Compare 2014 Honda Ridgeline vs 2011 Dodge Dakota

2014 Honda Ridgeline
2011 Dodge Dakota
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4WD Crew Cab RT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD Crew Cab RT 15 21 $27,050 $29,575
4WD Crew Cab Sport 15 21 $28,094 $30,720
4WD Crew Cab RTS 15 21 $29,608 $32,380
4WD Crew Cab RTL 15 21 $32,139 $35,155
4WD Crew Cab SE 15 21 $34,283 $37,505
4WD Crew Cab w/Navi RTL 15 21 $34,283 $37,505
2011 Dodge Dakota
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,050
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,575
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$493 / month
$0 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda Ridgeline is a niche alternative for those who don't need a pickup bed all the time, but it doesn't satisfy drivers that need a real full-size truck.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
21 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2
Passenger Capacity
5
Second Head Room (in)
39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8
Front Hip Room (in)
57.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
70.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.2
Wheelbase (in)
122
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
41.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
60
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship
Fuel Tank Location
Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.6
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/65TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65TR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6050
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10085
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3245
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3105
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA
Engine Oil Cooler
None
Displacement
3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5700
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
247 @ 4300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 (Est)
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07
Trans Type
5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Trans PTO Access
No
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61
Trans Order Code
NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70
Summary
Body Style
Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Honda Ridgeline
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.53
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.53
Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Axle Type - Front
Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.8 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
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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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