Toyota Wish vs Honda Stream Comparison

As automakers keep launching new models with a time interval and new looks, even a car fan will find it difficult to remember all the features of a particular model and the differences between its several versions. Take the Toyota Wish and Honda Stream as examples. Many people get confused about the differences between these two models because of the similarities they share.
Whether it is Toyota Wish or Honda Stream, both are multipurpose cars that are best suitable for family use. Well, as both are famous in the automotive market, people often get confused about which one to own. Today, we are going to do a comparison of both cars so by the end you can finalize your decision. Let’s start.

(*Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricing as of February 2021.) 

Toyota WishHonda Stream
Capacity/Doors7 seats/4 doors7 seats/4 doors
Torque176Nm @ 4400 rpm174Nm @ 4300 rpm
Top Speed180 km/h180 km/h
0-100 km/h10.8 sec – 11.3 sec9.4 sec – 10.8 sec
Max Power144 Bhp / 6400 rpm115 kW @ 6500 rpm
Engine1.8 – 2.0L1.8 – 2.0L
Fuel Tank Capacity60L55L
Key Features-6 SRS Airbags, ABS, Automatic-

Engine Braking, S-VSC
-ABS, brake assist, Electronic Stability Control,

Pedestrian Detection System, Pre-Crash Safety System,

SRS Airbags, Traction Control
Fuel Consumption16.0 km/L13.2 Km/L
Length x Width x Height4.73×1.84×1.69 m4.57×1.69×1.54 m
BE FORWARD PRICEUSD 1,730 – 16,390USD 1,170 – 11,730


Interior and Exterior Comparison

Toyota Wish

Toyota Wish white frontside
Toyota Wish white backside

The Toyota Wish is a 7-seater car that was first presented to the Japanese market in 2003. It enjoys wild popularity due to its adaptability and versatility for both private and commercial uses. Currently in its second generation, the second generation was in production from 2009 – 2017. Its esteem can be endorsed by its exceptional fuel economy, dependability, and versatile MPV design.

(a) Cabin Storage

Toyota Wish white interior frontsheet
Toyota Wish white interior backsheet

Through attractive design, Toyota abolished the transmission tunnel that usually interferes with the 2nd row seats in many cars. In the driver cabin, the driver’s seat is set at an elevated position that affords the driver a commanding view of the road.

The 2nd row space is good and even the middle seat an adult can comfortably sit in and this is because of the flat floor. The 3rd row seats have large legroom and they are actually among the best we’ve seen in cars in this category. The headroom is good enough with a high roof and even tall passengers will find it comfortable. Toyota Wish has the feel of a van.

The Toyota Wish still offers some resourceful storage sections that are useful for storing items such as smartphones, documents, and beverages. At the first row, there is a door panel storage, 4 cup-holders, a glove-box, and a center dish that stretches to the back. For the second row, there are door pockets and storage is on the front seat jacket pockets. On the third row, there are 2 storage compartments on the sides.

(b) Cargo Space

Toyota Wish white interior trunk

The Toyota Wish has a big boot space making it a useful car for medium to big families or sometimes become useful for commercial uses. The back seats fold seamlessly into the floor to open space for a large boot that can carry much luggage.

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Toyota Wish – 2003 – 2017 Model Year Differences and Improvements

Honda Stream

Honda Stream silver frontside
Honda Stream sliver backside

The Honda Stream is a 7-seater MPV that was in production for 2 generations from 2000 to the present. The first generation was in production from 2000 to 2006 and the second generation was in production from 2006 to 2014.

In June 2014, production for the Honda Stream ended and it was replaced with the Honda Jade. Honda Stream is a sleek trendsetter and stylish in terms of looks. It sports a modern sporty design with aggressive headlights, side mirror indicators, 17-inch alloy rims, and a streamlined body. The huge headlights exude an appealing charm paired with optional fog lights while the curved bonnet creates an elegant shape that captivates the eye from the front.

(a) Cabin Storage

Honda Stream drivingsheet
Honda Stream backsheet

This 7-seater MPV has a large cabin. However, the interior design isn’t as varied as the exterior. There’s sufficient room for even the tallest passengers despite the sloping design.

Even in the third row, tall passengers can sit happily. The seats are expanded providing a comfortable driving experience for all. It comes with a classic steering wheel with audio controls, a backlit instrument cluster, and a normal sunroof that makes the cabin look larger and classy.

The cabin space has a glove box, two cup holders, a center box, a front-passenger under-seat tray, a rear armrest compartment, cockpit pocket, and large door pockets.

(b) Cargo Space

Honda Stream trunk

The cargo space is also quite roomy. The boot space can accommodate medium luggage. However, it misses a roller cover leaving the contents exposed to prying eyes. The luggage space is more than enough for bulky goods when the seats are folded.

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14 Toyota Cars with Great Fuel Economy

Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption

Toyota Wish

(a) Engine & Performance

Toyota Wish engine

The Wish is equipped with two engine options. These are the 2.0L 3ZR-FAE and the 1.8L 2ZR-FAE linked to a 7 Speed CVT transmission and available in both 2WD and 4WD.

The Toyota Wish powered by a 2.0L 3ZR-FAE I4 petrol engine produces a power output of 155 PS, and the Toyota Wish powered by a 1.8L 2ZR-FAE petrol engine produces a power output of 105kW.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Toyota Wish meter

Toyota Wish’s fuel consumption is approximately 16.0km/L.

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Honda Stream

(a) Engine & Performance

Honda Stream engine

The Honda Stream is available with a choice of two petrol engines; a 1.8L R18A SOHC i-VTEC engine and a 2.0L R20A SOHC i-VTEC engine. These are mated to either a 5-Speed automatic transmission or a CVT transmission and available in both 2WD and 4WD.

The Honda Stream mated with a 2.0L R20A SOHC i-VTEC engine produces a power output of 115 kW at 6500 rpm, and it gains acceleration from 0 – 100km at 9.4 sec.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Honda Stream meter

Honda Stream’s fuel consumption is around 12.2 km/L for the Honda Stream mated by 2.0L R20A SOHC i-VTEC while the Honda Stream with 1.8L R18A SOHC i-VTEC is around 13.2 km/L.

Final Verdict

Both cars Toyota Wish and Honda Stream have similar looks but differ in specifications but both seem to be better for family uses and long trips. Honda is a brand that whenever said rings fuel efficiency, durability, reliability, and performance in people’s minds. Honda cars will save you money and time in the long run by not requiring frequent expensive repairs and maintenance and also maintaining great gasoline mileage.

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Written by: Josephat Lukaza

2 thoughts on “Toyota Wish vs Honda Stream Comparison”

  1. Hello, how are you, Am not commenting, but just enquiring about the following; what the prices for both Toyota wish and Honda 7seater,how long does the order take from your place to Durban. How do I make an order? What are the requirements when making an order. How do I trust your company as a new customer?


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