Dubai, October 29, 2017: Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey. With over 2.7 million units sold across four generations, the Odyssey is one of the most popular MPV’s around the world.
Available in a range of exterior colours, the fifth generation 2018 Odyssey features world class technologies such as CabinWatch, CabinTalk, 10 Speed AT and Magic Slide 2nd row seats amongst others.
The exterior of the Odyssey has been completely redesigned to portray sophisticated and modern new styling that incorporates a signature flying wing front grille with Halogen Headlights (in LX and EX-L) and LED Headlights (in Touring) with Auto On-Off timer making it energy efficient.
The Odyssey is comfortable and versatile when it comes to interior styling and cabin environment with different convenience features and state-of-the-art technologies. The Odyssey can easily accommodate up to eight passengers and a multitude of cargo in different shapes and sizes.
The Odyssey boasts of a new and soft touch instrument panel, which includes a full colour and an interactive 8-inch Display Audio Touch Screen, Stop-Start button, Electronic Parking Brake with Brake Hold function, ventilated seats and a new push button gear selector. The Odyssey is equipped with Dual Stage Multiple Threshold Front Airbags, Front Side Airbags, Three Row Side Curtain Airbags, Drivers and Front Passengers Knee Airbags to ensure maximum safety.
Powering the 2018 Odyssey is a 3.5-liter direct injected i-VTEC® 24-valve SOHC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM™). This engine is mated to an all-new front wheel drive 10-speed automatic transmission (10AT) with Shift-By-Wire (SBW) and Paddle Shifters producing 280hp @ 6000rpm and a torque of 355Nm @ 4700rpm. The Touring Grade of the all-new Honda Odyssey is equipped with the Honda SensingTM suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies designed to alert you to things you might miss while driving.
The Honda Odyssey is available at Al-Futtaim Honda showrooms across the UAE and retails at AED 139,900 for the LX, AED 152,900 for EX-L and AED 172,900 for the Touring grade.