The Honda Odyssey had a quiet starting in 1995, but rapidly became one of the top selling minivans on the market. The Odyssey highlights a expansive cabin and innovative fold-into-the-floor third row seating. Add in the lengthy list of family friendly features and the Honda Odyssey’s long-time safety and reliability and you will see why it remains a top seller in the competitive minivan market. What most competitors offer as upgrades, the Honda Odyssey makes it a standard within the four different trim packages.
The Honda Odyssey LX has a 244-hp 3.5L 24-valve SOHC VTEC V6 engine, ACE body structure, VSA with traction control, ABS, advanced multi-stage airbags with rollover sensor, OPDS, front and rear air conditioning, one-motion 60/40 split 3rd-row MagicSeat, 120-watt AM/FM/CD audio system with MP3 input, retractable center tray table with bag hooks, and 16” wheels with covers. The Honda Odyssey EX has upgrades including power sliding doors, tri-zone automatic climate control, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, available rear DVD entertainment system, HomeLink remote system, front door courtesy lights, power adjustable driver seat, AM/FM/6-disc in-dash audio system, exterior temperature indicator, and sixteen” alloy wheels. The Honda Odyssey EX-L includes Variable Cylinder Management, Active Control Engine Mount System, power moon roof, power sliding doors, power tailgate, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, rear view camera, Honda’s satellite-link navigation system, rear DVD entertainment system, auto-dimming rear view mirror, power adjustable passenger seat, leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, XM radio, and 16” alloy wheels. The Honda Odyssey Touring has fog lights, programmable windshield wipers, memory-linked side mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down, body-colored parking sensors, power adjustable pedals, 2-position memory driver seat, a 360-watt AM/FM/6-disc in-dash premier audio system, XM radio, programmable multi-informational display, miles-to-empty indicator, compass, and 17” alloy wheels.
Unlike most competitor minivans, the Honda Odyssey is easy to drive because of it’s smooth suspension, responsive steering, V6 engine, and a great turning radius. The gear switches from the five-speed automatic transmission are tight and smooth no matter if your at highways speeds or running late for soccer practice.
With plenty of cargo and passenger space, the Honda Odyssey will make your summer road journeys easy and pleasurable.