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.

Know more about Honda Odyssey 2022

Honda Odyssey

The 2022 Honda Odyssey is a minivan sold by Honda Philippines. The Odyssey has two variants, the seven-seater Odyssey EX-V NAVI 2.4 CVT, and the eight-seater Odyssey EX 2.4 CVT. Honda Odyssey 2022 Philippines price at Php 2,298,000 and Php 2,698,000 respectively. 

Under the hood, the Philippine-spec Odyssey uses a 2.4-liter inline-4 gasoline engine capable of making up to 173 horsepower and 226 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to its front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT).  

Size-wise, the Honda Odyssey is 4,840mm long, 1,820mm wide, and 1,695mm in height. It also has a ground clearance of 150mm, and a wheelbase length of 2,900mm. 

Locally, the Honda Odyssey rivals the likes of the Kia Grand Carnival, Hyundai Grand Starex, Peugeot Traveller, GAC GM8, Maxus G10, among others. 

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