2021 Honda Odyssey Specs

Side view of blue 2021 Honda Odyssey driving on city street

In the words of critics from Edmunds: “The Odyssey just might be the exception where it is OK to use the words “minivan” and “fun” in the same sentence.” Check out 2021 Honda Odyssey specs or take a test drive and you’ll find yourself in agreement. Despite providing spacious seating for up to eight, every 2021 Honda Odyssey trim level moves with the keen athleticism you’d expect from a crossover SUV while delivering the familiar driving dynamics of a car.

2021 Honda Odyssey Engine Options

As noted by Edmunds, the Honda Odyssey’s, “V6 engine offers enough power for your merging and passing needs even when you’ve got the cabin full of passengers.” If you don’t believe them, simply bring eight into the Honda Odyssey cabin and hit the gas to have the 3.5L 24-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® V6 put you in control of:

  • Up to 280 hp
  • Up to 262 lb-ft of torque

Whether you need responsive acceleration right off the bat for sharp city-based driving or the capable cruising power necessary to switch lanes quickly on the highway, the new Honda Odyssey can deliver. It even features an Active Control Engine Mount System (ACM) and advanced Active Noise Cancellation™ (ANC) technology to ensure next-level power and performance is still pleasantly quiet and composed.

2021 Honda Odyssey MPG Ratings

Every Honda Odyssey trim level comes fitted with a 10-Speed Automatic Transmission (10AT) with Shift-By-Wire (SBW), plus Paddle Shifters that allow drivers to take direct control over shifting whenever they see the need. Using 10 gear ratios delivers everything from controlled crawling through dense traffic to efficient performance at high speeds.

You’ll make:

  • Up to an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city* and 29 mpg on highway*

Further efficiency features include:

  • Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM®): Shuts down two of your V6 engine’s cylinders during steady performance to minimize unnecessary fuel consumption.
  • Eco Assist™ System: Provides visual feedback of how your driving style is impacting fuel economy ratings. Over time, you’ll find yourself driving in a more efficient manner.
  • Idle-Stop: Come to a full stop and the engine will be automatically switched off. Push down on the gas and it will be seamlessly restarted.

Silver 2021 Honda Odyssey driving on blurred road with sun reflecting off it

2021 Honda Odyssey Performance Features

While no 2021 Honda Odyssey AWD system is available, you’ll still find Intelligent Traction Management with Snow Mode fitted as standard across all trim levels. When you expect to encounter snow or ice, simply switch into Snow Mode and several drive components will adjust for improved traction.

Further performance features fitted as standard include:

  • MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
  • Compact Multi-Link Rear Suspension with Trailing Arms
  • Front and Rear Stabilizer Bars
  • Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc Brakes
  • Solid Rear Disc Brakes
  • All-Season Tires

2021 Honda Odyssey Active Safety Features

Active safety features are responsible for refining and safeguarding proper performance through every drive to help keep the Honda Odyssey firmly under your control through every twist and turn. Features include:

  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with Tire Fill Assist and Location and Pressure Indicators

All come fitted as standard to supply everything from superior stopping power when you slam on the brakes to minimized understeer and oversteer through corners.

Why Not Come Experience 2021 Honda Odyssey Performance for Yourself?

While reading about 2021 Honda Odyssey features and perusing 2021 Honda Odyssey specs can provide an idea of how it handles, nothing is going to compare to taking one out for a test drive. You can do just that by visiting your local Detroit Honda dealer, and our team will always be happy to discuss anything from trim level options to current specials. For any further advice or assistance, simply get in touch today.

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