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Just started using the leather seat heaters. A bit disappointed. Very slow to warm up and more initial heat in the lower back then the seat. I previously had a Civic Touring sedan. The seat heaters were faster and more even heat. Plus in the Civic, when you turned the car off, the seat heaters turned off. In the CR-V, if they are on when you turn the car off, they're on when you start the car.

Anyone else notice these things?
 

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These do warm up slow and the heated steering wheel is also a bit slow to warm up, it was 29 this morning so I really needed these on.
 

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Just started using the leather seat heaters. A bit disappointed. Very slow to warm up and more initial heat in the lower back then the seat. I previously had a Civic Touring sedan. The seat heaters were faster and more even heat. Plus in the Civic, when you turned the car off, the seat heaters turned off. In the CR-V, if they are on when you turn the car off, they're on when you start the car.

Anyone else notice these things?
Granted I cant speak for the Hybrid, but I find the 1.5T CR-V bottom warmers heat up far more quickly than they did on my 10G Civic Prestige.
 

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I have never used my heated seats but I have used the heated steering wheel and that is very good
 

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When it's cold outside we remote start our Touring.

The seats are warm when we get in...
Both of them? Isn't it just the drivers seat that automatically warms up with the remote start? Unless you're leaving them both on when you turn the car off?
 

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Both of them? Isn't it just the drivers seat that automatically warms up with the remote start? Unless you're leaving them both on when you turn the car off?
I'm not 100% sure, but the Wife never complains about a cold seat when we do a remote start...

(I know this is ripe for jokes but it is a truthful statement of fact).
 

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Just started using the leather seat heaters. A bit disappointed. Very slow to warm up and more initial heat in the lower back then the seat. I previously had a Civic Touring sedan. The seat heaters were faster and more even heat. Plus in the Civic, when you turned the car off, the seat heaters turned off. In the CR-V, if they are on when you turn the car off, they're on when you start the car.

Anyone else notice these things?
I did notice the heaters "remember" whether they were on or off. Not sure if I like this or not, it is not the behavior I expected.
But this could be an advantage, being able to have the heaters come on when you remote start the vehicle, not possible if they behaved like the Civic.
The heaters seem to warm up quickly for me. Perhaps this is because I have an EX with cloth seats? Leather seats might warm up more slowly?
 

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When you use the fob remote start on a cold morning I thought that the seat heaters were suppose to come on so your seat is warm when you get in. I have found that this is not the case. Do I need to change a setting to make this work?
 

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I wasn't aware it was supposed to be automatic. I just leave the heater on when I turn off the car if I think it might be cold in the morning.
 

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I wasn't aware it was supposed to be automatic. I just leave the heater on when I turn off the car if I think it might be cold in the morning.
I tried that. First I remote start and the car runs the heater but the seat heaters stay off. After I get it and press the power button, then the seat heaters come on at the level I left them at the day before.
 

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I haven't studied this area of my Cr-V, but I can tell you GM got it right on my Suburban. That auto start observes the outdoor temp, and if its cold, turns on defroster at high heat, and seat heaters on high, AND the heated steering wheel. If it is hot, it turns on Max AC and the Ventilated Seats.

Was hoping the CR-V did the seats and AC too.
 

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I haven't studied this area of my Cr-V, but I can tell you GM got it right on my Suburban. That auto start observes the outdoor temp, and if its cold, turns on defroster at high heat, and seat heaters on high, AND the heated steering wheel. If it is hot, it turns on Max AC and the Ventilated Seats.

Was hoping the CR-V did the seats and AC too.
GM does get some things right. The dealer mechanic who evaluated my Envoy as a trade bought it. He knew a good one when he saw it (the air suspension had been replaced with Monroe coils).
"Remote Start" has a somewhat different meaning for hybrids, but is probably not safe in a closed garage, any more than a normal ICE vehicle would be. Perhaps I should invest in a garage heater?
 

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The seat and steering wheel seem to heat up quickly enough for me - I can feel warmth withing a minute or two. I'm used to a non-heated steering wheel though so maybe I'm just easily impressed.
 
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