According to rumors, the new and updated 2016 Honda Odyssey comes with a myriad of changes including an easy foldable 3rd row seat, a fuel efficient V6, agile handling and a quiet cabin. Its release date still remains a mystery but we are working on some credible reports and we will update the post as soon as possible.
The vehicle is known for its comfort and style and will take you and your valiant crew members virtually anywhere that comes to mind. This best-selling minivan comes in in three rows and has a comfortable seating capacity for up to eight passengers. One of the highlighting features the vehicle has is the well-designed cabin that is choke full of innovative features.
Plenty of nifty technology updates have all been bundled in its interior to offer lots of convenience, In Car entertainment, and safety features as well. Some of them include active noise cancellation, 8” touchscreen display, a standard rearview camera, and a built-in vacuum.
Furthermore, the vehicle scores with top scores in terms of insurance and government scores as well as safety features. Some of the advanced safety features include lane departure warning, and optional forward collision alert. However, for buyers obliged to explore other choices should take a look at the bespoke interior of the Nissan Quest, the substantially revised Toyota Sienna, and the all-new Ford Transit Connect.
Interior Accessories & Exterior Changes Of The New 2016 Honda Odyssey
The vehicle should debut in a walloping five trims: base LX, mid-trims EX, EX-L, Touring and top-of-the-line Touring Elite model.
The base 2016 Honda Odyssey LX should come fitted with a 60/40-split-folding third row seat, cruise control, 17” wheels, 8” touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, USB/iPod interface, rear privacy glass, a rear spoiler, text-to-speech functionality, telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, variable intermittent wipers, air conditioning, auxiliary audio input jack, full power accessories, and keyless entry.
The 2016 Honda Odyssey EX should come equipped with a multi-adjustable second row seat, 17” alloy wheels, HondaLink smartphone app, keyless entry, heated mirrors, 7” touchscreen display, heated mirrors, and driver lumbar adjustment.
As for the 2016 Honda Odyssey EX-L, expect a rearview camera, a sunroof, voice-operated navigation system, lane departure warning system, a power liftgate, rear-seat entertainment system, leather seating, satellite radio, a chilled storage box, and auto-dimming rearview mirror.
Moving up to the 2016 Honda Odyssey Touring should add you xenon headlights, 115V power outlet, premium audio system, front and aft parking sensors, HD radio, driver memory settings, 18” alloy wheels, navigation system, and a regular blind spot warning system.
The interior design of the new Odyssey befits its purpose as a people mover. The seating arrangements have been intricately designed to offer all the eight passengers a comfortable driving experience. Additionally, there are plenty of features that indicate the vehicle’s design team sweated the details. Some of them include the cooling compartment, handy flip-up trash bag holder, large touchscreen display, audio system controls, and internet radio compatibility all reveal the Odyssey user-friendliness.
Engine Specs – 2016 Honda Odyssey
The new vehicle comes fitted with a 3.5L V6 powerplant capable of cranking out 248 hp and 250 pounds of torque. The standard transmission system is the 6-speed auto transmission system. The EPA ratings for the 2016 model haven’t been released, however, the existing model returns 19/28/22 mpg in the city/highway/combined. Our own 2015 Honda Odyssey test drive resulted in the vehicle sprinting from naught to 60 mph in 8 seconds, which is very impressive considering its size.
When the 2016 Honda Odyssey is fully equipped, expect a towing capacity of up to 3,500 lbs. some of the standard safety equipment and technology to expect include active head restraints, antilock disc brakes, side curtain airbags, stability control, side impact airbags, and traction control.
Price & Date of Release – 2016 Honda Odyssey
According to speculations, the new Honda Odyssey for 2016 shouldn’t come with any significant increment in terms of pricing. So we should expect the LX to cost around $29,000, the EX – $33,000, the EX-L – $37,000, the Touring – $44,000, and the top-of-the-line 2016 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite an MSRP of $47,000. The prizing details are just speculative and might change a bit depending on the packages one choses.
As for the release date, no one really knows when the Odyssey will hit U.S dealerships since Honda hasn’t released any reports yet, but we should expect the new 2016 Honda Odyssey sometime before this fall.