Honda 2012 Insight Technology Reference Manual

Honda 2012 Insight Technology Reference Manual

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2012 Honda Insight Technology Reference Guide
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  • Page 1 2012 Honda Insight Technology Reference Guide 0 0 X 3 1 - T M 8 - Q 2 0 1 ©2011 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. — All Rights Reserved P r i n t e d i n J a p a n...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    INSTRUMENT PANEL p. 4 The Technology Reference Guide is designed to help you get BLUETOOTH NAVIGATION p. 20 acquainted with your new Honda and provide basic ® HANDSFREELINK p. 23 ® instructions on some of its technology and convenience p. 23 features.
  • Page 3: Auto Door Locks

    Programming the Auto Door Unlock Setting AUTO DOOR LOCKS Press and hold either Info ( / ) button on the steering wheel to activate the “Customize Settings” display on the MID, then press SEL/RESET to activate the menu. Program how and when the vehicle doors automatically lock and unlock. 1.
  • Page 4: Instrument Panel Indicators

    INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATORS Briefly appear with each engine start. Red and amber indicators are most critical. Blue and green indicators are used for general information. Malfunction Indicators Low tire pressure on: High temperature indicator: If an indicator remains on, there may be a problem; see a dealer. Add air Pull over and cool down engine...
  • Page 5: Multi-Information Display (Mid)

    MULTI-INFORMATION DISPLAY (MID) Consists of several displays that provide you with useful information. Accessing the Multi-Information Display MID Main Displays Insight LX/EX MID Main Display Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Ecological Drive Display ® ® When you start the engine, the When you start the engine, the MID shows the main display.
  • Page 6: Eco Assist Tm

    Driver Feedback ECO ASSIST Provides real-time feedback on your driving style so you can learn how to maximize fuel economy. It is always on and consists of the Ecological Drive Display (on the MID), Ambient Meter, ECON button, and ECON indicator. Deceleration Acceleration Activating the ECON Mode...
  • Page 7: Auto Idle Stop

    ECO Assist Scoring AUTO IDLE STOP Monitors the fuel efficiency of your driving style in real time and converts results into leaves, which are displayed in a series of five “plant” icons on the MID. Shuts the engine off at a stop in order to maximize fuel efficiency. Idle stop duration varies depending on certain conditions, such as climate control operation, IMA battery level, and outside temperature.
  • Page 8: Paddle Shifting

    PADDLE SHIFTING TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) (if equipped) Monitors the vehicle’s tire pressures. Manually shift your vehicle’s speeds up or down. Useful for engine braking, when driving in hilly terrain, or cornering. How It Works Paddle Modes Each tire valve stem Pull (-) to shift down.
  • Page 9: Voice Recognition

    VOICE RECOGNITION (if equipped) To keep your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, use voice commands for hands-free calling, navigation, audio, and climate control. For a full list of all system commands, say “Information” and “Voice Command Help.” Key Functions by Voice Command N A V I G A T I O N Control four different systems with the steering wheel buttons and the ceiling...
  • Page 10 Commonly Used Voice Commands Here are some examples of commonly used voice commands. Try some of these to familiarize yourself with the voice command system. Press and release the Talk button before you give a command. Press and release the Talk button before you give a command. Locate Points of Interest Make Audio Selections Say a command like “Display...
  • Page 11 P h o n e C o m m a n d s (Accepted on Map screen) (Accepted on Phone screen) • Find nearest: - ATM - Honda dealer • Dial - gas station - airport • Speed Dial 1 (or 2) - Mexican - hospital •...
  • Page 12 NAVIGATION (if equipped) Real-time navigation system uses GPS and a map database to show your current location and help guide you to a desired destination. Entering a Destination Using Voice Commands Using the Find Nearest Command Set a destination using a street address. For other destination options, see your Find a nearby point of interest, such as a gas station, movie theater, restaurant, etc.
  • Page 13: Fm Traffic

    Works in cities where a clear FM traffic signal Place and receive phone calls through your vehicle’s audio system. Visit is available. handsfreelink.honda.com to check if your phone is compatible. Press and release the Talk button before you give a command. How to Use HFL Displaying Traffic Information Say “Display traffic”...
  • Page 14 Making a Call HFL Phonebook Store up to 50 names and their phone numbers, which can be used as speed dials. Press and release the HFL Talk button before you give a command. Press and release the HFL Talk button before you give a command. 1.
  • Page 15: Bluetooth Handsfreelink (Hfl)

    Place and receive phone calls through your vehicle’s audio system. Visit handsfreelink.honda.com to check if your phone is compatible. Press and release the Talk button before you give a command. To prevent driver distraction, certain manual and touch screen functions may be inoperable or grayed out while the vehicle is moving.
  • Page 16 Dialing a Number Using the Phonebook Enter a 10-digit phone number to call. When your phone is paired, its entire phonebook is automatically imported to the system. Press and release the Talk button before you give a command. Press and release the Talk button before you give a command. 1.
  • Page 17: Bluetooth Audio

    Play stored or streaming audio from your compatible phone through your vehicle’s audio Play audio files from your compatible iPod or USB flash drive through your vehicle’s system. Visit handsfreelink.honda.com to check if this feature is available on your phone. audio system.
  • Page 18: Rearview Camera

    Register How It Works at owners.honda.com to ensure that you continue to enjoy the experience of owning a Honda. • When you shift into Reverse (R), a real-time image of the area behind your vehicle is shown in the navigation display.
  • Page 19: Owner Link

    This helps avoid build-up of deposits in your engine and emission control system. Because the level of detergency and harmful metallic additives (such as MMT) in gasoline vary in the market, Honda endorses the use of “TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline” where available to help maintain the performance and reliability of your vehicle.