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Selected Style 4WD Crew Cab RT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD Crew Cab RT 15 20 $26,415 $29,150
4WD Crew Cab RTS 15 20 $28,860 $31,855
4WD Crew Cab RTL 15 20 $31,458 $34,730
4WD Crew Cab w/Navi RTL 15 20 $33,581 $37,080
2WD Reg I4 MT (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg I4 MT 21 25 $15,504 $16,365
2WD Reg I4 AT 19 25 $16,357 $17,265
2WD Access I4 MT 21 25 $18,427 $19,655
2WD Access I4 AT 19 25 $19,271 $20,555
2WD Access I4 AT PreRunner 19 25 $19,983 $21,315
2WD Access V6 MT X-Runner 15 19 $24,128 $25,735
2WD Access V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $21,329 $22,750
2WD Double I4 AT 19 25 $20,255 $21,865
2WD Double I4 AT PreRunner 19 25 $20,857 $22,515
2WD Double V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,188 $23,950
2WD Double LB V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,651 $24,450
4WD Reg I4 MT 18 20 $19,152 $20,220
4WD Reg I4 AT 18 21 $20,223 $21,350
4WD Access I4 MT 18 20 $22,022 $23,490
4WD Access I4 AT 18 21 $22,866 $24,390
4WD Access V6 MT 14 18 $23,479 $25,045
4WD Access V6 AT 16 20 $24,305 $25,925
4WD Double V6 MT 14 18 $24,220 $26,145
4WD Double V6 AT 16 20 $25,037 $27,025
4WD Double LB V6 AT 16 20 $25,500 $27,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,415
$15,504
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,150
$16,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$486 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line If you need a better-driving truck that can haul the goods on occasion, the 2011 Honda Ridgeline might be a better choice than a true full-sizer. The Tacoma is a workhorse truck that gives a little more space and capability than a true compact, yet offers decent fuel efficiency and a low price.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Standard Pickup Truck -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 62.6 -
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.3
Passenger Capacity 5 3
Front Hip Room (in) 57.6 53.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 -
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 57.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.2 58.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 112.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 -
Length, Overall (in) 207.0 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Height, Overall (in) 70.3 65.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.9 -
Wheelbase (in) 122.0 109.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.8 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 67.1 -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) - 190.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.5 41.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 18.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) - 56.7
Cargo Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) - 73.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 10 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.1 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 21.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.6 36.7
Steering Type Var Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.4
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/65TR17 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65TR17 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4504 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1788
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 7500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2685
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1462
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 4600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2380
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/212 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 5700 159 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 247 @ 4300 180 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.44
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.54 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 4.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 3.95
Transfer Case Power Take Off - - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off - - TBD -
Transfer Case Model - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Trans PTO Access - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Ridgeline Toyota Tacoma
Body Style 4 Door Crew Cab Regular Cab
Body Code - - TBD -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Leaf-Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) W/Trailing Arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.00 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - - TBD -
Axle Type - Front - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.0 8.5
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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