Japanese automakers had announced the pricing details for the 2014 Odyssey. The Odyssey is a brilliantly designed minivan by Honda and received a full-blown makeover and it was first unveiled at the 2013 New York auto show. The latest edition of this minivan will likely be launched in the market in the month of July in 2014. The 2014 Honda Odyssey comes with a starting price of 28, 825 dollars and this is exclusive of tax and other expenses.
For all those who have not seen the 2014 Honda Odyssey, the latest model sports new and exciting styling and is equipped with an infotainment system that supports seamless Bluetooth connectivity for the very first time. This new vehicle from Honda also sports a widened view driver’s mirror, standard Pandora interface and a 4-way power passenger seat across all the models. The new Odyssey will be sold in five exciting trims. These range from the base model of the LX, apart from EX-L, EX and the top trims of the Touring Elite model and the EX-L trim. The highest trim carries a price tag of 44, 450 dollars.
Talking about the technical specifications of the new Odyssey, the new model will be powered by the same 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces a peak power output of 248 bhp and churns a maximum torque of 250 pound feet. The Japanese car manufacturer claims that the 2014 Odyssey is equipped with advanced technical updates that ensure that this stylish minivan provides class-leading fuel mileage, across all its trims. The engine of the 2014 Odyssey is linked to a six-speed automatic transmission gearbox system which is standard on all the five trims of the 2014 Odyssey.
The Touring Elite is the top, high-end trim of the 2014 Odyssey. This trim model boasts of some cutting-edge safety and comfort features. The most striking of the new and exciting features is the Touring Elite’s in-vehicle vacuum cleaning system. The new 2014 Odyssey is the first minivan that comes with a dedicated vacuum cleaner which is labeled as HondaVAC. The Honda VAC vacuum cleaner functions of the vehicle’s 12-volt electrical system. This handy and compact vacuum cleaning system is comfortably tucked at the rear of the car.
Indeed, the Honda VAC vacuum cleaner seen in the 2014 Odyssey has been creating a lot of news ever since it was first announced. The 2014 Odyssey already created a lot of buzz when it was debuted along with the innovative in-car vacuum cleaner. The Honda VAC is also a very pricey accessory and thus, Honda rightly provides it in the top end trim model, the Touring Elite.
The new 2014 Odyssey boasts of a certified fuel mileage of 19 mpg on city roads while on highways, it offers an impressive fuel mileage of 28 mpg. The fuel mileage remains standard in all the five trim models as opposed to the outgoing model, where just the top two models featured 6-speed gearbox system which made the lower –end model deliver faintly lower fuel mileage.