Honda Automobiles: 2015 Honda CR-V

The introduction of a 7-inch Display Audio capacitive touchscreen on EX and above models provides an discerning and easy-to-use interface that lets a user swipe, daub and pinch–just like on a inscription mechanism or smartphone–to control a vehicle’s audio system, arrangement settings and other modernized facilities with an discerning interface for core functions. For audio, HondaLink™1 and accessible Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™2, Display Audio provides familiar, discerning controls with a complicated demeanour that compliments a CR-Vs interior. Also newly accessible for a 2015 CR-V is HondaLink™ Assist, that can assistance ask puncture assistance for drivers when a concordant phone is interconnected by Bluetooth®3 HandsFreeLink®, and Siri Eyes Free Link with that iPhone® owners can approach Siri to perform a series of specific tasks while they keep their eyes on a highway and their hands on a wheel.

Key New Audio and Telematics Features

  • Available 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen interface (EX and above trims)
  • HondaLink™ accessible on Display Audio versed CR-Vs

Display Audio
New to a 2015 CR-V EX and above trims is Honda’s 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio. The discerning and easy-to-use interface lets we swipe, daub and pinch–just like on a inscription mechanism or smartphone–to control a vehicle’s audio system, arrangement settings and other modernized features. Icons imitative smartphone apps are displayed on a high-definition, capacitive touchscreen. Standard internet-sourced strain and media options, such as Pandora®4 are built into a Display Audio interface5, with a ability to emanate personalized stations, daub to “like” songs, and perspective manuscript design directly from a touchscreen. The EX-L with Navi and Touring models embody a Display Audio with a entirely integrated and entirely featured Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with invariably updated trade information.

Next Generation HondaLink
For a initial time in a CR-V, a Display Audio complement with next-generation HondaLink™ allows a customer’s digital lifestyle to seamlessly confederate with a automobile and provides entrance to a universe of cloud-based information. The all-new application-based height connects business to online calm both inside and outward a car, all powered by their smartphones.

Four specialty HondaLink™ apps yield classification and are a gateway to additional online content, that are listed on a following page.

  • Connect App – Provides accessible entrance for many services including plcae searches, inner weather, messaging, Maintenance Minder alerts, use scheduling by phone, and entrance to a Owners Guide. Users can daub for continue updates and store favorite destinations for discerning routing with a Navigation app.
  • Navigation App – A cloud-based navigation app for purchase6 that includes 3D mapping and invariably updated trade information. The app offers a accumulation of plcae hunt options including hunt by indicate of interest, calm search, or prior locations. Routes can be pre-planned on a smartphone and will arrangement on a vehicle’s touchscreen. Turn-by-turn routing superintendence is accessible by a vehicle’s audio complement as well.
  • Aha™ App – provides entrance to an endless and opposite preference of audio calm opposite mixed genres and demographics, and featured new stations, Internet radio, podcasts, audiobooks, news, Twitter and Facebook updates and circuitously plcae listings for restaurants, coffee houses, hotels, weather, parks, and gas stations. Users can daub to personalize stations or supplement favorites around smartphone or directly by a Display Audio interface.
  • Launcher App –Finds and organizes Honda-approved 3rd celebration apps so they can be fast integrated into a Display Audio system. Approved apps can be found by a Launcher and shown on a Display Audio shade for easy access.

The tie between a complement and a user’s smartphone is done by a USB7 interface and a new HDMI® interface. For iPhone 5, 5S and 5C, a HondaLink™ iOS wire pack is accessible for squeeze by Honda dealers or online during The iOS wire pack includes an Apple Lightning digital AV adapter, an Apple Lightning-to-USB wire and an appropriate-length HDMI wire (Apple-approved). Consumer information and useful tips per HondaLink™ can be found during

HondaLink™ Assist
Another new underline integrated with HondaLink™ is HondaLink™ Assist, that can assistance ask puncture assistance for drivers. If there is a mobile tie by a phone interconnected to a car with Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® and an airbag deployment sensor is triggered by a collision, a complement is designed to automatically try to forewarn an operator, news a car’s stream location, and concede we to pronounce directly to a operator. The user can afterwards hit puncture services if needed.

Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System With Voice Recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic
Included on a CR-V EX-L Navi and Touring models, a integrated Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ uses GPS record to yield drivers with turn-by-turn superintendence to their selected destination. The complement adds a HD Digital Traffic feature, that alerts a motorist to stream trade conditions and can arrangement swap routes around gridlock. It facilities stretched coverage including many aspect streets within a U.S., permitting a motorist to name faster, reduction undiluted routes. HD Digital Traffic is subscription-free.

The navigation complement can be tranquil by voice or by a 7-inch electrostatic touchscreen Display Audio utilizing a tap, splash and appropriate functionality. The voice-activation complement can respond to some-more infrequent authority phrases that need reduction user familiarization, in serve to a prior capability of being means to know oral city and travel names. For example, a voice ask for “Radio 98.3 FM” can now be oral in approximately a dozen opposite ways trimming from “change a radio hire to 98.3” to “98.3 FM.” This proof relates to audio functionality of a audio/information screen. The navigation complement can also be tranquil by voice with required navigation commands like, “Find nearest Chinese restaurant” or “find nearest ATM.”

The audio complement is automatically pale when a “Talk” symbol is pressed. The voice-recognition record allows a motorist to simply pronounce city and travel names aloud, and a complement responds by displaying a matches accessible in a database. Points of seductiveness on a map—such as restaurants or grocery stores—can be displayed with code heading icons or we can have a complement yield turn-by-turn navigation, all by voice command. The vast point-of-interest (POI) database includes write numbers that can be dialed by regulating a Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® complement when a driver’s mobile write is connected to a system.

The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System uses GPS in multiple with minute information from a vehicle’s mapping complement to pinpoint a vehicle’s plcae and to yield a horde of useful mapping and line 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 line a plcae of a car so that a map information stays stream and reliable. The car time is exclusively tranquil by GPS data, so that when time zones are crossed while driving, a time will automatically set itself to a inner time.

Siri Eyes Free Integration
Adding another new reward feature, Display Audio integrates Apple’s Siri Eyes Free. Users with concordant iPhones® will be means to work Siri by informed voice commands by dire and holding a TALK symbol on a steering circle when their iPhone is interconnected around Bluetooth®. Using Eyes Free mode, Siri takes hands-free functionality even serve and helps to minimize intensity distractions by gripping an iOS device’s shade from lighting up.

Owners can approach Siri to perform a series of specific tasks while they keep their eyes on a highway and their hands on a wheel.

  • Sending calm messages and e-mails
  • Reading incoming calm messages and emails
  • Setting adult calendar entries, reminders, and alarms
  • Checking a weather
  • Turn-by-turn voice navigation (when a audio complement is set to Bluetooth® Audio or iPod mode)
  • Sports scores and batch quotes

Multi-Information Display (MID)
The Multi-Information Display (MID) is located in a interior of a analog speedometer of all CR-V models. Depending on trim, it shows a odometer, outing meter, engine oil life, upkeep use intent codes and other gauges and information. The arrangement is possibly tranquil regulating a doorknob on a instrument shade or with a reduce right-hand steering circle buttons. The MID on a Touring trim is separate with a reduce third of a arrangement dedicated to arrangement reserve and motorist assistive systems information.

Intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)
All CR-V models embody an intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) that allows for convenient, line-of-sight entrance to car information, audio line titles, personal wallpaper and some-more around elementary steering wheel-mounted controls. Positioned in a top core apportionment of a instrument panel, this bright, full-TFT LCD arrangement is easy to see and interpret. The i-MID serves as an audio complement arrangement and facilities on-screen icons and prompts to make navigation by a operation of screens discerning regulating a left steering circle controls. In serve to audio information, a i-MID also includes an SMS calm messaging duty and a Pandora® internet compatibility. It also displays fuel-economy information, as good as Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® information. Turn-by-turn navigation directions also seem on a i-MID on a CR-V EX-L Navi and Touring trims. User-support facilities embody customizable settings and a customizable wallpaper display. Depending on trim level, certain functions are common with or taken over by a MID or Display Audio.

SMS Text Message Function
All CR-V models have a customary SMS Text Message duty that can review incoming texts aloud over a audio system, and concede a motorist to respond with any of 6 bureau preset messages. The complement works with SMS-capable dungeon phones that have an active information devise and a Message Access Profile (MAP), such as a Blackberry, Droid X and others. The iPhone 4 does not support this feature.

Once a concordant phone is interconnected with a CR-V’s Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® system, a calm messaging duty is enabled. When a phone receives a calm message, an warning appears on a i-MID or Display Audio. Using a audio complement controls or Display Audio touchscreen, a motorist can name to have a summary review aloud, can name among a preset respond choices, or can call a sender—all but touching a phone.

