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2014 Honda Odyssey

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Honda Odyssey highlights

Customer rating

Pros

  • Agile handling
  • Quiet, roomy cabin
  • Versatile second-row seating
  • Relatively fuel-efficient V6

Cons

  • Second row seats need to be removed for max cargo capacity
  • No all-wheel drive
  • Limited driver aid availability

Mileage (EPA estimate)

19 city, 28 highway, 22 combined

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The 2014 Honda Odyssey gets big upgrades

The Honda Odyssey is a roomy, practical minivan that’s family-friendly and good to drive. For 2014, the Honda Odyssey received a major update that’s definitely more than skin deep. Headlining the changes, 2014 was the first year for the Odyssey’s built-in vacuum cleaner, the HondaVAC™. Other newly available upgrades include push-button start and Bluetooth® audio streaming.

On the safety front, Honda added available forward collision warning, and reinforced the Odyssey’s structure to boost its performance in crash tests. Honda also made the improved transmission from higher Odyssey trim levels standard across the range, meaning all Odyssey trims finally have the same fuel economy, acceleration, and smooth shifting.

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What is new for the 2014 Honda Odyssey?

  • Odyssey trims have been upgraded with Smart Key and Lane Departure Warning as standard equipment this year.
  • Remote Start, Full Roof Rack, Running Boards, and Tow Hitch features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The Touring Elite trim now comes with Bluetooth Technology as standard equipment.

5 reasons to buy the 2014 Honda Odyssey

What We Like

Good to drive: The Honda Odyssey’s V6 engine is smooth and strong, even if the Odyssey isn’t the quickest minivan available. With suspension that balances comfort and handling, and steering that feels quick and responsive, the Odyssey is one of the best minivans to experience from the driver’s seat.

Family-friendly design: The Odyssey’s flexible seating features a wide second row that can fit three car seats, and a sliding center seat that can be moved forward to keep small children in easy reach. There’s a trash bag holder in the removable center console, and a built-in vacuum cleaner on the Touring Elite trim. Entertainment features on higher trims include a 16-inch screen that can display two inputs, including a built-in DVD player.

Fuel-efficient: The Odyssey’s V6 returns an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined, which makes this 8-passenger minivan slightly more fuel efficient than other minivans of the time.

You can get newer minivans with hybrid systems that improve mileage, but among traditional gas minivans, the Odyssey is an efficient choice.

What Needs Improvement

Lacks driver aids: While Honda improved the 2014 Odyssey’s crashworthiness (it became an IIHS Top Safety Pick+), it still has limited access to what are now common driver aids. Forward collision warning and blind-spot monitoring is only included on EX-L, Touring, and Touring Elite trims, while blind-spot monitoring is only included on Touring Elite. If you’re looking for features like automatic emergency braking or rear cross-traffic alert, you’ll need to look at later model years.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2014 Honda Odyssey is a minivan that customers love for its spacious interior and comfortable seating. It has a luxurious feel and is a great family vehicle.
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RepairPal gave the Honda Odyssey an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Honda Odyssey 7th out of 14 among Minivans.

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Honda Odyssey features and specs

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Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Sliding Door(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • Cloth Seats
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Parking Sensors
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

3.5L

Horsepower

248

Torque (ft-lbs)

250

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

21

Wheelbase

118.1"

Overall length

202.9"

Width

79.2"

Height

68.4"

Leg room

F 40.9"/M 40.9"/R 42.4"

Head room

F 39.7"/M 39.5"/R 38"

Front tires

P235/65TR17

Rear tires

P235/65TR17

Seating capacity

8

Max towing capacity

350/3500 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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