Honda Automobiles: All-New 2018 Odyssey Minivan On-Sale Tomorrow; Delivers Ultimate in Family-Friendly Performance, Comfort and Connectivity

Posted on 24. May, 2017 by in Honda Canada

  • More absolute engine, modernized new transmissions and endless physique redesign mix to broach class-leading opening and cabin quietness 
  • Odyssey provides ultimate family coherence and connectivity with accessible new
    Magic Slide
    seats, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, CabinWatch and CabinTalk™ technologies 
  • Honda Sensing® record now customary on EX and above trims 
  • First focus of new Honda-developed 10-speed involuntary transmission 

The totally redesigned, all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey arrives during Honda dealerships national tomorrow with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)1 starting during $29,990. The Odyssey has been a best-selling minivan in America for a past 7 years and is heading again in 20172. This fifth-generation Odyssey continues a expansion to accommodate a needs of changing American families, lifting a bar for performance, cabin quietness, family-friendly interior space, comfort and connectivity in a minivan segment. 

Offering business larger value than ever before, a 2018 Honda Odyssey prices boost modestly, notwithstanding a almost increasing comfort and preference facilities such as customary Honda Sensing® technology, new Display Audio complement with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, and new Magic Slide 2nd-row seats™ in EX and above trims, for example. The line-topping Odyssey Touring and Elite models turn out a Odyssey lineup with a prolonged list of accessible new reward facilities and technologies, including CabinWatch™ day/night video monitor, CabinTalk™ in-car PA system, 4G LTE in-car Wi-Fi, new Rear Entertainment System (RES) with Blu-ray and streaming video, hands-free energy tailgate, exhilarated steering wheel, LED accent lighting and more.

With a new 3.5-liter SOHC direct-injected i-VTEC® V6 engine, charity 32 some-more horsepower than before, and new 9-speed and accessible 10-speed involuntary transmissions with customary paddle shifters, a 2018 Honda Odyssey offers class-leading opening and softened EPA fuel economy ratings of 19/28/22 mpg3 city/highway/combined. The new Odyssey also adds a Honda Sensing® apartment of driver-assistive and reserve technologies as customary on EX and above trims, that are expected to contain 95 percent of new Odyssey sales.

View, build and cost during 2018 Honda Odyssey during automobiles.honda.com/odyssey.

2018 Honda Odyssey Pricing and Feature Upgrades

 

 

Dynamic Performance
The 2018 Odyssey is powered by a new 3.5-liter approach injected i-VTEC® 24-valve SOHC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM™). This new engine is interconnected with one of dual new transmissions: a 9-speed involuntary (9AT) for LX, EX, EX-L and EX-L NAVI RES trims, or an all-new Honda-developed 10-speed involuntary (10AT) for Touring and Elite trims. The Odyssey’s new engine is rated during 280 SAE net rise horsepower (+32 horsepower) and 262 SAE net lb.-ft. torque (+12 lb.-ft.) and delivers best-in-class acceleration for combined certainty when entering a freeway, accelerating with trade or overtaking another car on a highway.

Odyssey’s higher performance, including a well-developed float comfort, and steering and doing precision, are softened by a lighter weight, some-more firm physique structure (75 pounds lighter with a 44 percent boost in torsional acerbity compared to a prior model), as good as a new dual-pinion electric energy steering system, and a new behind cessation with stabilizer bar. The new cessation allows for some-more watchful control of both physique hurl (side-to-side) and swell (up and down) physique motions, while a compress pattern aids interior load volume. It is also 15 pounds lighter than a prior system.

Magic Slide Seats
Odyssey’s new Magic Slide 2nd-row seats™ capacitate larger coherence for optimal newcomer comfort, people- and cargo-hauling palliate and easy entrance to a third row. There are 4 opposite modes depending on a space and chair position that is needed, with a core chair removed.

The Easy Access mode allows a outboard seats to slip aside by 5 selectable positions, formulating some-more entrance to a third row, even with one or dual rear-facing child seats commissioned in a second quarrel seats. The Super mode can be used for limit entrance to a behind quarrel with possibly outboard chair set to walk-in position. To have a dual outboard seats in their outdoor many positions is called Wide mode. Lastly, a Buddy mode enables a dual outboard seats to come together in a core of a vehicle, putting a dual people in tighten vicinity to one another.  Further, shifting possibly outboard second-row chair to a center- and forward-most position puts a child within easy strech of a motorist and front-seat passenger.

Family Connectivity
A horde of new connected-vehicle facilities and technologies creates a in-vehicle communication easier and faster. CabinWatch™ lets a motorist and front newcomer perspective a second- and third-row passengers around a 8-inch Display Audio screen, regulating a ceiling-mounted camera with infrared capability. The new CabinTalk™ in-car open residence complement allows a motorist to speak with a second- and third-row passengers by a third-row speakers in versed models and a Rear Entertainment System, by a wireless headphones and third-row headphone jacks.

Other new connected-car technologies embody a new, faster and some-more user-friendly Display Audio touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility; new CabinControl™ app, that puts routinely out-of-reach facilities during second-and third-row passengers’ fingertips around their smartphones; Social Playlist (part of Cabin Control™ app) that works as a practical family jukebox; accessible 4G LTE in-car Wi-Fi; and a new 10-inch Rear Entertainment System with Blu-ray and streaming video capabilities.

Cabin Quietness
Honda designers and engineers targeted top-class cabin serenity for a new Odyssey, providing a low-stress sourroundings where families could simply bond in their day-to-day travels and on longer journeys. The Odyssey’s vault-like cabin advantages from a some-more aerodynamic and firmly hermetic body; a use of triple doorway seals; an acoustic-laminated windshield and front doorway potion (Elite trim); thicker rear-door, rear-quarter and behind windscreen potion (Elite trims supplement acoustic rear-quarter glass); combined insulation in a engine cell and fenders; a focus of acoustic mist froth to 14 places in a physique structure; and customary Active Noise Control technology.

Safety and Driver Assistive Features
The 2018 Odyssey EX and above trims now underline a Honda Sensing® apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies as customary equipment. Honda Sensing® includes Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). The new Odyssey also utilizes a latest era of Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure and modernized airbags. The new Odyssey targets tip collision reserve ratings: an NCAP 5-star Overall Vehicle Score and an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK rating.

North American Development and Manufacturing
The all-new 2018 Odyssey was researched, designed and engineered by Honda RD Americas and both a car and a V6 engine are produced4 exclusively by Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in Lincoln, Alabama. The new Honda-developed 10-speed delivery is constructed exclusively by Honda Precision Parts Georgia in Tallapoosa, Georgia.

For More Information
Additional media information including, pricing, facilities and high-resolution photography of a 2018 Honda Odyssey is accessible during hondanews.com/channels/odyssey. Consumer information is accessible during automobiles.honda.com/odyssey. To join a Odyssey village on Facebook, revisit facebook.com/Honda/Odyssey.

1 Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) incompatible tax, license, registration, $900 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.
2 Based on Urban Science sell sales information in a minivan shred for 2010-2017CYTD March.
32018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.
4The Odyssey is built regulating domestically and globally sourced parts.

 

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