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The All-New 2018 Honda Odyssey to make its Canadian Debut at the 2017 Canadian International Auto Show

The all-new 2018 Odyssey will make its Canadian debut at the Canadian International Auto Show. Launching at dealerships nationwide this spring, the completely redesigned Odyssey will feature new powertrain technology, sophisticated styling and showcase a new innovative features, making it the ultimate in family-friendly design and packaging.


Sophisticated and Family-Friendly Design

The Odyssey’s new styling adopts Honda’s signature flying wing front grille flanked by available LED front headlights. The Odyssey’s signature lightning bolt beltline now provides an even more elegant design element with the sliding door tracks hidden in the lower portion of the rear quarter windows. At the rear there are LED taillights and an available new hands-free power tailgate with foot activation.


In-vehicle Connectivity

In-vehicle connectivity is taken to a whole new “family connectivity” concept.  Old-fashioned family connectivity – sometimes called a conversation – is made easier than ever with the quietest cabin in the class, and is augmented with a multitude of new connected-vehicle features and technologies.


Additional Features and Technologies

Additional new standard and available features include LED headlights, heated and ventilated front seats, heated side mirrors and steering wheel, auto high-beam headlights, rain-sensing wipers, lane watch, blind spot information, front and rear parking sensors, rear cross traffic monitor, electric parking brake with brake hold, three-zone automatic climate control, wireless device charging, multi-zone audio, Sirius 2.0, HD Radio™, and HondaVac® in-vehicle vacuum.


The Honda Civic Type R Prototype, first seen in Canada at the Montreal International Auto Show, will join the all-new Odyssey at CIAS, offering insight into the styling of the next-generation Civic Type R. The halo of the Civic line-up and first ever Honda to wear the Type R badge will mark the last of five all-new 10th generation Civics.



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About Honda
Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada.  The company has produced more than 7.7 million cars and light trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario.  Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models.  Honda Canada has invested more than $4.7 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada.