What’s the Difference Between the 2013 and 2014 Honda Odyssey

Honda Carland North – Cartersville drivers looking for the ultimate family hauler choose the Honda Odyssey because of its solid safety scores, great reputation for reliability, and family-friendly features. You might be wondering, what exactly is the difference between the 2013 and 2014 Honda Odyssey? We’re about to tell you.

2014 Honda Odyssey Touring EliteBoth the 2013 and 2014 Odyssey are mid-generation models, which is to say they feature expansions and refreshments, but are not two totally different vehicles. The 2013 Odyssey made more hi-tech features standard than ever before, but for 2014, the Odyssey underwent a makeover to bring drivers an improved powertrain, refreshed interior, and safety upgrades in addition to minor exterior styling changes.

To add to the already abundant technology suite, the 2014 Odyssey brings updated Bluetooth HandsFreeLink connectivity, Pandora music streaming, and SMS talk-to-text message functionality! The Odyssey helps you stay connected while keeping driver distractions at a minimum. The 2014 Odyssey Touring Elite is perfect for families on the go; Not only does it come with all the bells and whistles and the latest technology, but it also features the world’s first in-vehicle vacuum cleaner for quick and easy clean-ups.

The Odyssey is equipped with a powerful, 3.5-liter, i-VTEC V6 engine. The standard five-speed automatic transmission on 2013 models gets replaced by a more efficient six-speed automatic for 2014. The upgrade helps the 2014 Odyssey achieve class-leading fuel economy, with 19 mpg city / 28 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined1!

The Honda Odyssey has a stellar safety record. The 2013 Odyssey received top scores across the board, but somehow, Honda found room for improvement. The 2014 Odyssey’s upgraded safety system made it the first minivan ever to earn the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). If that doesn’t put your mind at ease, the 2014 Odyssey now offers a host of new, advanced safety features, like LaneWatch blind spot display, Forward Collision warning, and Lane Departure warning. This intuitive new technology, makes the 2014 Honda Odyssey the safest one yet!

The 2014 Odyssey sure has had a lot of “firsts.” It might be time to take your first look at all that the Odyssey has to offer your family. What you see might surprise you. Stop by Honda Carland North in Cartersville today for a test drive.

 

1. 19 city/28 highway/22 combined mpg rating. Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

 

Sam Ravel is a car aficionado from Atlanta. He writes for many dealerships throughout the country and has many years of experience in the automotive industry. You can contact Sam on his