Compare 2008 Chrysler Town & Country vs 2009 Honda Odyssey

2008 Chrysler Town & Country
2009 Honda Odyssey
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4-Door Wgn LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Town & Country 4-Door Wgn LX 17 24 $21,589 $23,415
Town & Country 4-Door Wgn Limited 16 23 $33,302 $36,575
Town & Country 4-Door Wgn Touring 16 23 $26,382 $28,800
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5-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Odyssey 5-Door EX 16 23 $26,691 $29,455
Odyssey 5-Door EX-L 17 25 $30,034 $33,155
Odyssey 5-Door EX-L w/RES 17 25 $31,480 $34,755
Odyssey 5-Door EX-L w/RES & Navi 17 25 $33,468 $36,955
Odyssey 5-Door LX 16 23 $23,890 $26,355
Odyssey 5-Door Touring 17 25 $36,676 $40,505
Odyssey 5-Door Touring w/PAX 17 25 $37,218 $41,105
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,589
$26,691
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,415
$29,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$390 / month
$491 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you’re shopping for a practical family hauler, the Chrysler Town & Country needs to be on your “must drive” list if only for the features it offers. The 2009 Honda Odyssey doesn’t just have the practicality that’s expected in a minivan; it’s fun to drive, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivan 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
37.6 41.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 40.0
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Hip Room (in)
48.7 48.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.7 63.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 40.8
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 38.4
Front Hip Room (in)
57.6 57.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.0 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 40.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
163.5 171.4
Second Hip Room (in)
64.8 64.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.0 63.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
65.0 66.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
202.5 202.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.9 70.0
Liftover Height (in)
24.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.8 66.8
Wheelbase (in)
121.2 118.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.7 77.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
48.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
144.3 147.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
32.7 38.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
83.0 91.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 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)
11.9 x 1.10 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.5 21.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.0 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.14 3.44
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 16.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/65R16 P235/65TR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TUG NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R16 P235/6T5R16
Rear Tire Order Code
TUG NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4231 4475
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.4 10.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
205 @ - TBD - 240 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
EGV NA
Displacement
3.3L/202 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ - TBD - 244 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.43 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.07
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.61
Trans Order Code
DFF NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chrysler Town & Country Honda Odyssey
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .91
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist Beam Axle Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 4

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