Best Replacement Tires for the Honda Odyssey

When shopping for tires for the Honda Odyssey most customers tend to look for tires that are quiet, comfortable riding and provide good traction in snow and on ice. Because of the large open space inside the cabin of the minivan, road noise is always an issue. Choosing the right tire can really make a big difference.

A few great options to consider when replacing tires on your Honda Odyssey include the Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring, Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology and Firestone's Precision Touring. All three provide the best blend of ride/noise comfort, all-season traction and price.

 Goodyear Assurance ComorTred Touring
Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring
 Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology
Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology
 Firestone Precision Touring
Firestone Precision Touring

Goodyear's Assurance ComforTred Touring features a mildly asymmetric tread design that combines independent shoulder blocks with notched intermediate and center ribs to blend dry and wet road traction and handling. Four wide circumferential grooves evacuate water from under the tread to enhance wet traction while the tread grooves, notches and sipes form biting edges to deliver all-season traction in light snow.

The tire's internal construction includes a super shock absorbent Comfort Layer of rubber sandwiched between the tread and steel belts to insulate vibration and impacts with expansion joints, potholes and bumps. It also features Goodyear's dual-layer ComfortEdge sidewall supports to provide a balance of ride comfort and handling.

CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology tires from Continental use an all-season tread compound featuring their Tg-F Polymers and +Silane additives to improve treadwear, fuel efficiency and traction on slippery roads. The compound is molded into a symmetric tread design with notched outboard shoulders, independent intermediate tread blocks and continuous center ribs to blend on-road steering response and straight-line stability with reduced noise and enhanced ride comfort. All sizes of the CrossContact LX20 come with a flanged lower sidewall to help reduce the possibility of curb damage to expensive wheels.

The Precision Touring is Firestone's Standard Touring All-Season tire developed for the drivers of coupes, sedans, family minivans and crossover vehicles looking for year-round capability and comfort. Affordably priced, the tire is designed to blend long treadwear, a quiet ride and all-season traction on dry and wet roads, as well as in light snow.

Precision Touring tires mold a silica-enhanced all-season tread compound into a symmetric design featuring wide shoulders flanking interlocking ribs to provide dry road response and handling. Four circumferential grooves help guide water through the tire's footprint for wet traction while multiple notches and sipes provide the biting edges to enhance traction in light snow. The tire's structure includes twin, high tensile steel belts on top of a polyester casing to deliver strength, ride quality and handling.

Be sure to check out our test results and customer survey reviews to help you make a decision on what tire is best for how and where you drive.


Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Megan

I need to replace tires on my '12 Odyssey. I was sold a set of Bridgestone Alenza Plus, but I don't like them because I feel a lot of vibration at lower speeds and the van drives more rigidly, more like a truck. I loved the way it drove before more like a luxury car. I think it had continental procontact on back and goodyear on front. I'm thinking of replacing the Bridgestone Alenza with either Continental True Contact or Michelin Primacy MXM4. Leaning towards the True Contact since Tire Rack describes Standard Touring with emphasis on comfort and treadware. I'm avoiding the Cont. CrossContact since it is an SUV/Crossover tire and I'm concerned about smooth, quiet, cushy ride experience.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 by Tire Rack Team

Megan, The Continental True Contact would be an excellent choice and is currently the single highest-rated tire in the Standard Touring All-Season category. --
Friday, May 15, 2015 by Lisa Barron

I want to de-pax my 2007 Touring model. Can you recommend a wheel and tire that won't cost me a fortune?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by Tire Rack Team

Lisa, Thank you for your inquiry, however we cannot recommend removing the PAX wheels and tires off the Odyssey van.
Monday, June 22, 2015 by Heather

I run dedicated snow tires on my 09 odyssey. I need new tires for spring thru fall. My biggest complaint is lack of wet traction with the michelins that are on there now. I want a tire that won't cost a fortune, has good tread life....for an odyssey anyway, and doesn't leave me sitting at an intersection slipping on wet pavement. What do you recommend ?
Friday, June 26, 2015 by Tire Rack Team

Heather, Take a look at the Continental TrueContact:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by bob

Looking to replace tires for 08 Honda odyssey I put snows on in the winter. what are my best options in the $95-$110 range. Or is it worth spending more for a high end tire
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 by Tire Rack Team

Bob, Assuming size 235/65R16, we would recommend taking a look at the Continental True Contact:
Thursday, August 4, 2016 by Herman

Are spider charts for one group of cars test directly comparable with spider charts from another group of cars tested? I am interested in comparing the Contental True Contact test in June 20, 2014 to the General AltiMAX RT43 tested in May 27, 2016. The tires are for a 2005 Honda Odyssey EXL. Thanks.
Friday, August 5, 2016 by Tire Rack Team

Herman, Over the course of one test, we make every effort possible to control variables and ensure the data for each tire is comparable within the same test. From test to test, however, we make no attempt to control outside variables. Our test vehicles change in small ways as they age and accrue more mileage, and in big ways when we replace old models with newer ones. Our test track changes as a result of the weather, in addition to the polishing and wear and tear through many years of faithful service. Our test drive route changes, as well. Roads are paved, potholes emerge and are patched, and cracks develop. Additionally, small differences like temperature, sunshine, barometric pressure, wind and time of year will introduce variables. Because of all of these factors, we do not consider our results from one test to another to be comparable, unfortunately.

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