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 Date: March 05, 2013 10:33
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Dealer sources
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


The Odyssey will be receiving its mid-cycle model updates for the 2014 year and we're hearing that it will receive some interesting updates. The factory will be accepting orders from dealers beginning next month, and we're told that timing-wise this points to an onsale date of mid to late Summer.

We can confirm (from the order sheet that we saw) that 6-speed automatic transmissions will be standard across the board for the 2014 Odyssey. As for the other updates, you can probably pretty much guess the list of what's coming, but we've specifically heard about the following items:

  • Earth Dreams engine (we expect that to mean the 3/6-cyl VCM + VTEC setup employed by the 2013 Accord).
  • Lane Watch (mirror-cam)
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Multi view backup camera
  • (POSSIBLE) LED headlights/taillights for Touring Elite Model
  • Adaptive cruise control

There could be more stuff coming as well, but these are some of the key items that we've heard.

UPDATE: We just received this listing of available colors:
LX
OBSIDIAN BLUE PEARL/GRAY
MODERN STEEL METALLIC/GRAY
DARK CHERRY PEARL/BEIGE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/TRUFFLE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/GRAY
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL/BEIGE

EX
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL/TRUFFLE
CELESTIAL BLUE METALLIC/GRAY
SMOKY TOPAZ METALLIC/TRUFFLE
OBSIDIAN BLUE PEARL/GRAY
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL/GRAY
MODERN STEEL METALLIC/GRAY
DARK CHERRY PEARL/BEIGE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/TRUFFLE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/GRAY
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL/BEIGE

EXL/ NAV/RES
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL/TRUFFLE
CELESTIAL BLUE METALLIC/GRAY
SMOKY TOPAZ METALLIC/TRUFFLE
OBSIDIAN BLUE PEARL/GRAY
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL/GRAY
MODERN STEEL METALLIC/GRAY
DARK CHERRY PEARL/BEIGE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/TRUFFLE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/GRAY
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL/TRUFFLE
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL/BEIGE

TOURING/ TOURING ELITE
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL/TRUFFLE
CELESTIAL BLUE METALLIC/GRAY
SMOKY TOPAZ METALLIC/TRUFFLE
OBSIDIAN BLUE PEARL/GRAY
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL/GRAY
MODERN STEEL METALLIC/GRAY
DARK CHERRY PEARL/BEIGE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/TRUFFLE
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC/GRAY
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL/TRUFFLE
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL/BEIGE


Last month, the Odyssey trailed Dodge, Toyota, and Chrysler in monthly sales, so it's probably a good time for the MMC to be rolling out soon.


Last edited by JeffX on March 06, 2013 11:48

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