2016 Honda Odyssey

MSRP $29,400 - $44,875

Ranked #1 in Van

8.0

Overall Rating

2016 Honda Odyssey Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: August 16, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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Honda ventured into the minivan business with the Odyssey back in 1994. The MPV was added to the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission’s fleet for its immense practicality and a more feature-rich cabin over the then-popular Ford Crown Victoria and the Chevrolet Caprice. The van has evolved into a handsome vehicle today while retaining its excellent value for money and practicality, making it a comfortable family mover.

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Pros

Strong and fuel-efficient V6

Silent cabin

Excellent crash-test ratings

Robust interior fit and finish

Excellent handling for a minivan

Cons

More expensive than some rivals

Cumbersome 2nd-row seats removal process due to higher than average weight

What's New?

Addition of the SE trim


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$29400

bodystyle

4dr Minivan

passenger capacity

7

top speed

115 mph

drivetrain

front wheel drive

engine type

displacement

212 cu.in.

horsepower

248 hp @ 5700 rpm

torque

250 lb.-ft. @ 4800 rpm

transmission

6 speed automatic

chassis

suspension front

Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Independent rear multi-link suspension

dimensions

wheelbase

118.1 in.

length

202.9 in.

width

79.2 in.

height

68.4 in.

curb weight

4396 lbs.

ground clearance

6 in.

capacity

passenger volume

172.6 cu ft.

cargo volume

148.5 cu ft.

towing capacity

3500 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.7 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

16 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

19/22/28 mpg

highway range

594.5 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

5 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


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Trims

LX$29,400 onwards

EX$32,550 onwards

SE$33,500 onwards

EX-L$36,050 onwards

Touring$42,305 onwards

Touring Elite$44,875 onwards

Colors and Styles

2016 Honda Odyssey in Crystal Black Pearl color
Crystal Black Pearl

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Ratings

Features

7.0

Engine and Performance

8.0

Fuel Economy

9.0

Interior

8.4

Exterior

8.5

Safety

7.9

8.0

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

8.0

Overall Rating


The Odyssey goes against the Chrysler Pacifica, Toyota Sienna, and the Kia Sedona in the segment. 


7.0/10
Features

8.0/10
Engine and Performance

9.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.4/10
Interior

8.5/10
Exterior

7.9/10
Safety


2016 Honda Odyssey Features

7.0/10

The 2016 Honda Odyssey comes in five trims LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, Elite. All trims are powered by the same 3.5L V6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The van comes in a well-equipped state right from the base LX trim. Moving up the trim ladder adds some creature comfort, convenience, and luxury features while the top-end Touring Elite trim offers some luxury-sedan rivaling entertainment and comfort features.

Trim

LX

EX

Touring

EX-L

SE

Touring Elite

MSRP (FWD)

$29,850

$32,700

$42,455

$36,200

$33,650

$45,025

Key Features

17-inch steel wheels

17-inch alloy wheels Power

18-inch alloy wheels

Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

HondaVAC Rear Entertainment System with 115-volt power outlet SiriusXM Radio

High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights with auto-on/off 

 

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with traction control

Sliding doors, Heated power side mirrors

Memory-linked

One-touch power moonroof with tilt feature Power tailgate

 

Rear Entertainment System with HDMI technology

 

i-MID with an 8-inch high-resolution screen 

 

Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and streaming audio 

 

Tilt and telescopic steering column 

Tri-zone automatic climate control system with humidity control and air filtration

Side mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down

Leather-trimmed interior Heated front seats

 

Blindspot information system (BSI)

 

Front passenger's seat with 4-way power adjustment

Honda LaneWatchTM Push-button start Driver's seat with 10-way power adjustment, including power lumbar support HondaLinkTM featuring AhaTM compatibility Audio touch-screen

Rear Entertainment System with 115-volt power outlet

SiriusXM Radio Available Rear Entertainment System with 115-volt power outlet Available

 

HondaVAC 650-watt premium audio system with 12 speakers, including subwoofer and 5.1 surrounds sound theater mode 

 

HD Radio

 

One-motion 60/40 split 3rd-row Magic Seat 

 

Driver's seat with two-position memory

Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition, FM

   
 

Driver's seat with 8-way power adjustment

   

Traffic and a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines

   
 

Pandora compatibility USB Audio Interface

         

We Recommend

We would recommend the EX trim since it offers a long list of features with a mild increase in price over the base trim. You can opt for the SE trim if you need that rear-seat entertainment system at an attractive price.

2016 Honda Odyssey Engine and Performance

8.0/10

The 2016 Honda Odyssey is powered by a standard 3.5L naturally aspirated V6 engine which produces 248 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 250 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission plus the front-wheel-drive is standard. The punch from the powertrain is enough for highway passes including everyday driving. The ride is a bit on the firmer side, but the Odyssey manages to combine ride comfort and handling prowess better than most family-haulers.

Models

Honda Odyssey

Toyota Sienna

Kia Sedona

MSRP

$29,850

$29,750

$26,900

Engine

3.5L 6cyl

3.5L 6 cyl

3.3L 6cyl

Transmission

6-speed automatic

8-speed Automatic

6-speed automatic

Horsepower

248 hp

296 hp

276 hp

Torque

250 lb-ft

263 lb-ft

248 lb-ft

0-60 MPH

6.6 sec

7.0 sec

7.6 sec

Quarter mile

15.0 sec

15.5 sec

15.9 sec

Top Speed (mph)

130

113

110

The Honda Odyssey is quick for a minivan and it does 0 to 60 in just 6.6 seconds. The Odyssey inspires you when it comes to braking and just takes 127 feet to stop from 60 mph which is similar to other vehicles in this segment. The Toyota Sienna offers the maximum power and torque figures here at an aggressive price point but the Honda Odyssey is the quickest one. All other minivans take more than 7 seconds to the 60mph mark.

