Comparison: 2018 Honda Odyssey vs. 2018 Toyota Sienna

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Shopping for a mini-van is a process, not only because the driver wants to find one that's best for them, but they need to find one that is best suited for their family as well. For all families, the decision is easy, with the 2018 Honda Odyssey being the must-have. It excels in performance, convenience, and safety!

Take a read through this comparison between the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Toyota Sienna and then come down to Freeway Honda and test drive the perfect family vehicle!

Performance

The 2018 Honda Odyssey comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 280 horsepower with 262 lb-ft of torque that is paired with either the standard nine-speed transmission or a 10-speed automatic (Honda’s first ever 10-speed) transmission. The Sienna has a similar engine producing 296 horsepower but can only be paired an 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2018 Honda Odyssey has the slight edge on the Sienna with 28 MPG highway* compared to the Sienna’s 27 MPG.

Convenience

The 2018 Honda Odyssey shines with its available technology. This includes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 2018 Toyota Sienna has a slightly smaller touchscreen and does not offer an integrated smartphone system, which is a must-have for most new age drivers. Both offer a backup camera and Wi-Fi hotspot.

The Odyssey has a few additional features that go above and beyond to suit a family’s needs. It has a wireless phone charging pad, rear seat security -style cameras with night vision to make sure you can keep an eye on the kids at all times and to clean up their messes; the Odyssey has a built-in vacuum cleaner in the rear cargo area. Upper trims come with a rear entertainment system as well. Equipped with Blu-Ray, it is the perfect finishing touch to keep the children happy all through those long car rides!

Pricing

2018 Honda Odyssey

Starting at $29,990 MSRP

2018 Toyota Sienna

Starting at $30,850 MSRP**

*2017 EPA MILEAGE BASED ON 2017 EPA MILEAGE RATINGS. USE FOR COMPARISON PURPOSES ONLY. YOUR ACTUAL MILEAGE WILL VARY, DEPENDING ON HOW YOU DRIVE AND MAINTAIN YOUR VEHICLE, DRIVING CONDITIONS, BATTERY PACK AGE/CONDITION (HYBRID MODELS ONLY) AND OTHER FACTORS.

**Prices shown are Honda Suggested Retail Prices only and do not include taxes, license or a destination and handling charge. Actual vehicle/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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