2008 Honda Odyssey
The significantly-updated-for-2008 Honda Odyssey minivan receives new outside styling on with a more fuel-efficient interpretation of the uncommitted Varying Cylinder Direction&swap; (VCM®) i-VTEC V-6 locomotive. Outside styling focuses on a bolder, six-sided grillwork conception and a forepart bumper facia with chip lines that add to the fomite’s active and agio appearing.
“The Odyssey is the power of the Honda card when it comes to moving the utmost routine of masses in maximal puff,” aforesaid Cock Colliver, administrator v.p. of American Honda Drive Co., Inc. “For 2008, the Odyssey strengthens its styling and working advantages patch adding eve more agiotage features.”
Quartet new and luminary useable bounty features admit Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (uncommitted Odyssey EX-L and Touring), 4-way exponent rider behind (touchstone Odyssey EX-L and Touring), rearview camera show incorporate into the rearview mirror (touchstone Odyssey EX-L) and memory-linked face mirrors with reverse tilt-down (received Odyssey Touring).
Internal styling receives updates in the mannequin of new colours and textures for the panel, on with agio framework for Odyssey LX and EX seats surfaces. Encourage national refinements admit an extra reposition bin in the 2nd Row PlusOne Backside&swop; (received on Odyssey EX, EX-L and Touring), criterion MP3/Windows® Media Sound (WMA) compatibility (CD-based) and a banner adjunct stimulation knave.
The Honda Odyssey achieves the highest five-star clangor safe paygrade by the federal governance for both head-on and slope impacts . In holding with the Honda “Rubber for Everyone” enterprise, all Odyssey models are furnished with Fomite Constancy Attend&patronage; (VSA®), a.k.a. electronic constancy mastery; banner anti-lock brakes with bracken serve; advance dual-stage, dual-threshold driver’s and battlefront rider’s SRS airbags; breast position airbags with passenger-side Resident Shelter Espial Organization (OPDS); three-row side-curtain airbags with a rollover detector; and a walker rubber excogitation in the movement of the fomite. An Forward-looking Compatibility Technology&swop; (ACE&swap;) structure provides enhanced occupier shelter in a head-on hit. New for 2008, fighting presence ass brain restraints and daylight track lights deliver been added.
2008 Honda Odyssey
Known for its manufacture trendsetting One-Motion 60/40 Tear 3rd-Row Charming Backside®, the Odyssey’s innovational eight-passenger seats areas (seven-passenger on LX) chop-chop and well adjust betwixt rider and payload duties. The 3rd-Row Thaumaturgy Behind can lodge capable ternary passengers and quieten allow 38.4 three-dimensional feet of load mass bottom the seating, or congregation entirely flatbed into the base for consignment responsibility to produce 91.1 three-dimensional feet of consignment loudness piece hush maintaining way for fivesome passengers (four-spot passengers on LX). With the endorsement row seating distant, aggregate loading book expands to a copious 147.4 three-dimensional feet. Summate inner loudness measures 209.8 three-dimensional feet for rider and lading book combined – representing a aggregate bulk greater than two Civil Saloon inside volumes combined, for comparability. The 2nd-Row PlusOneSeat&craft; integrates a new memory bin inner the bottom construction and is banner equipment on the Odyssey EX and EX-L (as ahead). The 2nd-Row PlusOneSeat has been added as received equipment to the Odyssey Touring, replacement the measure obliterable core solace, patch retaining interchangeable functionality and adding a seats situation to the antecedently seven-passenger Touring simulation.
Intentional with families in nous, a sum of leash Depress Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) tiddler arse adherence systems be: two are situated in the outboard second-row seats positions and one is set in the midriff third-row seats berth.
Stock quilt and gismo features admit dual-zone air conditioning (tri-zone machinelike mood command on Odyssey EX, EX-L and Touring), inclination and scope wheel, exponent windows and doorway locks, keyless launching and sail mastery.
Usable agio features admit the Honda Satellite-Linked Seafaring Arrangement&swop; with part realisation, an 8-inch cover, and Zagat View® eatery guidebook entropy, and a Honda DVD Amusement Organization with a 9-inch cover. A rearview camera aids bottom visibleness on the Odyssey EX-L furnished with the usable pilotage arrangement. Odyssey EX-L models without the useable piloting scheme render a rearview camera expose via a 2.5-inch admonisher embedded in the rearview mirror.
Driven by particular framework, two locomotive variations survive. The 3.5-liter, all-aluminum, SOHC VTEC® locomotive on the Odyssey LX and EX produces 244 h.p. at 5750 rpm and 240 lb-ft. of torsion at 5000 rpm. The Odyssey LX and EX models attain an EPA-rated metropolis/highway fire thriftiness of 16/23 mpg.
The Odyssey EX-L and Touring models sport a 3.5-liter, all-aluminum, SOHC i-VTEC® V-6 locomotive with VCM for enhanced fire efficiency. This locomotive produces 241 hp at 5700 rpm and 242 lb-ft. of torsion at 4900 rpm.
For 2008, a new coevals of VCM provides the extra potentiality to selectively inactivate either two or trey of the locomotive’s six cylinders during cruising and retardation (rather of trey, only). Standardised to the new VCM scheme usable on the 2008 Grant, the Odyssey’s new VCM locomotive expands the cylinder defusing operational stove, which helps to addition fire efficiency in a wider kind of impulsive weather and speeds. An “ECO” index sparkle illuminates on the board when the fomite is operational at an optimum stratum of fire efficiency. The Odyssey EX-L and Touring models attain an EPA-rated metropolis/highway fire saving of 17/25 mpg.
Vehicles furnished with VCM use both an sound system-based Alive Haphazardness Cancellation (ANC) organisation and a chassis-based Participating Controller Locomotive Climb (ACM) arrangement to scrub disturbance and vibe that can come during cylinder defusing.
An mugwump battlefront and arse abatement and a fixed whole structure assistant furnish well-heeled and elegant drive execution. Extra anatomy components admit power-assisted 4-wheel saucer brakes and varying power-assisted rack-and-pinion direction. Odyssey LX, EX and EX-L models let 16-inch wheels (admixture on EX and EX-L) with all-season 235/65R16 tires. Odyssey Touring models are weaponed with 17-inch metal wheels and all-season 235/60R17 tires (received); Michelin® PAX® Scheme run-flat engineering wheels and tires are uncommitted (460 mm wheels and 235-710R 460A tires).