Honda Automobiles: 2018 Honda Odyssey Press Kit

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The Odyssey has prolonged been famous for a gentle cabin environment, and for a all-new fifth generation, it includes some-more courteous innovative comfort and preference facilities than ever before. Three new accessible technologies integrated into a Odyssey’s accessible all-new, some-more user-friendly Display Audio touchscreen assistance make family transport reduction stressful and some-more fun. CabinWatch™ provides an on-screen daytime or night perspective of a second and third quarrel of seats, while CabinTalk™ lets a motorist pronounce to a second and third quarrel passengers by a accessible RES complement headphones, or in Elite trims, by a back audio speakers. To assistance pass a miles, a new CabinControl app allows passengers to control several facilities including a front audio system, Rear Entertainment System (if equipped), a back meridian control system, or send addresses to a navigation complement (if equipped). Individual phones can even share audio files with a Odyssey audio complement to emanate an on-the-fly Social Playlist that everybody can enjoy.

Available Comfort and Convenience Features

  • Smart Entry and Push Button start
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Walk Away Door Lock*
  • CabinTalk* ^
  • CabinWatch* ^
  • CabinControl* ^
  • HondaLink and HondaLink App
  • HondaLink Assist*
  • Electric Parking Brake with Brake Hold*
  • Capless Fueling System*
  • HondaVAC®

* First for Odyssey
^ First for Honda

Smart Entry and Push Button Start/Stop
The 2018 Odyssey offers a upscale preference of Smart Entry and Push Button Start/Stop.

Smart Entry
Included on a EX and above trims, a Smart Entry complement simplifies approaching, entering and handling a Odyssey – generally when a motorist has his or her hands full. To benefit entrance to vehicle, a motorist simply pulls one of a dual front doorway handles while a remote is in his or her possession. The LX trim Odyssey retains a prior remote entrance system.

Push Button Start/Stop
On all trims, once a motorist has non-stop a doorway and is seated, a motorist simply pushes a START/STOP symbol positioned on a instrument quarrel while dire a stop pedal to start a vehicle. Powertrain operation and certain electrical functions are finished when a START/STOP symbol is pulpy again during a end of a drive. For appendage mode a motorist simply presses a START/STOP symbol though dire a stop pedal. The new Odyssey’s START/STOP symbol facilities a pulsating light to assistance a motorist some-more simply locate a button.

Remote Engine Start
All Odyssey models with a difference of a LX trim underline customary remote engine start. This enables drivers to start their Odyssey in allege of a drive, thereby activating a meridian control complement with a aim heat of 72 degrees before they get to a automobile – ideal for prohibited or cold days. The complement can yield owners with a comfort of a pre-warmed automobile with defogged windows on a cold winter morning, or a pre-cooled interior on prohibited days. The complement will automatically work a heater, front and back defrosters, front exhilarated seats (if equipped), exhilarated steering circle (if equipped), exhilarated side mirror, atmosphere conditioning, and front chair movement (if equipped) as needed.

The remote engine start underline is built into a pivotal fobs granted with a vehicle, and is designed to have a operation of operation of approximately 100 ft. To start a engine remotely, a owners presses a LOCK symbol and afterwards binds a ENGINE symbol for a second. The Odyssey’s jeopardy lights will flash, indicating that a vigilance has been received. When a engine is started remotely, a wipers, lighting and audio systems sojourn off, and a confidence complement stays set. The engine will run for adult to 10 mins after remote starting and can be extended by another 10 mins regulating a same procedure, and afterwards tighten off automatically if a owners doesn’t strech a automobile within that time. When a owners does get to a Odyssey within 10 minutes, or extended duration if a procession is instituted a second time, a engine will keep regulating while a owners unlocks a vehicle, gets in, relates a stop and presses a Odyssey’s START button, that turns on all of a vehicle’s systems.

Walk Away Door Lock 
Included on EX and above trims, a new Walk Away Door Lock feature automatically thatch a Odyssey when a motorist leaves a vehicle. This hands-free locking capability adds bland preference that’s generally useful when a motorist has his or her hands full or is distracted. In customary use, when all doors are sealed and a motorist walks away, a Odyssey will automatically tighten when a pivotal holder’s stretch from a automobile exceeds 8.2 feet for dual seconds or some-more and when no other pivotal is rescued inside a vehicle. An heard buzzer sounds and a jeopardy lights peep to endorse that a automobile has locked. The Walk Away Door Lock feature is programmable, and might be incited on or off as a motorist prefers.

Power Windows, Locks and Mirrors
Power windows are customary apparatus on all Odyssey models and embody auto-up and -down operation on a driver’s and front passenger’s windows (all trims), and both second-row doorway windows (EX and above). Power doorway thatch and energy mirrors are customary apparatus on all Odyssey models. EX and above models embody exhilarated extraneous mirrors. Smart entrance is customary on Odyssey EX and above trims.

