Honda has debuted the facelifted Odyssey people mover on its Japanese website.
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An updated 2021 Honda Odyssey has appeared on the Honda Japan website, showing a facelifted exterior, revised interior and new tech.

Also new for the Odyssey is a hands-free automatic sliding door, allowing passengers to enter the car using nothing more than a gesture motion.

The door has a hidden light strip, indicating where to gesture in order for the electric door to open.

Inside, the 2021 Odyssey gets a much larger infotainment screen, slimmer air vents and a new steering wheel.

While the current Odyssey is offered with a 2.4-litre, four-cylinder engine putting out 129kW/225Nm and paired to a CVT automatic transmission, it's possible the updated model could get the 1.5-litre turbo engine from the Honda Accord with 140kW/260Nm.

Though an outside chance for Australia, the new Odyssey may even be offered with the 2.0-litre hybrid powertrain also found in the Accord, offering 158kW/315Nm.

The 2021 Honda Odyssey for Australia

A spokesperson for Honda Australia has told CarAdvice there is no local release date for the 2021 Honda Odyssey at this stage, but it's likely an announcement will be made before the end of the year.


Below: the current Odyssey