2015 Honda OdysseyChange Vehicle
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From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Adjustable second row fits three child-safety seats
- Good gas mileage
- High-quality interior
- Good visibility
- Backseat amenities
- Unconcealed sliding door tracks
- Relatively high price
- HondaVac only available on Touring Elite trim
- Seats up to eight people in three rows
- 248-hp V-6 standard
- Six-speed automatic transmission standard
- HondaVac vacuum cleaner available
Editor's note: This review was written in October 2013 about the 2014 Honda Odyssey. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2015, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
After an excellent redesign for 2011, Honda's best-selling Odyssey won a Cars.com Minivan Comparison test and, more recently, our 2013 Family Car of the Year award.
For 2014, there are a few changes that improve slightly on the Odyssey's already winning formula, but Honda was smart to not fix what wasn't broken.
There are updates throughout the Odyssey range, but the new top-of-the-line Touring Elite is where you see the most-talked-about feature: a built-in vacuum system. That's the model we tested for this review, and it came in at a somewhat eye-popping $44,855. You can compare the 2013 and 2014 Odysseys here.
Exterior & Styling
Honda made some small tweaks to the Odyssey's front and rear styling, making the nose smoother, if a little too rounded.
But what hasn't changed is the unique lightning bolt design that carries along the three rows' worth of large side windows. It makes for an interesting profile … and minivans don't typically have an interesting angle to be found anywhere.
The minivan shape, not necessarily its style, is certainly a stigma in suburbia and elsewhere, and that can be a make-or-break factor in a purchase decision. Some people simply don't ... Read more
Editor's note: This review was done in August 2013 about the 2014 Honda Odyssey. Little of substance has changed with this year's model.
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Safty and Performance are top notch
I have an exl . Leg room and space are great on all three rows . For such a large suv it corners well and easy to drive . It has good milage and is easy to maintain. Read full review
Best Minivan in the market.
Met all my needs, wish Honda would be more proactive on adopting better technology and interior styling Read full review