The Honda Odyssey seats plenty of people, has a vast cargo capacity, excellent room, and is chock full of storage places and good ideas for convenience. Its crash ratings are the best for any minivan. The Honda V6 is smooth and efficient, with excellent fuel economy. The handling and ride are sweet. The Odyssey can be equipped for full-tilt style and fun, with a rear-seat entertainment system. For most people, the Honda Odyssey is a better vehicle than a crossover SUV.
G.R. Whale and Sam Moses contributed to this NewCarTestDrive.com report.
Model Line Overview
Honda Odyssey LX ($28,825); EX ($32,125); EX-L ($35,625); EX-L rear entertainment ($37,225); EX-L navi ($37,625); Touring ($41,880); Touring Elite ($44,450)
forward collision warning, lane departure warning, lane watch
3 years/36,000 miles
Specifications As Tested
Model tested (MSRP):
Honda Odyssey Touring Elite ($44,450)
leather upholstery; three-zone climate control; heated front seats and driver memory system; fold-in-floor 60/40 third-row seat; rear sunshades; power windows, locks, moonroof, tailgate, sliding side doors, heated mirrors with signal repeaters; HID headlamps; cool box; navigation with voice recognition, FM traffic and multi-mode rear camera; 16.2-inch widescreen rear entertainment and 650-watt 5.1 sound system; Bluetooth; cruise control; information display
Options as tested (MSRP):
Gas guzzler tax:
Price as tested (MSRP):
3.5-liter sohc 24-valve V6
Horsepower (hp @ rpm):
248 @ 5750
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm):
250 @ 4800
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy:
Head/hip/leg room, f:
Head/hip/leg room, m:
Head/hip/leg room, r:
148.5 cu. ft.
independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs, antiroll bar
independent, coil springs
vented disc/disc with ABS, EBD, brake assist
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
All prices are manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) effective as of June 25, 2013.
Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges.
N/A: Information not available or not applicable.
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