2021 Honda Odyssey – the Perfect Back to School Van

September 29th, 2020 by

Honda Odyssey at baseball practice
Growing Winder families know that the start of school means busy schedules and lots of time spent in the car. Whether you are taking the neighborhood gang to school or need to run the kids over to Monroe for practice, having a vehicle that can keep up is an essential part of a stress-free school year. For years, Watkinsville drivers have sought out the Honda Odyssey to accommodate all of their needs.

The 2021 Odyssey provides an ultra-modern edition that keeps pace with the strong reputation this line of vans has earned. With generous cargo space, advanced cabin technology, and innovative safety features, the new Honda Odyssey is a leader among the back to school vans. Learn more below about how this model can bring comfort and convenience to every ride for a more enjoyable driving experience this school year!

2021 Honda Odyssey Family-Friendly Features

2020 Honda Odyssey seating

Whether you are navigating the hectic morning commute or taking the long drive to an away game, having the latest in-cabin technology offers a relaxing ride. Starting at $31,790* MSRP, this Honda model offers cutting-edge features rarely seen on such an affordable option. When you consider that this model can comfortably seat eight passengers, you truly get more bang for your buck with the Odyssey.

Every 2021 Honda Odyssey comes equipped with the robust Honda Sensing® Suite, a package of driver-assistive features designed to keep everyone safer on the Athens streets. Along with groundbreaking safety specs, family-friendly features found across the 2021 Honda Odyssey lineup include:

  • Magic Slide® 2nd-row seats: This innovative seat allows for easier access to your third row for seating and cargo storage.
  • CabinWatch® and CabinTalk®: Driving with the little ones? No need to fret. The CabinWatch® system allows you to keep an eye on the back row, while the CabinTalk® system allows for easy communication without having to raise your voice!
  • HondaVAC®: Let the kids enjoy their snacks without worrying about the mess. This built-in vacuum offers a long reach and removable waste bin for quick cabin cleanups!
  • Rear entertainment system: The available 10.2-inch display offers video and music streaming, so no one in the back will be asking, “are we there yet?” on your next trip.
  • Hands-free Power Tailgate: Easily load up band instruments, sports equipment, backpacks, and more by simply kicking your foot under your bumper for hands-free trunk access.
  • Smartphone specs: Full Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, along with wireless charging capabilities, will help you stay connected to your favorite infotainment without missing a beat!

What’s more, when you shop for your favorite back to school van with Phil Hughes Honda, you can enjoy our new vehicle specials for added savings on your Athens upgrade!

How Does the Odyssey Rank Among Back to School Vans?

Season after season, the Honda Odyssey achieves some incredible rankings from industry leaders and experts. So it’s no surprise that the 2021 Honda Odyssey is rated the #1 overall minivan by U.S News & World Report. The high praise for the Honda Odyssey offered up by U.S News & World Report is no outlier, here’s what other experts had to say about the 2021 Honda Odyssey:

  • Kelley Blue Book: “The 2021 Honda Odyssey continues the winning ways of the best-selling minivan in the United States… the Odyssey has become a Kelley Blue Book favorite, winning our Minivan Best Buy award in 2018, 2019 and 2020, Best Resale Value award in 2020, plus a 5-Year Cost to Own Award and Best Family Car award in 2019”
  • Motor Trend: “Along with a refreshed exterior design, the 2021 Honda Odyssey benefits from additional standard features and second row seats that are easier to remove.”
  • Edmunds: “Your choices are relatively limited if you’re in the market for a minivan. Luckily for you, the 2021 Honda Odyssey is so much better than the rest that your search can start and end here.”

Find Your Honda Upgrade at Phil Hughes Honda!

Now that you are aware of the fantastic features the 2021 Honda Odyssey offers, all you have to do is find your favorite trim! Our finance team is standing by to help you discern which Odyssey is right for your family and budget. Contact us today if you have any lingering questions about this incredible back to school van!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1120 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for select premium colors. $395 charge only applies to 2021 models.

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