Honda Automobiles: 2012 Honda Civic

Posted on 20. Apr, 2011 by in Honda Canada

2012 Civic Sedan interior concept

2012 Civic Coupe interior concept

Overview

Creative and expressive, ample and unsentimental a 2012 Civic’s interior is as considerable as a physique design, while featuring a confidant and modernized instrument blueprint that’s distinct anything in a class. The new Civic interior builds on a already worldly pattern of a stream era Civic by adopting a intelligent interface approach. With this approach, a interior is divided into opposite areas, with a pivotal instrument displays (such as automobile speed) located unusually high adult and above a steering circle rim, tighten to a driver’s line of sight. Secondary information (such as engine rpm) is located revoke in a area, manifest by a steering wheel. A third area to a driver’s right groups controls that are not essential to driving. Overall, a controls are transparent and easy to operate, with a clean elementary blueprint and rarely discerning operation.

Crisp, intelligent and fresh, a new Civic’s interior is a clever mix of both form and function. All a shapes, textures and colors work together to emanate a welcoming contemporary sourroundings that is both visually and tactilely rewarding. Everything a motorist needs is tighten during palm and logically placed, though not during a responsibility of a altogether honesty of a cabin. The materials and finishes are as delicately comparison as a apparatus features. Distinct top and revoke areas of a instrument row have their possess singular materials that emanate manifest zones that supplement beauty and richness. While probably all that a motorist and passengers come in hit with from a instrument row to a switches and controls, to a stitching on a Civic EX-L’s seperated leather-wrapped steering circle are crafted to be appreciative to a touch, and ideally placed for use.

Building on a successful wrapping on a prior era Civic, a 2012 Civic Sedan has gained a tiny volume of interior newcomer volume and done gains in shoulder and hip room. The Civic Coupe earnings with an boost in front shoulder room.

Interior Summary
All Models

  • Personal space envelopes occupants with worldly controls, high-quality fit and finish, and room for 5 people
  • Extensive reserve apparatus includes side shade airbags and front side airbags (See Safety territory for some-more information)
  • Advanced 2-tier instrument row with quick-reference scale positioning
  • New full-color intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) provides entrance to mixed information screens and customizable features, including personalized wallpaper (all models solely Civic DX)
  • ECO-Assist pushing potency coaching complement (all models solely Civic Si)
  • ECON Mode modifies automobile handling characteristics for incomparable fuel potency (all models solely Civic Si)
  • Maintenance Minder complement outlines use associated apparatus formed on tangible automobile usage
  • Civic Sedan’s wider interior increases hip and shoulder room
  • Tilt and telescope steering circle on all models
  • High appetite audio systems have Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC), MP3/WMA capability and accessible XM Radio (all models solely Civic DX)
  • USB audio interface (all models solely Civic DX)
  • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink hands-free phone interface (all models solely Civic DX, Civic LX and Civic HF)
  • Bluetooth audio (all models solely Civic DX, Civic LX and Civic HF)
  • Available Voice-Activated Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with FM trade (not accessible on Civic DX, Civic LX and Civic HF)
  • Roomy multi-functional core console
  • Rear prosaic building enhances behind newcomer comfort
  • Blue backlit orchestration (except Civic Si)
  • Outside heat sign (not accessible on Civic DX, Civic LX and Civic HF)

Civic Si

  • Special resolutely bolstered competition seats and Si interior tone scheme
  • Sequential Rev-limit Indicator
  • Power Monitor display, singular i-MID screen
  • Perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Aluminum change doorknob with leather trim
  • Textured aluminum pedals
  • Red backlit instrumentation

Civic Hybrid

  • Exclusive involuntary meridian control
  • Unique chair materials and interior coverings for an upscale demeanour and feel
  • Hybrid Driver-Feedback System
  • Eco Assist, Eco Scoring, Hybrid Power Monitor, singular i-MID screens

Interior Dimensions

The Civic Sedan is personal by a Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a compress automobile formed on a newcomer volume, nonetheless a interior feels incomparable in partial due to a intelligent wrapping and clever courtesy to sum such as knee room, shoulder space and hip room among many other factors. Compared to a prior generation, a 2012 Civic Sedan newcomer volume of 94.7 cubic feet (Civic LX Sedan) increases by 3.7 cubic feet, and gains have also been done in front shoulder room (+2.9 inches) and behind legroom (+1.6 inches). The Civic Coupe has gained 1.2 inches in front shoulder room. Other interior measure are within an in. of a prior generation. The Civic Coupe is personal as a Subcompact.

