Honda Automobiles: 2016 Honda Civic Sedan Press Kit

The new Civic significantly advances in-vehicle connectivity and audio opening with a new era of modernized technologies. New accessible facilities embody a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen Display Audio1 interface with Android handling system, and an all-new Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™2 grown in team-work with a experts during Garmin®3. The Civic Sedan’s Display Audio complement also enables simplified smartphone connectivity with a singular wire connection. The accessible complement is now concordant with a Apple CarPlay®4 and Android Auto™ platforms5, giving business seamless formation of pivotal smartphone facilities and functions, including smartphone-powered GPS navigation and voice-controlled hunt capabilities. Featuring customary Pandora®6 compatibility, streaming Bluetooth®7 audio and many other calm choices, including accessible SiriusXM®8, Civic offers a abounding preference of party options.

Key Available Audio and Connectivity Features

  • 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen with integrated HVAC controls*^
  • Android Auto™3 and Apple CarPlay®*^4
  • HondaLink™ connected-car system*9
  • HondaLink Assist10 (when interconnected with concordant phone) *
  • HD Radio™11
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic2
  • Smartphone-Based Navigation App Compatibility
  • New-generation “2.0” SiriusXM®8 Radio*
  • Pandora®6 interface
  • SMS12 Text Message function
  • USB Audio Interface13
  • 160-Watt 4 Speaker AM/FM Audio System
  • 180-Watt 8 Speaker AM/FM Audio System
  • 450-Watt 10 Speaker (Including Sub-Woofer) AM/FM Audio System*

* First for Civic
^ First for Honda

5-Inch Display Audio System (LX)
The Civic LX has a customary 160-watt AM/FM radio audio complement with 4 door-mounted speakers and a USB pier to concede a tie of other concordant devices. The complement can play Pandora®6 calm from a concordant device around a USB port, or wirelessly, around Bluetooth®7 HandsFreeLink®. The audio complement has a 5-inch (diagonal) arrangement shade and compulsory “hard” buttons and knobs to control a several functions. Illuminated steering circle mounted controls are positioned within fingertip reach. This complement includes 4 6.7-inch hole speakers, dual in any front doorway and dual in a back deck.

7-Inch Display Audio Touchscreen (Civic EX, EX-T, EX-L)
Civic Sedan EX and above trims underline a 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen that uses a Android handling complement to offer a far-reaching operation of useful facilities and capabilities. The discerning and easy-to-use touchscreen lets users swipe, daub and splash – usually like on a inscription or smartphone – to control a vehicle’s audio system, arrangement settings and other modernized features. The 7-inch touchscreen is a special high-contrast, high clarification IPS arrangement with a high observation angle for improved legibility. The 160-watt audio complement has 8 speakers with 4 6.7-inch full operation speakers, one in any front doorway and dual in a back deck, and 4 1.5-inch tweeters, dual nearby a A-pillars and dual in a back deck.

The complement offers many renouned audio formats, including AM/FM, [email protected] content, Pandora®6, Bluetooth®7 streaming audio, and harmony with a Apple CarPlay®4 and Android Auto™5 platforms. SiriusXM®8 and HD Radio®11 are enclosed in a EX-T trim and above.

Icons imitative smartphone apps are displayed on a high-definition, capacitive touchscreen, creation a interface discerning and easy to use. Interfaces for customary internet-sourced strain and media options, such as Pandora® can be displayed and tranquil on a Display Audio interface, with a ability to emanate personalized stations, daub to “like” songs, and perspective manuscript design directly from a touchscreen. Display Audio also integrates hold operation of a menu and lapse functions for a complicated and neat look.

The complement can also be tranquil with bright steering-wheel mounted controls, including a new touchpad control that enables an alphabetic hunt of a operation of facilities regulating a straight swiping motion. Search equipment seem on a tone Driver Information Interface (DII) arrangement located in a reduce apportionment of a instrument display, usually subsequent a digital speedometer display. The complement can also be tranquil around voice commands, after dire and releasing a steering-wheel-mounted pronounce button.

7-Inch Display Audio Touchscreen (Touring)
In Touring models, a 7-Inch Display Audio Touchscreen complement includes a series of upgrades. The sum complement outlay is increasing to 450 watts, a many absolute in a Civic’s segment, and a orator count is increasing from 8 to ten. Premium 6.7-inch full-range speakers are positioned in a front doors and dual in a back rug and one 3.1-inch orator in a information panel. Two 1.5-inch tweeters are positioned nearby a A-pillars and dual some-more are located on a back deck, and a 7.9-inch subwoofer is placed in a core of a back deck.

Driver Information Interface (DII)
All Civic models with a difference of a LX underline a Driver Information Interface (DII) integrated into a operation of a 7-Inch Display Audio Touchscreen. The DII is positioned in a instrument display, usually subsequent a digital speedometer. The tone TFT DII arrangement puts a far-reaching operation of information in front of a motorist where it’s easy to see. The steering circle mounted buttons and touchpad control make it easy to hunt among choices on a DII, and afterwards make a preferred selection.

DII displays a following items:

  • Driving Computer
  • Smart Maintenance
  • Audio System
  • Navigation
  • Telephone
  • SMS12/Email
  • Apple CarPlay4
  • Android Auto™5

(See a Interior territory for some-more information.)

1-Cable Connection
In a Civic EX and above trims, concordant iPhones and Android (with Android Auto app.) phones installed with a concordant HondaLink9 app can be connected to a 1.5-amp USB pier with a singular USB wire (provided with a phone), to arrangement navigation information on a 7-inch Display Audio Touchscreen. This creates tie easier and reduction dear than Honda’s prior complement that compulsory 3 cables to make a tie between a smartphone and a vehicle.

Apple CarPlay®
Civic EX models and above offer customary Apple CarPlay4 compatibility. By joining a iPhone to a automobile regulating a phone’s USB wire (supplied with a phone) and a Civic’s 1.5-amp USB port, CarPlay facilities can be accessed. (Note that a CarPlay complement will not work regulating a USB pier located inside a Civic’s core console.)

CarPlay takes a many renouned functions and facilities of a user’s concordant iPhone and puts them on a Civic’s Display Audio touchscreen and DII display, positioned in a instrument cluster. You can get directions, send and accept messages, listen to audio books and music, all in a approach that allows we to stay some-more focused on a road.

CarPlay facilities Siri voice control and is specifically designed for customary pushing scenarios. It also works with a Civic’s controls – both on a audio touchscreen and a steering-wheel mounted controls, so we don’t need to collect adult your phone. A curated preference of accessible CarPlay Apps are designed for use in a Civic, and are specifically designed to minimize motorist distraction.

CarPlay includes entrance to Apple Maps, that can yield turn-by-turn directions, trade conditions, and estimated transport time. CarPlay can also envision where we many expected wish to go regulating addresses from your email, calm messages, contacts, and calendars.

CarPlay is concordant with iPhones that underline a tiny Lighting connector, not comparison iPhones with a incomparable 30-pin connector.

Android Auto™
Civic EX models and above offer customary Android Auto™5 compatibility. By joining a concordant Android phone to a automobile regulating a phone’s USB wire (supplied with a phone) and a Civic’s 1.5 amp USB port, a Android Auto height is enabled.

Android Auto puts some of your phone’s many useful Apps on a Civic’s audio arrangement and DII, positioned in a instrument cluster. You can get directions, send and accept messages, listen to audio books and music, all though a need to collect adult your phone. Android Auto works with a Civic’s controls – both on a audio touchscreen and a steering-wheel mounted controls – so it’s elementary and discerning to use.

Android Auto’s voice control is specifically designed for customary pushing scenarios. A curated preference of accessible Android Auto Apps are designed for use in a Civic, and are specifically designed to minimize motorist distraction.

Android includes entrance to Google Maps, that can yield turn-by-turn directions, live trade conditions, line superintendence and more. CarPlay can also envision where we many expected wish to go regulating addresses from your email, calm messages, contacts, and calendars.

