You have a growing family and you desperately need a minivan which offers maximum comfort? Wait for a while because Honda is getting ready to launch the Odyssey, the vehicle you will fall in love with as soon as you see it. SUVs might seem attractive but nothing can be compared to the Odyssey’s low step-in height, excellent sliding doors, and configurable passenger department, right? There are many other things that make the new 2016 Honda Odyssey the most desirable minivan in business. Let’s check what the vehicle has to offer to its potential customers and why we think that it is so special.
2016 Honda Odyssey Exterior
Even though it is a minivan, 2016 Honda Odyssey is really pleasing to the eye. Honda has done a great job when it comes to the overall look of the car. Thanks to its low roof and wide stance, the vehicle looks rather appealing and bold. The angular lines reflect the minivan’s length.
The “lightning-bolt” window line seems to break things up and ensures great visibility for the third-row passengers. It is important to mention that the vehicle is now based on a longer wheelbase which means that we will be offered extra space inside of the cabin. The front end of the car will sport newly designed grille and slightly refreshed headlights.
2016 Honda Interior
As far as the interior design of the 2016 Honda Odyssey is concerned, it is quite obvious that they tried to use every single part of the cabin. The dashboard will be refreshed with additional control elements. The cabin will be equipped with a larger screen as well. The seats are excellently designed and supportive. The seat of driver and driving position are extremely comfortable and commanding. Controls are pretty much simple and understandable and most importantly easily-reachable.
The list of standard features is really long. Among many other standard features and equipment, you will get a 7-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system with an 8 inch color interface screen, Bluetooth connectivity, and a rearview camera. If you decide for a higher EX trim level, you will get a cabin which accommodates up to 8 passengers, 3-zone automatic climate control, push-button start, power sliding doors, etc. The highest SE and Elite models arrive with a built-in vacuum.
Engine of Honda Odyssey 2016
No matter which model and trim level you decide to choose, you will get a 3.5-liter V6 engine under the 2016 Honda Odyssey’s hood. The engine has the capacity to generate 248 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Power will be routed through a 6-speed automatic gearbox to the front wheels. Unfortunately, AWD system is not available. The engine is really powerful but it is also extremely fuel efficient. Fuel efficiency is rated at 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.
2016 Honda Odyssey Release date and price
The official release date and price of the 2016 Honda Odyssey are not announced. Some trusted sites reported that the vehicle will probably be released in late 2015. As for the price, the base model will probably cost around $30.000.