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Contents
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. 24
Seat Belts P. 29
Indicators P. 68
Gauges and Displays P. 77
Clock P. 96
Locking and Unlocking the Doors P. 97
Opening and Closing the Moonroof
*
P. 110
*
P. 145
Audio System P. 150
2 Driving P. 225
Before Driving P. 226
Towing a Trailer P. 231
Parking Your Vehicle P. 260 Multi-View Rear Camera P. 261
Before Performing Maintenance P. 268
Remote Control and Wireless Headphone Care
Tools P. 320
Overheating P. 331
Specifications P. 344
Emissions Testing P. 349
Airbags P. 37
Audio System Basic Operation P. 153
Maintenance Minder
TM
P. 271
*
P. 311
If a Tire Goes Flat P. 321
Indicator, Coming On/Blinking P. 333
Identification Numbers P. 346
Warranty Coverages P. 351

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  • Page 1

    Before Driving P. 226 Towing a Trailer P. 231 in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Parking Your Vehicle P. 260 Multi-View Rear Camera P. 261 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. 65 Safety Labels P. 66 Safe Driving P. 23 Instrument Panel P. 67 Opening and Closing the Tailgate P. 104 Security System P. 106 Opening and Closing the Windows P. 108 Operating the Switches Around the Steering Wheel P.

  • Page 3

    Quick Reference Guide Visual Index ❙ ECON Button (P 245) ❙ System Indicators (P 68) ❙ Gauges (P 77) ❙ Information Display (P 78) ❙ intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) (P 81) ❙ Hazard Warning Button ❙ Audio System (P 150) ❙...

  • Page 4

    ❙ Headlights/Turn Signals (P 112) ❙ Fog Lights (P 114) ❙ (Select/Reset) Knob (P 78) ❙ Brightness Control (P 117) ❙ (Display) Button (P 81) ❙ Wipers/Washers (P 115) ❙ Cruise Control Buttons (P 246) ❙ Horn (Press an area around ❙...

  • Page 5

    Visual Index ❙ Power Window Switches (P 108) ❙ Power Door Lock Master Switch (P 102) ❙ Door Mirror Controls (P 121) ❙ Rearview Mirror (P 120) ❙ Driver's Front Airbag (P 40) ❙ Interior Fuse Box (P 338) ❙ Passenger's Front Airbag (P 40) ❙...

  • Page 6

    ❙ Cargo Area Light (P 132) ❙ Seat Belt (Installing a Child Seat) (P 60) ❙ Seat Belt to Secure a Child Seat (P 61) ❙ Seat Belt with Detachable Anchor (P 34) ❙ Side Curtain Airbags (P 47) ❙ Rear Entertainment System (P 174) ❙...

  • Page 7

    Visual Index ❙ Maintenance Under the Hood (P 277) ❙ Audio Antenna (P 152) ❙ Windshield Wipers (P 115, 296) ❙ Power Door Mirrors (P 121) ❙ Door Lock/Unlock Control (P 99) ❙ Headlights (P 112, 289) ❙ Front Turn Signal/Parking Lights (P 112, 292) ❙...

  • Page 8

    Eco Assist System (P 245) Ambient Meter ● Changes color to reflect your driving style. Green: Fuel efficient driving Yellow: Moderate acceleration/ deceleration White: Aggressive acceleration/ deceleration ● The ambient meter color changes in accordance with your brake or accelerator pedal operation. (P 245) ECON Button Helps maximize fuel economy.

  • Page 9

    Safe Driving (P 23) Airbags (P 37) ● Your vehicle is fitted with airbags to help protect you and your passengers during a moderate-to-severe collision. Child Safety (P 52) ● All children 12 and younger should be seated in the rear seat. ●...

  • Page 10: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel (P 67) Gauges /Information Display (P 77) (P 78) intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) /System Indicators (P 81) (P 68) System Indicators System Indicators Malfunction All-Wheel Drive Indicator Lamp (AWD) System Indicator Low Oil Pressure Turn Signal and Indicator Temperature Gauge Shift Lever Position Indicator Hazard Warning...

  • Page 11

    Controls (P95) Turn Signals Lights Wipers and Washers (P112) (P112) (P115) Light Control Switches Turn Signal Control Lever Right Wiper/Washer Control Lever High Beam Adjustment Ring : Long Delay Low Beam : Short Delay Flashing Left Pull toward you to spray washer fluid.

  • Page 12: Power Door Mirrors

    Steering Wheel Tailgate Power Windows (P119) (P104) (P108) ● With the ignition switch in ON ● To adjust, pull the adjustment lever , open and 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 13: Heating And Cooling System

    Heating and Cooling System (P 142) ● Rotate the fan control dial to adjust the fan speed. ● Press the Mode buttons ( ) to select the vents air flows from. ● Rotate the temperature control dial to adjust the temperature. ●...

  • Page 14: Climate Control System

    Climate Control System Clock (P 145) (P 96) ● Press the AUTO button to activate the climate control system. Models without navigation system ● Press the button to turn the system on or off. Press the CLOCK (AUX) button until the ●...

  • Page 15: Audio Remote Controls

    Features Audio Remote Controls (P 149) (P154) Audio System (P 150) Button () See the Navigation System Manual For navigation system operation Button Multi-Information Display SOURCE Button ● Button Press to adjust the volume up/down. (Power) ● SOURCE Button Button Press to change the audio mode: FM1/ CD Slot /XM2...

  • Page 16

    Driving (P 225) Automatic Transmission (P 243) ● Shift to and depress the brake pedal when starting the engine. ● Shifting Park Release Button Shift Lever Turn off or start the engine. Transmission is locked. Reverse Used when reversing Neutral Transmission is not locked.

  • Page 17

    VSA® OFF Button Refueling (P 250) (P 262) ● 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: 15.3 US gal (58 L) while accelerating on loose or slippery road surfaces.

  • Page 18

    Maintenance (P 267) Under the Hood (P 277) Wiper Blades ● Check engine oil, engine coolant, and windshield washer (P 296) fluid. Add when necessary. ● Replace blades if they leave streaks ● Check brake fluid. across the windshield. ● Check the battery condition monthly. Pull the hood release handle under the corner of the dashboard.

  • Page 19: Handling The Unexpected, Emergency Towing

    Handling the Unexpected (P319) Flat Tire Engine Won't Start Overheating (P321) (P327) (P331) ● 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 replace the booster battery.

  • Page 20: What To Do If

    What to Do If The ignition switch does The steering wheel may be locked. ● not turn from Try to turn the steering wheel left and right ● Why? while turning the ignition key. The ignition switch does The shift lever should be moved to not turn from I cannot remove the key.

  • Page 21

    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 key is left in the ignition switch.

  • Page 22: 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 23: 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 24: Safe Driving

    Safe Driving You can find many safety recommendations throughout this chapter, and throughout this manual. For Safe Driving Side Airbags ........44 Important Safety Precautions ..... 24 Side Curtain Airbags ......47 Important Handling Information..26 Airbag System Indicators....48 Your Vehicle's Safety Features....

  • Page 25: 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 26

    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 27: Important Handling Information

    uuFor Safe DrivinguImportant Handling Information Important Handling Information Your vehicle has higher ground clearance than a passenger vehicle designed for use 1Important Handling Information only on pavement. Higher ground clearance has many advantages for off-highway For information on how to reduce the risk of rollover, driving.

  • Page 28: 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 29: Safety Checklist

    uuFor Safe DrivinguYour Vehicle's Safety Features ■ 1Safety Checklist Safety Checklist If the door and/or the tailgate open indicator is on, a For the safety of you and your passengers, make a habit of checking these items door and/or the tailgate is not completely closed. each time before you drive.

  • Page 30: 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 31: 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 32: 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 33: 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 34

    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 35

    uuSeat BeltsuFastening a Seat Belt ■ 1Seat Belt with Detachable Anchor Seat Belt with Detachable Anchor WARNING 1. Pull out the seat belt’s small latch plate and Small Latch Plate the latch plate from each holding slot in the Using the seat belt with the detachable ceiling.

  • Page 36: 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 37: Seat Belt Inspection

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

  • Page 38: Airbag System Components

    Airbags Airbag System Components 11 12 Continued...

  • Page 39

    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 40

    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 41: 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 ignition switch • Side airbags: Airbags in the driver's and front passenger's seat-backs. is in ON •...

  • Page 42

    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 43

    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 toward the front of the vehicle.

