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Available Features for the Honda

  

Model Year 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008
Model
Trim DX LX EX EX-L Si Hybrid
Engines  
1.8L I4
OHC-4v
140 hp@6500
128 lb-ft@4300
 1.8L I4<br>OHC-4v<br>140 hp@6500 <br>128 lb-ft@4300 is a standard feature.  1.8L I4<br>OHC-4v<br>140 hp@6500 <br>128 lb-ft@4300 is a standard feature.  1.8L I4<br>OHC-4v<br>140 hp@6500 <br>128 lb-ft@4300 is a standard feature.  1.8L I4<br>OHC-4v<br>140 hp@6500 <br>128 lb-ft@4300 is a standard feature.    
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
197 hp@7800
139 lb-ft@6200
         2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>197 hp@7800 <br>139 lb-ft@6200 is a standard feature.  
1.5L I4 Hybrid
OHC-2v
110 hp@5500
127 lb-ft@1000
           1.5L I4 Hybrid<br>OHC-2v<br>110 hp@5500 <br>127 lb-ft@1000 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed manual 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature.    
5-speed automatic 5-speed automatic is an optional feature. 5-speed automatic is an optional feature. 5-speed automatic is an optional feature. 5-speed automatic is an optional feature.    
6-speed manual         6-speed manual is a standard feature.  
CVT           CVT is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
195/65HR15 tires 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature. 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature. 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature. 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature.    
205/55HR16 tires   205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature.
215/45VR17 tires         215/45VR17 tires is a standard feature.  
215/45WR17 tires         215/45WR17 tires is an optional feature.  
195/65R15 tires           195/65R15 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
No audio No audio is a standard feature.          
Unbranded, 160W, 4 speakers   Unbranded, 160W, 4 speakers is a standard feature.        
Unbranded, 160W, 6 speakers     Unbranded, 160W, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 160W, 6 speakers is a standard feature.   Unbranded, 160W, 6 speakers is a standard feature.
Unbranded, 350W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)         Unbranded, 350W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is a standard feature.  
Accessories  
Cruise control   Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks   Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.     Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.       4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.  
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.             Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).           Stability control is a standard feature.  
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire   Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.           Traction control is a standard feature.  
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning   Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel     Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.             Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.     Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
CD player   CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.     Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Intermittent wipers Intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Intermittent wipers is a standard feature.        
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.     MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.       Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.     Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.       Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
SD Card slotSD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.       SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature.
SD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.       Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.       Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Exterior  
Bodyside moldingsMoldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.   Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature.
Moldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.           Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.  
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.           Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof     Sunroof is a standard feature. Sunroof is a standard feature. Sunroof is a standard feature.  
Gas Guzzler Tax  
-2100           -2100 is a standard feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Digital instruments Digital instruments is a standard feature. Digital instruments is a standard feature. Digital instruments is a standard feature. Digital instruments is a standard feature. Digital instruments is a standard feature. Digital instruments is a standard feature.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.         Heated mirrors is a standard feature.    
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.     Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display     Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.     Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.             Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors           Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, driver Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, passenger Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Powertrain  
Limited-slip front differentialWhen one front wheel spins, the differential locks up, sending power to the wheel with better traction.           Limited-slip front differential is a standard feature.  
When one front wheel spins, the differential locks up, sending power to the wheel with better traction.
Short-throw shifter (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.           Short-throw shifter (optional) is a standard feature.  
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.   Front buckets is a standard feature.
Front sport buckets         Front sport buckets is a standard feature.  
Second-row 3-person bench Second-row 3-person bench is a standard feature. Second-row 3-person bench is a standard feature.       Second-row 3-person bench is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench     Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.  
Center armrest(s), front row   Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row     Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.  
Floor mats   Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.  
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats       Heated front seats is a standard feature.    
Leather door panel trim       Leather door panel trim is a standard feature.    
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.         Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.    
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel       Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.  
Manual height adjuster, driver seat Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Metal pedals         Metal pedals is a standard feature.  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels     Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.           Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.  
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Available Features of the 2008 Honda

2008 Honda Available Features: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
sunroof and nav in an ecnomy car see full Honda review
2007 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
New features like Tire Pressure Monitoring System, thermometer gauge, sunroof. see full Honda review
2008 Honda Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
No power seats was a letdown. Radio station ID not available. No Sirius, just XM. Doors have to be all shut before remote fob will lock them. see full Honda review
2008 4dr Sedan 110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Simply preferred style and feel of Prius better than Civic. see full Honda review
2007 4dr Sedan 110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
2007 models did not offer luxuries like heated seats, leather, dual zone climate control, auto wipers, auto lights, auto dimming or heated mirrors, sunroof, etc. that I miss from my previous vehicle. see full Honda review
2007 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
They all cost extra. The base car looks like a Japanese Nova. see full Honda review
 
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