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  • karjunkie 09/03/08 10:47 am PST

    I believe the best 8 seat minivan is the Honda Odyseey based on performance, comfort and relaibility. Honda has a year end sales event right now on new ones. Because they are so reliable, I would seriously consider buying a 2-3 year old used one with low miles. The Toyota Sienna is also highly rated, but usually is rated slightly below the Honda Odyssey.

  • tedebear 09/04/08 12:47 am PST

    The Odyssey only seats 7, not 8. Same with the Sienna.

    Unless the OP absolutely has to have 8 seats I recommend taking a look at the Chrysler Town & Country or Dodge Grand Caravan. Both are offering employee discount pricing through the end of September and you get a lifetime powertrain warranty included with purchase.

    Ask any Chrysler employee for a CDI (Certain Designated Individuals) discount control number to purchase one at the employee price.

  • Stever@Edmunds 09/14/08 1:03 am PST

    Edmunds says the Odyssey can seat seven or eight passengers, as do the Sienna CE and LE 8 passenger models (at least the 2008 models can).


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