Civic Sedan

Civic DX, Civic LX, Civic HF
Civic Natural Gas
Civic EX, Civic EX-L
Civic Si
Civic Hybrid
Seating Capacity
5
5
5
5
5
EPA Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
94.7
94.7
92.1
92.1
94.7
Trunk (Cargo) Volume (cu. ft.)
12.5
TBD
12.5 (12.1 EX-L)
12.5
12.5
Head Room (in.) Front/Rear
39.1 / 37.9
39.0 / 37.1
37.9 / 36.2
37.9 / 36.2
39.0 / 37.1
Leg Room (in.) Front/Rear
42.0 / 36.2
42.0 / 36.2
42.0 / 36.2
42.0 / 36.2
42.0 / 36.2
Shoulder Room (in.) Front/Rear
56.6 / 53.3
56.6 / 53.3
56.6 / 53.3
56.6 / 53.3
56.6 / 53.3
Hip Room (in.) Front/Rear
50.5 / 51.4
50.5 / 51.4
50.5 / 51.4
50.5 / 51.4
50.5 / 51.4

Civic Coupe

Increased visibility

The 2012 Civic’s physique and potion have been totally redesigned to yield combined external prominence for a motorist and passengers. Added side potion area during a bases of thinner A-pillars improves prominence in turns and eases maneuvering and parking. Thinner C-pillars yield a softened rearward perspective with Civic coupe models.

Two-Tier Instrument Panel

Like a predecessor, a 2012 Civic uses a singular two-tier instrument row design. Honda investigate analyzed a eye movements of drivers and prioritized a significance of a Civic’s instruments and their chain for discerning recognition. Based on this research, a two-tier instrument row was devised that groups a apportionment of orchestration in a required plcae (viewed by a steering wheel), and a apart top tier that’s manifest above a steering circle and tighten to a driver’s line of sight.

A digital speedometer, fuel sign and benefaction fuel economy sign are housed in a top spin to be some-more in-line with a driver’s line-of-sight, ensuing in shorter eye movements between a many ordinarily referenced gauges and a road. The top-tier also includes eco-coaching bars (Civic Si excepted) and a new full-color i-MID (Civic DX excepted), that serves as a multi-function arrangement and provides easy entrance to a operation of features, a series of that are customizable. The i-MID serves as a audio complement arrangement and also includes a clock, odometer, outing meter, outward heat (Civic EX and above) and Maintenance Minder displays. The revoke spin of a instrument row houses a tachometer, and a accumulation of warning indicators. On vehicles with an involuntary transmission, a rigging selector position is also displayed. Instrument row enlightenment on all models solely a Si uses a blue tone intrigue with white backlit buttons. The Civic Si’s unique, red-backlit instrument row accentuates a car’s sporting ambience.

Civic Si: Sequential Rev-limit Indicator

For a performance-oriented Civic Si, a new consecutive rev-limit indicator is positioned high in a instrument panel, usually to a left of a speedometer arrangement where it’s tighten to a driver’s line of sight. The consecutive rev-limit indicator comprises dual categorical components: an i-VTEC indicator and a redline indicator. The i-VTEC indicator lights adult when a VTEC complement shifts from a low- to high-rpm cam profiles. The redline indicator is an array of 6 lights that irradiate sequentially as engine speed rises. The initial 4 lights are orange, and a final dual are red. When a second of a dual red lights comes on, a engine is producing limit power. With this consecutive presentation, it’s easy for a motorist to work a engine in a honeyed symbol while gripping courtesy on a highway during high opening driving.

ECO Assist

All Civic Sedan and Coupe models (except Civic Si) come with ECO-Assist. Located in a top instrument row located on possibly side of a speedometer, a Civic’s ECO-Assist arrangement shows how expostulate appetite is being used and coaches a motorist to work a automobile some-more efficiently. The complement operates in radically a same demeanour as on Insight and CR-Z, with blue and immature coaching bars that illuminate. A blue tone signifies emasculate driving, while immature means some-more fit pushing techniques are being used. The tone changes gradually in response to pushing technique. ECO Assist can also be incited off, regulating a customizable settings accessed around a i-MID. When off, a ECO Assist coaching bars sojourn blue.

Intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)

Positioned in a top right apportionment of a instrument panel, a new intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) displays information with tone and clarity and an interactive element. This bright, full tone 6.5-inch (diagonal) LCD W-QVGA arrangement is easy to see and interpret, and lends a Civic a technologically modernized aspect that’s new to this class. The i-MID serves as a audio complement arrangement and facilities on-screen icons and prompts make navigation by a operation of screens elementary and straightforward. In serve to audio information, a i-MID also displays fuel-economy information, as good as Bluetooth HandsFreeLink information and turn-by-turn navigation directions on Civic models versed with those features. User-support facilities embody customizable settings and a customizable wallpaper display. Recommended wallpaper pixel measure are 234×480, 468×960, 702×1440 or 936×1920. The i-MID also displays warnings such as doorway ajar, SRS, parking stop and TPMS. The intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) is a versatile and accessible warning and information readout that outlines and informs a motorist of countless critical systems.

The i-MID information categories include:

  • Audio system
  • Warning screens
  • Clock
  • Digital odometer and digital outing meters (2)
  • Average speed indicator
  • Elapsed time indicator
  • Average fuel economy indicators (2)
  • Instant fuel-mileage indicator (except Civic Si)
  • Miles-to-empty indicator
  • Maintenance Minder complement messages
  • Exterior heat indicator
  • Customizable wallpaper
  • Customizable settings
  • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (not accessible on Civic DX, Civic LX and Civic HF)
  • Turn-by-turn superintendence (when versed with Navigation)
  • FM Traffic (when versed with Navigation)
  • XM Radio arrangement (when versed with Navigation)
  • IMA complement appetite upsurge indicator (Civic Hybrid only)
  • Eco Guide and Eco Scoring (Civic Hybrid only)
  • Power Monitor (Civic Si only)

Civic Hybrid: Driver-Feedback System

A singular underline of a Civic Hybrid i-MID is a driver-feedback complement that monitors pushing impression and displays how it affects fuel efficiency. It also provides feedback so that adjustments can be done to work a automobile some-more efficiently. When a ignition is switched off, a Eco Scoring complement keeps lane of a driver’s history. So aside from a income owners will save by augmenting their mileage along with a compensation of assisting to revoke emissions, they’ll also have bragging rights when they speak to other Civic Hybrid drivers. The heart of a complement is a Eco Guide and a fuel-economy indicator. The Eco Guide is located in a intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID), and a fuel-economy indicator (Eco Assist) is located on possibly side of a digital speedometer. Together, these displays keep drivers constantly sensitive about how fuel good they’re driving. Also enclosed in a i-MID is a singular hybrid power-flow meter.

Civic Si: Power Monitor

The Civic Si i-MID includes a Power Monitor shade that displays a engine’s appetite outlay by percentage. Based on engine torque and rpm, a Power Monitor provides sporting oriented Si drivers with minute real-time information on engine output. The transparent striking arrangement of a engine’s outlay can assistance drivers fine-tune their opening pushing technique.

ECON Mode

Every 2012 Civic (except for Civic Si) is versed with an ECON button, a underline that initial seemed on a second-generation Insight. This symbol engages ECON mode, in that several handling characteristics of a automobile are mutated to serve raise fuel efficiency. The Drive-by-Wire stifle complement provides some-more light response, and on involuntary transmission-equipped models, a change mapping is reconfigured to yield progressing upshifts. To save additional energy, a meridian control’s top 5 fan speeds (of a sum of six) are lowered incrementally and other meridian control complement characteristics are altered formed on a conditions. See a Powertrain territory for some-more information on ECON Mode.

Maintenance Minder Display

All Civic models have a Maintenance Minder complement that outlines use associated apparatus formed on automobile usage. The Maintenance Minder complement automatically indicates when to have customary use achieved formed on tangible pushing conditions (tracked by a ECU) and minimizes a guesswork associated to possibly a automobile is being used in customary or serious use conditions for upkeep interlude purposes. The arrangement indicates when to change a oil, atmosphere cleaner, delivery fluid, hint plugs or coolant, as good as when to stagger a tires. On a Civic DX model, Maintenance Minder information appears in a outing scale display. In all other models it appears in a i-MID display.

