Families on the go will be glad to know that car manufacturers are using their unique needs as inspiration to design vehicles like the 2019 Honda Odyssey and 2019 Toyota Sienna. Both of the minivan body styles, these two car models have large interiors for people and luggage. The 2019 Honda Odyssey particularly has family-friendly seat designs, entertainment and powertrain features. For those who have over time developed a strong attachment to the Honda brand, this comparison between the Odyssey and the 2019 Toyota Sienna is just another attempt to prove that indeed, the Honda is worth its value.


Beneath the hood of the 2019 Honda Odyssey is a 3.5-liter V-6 engine which is exactly what you will find when you pop the hood of the 2019 Toyota Sienna. What is the difference?

Well, the Honda's engine is paired with a 9-speed auto transmission while the of the Toyota works alongside an 8-speed transmission. For drivers who desire more power options from a car, the 10-speed auto transmission available as an option for the Odyssey offers them a choice.


The cabin of the 2019 Honda Odyssey is fitted with features that support an outgoing family lifestyle. Stepping into the cabin for the first time, passengers get the impression that this vehicle was built to offer comfortable and luxurious rides. Do you appreciate innovation and technology? You will be pleased that the 2019 Honda Odyssey offers automatic climate control for interior air conditioning, Bluetooth capabilities and a 5-inch LCD color monitor.

While the sitting space in both vehicles is the same, the 2019 Honda Odyssey is a step ahead with its ability to carry bulky cargo.

The higher the trim level of the vehicle model you are driving, the more advanced the technology features. For instance, the 2019 Honda Odyssey's EX trim offers tri-zone automated climate control for those hot days when travelling as a family. Those riding in the LX trim enjoy the luxury of cruising in 18-inch wheels. The ultimate experience is probably for those that ride in the EX-L that offers navigation touring. For a feel of how each of these trims, the Indy Honda dealership is the ideal place to stop by.

Overall Comfort

If your heart only beats for the 2019 Honda Odyssey, then you will love any of the six trims offered by this model. The choice is up to you because there are a lot of features on offer. Ideally, the best is what fits well into your lifestyle. At the same time, the Odyssey accommodates adjustments which car owners may need to make to suit their needs. Did you ever imagine that the standard family car can sit up to seven people? The entry-level LX trims allows this since it has been fitted with captain chairs in the second row. If you thought this was cool, you have not experienced the higher trims that offer seats for up to 8 passengers.

The 2019 Honda Odyssey is designed for families that are looking to own well-featured family minivans without having to spend a fortune.


Safety is a key consideration for many people when out shopping or a vehicle because aside from performance, people are looking for vehicles that guarantee them safe arrival to their destinations.

Both the 2019 Honda Odyssey and the 2019 Toyota Sienna offer this assurance with their mirror; standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, driver knee airbags, front side- impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front wheel drive, front seatbelt pretensioners, available blind spot warning systems, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, plastic fuel tanks, traction control, daytime running lights, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, and rear cross-path warning.

The Verdict

The 2019 Odyssey is worth every penny you spend on it. It is definitely a choice gem to own instead of the 2019 Toyota Sienna due to its well thought out features and additions.