The 2016 Honda Odyssey is a minivan manufactured and marketed by the automobile giants of Japan, Honda. First produced in 1994, the Odyssey is a space-efficient package car with large seating area and a robust body. The concept of Odyssey was first conceived in 1990 at Japan during extreme economic crisis. The initial production was a compact MPV class that was hugely sold in the domestic market. The Odyssey is regarded as a shuttle in Europe.
Interior and Exterior
The exterior of the Honda Odyssey outsmarts its predecessor on its high-tech and dazzling exterior decor. The 2016 Odyssey includes projector headlamps or HID xenon low-beam headlamps (Touring Elite variant), standard 17-inch wheels with optional 18-inch alloy wheels (in the Touring and above). The panels are galvanized and have a composition of 59% high strength steel (HSS), which has yield strength of,500 MPa.
The interior of the 2016 Honda Odyssey is re-designed with much better features and elegance. The infotainment system comprises 12-speaker of 650 watt power, with AM/FM/tuner, Mp3 player, USB connections. There is a voice-controlled satelliteGPS connectivity and an in-built DVDnavigation system with XM NavTraffic (only for the Touring and above, EX-L), an external HDMI input, an enormous 16.2″ split-screen rear-seat DVD entertainment system (in the Touring Elite model), a “cool box”that is chilled by the AC (in the EX-L and above variants). The seats are 60/40 split with the best leather upholstery.
Engine and Mileage of 2016 Honda Odyssey
The Honda Odyssey minivan will be powered by 3.6L, V6, SOHC 24-Valve i-VTEC 6 speed automatic transmission engine with Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers.The engine can at a time transmit 148 horsepower and 250 lb feet of maximum torque. AWD system in the new version of the minivan is designed at a total new engineering. The 2016 Honda Odyssey will come with 5-10% better fuel efficiency.
Price and Release Date of 2016 Honda Odyssey
The starting MSRP for the 2016 Honda Odyssey will range from $ 30,000 (LX model) to $ 45,000 (Touring elite) model. The price will escalate with its optional added features and higher models. The car is likely to be launched in the early of 2016.
It can be said that Honda Odyssey is a significant product of Honda in the automobile market. It has been through 6 (six) generation, yet never been at a stall.The minivan is very spacious and performance built. Sold highly in North America, Japan and Canada, the latest 2016 Honda Odyssey is expected to be highly appreciated by the domestic market.