Honda Odyssey Voted Best Commuter Van

The 2015 Honda Odyssey was voted the best minivan for commuting and carpooling.

A number of sources — Consumer Reports, Forbes, Yahoo Autos and Gas Buddy, combined in making the list of best commuter vehicles. With its Consumer Reports high score, great fuel economy and all the comfort you need for your next vehicle.

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The Competition Struggles in Minivan Safety Test

The Honda Odyssey is one of only a few minivans to receive the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Award.

The Honda Odyssey is one of only a few minivans to receive the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Award.

 

The minivans that are competition to the 2015 Honda Odyssey have struggled in the IIHS Crash Tests. Meanwhile, the Odyssey was voted Top Safety Pick Plus.

IIHS announced Thursday that the Chrysler Town and Country, Dodge Grand Caravan and Nisan Quest all received the lowest score of poor in the IIHS small overlap crash test. The Odyssey, though, received the top score of good in the small overlap front crash test.

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2015 Honda Odyssey Wins Best Residual Value Award

The 2015 Honda Odyssey was awarded the Best Residual Value award.

The 2015 Honda Odyssey was awarded the Best Residual Value award.

The 2015 Honda Odyssey Won the Best Residual Value in the minivan category for the fourth consecutive year. With this award, automotive experts say the Odyssey should have the highest value after three years of ownership.

The annual Best Residual Value Awards come from ALG,the authority of a vehicle’s quality and value. Residual Value awards honor the vehicles expected to retain the highest percentage of their retail price after three years.Residual, or resale value, is an important but often overlooked category of the automotive industry. It’s important though to remember that your vehicle is an investment that should have value at the end of your time with the car.

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Honda Models Shine in Resale Value Awards

Three of Honda’s top models took home ALG Residual Value Awards this week, one of the most prestigious and important  awards given out in the automotive industry.

Residual Value awards honor the vehicles expected to retain the highest percentage of their retail price after three years.Residual, or resale value, is an important but often overlooked category of the automotive industry. It’s important though to remember that your vehicle is an investment that should have value at the end of your time with the car.

With that said, three Honda models were awarded best in class in the 2015 ALG Residual Value Awards:

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Review: 2015 Honda Odyssey

The 2015 Honda Odyssey is the expert’s choice for a new minivan, thanks to award-winning safety features, small-car ride quality and features that give everyone something to love inside this great van. If your family is ready for a lifetime of memories, this is the perfect van to help you get there because getting there is all the fun.

The 2015 Honda Odyssey ranks #1 in minivans receiving IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus, as well as being named the “2014 Best Minivan for Families” by U.S. News & World Report.

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Honda Wins Best Retained Value Award

Thanks to vehicles like the 2014 Honda Odyssey, the Honda Brand has again won Best Retained Value from Edmunds.com

Thanks to vehicles like the 2014 Honda Odyssey, the Honda Brand has again won Best Retained Value from Edmunds.com

The Honda Brand has again won Best Retained Value from Edmunds.com, meaning your new Honda will be worth the most when it’s time to trade it in.

Edmunds looks at True Market Value, highest projected residual value after five years. Honda wins among non-luxury brands with a project residual value of 50.1%.

Individually the Honda Civic and Honda Odyssey earned best retained value in its class.

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Honda Rearview Cameras Recognized by NTHSA

Thanks to innovative features like their rearview camera, the Honda lineup has been recognized by the NHTSA for advanced safety.

Thanks to innovative features like their rearview camera, the Honda lineup has been recognized by the NHTSA for advanced safety.

The rearview cameras standard on many Honda models have been recognized for safety technology from the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration. The manufacturer was the first to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation for having met its Advanced Technology Feature performance criteria.

Nearly all Honda models come standard with the rearview camera. They include:

2014 Honda Odyssey Earns NHTSA Top Safety Score

The 2014 Honda Odyssey is the first vehicle to earn a 5-star crash rating from NHTSA and an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The 2014 Honda Odyssey is the first minivan to earn a 5-star crash rating from NHTSA and an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The 2014 Honda Odyssey continues its reputation for safety today, earning a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the top score a vehicle can earn in this test.

Following this score, the Honda Odyssey is the only minivan to earn the top 5-star crash test score and Top Safety Pick Plus score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

“With a 14-year history of top ratings in NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program, even as those top ratings have become harder to achieve, family car buyers have learned that the Odyssey is designed to help take care of their precious cargo,” said Art St. Cyr, vice president of product planning and logistics at American Honda. “For customers looking to buy a minivan that achieves the highest-available safety ratings from the NHTSA and the IIHS, the Odyssey is the one and only choice.”

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Honda Brand Tops Residual Value List

Thanks to models such as the best-in-class Honda Odyssey, Honda has won best residual value from ALG.

Thanks to models such as the best-in-class Honda Odyssey, Honda has won best residual value from ALG.

The Honda brand has topped ALG’s Residual Value for the second consecutive year.

Residual Value is the predicted value of your vehicle after three years, or what percentage of value your vehicle will have after three years of ownership. So if you want your vehicle to be worth the most when you trade it in, ALG says choose the Honda Brand.

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2014 Honda Odyssey Voted Best Backseat

The 2014 Honda Odyssey is voted the best backseat by MSN Autos.

The 2014 Honda Odyssey is voted the best backseat by MSN Autos.

The 2014 Honda Odyssey has the backseat, according to MSN Autos. The 2014 Honda Odyssey debuted in summer 2013, and everyone is in love with it. In fact, it might seem like this has turned in the 2014 Honda Odyssey Blog because it has already won so many awards.

So what puts the Odyssey on this list? There is room for 8 to fit inside depending on which trim you choose. The Odyssey also has available leather seats for the backseat passengers. And then there is the entertainment options.

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