Compare 2008 Honda Odyssey vs 2009 Nissan Quest

2008 Honda Odyssey
2009 Nissan Quest
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5-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Odyssey 5-Door EX 16 23 $26,244 $28,960
Odyssey 5-Door EX-L 17 25 $29,181 $32,210
Odyssey 5-Door EX-L w/RES 17 25 $30,626 $33,810
Odyssey 5-Door EX-L w/RES & Navi 17 25 $32,434 $35,810
Odyssey 5-Door LX 16 23 $23,442 $25,860
Odyssey 5-Door Touring 17 25 $36,229 $40,010
Odyssey 5-Door Touring w/PAX 17 25 $36,771 $40,610
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4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Quest 4-Door Base 16 24 $24,049 $25,950
Quest 4-Door S 16 24 $24,697 $26,650
Quest 4-Door SE 16 24 $32,648 $35,650
Quest 4-Door SL 16 24 $27,984 $30,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,244
$24,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,960
$25,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$483 / month
$433 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Honda Odyssey melds everyday practicality with fun-to-drive. If you like what minivans provide but don’t appreciate the looks of most of them, you might still keep the 2009 Nissan Quest on your shopping list.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivan 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.5 50.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.1 65.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 41.7
Third Head Room (in)
38.4 37.6
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 58.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
61.2 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.0 42.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
171.4 131.0
Second Hip Room (in)
64.4 67.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.5 63.8
Third Leg Room (in)
41.1 31.6
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.7 67.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
202.1 204.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in)
70.0 71.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 25.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.8 67.3
Wheelbase (in)
118.1 124.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.1 77.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 148.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
147.4 148.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 20.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
38.4 32.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 47.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
91.1 84.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 47.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 12.1 x 0.63
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)
11.6 x - TBD - 11.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.44 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 17
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/6T5R16 P225/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65TR16 P225/65R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4473 4293
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 10.36
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 5000 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA VQ35
Displacement
3.5L/212 3.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
244 @ 5750 235 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 2.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.34
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 4.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.98
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.54 1.01
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Reg WB
Vehicle Name
Honda Odyssey Nissan Quest
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.91 0.91
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5

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