|2015 Honda Odyssey||2015 Dodge Grand Caravan|
|148.5 cu-ft.||Max Cargo Volume||143.8 cu-ft.|
|NHTSA 5-Star||Safety Rating||NHTSA 4-Star|
|19 City/28 Hwy*||Fuel Economy||17 city/25 Hwy|
2015 Honda Odyssey vs 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan
Many drivers dread getting their first minivan. The idea that these vehicles have to be boring is a huge misconception. Drivers should take a closer look at some of the new minivans out there. They’re sleek design has moved beyond that tired boxy look and their engines have gotten substantially stronger. To showcase our favorite option for this segment we have compared the 2015 Honda Odyssey vs the 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan. It offers more standard features and a safer overall ride.
In fact most of the appealing aspects of a minivan are at their best in the Odyssey. It is one of the safest minivans one the road, more spacious than most and is also surprisingly fuel efficient. The list of standard features also manages to impress with a rearview camera, daytime running lights and AC for the front and rear. Drivers can also add tri-zone climate control, Honda LaneWatch, a DVD rear entertainment system and forward collision warning.
The Honda Odyssey in Denver
The Odyssey comes with a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 248 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic and the resulting level of power and efficiency creates a minivan that can tow up to 3,500 pounds and has an EPA mpg rating of 19 city and 28 highway. The Odyssey makes it easier to go camping and take long road trips all while providing top notch safety.
Honda’s minivan also offers upscale amenities like heated seats, leather trim, 10-way power adjustment with lumbar support, a 17-speaker system to go with the DVD entertainment system, SiriusXM Radio and the HondaVAC, which allows you to quickly clean out the Odyssey without having to lug a vacuum out into the garage. The Honda Odyssey is uncompromising and creates a better driving experience that will have you wondering why you didn’t get a minivan sooner.
*Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle