2018 Honda Odyssey: Magical Seats and a 10-Speed Automatic

2018 Honda Odyssey: Magical Seats and a 10-Speed Automatic - Cabin Fever - The brand-new Odyssey likewise debuts a number of innovations for keeping tabs on and interacting with guests in the rear 2 rows. The most interesting is CabinWatch, where an infrared video camera-- allowing the system to work both in darkness or daytime-- situated in the overhead rear-seat-entertainment system can offer the motorist and front-seat guest with a view of the goings-on in back. The image from the cam is predicted on the control panel's main display screen, and pinch-and-zoom ability permits one to no in on a private rear-seat rider.

2018 Honda Odyssey: Magical Seats and a 10-Speed Automatic

2018 Honda Odyssey: Magical Seats and a 10-Speed Automatic


Regardless of the pattern of households significantly abandoning minivans in favor of three-row crossover SUVs, the minivan market is still substantial. At Honda, the Odyssey continues to be crucial, and it has actually been completely upgraded for 2018. For households sticking it out with minivans, the 2018 Odyssey guarantees more benefit, more flexibility, and-- many of all-- more innovation.

Interacting with headphones-wearing rear-seat travelers can be tough, a circumstance the brand-new CabinTalk system is created to relieve. That system, with a 10.2-inch screen, now can stream PBS Children, iHeartRadio, and Spotify apps by means of a brand-new 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection. Another app, CabinControl, lets users send out a location to the in-car navigation system as well as control the rear-seat environment control and the rear home entertainment system.

Interacting with headphones-wearing rear-seat guests can be tough, a scenario the brand-new CabinTalk system is developed to minimize. That system, with a 10.2-inch screen, now can stream PBS Children, iHeartRadio, and Spotify apps by means of a brand-new 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection. Another app, CabinControl, lets users send out a location to the in-car navigation system as well as control the rear-seat environment control and the rear home entertainment system.

Under the skin, the 2018 Odyssey flights on a brand-new architecture shared with the Pilot and the Ridgeline pickup. The previous six-speed automatic has actually been rejected in favor of a nine-speed system (as seen in the Pilot), while upper trim levels get a brand-new, Honda-designed 10-speed automatic that makes its launching here.

From the outdoors, the newest Odyssey does not make much of a break from its predecessor. There likewise are brand-new LED head- and taillights, and the grille now more carefully looks like that of the Pilot and other current Hondas.

Sit Anyplace - Previous variations of the Odyssey had a detachable center area for the second-row seats, which enabled seating for 3 or separated chairs for 2. The brand-new Odyssey takes that flexibility numerous actions beyond. That enables simpler access to the 3rd row, especially with kid seats in location, which avoid the seats from being able to move and fold out of the method.

Sit Anyplace - Previous variations of the Odyssey had a detachable center area for the second-row seats, which enabled seating for 3 or separated chairs for 2. The brand-new Odyssey takes that flexibility numerous actions beyond. That enables much easier access to the 3rd row, especially with kid seats in location, which avoid the seats from being able to move and fold out of the method.

Under the skin, the 2018 Odyssey trips on a brand-new architecture shared with the Pilot and the Ridgeline pickup. The previous six-speed automatic has actually been rejected in favor of a nine-speed system (as seen in the Pilot), while upper trim levels get a brand-new, Honda-designed 10-speed automatic that makes its launching here.


Cabin Fever - The brand-new Odyssey likewise debuts a number of innovations for keeping tabs on and interacting with travelers in the rear 2 rows. The most interesting is CabinWatch, where an infrared video camera-- making it possible for the system to work both in darkness or daytime-- situated in the overhead rear-seat-entertainment system can offer the motorist and front-seat traveler with a view of the goings-on in back. The image from the cam is forecasted on the control panel's main display screen, and pinch-and-zoom ability enables one to no in on a private rear-seat rider.

More information of Honda's newest Odyssey, which we do not anticipate to cost far more than today's $30,750 entry cost, will be exposed better to the brand-new design's on-sale date this spring.

Up front, the instrument cluster now houses a 7.0-inch color TFT screen, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen audio system (not offered on the base LX) sees the really welcome return of a volume knob, as on the newest CR-V. The Odyssey likewise is the very first recipient of a considerable upgrade to Honda's infotainment software application, which is quicker to react-- we have actually discovered its present touchscreen system slow-- and has extra functions such as enabling users to drop and drag to tailor which apps occupy the faster ways menu.

From the outdoors, the newest Odyssey does not make much of a break from its predecessor. There likewise are brand-new LED head- and taillights, and the grille now more carefully looks like that of the Pilot and other current Hondas.

Regardless of the pattern of households significantly abandoning minivans in favor of three-row crossover SUVs, the minivan market is still large. At Honda, the Odyssey continues to be crucial, and it has actually been totally upgraded for 2018. For households sticking it out with minivans, the 2018 Odyssey guarantees more benefit, more adaptability, and-- many of all-- more innovation.

Suite Life - The 2018 redesign likewise provides Honda an opportunity to capture the Odyssey up with the most current security functions, a location where the outbound design had actually fallen behind. Rear cross-traffic alert is another brand-new addition.

2018 Honda Odyssey: Magical Seats and a 10-Speed Automatic

Up front, the instrument cluster now houses a 7.0-inch color TFT screen, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen audio system (not offered on the base LX) sees the extremely welcome return of a volume knob, as on the newest CR-V. The Odyssey likewise is the very first recipient of a considerable upgrade to Honda's infotainment software application, which is quicker to react-- we have actually discovered its present touchscreen system slow-- and has extra functions such as enabling users to drop and drag to tailor which apps occupy the faster ways menu.