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2022 Honda Odyssey vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris Review

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2022 Honda

MSRP*: $32,090 to $47,820
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2020 Mercedes-Benz

MSRP*: $31,390 to $35,580
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Invoice* $30,581 to $43,823 $29,350 to $33,267
MPG - City 19 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 2 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 140.7 - 144.9 ft3 97.3 - 199.0 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Rear-wheel
Horsepower 280 hp 208 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 205.2 in 202.4 - 211.4 in
Exterior Width 78.5 in 75.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 40.9 in
Front 35.8 in
Rear 35.8 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 40.7 in
Rear 39.2 - 39.5 in
Front 39.6 in
Rear 41.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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

The Honda Odyssey will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

The Honda Odyssey requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Mercedes-Benz Metris. 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 Mercedes-Benz Metris have similar Destination Charges.

Since the Honda Odyssey is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Honda Odyssey is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, which may make it easier to park.

The Honda Odyssey has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz Metris is clearly the choice over the Honda Odyssey for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Odyssey greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

With similar torque, the Honda Odyssey and the Mercedes-Benz Metris are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Honda Odyssey more than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Honda Odyssey has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

The Honda Odyssey comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz Metris.