To assistance equivocate motorist distraction, a calm of a incoming summary is not displayed on shade unless a delivery is in Park.

Available bureau preset calm replies:

  • Talk to we later, I’m driving.
  • I’m on my way.
  • I’m regulating late.
  • OK
  • Yes
  • No

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
The Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® interface is designed to offer hands-free operation for many Bluetooth®-enabled mobile telephones. Standard on all CR-V models, 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 or HandsFreeLink® includes full primer control, automobile import of phonebook and call history, a dedicated Phone symbol on a conduct territory and 6 speed dials associated to radio preset keys (except for models versed with navigation system).

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® enables audio files to be played by a vehicle’s audio complement wirelessly with a underline called Bluetooth® Audio. If an audio-compatible device is paired, it will be combined as an auxiliary source on a i-MID’s audio shade and Display Audio (where included). This allows a Bluetooth® device’s media to be played wirelessly by a audio system. Mobile 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 line name on a i-MID or Display Audio. The vehicle’s audio controls for “skip forward” and “skip backward” concede for navigation from line 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 car 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 or Display Audio
  • 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 CR-Vs versed with navigation system)
  • Automatic import of phone book and call history
  • Up to 5 opposite concordant mobile phones can be interconnected with a Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® system

Audio Systems
The CR-V LX 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)9 or MP3 audio files. The complement also includes Bluetooth® streaming audio and Pandora internet radio harmony (with concordant iPhones). Audio information is displayed on a tone i-MID shade positioned high in a core territory of a instrument panel. The i-MID left-side steering circle controls can also be used to balance some audio functions. An auxiliary submit jack is standard, along with a USB Audio Interface that can concede an iPod, iPhone or peep expostulate to be connected to a system.

The complement facilities Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC). With SVC, a audio system’s volume is automatically practiced adult and down depending on car speed. The complement has 3 settings (low, mid, high), altered around a Sound Settings, and if preferred SVC can be deactivated.

The CR-V EX has an upgraded AM/FM/CD audio complement with 6 speakers. The complement is operated regulating a 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen or with a i-MID controls on a left of a steering wheel. CR-V EX-L and above trims embody an even some-more considerable 328-watt, 7-speaker reward audio complement including subwoofer and XM® Radio. As with a EX’s system, a EX-L and above trims’ audio complement is operated by a Display Audio touchscreen or a i-MID steering circle controls.

USB Audio Interface
A singular USB Audio Interface is located in a core console of a CR-V LX, with EX and above trims carrying two. The interface 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 newer 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 indicating that it is prepared for use. The iPod or peep expostulate can afterwards be tranquil regulating a steering wheel-mounted i-MID controls, a LX radio controls and Display Audio. Information such as strain title, artist, manuscript art and other information will seem on a CR-V’s i-MID shade – on LX models with a multiple of a same information on a i-MID and on Display Audio screens on EX and above trims. The complement will also assign a iPod while it is connected.

XM Radio
SiriusXM® Radio is a customary underline for EX-L and above trims and provides some-more than 130 digital channels of programming with nearby CD-quality sound. With XM Radio, CR-V owners can listen to their choice of strain anywhere in a constant 48 states along with 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 CR-V’s audio complement plays XM, a i-MID arrangement shade shows a stream station, strain title, and artist’s name, with a Display Audio also providing this information when in a audio mode.

Pandora® Internet Compatibility
The CR-V incorporates a far-reaching operation of connectivity facilities to accommodate a ever-changing preferences of customers. All CR-V models are designed to yield a accessible interface for Pandora®. Pandora is a giveaway strain use that allows users to open an comment online and emanate adult to 100 personalized internet “radio stations” that are formed on favorite songs or artists. Users can name among their stations and listen around computer, and can also download a giveaway smartphone Pandora app, that allows users listen to a same list of personalized stations around their concordant phone. Though Pandora is free, phone information charges apply.

At this time, a Pandora Audio interface in a CR-V is upheld usually on a iPhone. To use Pandora in a CR-V, an iPhone is connected around a USB pier located in a core console. The vehicle’s audio source is set to iPod and, regulating a phone, a Pandora app is launched. (If a Pandora app is not launched, a phone will duty as an iPod.) The i-MID and Display Audio (if included) arrangement Pandora information and manuscript art (only on Display Audio when both are included), and a audio controls concede listeners to name from among existent stations, pause, resume, skip forward, and symbol a line with “like” or “dislike” ratings. To palliate motorist use, some functionality of a Pandora iPhone app is sealed out when regulating a CR-V’s Pandora interface. On a CR-V LX, Pandora operation is tranquil by a up, down and skip buttons on a audio complement conduct unit, and by a i-MID controls on a left side of a steering wheel. On CR-V EX and above trims, Pandora is tranquil by a i-MID steering circle buttons and Display Audio.

