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Honda Civic Owners Manual: Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

Your vehicle locks and unlocks all doors automatically when a certain condition is met.

Auto Door Locking

Drive lock mode

All doors lock when the vehicle’s speed reaches about 10 mph (15 km/h).

Auto Door Unlocking

Driver’s door open mode

All doors unlock when the driver’s door is opened.

Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

Models without driver information interface

You can turn off or change to another auto door locking/unlocking setting using the master door lock switch.

Customizing the Auto Door Locking/ Unlocking Setting

Models with driver information interface

You can turn off or change to another auto door locking/unlocking setting using the driver information interface or audio/information screen.

Customized Features

Customizing the Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Setting

You can customize the auto door locking/unlocking setting to your liking using the master door lock switch.

List of the Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Customizable Options

Auto door locking
Mode Description
Drive Lock Mode*1 All doors lock when the vehicle’s speed reaches about 10 mph (15 km/h).
Off The auto door locking is deactivated all the time
Auto door unlocking
Mode Description
Driver’s Door Open Mode*1 All doors unlock when the driver’s door is opened.
Models with continuously variable transmission

Park Unlock Mode

All doors unlock when the shift lever is moved into P with the brake pedal depressed.
Off The auto door unlocking is deactivated all the time.

Customizing Flow for Auto Door Locking Options

Steps Drive Lock Mode*2 Off
1 Apply the parking brake.

Models with continuously variable transmission

Move the shift lever out of P.

Apply the parking brake.

Models with continuously variable transmission

Move the shift lever to P.

2 Close the driver’s door. Open the driver’s door.
3 Turn the ignition switch to ON *1. Turn the ignition switch to ON *1.
4 Press and hold the right side of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door for more than five seconds. Release the switch after you hear a click twice. Press and hold the right side of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door for more than five seconds. Release the switch after you hear one click.
5 Turn the ignition switch to ACCESSORY (q*1 within 20 seconds.
  • Customization is completed.

*1:Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.

*2:Default setting

Customizing Flow for Auto Door Unlocking Options

Steps Driver's Door Open Mode*2 Models with continuously variable transmission

Park Unlock Mode

Off
1 Apply the parking brake.

Models with continuously variable transmission

Move the shift lever out of  P.

  Apply the parking brake.

Models with continuously variable transmission

Move the shift lever to P.

2 Close the driver’s door. Open the driver’s door.
3 Turn the ignition switch to ON *1. Turn the ignition switch to ON *1.
4 Press and hold the left side of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door for more than five seconds. Release the switch after you hear a click twice.
5 Turn the ignition switch to ACCESSORY *1 within 20 seconds.
  • Customization is completed.

*1:Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.

*2:Default setting

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See also:

Honda Civic Owners Manual. Continuously variable transmission models
Change the shift position in accordance with your driving needs. Shift lever positions Shifting You cannot turn the ignition switch to LOCK 0 and remove the key unless the shift lever is in P. The vehicle may move forward very slightly even in N while the engine is cold. ...

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