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Development of High-efficiency CVT for Luxury Compact Vehicle 2005-01-1019

A 2.4L class CVT has been newly developed for the 2004 domestic Odyssey to provide superior automotive fuel economy and a high level of driving pleasure. In addition to a torque converter, a first for a Honda CVT, the new CVT includes lock-up control operating immediately after start-off, and a high-efficiency oil pump with a delivery switching mechanism. In addition, this CVT possesses shift mode automatic change control sensing accelerator operation and cornering G. These improvements result in a high efficiency CVT offering both superb fuel economy and a high level of driving pleasure for luxury compact vehicle.


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