  • Page 44: Advanced Airbags

    uuAirbagsuFront Airbags (SRS) ■ 1Advanced Airbags Advanced Airbags If there is a problem with the driver's seat position Your front airbags have advanced features to help reduce the likelihood of airbag sensor, the SRS indicator will come on and the airbag related injuries to smaller occupants.

  • Page 45: Side Airbags

    uuAirbagsuSide Airbags Side Airbags The side airbags help protect the upper torso of the driver or a front passenger 1Side Airbags during a moderate-to-severe side impact. Do not attach accessories on or near the side airbags. They can interfere with the proper operation of the ■...

  • Page 46

    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 47

    uuAirbagsuSide Airbags ■ 1Side Airbag Cutoff System Side Airbag Cutoff System To reduce the likelihood that a front passenger may be injured by an inflating side Sensor that airbag, the passenger side airbag is automatically turned off when: monitors the passenger’s height.

  • Page 48: 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 49: 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.

  • Page 50

    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 51

    uuAirbagsuAirbag System Indicators ■ 1Side Airbag Off Indicator Side Airbag Off Indicator When you turn the ignition switch to ON , the ■ When the side airbag off indicator comes on indicator should come on for a few seconds and then This indicator comes on if the passenger's side go out.

  • 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: Safety Labels P

    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 rear seats. A child seat is attached to the lower anchors with either the rigid or flexible type of connectors. 1.

  • 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 5. Route the tether strap over the head Center position Anchor restraint. Make sure the strap is not twisted. 6. Secure the tether strap hook onto the anchor. All models 7. Tighten the tether strap as instructed by the Tether Strap child seat manufacturer.

  • Page 61

    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 62

    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 63

    uuChild SafetyuSafety of Infants and Small Children ■ Using an outer anchor Tether 1. Put the head restraint to its upper-most Strap position, then route the tether strap Hook through the head restraint legs. Make sure the strap is not twisted. 2.

  • Page 64: 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 65: 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 66: 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 67: 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 Gauges and Displays Gauges..........77 Information Display......78 intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)... 81...

  • Page 69

    Indicators Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Comes on for a few seconds when you Comes on while driving - Make sure the parking ● ● turn the ignition switch to ON w , then brake is released. Check the brake fluid level. goes off if the parking brake has been 2 What to do when the indicator comes on while driving P.

  • Page 70

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Comes on when you turn the ignition switch Readiness codes are part of the on board diagnostics ● ● to ON w , and goes off when the engine for the emissions control systems. starts, or after several seconds if the engine 2 Testing of Readiness Codes P.

  • Page 71

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

  • Page 72

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Comes on for a few seconds when you turn Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked by ● ● Anti-lock Brake the ignition switch to ON w , then goes off. a dealer. With this indicator on, your vehicle still has System (ABS) If it comes on at any other time, there is a normal braking ability but no anti-lock function.

  • Page 73

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Comes on for a few seconds when you turn Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked by ● ● the ignition switch to ON w , then goes off. a dealer. Vehicle Stability Blinks when VSA® is active. 2 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®), aka Electronic ●...

  • Page 74

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

  • Page 75

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Blinks when you operate the turn signal Does not blink or blinks rapidly - A turn signal ● ● Turn Signal lever. light bulb has blown. Change the bulb immediately. Indicators Blinks along with all turn signals if you press 2 Replacing Light Bulbs P.

  • Page 76

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Comes on briefly when you turn the ignition Blinks - You cannot start the engine. Turn the ignition ● ● switch to ON w , then goes off. switch to LOCK 0 , pull the key out, and then insert Comes on if the immobilizer system cannot the key and turn it to ON w again.

  • Page 77: Controls P

    uuIndicatorsu Indicator Name On/Blinking Explanation Comes on when you press the CRUISE ● CRUISE MAIN 2 Cruise Control P. 246 button. Indicator CRUISE Comes on when you have set a speed for ● CONTROL cruise control. 2 Cruise Control P. 246 Indicator Comes on when the washer fluid gets low.

  • Page 78: Fuel Gauge, Temperature Gauge

    Gauges and Displays Gauges Gauges include the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, and related indicators. They are displayed when the ignition switch is in ON ■ Speedometer Displays your driving speed in mph (U.S.) or km/h (Canada). ■ Tachometer Shows the number of engine revolutions per minute. ■...

  • Page 79: Information Display

    uuGauges and DisplaysuInformation Display Information Display The information display shows the odometer, trip meter, engine oil life and 1Switching the Display maintenance service item codes, and other gauges. Each time you press the knob, the information display changes as follows: ■...

  • Page 80: Trip Meter

    uuGauges and DisplaysuInformation Display ■ Trip Meter 1Trip 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. and B can be used to measure two separate trips. ■...

  • Page 81: Features P

    uuGauges and DisplaysuInformation Display ■ 1Outside Temperature Outside Temperature The temperature sensor is in the front bumper. Road Shows the outside temperature in Fahrenheit (U.S.) or Celsius (Canada). heat and exhaust from another vehicle can affect the temperature reading when your vehicle speed is less ■...

  • Page 82

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Shows useful information, such as audio status. It also displays the compass direction and clock. ■ Switching the Display Press the (display) button to change the display. Audio/HFL display 123456 Full size analogue clock/ Fuel consumption Display...

  • Page 83: Average Fuel Economy, Elapsed Time

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ 1Average Fuel Economy Average Fuel Economy You can choose an item to be displayed in the fuel Shows the estimated average fuel economy of each trip meter in mpg (U.S.) or l/100 consumption screen. Range, elapsed time, or average km (Canada).

  • Page 84

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Engine Oil Life and Maintenance Items Shows the remaining oil life and Maintenance Minder 2 Maintenance Minder P. 271 ■ Compass Direction Shows the vehicle's traveling direction. 2 Compass P. 223 ■ 1Turn-by-Turn Directions Turn-by-Turn Directions You can select whether the turn-by-turn display Shows you turn-by-turn driving directions to your destination linked with the...

  • Page 85: Customized Features

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent 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. 87 ■ How to customize 2 Example of customizing wallpapers P. 90 Select the Vehicle Menu screen by pressing the MENU button while the ignition When you customize settings, shift to switch is in ON...

  • Page 86

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent 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 Adjust Clock * Not available on all models Continued...

  • Page 87

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Customize Settings Select Wallpaper Import Wallpaper Delete Wallpaper Trip Meter Item to Display Display Setup Welcome Screen Color Theme Turn by Turn Display Language Selection Adjust Outside Temp. Display Trip A reset trigger Trip Computer Setup Trip B reset trigger Fuel Efficiency Backlight Interior Light Dimming Time...

  • Page 88

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ List of customizable options Setup Group Customizable Features Description Selectable settings Vehicle Maintenance info Reset the Maintenance Minder No/Yes Information Adjust Selects the 12 hour or 24 hour clock display, and /24h Clock adjusts the time.

  • Page 89

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

  • Page 90

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Setup Group Customizable Features Description Selectable settings Auto Door Changes the setting for when the doors Off/With Vehicle Speed Lock automatically lock. Shift from P Door Lock Sets up either the driver’s door or all doors to unlock Driver Door /All Doors Mode...

  • Page 91

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) ■ Example of customizing wallpapers 1Customized Features You can customize the display from clock to wallpaper. • When importing wallpaper files, the image must be in the USB flash drive’s root directory. Images in a folder cannot be imported.

  • Page 92

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) 5. Select Import Wallpaper with the button, then press the SOURCE button. The file names are displayed on the screen. 6. Press the - button until the file name you want to store appears on the center of the display, then press the SOURCE button.

  • Page 93

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) 9. Select the location you want to store the image file in with the - button, then press the SOURCE button. 10. Press the MENU button to exit the customizing screen.

  • Page 94

    uuGauges and Displaysuintelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Selecting a wallpaper 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Select Customize Settings with the - button, then press the SOURCE button. 3. Select Display Setup with the button, then press the SOURCE button. 4. Select Select Wallpaper with the button, then press the SOURCE button.

  • Page 96: Controls

    Controls This chapter explains how to operate the various controls necessary for driving. Clock ............ 96 Opening and Closing the Moonroof .. 110 Adjusting the Mirrors....... 120 Locking and Unlocking the Doors Operating the Switches Around the Interior Rearview Mirror ....120 Key Types and Functions ....

  • Page 97

    Clock Adjusting the Clock You can adjust the time in the clock display with the ignition switch in ON 1Adjusting the Clock These indications are used to show how to operate ■ Using the MENU button the selector knob. Rotate to select.

  • Page 98: Key Types And Functions

    Locking and Unlocking the Doors Key Types and Functions This vehicle comes with the following key: 1Key Types and Functions All the keys have an immobilizer system. The ■ immobilizer system helps to protect against vehicle Master Keys theft. Use the key to start and stop the engine, and 2 Immobilizer System P.

  • Page 99: Key Number Tag

    uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuKey Types and Functions ■ 1Valet Key Valet Key When you need to leave a key with a third party, Can be used to start and stop the engine, and leave the valet key. lock and unlock driver's door. Gray ■...

  • Page 100: 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 1Using the Remote Transmitter ■ Using the Remote Transmitter If you do not open a door within 30 seconds of ■ Locking the doors unlocking the vehicle with the remote transmitter, Press the lock button.

  • Page 101

    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 a key, all the Fully insert the key and turn it. other doors and tailgate lock at the same time.

  • Page 102

    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 and tailgate lock at To Lock Lock Tab...

  • Page 103: 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 the driver’s door using the Press the master door lock switch in as shown master door lock switch, all the other doors and the to lock or unlock all doors and the tailgate.

  • Page 104: Auto Door Locking/unlocking

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

  • Page 105

    Opening and Closing the Tailgate Precautions for Opening/Closing the Tailgate Always make sure individuals and objects are clear of the tailgate before opening or 1Precautions for Opening/Closing the Tailgate closing it. Be careful not to hit your head on the tailgate or to put your hands between the tailgate and the cargo ■...

  • Page 106: Using The Tailgate Release Button

    uuOpening and Closing the TailgateuUsing the Tailgate Release Button Using the Tailgate Release Button When all the doors are unlocked, the tailgate is unlocked. Press the tailgate release button and lift open the tailgate. Tailgate Release Button To close the tailgate, grab the inner handle, pull the tailgate down, and push it closed from outside.

  • Page 107: 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 ignition key in the vehicle can result in theft or accidental movement of the vehicle.

  • Page 108: 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 109

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

  • Page 110

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

  • Page 111: Opening And Closing The Moonroof *

    Opening and Closing the Moonroof ■ 1Opening/Closing the Moonroof Opening/Closing the Moonroof WARNING You can operate the moonroof when the ignition switch is in ON w . Use the switch in the front of the ceiling to open and close the moonroof. Opening or closing the moonroof on ■...

  • Page 112: Ignition Switch

    Operating the Switches Around the Steering Wheel Ignition Switch 1Ignition Switch You cannot take the key out unless the shift lever is LOCK: Insert and remove the key in this If you open the driver's door when the key is in LOCK position.

  • Page 113: Turn Signals, Light Switches, Manual Operation

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluTurn Signals Turn Signals The turn signals can be used when the ignition Right Turn switch is in ON ■ 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 114: Automatic Lighting Control, Automatic Lighting Off Feature

    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 ignition switch is in ON such as long tunnels or parking facilities.

  • Page 115: Fog Lights, Daytime Running Lights

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluFog Lights Fog Lights Can be used when the low beam headlights 1Fog Lights are on. When the fog lights are on, the indicator in the instrument panel will be on. The fog lights go off when the headlights turn off, or Rotate the switch up from the OFF position to when the daytime running lights are on.

  • Page 116: Wipers And Washers

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluWipers and Washers Wipers and Washers ■ 1Wipers and Washers Windshield Wipers/Washers NOTICE The windshield wipers and washers can be Do not use the wipers when the windshield is dry. used when the ignition switch is in ON The windshield will get scratched, or the rubber blades will get damaged.

  • Page 117

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluWipers and Washers ■ 1Wipers and Washers Rear Wiper/Washer If the wiper stops operating due to any obstacle such The rear wiper and washer can be used when as the build-up of snow, park the vehicle in a safe the ignition switch is in ON place.

  • Page 118: Brightness Control

    uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluBrightness Control Brightness Control When the parking lights are turned on and the 1Brightness Control ignition switch is in ON w , you can use the Instrument panel brightness differs between when brightness control knob to adjust instrument the exterior lights are on and when they are off.

  • Page 119: 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 mirror button to defog the rear window 1Rear Defogger/Heated Door Mirror Button and mirrors when the ignition switch is in ON NOTICE Models with heating and cooling system When cleaning the inside of the rear window, be...

  • Page 120: 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 121: Interior Rearview Mirror, Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror

    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 122

    uuAdjusting the MirrorsuPower Door Mirrors Power Door Mirrors You can adjust the door mirrors when the ignition switch is in ON ■ Mirror position adjustment L/R selector switch: Select the left or right mirror. After adjusting the mirror, return the Selector switch to the center position.

  • Page 123: Adjusting The Seats, 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 124

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuAdjusting the Seat Positions ■ Adjusting the front manual seat(s) 1Adjusting the front manual seat(s) Once a seat is adjusted correctly, rock it back and Height Adjustment forth to make sure it is locked in position. (Driver’s side) Pull up or push down the lever to raise or lower the seat.

  • Page 125: 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 126: 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 127

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuAdjusting the Seat Positions ■ Changing the Rear Center Seat Head Restraint Position A passenger sitting in the center back seating position should adjust the height of their head restraint to an appropriate position before the vehicle begins moving. To raise the head restraint: Pull it upward.

  • Page 128

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuAdjusting the Seat Positions ■ Folding Down the Rear Outer Head Restraint A passenger in an outer back seating position Strap should put the head restraint in the upright position before the vehicle begins moving. To fold down the head restraint: Pull the strap.

  • Page 129: Maintain A Proper Sitting Position

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuAdjusting the Seat Positions ■ 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 130: Rear Seats, Folding Down The Rear Seats

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuRear Seats Rear Seats ■ 1Folding Down the Rear Seats Folding Down the Rear Seats Make sure all items in the cargo area or items The rear seats can be folded down separately to allow for additional storage space. extending to the rear seats are properly secured.

  • Page 131

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuRear Seats ■ To return the seat to the original 1To return the seat to the original position position Make sure the seat-back, head restraints and seat 1. Pull the seat-back up and push back into cushion are securely latched back into place before place until a click is heard.

  • Page 132

    uuAdjusting the SeatsuArmrest Armrest ■ Using the Front Seat Armrest Pull down the armrest. ■ Using the Rear Seat Armrest Pull down the armrest in the center seat-back. * Not available on all models...

  • Page 133: Interior Lights, Map Lights

    Interior Lights/Interior Convenience Items Interior Lights ■ 1Interior Light Switches Interior Light Switches In the door activated position, the interior lights fade ■ out and go off about 30 seconds after the doors are Front The interior lights come on regardless of closed.

  • Page 134: Glove Box, Console Compartment, 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. You can lock the glove box with the master key. An open glove box can cause serious injury to your passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt.

  • Page 135: Beverage Holders

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

  • Page 136: Accessory Power Sockets

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Accessory Power Sockets Accessory Power Sockets NOTICE The accessory power sockets can be used when the ignition switch is in ACCESSORY Do not insert an automotive type cigarette lighter q or ON element. ■...

  • Page 137: Coat Hook

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Coat Hook Coat Hook The coat hook is not designed for large or heavy There is a coat hook on the rear left grab items. handle. Pull it down to use it. ■ Cargo Side Net Use the cargo side net to secure items to the side.

  • Page 138

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Tie-down Anchors Tie-down Anchors Do not let anyone access items in the cargo area The tie-down anchors on the cargo area floor while driving. Loose items can cause injury if you have Hooks can be used to install a net for securing items.

  • Page 139: Sunglasses Holder

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Sunglasses Holder Sunglasses Holder Keep the holder closed while driving except when To open the sunglasses holder, press and accessing stored items. release the indent. To close, press it again until it latches. You can store eyeglasses and other small Press items in this holder.

  • Page 140: Seat Heaters

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Seat Heaters Seat Heaters WARNING The ignition switch must be in ON w 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 141: Tonneau Cover

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ 1Tonneau Cover Tonneau Cover Do not let anyone access items in the cargo area The tonneau cover can be used to conceal while driving. Loose items can cause injury if you have items in the cargo area and protect them from to brake hard.

  • Page 142

    uuInterior Lights/Interior Convenience ItemsuInterior Convenience Items ■ To store: The housing unit can be stored on the cargo area floor to make more space available. Push one end of the unit into the hole on one side panel, then insert the other end into the hole on the other side.

  • Page 143: Using Vents, Heating And A/c

    Heating and Cooling System Using Vents, Heating and A/C Windshield Defroster Button Mode Buttons Turns on the A/C, selects airflow from Change airflow. the defroster vents at the base of the Floor and defroster vents windshield, and switches the mode to Floor vents fresh air.

