Honda Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Odyssey
The Honda Odyssey was launched in 1995, and has since represented the gold standard in minivans. Its exceptional interior space, cutting-edge technology, safety and fun to drive character has made it “the most popular minivan with individual American car buyers since 2010…” The Odyssey was also the first to introduce CabinWatch®, the built-in HondaVac and 3rd row seats that fold and recess into the floor. Now, 25 years later, Honda is launching the 2020 Odyssey with some exciting new features and options!
There will be a new 25 Year Anniversary special accessory package available, which includes special badges, chrome accents, illuminated sill panels, a chrome roof rack, and available 19″ wheels. This Anniversary package can be added to any 2020 Honda Odyssey trim level. Also, starting with model year 2020, all Odysseys will come with standard Idle Stop and a 10-speed automatic transmission. This upgraded transmission will be paired paired with its 280 horsepower 3.5 liter i-VTEC™ V6 engine. The new Odyssey color palette will now features a new Platinum White Pearl (replacing the White Diamond Pearl).
Honda EX and above trims will add the Honda Sensing® suite, Magic Slide 2nd Row Seats with seating for eight, power sliding doors and tri-zone automatic climate controls. EX-L trims add a power moonroof, power tailgate, additional USB ports, Navigation and a rear entertainment system. Touring and Elite trims add LED headlamps, HondaLink® with 4G LTE WiFi mobile hotspot (with subscription), HondaVac, and CabinWatch®. Elite adds a heated steering wheel, wireless phone charging, ventilated front seats, power folding mirrors and a premium sound system.
The new 2020 Honda Odyssey will be arriving soon at Keenan Honda!