What do you think is the most popular minivan in Nort America? Of course, it is the Odyssey. It was produced by the renowned Japanese car manufacturer, Honda, exclusively for the global market, North American continent. The global, North American and Canadian versions of the model were first made 22 years ago, 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 one among the best minivans in the world. Furthermore, it is going to come with the positive handling, a customization of second-row seat, simple-to-fold third-row seat, leading collapse test scores, and a fuel competent powertrain. These features make the new model via 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.
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2017 Honda Odyssey Redesign
Each model of the all-new Honda Odyssey 2017 will have 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, Intermittent back wiper, variable sporadic wipers, rear defogger. Also, there is a new set of 17-inch steel wheels with all-season tires as standard external features. The optional features available with these models include a power lift gate, LED fog lights, a sunroof and a set of 18-inch aluminum wheels.
On the other hand, the Touring and the Touring Elite models will be equipped with a set of 18-inch aluminum wheels.
All trims of the 2017 Odyssey will get the unibody 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.
Honda should offer same colors with five different body variants that include:
Lunar Silver Metallic.
Deep Scarlet Pearl.
Modern Steel Metallic.
White Diamond Pearl.
Obsidian Blue Pearl.
The new minivan 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 4396 pounds (approx 1998 kg).
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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. Furthermore, the cabin gets three interior color options that include Gray cloth, Beige cloth, and Truffle cloth. Even the inner space of the base model is well appointed and well trimmed to offer some of the most modern technologies. Accordingly,
All-new 2017 Honda Odyssey trims will come with a bounty of standard internal features, such as:
Auxiliary audio input.
Rear privacy glass.
Folding 60:40-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.
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Some of the upscale 2017 Honda interiors features available with all the trims include:
Standard blind spot monitor.
Surround-sound acoustic system with 12 speakers.
Retractable sunshades for the third row.
Rear parking sensors.
An 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.
2017 Honda Odyssey Interior
The additional features available with all the models of the new Odyssey 2017 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 cabin of the 2017 Odyssey minivan 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, it gives 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.
It will get its power and torque from a V6 power unit with 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.
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The new Honda Odyssey 2017 will be offered with a six-velocity 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 28 mpg when it is used on freeways. The combined mileage offered by the vehicle will be 22 mpg.
Furthermore, the 3.5-liter capacity engine offers the new model Odyssey the maximum towing capacity of 3500 pounds (approx 1591 kg). Finally, it comes with the fuel tank capacity of 21.0 gallons.
Honda Odyssey 2017 price and release date
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 Honda Odyssey 2017 lease will be during the first quarter of 2017 with the minimum price tag of $29,000.
2017 Honda Odyssey Pictures