In comparing the Honda Odyssey Touring's and the Honda Pilot Elite's specifications and ratings, the Honda Odyssey Touring has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, interior volume and overall quality score. The Honda Pilot Elite has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Honda Odyssey Touring's and the Honda Pilot Elite's specifications and ratings, the Honda Odyssey Touring is a better car than the Honda Pilot Elite.
Honda Odyssey Touring vs. Honda Pilot Elite Pricing
A used 2023 Honda Odyssey Touring ranges from $42,673 to $78,597 while a used 2023 Honda Pilot Elite is priced between $49,995 to $57,901. For a new model, the Honda Odyssey Touring's price is between $44,882 and $46,994, with the Honda Pilot Elite priced between $52,833 and $55,715.
Honda Odyssey Touring vs. Honda Pilot Elite Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Honda Odyssey Touring loses 44.8 percent of its value and the Honda Pilot Elite loses 44.4 percent of its value. This means the Honda Pilot Elite retains 0.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Honda Odyssey Touring.
Honda Odyssey Touring vs. Honda Pilot Elite Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda Odyssey is 9.0 out of 10 while the Honda Pilot's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Honda Odyssey being ranked 2 out of 7 Best Minivans and the Honda Pilot being ranked 2 out of 21 Best 7-Seater SUVs.
Honda Odyssey Touring vs. Honda Pilot Elite Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Honda Odyssey is 8.7 out of 10. For the Honda Pilot the reliability rating is 9.1 out of 10. This gives the Honda Pilot a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Honda Odyssey.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda Odyssey Touring’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the Honda Pilot Elite base engine makes 285 horsepower. The Touring is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 546 miles. The Elite is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 463 miles. This gives the Honda Odyssey Touring the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Honda Pilot Elite. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Honda Odyssey Touring, a minivan, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Honda Pilot Elite, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear shoulder room. The Honda Odyssey Touring and Honda Pilot Elite are comparable in regards to rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Honda Odyssey Touring and the Honda Pilot Elite have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, both the Honda Odyssey Touring and the Honda Pilot Elite have the same Top Safety Pick+ award.