Honda Automobiles: Best-Selling Honda Odyssey Returns for 2015 with Stellar Reputation for Safety Performance, Innovation, Fuel Efficiency, Purchase Value and Retained Value

Beginning Aug. 2, a class-leading 2015 Honda Odyssey goes on sale with a starting Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)1 of $28,975. The Odyssey was a tip offered minivan with particular (retail) automobile buyers in a U.S. in 2013 and in a initial 5 months of 2014, formed on new-vehicle registration statistics from IHS Automotive2.

The Odyssey perceived a horde of powertrain, styling, interior, underline and reserve apparatus upgrades for a 2014 indication year, including a acclaimed in-vehicle opening cleaner, a HondaVAC, featured on a Odyssey Touring Elite. Other upgrades designed to accommodate a needs of active families enclosed a further of a customary 6-speed involuntary smoothness ensuing in class-leading EPA fuel-economy ratings, extended reserve apparatus and connectivity upgrades.

These changes and a functionality of a elemental pattern elicited countless 2014 awards. These ranged from Parents Magazine and Edumunds.com Best Minivan for Families and a Best Value endowment from Kiplinger’s Personal Finance to a Good Housekeeping VIP (Very Innovative Products) endowment and a American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) fixing a Odyssey a “greener choices of 2014” as a top ranked minivan. The 2014 Odyssey was a initial and usually minivan that indication year to acquire a desired Top Safety Pick+ rating from a Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, and a 2015 indication is approaching to be likewise honored. View, build and cost during 2015 Honda Odyssey during automobiles.honda.com/odyssey.

 

Powertrain
The 2015 Odyssey facilities a 3.5-liter, 24-valve V-6 engine producing 248 hp during 5,700 rpm and 250 lb-ft of torque during 4,800 rpm. Honda’s i-VTEC® enhances energy smoothness while Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM®) helps maximize fuel potency and revoke emissions. The engine is interconnected with a 6-speed involuntary smoothness for EPA fuel-economy ratings of 19/28 mpg3 city/highway and California Air Resources Board (CARB) ULEV-2 emissions certification4.

Body
Refined and youthful, sporty and advanced, a Odyssey’s styling includes reward elements including black-trimmed headlights, accessible haze lights, a robust hood, and black-surround grille for an upscale appearance. Body-color matched side mirrors and splendid chrome trim supplement to a reward appearance. Rear styling and LED taillights with transparent lenses and eye-catching fringe “light pipes” supplement to a discriminating look.

Lightweight aluminum is used for a hood, front fenders and front cessation revoke control arms. The LX indication facilities 17-inch steel wheels with covers, while EX and EX-L models implement 17-inch aluminum amalgamate wheels. Touring and Touring Elite models underline 18-inch reward competition aluminum amalgamate wheels.

The 2015 Odyssey EX, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite models have a wiper-linked headlight complement that automatically turns on a headlights when a front wipers are activated. In addition, customary one-touch spin signals yield preference for a motorist when creation slight line changes. With this system, one crack of a turn-signal pull provides 3 blinks of a spin signals – ideal for changing lanes. Pressing a pull past a “click point” provides continual blinking.

A keyless entrance complement with pull symbol start on EX, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite allows a motorist to proceed a vehicle, open a doorway and start a engine – all but touching a key. The complement usually requires a motorist have possession of a pivotal fob. The complement also simplifies opening a shifting side doors and tailgate – locking all doors when withdrawal a car requires usually touching a close symbol on any doorway handle.

Interior
The 2015 Odyssey’s interior is ideal for families, with high-grade scale enlightenment and interior lighting, chrome-trimmed instrument dials and doorway handles, an accessible 7-inch touch-screen, and an ideally positioned DVD actor for a accessible Rear Entertainment System. Sophisticated styling and white halo lighting make a orchestration easier to review and a meridian controls easy to operate.

All 2015 Odyssey models and trim levels embody an Expanded View Driver’s Mirror. The driver’s side counterpart provides a 19-percent boost in manifest area, charity an extended perspective of objects that competence differently be dark in a vehicle’s blind spot. Included on Odyssey EX, EX-L and Touring models, a Honda LaneWatch™ arrangement provides an stretched back perspective of a newcomer side roadway. The complement uses a camera mounted on a bottom of a newcomer doorway mirror, that when activated by a right spin vigilance or a signal-stalk LaneWatch™ button, displays a live, 80-degree perspective of a passenger-side roadway, compared to 18- to 22-degrees customary of a customary doorway mirror.

