Notes: Aside from peeling paint, the 2008 Honda Odyssey is a pretty reliable, generally trouble-free minivan.


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
57,350 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. redesign headrests (1 reports)
2008 Honda Odyssey accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2008 Honda Odyssey Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 022011

Odyssey EXL

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles


I had the misfortune of riding in our 2008 Odyssey from Houston to DisneyWorld in Florida. I had neck and back pain the entire trip, and throughout our entire vacation. During the year or so we owned the vehicle, I had frequent violent headaches. It took several months before I realized the stupid van was causing all my problems. I was able to alleviate some of the problem with a dollar store back support, but we eventually had to sell the van because it was just too much to deal with.

Go back to the old headrests, please! I refuse to ever buy another newer Honda until the problem is fixed. Head "restraints" CAUSE more problems than they fix! I can't wait until someone can finally put a lawsuit together to sue Honda for all the neck and back problems their stupid head restraints are causing!!!

- H. L., San Antonio, TX, US

problem #2

Jun 092013

Odyssey ES

  • Automatic transmission
  • 72,000 miles

cant believe I find a replacement for the headrest! if I don't find something soon, gonna have to sell it. will never buy a honda again! have neck pain EVERYDAY! from this headrest! it makes my neck and spine curve unnaturally and very uncomfortably!

- Shawna P., Crown Point, IN, US

problem #1

Oct 012008

Odyssey LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20 miles

The headrests pitch your head forward. I've been having bad neckpain and I now realize it's because of these awful headrests. I've tried reversing them, and switching with back seat ones (don't fit). Very annoying.

- Jan G., Pemberville, OH, US

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