  • Page 144

    uuHeating and Cooling System uUsing Vents, Heating and A/C ■ 1Heating Heating When you select , the mode automatically The heater uses heat from the engine coolant switches to fresh air. to warm the air. 1. Adjust the fan speed using the fan control dial.

  • Page 145: Defrosting The Windshield And Windows

    uuHeating and Cooling System uUsing Vents, Heating and A/C ■ 1To rapidly cool down the interior Cooling If the interior is very warm, you can cool it down 1. Adjust the fan speed using the fan control more rapidly by partially opening the windows. dial.

  • Page 146: Buttons (p, Not Available On All Models, Climate Control System *, 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 button is pressed while in AUTO, the function the interior temperature to your preference as quickly as possible.

  • Page 147

    uuClimate Control System uUsing Automatic Climate Control ■ 1Defrosting the Windshield and Windows Defrosting the Windshield and Windows For your safety, make sure you have a clear view Pressing the button turns the air through all the windows before driving. conditioning system on and automatically switches the system to fresh air mode.

  • Page 148: Synchronized Mode

    uuClimate Control System uSynchronized Mode Synchronized Mode 1Synchronized Mode When you press the button, the system changes to synchronized mode. When the system is in dual mode, the driver side temperature and the passenger side temperature can be set separately. Models with navigation system In AUTO mode, the system adjusts each temperature based on the information of the sunlight sensor and...

  • Page 149: Automatic Climate Control Sensors

    uuClimate Control System uAutomatic 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 150: Not Available On All Models, Features

    Features This chapter describes how to operate technology features. Audio System Playing Internet Radio ...... 167 About Your Audio System....150 Playing a USB Flash Drive ....169 USB Adapter Cable ......151 Playing Bluetooth® Audio ....172 Auxiliary Input Jack ......

  • Page 151: About Your Audio System

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

  • Page 152: Auxiliary Input Jack

    uuAudio SystemuUSB Adapter Cable USB Adapter Cable 1. Unclip the USB connector and loosen the 1USB Adapter Cable adapter cable. • Do not leave the iPod® or USB flash drive in the 2. Install the iPod® dock connector or the USB vehicle.

  • Page 153: Audio Antenna, Audio System Theft Protection

    3. Enter the audio security code using the preset buttons. If you enter an incorrect U.S. models You can register the security code at Honda Owners digit, continue to the last digit, then try again. If you do not enter the code (owners.honda.com.), and find information on how...

  • Page 154

    Audio System Basic Operation To use the audio system, the ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY q or ON 1Audio System Basic Operation Use the selector knob or SETUP button to These indications are used to show how to operate SETUP access some audio functions.

  • Page 155

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuAudio Remote Controls Audio Remote Controls Allows you to operate the audio system while driving. 1Audio Remote Controls SOURCE Button The CD mode appears only when a CD is loaded. SOURCE Button Cycles through the audio modes as follows: When in the AUX mode, the following are operable FM1 FM2 AM XM1 CD AUX...

  • Page 156: Adjusting The Sound

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuAdjusting the Sound Adjusting the Sound 1Adjusting the Sound Press the SETUP button, and rotate SETUP The SVC has four modes: Off, Low, Mid, and High. select Sound Settings, then press . Rotate Button SVC adjusts the volume level based on the vehicle to scroll through the following choices: speed.

  • Page 157: Playing Am/fm Radio

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio Playing AM/FM Radio Buttons Press to display and select an RDS category. (Power) Button AM Button Press to turn the audio FM Button system on and off. Press to select a band. SCAN Button Preset Buttons (1-6) Press to sample each of the To store a station:...

  • Page 158

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio ■ 1Playing AM/FM Radio Auto Select The ST indicator appears on the display indicating Use the auto select feature to scan both bands and store the strongest station in stereo FM broadcasts. each preset. Stereo reproduction in AM is not available.

  • Page 159

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio ■ Radio Data System (RDS) Provides text data information related to your selected RDS-capable FM station. ■ RDS information 1. Press the SETUP button and rotate select RDS Information. 2. Each time you press , the RDS Information switches between on and off.

  • Page 160: Playing Xm® Radio

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying XM® Radio Playing XM® Radio (Power) Button Buttons Press to turn the audio Press to skip to the system on and off. next category, and to skip to the previous category. Preset Buttons (1-6) SCAN Button To store a channel: Press to sample all channels (in the 1.

  • Page 161

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying XM® Radio ■ 1Playing XM® Radio To Play the XM® Radio In the channel mode, you can select all available 1. Press the button to select the XM® radio band (XM1 or XM2). channels. In the category mode, you can select a 2.

  • Page 162: 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 or WMA format. With the CD loaded, press the CD button. SCAN Button You will get a 10-second sampling of each song. (Power) Button Press to sample all tracks ●...

  • Page 163

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a CD ■ 1Playing a CD How to Select a File from a Folder with the Selector Knob (MP3/WMA) NOTICE Do not use CDs with adhesive labels. The label can 1. Press to switch the display to a folder cause the CD to jam in the unit.

  • Page 164

    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 repeat and random modes when playing a track or file. Normal Play 1. Press the SETUP button. Repeat One Track: Repeats the current track/file(s).

  • Page 165: Playing An Ipod

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying an iPod® Playing an iPod® Connect the iPod® using your dock connector to the USB adapter cable, then press the AUX button. 2 USB Adapter Cable P. 151 USB Indicator Comes on when an iPod® is connected.

  • Page 166

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying an iPod® ■ 1Playing an iPod® How to Select a File from the iPod® Menu Available operating functions vary on models or 1. Press to display the iPod® menu. versions. Some functions may not be available on the vehicle's audio system.

  • Page 167

    uuAudio System Basic Operationu ■ 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 track. Normal Play 1. Press the SETUP button. Shuffle Off: Turns off the shuffle mode. Shuffle: Plays all available tracks in a selected list (playlists, artists, albums, songs, genres, or composers) in random order.

  • Page 168: Playing Internet Radio

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying Internet Radio U.S. models iPhone® use only Playing Internet Radio Activate Pandora®, and connect the iPhone® using your dock connector to the USB adapter cable, then press the AUX button. 2 USB Adapter Cable P. 151 Rating Icon Album Art Selector Knob...

  • Page 169

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying Internet Radio ■ 1Playing Internet Radio Pandora® Menu Pandora® is a personalized Internet radio service that You can operate some of the Pandora menu items from your vehicle’s audio system. selects music based on an artist, song, or genre a user The available items are: enters, and streams what is likely to be of interest.

  • Page 170: 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 adapter cable, then press the AUX button. 2 USB Adapter Cable P.

  • Page 171

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying a USB Flash Drive ■ 1Playing a USB Flash Drive How to Select a File from a Folder with the Selector Knob Use the recommended USB flash drives. 1. Press to switch the display to a folder 2 General Information on the Audio System list.

  • Page 172

    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 repeat and random modes when playing a file. Normal Play 1. Press the SETUP button. Repeat One Track: Repeats the current file.

  • Page 173: Playing Bluetooth® Audio

    uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying Bluetooth® Audio Playing Bluetooth® Audio Your audio system allows you to listen to music from your Bluetooth®-compatible 1Playing Bluetooth® Audio phone. Not all Bluetooth-enabled phones with streaming This function is available when the phone is paired and connected to the vehicle’s audio capabilities are compatible with the system.

  • Page 174

    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 HFL.

  • Page 175: Wireless Headphones

    Rear Entertainment System Optional for U.S. 1Rear Entertainment System Allows the rear seat passengers to enjoy a different entertainment source, such as a DVD or CD, than the front passengers. ■ Wireless Headphones The rear seat passenger can listen to audio from the rear entertainment system with a set of wireless headphones that comes with your vehicle.

  • Page 176

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System ■ 1Overhead Screen Overhead Screen NOTICE Pull down the screen to the first or second This vehicle's overhead mounted video display, if so Overhead detent until it latches. equipped, includes mercury-containing components. Screen Upon removal, please reuse, recycle, or dispose of as hazardous waste.

  • Page 177

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System ■ Control Panel in the Console Compartment REAR CTRL OFF Button Play/Pause Button Press to cancel the operation from Press to pause the CD/DVD. the rear seat. Press again to resume. SOURCE Button REAR POWER Button Press to change the source DVD or Press to turn the rear AUX.

  • Page 178

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System ■ System Controls and Menus for DVD AUX Button DVD Button (Power) Button Press to access AUX mode. Press to Press to turn on the system. watch a DVD. The following options appear when you play a TITLE Button DVD and press the MENU button.

