The Honda Odyssey 2018 to get a refreshed look

Updated Sep 28, 2020 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

Honda will unveil the updated Honda Odyssey 2018 next month.

The Honda Odyssey is now 2 years old and it is such a good time for the Japanese carmaker to make a new look for their minivan. According to the latest car news, the company will be launching the upgraded Honda Odyssey 2018 in their domestic market with a great refresh in both exterior and interior.

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In the exterior, the Odyssey 2018 is adorned with clearer corner edges at the front and the rear. In detail, the front gets a new bumper which is now accompanied with larger faux air intakes playing the role of the car’s LED foglight housings. The new trim pieces make the front bumper’s corner be squared-off, bringing it a more sporty look.

front fascia of the Honda Odyssey 2018

The new trim pieces make the front bumper’s corner be squared-off, bringing it a more sporty look

Additionally, the front apron achieves a more angled design with an extended lip from the improved center intake. The chrome grille has also been replaced with slender chrome strips surrounding the aforementioned piece, giving it a 'polished metal' look. Headlights are also refreshed with a new LED light signature. Noticeably, the Honda Odyssey 2018 is redesigned with all-new alloy wheels.

Meanwhile, the rear seems to be made with fewer changes than the front. It is just equipped with a reshaped bumper.

Coming to the Honda Odyssey 2018 interior, the cabin gets no change in design but there are some differences lying in its trimmings. Another highlight of the 2018 version is a new model for the wood-effect trim on the dash with a darker shade. The more advanced models keep the airplane-style Ottoman seats which are able to fold, rotate and slide.

>>> Related: Complete guide to the current PH-market Honda Odyssey

Interior of the Honda Odyssey 2018

The more advanced models keep the airplane-style Ottoman seats which are able to fold, rotate and slide

All Japanese Odyssey versions now meet standard with the Honda Sensing safety features including Lane Keep Assist System, Low-Speed Follow, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning.

Standing out from those features is a brake-throttle override which can stop engine power in case of both brake pedal and gas are operated. Stability control, traction as well as airbags all reach the standard.

Angular front of a white Honda Odyssey 2018

Honda Japan has yet to disclose full information on specs

About the Honda Odyssey 2018 engine, still, Honda Japan has yet to disclose full information on specs but we expect the model will run with the 2.4-L Earth Dreams i-VTEC. The carmaker also informs that the hybrid system has been boosted to bring a more powerful drive.

While waiting for further details about this minivan, let's check out the Honda Odyssey 2017 prices in the Philippines:

The Honda Odyssey 2017 variants and prices in the Philippines
Variant Price
Honda Odyssey 2.4L EX CVT ₱1,959,000
Honda Odyssey 2.4L EX-V Navi ₱2,399,000

Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.

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Honda Odyssey

Honda released a fashionable Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) with a 7-seater and sliding doors. Released in 1994 for Japanese, Honda Odyssey was the fifth generation of cars that were available worldwide. The EX Navi and the EX-V trim levels are the only two variants released in the Philippines. The new Honda Odyssey is a player for minivan type cars and fuel-saving advantage technology that suits modern families well. The exterior design for the EX-V Navi features dark chrome paint; on the other hand, the EX series comes with chrome paint. Odyssey comes with the CVT transmission and DOHC i-VTEC 4 cylinder engine with 2.4-liter capacity. The engines produce 173 hp at 6,200 rpm and 226 nm at 4,000 rpm. Passengers will still be comfortable because of the additional automatic triple-zone air condition system. The second-row seats can be adjusted front and back, while the third comes with three-way split reclining seats and can be flattened for luggage purposes. Equipped with Captain Cradle Seats with Ottoman, and high-quality leather-like seats, the interior remains with a modern suite room design. The sedan-like car has performance that is outstanding for a smooth ride. With its powerful engine, you will feel like driving a minivan, and it has plenty of space that is perfect for your family trips.

From ₱2,298,000

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