2016 Honda Odyssey

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Key Specs

of the 2016 Honda Odyssey. Base trim shown.

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Second row can fit three child-safety seats when properly equipped
  • Good gas mileage
  • High-quality interior
  • Good visibility
  • Backseat amenities

The Bad

  • Unconcealed sliding door tracks
  • Relatively high price
  • Limited HondaVac availability
2016 Honda Odyssey exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2016 Honda Odyssey

  • New SE trim with rear entertainment system, HondaVac vacuum
  • Seats up to eight people in three rows
  • 248-hp V-6 standard
  • Six-speed automatic standard

2016 Honda Odyssey Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

The Honda Odyssey seats up to eight people in three rows of seats and comes with a standard V-6 engine that drives the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission. It's available in six trim levels and competes against the Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country.

New for 2016
There's a new Special Edition, called SE, trim level that builds upon the EX trim by adding the HondaVac built-in vacuum cleaner, a rear-seat entertainment system, a 115-volt power outlet and satellite radio.

Significant Standard Features

  • 248-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine with fuel-saving cylinder deactivation
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Seven-person seating
  • Backup camera
  • Cruise control
  • Air conditioning
  • 8-inch multimedia screen
  • USB connectivity
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Eight-person seating
  • LaneWatch system
  • Power-sliding doors
  • Power liftgate
  • Rear entertainment system
  • Push-button start
  • HondaVac vacuum cleaner
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Blind spot warning system (Touring Elite only)
Vehicle Overview

The Honda Odyssey seats up to eight people in three rows of seats and comes with a standard V-6 engine that drives the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission. It's available in six trim levels and competes against the Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country.

New for 2016
There's a new Special Edition, called SE, trim level that builds upon the EX trim by adding the HondaVac built-in vacuum cleaner, a rear-seat entertainment system, a 115-volt power outlet and satellite radio.

Significant Standard Features

  • 248-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine with fuel-saving cylinder deactivation
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Seven-person seating
  • Backup camera
  • Cruise control
  • Air conditioning
  • 8-inch multimedia screen
  • USB connectivity
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Eight-person seating
  • LaneWatch system
  • Power-sliding doors
  • Power liftgate
  • Rear entertainment system
  • Push-button start
  • HondaVac vacuum cleaner
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Blind spot warning system (Touring Elite only)

Latest 2016 Odyssey Stories

What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.6)
Performance
(4.7)
Interior Design
(4.6)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(4.9)
Value For The Money
(4.6)

Latest Reviews

(5.0)

most reliable car

by Srini from Tampa,FL on April 28, 2018

This car met all my needs and it is very good i like a lot i recommend it is rliable it is nice it is nice it is nice Read full review

(5.0)

Great van for the family!

by AleedaAKANana from Longview, TX on April 23, 2018

Family van, great for the grandkids and vacations. The DVD player is just perfect for our 15 month old granddaughter. Backup camera great for blind spots and checking out approaching vehicles. Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2016 Honda Odyssey currently has 5 recalls

IIHS Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2016 Honda Odyssey LX

IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal, or poor.

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
good
Overall Rear
good
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
good

Moderate overlap front

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Left Leg/Foot
good
Overall Front
good
Restraints
good
Right Leg/Foot
good
Structure/safety cage
good

Other

Roof Strength
good

Side

Driver Head Protection
good
Driver Head and Neck
good
Driver Pelvis/Leg
good
Driver Torso
good
Overall Side
good
Rear Passenger Head Protection
good
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
good
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
good
Rear Passenger Torso
good
Structure/safety cage
good

Small Overlap Front - Driver Side

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Hip/Thigh
good
Lower Leg/Foot
good
Overall Evaluation
good
Restraints and Dummy Kinematics
good
Structure and Safety Cage
acceptable
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers.

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    36 months / 36,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    60 months / 60,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    36 months / 36,000 miles

CPO Program & Warranty

Certified Pre-Owned by Honda

Program Benefits

Carfax vehicle history report

  • Limited Warranty

    7 years / 100,000 miles

    1-year/12,000-mile non-powertrain warranty begins after expiration of original warranty (3 years/36,000 miles) or on date sold as certified (no deductible); 7-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty begins from the original in-service date (no deductible)
  • Eligibility

    Under 6 years / 80,000 miles

    Vehicles receive a 182 point inspection and reconditioning.

    See inspection details.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Odyssey received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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