Android Auto is designed to work with Android phones regulating 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher.

SiriusXM® Radio
A new era 2.0/3.0 chronicle of SiriusXM®8 Radio is a customary underline in a EX-T and above trims, and it provides some-more than 165 channels of digital programming with nearby CD-quality sound. The SiriusXM® vigilance is beamed from dual promote satellites positioned in geostationary circuit above Earth. The beams from these dual promote satellites mix to camber a whole continental United States and some of Canada.

SiriusXM® Radio programming includes channels clinging to music, sports, talk, traffic, weather, children’s programming and entertainment. When a audio complement plays SiriusXM® Radio, a audio complement displays a stream category, station, strain pretension or artist’s name.

This latest era of SiriusXM includes many all new features, including pause, quick brazen and rewind. There is also an present replay underline and a ability to hear all songs from a commencement on preset channels. The new Sports Flash underline lets we listen to your favorite (non-sports) programming, and if your favorite group creates a large play in a live diversion that is being promote on SiriusXM, we will accept an on-screen alert. With a hold of a soft-key we can hear adult to 30 seconds of audio before and including a large play.

Pandora® Compatibility
All Civic models are designed to yield a accessible interface for Pandora®6, 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. Although Pandora® is free, phone information charges apply.

An iPhone or concordant Android phone can be connected wirelessly to a Civic, regulating Bluetooth®7 HandsFreeLink®. To use Pandora®, a Pandora app is launched on a concordant connected smartphone and a vehicle’s audio source is set to Pandora®. The audio shade shows Pandora® information and manuscript art, and a audio controls concede listeners to name from among existent stations, pause, resume, skip forward, and symbol a lane with “Like” or “Dislike” ratings. To lessen a intensity for motorist distraction, some functionality of a Pandora® app is sealed out when regulating a Civic’s Pandora® interface.

The Display Audio complement with subsequent era HondaLink9 that is customary in EX models and above allows a owner’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. The tie between a complement and a user’s smartphone is done by a Bluetooth®6 HandsFreeLink® wireless interface. A HondaLink phone app provides accessible entrance for many services including plcae searches, inner weather, messaging, Maintenance Minder alerts, use scheduling by phone, and entrance to a automobile Owners Guide.

HondaLink Assist
An additional new underline on Civic EX and above is HondaLink Assist10, that can assistance ask puncture assistance for drivers. If a concordant phone is interconnected by Bluetooth®7 HandsFreeLink®, there is a mobile tie and an airbag deployment sensor is triggered, a complement is designed to automatically try to forewarn an operator, news a car’s stream location, and concede occupants to pronounce directly to a operator. The user can afterwards hit puncture services if needed.

Aha™ by Harman
HondaLink includes Aha™ that can be accessed regulating a concordant smartphone. Aha organizes a Civic owner’s favorite calm from a web into personalized on-demand radio stations in a vehicle. Aha is a comprehensive, cloud-based height optimized for a automotive sourroundings that provides a elementary formation indicate to move in a far-reaching operation of stream and destiny applications into a audio complement conduct unit. This capability allows users to entrance their favorite podcasts, internet radio, on-demand music, grill recommendations, and even audio updates from Facebook and Twitter.

Aha™ pivotal features:

  • Free use with far-reaching calm choice
  • Enables stretchable personalization and hire management
  • Content updated automatically around automobile life

Aha™ calm categories:

  • On-demand news and continue
  • Personalized strain including Slacker
  • Internet Radio
  • On-demand podcasts
  • Audio Books
  • Local Search: Restaurants, fuel, ATM, parking, etc.
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, etc. around audio
  • Custom Interactive OEM Channels: Direct communication to and from vehicle

Siri Eyes Free
The Civic EX and above trims confederate Apple’s Siri Eyes Free mode imbedding in Apple CarPlay. Compatible iPhone® users will be means to work Siri by informed voice commands by dire and holding a TALK symbol on a steering circle for dual seconds when their iPhone is interconnected around Bluetooth®7. Using Eyes Free mode, Siri takes hands-free functionality even serve and helps to minimize a intensity for distractions by gripping a 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. Capabilities include:

