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2005 Honda Odyssey EX FWDReview
stevei54 writes:
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Good Overall — Not happy with life of brakes - appeared to Warp much earlier than any other vehicle we have had.

Owner for 2 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:25,000

Pros: Comfort

Cons: Tires/bracking

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2005 Honda Odyssey Touring FWDReview
vob writes:
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Pax Tires Are A Huge Mistake, Honda Will Not Step Up And Correct This Disaster — This is my second Odyssey. There will not be a third. The PAX tires are horrible, I have 18,000 miles on these tires, and I am almost ready for another set of four. I have had 12 tires on the vehicle. Sears now offer PAX tires, they will not give any warranty for the tires, the sales person just laughed when I asked. I have asked Honda to change the rims and I will purchase regular tires, they will not even do that. PAX tires are a money pit, deep pit. Honda needs to step up, like Toyota. Toyota corrected their tire problem, so I was told. Why should the customer pay for Honda's mistakes.

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2005 Honda Odyssey Touring FWDReview
jsaun writes:
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Great Family Car. Pax Tires Suck. No Bluetooth And Ipod In Touring Is A Sin. —

We had been looking for a new family vehicle for about 2 years, and with the full redesign of the Odyssey, it looked like a no brainer. We are both short, and I absolutely wanted the adjustable pedals, so the Touring was it. We got it fully loaded with DVD and NAV and added a towing package and the optional 3rd row sun shades. The Good - Adjustable pedals. Why doesn't every car have these as standard now? We're not all 6' tall in the USA. - Navigation systems are awesome. With screaming kids in the car, you can find lunch or a potty in short order. - Rear DVD which is controllable from the front. The 2005 Sienna only allowed loading and control from the second row seats. Our kids are too young for that, so front controls are really nice. - Lots of storage, lots of cup holders, easy to clean interior. - Rear entertainment system gives the parents some peace on trips. Yay! The Bad - Honda missed putting a telescoping steering wheel in. - No iPod dock, integrated to display data on the in dash display. This was a no brainer. - No Bluetooth - No HD Digital radio. - The location of the dash dimmer is insane. You have to reach through the steering wheel to get it. - The location of the seat heater switches seems to be an afterthought. They are hard to reach and not at all in an intuitive location. On the seat or on the door would have been better. - Power window lockout switch. If you lock out the rear windows, the driver also does not have control from the front switch. Inexcusable mistake. If the kids have already rolled the windows down, now I can't lock them out and then roll them back up. - The Navigation system database sucks. If I type in "Target", I should be able to say "show me all the stores that match in distance order". I should not have to decide if it's a department store or a mall or anything else. If you choose the wrong one, you end up getting one listing for some other state, and then when you go back you might end up back at the top of the last list that you had scrolled and scrolled through, instead of on the entry that you had last selected. Major miss on the user interface. - Navigation screen sometimes hard to read in sun glare. Not that big a problem, but somewhat annoying. - Steering wheel controls are poorly lit, hard to read, and don't dim with the dash lights. Larger fonts and brighter (dimmable) lights would be a big plus. - PAX tires: We were lucky to get 38,000 miles out of ours before tread separation. That was in 24 months. Tire-only replacement (if you can find it) is around $200 per tire plus mounting, balancing, alignment, etc. Most dealers will only do full wheel swaps at around $550 per wheel. Your best bet it to get a bunch of road hazards at 23 months, which will be covered by warranty. Most people online are only getting about 20,000 miles out of theirs, and facing the same costs. - Overall quality: We have been very disappointed in Honda on this one. In 2 years and 40,000 miles, here's a partial list of issues: Bad power steering pump; Non-recall on defective brakes (you have to know to ask about the TSB); Replace 2 hazard light switches; Replace faulty heater control unit; Replace driver and passenger door trim; Replace both slider door trims twice; Replace failed engine mount; Replace failed left rear strut; - The optional third row sun shades we purchased are a bit of a joke. The clips they latch on to just slide between the window glass and the rubber window trim. Since the shades are spring loaded and the clips are high gloss powder coated, the clips just slide right out and get lost. Eventually (5th or 6th replacement by the dealer), they used some silicone caulk to adhere the clips in place. - The headphones for the entertainment system are very fragile, and cost $100 each. The car comes with 2. We purchased an additional pair. Our kids have toasted 3 of the 4 in 2 years. Yes, they're young kids, but Honda should have engineered the headphones to be beefier. I don't plan to continue to spend $150 per year for this.

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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2005 Honda Odyssey Touring FWD Review
vs2005 Nissan Quest
2005 Honda Odyssey Touring FWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Nissan Quest worse.
"alot more conforatable"
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Nissan Quest worse.
"better value"
2005 Honda Odyssey Review
Justin says:
Our van has never let us down. Very dependable past 200k miles would def buy again.
vs2013 Ford Flex Limited AWD with Ecoboost
2005 Honda Odyssey winning categories:
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  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
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2005 Honda Odyssey Review
oesan says:
vs2005 Chrysler Town & Country
2005 Honda Odyssey winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Value Ranked 2005 Chrysler Town & Country better.
"Stow and go foldable 2nd and 3rd row seats"
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Chrysler Town & Country better.
"Reliability and dependability "

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2022 Honda Odyssey Reviews

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2021 Honda Odyssey Reviews

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2020 Honda Odyssey Reviews

Review By Meg

The 2014-2017 Honda Odyssey Touring is the best minivan ever invented. It has a screen at the top for navigation and a screen at the bottom for the radio so you dont have to toggle between the two sc... Read More

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We love the layout and all of the features. It was a great deal and a great family vehicle. Read More

2019 Honda Odyssey Reviews

Review By Bebee32819

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2018 Honda Odyssey Reviews

Review By Guru9B9W8W

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