2021 Honda Odyssey Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

2021 Honda Odyssey Model Overview at Germain Honda of Dublin

2021 Honda Odyssey

Key Features

  • Starting at $32,910 MSRP*
  • Standard 280-horsepower 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V6 engine with 10-Speed Automatic Transmission (10AT) with Paddle Shifters and Idle-Stop
  • One-motion 60/40 split 3rd-row Magic Seat®
  • Optional CabinTalk in-car PA system (broadcast through speakers and headphones) and multi-zone audio
  • Standard Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver- assistive features
  • Standard automatic climate control system
  • Available Advanced Rear Entertainment System with 10.2-inch screen, Blu-ray™ player and built-in streaming apps
  • 1.0-amp USB Audio Interface and 2.5-amp USB charging port in center console

About the Honda Odyssey

Transform every trip with the family into an unforgettable journey with the dynamic Honda Odyssey. The competition simply cannot match the tremendous versatility, efficiency, and stylish appearance of the Odyssey. Each model comes standard with a 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V6 engine paired with a standard 10-speed automatic transmission, giving the Odyssey the ability to deliver up to 28 MPG on the highway**. In addition to spacious seating for up to 8, the Odyssey is also engineered with numerous smart seating solutions to carry passengers, cargo, or even a combination of both. For quick access to the rear row of seats, the standard one-motion 60/40 split 3rd-row Magic Seat® offers the perfect solution. Boredom will be a thing of the past thanks to the optional Advanced Rear Entertainment System which includes an expansive 10.2 inch screen, Blu-ray™ player, and streaming apps Innovative Honda Sensing® safety technologies ensure that your most precious cargo stays protected from the unexpected on the roadways.

What the Critics Say

What sets the Odyssey apart is its smooth-operating V6 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission and its alert, stable handling that makes it feel more like driving a sedan than a truck or SUV. It’s not by coincidence that today’s Odyssey sits atop our Edmunds rankings for minivans.” — Edmunds
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.” — Car and Driver

What’s New for 2021

Continuing to challenge the competition for the top position in the minivan segment, the 2021 Honda Odyssey is back with an array of exciting new updates. Changes to the exterior of the Odyssey include new LED headlights, an updated front fascia, new foglight housings, and newly-available 19-inch alloy wheels on Elite models. Inside the cabin, shoppers will discover a new climate control layout and fold-flat second-row seats which are now standard across the model lineup. Choosing an EX-L or above trim level means that you will receive updated seats featuring contrast stitching, second-row seatback pockets, and passenger-seat power lumbar adjustability. Higher trim levels can now be equipped with new interior accent materials and tri-color floor mats. Lastly, every Odyssey now comes standard with the award-winning Honda Sensing® suite of safety technologies.

Honda Odyssey Features

Honda Odyssey Versatility

Smart Innovations

Choosing the Honda Odyssey means that you’ll receive a collection of innovative solutions and helpful features to help enhance your daily life. Engineered with you as a priority, an optional Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate allows you to access the cargo area with a simple swipe of your foot beneath the rear bumper. This smart tailgate is also height-adjustable to suit the needs of any drive. Even if you’re as far as 50 feet away, a simple press of a button on the keyfob can open or close the available Power Sliding Doors of the Odyssey. When equipped with available Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®, you no longer have to search around inside your pocket or purse to unlock or lock your doors. No matter if you’re headed across town for a movie or across the country for an extended vacation, the optional One-Touch Power Moonroof opens to fill the cabin with fresh air and natural lighting. You can also clean up small spills inside the Odyssey with the optional HondaVAC®.

Honda Odyssey Interior

Spacious Interior

Virtually all aspects of the cabin of the Honda Odyssey have been meticulously designed with the comfort of your family as a top priority. Both the driver and front passenger can personalize their comfort preferences by using the optional heated and ventilated leather-trimmed front seats. Need some extra room for passengers? Move the second-row seats closer to the front while providing easier access to the third row with the Magic Slide 2nd-Row Seats™. To help you cross those weekend home improvement projects off of your to-do list, the Odyssey can fit 4 foot by 8-foot sheets of plywood inside with the tailgate shut. Two other comfort features available on the Honda Odyssey include a Tri-Zone Climate Control System along with second and third-row sunshades.

Honda Odyssey Technology

Cutting-Edge Technology

Once you shift into reverse, the optional Multi-Angle Rearview Camera features dynamic guidelines to give you a clear perspective of what’s behind your Honda Odyssey. Featuring maps with 3D renderings of buildings, terrain, and road signs — the available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ also includes a live search function. Even when it’s dark, the optional Honda CabinWatch™ system lets you keep an eye on your family with a night-vision camera while CabinTalk™ allows you to communicate without taking your eyes off the road. Keep the whole crew engaged for the whole journey with the available Advanced Rear Entertainment System which includes a massive 10.2-inch display for easy viewing in both the second and third rows of seats.

Honda Odyssey Safety

Advanced Safety

It’s certainly true that even the best drivers can use a helping hand from time to time. That’s precisely why the Honda Odyssey is offered with Honda Sensing,® a standard suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies designed to help keep you one step ahead of danger. Included in this collection of technologies are Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM), and Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™). An available Blind Spot Information System (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor alerts you to vehicles in your blind spots or behind you for greater awareness.

Trims & Specs

Honda Odyssey LX


  • Starting at $32,910 MSRP*
  • Standard 280-horsepower 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V6 engine with 10-Speed Automatic Transmission (10AT) with Paddle Shifters and Idle-Stop
  • Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver-assistive features
  • Fold-Flat Second Row Seat
  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Automatic Climate Control with Air Filtration System

Honda Odyssey EX


  • Starting at $36,310 MSRP*
  • Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™ Integration
  • Dual Power Sliding Doors with Second-Row Sunshades
  • CabinControl™ Capability
  • Magic Slide™ Second Row Seats
  • Heated Front Seats with Driver’s 12-Way Power Seat

Honda Odyssey EX-L


  • Starting at $39,580 MSRP*
  • Leather-Trimmed Interior with Contrast Stitching
  • 1-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
  • Power Tailgate with Remote
  • 4 USB Ports and HomeLink System
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror

Honda Odyssey Touring


  • Starting at $43,620 MSRP*
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™
  • Rear Seat Entertainment System (RES)
  • Rear Seat Reminder System with CabinWatch® and CabinTalk®
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors (two front sensors added)
  • 19-inch Alloy Wheels

Honda Odyssey Elite


  • Starting at $48,940 MSRP*
  • Perforated Leather Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • HondaVAC®
  • Premium Audio System w/ 11 Speakers
  • Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate
  • Instrument Panel Ambient Lighting

*MSRP includes $1,120 destination charge but excludes tax, license, registration, and options. Dealers set own prices.

**19 city/28 highway/22 combined mpg rating. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.