2017 Honda Odyssey

The 2017 Honda Odyssey is will come completely redesigned. Company works on the next generation of this minivan, which is in production for over two decades. Original model was launched in 1995. So far, we have seen four generations of it. Current model is present from 2011, and it was refreshed in 2014. Now it is a turn for complete redesign, which is expected for next year. New model will come with plenty of changes. It will ride on new platform, it will get completely new styling, both outside and inside etc. It will also include plenty of novelties in technical aspect.

2017 Honda Odyssey interior

2017 Honda Odyssey

The 2017 Honda Odyssey is going under complete overhaul. New model will come significantly changed, with plenty of improvements. It will come with new platform, which will provide much better results, especially in terms of comfort. The cabin of new model will be more spacious. Once again, it will feature three rows of seats. However, this time new Honda Odyssey will come with more leg- and headroom, especially for the passengers in the second and third row of seats. Complete interior will be made of hi-quality materials and it will be also full of systems that feature latest technologies.

2017 Honda Odyssey exterior

When it is about exterior, 2017 Odyssey will also come with completely new styling. Test model has been spotted already. It still wears a camouflage and it is hard to predict exact look at this point. However, we expect to see new model based on the company’s latest design language. Overall shape will keep the same manner as current model, while dimensions could be changed a little bit.

2017 Honda Odyssey under the hood

For now, exact details about engine for 2017 Honda Odyssey are still unknown. Although new model is coming with new platform, it is expected that current engine will carry over. It is a 3.5 V6 unit, which is good for around 250 horsepower. However, some improvements both in terms of power and economy are expected. When it is about transmission, current-generation model recently received 6-speed automatic instead of old 5-speed gearbox. So, changes in this aspect are not expected, at least until mid-cycle refresh.  There are also rumors that 2017 Odyssey could come with AWD configuration

2017 Honda Odyssey rear view

2017 Honda Odyssey release date and price

The 2017 Honda Odyssey will come somewhere in the second half of next year, but exact date is still unknown. When it is about price, bigger changes are not expected, compared to current model, which starts at around 29.000 dollars.

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2 Responses to 2017 Honda Odyssey

  1. Charles Attardo says:

    Want to purchase a AWD mini van (but not Toyota) . Would be very interested in a Honda mini van though if it is awd

  2. Brian West says:

    I have a 2001 Odyssey which has served me well for 190,000 miles after replacing the very weak stock rear suspension coils with new variable rate coils. I admit fuel mileage has increased by 2 mpg, but fail to see much in the way of positive changes in the 2016 model over the 2001. Honda has in my opinion downgraded the exterior design (reminds me of a funeral hearse),lowered ground clearance that grinds curbs with the front plastic and cannot get over a 5 inch snow bank at the end of a driveway, and last of all has a rear suspension that radically alters rear tire camber with a minimal load.It would seem that Honda is more interested in being stylish than making improvements in utility and practical function.

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