There are plenty of family-friendly Honda models, but in this blog we wanted to focus on two that are designed for differently-sized families, and different needs. Both the 2018 Honda Accord and the 2018 Honda Odyssey offer comfortable seating, attractive family-friendly features, and confident driving that can make both parents and kids smile. The real question comes down to: is a minivan or a car right for your family? Keep reading to check out some of the similarities and differences between these models.
Is a minivan or car right for your family?
While a minivan like the 2018 Honda Odyssey has more seating and available family-friendly features (including new Honda offerings like CabinWatch and CabinTalk), it will also have a higher price that may not fit in the budget of a smaller family. The 2018 Honda Accord has less seating, and is not available with a rear entertainment system, but it still comes well equipped. You can check out some of the nitty gritty facts about these two models below.
2018 Honda Accord
- Seats: 5
- Trunk Space: 16.7 cubic feet
- Engine Options:
- 1.5-liter turbo (192 hp, 192 lb-ft)
- 2.0-liter turbo (252 hp, 273 lb-ft)
- Hybrid powertrain
2018 Honda Odyssey
- Seats: 7 (LX), 8 (all other trims)
- Max. Cargo: 158 cubic feet
- 3.5-liter V-6 (280 hp, 262 lb-ft)
Both models are available with plenty of technology that is attractive for parents and kids alike. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity come standard with the available elite Display Audio infotainment system, and both models offer several safety features in case of an accident that can help protect passengers. The Honda Sensing suite of safety features is also available on select trims of the 2018 Accord and 2018 Odyssey.
If you would like to learn more about either of these family-friendly vehicles in the Oklahoma City OK area, contact a member of the Battison Honda sales team today and we would love to help you out.