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2018 Honda Odyssey EX vs. 2017 Honda Odyssey Touring

Whether your family is still growing or you already have enough kids to fill a full soccer team, if you're reading this page, you're probably in the market for a safe and reliable vehicle with plenty of interior space. So, allow our team at Davenport Honda to introduce you to the Honda Odyssey. The Odyssey has been around since the mid-90's and is currently on its fifth generation after a full redesign for the 2018 model year.

So how do you know which trim or model year will be the best fit for you? That's where we come in. We're breaking down the popular 2018 Honda Odyssey EX and comparing it head-to-head with the 2017 Odyssey Touring, highlighting the differences between these two impressive minivans. Keep reading to learn about the features and specifications of both!

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2018 Honda Odyssey EX vs 2017 Honda Odyssey Touring
3.5L V6: 280 hp; 262 lb.-ft. Equipped Engine Specs 3.5L V6: 248 hp; 250 lb.-ft.
Standard Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission Not available
138.5 cu. ft. Maximum Cargo Volume 148.5 cu. ft.
Eight Standard Seating Eight

The 2017 Honda Odyssey Touring comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with a maximum output of 248 horsepower and 250 pound-feet, which is less powerful than the 2018 Odyssey EX's standard engine output. However, the 2017 Odyssey Touring's maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds outperforms the 2018 Odyssey EX. Additionally, the 2017 Odyssey Touring offers ten extra cubic feet of maximum cargo volume and 6.5 extra cubic feet of passenger volume, so if interior space is your top priority, the 2017 Odyssey Touring may be the right fit for your needs.

As mentioned earlier, the Odyssey underwent a full redesign for the 2018 model year. Highlights of the redesign include a more powerful V6 engine, improved second-row functionality, and new convenience features. The 2018 Odyssey EX also comes equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine, though performance is increased to a maximum output of 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Standard features include a rearview camera, satellite radio, an MP3 player, power lumbar support, 40/20/40 split folding bench seats, two front power outlets, illuminated front vanity mirrors, power windows and door locks, cruise control, automatic dual zone climate control, and steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls.

Car shoppers interested in learning more about the 2018 Odyssey EX or 2017 Odyssey Touring are encouraged to contact a member of our team here at Davenport Honda. 

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