire

    10. Unplug the power plug from the accessory 1Injecting Sealant and Air Sealant/Air Hose power socket. See a Honda dealer for a replacement sealant bottle 11. Unscrew the sealant/air hose from the tire and proper disposal of an empty bottle. valve stem. Reinstall the valve cap.

  • Page 333

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuTemporarily Repairing a Flat Tire 4. Attach the air only hose onto the tire valve 1Distributing the Sealant in the Tire stem. Screw it until it is tight. WARNING 5. Turn the selector switch to AIR ONLY. Do not turn the air compressor on to Running the engine with the vehicle in an check the pressure.

  • Page 334: Inflating An Under-inflated Tire

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuTemporarily Repairing a Flat Tire ■ 1Inflating an Under-inflated Tire Inflating an Under-inflated Tire NOTICE You can use the kit to inflate a non-punctured under-inflated tire. Do not operate the temporary tire repair kit 1. Open the trunk floor lid. compressor for more than 15 minutes.

  • Page 335

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuTemporarily Repairing a Flat Tire 7. Plug in the kit to the accessory power 1Inflating an Under-inflated Tire socket. WARNING Be careful not to pinch the cord in a door or window. Running the engine with the vehicle in an 8.

  • Page 336: Changing A Flat Tire

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire Models with optional compact spare tire Changing a Flat Tire 1Changing a Flat Tire If a tire goes flat while driving, grasp the steering wheel firmly, and brake gradually Follow compact spare precautions: to reduce speed.

  • Page 337

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire ■ Getting Ready to Replace the Flat Tire 1. Open the trunk floor lid. 2. Take the tool case out of the trunk. Take Compact Spare Tire the jack and wheel nut wrench out of the Tool Case tool case.

  • Page 338

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire 5. Place the compact spare tire (wheel side up) under the vehicle body, near the tire that needs to be replaced. 6. Remove the center cap from the wheel with the jack handle bar. Wrap the jack handle bar with a cloth to prevent scratches.

  • Page 339

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire ■ 1How to Set Up the Jack How to Set Up the Jack WARNING 1. Place the jack under the jacking point closest to the tire to be changed. The vehicle can easily roll off the jack, seriously injuring anyone underneath.

  • Page 340

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire ■ 1Replacing the Flat Tire Replacing the Flat Tire Do not over tighten the wheel nuts by applying extra 1. Remove the wheel nuts and flat tire. torque using your foot or a pipe. 2.

  • Page 341

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire ■ Storing the Flat Tire 1Storing the Flat Tire WARNING 1. Remove the center cap. For normal Wing Bolt tire 2. Place the flat tire face down in the compact Loose items can fly around the interior in a spare tire well.

  • Page 342: Checking The Engine

    Engine Does Not Start Checking the Engine If the engine does not start, check the starter. 1Checking the Engine If you must start the vehicle immediately, use an assisting vehicle to jump start it. 2 Jump Starting P. 344 Starter condition Checklist Starter doesn’t turn or turns Check for a message on the i-MID.

  • Page 343: If The Smart Entry Remote Battery Is Weak

    uuEngine Does Not StartuIf the Smart Entry Remote Battery is Weak If the Smart Entry Remote Battery is Weak If the beeper sounds, the TO START, HOLD REMOTE NEAR START BUTTON message appears on the i-MID, the indicator on the ENGINE START/STOP button flashes, and the engine won’t start, start the engine as follows.

  • Page 344: Emergency Engine Stop

    uuEngine Does Not StartuEmergency Engine Stop Emergency Engine Stop The ENGINE START/STOP button may be used to stop the engine due to an 1Emergency Engine Stop emergency situation even while driving. If you must stop the engine, do either of the NOTICE following operations: Do not press the button while driving unless it is...

  • Page 345: Jump Starting Procedure

    Jump Starting ■ 1Jump Starting Jump Starting Procedure WARNING Turn off the power to electric devices, such as audio and lights. Turn off the engine, then open the hood. A battery can explode if you do not follow 1. Connect the first jumper cable to your the correct procedure, seriously injuring vehicle’s battery + terminal.

  • Page 346

    uuJump Startingu ■ What to Do After the Engine Starts Once your vehicle’s engine has started, remove the jumper cables in the following order. 1. Disconnect the jumper cable from your vehicle’s ground. 2. Disconnect the other end of the jumper cable from the booster battery - terminal.

  • Page 347

    Shift Lever Does Not Move Follow the procedure below if you cannot move the shift lever out of the position. ■ Releasing the Lock 1. Set the parking brake. 2. Remove the built-in key from the smart entry remote. 3. Wrap a cloth around the tip of a small flat- tip screwdriver.

