3rd Generation (2005—2010) Odyssey Problems

This generations ranks 53rd out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and should be avoided if possible. Owners have the most complaints about the body (22%), steering (16%), and the engine (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Paint Peeling 63 complaints at an average of 94,954 miles in the 2007 Honda Odyssey.
  2. A/C Condenser Prone to Damage by Road Debris 29 complaints at an average of 40,487 miles in the 2005 Honda Odyssey.
  3. Shudder When Shifting 21 complaints at an average of 79,971 miles in the 2006 Honda Odyssey.

What Odyssey Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 108 2 52 14.33
2009 81 4 47 11.41
2008 157 5 49 31.63
2007 268 5 36 37.16
2006 288 4 34 40.9
2005 331 9 147 45.15

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