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2005 Honda Odyssey

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2005 Honda Odyssey EX-L and Touring Modelsl - Review

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The 2005 Honda Odyssey is given a bountiful array of upgraded features, from safety to performance, and the big winner is undoubtedly the consumer.

Just because the LX and EX models occupy the bottom half of a four-pronged model lineup, it doesn't mean that they are ignored. After all, the 2005 Honda Odyssey is completely redesigned.

It all starts at the underbody. This year's Honda Odyssey uses an all-new Advanced Compatibility Engineering TM (ACE)TM Body Structure for enhanced safety protection with reduced impact on other vehicles in a frontal collision.

Available Models
The 2005 Honda Odyssey is available in four models: LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. EX-L and Touring models are covered separately.

Interior Features
Somehow the engineers at Honda managed to increase the interior without touching exterior dimensions. The result is that interior space grows an inch in width, two inches in length.

Standard on all models are front and second-row bucket seats and a fold-into-the floor third-row seat, which is now split 60/40. New features include a storage compartment in the floor between the front seats, and side windows that power down into the sliding doors.

The starting point is the base LX model, which features front and rear air conditioning with rear controls, a removable center tray, power mirrors, windows and door locks, remote keyless entry and an AM/FM/CD player. EX models add front dual-zone automatic climate controls, heated power mirrors, an in-dash 6-disc CD changer and steering-wheel radio controls.

Exterior Features
EX models also add roof rails and alloy wheels.

The front-wheel drive 2005 Honda Odyssey is a minivan that leads the class in fuel efficiency and emission levels. The engine responsible for this is a new 3.5-liter V6 that produces 255 horsepower at 5750 rpm and 250 lb-ft of torque at 5000 rpm.

Also new is a 5-speed automatic transmission. It is as smooth as they get.

The Honda Odyssey's ride comfort has been assisted by bigger tires, larger and stronger bushings, and revised shock absorber placement/tuning on the double wishbone rear suspension. The big minivan glides over bumps with ease, taking potholes as if they were tiny holes.

Safety and Security
Honda's commitment to safety has never been more apparent than with this year's Odyssey. All models now have the following standard equipment: dual front airbags, front side airbags, curtain side airbags, antilock 4-wheel disc brakes with brake assist and an antiskid system.

The new generation of Honda's antiskid system independently engages the 4-wheel disc brakes during heavy cornering to reduce oversteer and understeer conditions.

2005 Honda Odyssey - Feature Highlights

A more spacious and flexible interior with available eight-passenger seating and a new, more flexible and easy-to-operate One Motion 60/40 Split Third-Row Magic Seat(R)
A comprehensive list of advanced safety features delivered as standard equipment on all models including anti-lock brakes (ABS), advanced front and front side airbags, three-row side curtain airbags with rollover sensor (a minivan first), and Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA(R)) with Traction Control
A new ultra-premium Touring model with exclusive features including power adjustable pedals, power tailgate, tri-zone automatic climate control, Michelin(R) PAX(R) System and a 360-watt audio system
Available Variable Cylinder Management(TM) (VCM(TM)) engine technology that deactivates three of the engine's six cylinders for superior fuel economy (EPA rated 20 city/28 highway)
First minivan to utilize Michelin PAX System run-flat tire technology for enhanced safety and security with continuous mobility of up to 125 miles at 55mph following a tire puncture
New Satellite-linked Navigation System with expanded Voice Recognition capabilities including the ability to accept full street addresses via voice input
DVD Rear Entertainment System with a largest-in-class, 9-inch screen and new Personal Surround Sound(TM) digital sound processing technology

Fast Stats
MSRP from
3.5L V6
255 @ 5750
5-speed auto
MPG: City/Hwy

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