Honda Odyssey is well known as a family minivan. It successfully attracts so many customers in these years. To attract more buyers, Honda is going to improve it. The improvements can be seen on the next generation 2018. Therefore, it is very important to discuss about the rumors of 2018 Honda Odyssey. Even though it has not been released yet, we have much information from various trusted rumors and sources. The detailed review can be seen below.
2018 Honda Odyssey Interior
Let’s start talking about 2018 Honda Odyssey review from its interior. There are some kinds of new stuff that will be available inside this minivan. One of them is brand-new Magic Slide 2nd-row seat. It is very useful for easy reconfiguration. Some new features will also be added such as CabinWatch that uses a camera to allow the driver or front passenger to check the rear 2 rows. In addition, it will also feature high quality audio speaker system for entertainments. Some digital driving aids will also be added. Then, you can also enjoy various safety features.
2018 Honda Odyssey Exterior
There will also be some changes for the exterior but it is not significant. It will have the sharper lines and also wind resistant look. Besides, it will also be sportier with new grill & big LED headlights. For the weight, it will also be lighter up to 500 pounds than before because of the aluminum materials used. With lighter body, automatically it will have less vibration and noise. Overall, 2018 Honda Odyssey will be more attractive both inside and outside.
2018 Honda Odyssey Specs
Same with the current version, the next Odyssey will still be powered by 3.5 liter V6 engine with Earth Dream tech that can produce up to 280 horsepower and 250 pounds feet of torque. This engine will be paired with 10 speed auto transmission. Alternatively, it will use ZF 9 speed gear shift. For the fuel economy, it is predicted to be able to cover up to 22 mpg in the city and also 33 mpg on highway. There are some rumors which say that it will also be available in hybrid option. We will know it when 2018 Honda Odyssey release date is officially announced.
2018 Honda Odyssey Price
This family minivan will be available in some variants. Each of them has different price. The base model is LX that will cost from 30,890 dollars. Then, there will also be EX type that will cost from 34,790 dollars. The next model is EX-L where the price will start from 38,260 dollars. EX-L Navi Res will also be available and you can buy it at 40,000 dollars. You can also consider buying Touring trim at about 45,410 dollars. The top model is Elite that will cost from 47,570 dollars.
2018 Honda Odyssey Release Date
According to most rumors, this new minivan will be released in January in 2018. However, you can also expect that 2018 Honda Odyssey will come out sooner in the end of 2017. This will be introduced in North America.