With praise for the usability of its many unique family-friendly features, the 2018 Honda Odyssey received a 2017 Wards 10 Best UX Award from the experts at WardsAuto. Tom Murphy, Senior Editor at WardsAuto, highlighted such features as the multi-configurable Magic Slide 2nd-Row Seats™, HondaVAC®, CabinTalk™ and CabinWatch™, saying the Odyssey has "enough family-friendly features to lure away shoppers who were considering a utility vehicle instead." Started in 2016, the Wards 10 Best UX awards recognize vehicles that enhance users' lifestyles and make technology easy to utilize. Odyssey has been the best-selling minivan in America for the past seven years and is leading again in 20171. The all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey, designed to keep everyone in the family happy, went on sale on May 24, 2017.
1 Based on Urban Science retail sales data in the minivan segment for 2010-2017CYTD March.