Honda Odyssey vs Toyota Sienna

July 19th, 2018 by

Two of the best minivans on the road today are the Honda Odyssey and the Toyota Sienna. Families seeking a safe, spacious, and functional minivan can find what they’re seeking in both vehicles, but how do you know which minivan is better for your needs?

2018 Honda Odyssey at Bay Ridge Honda

Both the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Toyota Sienna cost about the same, so which vehicle is the better value? For 2018, the Toyota Sienna is in its second update since the vehicle first hit the road in 2010. This shows that the Sienna doesn’t need much improvement to satisfy drivers, but also implies that the vehicle is not as up-to-date with modern technology and innovative features as it could be.

On the other hand, the Honda Odyssey is all new for 2018. This means the vehicle features to newest technologies on the market, including an updated infotainment system, innovative safety systems, and remarkable convenience features.

Both the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Toyota Sienna have similar engines under the hood. The Odyssey is powered by a 3.5 V6 liter engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission (or the available 10-speed transmission), while the Sienna has a 3.5-liter V6 engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Odyssey earns up to 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque with its standard engine, as opposed to the Sienna’s 296 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque, which is only slightly more.

Each vehicle seats up to eight passengers, is available with fabric or leather seating surfaces, and comes in natural interior color schemes. What sets the cabins of the minivans apart from one another is the 8-inch touchscreen inside of the 2018 Odyssey, which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Sienna has a slightly smaller touchscreen, but no Apple CarPlay or Android Auto compatibility.

Modern, powerful, spacious, and all-new for 2018, the Honda Odyssey is an excellent choice for your family. Bring your loved ones into Bay Ridge Honda to test drive the Odyssey today! Find us at 8801 4th Avenue in Brooklyn.