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2013 Honda Odyssey

minivan

2013 Honda Odyssey Minivan
2012 Honda Odyssey shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention
Not available

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Optional blind spot detection

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2011-13 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L

The Honda Odyssey was redesigned for the 2011 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTF1011
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 7
Left (cm) 7
Center (cm) 9
Right (cm) 14
Brake pedal (cm) 3
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 2
Right (cm) 1
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 5
Rearward (cm) 2
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 0

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTF1011
Head
HIC-15 131
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.3
Extension bending moment (Nm) 53
Maximum Nij 0.31
Chest maximum compression (mm) 24
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 0.3
Femur force - right (kN) 0.7
Knee displacement - left (mm) 0
Knee displacement - right (mm) 0
Maximum tibia index - left 0.63
Maximum tibia index - right 0.99
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 2.5
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 5.1
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 185
Right 142

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Side

Rating applies to 2011-13 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring with standard head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Honda Odyssey was redesigned for the 2011 model year. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of side crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Driver head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Rear passenger head protection
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTS1005
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm) -18.5
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTS1005
Head HIC-15 159
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.8
Compression (kN) 0.7
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 22
Lateral force (kN) 1.7
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 22
Average deflection (mm) 18
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 4.56
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.20
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 1.4
Acetabulum force (kN) 0.9
Combined force (kN) 2.2
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.4
L-M moment (Nm) 146
A-P moment (Nm) 25

Passenger injury measures

Test ID VTS1005
Head HIC-15 99
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.0
Compression (kN) 0.5
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 19
Lateral force (kN) 1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 37
Average deflection (mm) 32
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 4.55
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.69
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 0.4
Acetabulum force (kN) 1.9
Combined force (kN) 2.1
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 1.0
L-M moment (Nm) 148
A-P moment (Nm) -28

How the side crash test is conducted

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2011-13 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Honda Odyssey EX

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 4,398 lbs
Peak force 22,666 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 5.15

How the roof strength test is conducted

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2011-17 models

Seat type: Power leather seats (AHR)

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type Power leather seats (AHR)
Geometry
Backset (mm) 58
Distance below top of head (mm) 30
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Pass
Max T1 acceleration (g) 11.3
Head contact time (ms) 64
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 1
Max neck tension (N) 224

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted