Interior Features

Display Audio with HondaLink® plus Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Integration (EX and above)

What’s the Benefit?

Display Audio enables users to engage their audio system as well as select smartphone-based apps on a large, engaging and easy-to-use interface.

The Feature:

Select HR-V trims feature Display Audio with a 7-inch electrostatic touch-screen.

  • It is the gateway to many audio sources, vehicle settings, Apple CarPlay®16, Android Auto™17 integration and HondaLink®23 features—and, if equipped, the Garmin-based Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™34.
  • To take advantage of all the available features requires a connection between the system and the user’s smartphone via Bluetooth®1 HandsFreeLink® and a USB cable plugged into the USB Smartphone/Audio Interface2 in the lower deck of the center console.
  • After pairing a compatible iPhone®46 or Android™47 phone to Display Audio, the phone’s features populate on the touch-screen—so there’s no need to ever touch the phone while driving.
  • Control phone features hands-free—including music and messaging—using Siri® or The Google Assistant.
  • It makes using the phone easier while also reducing the potential for driver distraction.
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® integration are also compatible with a number of third-party smartphone apps like iHeart Radio.
  • When downloaded to the user’s Android™ or iPhone®, their icons will appear on the touch-screen and can be controlled by voice commands.
  • Compatible phones include iPhone 5 and newer, and most Android phones with Lollipop or newer operating system (OS).

The HondaLink®23smartphone app suite of features includes service-appointment scheduling at Honda dealerships, location searches, weather information, service messages from Honda and much more.

  • These features and services become available after downloading the HondaLink® app from the App Store or Google Play, and then pairing the user’s smartphone to their vehicle.
  • Access HondaLink® features in-car through Display Audio or from anywhere else using the HondaLink® smartphone app (cell signal required).

Watch How-To Basic Audio Controls Video

Watch How-To Apple CarPlay® Video

Watch How-To Android Auto™ Video