2016 Honda Odyssey Buyer’s Guide 2777 South Havana Street Denver, CO 80014 MileHighHonda.com 303-743-5199 1 2016 Honda Odyssey Buyer’s Guide While the Honda Odyssey is known as a minivan, it certainly offers mega options. To help you navigate the 2016 Odyssey’s many features and trims, we bundled buyer-friendly information alongside key specs and options in the following buyer’s guide. It will give you a chance to learn: • • • • • • The backstory of Honda’s modern minivan Odyssey engine and mileage specs What’s new for the 2016 Odyssey What’s included in each trim level By the end of the guide, you’ll be set to head to the dealership, sign off on the paperwork, and drive your magnificent minivan into the sunset or to soccer practice, maybe even both. • Let’s get started! • An Odyssey Evolution: The Minivan That Can Year after year, Honda has proven the Odyssey’s status as a model minivan instead of just another minivan model. Check out some of the Odyssey’s feats through the years: Early innovations: Even back in the mid-1990s, the Odyssey was considered a segment innovator, offering buyers interior touches that were ahead of their time, such as the 1995 Odyssey’s unique dual glovebox. Turn of the century: With the Odyssey’s former four-cylinder engine swapped for a robust 3.5-liter V6 and inventive storage nooks and consoles that became the minivan’s calling card, the turn-of-thecentury Odyssey upgrade has been the model’s biggest overhaul yet. The 2000 model year even offered an optional navigation system, way before this technology was considered commonplace. Fourth generation: Fast forward 14 years to the 2014 Odyssey’s debut that brought more groundbreaking ingenuity to the auto realm with the introduction of the first-ever on-board vacuum, HondaVAC®. The future: With its top performance marks in key categories and desirable features for families of all sizes, this versatile minivan shows no signs of stopping its successful journey anytime soon. Mechanical Overview: Engine and Mileage The 2016 Honda Odyssey’s six trim styles share the same willing powertrain. Defying the dreaded acceleration struggle that so many other vans get caught up in, the Odyssey’s 248-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine adds a bit of excitement to family cruising. This ample power, backed by 250 lb-ft of torque, gives the Odyssey plenty of gusto for errand runs and highway travel. Plus EPA estimates of 19 city and 28 highway mpg allow the Odyssey to leave an economic footprint that’s far smaller than most would guess. MileHighHonda.com 2 2016 Honda Odyssey Buyer’s Guide Honda Odyssey Safety Basics All Odysseys come equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission, sturdy suspension, and a potent set of brakes, adding up to a ride that’s steady, responsive, and safe. A Minivan’s Greatest Ally: Cargo and Small Storage If you’re looking to tote up to eight travelers, whether you’re going for your monthly bulk grocery run or paying your weekly carpool dues, space for carry-ons is essential. Luckily, those who choose the Honda Odyssey have no shortage of built-in space, which means no one has to travel with a cold jug of milk on their lap. The Odyssey is definitely a van that was designed first and foremost in the name of safety, a mission that’s evident in the model’s many standard safety features. One source of the minivan’s inner sense of might is its resilient, high-strength construction made using Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering. A comprehensive airbag suite that extends from the front seat to the rear row builds on this safety aptitude. The 2016 Honda Odyssey offers 38.4 cubic feet of room behind the third row of seats, which is plenty to stack the kids’ backpacks, coworkers’ briefcases, or both. Behind the second row, you’ll find 93.1 cubic feet after you fold the final row flat in a cinch with the Odyssey’s special Magic Seat. This row can also be split 60/40 for those times when you need extra toting room but still need next-to-full seating capacity. An expanse of 148.5 cubic feet is available behind the front row, which is enough room for your Odyssey to take on the role of a not-so-mini moving van when it’s needed. Your small storage options are also abundant in the Odyssey. Cupholders are positioned within reach for every passenger, a removable center console doubles as a lined van trash can, and a nifty cooled glovebox compartment, available on upper trim models, keeps snacks chilled in transit. MileHighHonda.com Advanced brake technology, including a four-wheel anti-lock brake system, Brake Assist, and Electronic Brake Force Distribution, adds to the Odyssey’s smooth operating abilities. Standard daytime running lights make your presence known to other drivers, and a rearview camera with guidelines, standard on every model, is a must-have extra that simplifies driveway navigations considerably. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s crash test evaluation, the 2016 Honda Odyssey earned a perfect score and the highly coveted Top Safety Pick designation. The Odyssey was also awarded a top rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of five stars overall. 3 2016 Honda Odyssey Buyer’s Guide About Honda Sensing Technology Honda’s most recent safety technology set, collectively known as Honda Sensing, uses tiny cameras and radar technology to act as your van’s eyes and ears. Two of these features are available on the 2016 Honda Odyssey trims EX-L and above. Small cameras set into the Odyssey’s Lane Departure Warning system read highway pavement markings. If the system senses that you’re drifting out of your defined lane without using a turn signal, it will alert you with an audible and visual warning. The second sensing feature, Forward Collision Warning, uses a camera at the front of the van to monitor the vehicles in front of you. In addition to picking up another car in your path, the system measures the distance between you and the vehicle directly ahead and watches the rate at which this space fluctuates. Forward Collision Warning keeps drivers cognizant of upcoming changes in the flow of traffic, allotting you extra time to slow down when it counts most. equipped on each model so you can choose the trim level that meets the wants and needs of you and your crew. Base Honda Odyssey LX Key Features: Seats