One of the best looking minivans is soon coming back on market as 2016 Honda Odyssey. It was firstly introduced almost two decades ago.
Exterior design and improvements of 2016 Honda Odyssey
2016 Honda Odyssey represents the fifth generation of this model made by famous Japanese Company. It will appear with reduced weight and it will be a bit lighter than the current model. Automaker has used lighter materials in its construction and in that way, it has improved its aerodynamics, performance and fuel efficiency. It will ride on wider platform as well. Therefore, the cabin will be more spacious. It is a five door minivan, and it is a great choice for long trips. As for the exterior design, it will have more futuristic and modern appearance. On the front end, will be placed a large grille made of chrome. The headlamps will be narrow and angular. They will be equipped with LED lighting. We can expect redesigned fenders and bumpers too.
Interior and features
The interior of 2016 Honda Odyssey will be even roomier than before. There will be three rows of seats. It will be able to accommodate seven passengers. There will be enough head and legroom for all the occupants to feel comfortable. The seats will be upholstered in leather and very cozy. There is a plenty of space for the luggage as well. Speaking of technology, it will be equipped with many modern features and gadgets. Those are navigation, Bluetooth, USB, cruise control, air conditioning and so on. It will be provided with many safety systems such as anti-lock brakes, airbags etc.
Engines and transmission
Many wonder that will 2016 Honda Odyssey carry under its hood. From what we’ve heard, it will be a 3.5-liter V6 engine. It is able to deliver up 248 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. As for the drivetrain, the power will be transferred to all wheels. Estimated fuel consumption is 22 mpg. Some claim that it could appear with a hybrid version too.
Release date and price
2016 Honda Odyssey should be released on sale sometime in late 2015 or in early 2016. As for base price, we assume that it could be around $30,000.