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Engineering
  DX LX EX/EX-L
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1798 1798 1798
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 140 @ 6500 140 @ 6500 140 @ 6500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300
Redline (rpm) 6700 6700 6700
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3
Compression Ratio 10.6:1 10.6:1 10.6:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Standard Standard Standard
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System Standard Standard Standard
Front-Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Eco Assist™ System[1]  Standard Standard Standard
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2/PZEV[2]  ULEV-2/PZEV[2]  ULEV-2/PZEV[2] 
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer Standard Standard Standard
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups[3]  Standard Standard Standard
Transmissions
  DX LX EX/EX-L
5-Speed Manual Transmission Standard Standard EX without Navigation only
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.143, 2nd: 1.870, 3rd: 1.235, 4th: 0.949, 5th: 0.727, Reverse: 3.308, Final Drive: 4.29      
Compact 5-Speed Automatic Transmission Available Available Available (EX w/o Navi)
Standard (EX w/Navi/EX-L)
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.666, 2nd: 1.534, 3rd: 1.022, 4th: 0.721, 5th: 0.525, Reverse: 1.957, Final Drive: 4.44      
Body/Suspension/Chassis
  DX LX EX/EX-L
Unit-Body Construction Standard Standard Standard
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension Standard Standard Standard
Multi-Link Rear Suspension Standard Standard Standard
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 18.0 / 11.0 18.0 / 11.0 18.0 / 11.0
Motion-Adaptive Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS) Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.11 3.11 3.11
Steering Ratio 16.08 16.08 16.08
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 35.5 35.5 35.5
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9  
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in, front/rear)     10.3 / 10.2
Wheels 15" with Full Covers 15" with Full Covers 16" Alloys
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89H P195 / 65 R15 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements
  DX LX EX/EX-L
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 103.2 103.2
Length (in) 175.5 175.5 175.5
Height (in) 55.0 55.0 55.0
Width (in) 69.0 69.0 69.0
Track (in, front/rear) 59.0 / 59.9 59.0 / 59.9 59.0 / 59.9
Curb Weight (lbs, MT/AT) 2594/2657 2615/2678 2681 / 2745 (EX) 2703 / 2767 (EX w/Navi) NA / 2756 (EX-L) NA / 2778 (EX-L w/Navi)
Weight Distribution
(%, front/rear, MT)
61 / 39 61 / 39 60 / 40 (EX)
Weight Distribution
(%, front/rear, AT)
62 / 38 62 / 38 61 / 39 (EX/EX-L)
Interior Measurements
  DX LX EX/EX-L
Headroom (in, front/rear) 38.1 / 34.3 38.1 / 34.3 37.7 / 34.3
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.2 / 30.8 42.2 / 30.8 42.2 / 30.8
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 55.1 / 52.2 55.1 / 52.2 55.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 53.2 / 49.0 53.2 / 49.0 53.2 / 49.0
Cargo Volume (cu ft) 11.7 11.7 11.7
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 83.2 83.2 82.6
Seating Capacity 5 5 5
EPA Mileage Estimates[4] / Fuel
  DX LX EX/EX-L
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 36 / 31 28 / 36 / 31 28 / 36 / 31 (EX)
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 39 / 32 28 / 39 / 32 28 / 39 / 32
Fuel (gal) 13.2 13.2 13.2
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded
Safety
  DX LX EX/EX-L
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions Standard Standard Standard
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System Standard Standard Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder Standard Standard Standard
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS) Standard Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Standard Standard Standard
Side Curtain Airbags Standard Standard Standard
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control[5]  Standard Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)[6]  Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Standard Standard Standard
Side-Impact Door Beams Standard Standard Standard
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All) Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Exterior Features
  DX LX EX/EX-L
One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature     Standard
Integrated-Rear Window Antenna Standard Standard Standard
Security System with Remote Entry   with Trunk Release with Trunk Release
Manually Operated Side Mirrors Black    
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors   Standard Heated (EX-L)
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers Standard Standard  
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers     Standard
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers Standard Standard Standard
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Auto Off Standard Standard with Auto-On/Off (EX-L)
Body-Colored Door Handles Black Standard Standard
Comfort & Convenience
  DX LX EX/EX-L
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System   Standard Standard
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition and FM Traffic[7]      Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[8]      Standard
Power Windows Standard    
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window   Standard Standard
Power Door Locks with Auto-Lock Feature   Standard Standard
Illuminated Driver's Window and Door Lock Controls   Standard Standard
Cruise Control   Standard Standard
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel     EX-L
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls   Cruise / Audio / i-MID Cruise / Audio / Phone / i-MID / Navi (available)
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column Standard Standard Standard
Beverage Holders Front Front Front
