Honda Automobiles: 2014 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite® Makes World Debut in New York with Host of Safety Upgrades and Innovations Including HondaVAC™, a First In-Car Vacuum

Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 by in Honda Canada

The 2014 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite® is creation a entrance during a 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), environment a new ‘ultimate family vehicle’ standard. Thoroughly rested for 2014, a Odyssey Touring Elite® provides core reserve upgrades, sensory extraneous styling and a revised interior with a horde of new facilities and technologies designed to make a segment’s benchmark minivan even better.

Demonstrating heading Honda innovation, a 2014 Odyssey Touring Elite®  will also symbol a entrance of HondaVAC™, a first-ever in-vehicle opening system. Available exclusively in a Odyssey Touring Elite® trim, a all-new HondaVAC™ complement is partial of a consummate modernise of a Honda Odyssey for a 2014 indication year, adding to a already class-leading fuel economy ratings and unmatched reserve ratings. The 2014 Odyssey will go on sale during Honda dealerships national this summer.

“The Odyssey is already a personality in a segment, and for 2014, Honda has done a complicated family hauler even better,” pronounced Michael Accavitti, clamp boss of selling operations during American Honda. “Honda is once again showcasing a repute for creation with HondaVAC, and a ability to yield loyal value to a customers.”

The 2014 Honda Odyssey brings an array of improvements to Honda’s minivan, including constructional upgrades approaching to assistance it grasp tip outlines in a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) difficult new small-overlap frontal pile-up test, that is partial of IIHS’s new TOP SAFETY PICK+ protocol. The rested Odyssey Touring Elite® will also come versed with modernized Honda motorist assistive and prominence technologies such as an Expanded View Driver’s Mirror, Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).

The 2014 Odyssey facilities sleeker, some-more worldly extraneous styling with a new, some-more deeply sculpted aluminum hood, new aluminum front fenders, a new bolder twin-bar grille, and a revised reduce front fascia with integrated chrome-trimmed haze lights. New two-tone counterpart housings, darker-finish projector-beam headlight housings, LED taillight bars and new badging supplement to a 2014 Odyssey’s reward look.

Inside a 2014 Odyssey, new finishes lighten a cabin and an all-new core smoke-stack showcases a horde of new features. Additional customary record on a Odyssey Touring Elite® brings new levels of palliate and connectivity to owners, including keyless Smart Entry with Push Button Start, HD Radio®, an SMS calm messaging function, and HondaLink™ featuring Aha™ Mobile interface. HondaLink™, that debuted on a 2013 Honda Accord, enables Odyssey owners to bond fast and simply to a resources of cloud-based content. The giveaway HondaLink™ smartphone app uses a owner’s favorite online calm to emanate live, personalized radio stations, permitting drivers to put divided their phones and hear updates and news feeds from Facebook and Twitter, as good as check out grill reviews or find a closest coffee shop.

Standard on a 2014 Odyssey Touring Elite®, a all-new HondaVAC™ was grown in and with industry-leader Shop-Vac®, and is stoical of a absolute vacuum, replaceable filter and bin bag, with projection accessories orderly integrated into a dedicated space on a driver’s side bulkhead of a back load area. HondaVAC™ creates discerning cleanups a snap no matter a location, charity absolute cleaning suction and an integrated hose and cleaning attachments that strech into each dilemma of a Odyssey’s cabin. The HondaVAC™ system’s absolute electric engine never needs an opening or recharging, can work invariably when a engine is running, and will continue to work for adult to 8 mins when a car is incited off for additional family duties.

Already one of a many lauded vehicles in a segment, a stream 2013 Odyssey has warranted IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK and NHTSA 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score pile-up reserve ratings. The Honda Odyssey is an AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Award winner, an ALG Residual Value endowment winner, target of a Best Family Cars of 2012 nomination from both Parents Magazine/Edmunds.com and Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com, and a Best Cars for Families endowment leader from U.S. News and World Report. The Odyssey represents Honda’s strong product growth capabilities in North America with a design, engineering and open all holding place in a U.S., regulating domestically and globally sourced parts. Currently, 95 percent of all Hondas sole in a U.S., are built in North America.

Along with a 2014 Odyssey Touring Elite® and Honda’s finish lineup of fun-to-drive cars and trucks, a 2014 Accord Plug-In Hybrid and 2013 Fit EV also will be on arrangement during a Honda counter during NYIAS press and open days. The 2014 Accord Plug-In and a fully-electric Honda Fit EV both recently became accessible in New York.

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