  • Page 179

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System ■ Playing a DVD 1Playing a DVD • Insert a DVD into the slot in the console compartment. DVD is available for the rear seat passengers only. The system automatically starts the DVD. • To fast forward, press and hold the fast-forward button. To rewind, press and hold the rewind button on the remote.

  • Page 180

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System Top Menu: The top page of the DVD’s title menu appears. The title menu also appears when you press the MENU button while the DVD is in the slot not playing. Press the CANCEL or MENU button to return. Menu: The DVD’s title menu appears.

  • Page 181

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System Search: You can search for a DVD segment from the following methods. Title Search - Find the title you want to play. Chapter Search - Find the chapter you want to play. NumInput: Enter a two-digit number, if issued to the DVD, to find the segment you want to start to play.

  • Page 182

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System ■ SETUP button on the remote 1SETUP button on the remote Press the SETUP button while the DVD is Not all DVD formats allow for all the available setting playing to see the available options. Use the adjustments.

  • Page 183

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System When the DVD is not playing 1SETUP button on the remote Initial Settings - Initial Settings: Press the SETUP button to configure the initial Language, Dynamic Range, and The prior language varies by disc. You may not be Angle Mark settings before playing a DVD.

  • Page 184

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System ■ System Controls and Menus for CD DVD Button (Power) Button Press to listen Press to turn the audio to a CD. system ON and OFF. TITLE Button Press to scroll titles on CD. , or highlight a menu item, and press the ENT button to make...

  • Page 185

    uuRear Entertainment System uOperating the System ■ Playing a CD 1System Controls and Menus for CD Press the DVD button. You can insert an audio CD compatible with the The available options that appear on the overhead screen are Repeat, Random, and Scan. system, or recorded in MP3/WMA/AAC formats into The fast-forward, rewind, , and...

  • Page 186

    uuRear Entertainment System uPlayable Discs Playable Discs The discs that come with these labels can be 1Playable Discs played in your vehicle’s rear entertainment This product incorporates copyright protection system. technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Also look for the region code of 1 or ALL on Use of this copyright protection technology must be the package or jacket on the disc.

  • Page 187

    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. Current track/file will be skipped.

  • Page 188

    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 189

    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 PANDORA No Station Appears when there is no station list on the device. Use the device to create a station. PANDORA Unsupported Ver.

  • Page 190

    uuAudio Error MessagesuDVD Player Error Messages Models with rear entertainment system DVD Player Error Messages Error Message Cause Solution Disc Error FOCUS Error Press the disc eject button, and remove the disc. Check for an error indication. Insert the disc again. If the code does not disappear or the disc cannot be MECH Error Mechanical Error removed, consult a dealer.

  • Page 191: General Information On The Audio System

    General Information on the Audio System XM® Radio Service ■ 1Subscribing to XM® Radio Subscribing to XM® Radio Contact Information for XM® Radio: 1. You need your radio ID ready before registering for subscription. To see the ID in US: XM® Radio at www.siriusxm.com or 1-800-852- the display: Turn the selector knob until 0 appears.

  • Page 192: 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 193

    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 194: Compatible Ipod®, Iphone® And Usb Flash Drives, Ipod® And Iphone® Model Compatibility

    uuGeneral Information on the Audio SystemuCompatible iPod®, iPhone® and USB Flash Drives Compatible iPod®, iPhone® 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 80/160 GB (launched in 2007)

  • Page 195: 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 196: Hfl Status Display, Limitations For Manual Operation

    Appears when your phone trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any is connected to HFL. use of such marks by Honda Motors Co., Ltd., is Roam Status under license. Other trademarks and trade names are Signal Strength those of their respective owners.

  • Page 197: Hfl Menus

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus HFL Menus The ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY q or ON w to use HFL. 1HFL Menus To use HFL, you must first pair your Bluetooth- PHONE or compatible cell phone to the system while the vehicle Phone is parked.

  • Page 198

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus Redial Redial the last number dialed in the phone’s history. Select a message and Text Message The message is Read/Stop reading System reads received message aloud, or read aloud stop message from being read. Reply Reply to a received message using one of six fixed phrases.

  • Page 199

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus Phone Setup Connection Add a New Phone Pair a phone to the system Connect a phone to the system. Connect a Phone Disconnect Phone Disconnect a paired phone from the system. Delete a Phone Delete a previously paired phone. Pairing Code Create a code for a paired phone.

  • Page 200

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus Add New Speed Dial Phonebook Select a phone number from the phonebook to store as a speed dial number. Call History Select a phone number from the call history to store as a speed dial number. Phone Number Enter a phone number to store as a speed dial number.

  • Page 201

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus Auto Transfer Set calls to automatically transfer from your phone to HFL when you enter the vehicle. Caller ID Info Name Priority Prioritize the caller’s name as the caller ID. Number Priority Prioritize the caller’s phone number as the caller ID.

  • Page 202: Phone Setup

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Phone Setup Phone Setup Your Bluetooth-compatible phone must be paired to ■ To pair a cell phone (No phone has HFL before you can make and receive hands-free been paired to the system) calls. 1. Press the PHONE button or the button.

  • Page 203

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To pair a cell phone (when a phone has already been paired to the system) 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select Phone Setup, then press If a prompt appears asking to connect to a phone, select No and proceed with step 2.

  • Page 204

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus 6. Make sure your phone is in search or discoverable mode, then press HFL automatically searches for a Bluetooth device. 7. When your phone appears on the list, select it by pressing If your phone doesn’t appear, select Phone Not Found? and search for Bluetooth devices using your phone.

  • Page 205

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To change the pairing code setting 1To change the pairing code setting 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. The default pairing code is “0000” until you change 2. Rotate to select Phone Setup, then the setting.

  • Page 206

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To delete a paired phone 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select Phone Setup, then press Repeat the procedure to select Connection, then Delete a Phone. 3. Rotate to select a phone you want to delete, then press 4.

  • Page 207

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1To Set Up a Text Message Notice Option To Set Up a Text Message Notice Option ON: A pop-up notification comes on every time you 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. receive a new text message. 2.

  • Page 208: To Create A Security Pin

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1To Create a Security PIN To Create a Security PIN In the phone is already security PIN protected, you You can protect each of the six cell phones with a security PIN. need to enter the current security PIN before clearing 1.

  • Page 209

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Automatic Transferring If you get into the vehicle while you are on the phone, the call can be automatically transferred to HFL. 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select Phone Setup, then press Repeat the procedure to select Auto Transfer.

  • Page 210: To Clear The System

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To Clear the System Security codes, paired phones, all stored voice tags, all speed dial entries, and all imported phonebook data are erased. 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select Phone Setup, then press Repeat the procedure to select System Clear.

  • Page 211: 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 your phone is paired, the contents of its phonebook and call history are phonebook, you can see up to three category icons.

  • Page 212

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Speed Dial Speed Dial You can use the audio preset buttons during a call to Up to 15 speed dial numbers can be stored per phone. store a speed dial number: To store a speed dial number: 1.

  • Page 213

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To add a voice tag to a stored speed 1Speed Dial dial number Avoid using duplicate voice tags. 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. Avoid using “home” as a voice tag. 2. Rotate to select Phone Setup, then It is easier for HFL to recognize a longer name.

  • Page 214: Making A Call

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To delete a speed dial number 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select Phone Setup, then press Repeat the procedure to select Speed Dial. 3. Select an existing speed dial entry. 4.

  • Page 215

    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. When your phone is paired, the contents of its However, you can call a stored voice-tagged speed phonebook are automatically imported to dial number using voice commands.

  • Page 216

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ To make a call using redial 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select Redial, then press Dialing starts automatically. ■ 1To make a call using the call history To make a call using the call history The call history appears only when a phone is Call history is stored by Dialed Calls, connected to HFL, and displays the last 20 dialed,...

  • Page 217: Receiving A Call

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

  • Page 218: Options During A Call

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Options During a Call Options During a Call Touch Tones: Available on some phones. The following options are available during a call. Mute: Mute your voice. Transfer Call: Transfer a call from HFL to your phone. Touch Tones: Send numbers during a call.

  • Page 219

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

  • Page 220: Displaying Messages

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ 1Displaying Messages Displaying Messages icon appears next to an unread message. 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select Text Message, then Only the first three lines of the received message are press displayed with this option.

  • Page 221

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Using the stop reading or read option 1Using the stop reading or read option 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. This option changes to: 2. Rotate to select Text Message, then • Stop Reading while the text message is read out. press Select this option to discontinue the message read- out.