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment Standard Standard Standard
Door-Pocket Storage Bins (front) Standard Standard Standard
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket     Standard
Coin Tray Standard Standard Standard
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release with Lock Standard Standard Standard
Headlights-On Reminder Standard Standard Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Map Lights   Standard Standard
Floor Mats   Standard Standard
12-Volt Power Outlet Front Front Front and Center Console
Driver's Footrest Standard Standard Standard
Rear Window Defroster with Timer Standard Standard Standard
Cargo Area Light Standard Standard Standard
Seating
  DX LX EX/EX-L
Leather-Trimmed Seats     EX-L
Heated Front Seats     EX-L
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment Standard Standard Standard
Reclining Front Seatbacks Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Head Restraints Standard Standard Standard
Fold-Down Rear Seatback Standard Standard 60/40 Split
Passenger-Side Walk-In Feature   Standard Standard
Audio Systems
  DX LX EX/EX-L
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers   Standard  
360-Watt AM/FM/CD Premium Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer     Standard
XM® Radio[9]      with Navigation
USB Audio Interface[10]    Standard Standard
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack   Standard Standard
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability[11]    Standard Standard
Radio Data System (RDS)   Standard Standard
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)   Standard Standard
Instrumentation
  DX LX EX/EX-L
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
ABS Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Airbag System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Blue Backlit Gauges Standard Standard Standard
Brake System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Coolant Temperature Indicators Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Indicators   Standard Standard
Digital Speedometer Standard Standard Standard
Door and Trunk Open Indicators Standard Standard Standard
DRL Indicator Standard Standard Standard
ECON Button Standard Standard Standard
ECON Mode Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Fuel Level Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Headlight-On Indicator Standard Standard Standard
High-Beam Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Immobilizer System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Instant Fuel Economy Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Low Tire-Pressure Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Low-Fuel Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Maintenance Minder Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Malfunction Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Seat Belt Reminder Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Security System Indicator   Standard Standard
Shift Lever Position Indicator 5AT 5AT 5AT
System Message Indicator   Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
TPMS Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Turn Signal/Hazard Indicators Standard Standard Standard
Two-Tier Instrument Panel Standard Standard Standard
VSA System and Off Indicators Standard Standard Standard
Washer Fluid Level Indicator Standard Standard Standard
intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID)
  DX LX EX/EX-L
Average Fuel Economy Indicators Standard Standard Standard
Average Speed Indicator   Standard Standard
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[8]      Standard
Clock Standard Standard Standard
Customizable Door Lock Settings   Standard Standard
Customizable Interior Light Settings   Standard Standard
Customizable Language Settings   Standard Standard
Customizable Screen Color Settings   Standard Standard
Customizable Wallpaper Settings   Standard Standard
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators   Standard Standard
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2) Standard Standard Standard
Elapsed Time Indicator   Standard Standard
Exterior Temperature Indicator     Standard
FM Traffic     with Navigation
Maintenance Minder™ System Standard Standard Standard
Miles-to-Empty Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Turn-By-Turn Directions     with Navigation
Welcome Screen   Standard Standard
 
[1]  Eco Assist is a trademark of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and may not be used or reproduced without prior written approval.
[2]  PZEV (Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) 5AT models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. 5AT models in non-CARB states and 5MT models in all 50 states are ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
[3]  Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[4]  Based on 2012 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
[5]  VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
[6]  For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[7]  The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available on EX and EX-L models in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (FM Traffic service only available in the United States, except Alaska). Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[8]  The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under license.
[9]  XM services require a subscription after 90-day trial period. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement; see www.siriusxm.com. If you decide to continue your XM service at the end of your complimentary trial, the plan you choose will automatically be renewed and you will be billed at then-current rates until you call XM at 1-800-967-2346 to cancel. Fees and programming subject to change. Available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. ©2011 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its subsidiaries.
[10]  The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[11]  Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.