The general notion of owning a Honda Civic is you are buying one of the most popular compact sedans on the planet. The Honda Civic has long been the top selling sedans because of its affordability, dependability, and functionality. To put it in simple terms; the Civic is a complete car. It has all the features that you could possibly want with a lot of hidden features to boot. Here is a guide that may help you in discovering the many hidden treasures both inside and outside the 2014 Honda Civic EX and how to properly utilize them to enhance your driving experience.
One of the coolest upgrades that Honda mad for 2014 is the Civic's CVT transmission, which provides better pickup and gas mileage. This is essential for people who travel far and wide regularly. With the CVT transmission, users get more miles on the gallon in city and highway driving. This works wonderfully for mixing both city and highway driving.
Lane Watch Camera
The Lane Watch Camera feature is located on the right side mirror of the vehicle. What this feature does is to transmit video feed of the right side of the vehicle inside its cabin's center console. By using the right turn signal, the camera is enabled and it provides a clear and wide video feed of the vehicle's entire right side, which should be extremely helpful for parking purposes.
Smart Key Entry
The Smart Key Entry feature in the 2014 Honda Civic EX is one of the more popular features that Civic owners are extremely happy with because it allows them to constantly avoid having to use their key fobs to enter or exit their vehicles. With this Smart Key Entry system, you can lock/unlock the car doors as well as the vehicle's trunk and you can even start the engine without ever having to use your key fob. The only requirement in using this feature is your key has to be in your pocket. In addition, the Smart Key system also prevents you from accidentally leaving your key fob inside the trunk as it automatically opens when the key is shut inside.
Automatic Push Button Start
This feature is part of the Smart Key Entry system and it allows drivers to start or stop the engine with a simple push of the Start/Stop button located on the right hand side behind the vehicle's steering wheel. To use this function properly, drivers must step on the brake pedal before pushing the Start/Stop button otherwise the feature will not be functional.
Dual USB Inputs
The 2014 Honda Civic EX has many features that other vehicles simply lack. One of them is dual USB inputs where users can connect their mobile devices on. The USB inputs are located underneath the center console and inside the storage compartment located between the front seats. To put it into perspective, most vehicles only contain one USB input for mobile devices.
One of the more high-tech features of the Civic is the HondaLink, which is an application that users can synchronize their smart phones with to utilize numerous applications provided by Honda. With this application, users can stream music, browse the internet, and even download navigation maps that they can use to help them drive. In addition, HondaLink actually mirrors any smart phone's interface and transmits it into the center console. With this capability, users are able to text, call, play games, and watch movies on the vehicle's center console.
Another tech-savvy feature in the Civic's center console is the Bluetooth Connectivity feature that lets driver sync their smart phones or tablets with the car's central computer. When drivers sync their devices via Bluetooth, they can perform the following functions:
- Access personal phonebooks
- Add favorite numbers to speed dial
The Voice Recognition feature is limited to iPhones with SIRI application. If you have this application on you iPhone, you can utilize the amazing voice recognition feature that allows you to send text messages and emails, seek weather updates, and even make appointments without ever having to press any button. To activate the voice control, simply press the Voice Activation button located below the steering wheel.
With the HDMI cable connector that comes with the 2014 Civic EX, drivers can mirror their smart phone's interface on the center console. This application works best with iPhones and it lets users play video games online as long as the car is on park. It also allows users to watch movies on HBO to Go, and even allows web browsing on Facebook and Instagram. Keep in mind that this feature only works when the vehicle is on park.
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