The Honda Odyssey is a four door, three row minivan with seating for up to eight adult passengers, powered by a 3.5 Liter i-VTEC V6 that makes 248 HP and 250 lb-ft of torque and gets an estimated 18 MPG around town and as much as 27 MPG on the highway.  The Japanese automaker offers the Odyssey in five different trims ranging from the entry level LX to the EX, EX-L, Touring and Touring Elite.
 
The base Odyssey LX starts out at $28,225 and comes with safety features like front side airbags and a pair of three row side curtain airbags, as well as convenience features like a reconfigurable second row with armrests and walk-in feature, front and rear air conditioning, 60/40 split third row and a five speaker AM/FM/CD player with subwoofer and MP3 aux input.  The $31,475 Odyssey EX adds power sliding side doors, 17 inch alloys, tri-zone automatic climate control, 8 inch screen, Bluetooth hands free connectivity, removable front center console, integrated second row sunshades, seven speaker stereo with subwoofer, 2 GB CD library as well as a USB audio input.
The more luxurious EX-L gets leather wrapped upholstery as well as steering wheel, a power tailgate, power moonroof, rearview camera, XM Satellite radio, center stack storage compartment and a cool box starting at $34,875.  While the optional Honda DVD Rear Entertainment System and 115 Volt third row power outlet brings the asking price up to $36,475 and the Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System brings along Voice Recognition, FM Traffic, multi angle rearview camera, high resolution 8 inch display and a Hard Disk Drive with 15 GB of audio memory for $36,875.
 
The top of the line $41,180 Odyssey Touring gets a set of 18 inch alloys, a fuel saving six speed automatic gearbox, fog lamps, body colored parking sensors, an acoustic windshield, ambient foot well lighting and the one-motion 60/40 split third row Magic Seat that fold with just the touch of a button as well as the Honda DVD Rear Entertainment System and Satellite Linked Navigation System come standard.  While the Touring Elite adds HID headlamps, an Ultrawide Rear Entertainment System with HDMI inputs to go with the 650 Watt AM/FM/CD 12 speaker stereo with 5.1 surround sound and obligatory subwoofer for $43,675.
 
Similar minivans inluce the Toyota Sienna, the Nissan Quest and the Chrysler Town and Country.
 
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