Pandora audio can also be streamed wirelessly to a CR-V by a concordant mobile phone (not usually iPhone) around a HandsFreeLink Bluetooth® connection. With this form of connection, however, Pandora contingency be tranquil directly with a phone. Though a CR-V’s volume control can be used to set a sound level, a other facilities of a CR-V’s Pandora interface are not available.

Audio and Telematics Features






160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers




160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers




328-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers, including Subwoofer



5-inch Color LCD Screen




7-inch Display Audio with High-Resolution WVGA (800×480) Electrostatic Touch-Screen and Customizable Feature Settings


7-inch Display Audio with Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ and Voice Recognition2, Honda HD Digital Traffic, High-Resolution WVGA (800×480) Electrostatic Touch-Screen and Customizable Feature Settings




HondaLink™ Next Generation1


HD Radio™10




SiriusXM® Radio11



Pandora®4 Compatibility

Bluetooth®3 Streaming Audio

Display Audio Interface5


USB Audio Interface7





MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack



MP3/Windows Media®9 Audio (WMA) Playback Capability

Radio Data System (RDS)

Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)

Bluetooth®3 HandsFreeLink®

SMS Text Message Function12


Display Screens/Interfaces



1 HondaLink™ entrance within a Display Audio interface is now usually concordant with iPhone® 5 and newer models.

2 The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is accessible on EX-L models and customary on Touring models in a United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (Honda HD Digital Traffic use usually accessible in a United States, solely Alaska). Please see your Honda play for details.

3 The Bluetooth® word symbol and logos are owned by a Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such outlines by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is underneath license.

4 Pandora, a Pandora logo, and a Pandora trade dress are trademarks or purebred trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. Used with permission. Compatible with name smartphones. See: Not all inclination concordant with USB connection. Your wireless carrier’s rate skeleton apply.

5 The Display Audio Interface is used for approach tie to and streaming from some stream smartphones. Some smartphones might not work. Please see your Honda play for details.

6 App accessible for squeeze for $59.99 by iTunes store.

7 The USB Audio Interface is used for approach tie to and control of some stream digital audio players and other USB inclination that enclose MP3, WMA or AAC strain files. Some USB inclination with confidence program and digital rights-protected files might not work. Please see your Honda play for details.

8 Honda pot a right to cancel HondaLink™ Assist services during any time or for any reason, and in a destiny might not be means to yield services due to changes in or obsolescence of record constituent to a use or changes in supervision regulation.
10 The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is accessible on EX-L models in a United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (Honda HD Digital Traffic use usually accessible in a United States, solely Alaska)

9 Windows Media® is a heading or purebred heading of Microsoft Corporation in a United States and/or other countries.

10 HD Radio™ is a exclusive heading of iBiquity Digital Corporation.

11 SiriusXM® services need a subscription after any hearing period. If we endorse to continue your SiriusXM use during a finish of your hearing subscription, a devise we name will automatically replenish and check during then-current rates until we call SiriusXM during 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See a Customer Agreement for finish terms during Fees and programming theme to change. XM satellite use is accessible usually to those during slightest 18 years and comparison in a 48 constant United States and D.C.© 2014 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all associated outlines and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

12 Compatible with name phones with Bluetooth®. Your wireless carrier’s rate skeleton apply. State or inner laws might extent use of texting feature. Only use texting underline when conditions concede we to do so safely.

13 LDW usually alerts drivers when line deposit is rescued but a spin vigilance in use. LDW might not detect all line markings or line departures; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and highway condition. System operation influenced by impassioned interior heat. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions.

14 LKAS usually alerts drivers when line deposit is rescued but a spin vigilance in use. LKAS might not detect all line markings or line departures; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and highway condition. System operation influenced by impassioned interior heat. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions.

15 Always visually endorse that it is protected to expostulate before subsidy up; a rearview camera arrangement does not yield finish information about all conditions and objects during a back of your vehicle.

16 Display correctness will change formed on weather, distance of intent and speed, and a arrangement might not uncover all applicable traffic. The arrangement is not a surrogate for your possess approach visible comment of trade conditions before changing lanes.