The 2022 Honda Odyssey is powered by a reliable 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. The engine power is perfect for anything you will need your van for and makes getting on the highway a breeze.

This 3.5-liter engine powers all trim levels of the Honda Odyssey 2022 and is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. This combination gives you all the power that you’ll need, even with a van full of passengers. You can also expect good gas mileage out of the 2022 Honda Odyssey.
The V6 engine is rated at 19 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2022 Honda Odyssey stacks up well against its competition.
ENGINE AND IMPLEMENTATION
Fleet-footed, efficient, and polished, the Odyssey’s powertrain is a sweetheart that requires zero compromises. The Odyssey changes direction crisply, and from behind the wheel it’s easy to forget you’re piloting a three-row van. The steering is direct and the effort is light, but more feedback from the road would be welcome.
Driving enthusiasts won’t rave—it’s still a minivan, after all—but the Odyssey is the best-driving minivan, and its nimbleness makes it competent in corners and easy to drive on narrow roads.
Our Elite test van’s ride wasn’t as compliant as that of our long-term Pacifica, but its standard 19-inch wheels could be partly to blame. Our EX-L test vehicle wore 18-inch wheels and seemed better-suited to pockmarked Michigan roads. Over most road surfaces, the Odyssey displays a comfortable ride, and few passengers will complain.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REAL-WORLD MPG

The 2022 Honda Odyssey is rated at 19 mpg city and 28 mpg highway, according to the EPA. In our real-world highway testing, our test vehicle outperformed its EPA estimate, delivering 30 mpg. For comparison, our long-term Pacifica managed 33 mpg. For more information about the Odyssey’s fuel economy, visit the EPA’s website.

INTERIOR, CONVENIENCE, AND BOOTH

Its second and third rows are among the roomiest in the class, and its second-row seats are far more comfortable than the Pacifica’s. Honda’s inventive second-row Magic Slide seats (standard on EX trims and up) slide both sides to side and fore and aft, allowing for multiple configurations.

Throw in a quietest-in-class cabin, a sprinkle of ingenious tech—like an in-cabin camera that enables you to monitor the kids in the second and third rows—and the Odyssey is a hauler that is fit for the modern family. Its square shape and low load floor mean there is a lot of space for hauling cargo, but some rivals do it better and with less hassle. Removing those second-row seats requires muscle, as the two outboard seats weigh 68 pounds each.

Once removed, the optional Magic Slide seat mechanism remains on the floor, creating an obstacle for loading cargo. With the third row of seats stowed and its second row removed, our testing revealed that the Odyssey hauled one fewer carry-on suitcase than the Pacifica.

IN-VEHICLE INFOTAINMENT AND INTERCONNECTIONS

The 2022 Honda Odyssey is equipped with a standard touchscreen infotainment system. The LX trim level gets a 5-inch touchscreen while all other models get an 8-inch touchscreen that Honda calls “Display Audio”.

The Display Audio software allows you to customize the layout of your Odyssey’s menu. You can connect your smartphone to Display Audio through Bluetooth, Android Auto, or Apple CarPlay. A standard feature on the Touring and Elite trim levels is a rear-seat entertainment system. This entertainment system comes equipped with built-in streaming services for your passengers’ entertainment on long drives.

PROTECTION AND DRIVER-ASSISTANCE ASPECTS

Honda also provides a full suite of driver-assistance technology, called Honda Sensing, as standard equipment on all Odyssey models. For more information about the Odyssey’s crash-test results, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) websites.

PHOTOS

2022 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey Elite Passenger Minivan Exterior Shown

2022 Honda Odyssey

2021 Honda Odyssey LX Passenger Minivan Profile Doors Open

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

VEHICLE TYPE
front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 8-passenger, 4-door van

PRICE AS TESTED
$48,940 (base price: $32,910)

ENGINE TYPE
SOHC 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection
Displacement
212 in3, 3471 cm3
Power
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
262 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm

TRANSMISSION
10-speed automatic

CHASSIS
Suspension (F/R): struts/multilink
Brakes (F/R): 12.6-in vented disc/13.0-in disc
Tires: Bridgestone Turanza EL440, 235/55R-19 101H M+S

DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase: 118.1 in
Length: 205.2 in
Width: 78.5 in
Height: 69.6 in
Passenger volume: 163 ft3
Cargo volume: 33 ft3
Curb weight: 4574 lb

C/D TEST RESULTS
60 mph: 6.5 sec
100 mph: 16.6 sec
110 mph: 20.5 sec
Rolling start, 5–60 mph: 6.7 sec
Top gear, 30–50 mph: 3.4 sec
Top gear, 50–70 mph: 4.5 sec
1/4 mile: 15.1 sec @ 96 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 111 mph
Braking, 70–0 mph: 182 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.76 g
Standing-start accel times omit 1-ft rollout of 0.3 sec.

C/D FUEL ECONOMY
Observed: 21 mpg

EPA FUEL ECONOMY
Combined/city/highway: 22/19/28 mpg

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