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2015 Honda Odyssey vs. 2014 Ford Transit Connect Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Transit Connect than in the Honda Odyssey, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Transit Connect will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Odyssey.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Honda Odyssey, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Transit Connect.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda Odyssey will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Transit Connect, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Odyssey carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Transit Connect.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Odyssey is much wider than the Ford Transit Connect, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda Odyssey, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Transit Connect.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Honda Odyssey does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

Handling
The Honda Odyssey has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Transit Connect, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Honda Odyssey is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Odyssey greatly out-muscles the Ford Transit Connect.

Utility
The Honda Odyssey offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Transit Connect, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Honda Odyssey, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

Warranty
The Honda Odyssey comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit Connect.

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2015 Honda
Odyssey

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MSRP*: $28,975 - $44,600

2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.02% As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 19 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 28 28 - 29
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 2 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $26,503 - $40,755 $20,515 - $27,043

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