2016 Honda Odyssey

First launched in 1994, Honda Odyssey has undergone four
generations and reports are rife that the manufacturer is soon
launching a new fifth generation which will be known as the
2016 Honda Odyssey. We expect the new model to have a spacious
interior along with additional features for extra comfort,
entertainment and security. It will be offered in 8 trim levels
i.e. LX, EX, SE, EX-L, EX-L with RES, EX-L with Navi, Touring
and Touring Elite

Exterior

The new Honda Odyssey will be a 5 door vehicle with three rows
of seats and a capacity for 7 passengers. Honda has hooked up
the vehicle with a youthful, sporty and advanced new look.
Standard features for the new Odyssey will include,
black-trimmed headlights, new fog lights, a black-surround
grille which gives it an upscale appearance and a muscular new
hood. The rear will feature LED taillights that come with clear
lenses and captivating perimeter ‘light pipes”. The auto dealer
has used lightweight aluminium material for the front fenders,
the hood, and front suspension. The LX model will come with
17-inch steel wheels, the EX and EX-L will have 17-inch
aluminium alloy wheels while the Touring and Touring Elite trim
levels will feature 18-inch premium sport aluminium alloy
wheels.

Also, the 2016 Odyssey EX, SE, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite
trim levels come with a wiper-linked headlight system. This
system turns on headlights automatically when front wipers are
activated. Overall, the new Odyssey body will be wider creating
more room for passengers and cargo. Motorists will have a
choice of several exterior colours.

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2016 Honda Odyssey Exterior

2016 Honda Odyssey Interior

The interior of the new Honda Odyssey 2016 has been designed to
suit family comfort and entertainment needs. The interior of
all trim levels feature a 7-inch touch screen, a DVD player,
parking assistance, Bluetooth connection, protection airbags, a
navigation system chrome-trimmed instrument dials and white
halo lighting that makes climate controls easy to operate and
instrumentations easier to read.

The interior will also have wood grain finish and calfskin
trimmed seats with collapsible back row seats for extra cargo
space. A rear-view camera also comes as standard; however,
 the LX,EX,SE and EX-L trims have a single-angle “Normal
View” display while the EX-L Navi, Touring and Touring Elite
feature a Multi-Angle Rear-view Camera with improved optical
quality. All trims also feature an expanded view driver’s
mirror. The EX, SE, EX-L and Touring trims have the Honda Lane
Watch display system. The Touring also comes with a Blind Spot
System that utilizes radar technology to monitor blind-spots.
There is also talk that the SE and Touring Elite trims will
feature a vacuum cleaner system which is the first for Honda
Minivans.

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Engine Specs and Performance

Under the hood of the new Honda Odyssey 2016 you will find a
3.5 L V6 i-VTEC engine which will produce 248 hp with 250 lb-ft
of torque. This engine will be paired with a six speed
automatic transmission system and will have an acceleration of
0-60 mph in about 8 seconds. The vehicle is likely to be
offered in only FWD mode. In terms of fuel economy, the new
Odyssey will have 19 mpg for city and 28 mpg for highway and 22
mpg combined.

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Honda Odyssey 3.5 L V6 engine

Price and release date

To get your hands on one of the 2016 Honda Odyssey models, you
will have to part with around $ 29,275 (starting MSRP) for
the base model. If you want something extra, you will have to
pay up to $ 45,000 for the higher trim models. The vehicle is
expected in showrooms this fall according to reliable sources.

Competition

The main competitive arrives from Japan, it’s a new Toyota Sienna. On the US market will also be
a competition and Chrysler Town and Country.