2016 Honda Odyssey Fuel Economy

9.0/10

The 2016 Honda Odyssey is the fuel economy champ as it returns a pretty decent fuel efficiency ratings. Technologies like Variable Cylinder Management, which shuts off cylinders depending upon driving conditions for maximum fuel efficiency helps to attain the 22 mpg of combined mileage.

Model

Honda Odyssey

Toyota Sienna

Kia Sedona

MPG (city)

19

19

18

MPG (highway)

27

27

24

MPG (combined)

22

22

20

Fuel Capacity (gallons)

21-gallons

20-gallons

21.1-gallons

Range (city/highway) (miles)

400/590 mi

380/540 mi

380/506 mi

None of the rivals are very far off from the Odyssey in terms of fuel economy. The Toyota Sienna truly impresses with its EPA ratings of 22 MPG, given the power output figures from its motor while the Kia Sedona disappoints a bit with its lower fuel economy ratings of 20 MPG. However, its fuel tank of 21.1 gallons, helps it make up in the range covered.

2016 Honda Odyssey Interior

8.4/10

The Honda Odyssey is quite spacious from the inside and uses every possible seating configuration for passengers. The 3rd-row "Magic Seat" splits 60/40, folding into the floor with one pull, while the 2nd-row seats can slide outward 1.5 inches, permitting three child safety seats to be placed side by side. The seats are wide and comfortable with good support all day long.

Model

Honda Odyssey

Toyota Sienna

Kia Sedona

Passenger capacity

7

7

7

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

39.7/64.4/-

41.0/65.0/40.5

39.8/63.9/40.9

Second (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

39.5/63.5/40.9

39.7/64.6/37.6

39.4/63.1/41.4

Third (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

38.0/60.9/42.4

38.3/61.1/36.3

38.9/59.4/34.8

Cargo Volume to seats 3 (ft.3)

38.4

39.1

33.9

Cargo Volume to seats 2 (ft.3)

93.1

87.1

78.4

Cargo Volume to seats 1 (ft.3)

148.5

150.0

142.0

Odyssey might be well-styled but is a big box on the wheels. Its square shape and a low load floor mean more cargo space. The third row folds into the floor and the middle row can be completely removed for exceptional cargo capacity. The Toyota Sienna takes the topper’s medal here with its most spacious cabin and huge cargo space of 150 cubic feet on offer. Some interior features are:

  • 10-way power-adjustable driver seat
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats
  • Reclining Rear Seat 
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Active noise cancellation
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter

How intuitive is the 2016 Honda Odyssey’s infotainment unit?

The 2016 Honda Odyssey gets a standard 8-inch infotainment display which also offers most of the basic connectivity and entertainment features. The user interface is fluid with crisp images and a user-friendly layout. Some of the standard features include a seven-speaker audio system with a CD player, Pandora compatibility, an auxiliary audio input jack among other features. Some of the infotainment features are:

  • 8.1-inch HondaLink touchscreen infotainment display
  • 12 speaker Premium Audio System
  • Honda satellite-linked navigation system
  • SiriusXM Satellite radio
  • FM Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display
  • Rear-seat Entertainment System
  • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink

2016 Honda Odyssey Exterior

8.5/10

The 2016 Honda Odyssey is basically a stylish box on wheels, yet Honda has managed to add some elements of visual interest for a buyer’s liking. It is attractive or not depends on you as the design is always subjective. The front fascia looks much-inspired from the sedan lineup. The side profile has distinctive body lines with a kink at the B pillar which increases visibility for third-row passengers. The rear fascia is somewhat bland and a chrome band joins the two taillamps, not to forget it has got a spoiler too.

Model

Honda Odyssey

Toyota Sienna

Kia Sedona

Curb weight (lbs.)

4396

4375

4414

Length(in)

202.9

200.2

201.4

Width(in)

79.2

78.1

78.1

Height(in)

68.4

68.9

68.5

Ground clearance (in)

4.5

6.5

6.7

Wheelbase (in)

118.1

119.3

120.5

The Kia Sedona gets the most aggressive front-end design but looks like any other minivan in the segment with the traditional boxy design language. While the Honda Odyssey is the longest minivan measuring 202.9 inches, the 2016 Sedona has the longest wheelbase of 120.5 inches. It also has highway ground clearance, however, it is the 2016 Toyota Sienna that at 68.9 inches is the tallest minivan available. Some exterior features are:

  • LED Brakelights
  • Power Sliding Rear Doors
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Power Heated Side Mirrors
  • Sunroof
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels

2016 Honda Odyssey Safety

7.9/10

The 2016 Honda Odyssey bagged some excellent crash scores from the IIHS and the NHTSA. The federal organization awarded the vehicle with a perfect 5-star rating while the IIHS gave the van the most prestigious “Top Safety Pick+” award. Some of the standard safety features include front-seat side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags for all three rows, and front-seat active head restraints. Some of the safety features are:

  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW )
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW )
  • Multi-angle rearview camera
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System 
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA )
  • Advanced Compatible Engineering(ACE) Body Structure

2016 Honda Odyssey Final Verdict

The Honda Odyssey takes the first spot when it comes to ratings and customer satisfaction. It has a plethora of family-friendly bells and whistles and a high-quality interior. It even delivers good performance by minivan standards along with commendable fuel economy numbers as well.