1999 Honda Odyssey EX 6 cylinder 3.5 litre from North America
A lot of classy van for the price
Bought used, a number of things were fixed on this van at no cost to us, including a new set of Michelin tires for the safety check. Several trips to the distant dealer where purchased were made before these were all cleared up.
Rear driver's side power door motor went, and contacts needed replacing.
Engine Light required 4 trips back to a closer dealer to fix.
Rear brakes seem to be a continual problem - currently in shop being fixed - again. (This is my only serious complaint.)
This van is a dream to drive. Has clear vision in all directions.
Driver's seat is adjustable in all directions too - very handy.
Removable seats very easy to take in and out as necessary, and rear fold away seat is a boon. Lots of space in back.
We get very good mileage, which actually seems to be improving with time! Pulling a fairly heavy trailer and the inside fully loaded posed absolutely no problem at all, and the gas mileage appeared to remain the same! (500-700km per tank)
I am not an aggressive driver speed-wise, though it's nice to know that this van will move when needed.
My elder son has driven nothing, but Hondas for years, and we both bought similar used vans at the same time. He has had a similar good experience with his too. (In my opinion, the 'faults' listed above are only minor inconveniences and can happen to any vehicle.)
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 13th October, 2003