  • Page 222

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Reply to a message 1Reply to a message You can reply to a message using one of the The available fixed reply messages are as follows: six common phrases available in the system. • Talk to you later, I'm driving. •...

  • Page 223: Making A Call To A Sender

    uuBluetooth® HandsFreeLink®uHFL Menus ■ Making a call to a sender You can call the text message sender. 1. Press the PHONE button or the button. 2. Rotate to select to Text Message, then press 3. Rotate to select a message, then press The text message is displayed.

  • Page 224: Compass Calibration

    Compass When you turn the ignition switch to ON w , the compass self-calibrates, and the 1Compass compass display appears. Compass operation can be affected under the following conditions: • Driving near power lines or stations Compass Calibration • Crossing a bridge •...

  • Page 225

    uuCompassuCompass Zone Selection Compass Zone Selection 1. Turn the ignition switch to ON 1Compass Zone Selection 2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the The zone selection is done to compensate the display shows the compass setting menu. variation between magnetic north and true north. 3.

  • Page 226: Driving

    Driving This chapter discusses driving, refueling, and information on items such as accessories. Before Driving Automatic Transmission ....242 Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) ... 258 Driving Preparation ......226 Shifting..........243 Brake Assist System ......259 Maximum Load Limit......229 ECON Button ........

  • Page 227: 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 228

    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 cargo area or tow a trailer, have handling, stability, stopping distance, and tires, and make it unsafe.

  • Page 229

    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 230: 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 231

    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 232: Towing Preparation

    Towing a Trailer Towing Preparation ■ 1Towing Load Limits Towing Load Limits WARNING Your vehicle can tow a trailer if you carefully observe the load limits, use the proper equipment, and follow the towing guidelines. Check the load limits before driving. Exceeding any load limit or improperly ■...

  • Page 233

    uuTowing a TraileruTowing Preparation ■ 1Towing Equipment and Accessories Towing Equipment and Accessories Make sure that all equipment is properly installed and Towing equipment varies by the size of your trailer, how much load you are towing, maintained, and that it meets federal, state, province/ and where you are towing.

  • Page 234

    Your trailer lighting connector is located behind the left side panel in the cargo area. Each pin’s purpose and wiring color code are shown in the image. When using a non-Honda trailer lighting harness and converter, get the connector and pins for your vehicle from a dealer.

  • Page 235: Driving Safely With A Trailer

    uuTowing a TraileruDriving Safely with a Trailer Driving Safely with a Trailer ■ 1Driving Safely with a Trailer Things You Need To Know Before Towing a Trailer Operating speed when towing a trailer is restricted • Have the trailer properly serviced and keep it in good condition. up to 65 mph (100 km/h).

  • Page 236: Towing Your Vehicle

    uuTowing a TraileruTowing Your Vehicle Towing Your Vehicle Your vehicle can be towed behind a motorhome. 1Towing Your Vehicle NOTICE ■ When Your Vehicle is Towed Behind a Motorhome Failure to follow the recommended instructions exactly will result in severe automatic transmission Perform the following procedure before towing your vehicle.

  • Page 237

    uuTowing a TraileruTowing Your Vehicle ■ Extended towing If you tow more than eight hours in one day, you should repeat the “before towing your vehicle procedure” at least every eight hours. You also need to perform the following procedure to prevent the battery from running down. 1.

  • Page 238: General Information

    Off-Highway Driving Guidelines General Information Your vehicle has been designed primarily for use on pavement, however, its higher 1Off-Highway Driving Guidelines ground clearance allows you to occasionally travel on unpaved roads. It is not WARNING designed for trail-blazing, or other challenging off-road activities. Improperly operating this vehicle on or off If you decide to drive on unpaved roads, you will find that it requires somewhat pavement can cause a crash or rollover in...

  • Page 239: Avoiding Trouble

    uuOff-Highway Driving GuidelinesuAvoiding Trouble Avoiding Trouble • Check Out Your Vehicle before you leave the pavement and make sure that all scheduled maintenance has been completed. Pay special attention to the condition of the tires, and check the tire pressures. •...

  • Page 240: 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 241: Starting To Drive

    uuWhen DrivinguStarting the Engine ■ 1Starting the Engine Starting to Drive Do not hold the key in START for more than 15 1. Keeping your right foot on the brake pedal, release the parking brake. Check that seconds. the parking brake indicator has gone off. •...

  • Page 242: Other Precautions, Precautions While Driving

    • Do not modify your vehicle in any way that you would raise the center of gravity. NOTICE • Never carry more than 165 lbs (75 kg) of cargo on the roof rack (Honda If you repeatedly turn the steering wheel at an accessory).

  • Page 243: Automatic Transmission

    uuWhen DrivinguAutomatic Transmission Automatic Transmission ■ 1Driving Guidelines for Your Utility Vehicle Creeping Failure to operate your vehicle correctly might result The engine runs at a higher idle speed and creeping increases. in a crash or a rollover. Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped. 2 Important Handling Information P.

  • Page 244

    uuWhen DrivinguShifting Shifting Change the shift position in accordance with your driving needs. 1Shifting You cannot turn the ignition switch to LOCK ■ Shift lever positions remove the key 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 Tachometer's red zone 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.

  • 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, air conditioning system, and cruise control.

  • Page 247: 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 248

    uuWhen DrivinguCruise Control ■ To Set the Vehicle Speed Button −/SET 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 249

    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 250: 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 Helps to stabilize the vehicle during cornering if the vehicle turns more or less than The VSA®...

  • Page 251

    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. Without VSA®, your vehicle will have normal braking To turn the VSA®...

  • Page 252

    uuWhen DrivinguReal Time AWD with Intelligent Control System Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System When the system senses a loss of front wheel traction, it automatically transfers 1Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System some power to the rear wheels. This allows you to utilize all available traction and NOTICE may increase mobility.

  • Page 253: Tire Pressure Monitoring System (tpms)

    uuWhen DrivinguTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Instead of directly measuring the pressure in each tire, the TPMS on this vehicle 1Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) monitors and compares the rolling radius and rotational characteristics of each The system does not monitor the tires when driving wheel and tire while you are driving to determine if one or more tires are at low speed.

  • Page 254

    uuWhen DrivinguTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Press and hold the TPMS button until the low 1TPMS Calibration Low Tire Pressure/ TPMS Indicator tire pressure/TPMS indicator blinks twice, • TPMS cannot be calibrated if a compact spare tire is indicating the calibration process has begun. installed.

  • Page 255: 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 256

    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 257: 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 Depress the parking brake pedal down with with the parking brake applied.

  • Page 258: Foot Brake

    uuBrakinguBrake System ■ 1Foot Brake Foot Brake Check the brakes after driving through deep water, Your vehicle is equipped with disc brakes at all four wheels. A vacuum power assist or if there is a buildup of road surface water. If helps reduce the effort needed on the brake pedal.

  • Page 259: Anti-lock Brake System (abs)

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

  • Page 260: Brake Assist System

    uuBrakinguBrake 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 Depress 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 261: When Stopped

    Parking Your Vehicle When Stopped 1. Depress the brake pedal firmly with the shift lever in 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.

  • Page 262

    Multi-View Rear Camera About Your Multi-View Rear Camera Models with navigation system 1About Your Multi-View Rear Camera See the Navigation System Manual. The rear camera view is restricted. You cannot see the corner ends of the bumper or what is underneath the bumper.

  • Page 263: 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 264: How To Refuel

    uuRefuelinguHow to Refuel ■ Fuel tank capacity: 15.3 US gal (58 liters) How to Refuel 1How to Refuel WARNING 1. Stop your vehicle with the service station pump on the left side of the vehicle in the Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. rear.

  • Page 265

    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 266: 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 267

    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 268: Maintenance

    Maintenance This chapter discusses basic maintenance. Before Performing Maintenance Engine Coolant ........ 284 Tire and Wheel Replacement ... 306 Inspection and Maintenance .... 268 Transmission Fluid......286 Tire Rotation........307 Brake Fluid........287 Winter Tires ........308 Safety When Performing Maintenance..269 Parts and Fluids Used in Maintenance Refilling Window Washer Fluid..

  • Page 269: Inspection And Maintenance

    2 Checking the Brake Fluid P. 287 subscription to the Service Express website at • Check the tire pressure monthly. Examine the tread for wear and foreign objects. www.techinfo.honda.com. 2 Authorized Manuals P. 353 2 Checking and Maintaining Tires P. 300 •...

