2023 Honda Odyssey Sport Review

The 2023 Honda Odyssey Sport will soon arrive, featuring a completely fresh look. For those who may not know, the Odyssey is one of the most popular minivans thanks to its spacious, well-built, and reliable interior. On top of that, this minivan has been awarded with the maximum 5-Star score by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

However, unlike the regular model, the mentioned Sport trim adds more attractive blacked-out appearance and unique interior bits. It is also powered by a proven 280-hp V6 that is connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive as standard.

What Will the 2023 Honda Odyssey Sport Look Like?

On the cosmetic front, the 2023 Honda Odyssey Sport looks way more aggressive than any other trim level. The new minivan comes with many black accents visible on the 19-inch wheels, grille, trim around the headlights and fog lights, and the roof pillars. On top of that, the rear is also modified with the updated darkened taillights and attractive bumper.

According to Honda, the Sport model will be available with many paint colors options. Basically, you can choose black, white, red, and the newly introduced Sonic Gray Pearl.

Modern and Roomy Interior

Inside, the 2023 Honda Odyssey Sport looks modern and roomy. It has black leather with red stitching, resulting in sportier stance. On top of that, the new minivan also comes as standard with ambient lighting. Overall, we like everything inside this minivan, especially an updated infotainment touchscreen system that measures 8-inch. As the standard, the Sport model also features Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, satellite radio, Bluetooth, two USB ports, and seven speakers.

Just like other Honda models, the Odyssey offers plenty of driver assistance features. It includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and adaptive cruise control.

2023 Honda Odyssey Sport interior

2023 Honda Odyssey Sport Engine Specs

Just as the regular model, the 2023 Honda Odyssey Sport will use the same engine. The new minivan uses a 3.5-liter V6 engine that’s capable of developing 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. The power flows to the front wheels through a quietly efficient 10-speed automatic transmission.

It is also worth mentioning that Odyssey comes with a cylinder deactivation that contributes to fuel efficiency. Plus, the engine comes with a standard stop/restart function that can be off if desired. As for maximum towing capacity, all Odyssey models are able to handle 3,500 pounds when property equipped.

2023 Honda Odyssey Sport rear

2023 Honda Odyssey Sport Price, Release Date

The 2023 Honda Odyssey now starts at $38,635, which is around $4300 more than before. As we said, the manufacturer added a new Sport trim that comes with attractive blacked-out appearance and unique interior. The other trims cost $41,700 for the EX-L, $45,750 for the Touring, and the most expensive is Elite with a price of $50,765.

From information that we got, all mentioned models will be available for purchase in the coming months. In the same class there are also minivans such as the Chevrolet Pacifica, Toyota Sienna, and KIA Carnival, so expect a fierce battle.

Source: caranddriver.com

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