Steering Wheel

The Civic’s new 3-spoke steering circle is a tiny hole section fitting a car’s sporty impression and accents a vehicle’s quick-ratio steering. Civic Si steering wheels are wrapped in seperated leather for an even sportier feel. All models underline primer lean and telescope steering circle composition in sequence to softened accommodate drivers of several sizes. Civic LX and models above now embody audio and i-MID controls on a left side of a steering wheel, with 4 controls organised on one ring rather like a 4 points on a compass to facilitate a blueprint and yield for discerning toggling between functions. All controls are positioned ergonomically where they are easy to strech and work with minimal daze for a driver. They also offer a appreciative appreciative feel that reduces a need for a motorist to endorse operation visually. The controls also prove operation with manifest cues on a i-MID. Civic LX and models above embody journey control buttons on a right side of a steering circle for set, accelerate, decelerate and cancel. Bluetooth HandsFreeLink control buttons are positioned on a revoke left side of a steering circle in all models, with a difference of Civic DX, Civic LX and Civic HF.

Interior Materials

Every appreciative surface, from a interior doorway handles to a chair controls to a instrument panel, steering wheel, change pull and electronic controls, latches and lids, are designed to be appreciative to a hold and easy to operate. Interior panels underline a Honda law new aspect finish that has a abounding demeanour and changes in coming with changing light angle. Cloth upholstery is customary in many Civic models. Civic EX-L and Civic Hybrid with leather both have customary leather seating surfaces.

Front Seats

For 2012, a front seats of a Civic have been totally redesigned with a some-more understanding chair construction that facilities reworked inner springing, structure and padding. Enhanced side bolstering improves comfort when cornering, and reshaped, narrower conduct restraints and thinner seatbacks assistance give a interior a roomier feel. Through clever engineering, any front chair is 4.4-pounds lighter than before justification of a endless bid to revoke weight around a Civic. The Civic Coupe uses deeper side bolsters than a sedan, and a Si serve increases parallel support in a both seatback and base.

Both front seats can be manually practiced to recline along with pierce brazen and back. The driver’s chair facilities a primer tallness composition control with dual inches sum of straight travel. A ratchet-style pull on a left side of a chair creates adjusting a tallness easy usually lift adult or pull down to pierce a chair in increments. To urge entrance into a behind seats on a Civic Coupe, a newcomer chair has a one-touch seatback recover and slip feature.

Rear Seats

The Civic’s behind seats yield ample comfort and functionality. For incomparable behind newcomer comfort, a interior has a scarcely prosaic behind floor, minimizing a customary hovel that runs a length of a interior. The prosaic building pattern provides extremely some-more feet room for core passengers. To boost storage space, a seats can be folded down to enhance a trunk’s storage space and accommodate long, massive apparatus like a snowboard, bicycle or relocating boxes. Civic DX, Civic LX and Civic HF models underline a one-piece folding behind seat. Civic EX and Si models underline a 60/40 separate folding behind chair for extended people/cargo functionality. Trunk-mounted handles recover a thatch for a seatbacks so they can be folded conveniently. The Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas have bound behind seatbacks.

Interior Storage

A redesigned core storage console with a vast armrest combines comfort with functionality. Inside a ample storage compartment, all Civic models with a difference of a Civic DX have a USB pier for easy connectivity. An auxiliary submit jack is supposing during a front of a core console, positioned in a vast tray that’s ideal for storing mobile inclination or other tiny items. Two vast crater holders are positioned in a core console, and any doorway row has a built in storage bin and bottle holder. Coupe models have a bottle hilt and storage bin integrated into any side of a behind cabin. For a Civic EX, Civic EX-L and a Civic Si Sedans, dual some-more libation holders are located in a behind chair core armrest. The instrument row provides additional storage a atmospheric normal glove box, and an open dungeon to a left side of a steering wheel.

Civic Hybrid: Automatic Climate Control

Civic Hybrid is versed with an involuntary meridian control system. The motorist simply sets a preferred heat and a complement will take caring of a rest. A second compressor is powered by a high voltage electric engine during idle-stop operation to safeguard that a cabin heat stays during a set level. Idle-stop operation is usually enabled once a cabin has been amply cooled. An electric H2O siphon is also enclosed for heating a cabin during idle stop.

