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Honda Civic Hatchback (2018 year). Manual - part 2

 

 

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Climate Control System 

(P220)

● Press the AUTO button to activate the climate control system.

● Press the 

 button to turn the system on or off.

● Press the 

 button to defrost the windshield.

The climate control system is voice operable. 

(P280)

Models with navigation system

Models with color audio system

Fan Control Dial

 (Windshield Defroster) Button

Temperature Control Dial

Air flows from floor and 
windshield defroster vents.

Air flows from floor vents.

Air flows from floor and 
dashboard vents.

Air flows from dashboard 
vents.

 (Recirculation) Button

 (MODE Control) Button

 (ON/OFF) Button

AUTO Button

A/C (Air Conditioning) Button

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Models with Display Audio
Models without SYNC button

Fan Control Dial

 (Windshield Defroster) Button

Temperature Control Dial

Air flows from floor and 
windshield defroster vents.

Air flows from floor vents.

Air flows from floor and 
dashboard vents.

Air flows from dashboard 
vents.

 (Recirculation) Button

 (CLIMATE) Button

 (Fresh Air) Button

 (ON/OFF) Button

AUTO Button

Audio/Information Touch Screen

A/C (Air Conditioning) Icon

MODE Control Icon

Fan Control Icon

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Models with Display Audio
Models with SYNC button

Passenger’s Side Temperature 
Control Dial

 (Windshield Defroster) Button

Driver’s Side Temperature 
Control Dial

 (Recirculation) Button

 (CLIMATE) Button

 (ON/OFF) Button

AUTO Button

Audio/Information Touch Screen

SYNC (Synchronization) Button

Air flows from floor and 
windshield defroster vents.

Air flows from floor vents.

Air flows from floor and 
dashboard vents.

Air flows from dashboard 
vents.

A/C (Air Conditioning) Icon

MODE Control Icon

Fan Control Icon

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Features 

(P 229)

Audio Remote Controls 

(P 233)

(

+ / 

(

- Button

Press to adjust the volume up/down.

● SOURCE Button

Press to change the audio mode: FM/AM/
USB/iPod/Bluetooth® Audio.

 / 

 Button

Radio:Press to change the preset station.

Press and hold to select the next or 
previous strong station.

USB device:

Press to skip to the beginning of 
the next song or return to the 
beginning of the current song.
Press and hold to change a folder.

Models with information display

SOURCE Button

(

+ / 

(

- / 

 / 

 Button

(

+ / 

(

- Bar

Press to adjust the volume up/down.

 / 

 Button

Press 

 or 

 to cycle through the audio 

mode as follows:
FM

AM

SiriusXM®

*

USB

iPod

Bluetooth® Audio

Pandora®

*

Apple 

CarPlay/Android Auto

*

Audio Apps

*

Models with driver information interface

ENTER Button

 / 

 / 

 / 

 Button

3

4

(

+ / 

(

- Bar

 Button

3

4

3

4

● ENTER Button

• When listening to the radio and 

SiriusXM®

*

a

Press ENTER to switch the display to a 
preset list you stored in the preset 
buttons.

b

Press 

 or 

 to select a preset, then 

press ENTER.

• When listening to a USB flash drive

a

Press ENTER to display the folder list.

b

Press 

 or 

 to select a folder.

c

Press ENTER to display a list of tracks in 
that folder.

d

Press 

 or 

 to select a track, then 

press ENTER.

Models with Display Audio

3

4

3

4

3

4

* Not available on all models

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• When listening to an iPod

a

Press ENTER to display the iPod music 
list.

b

Press 

 or 

 to select a category.

c

Press ENTER to display a list of items in 
the category.

d

Press 

 or 

 to select an item, then 

press ENTER.

u

Press ENTER and press 

 or 

 

repeatedly until a desired item you 
want to listen is displayed.

• When listening to Internet Radio

*

a

Press ENTER to display the station list.

b

Press 

 or 

 to select an item, then 

press ENTER.

• When listening to Bluetooth® Audio

a

Press ENTER to display the track list.

b

Press 

 or 

 to select a track, then 

press ENTER.

3

4

3

4

3

4

3

4

3

4

 / 

 Button

Radio:Press to change the preset station.

Press and hold to select the next or 
previous strong station.

USB device:

Press to skip to the beginning of 
the next song or return to the 
beginning of the current song.
Press and hold to change a folder.

 Button:

Press to change contents.

Driver Information 

Interface

*

 

(P123)

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Audio System 

(P 230)

 

(P 237)

Models with color audio system

 (Seek/Skip) Button

RADIO Button

Driver Information Interface

*

 (Day/Night) Button

MEDIA Button

Preset Buttons (1-6)

 (Seek/Skip) Button

VOL/

 (Volume/Power) Knob

Audio/Information Screen

 (Back) Button

 (Sound) Button

MENU/CLOCK Button

Selector Knob

 (Phone) Button

* Not available on all models

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(P 255)

For navigation system operation 

() See the Navigation System Manual

Models with Display Audio

 (Menu) Icon

VOL (Volume) Icons

 (Home) Icon

 (Back) Icon

Audio/Information Screen

/AUDIO (Power/Audio) 

Icon

Driver Information Interface

 (Instrument Panel) Icon

 (Day/Night) Button

*

*

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Driving 

(P 441)

Release Button

Shift Lever

Depress the brake pedal and press the 
release button to move out of 

(

P.