seven, power-adjustable front seats, Bluetooth, rearview camera The Honda Odyssey LX isn’t your run-of-the-mill barebones base model. The LX provides ample comfort for seven passengers and entertainment and convenience features that many consider road trip luxuries. On the outside, the LX is equipped with 17-inch steel wheels, a rear spoiler, and rear privacy glass. Inside, the Honda Odyssey LX provides a calm, cool, and collected interior. Active noise cancellation matches its smooth riding powertrain, and manual twozone air-conditioning keeps travelers cool on summer journeys. An eight-way power driver’s seat, four-way power front passenger seat, and tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel give total comfort and control to the pilot and co-pilot. Entertainment features are abundant in the entrylevel Odyssey. Drivers have access to an 8-inch multiinformation display and a seven-speaker audio system on board to play CDs, stream Pandora internet radio, or play compatible devices connected via auxiliary input or USB port. Selecting the Trim That’s Right for You The 2016 Odyssey is available in six trim styles: LX, EX, SE, EX-L, Touring, and Touring Elite. Consult the sections below to get to know the features that come MileHighHonda.com Honda Odyssey EX Key Features: Seats eight, multi-adjustable second row, Honda LaneWatch, HondaLink The next Odyssey introduces a greater level of versatility to the minivan interior that’s particularly 5 2016 Honda Odyssey Buyer’s Guide appealing to growing families. The most notable upgrade, standard on the EX and above, is an extra passenger seat that bumps available occupancy up to eight. Outer enhancements include 17-inch alloy wheels, power-sliding doors, automatic headlights, and heated mirrors. Peel back the layers of this talented van trim and you’ll find a wealth of updated technology from the dashboard to its back seat. Another major draw of the Odyssey EX (and above) is its configurable second row middle seat that has a dual function. It can be easily removed to make way for back seat riders to reach the third row or it can slide forward to bring a child secured in a safety seat closer to the parents up front. The Odyssey EX also features advanced entertainment options, including Honda’s camera-run LaneWatch system standard and a 7-inch touchscreen that runs HondaLink smartphone integration with Aha apps. Enhanced comfort and convenience features on the EX include keyless ignition and entry, two-way power lumbar adjustment for the driver’s seat, a conversation mirror, removable front center console, and tri-zone automatic climate control. 2016 Honda Odyssey Special Edition Key Features: Seats eight, HondaVAC®, rear seat entertainment system, SiriusXM New for 2016, the Honda Odyssey Special Edition, or SE, bundles the model’s most groundbreaking features into one memorable package. MileHighHonda.com Between the signature HondaVAC® van vacuum on board to keep crumbs at bay and the Honda rear entertainment system with wireless headsets to keep the kids optimally occupied, you may find it tough to get out of the SE once you get to your destination. This package also adds in a 115-volt power outlet and SiriusXM Radio. The high-value features that the SE brings were once only offered to buyers in the highest package level, making it a must-have for buyers after a well-run van interior at a more modest price tag. Honda Odyssey EX-L Key Features: Seats eight, leather seating, sunroof, Honda Sensing Honda’s fourth trim in the Odyssey lineup, the EX-L, adds the surefire trappings of a luxury mover with leather seating, heated front seats, a sunroof, and a chillable glovebox. Additional upscale conveniences include: • Leather-wrapped steering wheel • Power liftgate • Heated front seats • Auto-dimming rearview mirror • Forward Collision Warning • Lane Departure Warning EX-L buyers also have a choice of two additional packages, one that adds a voice-operated navigation system and another that brings in the rear seat entertainment system and the power outlet from the SE bundle. 6 2016 Honda Odyssey Buyer’s Guide Honda Odyssey Touring Key Features: Seats eight, navigation system, rear seat entertainment system For those interested in a van that’s equipped with maximum gadgets, one of the two top Odyssey trims may be just what you’re looking for. Advanced outer elements on the Odyssey Touring include 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, and front and rear parking sensors. Inside, driver memory settings and the navigation and rear seat entertainment systems offered on the EX-L are both standard. Bringing Your Odyssey Home With plenty of space, safety, and style, the 2016 Honda Odyssey is a minivan that’s equal parts fun and function. No matter which package you pick, this modern minivan’s superior adaptability makes it ready to take on any challenge your family throws its way for many years to come. Good luck with your Odyssey! Honda Odyssey Touring Elite Key Features: Seats eight, HondaVAC®, ultra-wide rear seat entertainment system The top-of-the-line Odyssey Touring Elite adds xenon headlights, brings back the HondaVAC®, and ups the speaker count to 12 for superior surround sound quality. The Touring Elite is also known for its inspiring rear seat entertainment system that features a huge 16.2inch widescreen monitor with HDMI input that allows backseat watchers to see two programs play side by side simultaneously. Wireless headphones shared on the SE’s system keep passengers plugged in and entertained without the chance of getting tangled up. 19 city/28 highway/22 combined mpg rating. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors. 2777 South Havana St Denver, CO 80014 MileHighHonda.com 303-743-5199 We’ll Make Your First Month’s Payment! (With This Coupon) Must present printed coupon at time of purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offers. First month’s payment waived up to $500. Valid on the lease or purchase of any new Honda excluding the Honda Fit. Valid only at Mile High Honda. See dealer for details. Offer expires December 31, 2016. 250 OFF $ Any Pre-Owned Vehicle (With This Coupon) Must present printed coupon at time of purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Valid only at Mile High Honda. Offer expires December 31, 2016.
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