Miami Car Shopper Compares Honda Odyssey & Toyota Venza

Minivans continue to be popular among car shoppers in Miami who need plenty of room for people, pets and cargo! While the minivan marketplace is saturated with low-priced models from companies like Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford, when it comes to buying a premium quality minivan, savvy car shoppers know that the Honda Odyssey and the Toyota Venza lead the field in comfort, styling and resale value.

Both the Honda Odyssey and the Toyota Venza receive consistently high marks from automotive journalists, however, Honda shoppers know that the Odyssey delivers the best overall value, performance and versatility in today's crowded minivan market.

Car shoppers in Miami who are looking for a family-friendly van that delivers great fuel efficiency will love the gas consumption ratings for the Honda Odyssey

Let's take a look at how the Honda Odyssey stacks up against the Toyota Venza:

Car shoppers in Miami who are looking for a family-friendly van that delivers great fuel efficiency will love the gas consumption ratings for the Honda Odyssey - it achieves an impressive 28 MPG on the highway, trumping the 26 MPG rating for the Toyota Venza. Over time, those added fuel savings can really add up!

While both the Honda Odyssey and the Toyota Venza receive top marks when it comes to crash test ratings, the Odyssey has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's coveted "Top Safety Pick" award year after year. If you're a Honda shopper looking for the safest minivan in the market today, the Honda Odyssey is your best bet.

The Honda Odyssey has seating for eight, thanks to Honda's 3rd row Magic Seats that folds flat when not in use. By comparison, the Toyota Venza, which lacks a 3rd row of seating, only has room for five passengers. Miami car shoppers who are looking for maximum passenger capacity will appreciate those extra three seats in the spacious Honda Odyssey!

Each Honda Odyssey comes equipped with a powerful, fuel efficient 3.5L V-6 engine that delivers an impressive 248 horsepower, while Toyota Venza's standard engine is a 4 cylinder, 2.7L model that provides 181 horsepower. Miami car shoppers who want a larger, V6 engine in a Toyota Venza have to purchase the premium Venza Limited model, while all of Honda's Odyssey's include a V6 at no extra charge.

Each Honda Odyssey comes equipped with a powerful, fuel efficient 3.5L V-6 engine that delivers an impressive 248 horsepower

With nearly identical M.S.R.P.'s, it's clear that car shoppers in Miami need to take a close look at the value-packed, premium-quality Honda Odyssey, available now at South Honda.