  • Page 348: How To Handle Overheating

    Overheating How to Handle Overheating Overheating symptoms are as follows: 1How to Handle Overheating • The high temperature indicator comes on or the engine suddenly loses power. WARNING • Steam or spray comes out of the engine compartment. Steam and spray from an overheated ■...

  • Page 349

    uuOverheatinguHow to Handle Overheating ■ Next thing to do 1How to Handle Overheating 1. Check that the cooling fan is operating and WARNING stop the engine once the high temperature indicator goes off. Removing the radiator cap while the If the cooling fan is not operating, engine is hot can cause the coolant to spray immediately stop the engine.

  • Page 350: If The Low Oil Pressure Indicator Comes On

    Indicator, Coming On/Blinking If the Low Oil Pressure Indicator Comes On ■ Reasons for the indicator to come on 1If the Low Oil Pressure Indicator Comes On Comes on when the engine oil pressure is low. NOTICE ■ What to do as soon as the indicator comes on Running the engine with low oil pressure can cause 1.

  • Page 351

    uuIndicator, Coming On/BlinkinguIf the Malfunction Indicator Lamp Comes On or Blinks If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp Comes On or Blinks 1If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp Comes On or Blinks ■ Reasons for the indicator lamp to come on or blink NOTICE •...

  • Page 352

    uuIndicator, Coming On/BlinkinguIf the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On ■ Reasons for the indicator to come on 1If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On U.S. • The brake fluid is low. Have your vehicle repaired immediately.

  • Page 353

    uuIndicator, Coming On/BlinkinguIf the IMA Indicator Comes On If the IMA Indicator Comes On ■ Reasons for the indicator to come on Comes on when there is a problem with the IMA system. ■ What to do when the indicator come on Avoid high speeds and immediately get your vehicle inspected by a dealer.

  • Page 354: Fuse Locations

    Fuses Fuse Locations ■ If any electrical devices are not working, set Circuit protected and fuse rating Circuit Protected Amps the power mode to VEHICLE OFF (LOCK) Oil Level 7.5 A Circuit Protected Amps and check to see if any applicable fuse is LED Daytime Running 70 A 10 A...

  • Page 355: Interior Fuse Box

    uuFusesuFuse Locations ■ Interior Fuse Box Circuit Protected Amps Circuit Protected Amps − − Door Lock Motor 1 (Lock) 15 A Located under the dashboard. − − Small Lights 7.5 A − − Illumination 7.5 A − − − − Seat Heaters (15 A) −...

  • Page 356: Inspecting And Changing Fuses

    uuFusesuInspecting and Changing Fuses Inspecting and Changing Fuses 1. Set the power mode to VEHICLE OFF 1Inspecting and Changing Fuses (LOCK). Turn headlights and all accessories Blown Fuse NOTICE off. Replacing a fuse with one that has a higher rating 2.

  • Page 357

    Emergency Towing Call a professional towing service if you need to tow your vehicle. 1Emergency Towing NOTICE ■ Flat bed equipment Trying to lift or tow your vehicle by the bumpers will The operator loads your vehicle on the back of a truck. cause serious damage.

  • Page 358: Information

    Information This chapter includes your vehicle’s specifications, locations of identification numbers, and other information required by regulation. Specifications ........358 Emissions Testing Identification Numbers Testing of Readiness Codes....363 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).. 360 Warranty Coverages ......365 Engine Number and Transmission Authorized Manuals......

  • Page 359: Vehicle Specifications, Light Bulbs, Engine Specifications, Washer Fluid

    Specifications ■ ■ ■ Vehicle Specifications Engine Specifications Light Bulbs Model Honda Civic Hybrid Displacement 91 cu-in (1,497 cm Headlights (Low Beam) 51W (HB4) No. of Passengers: Spark Plugs DILFR6J11 Headlights (High Beam) 60W (HB3) ■ Front Front Turn Signal/Parking/Side...

  • Page 360: Engine Oil

    ■ ■ ■ Brake Fluid Engine Oil Tire Specified Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3 ·Genuine Honda Motor Oil 0W-20 Size P195/65R15 89S Recommended Regular ■ ·API Premium-grade 0W-20 detergent oil Pressure 32 psi (220 kPa [2.2 kgf/cm...

  • Page 361

    Identification Numbers Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Your vehicle has a 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) used to register your vehicle for warranty purposes, and for licensing and insuring your vehicle. See the image below for the VIN locations. Engine Number and Transmission Number See the image below for the locations of your vehicle’s engine number and transmission number.

  • Page 362

    Devices that Emit Radio Waves The following products and systems on your vehicle emit radio waves when in operation. Audio System Bluetooth® Audio Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® Immobilizer System Smart Entry System Each of the above complies with the appropriate requirements or the required standards of FCC (Federal Communications Commission) and Industry Canada Standard, described below: As required by the FCC:...