A rearview camera is customary on all Odyssey models. Odyssey LX, EX and EX-L models underline a single-angle “Normal View” display, while EX-L Navi, Touring and Touring Elite models have a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with wide, normal and top-down views – all with softened visible quality. All rearview camera systems underline guidelines.

HondaVAC™
The Odyssey Touring Elite facilities a initial minivan in-vehicle opening cleaner system, HondaVac™ that is designed to assistance families keep a minivan interior neat and clean. Engineered for dry use, a HondaVAC™ operates on a vehicle’s 12-volt electrical system, and a opening simply surpasses that of a handheld rechargeable vacuums.

Integrated in a back load area of a vehicle, a HondaVAC™ includes an extendable hose that can strech each interior dilemma of a vehicle. Two apart conduct attachments enhance versatility, while a removable waste bin and replaceable filter bag creates progressing a opening easy. To strengthen a car battery’s state of charge, a HondaVAC™ runs adult to 8 mins when a vehicle’s ignition is in Accessory mode – or invariably if a engine is running.

Audio, Connectivity Rear Entertainment
Odyssey EX, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite models have discerning hold row controls that revoke symbol confusion on a core stack. An top 8-inch arrangement and a revoke 7-inch arrangement yield a easier altogether interface improving usability of mixed facilities during one time (i.e. phone and audio. navigation and audio, etc.).

When interconnected to a concordant mobile phone, Aha™ and Pandora® interfaces are accessible on EX, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite models. XM® Radio is enclosed in EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite models, a HDD audio complement comes on a EX-L Navi, Touring and Touring Elite models, and a back DVD actor is customary in EX-L RES, Touring and Touring Elite models. The Touring Elite also facilities HD Radio™ and new Neural 5.1 Surround™ audio.

Audio complement outlay is 240 watts for Odyssey LX, 270 watts for EX, EX-L and EX-L RES, and 246 watts for EX-L Navi and Touring. The reward audio complement in a Odyssey Touring Elite has 650 watts. All audio systems have 7 speakers solely for a Touring Elite, that facilities 12 speakers.

HandsFreeLink® is enclosed on all models, and Bluetooth® audio streaming, SMS and email functions are accessible with concordant smartphones. Additional facilities embody a phonebook, call history, speed dial and hit picture. Odyssey EX, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite embody HondaLink™ featuring Aha™ that offers calm from hundreds of channels by a tethered concordant smartphone.

The Rear Entertainment System (RES) on a EX-L RES, Touring and Touring Elite models facilities an discerning control blueprint and high shade quality. This complement facilities ideal chain of a DVD actor and discerning operation for a back audio controls. Screen fortitude is VGA on EX-L RES and Touring models, and a Touring Elite’s aloft class ultra-widescreen offers increasing resolution.

Safety Equipment Performance
The Odyssey utilizes a next-generation of Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure and creates endless use of high-strength steel in a A-, B- and C-pillars, roof rails, building rails, front physique area, and front subframe. This formula in a really clever front doorway opening with reduction possibility of deformation in a frontal collision.

The 2015 Odyssey has achieved a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including an altogether GOOD rating in a Insurance Institute’s difficult tiny overlie frontal pile-up test.

Advanced driver-assistive technologies accessible on a Odyssey embody Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). Using a Odyssey’s front camera module, FCW warns of a probable collision with a car rescued in front, while LDW notifies a motorist of departures from rescued lanes5. The dual systems are finished together on Odyssey EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite models, and yield visible and heard warnings.

North American Development and Manufacturing
The Odyssey was designed in Los Angeles, engineered during Honda RD America’s in Ohio and is manufactured6 by Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in Lincoln, Alabama.

For More Information
Consumer information is accessible during automobiles.honda.com/odyssey. To join a Odyssey village on Facebook, revisit facebook.com/Honda/Odyssey. Additional media information including, pricing, facilities and high-resolution photography of a 2015 Honda Odyssey is accessible during hondanews.com/channels/honda-automobiles-odyssey.

1Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) incompatible tax, license, registration, $830 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.
2Based on IHS Automotive, Polk U.S. new sell registrations for 2013 and YTD May 2014.
32015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle.
4ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) models as approved by a California Air Resources Board (CARB).
5FCW can't detect all objects forward and might not detect a given object; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and other factors. System operation influenced by high interior heat. FCW does not embody a braking function. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions. LDW usually alerts drivers when line deposit is rescued but a spin vigilance in use. LDW might not detect all line markings or line departures; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and highway condition. System operation influenced by impassioned interior heat. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions.
6The Odyssey is built regulating domestically and globally sourced parts.
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