One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
The Odyssey EX-L, EX-L NR, Touring and Elite trims underline a energy sloping and shifting moonroof with a primer sunshade. To lean or slip a moonroof, a motorist or front newcomer needs usually to entirely press a ceiling-mounted switch once (instead of dire and holding it for several seconds). The moonroof entirely opens or closes automatically. However, if a user wishes to usually partially open or tighten a moonroof (such as to grasp prejudiced ventilation), a lighter hold yields entirely primer control. The moonroof can also lean to yield ventilation. An auto-reverse underline is built in, assisting to lessen a probability of a pinched finger or limb. If a moonroof motor’s ECU detects a threshold turn of involuntary resistance, indicating a probable obstruction, a engine will automatically retreat and giveaway a moonroof.

Sliding Sun Shades
For increasing rear-seat privacy, reduced solar loading and glare, Odyssey EX and above models have customary manually operated sunshades for any second-row doorway side window. Touring and Elite models also have sunshades in a third row.

Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Odyssey EX-L and above trims underline an electro chromatic interior rearview counterpart that automatically dims during night pushing to revoke glisten from a headlights of following vehicles.

New HVAC Architecture
For a 2018 Odyssey, a pattern of a meridian control complement has been totally redesigned. In a prior era Odyssey, there was a front Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) territory in a instrument panel, and a apart HVAC territory in right back sidewall of a load area, with cold atmosphere ducting in a roof that ran brazen to a third and second rows. In a new system, there’s a singular high ability HVAC territory adult front that supports all interior zones. For a second and third rows, heating ducts and outlets are in a floor; atmosphere conditioning ducts run by a building and adult a physique side pillars to tractable vents. The pivotal advantages of a new pattern are reduced weight, softened conduct clearway and softened load area storage.

A dual-zone (front/rear) complement is customary on LX, while EX and above trims underline a tri-zone system. Both systems are entirely automatic, featuring hard-key form switches in a core of a instrument quarrel for palliate of operation and involuntary steam control to assistance forestall window fogging.

The systems also underline atmosphere filtration as customary equipment. The air-filtration complement is able of filtering scarcely 100 percent of particulates over 8 microns in distance (the distance of many pollen), as good as about 40 percent of a particulates down to 0.3 microns.

Automatic Tri-Zone Climate Control System
A new era of tri-zone involuntary meridian control is customary for Odyssey EX and above trims. The tri-zone complement lets a driver, front newcomer and back passengers adjust heat and atmosphere placement to accommodate their needs automatically. Both front and back zones are controllable by a driver, or front passenger. With a press of a button, a back territory can be exclusively practiced regulating a control quarrel in a second row, or it can be practiced regulating a CabinControl app on a concordant intelligent phone.

On EX and above, a complement uses information from a onboard tellurian positioning complement receiver to automatically adjust fan speed to recompense for heating from approach sunlight. For larger efficiency, a complement will partially recirculate some cabin atmosphere to revoke cooling in propinquity to a outward temperature.

CabinTalk™
Included on EX-L NR, Touring and Elite trims, CabinTalk uses a HandsFreeLink microphone in a front quarrel to promote audio (speak) to a second and third row. CabinTalk is activated regulating a Display Audio touchscreen, that allows a motorist and front newcomer to send audio to a audio complement speakers (Elite trim), a back headphones or both. When a CabinTalk app is in use, BluRay video appearing on a Rear Entertainment System is automatically paused and audio is pale (non BluRay calm can be pale only). Audio and video automatically resumes when a app is closed.

CabinWatch™
Included on Touring and Elite trims, CabinWatch provides a perspective of a second and third rows of seating on a Display Audio touchscreen, where a app is controlled. With elementary smartphone gestures on a Display Audio touchscreen, a motorist can simply wizz in and out on a arrangement for a improved view.

The ceiling-mounted camera is positioned to yield a transparent perspective of any forward-facing or rearward-facing child seats in a second row. The camera works in normal ambient light conditions in daytime. At night, Infrared (IR) Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) yield invisible enlightenment for a camera complement though unfortunate a second and third quarrel passengers.

CabinControl App
An all-new underline customary on Odyssey EX and above trims is a CabinControl app. The downloadable app (iPhone and Android phones only) allows passengers to use their smartphones to control a operation of facilities in a Odyssey. Each phone contingency have a Honda CabinControl app commissioned and open, and afterwards any phone is interconnected with a Odyssey. Up to 7 phones can be connected during once, though a given underline can’t be operated by some-more than one phone simultaneously. Phones can control all a simple functions of a front audio complement with a difference of volume, control a Rear Entertainment System (if equipped), and a back meridian control system. Any connected phone can also demeanour adult an residence or indicate of interest, and afterwards send it to a Odyssey’s navigation complement (if equipped) where a motorist can accept it or reject it.

The Social Playlist underline is singular in that all 7 connected phones can use it simultaneously. Social Playlist lets passengers share songs (must be DRM free) on their device to a playlist that appears on a Odyssey’s Display Audio hold shade where a motorist can perspective and control it.     

HondaLink and HondaLink App 
The Odyssey Touring and Elite offer HondaLink, Honda’s cloud-based connected automobile system. HondaLink works with a owner’s concordant smartphone and information package to bond with a Odyssey’s embedded telematics system. The facilities of HondaLink work anytime a phone and a automobile both have a information connection.