  • Page 270: 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 271

    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 272

    Maintenance Minder If the engine oil life is less than 15%, you will see the Maintenance Minder messages 1To Use Maintenance Minder appear on the information display and the intelligent multi-information display Based on the engine operating conditions, the (i-MID) every time you turn the ignition switch to ON w .

  • Page 273

    uuMaintenance Minder uTo Use Maintenance Minder ■ Displaying the Engine Oil Life and Maintenance Items on the intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) Maintenance items, which should be serviced at the same time that you replace the engine oil, appear on the intelligent multi-information display (i-MID). You can view them on the Maintenance info screen at any time.

  • Page 274

    uuMaintenance Minder uTo Use Maintenance Minder ■ Maintenance Minder Messages on the intelligent Multi- Information Display (i-MID) and Information Display Oil Life Display on the Oil Life Display Explanation Information Maintenance Minder Information Display Indicator The engine oil life indicator The engine oil is approaching the end of starts to appear along with...

  • Page 275

    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. Maintenance Minder System Message • Inspect idle speed every 160,000 miles (256,000 Message Indicator km).

  • Page 276: 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 On the information display service results in the system showing incorrect maintenance intervals, which can lead to serious 1.

  • Page 277

    uuMaintenance Minder uTo Use Maintenance Minder On the intelligent multi-information display (i-MID) Engine Oil Life Maintenance Item Codes SOURCE Button Button 1. Turn the ignition switch to ON 2. Go to the Maintenance info screen. 2 Displaying the Engine Oil Life and Maintenance Items on the intelligent Multi- Information Display (i-MID) P.

  • Page 278: Maintenance Items Under The Hood

    Maintenance Under the Hood Maintenance Items Under the Hood Engine Oil Fill Cap Brake Fluid (Black Cap) Engine Oil Dipstick (Orange Handle) Washer Fluid (Blue Cap) Engine Coolant Battery Reservoir Automatic Transmission Fluid Dipstick (Yellow Loop) Radiator Cap...

  • Page 279: Opening The Hood

    uuMaintenance Under the HooduOpening the Hood Opening the Hood 1. Park the vehicle on level ground, 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 280: Recommended Engine Oil

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

  • Page 281: 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 282: 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 away immediately. Spilled oil 3. Reinstall the engine oil fill cap, and tighten may damage the engine compartment components.

  • Page 283: 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...

  • Page 284

    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 285: 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 286

    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 to engine is hot can cause the coolant to spray relieve any pressure in the cooling system.

  • Page 287: Transmission Fluid, Automatic Transmission Fluid

    Any damage caused by using a transmission fluid that Perform step 3 after waiting for about 60 is not equivalent to Honda ATF DW-1 is not covered seconds (less than 90 seconds). by Honda's new vehicle warranty.

  • Page 288: 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 The fluid level should be between the MIN damage.

  • Page 289: Refilling Window Washer Fluid

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

  • Page 290

    Replacing Light Bulbs Headlight Bulbs When replacing, use the following bulbs. 1Headlight Bulbs High/Low beam headlight: 60/55W (H4/HB2) NOTICE Halogen bulbs get very hot when lit. Halogen Bulb Types Oil, perspiration, or a scratch on the glass can cause the bulb to overheat and shatter. ■...

  • Page 291

    uuReplacing Light BulbsuFog Light Bulbs 5. Reinstall the hold-down wire. Hook the end Hold-down of the wire on the knob in the slot. Wire You can see if the hold-down wire is in the right place from the inspection window. 6.

  • Page 292: Side Marker Light Bulb

    uuReplacing Light BulbsuSide Marker Light Bulb 2. Push the tab to remove the coupler. 1Fog Light Bulbs 3. Rotate the old bulb to the left to remove. Bulb Insert a flat-tip screwdriver, lift and remove the 4. Insert new bulb. central pin to remove the clip.

  • Page 293

    uuReplacing Light BulbsuFront Turn Signal/Parking Light Bulbs Front Turn Signal/Parking Light Bulbs When replacing, use the following bulbs. Front Turn Signal/Parking: 24/2.2CP 1. Turn the socket to the left and remove it. Bulb Socket 2. Push in the old bulb, rotate to the left until it unlocks, and remove.

  • Page 294

    uuReplacing Light BulbsuBrake Light, Taillight, Back-Up Light, Rear Turn Signal Light and Lower Rear Side Marker Light Bulbs 3. Turn the socket to the left and remove it. Remove the old bulb. 4. Insert a new bulb. Bulb Socket 5. Reinstall the light assembly by sliding it on Guide to the guide on the body.

  • Page 295

    uuReplacing Light BulbsuUpper Rear Side Marker/Taillight Upper Rear Side Marker/Taillight When replacing, use the following bulbs. Upper Rear Side Marker/Taillight: 3CP 1. Remove the lower taillight assembly. 2 Brake Light, Taillight, Back-Up Light, Rear Turn Signal Light and Lower Rear Side Marker Light Bulbs P.

  • Page 296

    2. Push the tabs to remove the lens. 3. Remove the old bulb. 4. Insert a new bulb. Bulb Lens High-Mount Brake Light Bulb High-mount brake light bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect and replace the light bulbs.

  • Page 297: 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 Front Wiper Blade Rubber 1Changing the Front Wiper Blade Rubber 1.

  • Page 298

    uuChecking and Maintaining Wiper BladesuChanging the Front 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 299

    uuChecking and Maintaining Wiper BladesuChanging the Rear Wiper Blade Rubber Changing the Rear Wiper Blade Rubber 1. Raise the wiper arm off. 1Changing the Rear Wiper Blade Rubber NOTICE Avoid dropping the wiper arm; it may damage the windshield. 2. Pull up the lock tab and release the wiper Lock Tab arm.

  • Page 300

    uuChecking and Maintaining Wiper BladesuChanging the Rear Wiper Blade Rubber 4. Remove the retainers from wiper blade and Retainer mount to a new rubber blade. Rubber 5. Slide the wiper blade onto the holder. Make sure it is engaged correctly, then install the wiper blade assembly onto the wiper arm.

  • Page 301: 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 302: Tire Labeling, 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: The number of people your vehicle can carry.

  • Page 303: 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 304: 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 305

    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 306: 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 307: 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, vehicle stability assist (VSA®), hill start assist, and the AWD...

  • Page 308: Tire Rotation

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

  • Page 309: Winter Tires

    uuChecking and Maintaining TiresuWinter Tires Winter Tires If driving on snowy or frozen roads, mount all season marked “M+S” tires, snow 1Winter Tires tires, or tire chains; reduce speed; and maintain sufficient distance between vehicles WARNING when 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 310: Checking The Battery, Charging The Battery

    Battery Checking the Battery Check the battery condition monthly and check the terminals for corrosion. 1Battery 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. 152 gas during normal operation.

  • Page 311: 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: CR1620 NOTICE Screw An improperly disposed of battery can damage the 1. Unscrew the cover with a small Phillips- environment.

  • Page 312: Remote Control And Wireless Headphone Care *

    Remote Control and Wireless Headphone Care Models with Rear Entertainment System Replacing the Battery 1Replacing the Battery ■ Remote Control NOTICE An improperly disposed of battery can damage the If it takes several pushes on the remote control buttons to operate the rear environment.

  • Page 313

    uuRemote Control and Wireless Headphone Care uReplacing the Battery ■ Wireless Headphone If there is no sound coming from the wireless headphone, replace the battery. Battery type: AAA 1. To open the cover, insert a coin in the slot and twist it slightly to pry the cover away from the earpiece.

  • Page 314: Dust And Pollen Filter

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

  • Page 315: 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 316: 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 317: 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 318

    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 320: Handling The Unexpected

    Handling the Unexpected This chapter explains how to handle unexpected troubles. Tools Indicator, Coming On/Blinking If the Low Tire Pressure/TPMS Indicator Types of Tools ........320 If the Low Oil Pressure Indicator Comes Comes On or Blinks ....... 336 On..........333 If a Tire Goes Flat Fuses Changing a Flat Tire ......

  • Page 321: Types Of Tools

    Tools Types of Tools 1Types of Tools The tools are stored in the cargo area. Wheel Nut Wrench/ Jack Handle Jack Handle Bar Jack Jack Tool Bag...

  • Page 322: Changing A Flat Tire

    If a Tire Goes Flat Changing a Flat Tire If a tire goes flat while driving, grasp the steering wheel firmly, and brake gradually 1Changing a Flat Tire to reduce speed. Then, stop in a safe place. Replace the flat tire with a compact Periodically check the tire pressure of the compact spare tire.

