Updates and Changes to the 2019 Honda Odyssey
Honda’s 2019 Odyssey model is yet to be launched formally. Still, there is a lot of speculation around this new version of the popular minivan. Honda gave a huge revamp to this vehicle in 2018 and it is looking to make some minor tweaks to the 2019 model. A light and stiff platform was introduced in 2018. The company is expected to continue with the same in the coming year as well. If you are looking to own this amazing vehicle, here are the latest updates and changes that are expected in the 2019 Honda Odyssey.
Quality and Comfort
The Honda Odyssey is a popular choice of minivan for families that love to travel together. The new model is also designed to cater to their needs. It can haul larger families and keep them comfortable throughout the journey. There is ample space for seating in this vehicle. Most importantly, it is decked out with the latest technology to make your family hauling drives easier and better.
Space and utility features in the interior of the 2019 Honda Odyssey are quite impressive. The company has used soft-touch materials that add a premium feel to the interior. The most noteworthy change is the Magic Slide 2nd-Row Seats™ in the middle row. This feature helps in managing different configurations for seating arrangement. In the latest model, it will allow the middle seats to fold simply by pulling a strap.
In 2018, the Odyssey was one of the few minivans that earned the 5-star rating for their safety features from the EPA. It is expected to remain the same in 2019 as well. Although the official crash test ratings are still not available, it is believed to be one of the safest in its class.
As a family hauler, the Honda Odyssey is one of the most technologically advanced minivans. It uses the intelligent technology of Honda Sensing® to assure maximum safety while driving with the family. Safety features include adaptive cruise control, road departure mitigation, lane keeping assist and collision mitigation braking technology.
The trim levels including EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite have these features as standard. Apart from these, the Honda Odyssey comes with an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system offering access to HondaLink®, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.
When it comes to fuel economy, there is not much competition for the 2019 Honda Odyssey. This model has been rated by EPA at up to 19 mpg in the city, up to 28 mpg on highways and up to 22 mpg combined mileage. It offers this fuel economy irrespective of the heavy build and 3.5-liter V6 engine. With these ratings, it is definitely going to be a highly anticipated vehicle launch for the year 2019.
The 2019 Honda Odyssey will come with six trim levels out of which the base LX model will carry standard features while the EX model will come with revamped features. Some interesting features added to this trim level include LED daytime running lights, tri-zone automatic climate control, blind spot monitoring, 12-way driver’s seat and auto-locking doors.
The 2019 Honda Odyssey is already available your local dealership. Book yours now to enjoy these latest updates and changes made to this beloved minivan.