Manual Climate Control

Civic LX and above models yield atmosphere conditioning as customary equipment. The front meridian controls on a Civic are mounted mainly on a instrument row for easy accessibility and underline rotary knobs for heat settings and fan control. Push buttons concede control of airflow by a several vents inside a automobile (i.e. defrost, heater, separate level, etc.). A micron air-filtration complement is able of filtering scarcely 100 percent of particulates over 8 microns in distance (the distance of many pollen). It can also filter out approximately 40 percent of particulates down to 0.3 microns (about a distance of diesel emissions). The high ability condenser with constituent receiver drier runs a glass refrigerant by a sub-cooling condenser, after a categorical condenser. The complement is fit and lightweight compared to normal setups.

Progressive Instrument Illumination

The Civic’s new instrument complement uses on-going enlightenment to settle a “dialog” with a driver. When a doorway is opened, a instrument liughtness turns on during 10 percent a “welcome” of sorts for a driver. When a pivotal is put in a ignition (encircled with an bright ring), a instrument enlightenment ramps adult to 100 percent in one second. When a ignition is incited on, a bright instrument needles and enunciator lights come on, indicating all systems are go.

Audio Systems

Music plays an critical purpose for many Civic buyers, so Honda engineers worked to yield a best audio systems in a compress class. The Civic LX Sedan is versed with a 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio complement with 4 speakers. The CD actor can also review CD-Rs installed with Windows Media Audio (WMA) or MP3 audio files. Civic LX models and above benefaction audio information on a new i-MID and also supplement a USB Audio Interface. All systems underline Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC). With SVC, as a automobile speeds adult and extraneous sound increases, a audio complement automatically raises a music’s volume, and afterwards lowers it as a automobile slows down. If desired, SCV can be deactivated during any time. Civic LX Coupe models have an upgraded audio complement compared to a Sedan. The 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio complement facilities 6 speakers, including A-pillar-mounted tweeters. Civic EX Coupe, Civic EX-L Coupe and Civic Si models yield an even some-more considerable reward audio system, with 360 watts outlay from 7 speakers, including an 8-inch subwoofer. Civic business also can listen to strain around an auxiliary submit jack that enables them to block their personal audio inclination (such as an iPod or MP3 player) directly into a Civic’s audio system. The AUX jack is customary on Civic LX and above sedans and coupes.

USB Audio Interface

A USB Audio Interface is located in a core console of all models, with a difference of Civic DX. It can review peep drives and concordant digital strain devices, such as iPods, that enclose MP3 or WMA strain files. It is critical to note that usually a iPod video, iPod nano and other 5th-generation or after iPods are concordant with this system. The iPod shuffle, mini, and comparison iPod models are not compatible. When an iPod is connected, a Honda heading will seem on a shade of a concordant iPod arrangement it is prepared for use. The iPod or peep expostulate can afterwards be tranquil regulating a steering wheel-mounted or radio controls. Information such as strain title, artist, manuscript art and other information will seem on a Civic’s LCD screen. The complement will also assign a iPod while it is connected.

XM Radio

XM Radio is a customary underline for all Civic models versed with a accessible navigation complement and it provides some-more than 130 digital channels of programming with nearby CD-quality sound. With XM Radio, Civic owners can listen to their choice of strain anywhere in a constant 48 states along with in name areas of Canada.

XM programming includes channels clinging to music, sports, talk, traffic, weather, children’s programming and entertainment. Of a 130 XM channels, 69 are commercial-free. When a Civic’s audio complement plays XM, a i-MID arrangement shade shows a stream station, strain title, or artist’s name.

