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Do any current owners use the power folding mirrors when they park?

Do they remain folded on while the car is off? Is it a hassle to fold them in via button every time?

I’ll need to fold mine after purchase and concerned about this feature/functionality.
 

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This is certainly just my experience and preference, but I like the fact that you manually fold or unfold them. I have a tight garage so I need to fold them before I pull in and then unfold them after I exit. Having it set up to automatically just fold once the car is in Park would not work for me. Maybe having the "option" for that would be nice but I pretty much leave them in normal position unless I'm pulling into or out of my garage. I might fold them in a tight parking space or if I am street parking, but again, I just find it nice to push the button and fold them when I want to.
 

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Thanks DaveG. It sounds like is just like what I'll need to do - manually (with the power button) when I park in the garage. And keep them in the closed position until I back out of the garage the next time I drive (and reopen via the button).

I was concerned that the car would automatically unfold them without me choosing to do so. When I was at the dealer, it seemed to do that when I opened the car door (but still running). My garage cannot hold the car with extended mirrors :)
 

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When I was at the dealer, it seemed to do that when I opened the car door (but still running).
The mirrors can turn down if you'd like them to when in Reverse (so you can see the ground while backing up). That might be what you saw at the dealer??
 

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Thanks for the clarification. I need to spend more time at the dealer (my associate didn't even know about the power fold-in mirror feature, I had to teach him) trying it out. But based on DaveG's use case, I think I'll be ok.
 

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This is certainly just my experience and preference, but I like the fact that you manually fold or unfold them. I have a tight garage so I need to fold them before I pull in and then unfold them after I exit. Having it set up to automatically just fold once the car is in Park would not work for me. Maybe having the "option" for that would be nice but I pretty much leave them in normal position unless I'm pulling into or out of my garage. I might fold them in a tight parking space or if I am street parking, but again, I just find it nice to push the button and fold them when I want to.
I am in the same exact situation with a 9" clearance...:oops:
 

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I am in the same exact situation with a 9" clearance...:oops:
The folding mirrors sold me on the Touring trim. I was hedging between EXL and Touring and when I found out the power folding mirrors were available on the Touring, that made my decision. The Honda website was never very clear about that making it look like you needed to opt for the Elite to get that option. The dealer set me straight and I never looked back at the EXL again.
 

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The folding mirrors sold me on the Touring trim. I was hedging between EXL and Touring and when I found out the power folding mirrors were available on the Touring, that made my decision. The Honda website was never very clear about that making it look like you needed to opt for the Elite to get that option. The dealer set me straight and I never looked back at the EXL again.
You also got a lot of other features by buying to Touring over the EX-L.
-Hands-Free power tailgate
-Navigation system
-Premium audio system
-Heated front seats and outboard rear seats
-Roof rails
-LED headlights
-Parking sensors (front and rear)
-Second row USB charging ports
-115 volt power outlet
-Illuminated front beverage holders
-Front door courtesy lights

The important ones for me for choosing the Touring were:
-Power tailgate
-Navigation system
-Premium audio system
-LED headlights
 

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You also got a lot of other features by buying to Touring over the EX-L.
-Hands-Free power tailgate
-Navigation system
-Premium audio system
-Heated front seats and outboard rear seats
-Roof rails
-LED headlights
-Parking sensors (front and rear)
-Second row USB charging ports
-115 volt power outlet
-Illuminated front beverage holders
-Front door courtesy lights

The important ones for me for choosing the Touring were:
-Power tailgate
-Navigation system
-Premium audio system
-LED headlights
Funny thing is I told myself they were all great options but I could live without a lot of them. Boy has that changed. I said I would use Apple Car Play and didn't need Navi. The Navi system is awesome and I use it all the time now. I said the EXL had projector LEDs and that would be ok but the headlights on the Touring are amazing. I would never get anything else in the future. I said I would probably fall over if I tried to kick and open the back tailgate, well I use it all the time now. Friends have thanked me for the heated back seats. It's funny how easily we can spoil ourselves with some of these options!
 

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Funny thing is I told myself they were all great options but I could live without a lot of them. Boy has that changed. I said I would use Apple Car Play and didn't need Navi. The Navi system is awesome and I use it all the time now. I said the EXL had projector LEDs and that would be ok but the headlights on the Touring are amazing. I would never get anything else in the future. I said I would probably fall over if I tried to kick and open the back tailgate, well I use it all the time now. Friends have thanked me for the heated back seats. It's funny how easily we can spoil ourselves with some of these options!
Comfort and convenience are more important as I age...
 

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Do any current owners use the power folding mirrors when they park?

Do they remain folded on while the car is off? Is it a hassle to fold them in via button every time?

I’ll need to fold mine after purchase and concerned about this feature/functionality.
I have to fold in my mirrors to park in my stupid tiny ass garage! They stay folded until I press the button to unfold (even when the car is off). You can save the preset for your mirror and seats and they go back to the original spots when you unfold. It's no hassle - just a push of the button.
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I have to fold in my mirrors to park in my stupid tiny ass garage! They stay folded until I press the button to unfold (even when the car is off). You can save the preset for your mirror and seats and they go back to the original spots when you unfold. It's no hassle - just a push of the button.
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it may be easier to park if you didn't have to put your PP on its side every time you wanted to back into garage
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it may be easier to park if you didn't have to put your PP on its side every time you wanted to back into garage
:D:ROFLMAO:
I know - - it’s so sad...the good news is Thursday will be my last time parking in my garage until Jume 26-ish...
 

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Wow, that is a tight fit!

To answer an earlier question, I’ve not found a situation yet where the mirrors unfold without pressing the button. I found myself once traveling down the highway before I realized I hadn’t unfolded them!

Personally, I wish they were automatic, but as I stated in a different thread, I’d be satisfied if I could fold them after I turned the engine off but before I opened the driver-side door.
 
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