Front brakes needed to be replaced at 36,000 miles.
Rear brakes needed to be replaced at 62,000 miles.
1st set of tires lasted 31,000 miles.
2nd set of tires lasted 31,000 miles.
This has been a very reliable, comfortable car for us. I have the dealer change the oil every 3,000 miles and follow the maintenance schedule.
The transmission did go in for the recall, and they added an oil jet for the 2nd gear.
I did have an air bag reel replaced under warranty (making noise) and the dealer replaced the clock light and battery at 36,000 under warranty (they said the battery was getting weak, and they replaced it with a 100 month battery for no charge).
In 5 years of ownership, there have not been any unscheduled repairs with the exception of brakes and tires. Odysseys are hard on tires and the first set lasted about 31,000 miles (evenly worn), and the second set lasted another 31,000 miles (evenly worn). The front brakes were replaced at 36,000 miles and the rears were replaced at 62,000 miles.
Love the car and would definitely buy another Honda. It is comfortable, powerful, gets 25 mpg on the highway and about 16 in the city.
The car still looks new inside & out and is in excellent shape.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 5th March, 2008