When American Honda Motor Co. Inc. initially planned the roll-out of the all-new Odyssey minivan, the automaker foresaw volumes split about 70%-30% between the low end and high end version of the vehicle (see Ward's Automotive Reports — July 6, '98, p.6). But Honda confirms that initial demand is actually the opposite. And a spokesman says it's likely the high-end EX will continue to account for about 55% of the mix even after initial demand is satisfied. The difference between the entry ...

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