Photo of 2018 Odyssey courtesy of Honda.

Photo of 2018 Odyssey courtesy of Honda.

Honda has revamped its Odyssey minivan for 2018 for connected buyers with smartphone control of vehicle systems and 4G LTE Wi-Fi for streaming video and other entertainment features.

The 2018 Odyssey will be powered by a new 3.5L direct-injected V-6 that makes 280 hp mated to either a 9-speed or 10-speed automatic transmission.

The minivan will include a new Magic Slide second-row seat that can be configured for people or cargo hauling with easy access to third row seating.

Additional new standard and available features include LED headlights, heated and ventilated front seats, heated side mirrors and steering wheel, auto high-beam headlights, rain-sensing wipers, blind spot information (on all models with Honda Sensing), front and rear parking sensors, Rear Cross Traffic Monitor, Electric Parking Brake with Brake Hold, three-zone automatic climate control, wireless device charging, multi-zone audio, Sirius 2.0, Pandora compatibility, HD Radio, and the HondaVac in-vehicle vacuum.