2nd Gen (1999 – 2004) Honda Odyssey Problems

The 2nd generation of the Odyssey has a cumulative PainRank™ of 31.71. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 1999–2004 Odyssey model years have sent in 941 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (62%) followed by the body (13%) and the engine (5%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2004 130
24.77
2003 249
55.84
2002 263
58.61
2001 122
19.59
2000 89
20.95
1999 88
10.48

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