The Honda Odyssey has all the modern conveniences that families want, including an in-cabin vacuum. The spacious minivan can accommodate up to eight people and is equipped with the most up-to-date driver assistance amenities.
The Honda Odyssey has all the family-friendly features that make minivans so popular with busy parents. The Odyssey offers a spacious interior with plenty of cargo space and a variety of active safety features. The optional in-cabin vacuuming system on this minivan makes it easy to clean up after your kids.
Pricing and Trims
There are six trim levels of the Honda Odyssey: LX to EX, EX to EX-L, EX with Navigation and Rear Entertainment System; Touring, Elite, and EX to EX.
The base LX trim starts at around 30 grand and rides on 18-inch alloys. The cabin is comfortable thanks to power-adjustable front chairs and dual-zone automatic temperature control. Standard features include a 5-inch screen and Bluetooth connectivity.
The EX trim adds power-sliding rear doors, making minivans a great choice. The trim includes keyless entry and ignition as well as satellite radio, keyless entry, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration. Driver-assist features such as adaptive cruise control and rear cross traffic alert, blind-spot warning, rear cross traffic alert, and lane departure warning systems are also included. The price for this model is around $34,000
The EX-L trim is next, starting at $38,000. This trim level features leather upholstery, a sunroof and an auto-dimming back-view mirror. This trim level also adds two USB charging points to the second row.
The EX-L with Navigation and Rear Entertainment System expands on this by adding integrated navigation and rear-seat DVD entertainment systems with a 10.2-inch over-head display. This trim level is priced at approximately $41,000.
For a starting price around $45,000, the Odyssey Touring includes amenities like a hands-free liftgate and LED headlights. There are also front and rear parking sensors. The Odyssey Touring trim comes with a 4G LTE WiFi hotspot, so passengers can stay connected on the road.
The Elite trim is the most expensive and starts at $47,000. It includes exterior features such as power-folding side windows and 19-inch wheels. These models also come with premium amenities like a wireless charger, ventilated front seats, and a premium 11 speaker stereo.
Performance and Engine
The Honda Odyssey has one powertrain. It is a 3.5-liter V6 with 280 horsepower and 262 pounds-feet torque. All models can be ordered with front-wheel drive and either a 10-speed or nine-speed automatic transmission.
The Odyssey can tow up 3,500 pounds. The Odyssey achieves a fuel economy of 19/28 MPG city/highway, which is competitive in the minivan segment.
The base model Odyssey LX has seven-passenger seating. All other trims offer eight-person seating. The most striking aspect of the Odyssey’s cabin, however, is its spaciousness. The cabin’s first two rows are very spacious. Even the third row has comfortable seating for adults. The cabin is very functional and user-friendly. The cabin has a wide console in the center that separates the front row. It can also be used to store purses and other small items. You can easily ingress or egress through the optional sliding rear doors.
Base models include cloth upholstery and a 60/40 split folding third-row chair. For those who desire a more luxurious look, leather upholstery can be added.
The Odyssey’s optional in-cabin vacuum cleaner is one of its most distinctive features. This handy tool is located in the cargo area and allows for easy cleanup of pet or young children’s spillages. The hose of the vacuum cleaner is long enough to reach all parts of Odyssey’s cabin.
The Odyssey has 38.6 cubic feet of cargo room with all the seats in place. With the second row lower, this figure increases to 92 cubicft. There’s also a total of 128 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row.