Toyota completely redesigned the Sienna minivan for the 2021 model year. Not only does it look great inside and out, but it’s also received sweeping improvements to its powertrain and features. But how well does it fare against the competition.
Below, you’ll find our comparison of the 2021 Toyota Sienna LE and the 2021 Honda Odyssey LX. We’ve chosen the entry-level trims for each model to give you a realistic picture of the differences you can expect. And there are some stark differences. We’ve included a table directly comparing the starting price, performance specs, and fuel economy of both models, as well an in-depth comparison of powertrain options and the difference in standard features. Which model do you prefer?
2021 Toyota Sienna LE
2021 Honda Odyssey EX
|2.5L 4-cyl hybrid||
|FWD or AWD||Drivetrain||FWD|
The 2021 Sienna switched out its old V6 for a new 2.5L four-cylinder hybrid system. This gives the 2021 Sienna similar power output to the V6 with two huge benefits. First, it has excellent fuel economy, averaging 36 mpg across each category. In comparison, the 2021 Honda Odyssey gets 19/29/22, a difference of 17-city, 7-highway, and 14-combined mpg, respectively. Secondly, many 2021 Sienna trims have available or standard AWD. The 2021 Honda Odyssey is only available in FWD, no matter which trim you pick.
The 2021 Sienna comes standard with more tech than the 2021 Odyssey does. Here are the features every 2021 Sienna comes with that aren’t standard from the get-go on the 2021 Odyssey: