Honda Odyssey 0-60 Times
|Trim||Engine||Drive Type||Trans.||0-60||1/4 Mile||Mpg EPA C/H/Observed||Source|
2015 Honda Odyssey
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.7 sec||15.9 sec @ 88 mph||19/28/22 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.9 sec||16.1 sec @ 87.1 mph||19/28/21.7 mpg||Motor Trend|
2014 Honda Odyssey
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.5 sec||15.8 sec @ 89 mph||19/28/22 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.9 sec||16.1 sec @ 87.7 mph||19/28/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||8.0 sec||16.3 sec @ 85 mph||19/28/23.8 mpg||Motor Week|
2011 Honda Odyssey
|EX-L||3.5L V6||FWD||5A||7.9 sec||16.1 sec @ 89.1 mph||18/27/21.1 mpg||Motor Trend|
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.3 sec||15.6 sec @ 91 mph||19/28/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.4 sec||15.8 sec @ 90 mph||19/28/18 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.5 sec||15.9 sec @ 89 mph||19/28/25 mpg||Car and Driver|
|Touring Elite||3.5L V6||FWD||6A||7.4 sec||15.7 sec @ 89.2 mph||19/28/19 mpg||Motor Trend|
2007 Honda Odyssey
|EX-L||3.5L V6||FWD||5A||8.6 sec||16.7 sec @ 84 mph||17/24/16 mpg||Car and Driver|
2005 Honda Odyssey
|EX||3.5L V6||FWD||5A||8.7 sec||16.8 sec @ 85 mph||17/26/22 mpg||Motor Week|
|Touring||3.5L V6||FWD||5A||8.6 sec||16.5 sec @ 84.1 mph||17/26/19.8 mpg||Motor Trend|
|Touring||3.5L V6||FWD||5A||9.8 sec||16.5 sec @ 84.6 mph||17/26/18.1 mpg||Motor Trend|
2004 Honda Odyssey
|EX||3.5L V6||FWD||5A||7.5 sec||15.9 sec @ 88 mph||16/23/20 mpg||Car and Driver|
2000 Honda Odyssey
|EX||3.5L V6||FWD||4A||9.6 sec||17.2 sec @ 82 mph||16/23/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
1999 Honda Odyssey
|EX||3.5L V6||FWD||4A||9.4 sec||17.2 sec @ 82 mph||16/23/21 mpg||Car and Driver|
|EX||3.5L V6||FWD||4A||9.5 sec||17.1 sec @ 82.4 mph||16/23/19.4 mpg||Motor Trend|
|EX||3.5L V6||FWD||4A||9.7 sec||17.3 sec @ 81.7 mph||16/23/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
1995 Honda Odyssey
|EX||2.2L I-4||FWD||4A||10.7 sec||18.1 sec @ 76 mph||18/22/19 mpg||Car and Driver|
|EX||2.2L I-4||FWD||4A||10.3 sec||18.3 sec @ 76.9 mph||18/22/22.3 mpg||Motor Trend|
About Honda Odyssey
The minivan lately has had a rather unfortunate reputation simply because it’s primarily a vehicle for families. Boring families, to be exact, since there’s a midsize crossover category that offers a zippier ride. But for some families, minivans are just the thing with their sliding doors for tight parking spaces, and the Honda Odyssey stands out when it comes to the comfort it provides, the features it offers, and even for its surprising nimbleness. It truly oozes comfort and practicality, and that’s what the ideal minivan is supposed to bring to the table.
It has been impressing people for years, however. The Odyssey has received a lot of Car of the Year and Minivan of the Year awards numerous times. As Honda’s first ever minivan, consumer reception since its launch in 1994 has been tremendous. By 1997, it even broke the record held by the Civic (which has always been the Honda bestseller) as the fastest selling Honda new vehicle.
You’ve got 5 available trims for the Honda Odyssey. Here’s a list of them along with the MSRPs:
- LX. $28,975
- EX. $32,275
- EX-L. $35,775
- Touring. $42,030
- Touring Elite. $44,600
The LX seats only 7 passengers, unlike its siblings which all seat 8. But the list of standard features is quite impressive for an entry-level minivan. You’ve got all the usual amenities you would expect in a modern vehicle, and that includes an 8-inch multi-info display, a rearview camera, cruise control, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, Pandora compatibility, and text to speech functionality.
At the other end of the spectrum, the standard features of the Touring Elite include navigation and rear-seat entertainment systems. The surround sound audio comes with 12 speakers. Other convenient features include front and rear parking sensors, fog lights, a 115-volt household-style power outlet, xenon headlights, a blind-spot warning system, and even an integrated vacuum cleaner.
The design for the interior is truly superb, and it’s one of the many reasons why Odyssey is held in such high regard. The seating arrangement, for example, excels in helping you move large groups of people from point A to point B. You can adjust the second row of seats so that you can have an aisle in the middle or on the side to access the third row. On the EX and higher trims, you can slide the center part of the second row seats 5 inches forward, so you can reach your kid there more easily.
There are numerous features here which families will truly find handy. If you want to have a beverage handy for trips, you can put in the cooling compartment. When the kids have eaten their snacks and you’ve got trash, the removable center console has a nifty flip up trash bag holder. Everything here, including the more advanced features, is all sensibly arranged for maximum convenience. They’re even labeled properly.
As for transporting cargo, the Odyssey has you covered as well. The spacious interior is very versatile in its functionality. In fact, even if you pack the seats with people you still have ample space with 38.4 cubic feet behind the 3rd row of seats. If you need more space, you can fold the 3rd row of seats easily into the floor. That gives you a generous 93.1-cubic-foot cargo space behind the 2nd row.
And if you still need more space for your stuff, you can get a total of 148.5 cubic feet of space. And here’s the main flaw of the Odyssey’s interior design. You have to first take out and store the 2nd row seats. And they’re not exactly lightweight, since they weigh 55 pounds each.
First of all, it’s pretty quiet inside the Odyssey, and that’s because of the standard active noise-canceling technology. Not that you’re going to be ambling about on the road. The 3.5-liter V6 gives you 248 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. With the Touring Elite, it takes only 8 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph. And it can tow as much as 3500 pounds. Not bad for a front wheel drive 6-gear automatic transmission.
When you drive the Odyssey, you will definitely notice that you can easily overtake slower cars on a country road or merge onto a busy highway. The ride is a nice balance between proper handling and ride comfort, with the steering truly exceptional.
The Honda Odyssey comes with excellent safety features which come standard with all the trims. For example, a rear-view camera is standard for all trims. It received the top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for its performance in various crash tests. This includes frontal and side impact crash tests, roof strength tests, and whiplash protection from rear impact.
In government tests, it also got top marks for overall crash protection, including front- and side-impact safety.
All in all, what you get here is the ultimate in minivan performance—you get the comfort you deserve along with all the convenient features. Add the handling and the quiet ride, and you get the best in the minivan category. That’s to be expected though, since the price is rather hefty. You really get what you pay for when you opt for the Honda Odyssey.
For more information about the Honda Odyssey, visit the official Honda website.