Honda CR-V: Electrical Power Outlets

The auxiliary 12 Volt (13 Amp) power outlets can provide power for in-cab accessories designed for use with the standard plug. The 12 Volt power outlets have a cap attached to the outlet indicating "12V DC," together with either a key symbol or a battery symbol.

A key symbol indicates that the key must be in the ON/RUN or ACC positions for the outlet to provide power. The battery symbol indicates that the outlet is connected to the battery, and can provide power at all times.

NOTE: To ensure proper operation, a MOPAR knob and element must be used.

The auxiliary power outlets can be found in the following locations:


  • Do not exceed the maximum power of 160Watts (13 Amps) at 12 Volts. If the 160Watts (13 Amps) power rating is exceeded, the fuse protecting the system will need to be replaced.
  • Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not insert any other object in the power outlets as this will damage the outlet and blow the fuse. Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage not covered by your New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Electrical Power Outlets
Power Outlets - Center Stack

Electrical Power Outlets
Power Outlet - Center Console

Electrical Power Outlets
Power Outlet - Upper Lid

Electrical Power Outlets
Power Outlet - Rear Center Console

The key symbol indicates that this outlet can supply power when the key is in the ON/RUN or ACC positions.

All accessories connected to the outlet(s) should be removed or turned off when the vehicle is not in use to protect the battery against discharge.


To avoid serious injury or death:



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