The Honda Odyssey's biggest rival is definitely the Chrysler Pacifica, which was all-new for 2017 and brings a lot of in-cabin comfort and convenience to the ballgame.
But Honda has been a very strong player in the minivan field and the latest Odyssey continues that trend with improved dynamics and convenience features.
The Toyota Sienna and Kia Sedona are both worth a look, too, as they have their merits—but our money would be on the Chrysler or the Honda.
Then again, it might be worth turning around in the Honda showroom to check out the company's Pilot crossover.
Its interior isn't nearly as flexible, but it's available with all-wheel drive and many shoppers will prefer its SUV-ish looks.
And then there's the venerable Dodge Grand Caravan, which is about to expire but should be available with substantial discounts.
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|2018 Honda OdysseyBrowse Used Listings||2018 Chrysler PacificaBrowse Used Listings||2018 Dodge Grand CaravanBrowse Used Listings||2018 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2018 Kia SedonaBrowse Used Listings||2018 Toyota SiennaBrowse Used Listings|
|19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6|
|Minivans 2WD||Minivans 2WD||Minivans 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||2WD Minivans||2WD Minivans|
|LX Automatic||L FWD||SE Plus Wagon||LX 2WD||L FWD||L FWD 7-Passenger (GS)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Passenger Van||Passenger Van||Passenger Van||Sport Utility||Passenger Van||Passenger Van|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Multi-Speed Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2018 Honda Odyssey vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica||2018 Honda Odyssey vs. 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan||2018 Honda Odyssey vs. 2018 Honda Pilot||2018 Honda Odyssey vs. 2018 Kia Sedona||2018 Honda Odyssey vs. 2018 Toyota Sienna|