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Honda Civic Owners Manual: Driver Information Interface

The driver information interface shows the odometer, trip meter, outside temperature indicator, and other gauges.

It also displays important messages such as warnings and other helpful information.

Switching the Display

Main displays

Press the (display/information) button and press   or to change the display. Press ENTER to see detailed information.

Switching the Display

You can edit, add, and delete the meter contents using the audio/information screen.

Customizing the Meter

Customizing the Meter

* Not available on all models

Trip computer

Press the (TRIP) knob to change the display.

Trip computer

Odometer

Shows the total number of miles or kilometers that your vehicle has accumulated.

■Trip Meter

Shows the total number of miles or kilometers driven since the last reset. Meters A and B can be used to measure two separate trips.

Resetting a trip meter

To reset a trip meter, display it, then press and hold the   knob. The trip meter is reset to 0.0.

Switch between trip meter A and trip meter B by pressing the knob.

Average Fuel Economy

Shows the estimated average fuel economy of each trip meter in mpg or l/100 km.

The display is updated at set intervals. When a trip meter is reset, the average fuel economy is also reset.

You can change when to reset the average fuel economy.

Customized Features

Range

Shows the estimated distance you can travel on the remaining fuel. This distance is estimated from the fuel economy of your previous trips.

Elapsed Time

Shows the time elapsed since Trip A or Trip B was reset.

Elapsed Time

You can change when to reset the elapsed time.

Average Speed

Shows the average speed in mph or km/h since Trip A or Trip B was reset.

You can change when to reset the average speed.

Engine Oil Life

Shows the remaining oil life and Maintenance MinderTM.

Outside Temperature

Shows the outside temperature in Fahrenheit (U.S.) or Celsius (Canada).

Adjusting the outside temperature display

Adjust the temperature reading up to ’5’F or ’3’C if the temperature reading seems incorrect.

Use the driver information interface’s customized features or audio/information screen to correct the temperature.

Instant Fuel Economy

Shows the instant fuel economy as a bar graph in mpg or l/100 km.

Turbo Meter*

When the turbo charger is producing boost, this meter shows the boost pressure.

Turn-by-Turn Directions*

Shows you turn-by-turn driving directions to your destination linked with the navigation system.

* Not available on all models

Outside Temperature

The temperature sensor is in the front bumper.

Road heat and exhaust from another vehicle can affect the temperature reading when your vehicle speed is less than 19 mph (30 km/h).

It may take several minutes for the display to be updated after the temperature reading has stabilized.

Turn-by-Turn Directions*

You can select whether the turn-by-turn display comes on during the route guidance.

Audio*

Shows the current audio information.

Mail*

Shows the current mail information.

Phone*

Shows the current phone information.

Models with color audio system

Customized Features

Use the driver information interface to customize certain features.

How to customize

Select the Vehicle Settings screen by pressing the button while the ignition switch is in ON (w*1, and the vehicle is at a complete stop. Select Vehicle Settings, then press the ENTER button.

How to customize

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

Customized Features

To customize other features, press the  / button.

List of customizable options

Example of customization settings

Customization flow

Customization flow

Customization flow

List of customizable options

Setup Group Customizable Features Description Selectable Settings
TPMS Calibration Calibrates the TPMS. Cancel/Calibrate
Clock Setup Adjust Clock Adjusts clock.
Clock Display Selects the digital clock display from 12H to 24H. 24h/12h*1/OFF
Forward Collision Warning Distance Changes at which distance the CMBSTM alerts. Long/Normal*1/Short
Driver Assist System Setup ACC Forward Vehicle Detect Beep Causes the system to beep when the system detects a vehicle, or when the vehicle goes out of ACC range. ON/OFF*1
Road Departure Mitigation Setting Changes the setting for the road departure mitigation system. Normal*1/Wide/Warning Only
Lane Keeping Assist Suspend Beep Causes the system to beep when the LKAS is suspended. ON/OFF*1
Meter Setup Language Selection Changes the displayed language. English*1/French/Spanish
Adjust Outside Temp.

Display

Adjusts the temperature reading by a few degrees. -5’F ~ ’0’F*1 ~ +5’F
’Trip A’ Reset Timing Changes the setting of how to reset trip meter A, average fuel economy A, average speed A, and elapsed time A. When Refueled/IGN OFF/ Manually Reset*1
’Trip B’ Reset Timing Changes the setting of how to reset trip meter B, average fuel economy B, average speed B, and elapsed time B. When Refueled/IGN OFF/ Manually Reset*1
Adjust Alarm Volume Changes the alarm volume, such as buzzers, warnings, turn signal sound, and so on. High/Mid*1/Low
Fuel Efficiency Backlight Turns the ambient meter feature on and off. ON*1/OFF
Speed/Distance Units Selects the trip computer units. mph∙miles*1/km/h∙km
Tachometer Selects whether the tachometer come on the driver information interface. ON*1/OFF
Lighting Setup Interior Light Dimming Time Changes the length of time the interior lights stay on after you close the doors. 60sec/30sec*1/15sec
Headlight Auto OFF Timer Changes the length of time the exterior lights stay on after you close the driver’s door. 60sec/30sec/15sec*1/0sec
Auto Light Sensitivity Changes the timing for the headlights to come on. Max/High/Mid*1/Low/Min
Auto Interior Illumination Sensitivity Changes the sensitivity of the brightness of the instrument panel when the headlight switch is in the AUTO position. Max/High/Mid*1/Low/Min
Auto Headlight ON With Wiper ON Changes the settings for the wiper operation when the headlights automatically come on while the headlight switch is in the AUTO position. ON/OFF*1
Door Setup Auto Door Lock Changes the setting for when the doors automatically lock. With Vehicle Speed*1/Shift from P/OFF
Auto Door Unlock Changes the setting for when the doors automatically unlock. When Driver’s Door Opens*1/ When Shifting Into Park/ When Ignition Switched OFF/OFF
Key And Remote Unlock Mode Sets up either the driver’s door or all doors to unlock on the first operation of the remote or built-in key. Driver Door*1/ All Doors
Keyless Lock Answer Back LOCK/UNLOCK- The exterior lights flash.

LOCK (2nd push)- The beeper sounds.

ON*1/OFF
Security Relock Timer Changes the time it takes for the doors to relock and the security system to set after you unlock the vehicle without opening any door. 90sec/60sec/30sec*1
Maintenance Reset Resets/Cancels the engine oil life display when you have performed the maintenance service. Cancel/All Due Items
Default All Cancels/Resets all the customized settings as default. Cancel/Set

Example of customization settings

The steps for changing the ’Trip A’ Reset Timing setting to When Refueled are shown below. The default setting for ’Trip A’ Reset Timing is Manually Reset.

1. Press the   button to select Vehicle Settings, then press the ENTER button.

2. Press the button until Meter Setup appears on the display.

3. Press the ENTER button.

4. Press the button until ’Trip A’ Reset Timing appears on the display, then press the ENTER button

5. Press the   button and select When Refueled, then press the ENTER button.

6. Press the  button until Exit appears on the display, then press the ENTER button.

7. Repeat Step 6 until you return to the normal screen.

Information Display
The information display shows the odometer, trip meter, engine oil life and maintenance service item codes, and other gauges. ■Switching the Display Press the (TRIP) knob to change the dis ...

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