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I've only put around 80 miles on my 2.0T Sport but here are a few things I like/dislike about it so far.

Like:
  • Sensing Suite is awesome!
  • Infotainment
  • Engine/Trans combo is perfect (10-speed)
  • Auto-lock after walking away
  • Back-up camera views
Dislike:
  • Auto High Beams (this drives me bananas and you cant shut it off)
  • A/C doesnt blow from center vents when Face/Floor venting is selected
  • Stereo is nothing amazing
  • No digital read-out for mph but there is for kph
  • Can see hood vibrating at idle
 

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Auto beams reset

I have found with Auto Highbeams enabled it is easy to disable by merely pulling on light switch lever for a second such as when flashing brights at another driver.
 

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I've only put around 80 miles on my 2.0T Sport but here are a few things I like/dislike about it so far.

Like:
  • Sensing Suite is awesome!
  • Infotainment
  • Engine/Trans combo is perfect (10-speed)
  • Auto-lock after walking away
  • Back-up camera views
Dislike:
  • Auto High Beams (this drives me bananas and you cant shut it off)
  • A/C doesnt blow from center vents when Face/Floor venting is selected
  • Stereo is nothing amazing
  • No digital read-out for mph but there is for kph
  • Can see hood vibrating at idle
In general I agree with your review except; auto high beams. This is very high on my approval list. On hilly, curvy, two lane roads it is way more responsive than I could ever be. High beams are a necessity for finding the unexpected at night. Haven’t seen this feature since the 50’s on GM cars. Today’s version is far better or course. Ours even responds to the car ahead going the same direction. The selection of vents is the reason why they offer these options. Just use the one you find you like best. I guess I could live without the Lane Keeping Assist and the smart cruise control. Too much like someone else is in control. Our differing views are reasons the auto mfrs. must not sleep well at night.
 

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Turn your regular headlight setting from auto to on, problem solved. You don't need automatic headlights in the dark at night. Also, change distance units from metric to standard. As for your front center vents not working on face/feet, that's strange and you should have that checked out.

I think Honda may be addressing the vibrating hood issue. Seems to happen on all of these at various speeds. I've tried tweaking the rubber stoppers under the hood though it didn't seem to change anything.

I agree with you on the stereo.
 

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In general I agree with your review except; auto high beams. This is very high on my approval list. On hilly, curvy, two lane roads it is way more responsive than I could ever be. High beams are a necessity for finding the unexpected at night. Haven’t seen this feature since the 50’s on GM cars. Today’s version is far better or course. Ours even responds to the car ahead going the same direction. The selection of vents is the reason why they offer these options. Just use the one you find you like best. I guess I could live without the Lane Keeping Assist and the smart cruise control. Too much like someone else is in control. Our differing views are reasons the auto mfrs. must not sleep well at night.
But wait, there’s more. Just took a ride in my Sport 2.0 10 speed. There is indeed air flowing from my center vents with the system in default auto climate; center and floor. 92F right now. The best A/C I have ever seen. Been buying A/C cars since ‘73.
 

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Love everything about the car! However I can't stand how the hood vibrates and flex while driving way to flimsy! No boost gauge option on a manual (of the transmissions manual should have that option) and incondesiant turn signal bulbs in the rear should be LED.
 

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I've only put around 80 miles on my 2.0T Sport but here are a few things I like/dislike about it so far.

Like:
  • Sensing Suite is awesome!
  • Infotainment
  • Engine/Trans combo is perfect (10-speed)
  • Auto-lock after walking away
  • Back-up camera views
Dislike:
  • Auto High Beams (this drives me bananas and you cant shut it off)
  • A/C doesnt blow from center vents when Face/Floor venting is selected
  • Stereo is nothing amazing
  • No digital read-out for mph but there is for kph
  • Can see hood vibrating at idle
There is a digital MPH readout in HUD.
 
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Grrr. Old thread... okay, for the next new owner that sees this thread, try it out please.
Also, you can turn of auto high beams while still retaining all of the other automatic light features. Try this for us: (I'm curious if this is all it takes or if there's a step you have to do first.)
While your headlights are on in auto mode at night, pull to flash for one second. If the Auto lights symbol goes out, it's off.
 

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Hood Vibration ?

Love everything about the car! However I can't stand how the hood vibrates and flex while driving way to flimsy! No boost gauge option on a manual (of the transmissions manual should have that option) and Incandescent Turn Signal bulbs in the rear should be LED.
I Believe The Hood Vibration really has to do with the Hinges .. Not the Hood - First Off ..

Always Turning On then Off or Flashing - puts a lot of stress on Bulbs . . so Not sure what Honda's Thinking was ..


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The second part of the strategy involves development of Higher Resolution Radar so that it can support the needs of Future Highly automated driving solutions. Today, radar is one of three primary sensing modes along with lidar and cameras for most of the automated driving systems in development. Cameras are great for object classification while lidar works well for measuring distance and building three-dimensional maps of the environment. However, both have difficulty seeing through poor weather like rain, snow or fog. Radar does a much better job in these Scenarios and is Excellent for Measuring Speed and Range of objects. ( These Newer systems are Suppose to see in Fog )
 

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I do not have any of the dislikes that the OP mentioned. He has a 2.0T Sport, but didn't mention the build date. I have a 2.0T Touring with a build date of March (03/18) so, that may be the difference.

Reference his dislikes:

  • Auto High Beams -- As mentioned, can be turned off.
  • A/C vents -- Blows wherever I want.
  • Stereo -- Sounds great to me (Touring: 450 watt system vs Sport: 180 watt system).
  • Digital Speedometer -- Shows in my HUD.
  • Hood Vibration -- None on mine.
 
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I have to agree Keyboard.

With regards to the stereo, I feel like I've found some pretty good settings combined with getting rid of the rattles in the back deck and disabling the ANC. It still could use better speakers in the front doors, but it's pretty good now. :smile: For those that want to try it: Default fade and balance, Bass and Sub +3, Mid -2, Treble -1.

I use the auto-climate control so I suppose I'd have to try the specific settings that the OP was using to see if the center vents worked in that scenario.
 

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I have to agree Keyboard.

With regards to the stereo, I feel like I've found some pretty good settings combined with getting rid of the rattles in the back deck and disabling the ANC. It still could use better speakers in the front doors, but it's pretty good now. :smile: For those that want to try it: Default fade and balance, Bass and Sub +3, Mid -2, Treble -1.

I use the auto-climate control so I suppose I'd have to try the specific settings that the OP was using to see if the center vents worked in that scenario.
Like your audio settings MSMV1. Thanks.
 
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My top 5 likes with the 1.5 touring
1..the style, especially with the tint
2..the sport mode with paddle shifters
3. great sound
4. HUD is best around
5. quiet, smooth ride on the highway
 

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