Detroit Auto Show 2017 become a moment for Honda to introduce the fifth generation of the Honda Odyssey. The premium MPV comes with several changes, including the latest 10-speed automated transmission system. Using a six-cylinder engine capacity of 3.5L I-VTEC engine, the new 2017 Honda Odyssey is capable of producing up to 280 HP. The power is claimed 32 HP more than the previous version.
To give you a choice, Honda presents 2017 Honda Odyssey in two transmission options. The 9-speed automatic transmission for the lower models, while the top version is already using a 10-speed automatic transmission. In appearance, the exterior design is not much different from the current model. But to make it look fresh, Honda provides a touch of luxury through the LEDs on the front and rear, the concept of “lightning bolt” also makes the body look slimmer.
“2017 Honda Odyssey comes to raising a family vehicle comfort standards through performance and technology in the minivan segment. All aspects of the design aims to create a happy family members,” said John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda Motor.
Log into the interior, soft fabric lining material is placed on the dashboard and door trim. The presence of touch screen monitors dimensional 8-inch high resolution on the type EX, is able to bring the atmosphere of a premium-class entertainment.
Touch-screen audio system is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for the first time. With these features, allowing users to download over the network 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, or USB. The rear passengers are also given a 10.2-inch screen as a means of entertainment.
Not only that, in order to facilitate interaction in the cabin was also already available CabinTalk and CabinWatch features. This technology makes the driver remains able to communicate with passengers using the camera and speaker.
The first and second row seats covered with anti-stain skin. The system configuration in the cabin space is supported with the “magic slide” that is able to regulate the level of spaciousness in four ways.