Toyota Wish and Honda Odyssey were both produced and manufactured by two of the leading Japanese automaker Toyota and Honda. It is both a 5-door station wagon that was introduced in 2003 and 1994. Both also offer a spacious interior, advanced safety features, fuel efficiency, and a stylish exterior. In this article, we will talk about the features and comparison of Toyota Wish and Honda Odyssey so let’s take a look and spend time on this comparison of both cars.
(*Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricings as of April 2021.)
Toyota Wish Honda Odyssey
Capacity / Doors 7 Seater / 5 Doors 7 Seater / 5 Doors
Production Period 2003 – 2017 1994 - present
Torque 176 Nm (130 lb-ft) 2WD;
164 Nm (121 lb-ft) 4WD;
196 Nm (145 lb-ft).
250 lb.-ft (339 Nm)
Power 144 PS (106 kW; 142 hp);
133 PS (98 kW; 131 hp);
158 PS (116 kW; 156 hp)
248 bhp (185 kW)
Engines 1.8L 2ZR-FAE, 2.0L 3ZR-FAE
3.5L J35Z8 V6
Key Features Vehicle Stability Control, Active headrests
for the driver and passenger, and
Side-curtain shield airbags, Traction
control, Front fog lamps
Air conditioning, Manual F&, Cup Holders (10), Door
Locks, Automatic Power, Mirrors, Dual Illuminated
Visor Vanity, Brake Assist, Tachometer, Headlamp
Control, Automatic- Off, Wiper/Washer, Intermittent
Rear Window, Lights, Daytime Running, Antenna,
Integrated Glass, Radio, AM/FM Stereo w/CD & MP3
180.7 in (4,590 mm)
66.7 in (1,695 mm)
62.6 in (1,590 mm)
202.9 in (5,154 mm)
79.2 in (2,012 mm)
68.4 in (1,737 mm)
BE FORWARD PRICE $660 - $7,570 $1,700 - $34,670
Exterior and Interior Comparison
The Toyota Wish is a seven-seater compact MPV car manufactured by Toyota and has two successful generations before it was discontinued in 2017. The first generation was produced from 2003 to 2009 and has become successful since its release in the market.
The Toyota Wish was further improved in 2005 and gives a new look. The bumper, headlights, grille, LED taillights were given a minor change, and a 15-inch hubcap has been equipped to make the car even more stylish. The Toyota Wish second generation was released in 2009 until 2017.
Also have a 12-speaker 650 watt audio system, voice-controlled satellite GPS and HDD navigation system with XM NavTraffic, an external HDMI input, a larger 16.2 in (410 mm) split-screen rear-seat DVD entertainment system, a cool box chilled by the air conditioning, and a foldable 3rd row 60/40 split-bench seat, a removable first-row center console, and a new steering wheel.
In 2014, the Odyssey received a facelift changing the exterior design to a new aluminum front fender, aluminum hood, revised fascia, twin-bar grille, optional integrated fog lights, LED taillights, and smart entry availability.
The new safety features and equipment included are the Lanewatch camera which is housed in the side-view mirror, blind-spot warning system, Forward Collision Warning is an advanced safety technology that monitors the car speed, and Lane Departure Warning which monitors if the car is out of the lane.
Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption
Toyota Wish first-generation used 2 engine types: a 1.8L 1ZZ-FE with 132 PS and torque of 170 Nm (125 lb-ft), and 2.0L 1AZ-FSE equipped with Super CVT-i producing 155 PS (114 kW) and torque of 192 Nm (142 lb·ft). The second-generation engines are powered by Dual VVT-i 1.8L 2ZR-FAE with 144 PS (106 kW; 142 hp) torque of 176 Nm (130 lb-ft) for 2WD, 133 PS (98 kW; 131 hp) torque of 164 Nm (121 lb-ft) for 4WD; and 2.0L 3ZR-FAE with 158 PS (116 kW; 156 hp) at 6,200; 196 Nm (145 lb-ft) at 4,400.
The Honda Odyssey is equipped with an advanced 3.5L J35Z8 V6 with 248 bhp (185 kW) at 5700 rpm and torque of 250 lb.-ft (339 Nm) at 4800 rpm while delivering a V-6 city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 10.9 / 7.1 / 9.2 L/100km and five-speed automatic transmission that gives a balanced combination of low emission, fuel efficiency, and performance. In 2014, the Odyssey received a facelift and changed the 5-speed transmission to 6-speed transmission in all models.
The Toyota Wish and the Honda Odyssey both can serve as a family car and a commercial car but different in the specification. The Toyota Wish is a fuel-efficient, smooth, and sporty-looking car with a budget-friendly price. However, the Honda Odyssey gives a far more large space, multiple storage compartments, and great interior features. It is also a great car for the family who’s always on a trip with its three rows that has enough legroom and shoulder space which makes it a very comfortable van, with advanced safety features, gives better performance and fuel efficiency but is more expensive than the Toyota Wish. So, if you want a family car then the Honda Odyssey is for you but if you want a practical and good-looking car, the Toyota Wish is better for you. Visit our store BE FORWARD.