Using Automatic Climate Control

The automatic climate control system maintains the interior temperature you select.

The system also selects the proper mix of heated or cooled air that raises or lowers the interior temperature to your preference as quickly as possible.

Use the system when the engine is running.

Use the system when the engine is running.

1. Press the AUTO button.
2. Adjust the interior temperature using the driver’s side or passenger’s side temperature control switch.
3. Press the cancel. (On/off) button to cancel.

In addition to the button/switch operations, you can control the climate control system from the On Demand Multi-Use DisplayTM touch screen.

If any buttons/icons on the touch screen are pressed while using the climate control system in AUTO, the function of the button/icon that was pressed will take priority.

The AUTO indicator will go off, but functions unrelated to the button/icon that was pressed will be controlled automatically.

To prevent cold air from blowing in from outside, the fan may operate at low speed for a while after the AUTO button has been pressed.

If the interior is very warm, you can cool it down more rapidly by partially opening the windows, turning the system on auto, and setting the temperature to low. Change the fresh mode to recirculation mode until the temperature cools down.

When you set the temperature to the lower or upper limit, Lo or Hi is displayed.

Pressing the the climate control  button switches the climate control system between on and off. When turned on, the system returns to your last selection.

When you unlock the doors with your remote, the driver’s ID (Driver 1 or Driver 2) is detected, and the climate control settings are turned to the respective mode automatically when you set the power mode to ON.

■Operating from the On Demand Multi-Use DisplayTM

You can store two customized climate control

You can store two customized climate control settings to the system and recall them from the On Demand Multi-Use DisplayTM.

■ Changing the interior temperature setting

1. Select the driver’s or passenger’s side

1. Select the driver’s or passenger’s side temperature control.
2. Change the temperature setting from the following: Temperature bar: Select a point where your desired temperature setting is.

Farther to the left is for a lower, and to the right for a higher setting.

setting one degree at a time.: To raise or lower the temperature setting one degree at a time.

While you select and hold temperature decreases or increases., the temperature decreases or increases.

MAX COOL ON/OFF: To rapidly cool down the interior.
- The AUTO indicator comes on. The setting returns to the previously selected value when you select it again.

MAX HEAT ON/OFF: To rapidly warm up the interior.
- The AUTO indicator comes on. The setting returns to the previously selected value when you select it again.

When you set the temperature to the lower or upper limit, Lo or Hi is displayed.

When you set the MAX COOL or MAX HEAT, MAX COOL or MAX HEAT is displayed.

■ Switching the vent mode

1. Select the driver’s or passenger’s side

1. Select the driver’s or passenger’s side vent mode.
2. Select a desired vent mode icon, or Driver Mode Auto (driver’s side)/Passenger Mode Auto (passenger’s side): The system automatically selects the vent mode most suitable to the ambient environment.

Vent mode center : Dashboard vents and back of the center console back of : Dashboard and floor vents, and back of the center console : Floor and defroster vents : Floor vents (driver’s side: Floor and defroster vents (driver’s side only)

■ A/C on and off

1. Select A/C.

1. Select A/C.
2. Select ON or OFF.

While the climate control system is in AUTO, Driver Mode Auto or Passenger Mode Auto is highlighted.

■ SYNC on and off

1. Select SYNC.

1. Select SYNC.
2. Select ON for synchronized mode, and OFF for dual mode.
- When in synchronized mode, the passenger’s side temperature and vent mode become the same as the driver’s side settings.
3. Adjust the temperature or change the mode from the driver’s side.

■ Changing the fan speed

1. Select .

1. Select 2. Change the fan speed with one of the.
2. Change the fan speed with one of the following: The fan speed level indicators: Select your desired speed level. The smaller indicator is for a slower speed, and the larger for a faster speed.

time.: To go up or down one level at a time.

Fan AUTO: The system automatically selects the fan speed most suitable to the ambient environment.

When you press the button, the system changes to synchronized mode.

When the system is in dual mode, the driver’s side temperature and vent mode, and the passenger’s side temperature and vent mode can be set separately.

You can also return to dual mode by changing the passenger’s side temperature or switching the vent mode.

Models with navigation system

The system adjusts each temperature based on the information of the sunlight sensor and the sun position updated by the navigation system’s GPS.

While the climate control system is in AUTO, Fan AUTO is highlighted.

■ Switching between the recirculation and fresh air modes

1.Select ,

1.Select or, or currently shown. currently shown.
2. Switch the mode depending on environmental conditions to the following: air (Recirculation Mode): Recirculates air from the vehicle’s interior through the system.

between the recirculation and fresh air modes (Auto Mode): Automatically switch between the recirculation and fresh air modes most suitable to environmental conditions. If the ambient temperature is low, the mode may not change to recirculation to keep the windows from fogging up.

ventilation. Keep the system in fresh air mode (Fresh Air Mode): Maintains outside ventilation. Keep the system in fresh air mode in normal situations.

While the climate control system is in AUTO, highlighted. is highlighted.

■Defrosting the Windshield and Windows

Pressing the  button turns the

Pressing the air button turns the air conditioning system on and automatically switches the system to fresh air mode.

Press the the button again to turn off, the system returns to the previous settings.

■ To rapidly defrost the windows

1. Press the  button.

1. Press the button.

2. Select the recirculation mode.

For your safety, make sure you have a clear view through all the windows before driving. Do not set the temperature near the upper or lower limit.

When cold air hits the windshield, the outside of the windshield may fog up.

If the side windows fog up, adjust the vents so that the air hits the side windows

After defrosting the windows, switch over to fresh air mode.

If you keep the system in recirculation mode, the windows may fog up from humidity. This impedes visibility.

■Rear Temperature Control Dial

You can set the rear passenger compartment

You can set the rear passenger compartment temperature different than the driver’s, using the rear temperature control dial.

The rear temperature can be adjusted when the Dial up to raise climate control system is on.

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