  • Page 363

    However, Transport Canada cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Honda Canada Inc. To contact Transport Canada’s Defect Investigations and Recalls Division, you may call 1-800-333-0510. For more information on reporting safety defects or about motor vehicle safety, go to http://www.tc.gc.ca/...

  • Page 364: Testing Of Readiness Codes

    Emissions Testing Testing of Readiness Codes Your vehicle uses “readiness codes,” as part of its onboard self diagnostic system. 1Testing of Readiness Codes Some states refer to these codes during testing to see if your vehicle’s emissions The readiness codes are erased when the 12 volt components are working properly.

  • Page 365

    uuEmissions TestinguTesting of Readiness Codes 7. Select a nearby, lightly traveled major highway where you can maintain a speed of 50 to 60 mph (80 to 97 km/h) for at least 20 minutes. Drive on the highway in D . Do not use cruise control. When traffic allows, drive for 90 seconds without moving the accelerator pedal.

  • Page 366

    Rust Perforation Limited Warranty – all exterior body panels are covered for rust-through from the inside for the specified time period with no mileage limit. Accessory Limited Warranty – Honda accessories are covered under this warranty. Time and mileage limits depend on the type of accessory and other factors.

  • Page 367

    Replacement Muffler Lifetime Limited Warranty – provides coverage for as long as the purchaser of the muffler owns the vehicle. Restrictions and exclusions apply to all these warranties. Please read the Honda warranty information booklet that came with your vehicle for precise information on warranty coverages.

  • Page 368

    Service Express: 1Authorized Manuals For electronic copies of service publications, you can purchase a subscription to For Canadian Owners: Service Express. Visit www.techinfo.honda.com for pricing and options. Please contact a dealer to order any manuals that you may require. ■...

  • Page 369

    Vehicle Identification Number 2 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) dealership’s service manager or general manager. If you are dissatisfied with the P. 360 decision made by the dealership’s management, contact Honda Customer Services. • Date of purchase • Odometer reading of your vehicle •...

  • Page 370

    Index Index After a Collision......... 43 USB/HDMI® Port ........149 Airbag Care ..........51 Authorized Manuals ........ 367 ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)....269 Event Data Recorders......... 24 Auto Door Locking/Unlocking....113 Accessories and Modifications ....277 Front Airbags (SRS) ........42 Customize.........

  • Page 371

    Brake System..........267 Certification Label........360 Controls ............ 101 Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) ....269 Changing Bulbs ........300 Coolant (Engine) ........295 Brake Assist System ......... 270 Charging System Indicator....69, 349 Adding to the Radiator ......296 Brake System Indicator (Red)....68, 351 Child Safety..........

  • Page 372

    Doors ............103 Emergency ..........356 Auto Door Locking........113 Emergency Engine Stop ......343 Features ............ 147 Auto Door Unlocking ......113 Emergency Trunk Opener ......116 Filters............319 Door Open Indicator ......31, 72 Emissions Testing (Readiness Codes) ..363 Dust and Pollen ........

  • Page 373

    Halogen Bulbs........... 300 Hill Start Assist System ......240 Immobilizer System ........75 Handling the Unexpected ......325 Honda IMA System........10 Lane Departure Warning (LDW) ....78 HandsFreeLink® (HFL) ....... 205 HondaLink Assist ........230 Lights On ..........75 Automatic Import of Cellular Phonebook Low Fuel ...........

  • Page 374

    Seat Belt Reminder......33, 70 Keys Using a Key ..........109 Security System Alarm....... 76 Lockout Prevention ........109 Lockout Prevention System ..... 109 Shift Lever Position........69 Number Tag ..........104 Low Battery Charge (12 volt)....349 Smart Entry System ........79 Rear Door Won’t Open ......

  • Page 375

    Maintenance Minder ......283 Power Windows ........119 Rear Defogger/Heated Door Mirror Malfunction Indicator Lamp ....69, 350 Trunk ............114 Button............. 130 Map Lights ..........139 Outside Temperature Display....89 Rearview Camera ........272 Maximum Load Limit........ 235 Overheating..........347 Rearview Mirror ........

  • Page 376

    Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners ....34 SOURCE Button........... 93 Tire Repair Kit........... 327 Checking ..........38 Spare Tire .......... 335, 359 Tires............308 Fastening ..........35 Spark Plugs..........358 Air Pressure ........309, 359 Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/Shoulder Specifications ..........

  • Page 377

    Troubleshooting ........325 Winter Tires..........316 Blown Fuse ........353, 354 Snow Tires ..........316 Vanity Mirrors..........5 Brake Pedal Vibrates ........23 Tire Chains..........316 Vehicle Identification Number ....360 Buzzer Sounds When Opening Door ..23 Wipers and Washers ........ 128 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®)....

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