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2012 Honda Odyssey Review and Price

September 8th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

About 2012 Honda Odyssey

World-famous automaker Honda is set to unveil to the public for the first time the latest concept to arise out of the Odyssey wagon lineup with the upcoming Chicago Auto Show. Hence, all eyes will be peeled on what the 2012 Honda Odyssey will have to offer into the market with already a tough competition going on within this particular segment. There are lots of information to be known about this model and more details are expected to flood in soon.

Although nothing much is confirmed about the 2012 Honda Odyssey, one thing is for sure. The Japanese automaker has confirmed it will still be equipped with the hallmark qualities of the Odyssey series. And yet, you can expect something with a fun-to-drive character, better quality, and lots of innovation. What practical consumers will be pleased with this new version is the overall improvement when it comes to efficiency.

There are several rumors indicating that the 2012 Honda Odyssey could be taking its cues from an existing Honda concept – the hybrid Skydeck concept. If this one proves to be true, then expect scissor doors, CR-Z inspired face, and a general flowing style to represent a corporate design language, which is a design route that Honda might be headed to in the future.

The range of equipments available for the 2012 Honda Odyssey is quite standard. It will include features such as AM/FM radio, air conditioning, cruise control, rear spoiler, tilt steering, tachometer, air bags, power steering, anti-lock brakes, rear defogger, etc. As for the optional set of features, you can get a DVD rear entertainment system and satellite-linked navigation.

The engine equipped for the 2012 Honda Odyssey is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that operates on 3 cylinders when running and 6 cylinders when accelerating. There are three trim levels available wherein the engine can produce up to 355 horsepower. The transmission system available is a 5-speed automatic. All of these engine features are designed to save on fuel costs. There is also a wide range of safety features incorporated by Honda to relive their commitment to protect their consumers. Some of these features include safety locks, dual front-side mounted airbags, traction control, 4-wheel ABS, solid disc brakes, and engine immobilizer.

Pro’s of 2012 Honda Odyssey

*Future corporate design and styling;

*Wide range of safety and standard features;

*Its engine type enable you to save on fuel costs;

*Fun-to-drive appeal.

Con’s of 2012 Honda Odyssey

*Fuel efficiency and pricing details are still unknown.

Pricing Details

The 2012 Honda Odyssey won’t be hitting the market anytime soon. In fact, it has not even been publicly unveiled yet. The pricing details for this vehicle model remains unknown and specific details will be revealed only after the official unveiling of the model to the public.

The Bottom Line

The 2012 Honda Odyssey seem to represent not just the future of the series, but also the future of the brand itself. However, there are still a lot of aspects that are awaiting confirmation. But at this early on in the development cycle, things are looking quite promising.

Resources:

http://www.themotorreport.com.au/49206/honda-odyssey-next-generation-concept-to-debut-at-chicago-auto-show

http://www.autosdesign.com/honda-odyssey1.html

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