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2011 Honda Odyssey Review and Price

About 2011 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey has always been admired as a family vehicle that can pack a lot of space and offer a smooth ride.To learn more about what are these, check out the review below.

Q. Who are competitors of the 2011 Honda Odyssey.

A. The 2011 Toyota Sienna, Ford Flex, Nissan Quest and Chrysler Town & Country come in the same category offering different features and give tough competition to the 2011 Honda Odyssey.

Q. When is the 2011 Honda Odyssey expected to launch ?.

A. If history is taken into account the 2011 Honda Odyssey is going to release around  2010 September.

Q. What are the styling details about 2011 Honda Odyssey ?

In terms of styling, the 2011 Honda Odyssey is built with an all-new body.  The overall external dimensions is increased slightly.

Q. Amy detail about the engines ?

Like the previous models, the 2011 Honda Odyssey will still offer a single engine choice and front wheel drive system. The engine that is used will be a 3.5-liter V6 engine that can deliver around 250 horsepower and up to 245 lb-ft torque. It will also offer only a single transmission, which is a six-speed automatic, which is an improvement from the previous five-speed automatic transmission.

Q. What is VCM Technology ?

A. Very good question. The VCM technology stands for the Variable Cylinder Management technology. This technology is used to save the gas.  Fundamentally when lower power is needed lesser number of the cylinders are fired. When higher power is needed more cylinders come in action.

2011 Honda Odyssey

Q. What is the fuel Economy of 2011 Honda Odyssey.

In terms of fuel economy, the average mpg for the city and highway is at 17 and 25, respectively. Its improved fuel economy performance can be credited to the Variable Cylinder Management ( VCM) technology we just learned earlier.

Q. What are the various gadgets and features of the 2011 Honda Odyssey.

Consumers will also be delighted with the wide range of features available for the 2011 Honda Odyssey including the  16.2-inch video screen. It also has a  refrigerated dashboard bin – which is available in very few vehicles. You can use your  iPods to listen to the MP3 music.

Q. When is 2011 Odyssey expected to release ?

A. If we follow the historical release dates, the 2011 Honda odyssey will release around autumn 2010.

Pro’s of 2011 Honda Odyssey

*It is packed with entertainment features and electronic gears;

*The engine power is excellent;

*Distinctive and aesthetically appealing style;

*Fuel economy rating is a major improvement from last year’s edition.

2011 Honda Odyssey interior

Con’s of 2011 Honda Odyssey

*It is an expensive minivan!

Pricing Details

The pricing for the 2011 edition is expected to be same as  that of its predecessor, wherein the price range is expected to be somewhere between $28,000 and the most expensive model expected at $44,000. Unlike other vehicle models though that offer you individual packages or upgrade options, the models in this lineup come with a set of options or features that you can pick from, hence prices are more definite.

The Bottom Line

The 2011 Honda Odyssey is the perfect choice for anyone looking to get a mini-van that comes loaded with plenty of features. It is for this reason why this vehicle series is one of America’s most popular. On the other hand, it offers decent mileage when driving this on a city or highway. Hence, it comes with the practicality you need to make full use of this vehicle.

photo credit caranddriver.com

  1. Wow.
    August 13th, 2010 at 09:03 | #1


  2. Zipcar
    August 16th, 2010 at 14:03 | #2

    Anyone has an idea of the exact 2011 honda odyssey release date ? I could not find any specific date.

  3. High Commander
    August 20th, 2010 at 06:30 | #3

    Is there any chance that someone who speaks English could review these articles before they publish?

  4. GDK
    September 28th, 2010 at 21:05 | #4

    October, 22, 2010 in Canada.

  5. Odyssey Owner
    October 29th, 2010 at 19:19 | #5

    Glad I bought the 2010 Odyssey… the 2011 looks more like a hearse then a mini van.