4th Generation (2011—2017) Odyssey Problems

Odyssey owners with a 2011—2017 model year have the most problems with the transmission (16%), engine (16%), and the brakes (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Vehicle Jerking, Loud Clunking Noise 35 complaints at an average of 17,387 miles in the 2014 Honda Odyssey.
  2. Low Battery Indication 17 complaints at an average of 6,414 miles in the 2011 Honda Odyssey.
  3. Hesitates/stalls During Acceleration 5 complaints at an average of 29,700 miles in the 2014 Honda Odyssey.

What Odyssey Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2017 1 1 21 0.45
2016 30 5 81 13.27
2015 57 4 87 15.83
2014 116 4 115 41.18
2013 49 5 99 11.04
2012 100 5 100 22.45
2011 90 5 95 22.6

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