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2018 Honda Odyssey vs 2018 Kia Sedona

Passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Honda Odyssey on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Kia Sedona on the right

When your current car can’t keep up with your growing family’s daily demands, it is time to upgrade to a stylish and spacious minivan. And the two most desirable minivans on the market are the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Kia Sedona. These two minivans have redefined what a minivan can be with their bold and beautiful exteriors as well as their tech-savvy interiors. When trying to choose between the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Kia Sedona it is their key differences that will determine your ultimate decision. That is why we have broken down the important similarities and differences between them to help simplify your decision-making process.

2018 Honda Odyssey


2018 Kia Sedona

3.5L 24-Valve v6 Standard Engine 3.3L 24-Valve V6
280 HP/ 262 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 276 HP/ 248 LB-FT
9-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
19 MPG City/ 28 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 18 MPG City/ 24 MPG HWY
*Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

Similarities & Differences

As you can see from the easy to digest graph above, the 2018 Honda Odyssey has a bit more power and better standard fuel efficiency than the 2018 Kia Sedona. Both the 2018 Odyssey and the 2018 Sedona offer seating for seven or eight people depending on if you opt for the second-row bench seat or the captain’s chairs. The 2018 Honda Odyssey, however, offers more first, second and third-row legroom than the 2018 Kia Sedona provides. The 2018 Kia Sedona does have more standard cargo volume than the 2018 Odyssey does, but the 2018 Odyssey delivers more second-row and overall cargo volume (144.9 cubic feet) than the 2018 Sedona offers (142.0 cubic feet). Other awesome standard features of the 2018 Honda Odyssey are its Push-Button Start, Automatic Climate Control, a 5” Color Touchscreen Display, Bluetooth® Connectivity, and even a 7-Speaker Stereo System. With a more powerful and efficient drivetrain and more interior cargo space, the 2018 Honda Odyssey is the clear choice over the 2018 Kia Sedona. You can experience everything that the 2018 Honda Odyssey has to offer on a test drive at Davenport Honda today.

Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.