2018 Honda Odyssey vs 2018 Chrysler Pacifica
For parents in the market for a new minivan, it can be difficult to find one that’s right for the entire family. Total seating, storage space, entertainment options and safety are all high-priority characteristics that should be considered during the decision-making process. Two of the main competitors in the minivan segment are the 2018 Honda Odyssey and the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica. Both vehicles feature similar fuel economy and performance across six trim levels but have some differences that drivers should take into consideration.
A large amount of storage space is one of the greatest benefits to owning a minivan. The 2018 Honda Odyssey offers a maximum cargo capacity of 155.8 cubic feet compared to the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica’s 140.5 cubic feet. Both vehicles have the option for 8 total seats and storage slots for small items.
2018 Honda Odyssey
2018 Chrysler Pacifica
|19/28/22 miles per gallon*||Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined)*||19/28/22 miles per gallon|
|155.8 cubic ft.||Maximum Cargo Capacity||140.5 cubic ft.|
|40.9 in.||Rear Leg Room||30.0 in.|
|Available||CabinWatch Rear Seat Monitor||Unavailable|
2018 Honda Odyssey Technology and Safety Features
The 2018 Honda Odyssey features an available CabinTalk In-Car PA System that allows drivers and front-seat passengers to easily communicate to those behind them through rear-seat speakers. Also available is the CabinWatch Rear Seat Monitor, an internal camera that allows the driver and front-seat passenger to easily monitor the passengers in the back. The 2018 Pacifica lacks these features.
2018 Honda Odyssey safety features include:
- Available pre-collision safety system
- Tire-pressure monitoring
- Child seat anchors
- Traction control
- Remote anti-theft alarm system
*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.