2014 Honda Odyssey Video

In high-school-hierarchy terms, being the undisputed king of minivans might be the cool equivalent of being president of the math club, Latin club and physics club. But according to Cars.com reviewer David Thomas, if you're a practical parent too busy to be overly image conscious, the Honda Odyssey is the minivan vanguard. The zippy, maneuverable 2014 Odyssey updates exterior styling, adds family-friendly tech features and improves fuel economy. But you've just got to get hip to that handy HondaVac available on the highest trim level — it might be extravagant, but it sure doesn't suck. Watch the video above.

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