2018 Honda Odyssey vs 2018 Kia Sedona

Passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Honda Odyssey on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Kia Sedona on the right

If the thought of another day loading up your car with the kids and all the stuff they need has you pulling the pillow over your head in an attempt to make it all disappear, then it is time for you to upgrade to a spacious and versatile minivan. Minivans on the market today provide an eye-catching exterior as well as the additional interior room you desperately desire, and two of the most attractive minivans available to you are the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Kia Sedona. Both of these vehicles deliver powerful and efficient drivetrains and a comfortable and accommodating cabin, but as you start to inspect them closer the differences begin to build up. That is why we have created this comparison of the key similarities and differences between the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Kia Sedona for you right here.

2018 Honda Odyssey


2018 Kia Sedona

3.5L V6 Standard Engine 3.3L V6
280 HP/ 262 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 276 HP/ 248 LB-FT
9-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
19 MPG City/ 28 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 18 MPG City/ 24 MPG HWY
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Compare the 2018 Honda Odyssey & the 2018 Kia Sedona

The standard drivetrains of the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Kia Sedona are quite similar, but the 2018 Odyssey does provide slightly better horsepower, torque, and estimated EPA fuel efficiency. Both the 2018 Odyssey and the 2018 Sedona have seating for up to eight people, but the 2018 Honda Odyssey provides front seat passengers with more headroom, shoulder room, and hip room than the 2018 Kia Sedona. The 2018 Honda Odyssey also provides 144.9 cubic feet of overall cargo volume while the 2018 Sedona only has 142 cubic feet. The 2018 Odyssey and the 2018 Sedona both come equipped with a standard 5” Color Touchscreen Display, but above the base trim level, the Honda Odyssey gets equipped with a standard 8” Display while the Kia Sedona doesn’t offer an 8” Display until its top two trim levels. The 2018 Honda Odyssey also makes available interior amenities like a Rear Entertainment System with a 10” High-Resolution Screen & Blu-Ray™ Player, a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System®, and even Mobile Hotspot Capability, features you just can’t find in the 2018 Kia Sedona. With a more powerful and efficient engine and more available interior amenities, the 2018 Honda Odyssey is the easy choice over the Kia Sedona. You can take the 2018 Honda Odyssey for a test drive today at Cale Yarborough Honda in Florence, SC.

Driver side exterior view of a green 2108 Honda Odyssey

2018 Honda Odyssey Florence SC

The 2018 Honda Odyssey has been fully redesigned for the new model year with an updated look, improved performance and a long list of new features. The Odyssey's redesign shows Honda's dedication to offering families a vehicle that was built just for them. The 2018 Honda Odyssey is available in Florence, SC now at Cale Yarborough. Take a look at what improvements and additions the 2018 Honda Odyssey received

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