Driven: 2012 Honda Odyssey

2012 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite

Base price: $44,485
Price as tested: $44,485

Standard Equipment:
248-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 engine
6-speed automatic transmission
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and panic brake assist
4-wheel independent suspension
6 air bags
Leather-trimmed interior
Navigation w/voice recognition
Multi-view rear camera
Ultrawide 16.2" rear entertainment system w/HDMI and wireless headsets
650-watt AM/FM/XM/CD/MP3 audio system w/12 speakers and subwoofer
MP3/aux input jack; USB audio interface
Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
3-zone automatic climate control
Tilt and telescopic steering column
Heated front seats
10-way power driver's seat; 4-way power passenger's seat
60/40 split-folding third-row Magic Seat
Multi-function second-row center seat (8-passenger seating)
Power door locks w/remote
Power liftgate
Power sliding doors
Power windows
Power moonroof
2nd and 3rd-row sunshades
18-inch alloy wheels
Blind-spot assist
Front and rear parking sensors
HID headlights w/auto leveling
Power side mirrors w/heaters, turn signals, and reverse tilt-down
Fog lights
Ambient footwell lighting
Cool box
3rd-row power outlet

Options on this vehicle:

Fuel economy:
19/28/22 mpg

3.5L V-6
Horsepower: 248 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque: 250 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm


6-speed automatic

Curb weight
4560 lb

17 x 7 inch alloy wheels
235/60R18 Michelin Primacy MXV4 tires

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What? So as per your opinion the steering is bad? And on that one basis the Odyssey sucks even though it has been declared a favorite by several different sources. Your review sounds biased and coming from a fan-boy!
Even though I hate CVTs, I'd still take the Quest over the Odyssey.

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