2010 Honda Insight vs. 2011 Honda Odyssey

To start off, 2011 Honda Odyssey is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Honda Insight. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Honda Insight would be higher. At 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Honda Odyssey is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda Odyssey (248 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 150 more horse power than 2010 Honda Insight. (98 HP @ 5800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda Odyssey should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Insight. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda Odyssey weights approximately 730 kg more than 2010 Honda Insight. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2011 Honda Odyssey (339 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 172 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Insight. (167 Nm @ 1000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda Odyssey will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Insight.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Honda Insight 2011 Honda Odyssey
Make Honda Honda
Model Insight Odyssey
Year Released 2010 2011
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1300 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 98 HP 248 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 167 Nm 339 Nm
Torque RPM 1000 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline / Electric Hybrid Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type CVT Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1237 kg 1967 kg
Vehicle Length 4376 mm 5154 mm
Vehicle Width 1694 mm 2012 mm
Vehicle Height 1427 mm 1737 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 3000 mm
Fuel Consumption 5.5 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 5.9 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 40 L 79 L


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