Why fewer chairs seat more

Wheels (Australia) - - Head to Head -

WE’D rec­om­mend the $ 46,090 VTI-L with its seven seats over the base VTI eight­seater, since the three-per­son mid­dle bench is binned for a pair of ‘Cap­tain’s Chairs’ with ot­toman leg rests. Be­sides be­ing com­fier, they fea­ture self-con­tained child-seat an­chor­age hooks, mean­ing the third-row seats can be used since there won’t be straps reach­ing up to the back of the ceil­ing with a kid­die seat fit­ted.

Plus, cor­ner­ing head­lights, a sur­round-view camera, fog lights, key­less en­try/ start, auto park­ing, sun­roof, tri-zone cli­mate, blind-spot mon­i­tor­ing, Cross-traf­fic alert, heated/elec­tric front seats, leather, and twin elec­tric slid­ing side doors with blinds go some way to eas­ing the pain of Odyssey’s styling and ride qual­ity.

The flair of pre­vi­ous mod­els has gone; fifth-gen Odyssey smacks of cyn­i­cal, ex­pe­di­ent en­gi­neer­ing

IG­NORE THE WOOD TRIM AND ODYSSEY’S DASH AND IN­STRU­MENTS ARE NOT CAUSE FOR COM­PLAINT. IT’S AFT OF THIS WHERE ITS TROU­BLES START...

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