What's Wrong with the Honda Odyssey?

Odyssey owners have made 2621 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (29%), followed by the body (17%) and the engine (11%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Odyssey.

Comparing Odyssey Generations

You should avoid the 2nd generation (1999–2004) Odyssey because of its overall PainRank™ of 31.71. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
5th Gen Odyssey 2018–2018
9 5.26
4th Gen Odyssey 2011–2017
436 17.68
3rd Gen Odyssey 2005–2010
1222 30.1
2nd Gen Odyssey 1999–2004
941 31.71
1st Gen Odyssey 1995–1998
13 0.62

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    The Worst Odyssey Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2001 (122), 2014 (114), 2010 (107), 2012 (98), 2011 (90), 2000 (89), 1999 (88), 2009 (77), 2015 (56), 2013 (49), 2016 (28), 2018 (9), 1998 (5), 1995 (5), 1997 (2), 2017 (1), and 1996 (1).