Compare 2009 Ford Flex vs 2009 Honda Odyssey

2009 Ford Flex
2009 Honda Odyssey
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4-Door Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Flex 4-Door Limited AWD 16 22 $34,072 $36,810
Flex 4-Door Limited FWD 17 24 $32,389 $34,960
Flex 4-Door SE FWD 17 24 $26,842 $28,550
Flex 4-Door SEL AWD 16 22 $31,674 $34,175
Flex 4-Door SEL FWD 17 24 $29,991 $32,325
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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
$34,072
$26,691
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,810
$29,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$614 / month
$491 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Ford Flex is one of the most stylish new crossovers, with great passenger room and more features than some minivans. 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
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
33.3 41.1
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 40.0
Third Hip Room (in)
41.1 48.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 63.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
118.0 171.4
Third Head Room (in)
38.7 38.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 57.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.8 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
44.3 40.0
Front Head Room (in)
41.8 40.9
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Second Hip Room (in)
55.0 64.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 63.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.9 77.1
Track Width, Front (in)
65.4 66.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
201.8 202.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.0 70.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.4 66.8
Wheelbase (in)
117.9 118.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.2 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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.2 147.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.0 38.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 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)
- TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 21.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.44
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/55R19 P235/65TR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R19 P235/6T5R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4661 4475
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
248 @ 4500 240 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
99C NA
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
262 @ 6250 244 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 1.61
Trans Order Code
44J NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Flex Honda Odyssey
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 .91
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- TBD - Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4

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