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Honda Odyssey vs. Kia Carnival


2023 Honda Odyssey

2022 Kia Carnival

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,651 - $49,611

Used Asking Price:

$32,875 - $47,591

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$33,691 - $48,659

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

49.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

8.3 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 7

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

The Honda Odyssey is one of America’s most popular minivans and a top seller in the Honda line. Now in its fifth generation, the Odyssey is known as a reliable, comfortable family vehicle.

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Summary Review

Kia changed its minivan name, and substantially upped its game, when it introduced the stylish and feature-laded Kia Carnival.

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Pros and Cons

  • Quiet, smooth ride
  • V6 power in all trims
  • Engaging driving dynamics
  • Compact spare on all trims (2022)

  • No green powertrain option
  • AWD not available

Pros and Cons

  • Largest interior volume in the category
  • Highest horsepower and towing capacity in the category
  • Impressive list of standard and optional features
  • Attractive exterior styling gives it SUV-like mojo

  • Coolest features reserved for pricier SX and SX Prestige trims
  • Reclining second-row seats won’t work for tall adults

Available Body Styles

Minivan

Available Body Styles

Minivan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

EX, EX-L, Sport, Touring, Elite

Trim Levels

LX, EX, SX, SX Prestige

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

280 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

262 foot-lbs @ 4700 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.062 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

290 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

262 foot-lbs @ 5000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.066 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 28 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

371 / 546 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 26 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

361 / 494 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

63.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

61.6 inches

Cargo Space:

32.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 3rd-row seat folded down:

89.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

196.4 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

64.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

63.2 inches

Cargo Space:

40.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 3rd-row seat folded down:

86.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

208.4 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4482 lbs

Width:

78.5 inches

Height:

69.6 inches

Length:

205.2 inches

Wheelbase:

118.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.5 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4376 lbs

Width:

89.2 inches

Height:

68.5 inches

Length:

203 inches

Wheelbase:

121.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

polished alloy

Tire Size:

P235/65R17