New Honda Odyssey Released
3rd April, 2009
Honda has improved its Odyssey, revealing a more stylish,
spacious and powerful fourth generation model of its people mover.
The 2009 Odyssey features a more powerful engine (132 kW), improved safety, visibility, versatility
and fuel economy (8.9 1/100km), along with all the aspects of the previous model.
The fourth generation Honda Odyssey is superior to the third generation.
The Odyssey has a 2.4 L DOHC i-VTEC engine coupled to a 5-speed automatic transmission with Grade
Logic Control and Shift Hold. With tilt and telescopic steering and double wishbone suspension, its
driveability and handling are more car-like than previous models.
The 2009 Odyssey also features six airbags and, for the first time, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA).
As with every Honda, passenger safety is an important consideration and the all new Odyssey is fitted
with 3-point seatbelts in all seven positions and active front seat head restraints.
Featuring slim-line ‘A’ pillars, the 2009 Honda Odyssey provides the driver with a panoramic front view
and improved overall visibility.
Motion Adaptive Electric Power Steering (MAE) is also standard across the range.
Inside, the Odyssey sets a new standard in styling and comfort with the unique ‘V’ shape seating layout
providing all passengers with a clear view forward.
Comfort in the second row has been improved with the belt anchor built into the pillar, 20 mm greater
head clearance and a 25 mm increase in the width of the centre armrest. The centre seat now gains a
The enhancements continue in the third row with more foot and leg room.
Contributing to its car-like appeal, the all new Odyssey retains its low centre of gravity with a
reduction in overall height from 1,550 mm to 1,545 mm.
Advanced styling makes the fourth generation model more sporty.
Confirming its global commitment to the environment, Honda has ensured that all materials used to
manufacture the all new Odyssey have been selected for their recyclability and environmental compatibility.
With superb driving enjoyment, advanced styling, comfort and comprehensive safety features, the 2009 Honda
Odyssey is Honda's new family car.
Odyssey base model $43,990
Odyssey luxury model $49,990