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2005 Honda Odyssey
2005 Honda Odyssey
Available Price Range $3,013-$9,805 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22-24 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2005 Honda Odyssey

Our Take

The 1999 - 2004 generation of Honda's front-wheel-drive Odyssey was a class leader. The minivan has earned a major redesign for 2005, and to stay ahead of the pack, Honda had to "leapfrog" the growing competition with fresh features.Going beyond the foldaway third-row Magic Seat in the previ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Severe buffeting with sliding-door windows open
  • Impaired visibility over left shoulder

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2005
  • Variable Cylinder Management V-6 in higher-end models
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Available voice-recognition navigation
  • Standard side-curtain airbags


Our Expert Reviews

I'm the first to admit that while I can fully appreciate minivans, I can't appreciate the need for one.Maybe it's because I spend so much time driving, stuck behind a blobby-butted minivan festooned with bumper stickers telling either something I don't want to know (''My son is an honor student at Upsy-Daisy Day School'') or some useless saying masqueradi... Read full review for the 2005 Honda Odyssey

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Consumer Reviews


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The Best Van Ever

by bsteward from Fort Worth TX on June 21, 2011

I have a 2005 Honda Odyssey EX-L with Nav I love this van for all the reasons. Great performance, I can get up and go on the HWY no problem. I have a Acura TSX 2004 and it is a little slower compaire... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


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