Explore the Differences Between the 2022 Honda Odyssey and the 2022 Honda Pilot

2022 Honda Odyssey

2022 Honda Pilot

What are the Main Differences?

The main difference between the Honda Pilot versus the Honda Odyssey is the body style. The Odyssey is a family-friendly minivan that can seat up to 7-8 passengers comfortably and the Pilot is a great option if you’re looking for a 3rd row seating SUV. And when it comes options, the Odyssey has 5 trims to choose from whereas the Pilot has an impressive 7.

Photo gallery – compare the two models

Specs & Performance

Both the Honda Odyssey and the Honda Pilot boast a V6 engine to get you where you need to go and safely. As for the inner workings, they’re extremely similar though the Pilot comes with a standard 9-speed automatic and the Odyssey a 10-speed automatic just the same. And when it comes to gas mileage, the Odyssey gets 2 miles more to the gallon highway than the Pilot, not a deal breaker by any means.

Dimensions & Cargo Space

The Pilot vs Odyssey dimensions are quite similar when it comes the exterior though the Odyssey is slightly larger. As for the interior, the hip room in the Odyssey is 4-7 inches wider and the rear legroom is roughly 6 inches longer than the Pilot. Overall, the Odyssey is the clear winner when it comes to a roomier ride.

Honda Pilot Exterior

Length: 196.5 in

Height: 70.6 in

Width: 78.6 in

Honda Pilot Interior / (front/middle/rear)

Headroom: 40.1 in / 40.2 in / 38.9 in

Legroom: 40.9 in / 38.4 in / 31.9 in

Hiproom: 59.1 in / 57.3 in / 44.6 in

Honda Odyssey Exterior

Length: 205.2 in

Height: 68.3 in

Width: 78.5 in

Honda Odyssey Interior / (front/middle/rear)

Headroom: 40.7 in / 39.5 in / 38.3 in

Legroom: 40.9 in / 40.9 in / 38.1 in

Hiproom: 58.6 in / 64.8 in / 48.4 in

The Honda Pilot vs Odyssey cargo space, the Odyssey has almost double the amount of cargo volume than the Honda Pilot. And when it comes to hauling larger items, they both have 60/40 Split 3rd-Row seat, but the Odyssey’s other seating configuration allows for more versatile cargo.

Honda Odyssey

Cargo Volume (behind 3rd-row)

32.8 cu ft* / 38.6 cu ft*

Honda Pilot

Cargo Volume (behind 3rd-row)

16.5 cu ft* / 18.5 cu ft*

Interior Features

Both the Honda Pilot and Honda Odyssey have 3rd row seating though the Pilot’s third-row access is narrower in comparison. And there are a lot of interior differences depending on the trim level you choose. But there are also a lot of similarities when it comes to convenience like push button start, a tilt and a telescopic steering column and a lockable glove compartment to store your valuables in. Some of the higher end trims on both models even come with the following.

  • Wi-Fi® Hotspot Capability*
  • Wireless Phone Charger*
  • Advanced Rear Entertainment System

And when it comes to audio and connectivity, the Honda Odyssey LX doesn’t come with HondaLink, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM, HD Radio and SMS Text Message Function. More wants than needs if anything, especially if you’re looking for a straightforward, reliable minivan.

Safety Options

The 2022 Honda Pilot’s adaptive cruise control is said to be a little touchy, same goes for the collision warning system in both the Pilot and the Odyssey. As for Honda Sensing Safety and Driver-Assistive Technology, both models are jampacked with the following state-of-the-art safety features, and more.

2022 Honda Pilot

Adaptive Cruise Control

Lane Keeping Assist System

Forward Collision Warning

Lane Departure Warning

Blind Spot Information System

One thing that really stands out about the 2022 Honda Odyssey is the Rear Seat Reminder (RSR). This feature was designed to remind drivers to check their rear seats before existing the vehicle. And since you can never be too safe, there are child-proof rear door locks as well.

2022 Honda Odyssey

Adaptive Cruise Control

Lane Keeping Assist System

Forward Collision Warning

Lane Departure Warning

Blind Spot Information System

Price Comparison

The Honda Odyssey vs Pilot price, there’s a couple thousand dollars difference depending on the trim level. And believe it or not, the Odyssey base price is roughly $4,500 dollars less than the Pilot which makes sense considering the Odyssey base is practically barebones in regard.

2022 Honda Odyssey
Base model $32,290* MSRP
Highest model $48,020* MSRP
2022 Honda Pilot
Base model $36,830* MSRP
Highest model $50,620* MSRP