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2019 Honda Odyssey vs 2019 Kia Sedona

Passenger side exterior view of a red 2019 Honda Odyssey on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a gray 2019 Kia Sedona

For on-the-go families just like yours a minivan answers many of the problems you have with your too small sedan or hard-to-get-the-kids-into SUV. A minivan like the 2019 Honda Odyssey or the 2019 Kia Sedona have power-sliding side doors and a low step-up that make loading and unloading them simple and stress-free. Both the 2019 Honda Odyssey and 2019 Kia Sedona also feature aerodynamic and athletic exterior styling for a very un-minivan appeal. You can find out more about the similarities and differences between the 2019 Honda Odyssey and 2019 Kia Sedona right here below with our side-by-side comparison.

2019 Honda Odyssey


2019 Kia Sedona

3.5L V6 Standard Engine 3.3L V6
280 Horsepower/ 262 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 276 HP/ 248 LB-FT
9-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
19 MPG City/ 28 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 18 MPG City/ 24 MPG HWY
*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

What are the Differences Between the 2019 Honda Odyssey & 2019 Kia Sedona?

As you can see in the helpful chart above the standard engine of the 2019 Honda Odyssey provides slightly better performance and efficiency than the 2019 Kia Sedona does. Neither the 2019 Odyssey nor the 2019 Sedona offer and engine upgrade from their standard engines but the 2019 Honda Odyssey does make available a 10-Speed Automatic Transmission on its upper trim levels. The 2019 Honda Odyssey also gets equipped with a standard Eco Assist™ System, Active Noise Cancelation, Hill Start Assist, and Intelligent Traction Mode while the 2019 Sedona only comes with a standard Eco Assist System.

Inside the cabin you will find standard seating for seven people and 8-passenger seating on both of their upper trim levels but the 2019 Odyssey provides passengers with more front row and 2nd-row headroom than the 2019 Sedona supplies. The 2019 Kia Sedona does, however, get equipped with a standard 7” Touchscreen Display while the 2019 Honda Odyssey only gets loaded with a standard 5” display screen but the 2019 Odyssey gets equipped with an 8” High-Resolution Touchscreen on all but its base trim level and the 2019 Sedona only has an 8” screen on its top trim. The 2019 Honda Odyssey also offers an In-Car PA System, an Advanced Rear Seat Entertainment System, HDMI Interface, and Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation with HD Digital Traffic and the 2019 Sedona only makes available a similar rear seat entertainment system. Thanks to its more efficient performance as well as its better standard and available interior features the 2019 Honda Odyssey is the easy choice over the 2019 Kia Sedona.