2014 Mazda5 vs. 2014 Honda Odyssey
2014 Mazda5  2014 Honda Odyssey
$20,140 MSRP (Base Model) $28,825
21 city/28 highway Fuel Economy 19 city/28 highway
Standard Third-Row Seating Standard
Available Manual Shift Control N/A

2014 Mazda5 vs. 2014 Honda Odyssey

 2014 Mazda5 vs. 2014 Honda Odyssey

Searching for the perfect minivan can be a very difficult task. With so many of them to choose from it can hard decide which family hauler would be best for you. Matt Castrucci Mazda makes it easy for minivan shoppers by comparing the 2014 Mazda5 with other competitors. In this comparison of the new 2014 Mazda5 vs. 2014 Honda Odyssey we show you why the Mazda minivan is the best choice for your families transportation needs.

Simplicity and great performance is what really sets the Mazda5 apart from the competition. The new Mazda minivan lets drivers reconfigure the seats any way they want them with ease. The nimble feel and performance characteristic of the new Mazda5 finally gives the minivan segment a fun-to-drive vehicle. The 2014 Honda Odyssey just can’t deliver the sporty feel that the new Mazda5 can.

Versatility and Performance

Versatility and comfort are two of the top characteristics of a minivan that consumers look for when searching for a new family hauler. Both the 2014 Mazda5 and the 2014 Honda Odyssey offer three-row seating but the Mazda does it for a lot less. The price difference between the two minivans is extreme, with the Odyssey costing more than $8,000 over the starting price of the 2014 Mazda5 in Dayton, OH.

As for performance, the new 2014 Mazda5 blows every minivan away, especially the new Honda Odyssey. The performance and fuel economy rating of the 2014 Mazda5 vs. 2014 Honda Odyssey has the Mazda as a clear winner. The agility and sportiness of the Mazda5 can’t be beat by the Odyssey which helps make the Mazda minivan the best choice for minivan shoppers looking for a little fun behind the wheel. The better fuel economy of the Madzda5 also helps shoppers choose it over the Honda Odyssey.

 2014 Mazda5 vs. 2014 Honda Odyssey