  • Page 323

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire ■ Getting Ready to Replace the Flat Tire 1. Open the cargo area floor lid. 2. Take the tool bag out of the cargo area. Tool Bag Take the wheel nut wrench and jack handle bar out of the tool bag.

  • Page 324

    uuIf a Tire Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tire 5. Place a wheel block or rock in front and rear of the wheel diagonal to the flat tire. Wheel Blocks The tire to be replaced. 6. Place the compact spare tire wheel side up under the vehicle body, near the tire that needs to be replaced.

  • Page 325

    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 326

    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 327

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

  • Page 328: 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. 328 Starter condition Checklist Starter doesn’t turn or turns Check the brightness of the interior lights.

  • Page 329: 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 + terminal.

  • Page 330

    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 - terminal. 3.

  • Page 331

    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 key from the ignition switch. 3. Wrap a cloth around the tip of a small flat- tip screwdriver.

  • Page 332: How To Handle Overheating

    Overheating How to Handle Overheating Overheating symptoms are as follows: 1How to Handle Overheating • The temperature gauge needle is at the mark or the engine suddenly loses WARNING power. • Steam or spray comes out of the engine compartment. Steam and spray from an overheated engine can seriously scald you.

  • Page 333

    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 temperature gauge needle goes down. 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 334: 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 335

    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 336

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

  • Page 337

    uuIndicator, Coming On/BlinkinguIf the Low Tire Pressure/TPMS Indicator Comes On or Blinks If the Low Tire Pressure/TPMS Indicator Comes On or Blinks 1If the Low Tire Pressure/TPMS Indicator Comes On or Blinks ■ Reasons for the indicator to come on or blink NOTICE A tire pressure is significantly low, or the TPMS has not been calibrated.

  • Page 338: Fuse Locations

    Fuses Fuse Locations ■ If any electrical devices are not working, Circuit protected and fuse rating Circuit Protected Amps turn the ignition switch to LOCK 0 and STRLD 7.5 A Circuit Protected Amps check to see if any applicable fuse is blown. Fog Lights (20 A) 70 A...

  • Page 339: Interior Fuse Box

    uuFusesuFuse Locations ■ Interior Fuse Box Circuit Protected Amps Circuit Protected Amps Trailer (7.5 A) Door Lock Motor 2 (Lock) 15 A Located under the dashboard. Moonroof (20 A) Door Lock Motor 1 (Lock) 15 A Accessory Power Socket Small Lights 10 A Fuse Box (20 A)

  • Page 340: Inspecting And Changing Fuses

    uuFusesuInspecting and Changing Fuses Inspecting and Changing Fuses 1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK 0 . Turn 1Inspecting and Changing Fuses headlights and all accessories off. Blown Fuse NOTICE 2. Remove the fuse box cover. Replacing a fuse with one that has a higher rating 3.

  • Page 341

    Emergency Towing Call a professional towing service if you need to tow your vehicle. 1Emergency Towing NOTICE All models Trying to lift or tow your vehicle by the bumpers will ■ Flat bed equipment cause serious damage. The bumpers are not designed The operator loads your vehicle on the back of a truck.

  • Page 342

    When You Cannot Open the Tailgate ■ 1What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate After taking these steps, contact a dealer to have the If you cannot open the tailgate, use the following procedure. vehicle checked.

  • Page 344: Information

    Information This chapter includes your vehicle's specifications, locations of identification numbers, and other information required by regulation. Specifications ........344 Emissions Testing Identification Numbers Testing of Readiness Codes....349 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)..346 Warranty Coverages ......351 Engine Number and Transmission Authorized Manuals......

  • Page 345: Vehicle Specifications, Engine Specifications, Light Bulbs, Washer Fluid

    Specifications ■ ■ ■ Vehicle Specifications Engine Specifications Light Bulbs Model Honda CR-V Displacement 144 cu-in (2,354 cm Headlights (High/Low Beams) 60/55W (H4/HB2) No. of Passengers: ILZKR7B-11S Fog Lights 55W (H11) Spark Plugs Front DENSO SXU22HCR11S Front Turn Signal/Parking Lights 24/2.2CP...

  • Page 346: Engine Oil, Rear Differential Fluid

    ■ ■ ■ Brake Fluid Engine Oil Tire Specified Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3 ·Genuine Honda Motor Oil 0W-20 215/70R16 100S Recommended Size ·API Premium-grade 0W-20 detergent oil 225/65R17 102T Regular ■ Automatic Transmission Fluid Change 4.0 US qt (3.8 ℓ) Pressure 32 (220 [2.2])

  • Page 347

    Identification Numbers Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Your vehicle has a 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) used to register your 1Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) vehicle for warranty purposes, and for licensing and insuring your vehicle. See the The interior vehicle identification number (VIN) is image below for the VIN locations.

  • Page 348

    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 Remote Transmitter Models with Rear Entertainment System Rear Entertainment System Remote Control 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 349

    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 350: Testing Of Readiness Codes

    Emissions Testing Testing of Readiness Codes Your vehicle has “Readiness Codes,” as part of the onboard self diagnostic system. 1Testing of Readiness Codes Some States use these codes as a test to see if your vehicle's emissions components The readiness codes are erased when the battery is are working properly.

  • Page 351

    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 352

    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 353

    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 354

    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 355

    Vehicle Identification Number 2 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) dealership's service manager or general manager. If you are dissatisfied with the P. 346 decision made by the dealership's management, contact Honda Customer Services. • Date of purchase • Odometer reading of your vehicle •...

  • Page 356

    Index Index Numbers Air Conditioning System (Heating and iPod®............164 Cooling System) ........142 MP3/WMA/AAC........169 4WD ............251 Cooling ........... 144 Pandora®..........167 Defrosting the Windshield and Reactivating ..........152 Windows ..........144 Recommended CDs......... 191 Dust and Pollen Filter ....... 313 Recommended Devices......

  • Page 357

    Bulb Specifications ........344 Recirculation/Fresh Air Mode....145 Sensors ........... 148 Battery............309 Synchronized Mode ........ 147 Charging System Indicator ....69, 333 Using Automatic Climate Control.... 145 Jump Starting .......... 328 Carbon Monoxide Gas ....... 65 Clock ............96 Maintenance (Checking the Battery) ..

  • Page 358

    Rearview Mirror ........120 Elapsed Time ..........82 Dipstick (Engine Oil) ........ 280 Electric Power Steering (EPS) System Features ............ 149 Directional Signals (Turn Signal)..... 112 Indicator ..........73, 335 Filters Display Button..........81 Electronic Stability Control (ESC) ..... 249 Dust and Pollen ........

  • Page 359

    Fuses ............337 Options During a Call ......217 Illumination Control ........ 117 Inspecting and Changing ......339 Phone Setup..........201 Knob ............117 Locations ......... 337, 338 Receiving a Call ........216 i-MID (intelligent Multi-Information Speed Dial..........211 Display) ............. 81 Text Message ........

  • Page 360

    Tailgate Open ........... 72 Remote Transmitter ........99 Low Oil Pressure Indicator ....68, 333 Transmission ..........70 Types and Functions ........97 Lower Anchors........57, 61 Turn Signal ..........74 Valet Key ........... 98 Luggage (Maximum Load Limit) ..... 229 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®) Won’t Turn..........

  • Page 361

    Mirrors............120 Outside Temperature......... 80 Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control Adjusting..........120 Adjusting ..........80 System ..........251 Door............121 Overheating..........331 Rear Defogger/Heated Door Mirror Exterior............ 121 Button............. 118 Interior Rearview........120 Rear Entertainment System..... 174 Modifications (and Accessories)....266 Rear Seat Back..........

  • Page 362

    Seat Belts ............ 29 Shifting (Transmission) ......243 Tailgate ............. 104 Adjusting the Shoulder Anchor ....33 Shoulder Anchor......... 33 Unable to Open........341 Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners ....31 Side Airbags ..........44 Temperature Gauge........77 Checking ..........36 Cutoff System ...........

  • Page 363

    TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring USB Flash Drives ........193 Washer Fluid........... 288 System) ............ 252 Wiper Blades........... 296 Button ............. 252 Wipers and Washers ....... 115 Indicator ............ 73 Winter Tires..........308 Valet Key............. 98 Transmission..........243 Snow Tires ..........308 Vanity Mirrors..........

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  • Marisa Quinn Oct 05, 2018 01:47:
    My battery ‘s car went off,I did a recharge ,but now I need a code to turn on the radio,but I don’t have the manual.Cou​ld you ,please help me with that?
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  • JOHN hEMMER Sep 14, 2017 09:20:
    What if glove box is unlocked but will not open.