The upcoming 2017 Honda Odyssey is a revamped concept that will be arriving with few surprises. It would retain its old look of a minivan but would get a makeover with new features, body parts, better performance and mileage. With its new design platform, the exterior and interior will be redesigned without any drastic change. Though it belongs to the fifth generation and a new platform still it will have a lot of resemblance with Acura MDX version. The new 2017 Honda Odyssey is a redesigned minivan which is a fifth generation of this lineup? This lineup from Japanese automaker will debut along with some other minivan but it has the potential to outrun them in sales.
2017 Honda Odyssey Redesign Exterior and Interior
The outer looks will come up with minor visible changes. It has incorporated the aluminum and fiber body parts and a streamlined look. The front fascia of this minivan boasts variable intermittent windshield wiper, broad grille with chrome bars, body colored bumper, LED bar sparkling headlights and newly designed fog lamp. Sides of the 2017 Honda Odyssey will include various other parts which are one-touch turn indicator, power sliding door, door handles with same structure color, smart entry, one-touch power moonroof with tilt feature, body colored or chrome side mirrors, heated side mirrors including a side indicator and acoustic windshield.
The rear package of the car also fills up the rest of the amenities and those are rear roofline spoiler with brake light, LED tail lamp, rear body colored bumper, rear privacy glass, rear intermittent window wiper, power tailgate, parking sensors, chrome tailgate garnish and new number plate kit. This Minivan will arrive with some new colors along with its previous generation colors.
For a long period of time Odyssey has been one of the most popular minivans and it has always impressed its customers with the long cabin as well as with its interior design. Courtesy to its spacious cabin and large luggage space it has the capability of carrying large items. There is enough space to relax. Furthermore, the seats are leather trimmed, heated front seats, ten-way power adjustable driver seat, power lumbar support for driver seat, wide mode adjustable second-row seats and third row Magic seat. For comfort and convenience, it covers programmable power door, tri-zone air conditioning, cruise control, lockable glove compartment, push-button start, ambient lighting and other features. The entertainment package includes 5.1 surrounding 12 speakers, premium audio deck with a touchscreen, Bluetooth, WI-Fi, SiriusXM radio.
2017 Honda Odyssey PowerTrain Options
The model 2017 Honda Odyssey will have under the hood a 3.5 liter Earth Dreams Technology V6 powertrain. This engine can produce a 248 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. The engine comes with an automatic six-speed system.
The new Odyssey would give a mileage of 21 gallons per mile in city roads. However, on the highways, this model gives 30 gallons per mile.
2017 Honda Odyssey MSRP and Release Date
2017 Honda Odyssey will be available by the second quarter of 2016 with an MSRP starting from $35,000. The Touring and Elite models will cost about $50,000. This is a big price, but this is the best minivan on the continent. This price is also in range with Chrysler Town & Country, but significantly higher than Nissan Quest price. However, the similar price like its main competitor Toyota Sienna which will have the basic price of about $30,000.