Compare 2008 Kia Sedona vs 2008 Honda Odyssey

2008 Kia Sedona
2008 Honda Odyssey
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4-Door SWB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SWB 16 23 $19,895 $20,695
4-Door LWB LX 16 23 $22,265 $23,595
4-Door LWB EX 16 23 $24,265 $26,195
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5-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door LX 16 23 $23,442 $25,860
5-Door EX 16 23 $26,244 $28,960
5-Door EX-L 17 25 $29,181 $32,210
5-Door w/RES EX-L 17 25 $30,626 $33,810
5-Door w/RES & Navi EX-L 17 25 $32,434 $35,810
5-Door Touring 17 25 $36,229 $40,010
5-Door w/PAX Touring 17 25 $36,771 $40,610
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,895
$23,442
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,695
$25,860
Monthly Payment Estimate
$345 / month
$431 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Kia Sedona is one of the least expensive minivans on the market, but inexpensive is different than cheap. The 2008 Honda Odyssey melds everyday practicality with fun-to-drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivan 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
49.3 48.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.3 63.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 40.8
Third Head Room (in)
36.4 38.4
Front Hip Room (in)
59.2 57.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 40.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
161.6 171.4
Second Hip Room (in)
65.8 64.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 63.5
Third Leg Room (in)
33.9 41.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 40.0
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.4 202.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 68.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 66.8
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 118.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 77.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
121.3 147.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
12.9 38.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
61.8 91.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x -TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 21.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.34 3.44
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R16 P235/6T5R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/70R16 P235/65TR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4365 4385
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.1 10.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
253 @ 3500 240 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 6000 244 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.79 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.07
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
Sportmatic shifter NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Kia Sedona Honda Odyssey
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone

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