12/15/2010 - TORRANCE, Calif.
AUTOMOBILE Magazine has named the
2011 Honda Odyssey as one of the winners of its prestigious 2011
AUTOMOBILE Magazine "All-Star" awards, the publication announced today.
Odyssey has won the All-Star award a total of eight times in its
history, winning votes from the magazine's editorial staff for the
vehicle's versatile and comfortable interior, refined handling dynamics,
family friendly features and fuel economy.
"The all-new Odyssey
represents the latest and best thinking that Honda has to offer in a
minivan," said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales for
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "The recognition from AUTOMOBILE Magazine
as an All Star is an honor made possible by the hard work and passion
that Honda associates have put into the design and construction of the
The completely redesigned Odyssey improves for 2011
with greater interior functionality, a more distinctive style and higher
fuel economy. Significant enhancements to the interior include a new
"3-mode" second-row seat design that is more comfortable for center
passengers (Odyssey EX and above). A more powerful and efficient
3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine features Variable Cylinder Management
(standard on all models for 2011) and produces 248 hp while delivering
an EPA-estimated1 city/highway/combined fuel economy of up to 19/28/22
mpg on Odyssey Touring models.
New technology available on
certain models includes a rear entertainment system with a 16.2-inch
ultrawide split-screen display and an auxiliary High-Definition
Multimedia Interface (HDMI) video input, an "intelligent"
Multi-Information Display (i-MID) with customizable wallpaper,
integration of FM traffic data on navigation models and much more.
2011 Odyssey is truly an American-made vehicle, designed, engineered
and assembled in the United States. The Odyssey is produced exclusively
at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) using domestic and globally
sourced parts. The Odyssey previously won the AUTOMOBILE Magazine
All-Star Award in 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004.
information regarding AUTOMOBILE Magazine and the All-Star awards is
available at www.automobilemag.com. Consumer information regarding the
Odyssey is available at automobiles.honda.com.