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

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

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

Exterior Dimensions

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

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

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

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

Brakes

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

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

21.0 20

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - NA

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

16.2 17

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

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P235/6T5R16 P225/65R16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P235/65TR16 P225/65R16

Spare Tire Size

Compact T135/80D16

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4473 4293

Wheels

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

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

10.2 10.36

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - 550

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- TBD - 130

Engine

Displacement

3.5L/212 3.5L/- TBD -

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

244 @ 5750 235 @ 5800

Engine Type

Gas V6 Gas V6

Fuel System

MPFI SMPI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

240 @ 5000 240 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

NA VQ35

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

16 16

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

23 24

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

- 19

Transmission

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

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

Summary

Vehicle Name

Honda Odyssey Nissan Quest

Body Style

4 Door 4 Door Reg WB

Suspension

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

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

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- 5

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