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2022 Honda Odyssey vs. 2022 Kia Carnival Review

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2022 Honda
Odyssey

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2022 Kia
Carnival

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MSRP*
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$32,090 to $47,820
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$32,100 to $46,100
Invoice* $30,581 to $43,823 $30,978 to $44,027
MPG - City 19 19
MPG - Hwy 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Odyssey offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Kia Carnival, with comparable head- and legroom. The Kia Carnival 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Odyssey as you will with the Kia Carnival, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Carnival. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Odyssey is about the same width as the Kia Carnival. When looking at overall length, the Honda Odyssey takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Carnival.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Honda Odyssey has a smaller turning radius than the Kia Carnival, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Honda Odyssey will do just as well as the Kia Carnival, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Honda Odyssey has a little less horsepower than the Kia Carnival.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Honda Odyssey as you will in the Kia Carnival.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Odyssey is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Carnival.