What is the most popular and the highest quality minivans in the World, many would be said it is the Odyssey or Sienna? This is a minivan, manufactured by the renowned Japanese automobile manufacturer, Honda, exclusively for the global market, North American and Canadian markets, and as an all-terrain vehicle. The global, North American and Canadian versions of the model were first introduced to the market in 1994, whereas the all-terrain version was launched in 1997.
Similar to the earlier models, the 2017 Honda Odyssey will be continued with its supremacy, as it is going to come with the positive handling, a customizable second-row seat, simple-to-fold third-row seat, leading collapse test scores, and a fuel competent powertrain. These features make the new model vie competently with its class rivals, such as Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona, Nissan Quest, and Dodge Grand Caravan. This seven-passenger minivan will be available in six trim levels that include LX, EX, SE, EX-L, Touring, and Touring Elite.
2017 Honda Odyssey Exterior
Each model of the 2017 Odyssey comes equipped with the bespoke external features that make them the ideal family vehicles. Accordingly,
The LX, EX, SE, EX-L trims will be offered with a rear privacy glass. Also, there are intermittent back wiper, variable sporadic wipers, rear defogger, and a set of 17-inch steel wheels with 235 / 65 R17 103T sized all-season tires as standard external features. Some of the optional features available with these models include a power lift gate, LED fog lights, a sunroof and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels.
On the other hand, the Touring and the Touring Elite models will be equipped with a set of 18-inch alloy wheels with 235 / 60 R18 102T sized tires as standard.
All models of the next-gen Odyssey come with the uni-body construction with MacPherson strut suspension system in the front and Multi-Link dual wishbone suspension system at the back.
Regarding braking systems, the new vehicle comes equipped with the 12.6-inch ventilated disc brakes in the front and 13.1-inch solid disc brakes at the back.
2017 Honda Odyssey colors include 7 options:
Lunar Silver Metallic.
Deep Scarlet Pearl.
Modern Steel Metallic.
White Diamond Pearl.
Obsidian Blue Pearl.
Crystal Black Pearl.
Smoky Topaz Metallic.
The new vehicle will be constructed with the body length of 203.5 inches, width of 79.5 inches and with the height of 69 inches. The length of the wheelbase of the vehicle would be 118.1 inches and the curb weight would be 4350 pounds (approx 1990 kg). Towing capacity is 3500 pounds
Honda Odyssey 2017 Interior
The next generation Honda Odyssey not only comes with a roomy cabin, but it also offers buyers a plethora of other attractive and convincing features. This time, the cabin of the new vehicle comes with three different interior color options that include Gray cloth, Beige cloth, and Truffle cloth. Even the cabin of the base model of the new vehicle is well appointed and well trimmed to offer some of the most modern technologies. Accordingly,
All models of the new Odyssey will be offered with a bounty of standard internal features, such as:
Auxiliary audio input.
Rear privacy glass.
Folding 60: the 40-split seat in the third row.
Active noise cancellation.
Sound system with seven speakers.
Four-way seat for the front passenger.
Eight-inch infotainment exhibit.
Dual-zone automatic temperature control.
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
2017 Honda Odyssey interior
Some of the upscale internal features available with all the models of the new Odyssey include:
Standard blind spot monitor.
Surround-sound acoustic system with 12 speakers.
Retractable sunshades for the third row.
Rear parking sensors.
Improved entertainment system for rear seat passengers.
Voice operated the navigation system.
115-volt domestic style power outlet.
Perorated and heated seats in the front.
Chilled storage box.
Driver memory settings.
Some of the convenient features available with all the models of the new model Odyssey include the inside air filtration, front and back air conditioning, and vanity mirrors with the dual illumination.
Necessary protection has been offered to both the vehicle and its occupants through the latest safety features, such as:
Two numbers of the front and back headrests.
Automatic delay-off headlights.
Dual airbags mounted in the front, back, and sides.
Daylight running lamps.
Tire pressure monitoring.
Rear door kid safety locks.
Disaster braking support.
The 2017 Honda Odyssey cabin will be designed with the cargo volume of 38.4 cubic feet.
Even though the 2017 Honda Odyssey may be far from being a sports sedan, the manner it drives is an additional trademark merit bragging about. Through its powerful engine, the new vehicle offers a speedy acceleration when compared to that of its predecessor. These attributes also allow the driver to handle and steer the vehicle easily. The new Odyssey also offers a better fuel economy when compared to that of the earlier model. This feature makes the new model Odyssey the best performance vehicle in its class.
The new model Odyssey would get its essential power and torque from a V6 power unit with the displacement of 3.5 liters. This powertrain is delicately tuned to generate the highest power of 248 horsepower and the maximum twist of 250 pounds per foot.
This power unit accelerates the new vehicle to the velocity of 60 mph from the stationary mode in 7.4 seconds and assists it to attain the top speed of 121 mph.
The 2017 model Odyssey will be offered with a ZF-sourced 9-speed automatic transmission system and with the front wheel drive system as standard. Buyers, who would like to propel the power to all the wheels of the vehicle, may opt for the all-wheel drive system.
When comes to fuel economy, the 2017 model Odyssey offers the mileage of 19 mpg when it is driven within the urban limits and 27 mpg when it is used on freeways. The combined mileage offered by the vehicle will be 22 mpg. The fuel tank is 21.0 gallons.
Furthermore, the 3.5-liter capacity engine offers the new model Odyssey the maximum towing capacity of 3500 pounds (approx 1591 kg).
Base price and the date of release
As the automaker has not yet confirmed the exact release date and the base price of the 2017 Honda Odyssey, lots of rumors have been circulating around the vehicle. However, from the reliable sources of Honda, it is expected that the new vehicle will be released for sale during the first quarter of 2017 with the minimum price tag of $29,400.
– Odyssey LX at $29,850,
– EX from $33,000,
– SE from $33,950,
– EX-L from $36,500,
– EX-L w/ RES from $38,100,
– EX-L w/ Navi from $38,500,
– Touring from $42,755, and
– EX-L Touring Elite from $45,325.
2017 Honda Odyssey photos