Move the shift lever without 
pressing the release button.

Press the release button to 
move the shift lever.

Manual Transmission

*

 

(P 466)

Continuously Variable Transmission

*

 

(P 459)

● Shift to 

(

P and depress the brake pedal when starting the engine.

● Shifting

Park
Turn off or start the 
engine.
Transmission is locked.

Reverse
Used when reversing.

Neutral
Transmission is not 
locked.

Drive
Normal driving.
On models with paddle 
shifters, 7-speed manual 
shift mode can be used 
temporarily.

Drive (S)
7-speed manual shift mode can be used.

Models with paddle shifters

Low

Further increased engine braking.

Going up or down hills.

Models without paddle shifters

Models without 
paddle shifters

Models with 
paddle shifters

Drive (S)

Better acceleration.

Increased engine braking.

Going up or down hills.

Models without paddle shifters

* Not available on all models

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7-Speed Manual Shift Mode 

(P463)

● Allows you to manually shift the transmission up or down without releasing your 

hands from the steering wheel.

When the shift lever is in 

(

S

● Pulling a paddle shifter changes the mode from continuously variable transmission to 

7-speed manual shift mode.

● The M indicator and the selected speed number are displayed in the shift indicator.

When the shift lever is in 

(

D

● Pulling a paddle shifter temporarily changes the mode from continuously variable 

transmission to 7-speed manual shift mode. The selected speed number is displayed in 
the shift indicator.

Shift Down 

(

Paddle Shifter

Shift Up 

(

Paddle Shifter

Continuously variable transmission models with paddle shifters

Models with information display

Models with driver information interface

M Indicator

Shift Indicator

Shift Indicator

M Indicator

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VSA® On and Off 

(P 521)

● The vehicle stability assist (VSA®) system 

helps stabilize the vehicle during 
cornering, and helps maintain traction 
while accelerating on loose or slippery 
road surfaces.

● VSA® comes on automatically every time 

you start the engine.

● To partially disable or fully restore VSA® 

function, press and hold the button until 
you hear a beep.

Cruise Control

*

 

(P 473)

● Cruise control allows you to maintain a 

set speed without keeping your foot on 
the accelerator pedal.

● To use cruise control, press the CRUISE 

button, then press the –/SET button once 
you have achieved the desired speed 
(above 25 mph or 40 km/h).

CMBS

TM

*

 On and Off 

(P 545)
● When a possible collision is likely 

unavoidable, the CMBS

TM

 can help you to 

reduce the vehicle speed and the severity 
of the collision.

● To turn the CMBS

TM

 on or off, press and 

hold the button until you hear a beep.

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

*

 

(P 527)

● Detects a change in tire conditions and overall dimensions due to decrease in tire 

pressures.

● The TPMS is turned on automatically every time you start the engine.

● A calibration procedure must be performed when certain conditions arise.

Refueling 

(P 553)

Fuel recommendation:

Unleaded gasoline, pump octane number 87 or higher 
required

Unleaded premium gasoline, pump octane number 91 or 
higher recommended

Fuel tank capacity: 12.39 US gal (46.9 L)

Models without the label “PREMIUM RECOMMENDED”

Models with the label “PREMIUM RECOMMENDED”

a

Unlock the driver’s 
door.

Locking/Unlocking 

the Doors from 
the Inside 
(P158
)

b

Press on the edge of 
the fuel fill door to 
make it pop up 
slightly.

c

After refueling, wait 
for about five 
seconds before 
removing the filler 
nozzle.

Wait for five seconds

* Not available on all models

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Honda Sensing

TM*

Honda Sensing

TM

 is a driver support system 

which employs the use of two distinctly 
different kinds of sensors, a radar sensor 
located in the lower bumper next to the fog 
light

*

 and a front sensor camera mounted to 

the interior side of the windshield, behind 
the rearview mirror.

The camera is 
located behind the 
rearview mirror.

Front Sensor 
Camera

Radar Sensor

The radar sensor is in 
the lower bumper 
next to the fog light

*

.

Adaptive Cruise Control 
(ACC) with Low Speed 
Follow (LSF)

*

 

(P 479)

Helps maintain a constant vehicle speed and 
a set following-interval behind a vehicle 
detected ahead of yours and, if the detected 
vehicle comes to a stop, can decelerate and 
stop your vehicle, without you having to 
keep your foot on the brake or the 
accelerator.

Adaptive Cruise Control 
(ACC)

*

 

(P 495)

Helps maintain a constant vehicle speed and 
a set following-interval behind a vehicle 
detected ahead of yours, without you 
having to keep your foot on the brake or 
the accelerator.

Road Departure 
Mitigation (RDM) System 

(P 509)

Alerts and helps to assist you when the 
system detects a possibility of your vehicle 
unintentionally crossing over detected lane 
markings and/or leaving the roadway 
altogether.

