The 2013 Honda Odyssey vs. The 2013 Nissan Quest

2013 Honda OdysseyThe 2013 Honda Odyssey is available now at Silko Honda in Raynham, the local Honda dealer for the Easton area. This award-winning minivan has a lot to offer this year, coming off of a big year in 2012 with awards like the Motor Week Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Minivan”. The Odyssey has earned its reputation by engineering a winning formula that combines sharp and responsive handling, a comfortable cabin with plenty of passenger and cargo space, and ample power and fuel efficiency from its V6 engine. While there’s no doubt that the Honda Odyssey has proven itself as a leader in the minivan segment in the past few years, the 2013 Nissan Quest has made a case for itself recently too, so we decided to give a closer look at both of these models and see how they measure up to one another.

Inside the Cabin

Probably the most essential things people are looking for in a minivan are safety, convenience, and how many kids and pieces of luggage can be comfortably fit inside. When it comes to the interior capacity of these minivans, the Odyssey easily outclasses the competition in the Quest. Both of these models have more than enough passenger volume for the 7 people they both fit at over 170 cubic feet each. The big difference here is cargo space. While the Nissan Quest contains a respectable 108.4 cubic feet of cargo space, the Honda Odyssey blows it out of the water with 148.5 cubic feet. That’s enough room to get all of the luggage stored for a big family road trip, which you can enjoy with a host of standard and optional state-of-the-art technology features.

Power and Efficiency

Both the 2013 Honda Odyssey and the 2013 Nissan Quest are equipped with 3.5L V6 engines with variable valve timing (VVT), so it’s not surprising that they match up almost equally in terms of power. The Odyssey’s 250 lb-ft of torque is nice for big trips when you’re towing a lot of cargo, and it beats out the Quest’s 240 lb-ft of torque. In terms of fuel economy, the 2013 Honda Odyssey is toward the top of its class at 28 mpg highway* (Touring models), an impressive number that can save dividends over the long haul, while the 2013 Nissan Quest will have you at the pump a little more often at 25 mpg highway. While the differences may seem slight, they reflect superior engineering in the Odyssey that pervades all aspects of the vehicle.

Take You Family Home in a Brand New Honda Odyssey From Silko Honda

Families in Raynham and Easton know quality when they see it, so don’t take our word for it! Stop by Silko Honda to check our inventory of new 2013 Honda Odysseys today. We’re in Raynham at 1580 New State Highway, an easy 20-minute drive southeast of Easton off of Highway 44.


*19 city/28 highway mpg for Touring models. 18 city/27 highway mpg for EX-L and below models. Based on 2013 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.