Honda Odyssey vs. Kia Carnival
Honda Odyssey
Kia Carnival
Honda Odyssey
At a Glance: Odyssey vs. Carnival

Has your family been eyeing a new vehicle? If you’ve been expanding your tribe and it’s time to consider a reliable minivan, then turn to the 2023 Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival.

Only one vehicle can meet your Miami, Doral, or Hialeah FL needs, though, so the team at Braman Honda is here to help you decide. Come see how these two rides stack up against each other.



8 | 8
Odyssey vs Carnival


158 cu. ft. | 145.1 cu. ft.
Odyssey vs Carnival


38.1" | 35.6"
Odyssey vs Carnival
Which is the Right SUV for You?
Select a category below to learn more about how the Honda Odyssey compares to the Kia Carnival.
Honda Odyssey

You’ve got a family and maybe even a new bundle of joy on the way. You’re going to need all the space you can get for your growing bunch—and all the gear that comes with them. Fortunately, the Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival are tasked for the job!

Their expanded cabins offer wiggle room for your little ones and ample storage space for any afterschool equipment or groceries. However, which minivan offers more comfort and convenience?

Room for Your Crew

With seating for up to eight passengers in the 2023 Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival, there’s room for your entire family to make the journey with you. However, your little ones all the way in the back row will probably prefer the extra space the Odyssey has to offer:

Honda Odyssey Kia Carnival
Third-Row Headroom 38.3 inches 38.6 inches
Third-Row Legroom 38.1 inches 35.6 inches
Third-Row Shoulder Room 60 inches 59.5 inches
Got Gear?

In addition to more third-row space, the Odyssey also boasts a maximum of 158 cubic feet of cargo room. Fitting that new couch may be trickier in the Carnival, though, with only a maximum of 145.1 cubic feet of cargo space.

Although the Odyssey sports more room for cargo, you’ll be able to easily reconfigure each minivan’s cabin with their adjustable second and third rows.

Honda Odyssey

If you spend a lot of time on the road, you need a vehicle that feels like your personal sanctuary. Both the Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival are built with you in mind. So, no matter if you’re taking the kids to school or running errands, they can help make the most of your travels and me-time.

When it comes time for you, your partner, or your teenager to get behind the wheel, you’ll find the multi-way seats in the Odyssey to support all drivers best.

First-Class Comfort

Your kids will clearly be able to stretch out in the back of your minivan, but what about your comfort up front? The Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival keep you and your front passenger comfy as you run errands with available heated and ventilated front seats.

This seating feature allows you to cool down after a long day in the sun or warm up before your chilly morning commute.

Find Your Driver’s Seat Sweet Spot

You may find the Odyssey more supportive, though, thanks to its driver’s seat with 12-way power adjustment with 4-way power lumbar support. The 2023 Kia Carnival, on the other hand, can be upgraded to an 8-way power driver’s seat with 4-way power lumbar support. With more ways to adjust your seat in the Odyssey, anyone who gets behind the wheel will be able to sink into comfort.

Honda Odyssey

When exploring vehicles, safety is a crucial element to consider, especially for family-toting minivans like the 2023 Honda Odyssey and the 2023 Kia Carnival. If you want all the peace of mind you can get on the road, these two minivans will deliver.

Each vehicle has an impressive safety suite equipped, but which one offers more protection? Find out below.

Safe and Sound

Of course, nothing is more important than your kids’ safety, so these minivans come standard with the following similar safety systems:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor

These systems are designed to keep you alert to potential collisions and can even bring your minivan to a complete stop if needed to help avoid a collision.

Preparing You for What’s Ahead

You may feel even more alert when behind the wheel of the Honda Odyssey, however. This is thanks to the standard Traffic Sign Recognition System. This feature intelligently reads the road and alerts you to detected Do Not Enter, speed limit, yield, and stop signs.

You may miss out on a vital piece of driving information with the Kia Carnival since a comparable system isn’t available.

Which Vehicle Is Right for Your Family?
Honda Odyssey

It’s time to make the decision that’s best for your family. If you want more security and interior comfort for every member of your family, then you may want to choose the 2023 Honda Odyssey over the 2023 Kia Carnival.

Learn more about this vehicle at Braman Honda. We look forward to seeing our friends from Miami, Doral, and Hialeah FL, soon.

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2023 Odyssey for yourself are conveniently available right here online.

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