Audio Feature Summary

Model
Type
Speakers
Aux. Jack
USB audio interface1
Bluetooth2 audio streaming
Other Features
Navi-only audio functions
Civic Coupe

Civic DX
NA
4
NA
NA
NA
Audio prewiring
NA
Civic LX
160-watt AM/FM/CD with WMA3/MP3 capability
6
Standard
Standard
NA
CD content info, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
NA
Civic EX, Civic EX-L
360-watt AM/FM/CD Premium Audio with Subwoofer and WMA3/MP3 capability
7
Standard
Standard
Standard
CD content info, customizable acquire screen, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
XM Radio,4 FM traffic
Civic Si
360-watt AM/FM/CD Premium Audio with Subwoofer and WMA3/MP3 capability
7
Standard
Standard
Standard
CD content info, customizable acquire screen, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
XM Radio,4 FM traffic
Civic Sedan

Civic DX
NA
4
NA
NA
NA
Audio prewiring
NA
Civic LX
160-watt AM/FM/CD with WMA3/MP3 capability
4
Standard
Standard
NA
CD content info, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
NA
Civic HF
160-watt AM/FM/CD with WMA3/MP3 capability
4
Standard
Standard
Standard
CD content info, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
NA
Civic EX, Civic EX-L
160-watt AM/FM/CD with WMA3/MP3 capability
6
Standard
Standard
Standard
CD content info, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
XM Radio,4 FM traffic
Civic Si
360-watt AM/FM/CD Premium Audio with Subwoofer and WMA3/MP3 capability
7
Standard
Standard
Standard
CD content info, customizable acquire screen, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
XM Radio,4 FM traffic
Civic Natural Gas
160-watt AM/FM/CD with WMA3/MP3 capability
4
Standard
NA
NA
CD content info, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
XM Radio,4 FM traffic
Civic Hybrid
160-watt AM/FM/CD with WMA3/MP3 capability
6
Standard
Standard
Standard
CD content info, steering-wheel audio controls, SVC
XM Radio,4 FM traffic

Bluetooth HandsFreeLink

The Bluetooth HandsFreeLink interface is designed to offer hands-free operation for many Bluetooth-enabled mobile telephones. Standard on Civic EX, Civic EX-L, Civic Si, Civic Natural Gas and Civic Hybrid, a complement wirelessly connects a driver’s dungeon phone to a vehicle’s audio system. This allows a motorist to make or answer dungeon phone calls but stealing hands from a steering wheel. The complement is concordant with Bluetooth-enabled dungeon phones that have a Hands Free Profile (HFP). A list of concordant phones can be found during handsfreelink.com or honda.com. HandsFreeLink improvements for a 2012 Civic embody full primer control, automobile import of phonebook and call history, a dedicated Phone symbol on a conduct section and 6 speed dials associated to radio preset keys (except for models versed with navigation systems).

Bluetooth HandsFreeLink now enables audio files to be played by a vehicle’s audio complement wirelessly with a underline called Bluetooth Audio. If an audio concordant device is interconnected it will be combined as an auxiliary source on a i-MID’s audio screen. This allows a Bluetooth device’s media to be played wirelessly by a audio system. Cell phone inclination that support a Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) and Audio Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.3 concede a arrangement of metadata for artist, manuscript and lane name on a i-MID. The vehicle’s audio controls for skip brazen and skip back concede for navigation from lane to track.

Bluetooth HandsFreeLink is designed for easy use. After a motorist completes a elementary one-time “pairing” routine to couple a dungeon phone with a vehicle, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink can promulgate wirelessly and firmly with a driver’s dungeon phone when a phone is within about 33 feet of a vehicle. Once a motorist enters a vehicle, a phone can be stored in a pocket, briefcase, purse or a storage bin inside a vehicle’s cabin as a call transfers information by a wireless write interface. Certain concordant dungeon phones can also send a mobile phonebook into a automobile by a Bluetooth HandsFreeLink system. After a mobile phonebook is transferred, calls can be done by creation selections from a purebred phonebook on a information screen.

Operational facilities include:

  • Phone numbers of incoming calls are displayed on a i-MID
  • Pressing a steering wheel-mounted “Pick up” symbol answers a call and mutes a audio system
  • Caller is listened by a audio-system speakers
  • An beyond microphone picks adult a driver’s voice while minimizing credentials sound and echoing
  • Numbers with voice tags might be stored in a system’s memory
  • To make a call hands-free, a motorist initial activates a complement regulating a steering wheel-mounted fingertip controls, afterwards speaks a preset voice tag
  • Numbers can also be dialed by vocalization a write series (in Civics versed with navigation system)
  • Automatic import of phone book and call history
  • Up to 6 opposite concordant mobile phones can be interconnected with a Bluetooth HandsFreeLink system

Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition and FM Traffic

The latest era of a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System is accessible on Civic EX, Civic EX-L, Civic Si, Civic Natural Gas and Civic Hybrid and facilities a 6.5-inch arrangement and a quick 16 G B Flash Memory in place of a DVD-based complement used previously. Turn-by-turn pushing directions seem on a navigation screen, and on a new tone i-MID display, that is positioned high in a instrument panel, tighten to a driver’s line of sight. The complement also includes customary FM traffic, that provides constantly updated on-screen trade occurrence information for name cities that lets drivers select faster, reduction undiluted routes to get to their destinations sooner. Unlike some other trade information systems, FM trade does not need a subscription and entails no additional charges. The navigation complement facilities some-more than 10 million points of seductiveness and is integrated with a audio system. The voice approval is able of noticing and inputting numbers, travel names and cities, in serve to some-more than 700 commands.

Honda navigation systems have prolonged been famous for their simple, discerning operation and endless on-board database. When navigating freeways, a separate shade pattern enhances on-screen information with a “map view” and “3-D” lane cognisance of freeways concurrently that helps make navigation information easier to understand. And now with spin instructions displayed on a i-MID, situational approval is serve improved. The navigation complement is integrated with a car’s audio system, so pushing instructions can be listened over a orator system, and a voice approval underline adds a hands-free area of control to a navigation system.

The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System uses Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) in multiple with minute information from a vehicle’s Flash-based mapping complement to pinpoint a vehicle’s plcae and to yield a horde of useful mapping and lane superintendence features. The receiver can implement adult to 12 satellites from a network of 24 tellurian positioning satellites. If a receiver is blocked by a tunnel, a parking garage or a high building, an inner gyroscopic complement and a speed sensor lane a plcae of a automobile so that a map information stays stream and reliable. The automobile time is exclusively tranquil by GPS data, so when time zones are crossed while driving, a time will automatically set itself to a stream time.

The navigation complement can be tranquil by a motorist by possibly a voice approval system, a hold shade display, or by a joystick during a revoke right dilemma of a screen. The voice approval complement works when a “talk” symbol (located on a steering wheel) is depressed. When oral to, a complement recognizes commands such as “find nearest gas station,” or “find nearest ATM” and can also commend travel names. In a Civic Natural Gas, a accessible navigation complement database includes a locations of dense healthy gas (CNG) refueling stations.

The 6.5-inch LCD hold shade allows a motorist or front newcomer to select menu options or spell out a word (i.e. address, business name, place, etc.) by a touch-sensitive keypad. The keypad can be set to alphabetical or a QWERTY typewriter-style layout. Alternatively, a joystick can be used to prominence menu options or to prominence specific letters on a keypad to finish a word. A matte finish is used on a arrangement to revoke glisten and smudging.

For information storage, a complement uses a 16 G B peep memory that contains information for a whole United States. Future updates to a navigation complement can be done with a peep expostulate around a Civic’s USB pier inside a glove box. Flash drives with updated map information can be purchased on-line or by job a fee giveaway number.

Power Windows and Locks

Power windows are customary apparatus on all Civic models. Civic LX and above models yield automobile adult and down operation on a driver’s window. Power doorway thatch with a customizable auto-locking underline are customary on Civic LX and above models. The automobile doorway close settings can be configured by a i-MID.

Keyless Entry System

Keyless entrance is customary apparatus on all Civic models solely a DX. The call pivotal pattern has an integrated conductor in a hoop with lock, unlock, case open and panic buttons.

Engine Immobilizer

Complementing a keyless entrance complement is a customary engine-immobilizer system. A special electronically coded pivotal prevents a automobile from being started-even if a automatic transcribe of a pivotal is used. A transponder, built into a key, signals a immobilizer control section that a pivotal is genuine. If a automobile is hot-wired, or an unapproved pivotal is used, a engine will not start.

12V DC Accessory Outlets

Civic Hybrid, Civic Si, Civic EX and Civic EX-L models yield dual 12V DC appendage outlets. One is located on a revoke apportionment of a instrument panel’s core stack, a other is located inside a console for dungeon phones, etc. The Civic DX and Civic LX, Civic Natural Gas and Civic HF models underline a singular 12V DC appetite outlet, located on a revoke apportionment of a instrument panel’s core stack.

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