Configuring my Honda City’s trip meter to auto-reset after every drive

I’ve set ‘Trip A’ to reset when the ignition is turned off and ‘Trip B’ to reset when fully refuelled.

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Starsky was in for a second free service @ 3454 km in the last week. It was a routine checkup and cost nothing except the time to navigate through the Wagholi traffic back-and-forth.

A couple of days back, I was parked outside a shop while my wife was busy shopping and to kill time I started flipping through the settings menu. I found one new addition to the menu that really warmed me up…

You see, one of the original dislikes that I had with Honda City was its inability to automatically reset the trip meter to 0.


The Trip 1 doesn’t reset to 0 automatically after a certain period of no use i.e. I need to remember to reset Trip 1 before every journey – our Polo used to reset Trip A after two hours of being parked and it helped to check the trip stats.

Lo and behold! The new Meter Setup menu.

It has two sub-menu,

One for Trip A

and another for Trip B

For each of the trips, we can select the meter to be reset either:

When the ignition is turned off

OR, when fully refuelled

OR, manually

I have been using these reset options and they work as advertised. I’ve set Trip A to reset When the Ignition is turned off and Trip B to reset when fully refuelled.

A small update like this makes one feel that the company is listening to feedback from the customers. I am not sure what are the grand plans of Honda in India, however, they have won a lot of trust over the years and any well-thought initiative by them will definitely help them win back the market share.

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