  • Send calm messages and e-mails
  • Read incoming calm messages and emails
  • Set adult calendar entries, reminders, and alarms
  • Check a weather
  • Turn-by-turn voice navigation (when a audio complement is set to Bluetooth®7 Audio or iPod mode)
  • Sports scores and batch quotes

SMS Text Messaging
All Civic models EX and above have a customary SMS12 calm summary 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. Apple iPhone models do not support this feature, though Siri Eyes Free CarPlay mode (iPhone 5 and 6 during time of launch) offers a ability to initiate, hear and respond to calm messages around voice commands.

Once a concordant phone is interconnected with a Civic’s Bluetooth®7 HandsFreeLink® system, a calm messaging duty is enabled. When a phone receives a calm message, an warning appears on a audio arrangement screen. The motorist can name to have a summary review aloud, can name among a preset respond choices, or can call a sender – all though touching a phone.

To assistance equivocate a intensity for motorist distraction, a calm of a incoming summary is not displayed on shade unless a automobile is stopped.

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
The Bluetooth®7 HandsFreeLink® interface is designed to offer hands-free operation for many Bluetooth®-enabled mobile telephones. Standard on all Civic 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 though 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

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® 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 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 audio screen. The vehicle’s audio controls for “skip forward” and “skip backward” 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 Civic’s arrangement screen.

  • Pressing a steering wheel-mounted “Pick up” symbol answers a call and mutes a audio system
  • The tourist 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 hands-free call, 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 number
  • Automatic import of phone book and call story with concordant phones
  • Up to 6 opposite concordant mobile phones can be interconnected with a Bluetooth®6 HandsFreeLink® complement

Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic
Available on a EX-L and customary on a Touring model, a integrated Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System2 uses GPS record to yield drivers with turn-by-turn superintendence to their selected destination. This all-new navigation system, grown in team-work with Garmin, offers many improvements, including extended graphics, live search, speed extent display, customized automobile icons, 3D buildings and terrain, and more. The complement includes giveaway map database updates for adult to 5 years (initial squeeze and one yearly refurbish any year for 4 years). The complement includes 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 touch-screen audio arrangement 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 further 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 compulsory 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 large point-of-interest (POI) database includes write numbers that can be dialed by regulating a Bluetooth®7 HandsFreeLink® complement when a driver’s mobile write is connected to a system.

The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System2 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 lane superintendence features. The system’s receiver receives positioning information 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.

USB Ports and Power Outlets
In LX trims, a 12-volt energy opening is positioned during a bottom of a core smoke-stack on a right of a reduce storage tray, with a 1.0-amp USB pier positioned on a left. EX and above trims keep a 12-volt energy outlet, while a USB pier on a left is upgraded to 1.5 amps, and a 1.0-amp USB pier is combined inside a console.

Audio and Connectivity Features

(See a Specifications and Features territory for all data.)

1 The Display Audio Interface is used for approach tie to and streaming from some stream [Apple/Android] smartphones. For reserve reasons, always launch HondaLink applications or perform any other operation on your phone usually when a automobile is safely parked. State or inner laws might extent use of texting feature, and Assist functions might be consummated though notice. Your wireless carrier’s rate skeleton apply. Please see HondaLink terms and conditions for details.

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 Garmin is a purebred heading of Garmin International, Inc.

4 Apple CarPlay is a purebred heading of Apple Inc.

5 Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc.

6 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.

7 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.

8 SiriusXM services need a subscription after any hearing period. If we confirm 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. SiriusXM satellite use is accessible usually to those during slightest 18 years and comparison in a 48 constant United States and D.C. ©2015 SiriusXM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all associated outlines and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc.

9 Check a HondaLink® website for smartphone compatibility.

10 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.

11 HD Radio is a exclusive heading of iBiquity Digital Corporation.

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 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.

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