This is Why You Replace Your Honda's Cabin Air Filter

A cabin air filter efficiently cleans the air that comes through the vents and into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It does the same thing as your engine air filter, but this one protects the inside of your car. A cabin air filter helps to remove pollen, dust, and other airborne contaminants and respiratory irritants from the air.

Like the engine air filter, a cabin air filter can become clogged over time. This can cause reduced airflow and poor air quality in the cabin. It is important to replace your cabin air filter regularly, especially if you have allergies or respiratory problems. Your vehicle is a siphon for free-flowing, airborne particulates. When air flow is stagnant, it irritates your allergy symptoms-- but the cabin air filter can help with that.

Cabin Air Filter Replacement for Honda & Acura

In case you don't know, here's what your cabin air filter looks like. It is located in the passenger compartment, usually behind the glove box.

It contains activated carbon that specializes in the removal of odors and fumes, including those from carbon monoxide and smog. (If you are obsessed with that new car smell and want to help keep it intact, change this filter twice per year.)

Please find your make and model in the chart below for compatibility. If you see your vehicle listed, refer to this replacement cabin air filter for Acura and Honda. It is a brand new, high-quality aftermarket part that is ready to be installed right away.

ACURA/HONDA Compatibility List



  • CSX (2007-2011)
  • ILX (2013-2018)
  • MDX Gas (2007-2018)
  • RDX (2007-2018)
  • RL (2005-2012)
  • RLX (2014-2018)
  • TL (2004-2014)
  • TLX (2015-2018)
  • TSX (2004-2014)
  • ZDX (2010-2013)
  • Accord (2003-2018)
  • Accord Crosstour (2010-2011)
  • Civic (2006-2015)
  • Croostour (2012-2015)
  • CR-V (2007-2016)
  • Odyssey (2005-2017)
  • Pilot (2009-2018)
  • Ridgeline (2006-2018)


So, what is so important about changing your cabin air filter?

1) Your Car is DIRTY

The cabin air filter keeps the quality of the air you breathe while driving fresh and clean. Cabin air filters remove pollen, dust, smoke, and other airborne contaminants from the incoming airflow before it enters the cabin. This helps to keep your vision clear while driving and reduces respiratory irritation.

Your car is a crowded space. Dander, pollen, dust, skin cells, hair, where does it all go? It collects inside your cabin, especially front and passenger seats.

A cabin air filter creates airflow while your vehicle is running, and removes airborne particles that accumulate and get trapped around your front seat. Plus, it keeps odor molecules away.

2) Maintenance is a Money-Saver

Keep your ventilation performing smoothly. Your ventilation system will last longer and save you more money in the long run. The air vents filter more than just airborne particulates. It delivers your heat and A/C, as well as your breathing air!

Furthermore, the cabin air filter can be washed and reused. However, this is optional and it is not recommended to reuse more than one time.

3) Reduce Driving Stress

Maintaining your cabin air filter also contributes to an easier driving experience. Fog and condensation forms inside of the car as well, especially with cars that are poorly ventilated. This makes the inside of the vehicle difficult to defrost, defog, and increases the chance of getting into a motor vehicle accident. 

A new cabin air filter will help to reduce fog and condensation buildup.

Signs of Requiring Cabin Air Filter Replacement

There are a few signs that you may need to replace your cabin air filter. If you notice any of these issues, it is important-- and also easy-- to have the cabin air filter replaced.

  • Reduced airflow/difficult to get A/C or heat
  • Strange smells coming from vents especially when you turn on A/C or heat
  • Poor air quality while driving, allergy symptoms triggered
  • Condensation appearing inside vehicle


Cabin air filters are an important part of your car, but they are often overlooked. Be sure to keep up with regular maintenance and replacement to ensure the best possible driving experience for you and your passengers.

Trusted by Professionals

Cabin air filters are one of the easiest parts of your vehicle to maintain. Removing and replacing it is so simple for how much good it contributes!

LifeSupplyUSA replacement air filters are made of premium quality that professionals have trusted for years. A high-quality LifeSupplyUSA replacement air filter for Honda and Acura can be washed and reused, but should be replaced at least every 6-12 months.

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