Compare 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Honda Ridgeline

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LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $31,833 $33,160
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $33,922 $35,335
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $35,386 $36,860
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $37,474 $39,035
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $24,317 $25,070
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab Pickup Box Delete 19 18 $24,075 $24,820
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $26,645 $27,470
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $28,058 $28,925
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $30,386 $31,325
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $27,955 $29,120
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $30,043 $31,295
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $31,507 $32,820
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $33,595 $34,995
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Black Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ridgeline Black Edition AWD 18 24 $40,253 $43,920
Ridgeline RTL AWD 18 24 $36,789 $39,470
Ridgeline RTL-E AWD 18 24 $38,880 $42,420
Ridgeline Sport AWD 18 24 $34,015 $36,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,833
$40,253
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,160
$43,920
Monthly Payment Estimate
$553 / month
$732 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford Ranger ventures further off the pavement this year with oversized off-road packages for the mid-size truck. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is the just-right pickup most users really need.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 38.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 61.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 59.1
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Leg Room (in)
30.4 36.7
Front Head Room (in)
41 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 62
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
126.8 125.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.8 78.6
Overhang, Front (in)
35.8 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
210.8 210.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
55.4 51
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72 64
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.4 60
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.8 16.7
Cargo Volume (ft³)
51.8 33.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.4 60
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.8 50
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 13
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 43.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3240 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60SR18 P245/60HR18
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3240 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/60SR18 P245/60HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2368 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6050 6019
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8650 9986
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1777 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
800 -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 3000 262 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
99H NA
Displacement
2.3 L/140 3.5 L/212
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
270 @ 5500 280 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
None Electronic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.71
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 1.91
Trans Type
10 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.58
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 2.84
Trans Order Code
44U NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger Honda Ridgeline
Body Code
T T
Body Style
SuperCab Crew Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 4.33
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 4.33
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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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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2021 Ford Ranger
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  • Lease: From $229 for 36 months
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  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 36 months
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2021 Honda Ridgeline
  • 2021 Ridgeline is on sale now
  • Lease: From $329/mo.
  • Financing: From 1.9% APR
  • Rebates: No cash incentives
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