This subscription-based complement allows Odyssey owners to entrance a operation of facilities and functionality:

  • Remote engine start with status
  • Remote doorway lock/unlock with status
  • Automated pile-up presentation with location
  • Concierge Call
  • Remote “Find My Car”
  • Remote stolen automobile tracking
  • Remote fuel and operation status
  • Remote Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) status

HondaLink Assist
An additional new underline on Odyssey EX and above is HondaLink Assist, that can assistance ask puncture assistance for drivers. If a concordant phone is interconnected by Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, there is a mobile tie and an airbag deployment sensor is triggered, a complement is designed to automatically try to forewarn an operator, news a car’s stream location, and concede occupants to speak directly to a operator. The user can afterwards hit puncture services if needed.

Electric Parking Brake with Brake Hold
See Chassis territory for some-more information.

HomeLink® Remote System
Odyssey EX-L and aloft trims underline a HomeLink® concept remote system, located on a interior back perspective mirror, that can be automatic with a codes of adult to 3 devices, such as a garage-door opener or home confidence system.

Driver Preferences
Odyssey EX-L and above trims come with dual keyless remotes with singular identifiers. Each remote can be set with singular profiles to accommodate a particular preferences of dual opposite drivers. The accessible preferences embody motorist chair and counterpart positions, along with name HVAC functions. Other preferences embody branch entrance lights on or off, doorway tighten and clear modes and more. In a eventuality both owners use a automobile during a same time, a Odyssey will commend a keyless remote that approaches a driver’s doorway first.

Capless Fueling System
The Odyssey’s capless fueling eliminates a fuel cap, definition that fueling a automobile simply requires opening a fuel lid, refueling, and afterwards shutting a lid. This intelligent and easy-to-use pattern eliminates a need to hold a unwashed fuel cap, reduces a probability of deleterious a vehicle’s paint with a fuel top or tether, or forgetful a fuel top during a gas station.

HondaVAC®
Standard on a 2018 Odyssey Touring and Elite, a HondaVAC™ was grown in and with industry-leader Shop-Vac®, and is stoical of a absolute vacuum, replaceable filter and bin bag, with projection accessories orderly integrated into a dedicated space on a driver’s side bulkhead of a back load area. HondaVAC creates discerning cleanups a snap no matter a location, charity absolute cleaning suction and an integrated hose and cleaning attachments that strech into each dilemma of a Odyssey’s cabin. The HondaVAC system’s absolute electric engine never needs an opening or recharging, can work invariably when a engine is running, and will continue to work for adult to 8 mins when a automobile is incited off.

Comfort and Convenience Features

Feature

LX

EX

EX-L,
EX-L NR

Touring

Elite

Automatic Climate Control System with Humidity Control and Air Filtration

2-Zone 

3-Zone
with Solar Link

3-Zone
with Solar Link

3-Zone
with Solar Link

3-Zone
with Solar Link

Push Button Start

Smart Entry

 

Walk-Away Door Lock

 

Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down

Front Row

Front and 2nd Rows

Front and 2nd Rows

Front and 2nd Rows

Front and 2nd Rows

Power Door and Tailgate Locks

Electric Parking Brake with Brake Hold

Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column

Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror

 

 

Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel

 

 

Heated

Ambient LED Lighting (FR Overhead)

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• 

 •

Ambient LED Lighting (DR/PA Footwell, FR Door Inner Handle, IP Accent)

 

 

 

 

Courtesy Door Lights (Front Row)

Multi-Functional Center Console Storage

Lockable Glove Compartment

Number of Driver and Front Passenger Seatback Pockets

Pass. Only

1

EXL: 1
EXL N/R: 2

2

2

Push to Open Fuel Filler Door

Rear Window Defroster with Timer

Rear-Seat Heater Ducts

Cargo Area Light

Capless Fuel Filler

Map Lights (All Rows)

Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls

Cruise / Audio / Phone

Cruise / Audio / Phone / Display Audio

Cruise / Audio / Phone / Display Audio

Cruise / Audio / Phone / Display Audio

Cruise / Audio / Phone / Display Audio

Floor Mats

1st 2nd Row

All 3 Rows

All 3 Rows

All 3 Rows

All 3 Rows

Beverage Holders (Front Row-X / 2nd-Row-X / 3rd-Row-X)

FR: 4
2nd: 4
3rd: 4

FR: 4
2nd: 7
3rd: 4

FR: 4
2nd: 7
3rd: 4

FR: 4
2nd: 7
3rd: 4

FR: 4
2nd: 7
3rd: 4

HomeLink® Remote System18

 

 

Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Conversation Mirror with Sunglasses Holder

Rear Entertainment System

 

 

EX-L NR

Integrated Side Sunshades

 

2nd row

2nd row

2nd and 3rd row

2nd and 3rd row

CabinTalk

 

 

EX-L N/R

CabinWatch

 

 

 

CabinControl App

 

HondaLink and HondaLink App

 

 

 

HondaVAC™