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Honda Odyssey 2012

The 2012 Honda Odyssey range of configurations is currently priced from $8,990. Our most recent review of the 2012 Honda Odyssey resulted in a score of 8 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

This is what Graham Smith liked most about this particular version of the Honda Odyssey: On-road dynamics, Five-speed auto smooth and combined well with the engine

The 2012 Honda Odyssey carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Honda Odyssey 2012 Price and Specs

The Honda Odyssey 2012 is currently available from $8,990 for the Odyssey (base) up to $17,450 for the Odyssey Luxury.

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(base) Wagon 2.4L ULP 5 SP AUTO $10,340 $14,190
Luxury Wagon 2.4L ULP 5 SP AUTO $12,100 $16,170
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Honda Odyssey 2012 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Honda Odyssey here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Should I buy a Honda Odyssey?

    The issue of a lack of performance from the Honda’s 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine is one that has been noted in the past, David. It stems not from the fact that it’s a four-cylinder, rather the way it has been tuned and specified at the factory. Like a lot of Honda engines, the engine was designed to deliver good horsepower and high revs and, while that makes for a sporty feel in the right car, it does nothing for the Odyssey’s role as a people-mover.

    The root problem here is that the engine is tuned to make its maximum torque (the force that actually accelerates the car) at 4000rpm. Combine that with the odd nature of the standard CVT transmission and you had a recipe for a car that could feel quite lethargic around town. Throw in a full complement of six bodies and their luggage, and things only got worse.

    Unfortunately, there’s no real way around this. You could have the engine retuned with an aftermarket chip in the computer, but it may not do very much except increase fuel consumption. At that same time, you could wave goodbye to any remaining factory warranty as it applied to the driveline. Manufacturers don’t like customers tinkering with that stuff and will usually claim that the modifications contributed to the mechanical failure.

    All that being said, I have heard of people `chipping’ the Odyssey’s engine. But of all the examples I’ve seen, the net gain was just 11 or 12 or so kiloWatts; not enough to warrant the cost or transform the vehicle in any major way. Even then, I’d imagine the extra power to be high in the rev range, not down low where you want it.

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  • Honda Odyssey: Key replacement cost

    The cost to replace your key fob will depend on how old the vehicle is and where you get it done. An automotive locksmith might be cheaper than a dealer but you'll need the spare. You can read more about how to replace your car keys here.

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  • Honda Odyssey: Which one should I buy?

    Honda hasn’t sold a 3.0-litre Odyssey here since 2004, it has used a 2.4-litre engine since then. If you really want a 3.0-litre one your $15,000 will buy the best one on the market and leave you with a pocket full of change.

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  • Seven or eight-seater for my family

    The latest Carnival is excellent, gets The Tick and rates for me ahead of the Odyssey.

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Honda Odyssey 2012 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2012 Honda Odyssey are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1800mm x 1545mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Honda Odyssey 2012 Dimensions  include 1545mm height, 1800mm width, 4810mm length.
Honda Odyssey Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
base Wagon 1545x1800x4810 mm 150 mm
Luxury Wagon 1545x1800x4810 mm 150 mm
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Honda Odyssey 2012 Towing capacity

The Honda Odyssey has maximum towing capacity of 1000kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Honda Odyssey Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
base Wagon 2.4L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 1000kg
Luxury Wagon 2.4L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 1000kg
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Honda Odyssey 2012 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2012 Honda Odyssey is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Honda Odyssey currently offers fuel consumption from 8.9 to 8.9L/100km. The Honda Odyssey is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Honda Odyssey Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Luxury Wagon 2.4L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 8.9L/100km
Luxury Wagon 2.4L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 8.9L/100km
base Wagon 2.4L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 8.9L/100km
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Honda Odyssey 2012 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2012 Honda Odyssey will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Honda Odyssey vary from 16x6.5 inches to 17x7 inches.

Honda Odyssey Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
base Wagon 215x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 215x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
Luxury Wagon 215x55 R17 17x7 inches 215x55 R17 17x7 inches
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