Purchasing a vehicle that accommodates a large family and provides room for luggage and other cargo takes a lot of time and research. Minivans push the limit when it comes to features and amenities for drivers and passengers. Today Fiesta Honda compares the 2017 Honda Odyssey and the 2017 Toyota Sienna to help you with your comparison-shopping. See how the 2017 Odyssey in San Antonio outdoes its competitor the Sienna.
For simplicity, the 2017 Odyssey has a single overhead cam for simplicity. The Sienna’s engine has dual overhead cams which add to the number of moving parts and the complexity of the cylinder heads.
The Odyssey gets better highway fuel mileage than the Sienna FWD (28 highway vs. 27 highway). For less fill-ups between trips, the Odyssey offers more fuel capacity than the Sienna.
An engine control system that shuts down half the engine’s cylinders helps improve the Odyssey’s fuel efficiency. The Sienna does not offer a system that shuts down part of the engine.
To almost totally eliminate engine vibration in the passenger area, the Odyssey has an electronically controlled liquid-filled engine mounts. A computer-controlled electric current in the liquid changes its viscosity, allowing the mount to dampen the engine completely at all RPMs. The Sienna uses conventional solid rubber engine mounts.
The Odyssey has 8.2 cubic feet more passenger volume than the Sienna (172.6 vs. 164.4) and .4 inches more front legroom, 3.3 inches more rear legroom and 6.1 inches more third row legroom than the Sienna.
The Odyssey uses computer-generated active noise cancellation to help remove annoying noise and vibration from the passenger compartment, especially at low frequencies. The Sienna doesn’t offer active noise cancellation.
Interested in finding out more information on the 2017 Odyssey in San Antonio? Stop by Fiesta Honda today to see this Honda minivan up close and experience all its features. Our helpful sales associates cannot wait to put you behind the wheel of a brand new 2017 Honda Odyssey!
*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.