2018 Honda Odyssey  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#2 of 2018 Minivan/Vans

#22 of all 2018 vehicles


The Odyssey, part of Honda's lineup since 1995, is a three-row large minivan with seating up to 8. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Honda Odyssey has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The Odyssey has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2018 Honda Odyssey is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2018 Honda Odyssey has a score of 88, implying a 0.031% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.027%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.4%.

We estimate that the 2018 Honda Odyssey has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0314% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.5903%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0314% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.5903% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Honda Odyssey is 34% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2018 Honda Odyssey is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 Honda Odyssey offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9571Chevrolet TraverseDodge Grand CaravanFord FlexChrysler PacificaNissan PathfinderKia SedonaMazda CX-9Dodge DurangoHonda PilotVolkswagen AtlasToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Honda Odyssey with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 71 to 95. The 2018 Honda Odyssey is safer than the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2018 Ford Flex, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica, the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder, and the 2018 Kia Sedona. It is about as safe as the 2018 Toyota Sienna, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2018 Honda Pilot, and the 2018 Dodge Durango.

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