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Get the latest information about the all new Honda Odyssey. Even with minimal updates, this minivan is still rated one of the best in its class. The 2016 Odyssey continues to offer top-of-the-line features at an affordable price. Check it out to see how Honda takes your driving experience to the next level.
The most notable features for the new 2016 Honda Odyssey are its rear entertainment system and built-in vacuum cleaner - the HondaVac. Its passenger-friendly seating arrangement (up to eight seats) and long list of standard features still remain, making this minivan a top contender among buyers.
Many minivan skeptics are impressed by the Odyssey's clever features and finishes, especially its modern and multi-functional cabin. Focusing on passenger safety and convenience, this vehicle is touted as the best-driving minivan ever!
The reputation of the Honda Odysseyremains high thanks to the luxurious design and first-class features it continues to offer. From its sleek exterior to its ultra-convenient, family-friendly interior, the Honda Odyssey earns it badge for being the best-driving minivan in its class.
This minivan is an undisputed champion when it comes to providing for the needs of a growing family. It is jam-packed with convenient family-friendly features such as; remote entry, low step-in height, power sliding doors, power liftgate, eight passenger seating, configurable passenger compartment, rear entertainment system with 9” screen and headphones, blind spot display, lane departure warning system and industry-first built-in vacuum cleaner - the HondaVac. With an excellent fuel economy rating as well, the Odyssey is difficult to resist. It is truly the best alternative for a family-friendly utility vehicle.
The 2016 Honda Odyssey is available in six trim levels; the LX, EX, SE, EX-L Res, EX-L Navi and Touring Elite. Buyers can also choose from a variety of colors to suit their own character and style. Colors available include; Obsidian Blue Pearl, Deep Scarlet Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl and White Diamond Pearl, varying on specific trim level options.
Power and Performance:
Powered by 3.5 liter 24-valve, SOHC, i-VTEC V6 engine that delivers 248 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque, the 2016 Honda Odyssey is a powerhouse among family vehicles. And, even though this six-speed automatic minivan is powerful, it isn't a gas guzzler. The EPA of all its trims is rated at 12.3/8.5/10.6 L/100km (city/highway/combined) -- a very good rating in this segment.
Many minivan drivers deem the 2016 Odyssey an enjoyable, easy drive compared to its rivals due to its powerful engine, quick acceleration, agile handling, smooth suspension and advanced braking system.
Interiors and Special Features:
The generous interior space of the Honda Odysseyhas been optimized for the ultimate in flexibility. Its third row, also known as the "Magic Seat," fits three passengers or can be split 60/40 and folded into the floor for more space. The Odyssey's second row of seating can be slid outward for an added 3.8 cm so that three child safety seats can be placed side-by-side for maximum convenience and seating capacity.
Drivers will be pleased with the ergonomic seating design and the power to manage several vehicle controls from their seat. Remaining controls are sensibly arranged and clearly labeled in for an intuitive, user-friendly experience. Standard features include; Bluetooth, HD and satellite radio with Pandora and/or Aha apps, audio storage and rear view camera to name a few.
Ample storage accessories are also available for convenience. From a handy flip-up trash bag holder and cup holders to extra bins for cargo, this minivan has it all.
Standard safety features for the Odyssey minivan include; stability and traction control, an anti-lock disc braking system and front seat and side curtain airbags. There is also a multi-angle rearview camera to provide drivers with maximum visibility. Upgraded models include; a blind spot display monitor, as well as an innovative forward-collision and lane departure system.
The Odyssey received five stars for overall crash protection, frontal-impact and total side-impact safety from government testing.
To sum it up, the Honda Odysseyis considered as the best-driving minivan because of its ultra-convenient, family-friendly design combined with its smart safety technologies and fuel efficiency. In short, the 2016 Odyssey is the ultimate family vehicle to depend on for all of your travels.