Purchased a 2011 Odyssey EX-L w/ NAVI 2 wks ago and really like it.
Looked at the Pilot, but needed the 3rd row seating with trunk space and the Odyssey made the most sense and was more practical.
Did a ton of research and compared it to the Sienna, but actually like the style, drive and interior more with the Odyssey.
Wife was on the fence about driving/owning a mini van, but after 2 weeks she absolutely loves it.
Kids have enough space to spread out between the 2 rows and trips to the store or kids sports activities are a breeze with car-pooling and the trunk space.
I drive a luxury sedan which this doesnt compare to, but for a functional family vehicle, you cannot go wrong.
The NAV is great, user friendly and tons of functionality.
Bluetooth is a nice feature hate holding the phone while driving/talking.
The interior styling is best in class and actually like the new body style of the 2011.
Folding down the 3rd row of seats is a breeze (especially compared to the Sienna).
Plenty of space and storage throughout the vehicle.
Didnt notice any road noise that some people have complained about.
Overall there is a lot to like., bluetooth, XM radio, interior styling, ease of flipping the 3rd row of seats (especially compared to Sienna), actually like the new look
Wish you didnt have to go up to the Touring model for both the NAV and RES.
Better gas mileage would be nice, but overall its not bad considering the size.
Also wish you could get a black interior (ended up with gray wonder how it will hold up over time with kids).
Wish the mirrors were the same color as the van instead of black.
Remote back up sensors would be nice since we have the NAV and it is so big.
Am I being too picky?
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