Lane Keeping Assist 
System (LKAS) 

(P 513)

Provides steering input to help keep the 
vehicle in the middle of a detected lane and 
provides tactile and visual alerts if the 
vehicle is detected drifting out of its lane.

Collision Mitigation 
Braking System

TM

 

(CMBS

TM

(P 541)

Can assist you when there is a possibility of 
your vehicle colliding with a vehicle or a 
pedestrian detected in front of yours. The 
CMBS

TM

 is designed to alert you when a 

potential collision is determined, as well as 
to reduce your vehicle speed to help 
minimize collision severity when a collision is 
deemed unavoidable.

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Maintenance 

(P 559)

Under the Hood 

(P 572)

● Check engine oil, engine coolant, and windshield washer 

fluid. Add when necessary.

● Check brake/clutch

*

 fluid.

● Check the battery condition monthly.

a

Pull the hood release handle under the corner of the 
dashboard.

b

Locate the hood latch lever, pull it up, and then raise the 
hood. Once you have raised the hood slightly, you can 
release the lever.

c

When finished, close the hood and make sure it is firmly 
locked in place.

Lights 

(P 587)

● Inspect all lights regularly.

Wiper Blades 

(P 597)

● Replace blades if they leave streaks 

across the windshield.

Tires 

(P 602)

● Inspect tires and wheels regularly.

● Check tire pressures regularly.

● Install snow tires for winter driving.

Handling Summer Only tires and Ultra 
High Performance (UHP) tires in low 
ambient temperatures.

Cold Weather Driving (P612)

2.0 L engine models

* Not available on all models

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Handling the Unexpected 

(P 627)

Flat Tire 

(P 629)

● Park in a safe location and repair the flat 

tire using the temporary tire repair kit.

● Park in a safe location and replace the 

flat tire with the compact spare tire in the 
cargo area.

Indicators Come On 

(P 661)
● Identify the indicator and consult the 

owner's manual.

Models with temporary tire repair kit

Models with a compact spare tire

Engine Won’t Start 

(P 652)
● If the battery is dead, jump start using a 

booster battery.

Blown Fuse 

(P 668)

● Check for a blown fuse if an electrical 

device does not operate.

Overheating 

(P 659)

● Park in a safe location. If you do not see 

steam under the hood, open the hood, 
and let the engine cool down.

Emergency Towing 

(P 672)
● Call a professional towing service if you 

need to tow your vehicle.

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What to Do If

*1:Canadian models and 2.0 L engine models

The ignition switch does 
not turn from 

(

0

 to 

(

q

Why?

The power mode does not 
change from VEHICLE OFF 
(LOCK) to ACCESSORY. 
Why?

The steering wheel may be locked.

Try to turn the steering wheel left and right 
while turning the ignition key.

Move the steering wheel left and right after 
pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button.

The ignition switch does 
not turn from 

(

q

 to 

(

0

 and 

I cannot remove the key. 
Why?

The power mode does not 
change from ACCESSORY 
to VEHICLE OFF (LOCK). 
Why?

The shift lever should be moved to 

(

P

.

Why does the brake pedal 
pulsate slightly when 
applying the brakes?

This can occur when the ABS activates and does not indicate a 
problem. Apply firm, steady pressure on the brake pedal. Never 
pump the brake pedal.

Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) (P539)

Models without smart entry system

Models with smart entry system

*1

Models without smart entry system

Models with smart entry system

*1

Models without smart entry system

Models with smart entry system

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The rear door cannot be 
opened from inside the 
vehicle. Why?

Check if the childproof lock is in the 
lock position. If so, open the rear 
door with the outside door handle.
To cancel this function, slide the lever 
up to the unlock position.

Why do the doors lock 
after I unlocked the doors?

If you do not open the doors within 30 seconds, the doors are 
relocked automatically for security.

Why does the beeper 
sound when I open the 
driver's door?

The beeper sounds when:

The key is left in the ignition switch

*

.

The power mode

*

 is in ACCESSORY.

The exterior lights are left on.

Why does a beeper sound 
when I walk away from the 
vehicle after I close the 
door?

The beeper sounds if you move outside the walk away auto 
door lock operating range before the door completely closes.

Locking the doors and hatch (Walk away auto lock) (P151)

Models with walk away auto lock

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Why does the beeper 
sound when I start driving?

The beeper sounds when the driver and/or front passenger are 
not wearing their seat belts.

Pressing the electric 
parking brake switch does 
not release the parking 
brake. Why?

Press the electric parking brake switch with the brake pedal 
depressed.

Depressing the accelerator 
pedal does not release the 
parking brake 
automatically. Why?

Fasten the driver’s seat belt.

Check if the transmission is in 

(

P

*

 or 

(

N

. If so, select any other 

position.

Why do I hear a screeching 
sound when I apply the 
brake pedal?

The brake pads may need to be replaced. Have your vehicle 
inspected by a dealer.

I’m seeing an amber 
indicator of a tire with an 
exclamation point. What is 
that?

The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

*

 needs attention. If 

you recently inflated or changed a tire, you have to recalibrate 
the system.

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

*

 

(P527)

* Not available on all models

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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