2016 Honda Odyssey LX vs 2016 Kia Sedona L

Picking out a vehicle that the whole family will love can be a challenging task. One of the most popular family-friendly vehicles is the iconic minivan, which offers ample space for both passengers and cargo. The team here at Garden State Honda is going to give drivers a detailed comparison between the Honda Odyssey and one of its top competitors, the Kia Sedona. In order to keep the comparison fair, we’re focusing just on the base models for both vehicles, so the 2016 Honda Odyssey LX and the 2016 Kia Sedona L. Keep in mind there are higher models available for both vehicles that include additional features and performance capabilities.

To start, drivers will notice the 2016 Honda Odyssey is set with a slightly larger engine. Both vehicles are set standard with an automatic transmission, which makes for a smooth driving experience. In the efficiency category, the Odyssey comes out on top with a more efficient fuel economy average both in the city and on the highway. These base models are both set with seating for seven, but the Odyssey has a slightly larger interior volume.

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2016 Honda Odyssey LX 2016 Kia Sedona L
3.5-liter V-6 Engine 3.3-liter V-6
19 city/28 hwy* MPG 18 city/24 hwy
38.4 cu. Ft. Cargo Volume 33.9 cu. Ft.
42.4 inches Third Row Legroom 34.8 inches

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In addition to the overall interior volume, the 2016 Honda Odyssey LX gives drivers more cargo volume for extra belongings than the 2016 Kia Sedona L does. With the second and third row seats folded down, drivers who choose the Odyssey will have 148.5 cubic feet of cargo volume. Those who choose the Sedona will have just 142 cubic feet of space. The driver and front seat passenger will have the exact same amount of legroom in both the Odyssey and the Sedona. However, rear seat passengers in both the second and third row will have more room to stretch out their legs in the Odyssey than in the Sedona.

When it comes to keeping the family safe, these two vehicles are sure to have you covered. They’re each set standard with traction control, brake assist, vehicle stability control and tire pressure monitor systems. For an added peace-of-mind, they’re both equipped with standard child proof rear door locks to keep the little ones safe in the back. The Odyssey LX offers an optional rear electronic parking aid with a camera, which is not available on the Sedona L. Both minivans are set with a standard rearview camera, cruise control, third row split bench seat and keyless entry for the overall comfort and convenience of the passengers. The 2016 Honda Odyssey comes out on top of the Sedona with a standard power driver seat, stereo anti-theft and active head restraints for added protection. The Odyssey LX also offers an optional roof rack and fog lights, which are not available on the Sedona L.

If you think the 2016 Honda Odyssey would be the perfect fit for you and your family, then go ahead and schedule a test drive online today. Any questions you may have can be directed to our team here at Garden State Honda; we’re more than happy to assist you with all your inquires.

*19 city/28 highway/22 combined mpg rating. Based on 2016 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.

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