1997 Honda Odyssey User Reviews

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1997 Honda Odyssey 4 Dr LX Passenger Van Review
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The van is great because it converts from a Cargo Van to a passenger van very easily.  Additionally, it is good on gas and not as big as the Odyssey’s that were produced later, which makes it easier to park and drive.


It made it to 173,000 miles and the transmission died.  Someone bought it, replaced the transmission and it is still going strong!


Reliable And Fun — Van always handled well, got good mileage and was generally very reliable. I am getting a 1998 and will see if that lasts as long. So far, the 1998 is proving to be just as reliable as the 1997. Even the Sun roof works on the 1998! Really drives like a car, more than any Van that I have driven. Good investment!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Honda Odyssey 4 Dr LX Passenger Van Review


Lots of room.  Nice styling in and out.


Rattles from the sliding doors.  Gas mileage.


This Van Should Be Considered A Bus! — This thing is a boat on wheels. It has tons of room for all shapes and sizes. It has several configurations for seating and storage. Inside and out this van has what others want. (This is evident by the certain styling cues being integrated into other manufacturer vans.) The rear seating is complimented by a entertainment system that offers everything from a dvd player to plugs for the latest video game consoles.

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Needed trhe Van for the 3rd seat in the back and cargo area.

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Reviews From Other Years

2014 Honda Odyssey Reviews

Would Buy Another One In A Heartbeat. By Donald

I like everything and dislike nothing. This car has been everything we asked for and more. The DVD player keeps the kids entertained on long trips and the car has given us zero problems as of yet. ... Read More

Great Van With Tons Of Room! By sumitk2

The automatic doors are very nice, and allow for little children to easily handle their operation. The Hatchback is also motorized, but you have the option to manually open or close it. The Lane Dep... Read More

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2013 Honda Odyssey Reviews

The Best And Safest Minivan By nakeishap

I like the fact that the minivan is very spacious and comfortable. The dislike is that Honda needs to create a window in the third row seats that can actually open and close as the other windows. Then... Read More

Overall Satisfied With Honda Odyssey By vilupa

The price is a somewhat higher than other vehicles of the same category. The fact that you can fit 8 people not too crowded is a big plus especially with kids. It has a moonroof which is really not u... Read More

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2012 Honda Odyssey Reviews

Perfect Car For A Mom With Two Or More Kids By Braeden

Smooth ride, very powerful for a mini van, extremely safe, and reliable. Perfect for long car rides, my children love the dvd player. I was initially not too keen on buying a van, being a manly man an... Read More

Great For Family By CARFAXvehicle

I m absolutely live the style of the redesigned outlook, But the interior leather compare to the old style Odyssey is less Luxury with the material. But same comfort. It drive smoothly and the best th... Read More

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2011 Honda Odyssey Reviews

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Family Luxury By vpqmom

it's a great family, traveling, mini-home. haha! I don't know what else to say - it looks pretty good for a mini van. it drives OK, but takes right turns kind of stiffly. the brakes wear out quickl... Read More

Excellent Family Vehicle By Cammac

A genuine "grocery getter". Passenger and cargo space are almost double that of the GMC Yukon we owned previously. The fuel mileage is so great that you begin to wonder if the fuel gauge actually wo... Read More

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2010 Honda Odyssey Reviews

Love It. By Lana_BKLN

Very good for family trip. Fits up to 8 people plus luggage. Comfortable ride, especially long ride. Entertainment system kept our one year old occupied for 5 hours. Fuel economy. We own that car almo... Read More

Comfortable And Roomy And Reliable By Buckster77

the top of the line van for comfort room and reliability. Honda makes the finest man on the road, and with the DVD system and other features it is fantastic for road trips and general commuting.a grea... Read More

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