2020 Honda Odyssey Changes, Specs, Type-R model

The upcoming 2020 Honda Odyssey is coming to the markets and it is the best Odyssey model so far. The minivan segment has reached new heights and all of the automakers are doing their best. Honda is one such a carmaker with its Odyssey minivan. For that reason, this model will get plenty of upgrades. Introduced as the M concept, the Odyssey model looks more futuristic than ever.

For the start, the 2020 Honda Odyssey comes with more power, something that the previous model lacked. Moreover, a Type-R variant is coming as well. The new engine is not the only update, as the exterior will get slight revise. From the inside, the cabin will stay intact. New Honda Odyssey will arrive in six trim levels, along with the Type-R version.

2020 Honda Odyssey

2020 Honda Odyssey exterior changes

The exterior won’t change significantly between the trim levels. It means the base model will look almost the same as the range-topping trim. Of course, higher trims will add more chrome materials and larger alloy wheels. But in general, even the base model looks fantastic. The 2020 Honda Odyssey comes with an attractive exterior design with plenty of modern features.

All-new tires are available, the front end will get revised headlights and the rear bumper is slightly larger. Higher trims are offering power moonroof and power tailgate as standard.

2020 Honda Odyssey interior

2020 Honda Odyssey interior look

Just like the exterior, the interior won’t get any significant updates. From the inside, the only changes will happen in the technology department. It means that most of the systems and features will get deserved updates.

The 2020 Honda Odyssey comes with average standard features. Opting for the higher trim levels will provide a more upscale cabin and more luxury amenities and materials. Odyssey minivan can accommodate up to eight passengers.

2020 Honda Odyssey side

2020 Honda Odyssey engine specs

The forthcoming 2020 Honda Odyssey comes with the same 3.5-liter V6 engine. It is the only drivetrain choice in the Odyssey minivan for years now. However, it is not a bad thing as the 3.5-liter V6 provides enough power.

On top of that, the new model will gain some more horses and torque. Knowing that the V6 drivetrain is now producing 290 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. A 9-speed automatic transmission will remain.

2020 Honda Odyssey type r

2020 Honda Odyssey Type-R

We all know how much Honda likes to Type-R-ify things. The 2020 Honda Odyssey Type-R will hit the markets a couple of months after the base model. And just like the base model, Type-R version comes with the same V6 drivetrain. However, the engine is re-tuned and it generates 450 horses and 375 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission is in the offer and the minivan sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 6.0 seconds. The interior will get premium upholstery, more sporty features, and red ambient lighting. From the outside, expect more chrome materials, lower ride height, better aerodynamics, and more sportiness.

2020 Honda Odyssey rear

2020 Honda Odyssey price and release date

The all-new 2020 Honda Odyssey will start at $31,000. EX trims will cost $35,000 and EX-L 38,000. Touring model is priced at $45,000 and Elite is a top trim that costs $48,000. Famous Type-R version will cost almost $60,000. This Minivan will go on sale at the beginning of 2020.

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