The 2018 Honda Odyssey is one a kind vehicle with several features included. The car maker decided to come out with several new features which will found in the new vehicle both in the interiors and on the exteriors. That is something which you do not hear or see often. They have decided to concentrate more on the technology in the new Honda Odyssey 2018.
What design will new 2018 Honda Odyssey feature?
The exterior of the vehicle is more or less the same as found on the existing model, however, you can find stepped beltline reappears, hockey-stick-shaped character line, new LED head and taillights, the grille which is more similar to the ones which are installed on the Pilot.
In the interiors of the vehicle, the center section for the second-row seats could be removed and seating for three was possible. In the new multi-position second row they are known as Magic Slide seats and are on all the models. A new feature known as CabinWatch is available which means that an infrared camera can work during the day time as well as night time.
There is a new mode of communication system in the new Honda vehicle known as the CabinTalk system where the driver can talk through the microphone and heard by others through the rear speakers. The instrument cluster comes with an 8.0-inch touch screen audio system, 7.0-inch color TFT screen, a volume knob, infotainment software, heated rear seats, and ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and wireless device charging.
Some of the other features also include adaptive cruise control with automated emergency braking, forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, road-departure mitigation, and lane-keeping assist. It also comes with the rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring.
More power from same engine
The new Honda Odyssey 2018 comes with an engine that is on part with the Ridgeline pickup and the Pilot SUV. The 3.5-liter V-6 comes with a higher output than before: it bumps from 248 to 280 horsepower. Earlier, it used to come with six-speed automatic but now is upgraded to a nine-speed unit. However the top end model sees a 10-speed automatic. The weight of the vehicle also sees a reduction of close to 100 pounds which can immensely improve the fuel economy.
What will be price of the new Honda Odyssey 2018? When will be release date?
These details are not known because there has been no official communication from the car maker. The pricing of Honda’s latest Odyssey should not be more than $30,750. However, it can be slightly more than that. The new 2018 Honda Odyssey will see the road probably by this spring and not earlier.