|2016 Honda Odyssey||2016 Mazda5|
|248 HP||Horsepower||157 HP|
|8.3 l/100km||Highway Fuel Efficiency||8.3 l/100km|
|38.4 cu. ft.||Cargo Capacity||3.9 cu. ft.|
|165.6 cu. ft.||Passenger Volume||97.8 cu. ft.|
2016 Honda Odyssey vs 2016 Mazda5
People can say the minivan is dead all they want, but we will continue to believe that getting behind the wheel of the Honda Odyssey will quickly change their mind. While the segment may not be nearly as popular as it once was, nor have as many entries as must classifications on the market, but that doesn’t mean it is dead. We look to prove that today by comparing the 2016 Honda Odyssey vs 2016 Mazda5, another of the few remaining minivans available in North America. Not only will we prove that minivans are still around, but also that the Honda Odyssey is an impressive vehicle period.
Advantages of the 2016 Honda Odyssey
Starting from the top of the table like we always do, the 2016 Honda Odyssey nearly outpaces the Mazda5 by 100 horsepower, delivering 248 HP which is actually 91 more than the Mazda5. The only thing that the Mazda5 can cling to and be somewhat proud of is that it offers the same highway fuel efficiency as its Honda competitor, but beyond that there is very little.
As the next two rows in the table above show. The Mazda5 is tiny, which is its biggest drawback. It only offers a cargo hold of roughly 4 cubic feet at the back of the vehicle, while the Honda Odyssey delivers a hold only 1.6 cubic feet short of 40 cu. ft. That is a ton of space for suitcases or backpacks or whatever your growing family might need to bring along, the point being it has plenty of space. Furthermore, the Odyssey will make sure no matter how many seats are filled with people they are comfortable, by offering 67.8 cu. ft. more passenger volume than the 2016 Mazda5.
If you think the public is wrong about minivans, and are ready to try a 2016 Honda Odyssey out for yourself, be sure to schedule a test drive right here on our website and come on it to see for yourself. If you have any questions until then, don’t hesitate to give us a call at the sales desk.