Honda Odyssey News

Best Backseat DVD Entertainment Systems: Parents, Bliss Out
Best Backseat DVD Entertainment Systems: Parents, Bliss Out

Among the many features you can spend money on in the family car, one is perhaps most sought-after by passengers in the rear seat. In-car DVD rear entertainment systems, though often a bit costly, can make a big difference between back-seat peace and quiet and sibling rivalry gone awry. We took a...Read More»

2002 Honda Odyssey
Recall Watch: Honda Widens Airbag Campaign

Honda is expanding an already large recall of some of its 2001-2003 vehicles for problems with airbags. Almost 826,000 Honda and Acura-brand vehicles have been recalled prior to the new action, Honda says. The expansion of the recall adds another 833,000 vehicles to the tally--while Honda is only...Read More»

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Honda Odyssey: Impressive Safety Ratings

The 2011 Honda Odyssey has just been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To receive this honor a vehicle must achieve top scores for front, side, and rear crash protection, as well top honors for roof strength. The Odyssey just passed the roof strength test...Read More»

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2011 Honda Odyssey Recalled For Windshield-Wiper Issue

Honda has announced that it will be recalling 33,341 Honda Odyssey minivans, all from the 2011 model year, to fix a potential issue with the windshield wipers. In cold-weather use, if the wiper system is turned on while the wipers themselves are still frozen to the windshield, the system’s...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey
Honda Odyssey, GM Lambda Crossovers Named Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the Honda Odyssey, GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse, and Buick Enclave as 2011 Top Safety Picks. The vehicles received “good” crash test ratings in all 4 tests, including roof strength. The Odyssey withstood 5 times its weight, while...Read More»

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2011 Honda Odyssey: The Safest Vehicle On The Market?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the 2011 Honda Odyssey a Top Safety Pick, confirming its position as a safety leader among family vehicles. Although the Odyssey had already earned top 'good' ratings from the IIHS, the Institute only recently tested the model in its new roof...Read More»

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Top 10 Things Never to Say to Your Dad When He is Driving

Driving requires a lot of concentration, especially with all the other distracted drivers on the road, increased traffic, and the tendency for some of us to wait until the last minute to get going where we need to be. Considering that some teens still ride with one or both parents for a lot of the...Read More»

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2011 Honda Odyssey: One Of Few With Five-Star Overall Safety

The 2011 Honda Odyssey has a new, impressive bragging right for safety-minded family shoppers: It's the only minivan tested by the federal government's tougher ratings system. The new Odyssey has swept the NCAP Ratings with top five-star scores in frontal and side crash tests—including front...Read More»

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All Car Advice Left Over Parts

Possibly you have assembled a child’s toy or an entertainment center and finished only to find there are some parts left over. It happens in car repair and it happens while writing an automotive blog as well. When it happens to me at home I gather the “extra pieces” up and throw...Read More»

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What's That Smell In This Car ?

There’s a new book out based on a 30 day 5800 mile jaunt across the nation in a Honda Pilot provided by American Honda Motor Co. Inc. The book’s author is Kelley Styring who’s firm Insightfarm advises Fortune 100 companies by promoting in depth knowledge of their customers. The...Read More»

2007 Honda Odyssey
2005-2007 Acura RL, Honda Odyssey Recalled For Brake Leaks

Honda will recall 470,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to an issue that could cause brake-fluid leaks—leading to the loss of braking power. In the affected vehicles—2005-2007 Honda Odyssey and Acura RL models—if any fluid other than the original brake fluid is used in the system, a...Read More»

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2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite: Top-line Model Is Most Luxurious Yet

With so many sporty CUVs and powerful, all-purpose, designed-for-every-purse SUVs in the marketplace today, does anyone still buy minivans? The answer is assuredly, yes. And the reasons are totally understandable. Some families want the kind of passenger and cargo-carrying capability, comfort...Read More»

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2011 Honda Odyssey: Just Like At The Drive-In?

As the summer fades, so do your chances of making it out to some of our nation's great drive-in theaters. But crawl into the backseat of an increasing number of minivans and crossover vehicles—like the 2011 Honda Odyssey—and you can find a pretty awesome movie experience, anywhere you...Read More»

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2011 Honda Odyssey Can Fit A Class-Leading Four Child Seats

Growing families often present some frustrating vehicular puzzles. Namely, do you have enough positions to safely secure all your kids? Hint: having a five-passenger vehicle doesn't always mean that you have space for two adults and three kids, if one or more of those kids is in a child or booster...Read More»

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Today at High Gear Media: Honda Odyssey! Subaru Forester WRX?

What's to know about the 2011 Honda Odyssey? The lightning bolt works--and so does the interior. [TheCarConnection] Subaru's gone nuts with the WRX STI, but will it be certifiable enough to apply the same formula to the Forester? [MotorAuthority] The Hyundai Sonata is set to get a wagon companion...Read More»

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First Drive: 2011 Honda Odyssey

Minivans are great for family duty, but their appliance-like ubiquity has come to be detested by certain types of parents. Of course, most of these people who reject simply reject minivans, and probably mutter something about how they wouldn't be caught dead in one, probably don't know that most...Read More»

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Best Vehicles For A Family Road Trip

Road trips are fun and choosing the right vehicle could make all the difference to your ultimate driving experience. A family road trip requires a car to be safe, reliable, economical, and also capable of handling any road in its path. These top five 2010 vehicles are the ideal solution to all...Read More»

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Preview: 2011 Honda Odyssey

•    What is it: The latest version of the best-selling minivan in the U.S. •    Key facts: Lower roofline but slightly wider; improved seating and fuel-efficiency •    On sale: Fall 2010 •    Price: est. $27,000 - $43,000 Honda has given an up-close look and video walk-around...Read More»

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2010 Honda Odyssey: Lowest Cost To Insure Among Minivans

The 2010 Honda Odyssey has the highest entry price of the mainstream minivans, yet it costs the least to insure. This tidbit comes as just another reminder that the cost of a model—even the cost of fixing that model—doesn't matter nearly as much as the profile of the typical driver for that...Read More»

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