Compare 2019 Honda Ridgeline vs 2019 Nissan Frontier

2019 Honda Ridgeline
2019 Nissan Frontier
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Black Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ridgeline Black Edition AWD 18 25 $39,678 $43,420
Ridgeline RT 2WD 19 26 $27,428 $29,990
Ridgeline RTL 2WD 19 26 $31,879 $34,870
Ridgeline RTL AWD 18 25 $33,612 $36,770
Ridgeline RTL-E AWD 18 25 $38,310 $41,920
Ridgeline RTL-T 2WD 19 26 $33,822 $37,000
Ridgeline RTL-T AWD 18 25 $35,555 $38,900
Ridgeline Sport 2WD 19 26 $30,530 $33,390
Ridgeline Sport AWD 18 25 $32,263 $35,290
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Crew Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic 16 23 $27,057 $28,030
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Automatic 16 23 $25,390 $26,300
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Manual 16 22 $24,378 $25,250
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SL Automatic 16 23 $32,749 $34,310
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 16 23 $26,112 $27,050
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic Long Bed 16 23 $28,627 $29,660
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 15 21 $32,560 $34,490
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Manual 16 21 $31,570 $33,440
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 S Automatic 15 21 $28,345 $29,690
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SL Automatic 15 21 $35,067 $37,150
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 15 21 $28,870 $30,240
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic Long Bed 15 21 $29,270 $30,660
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Manual 16 21 $31,577 $33,080
Frontier King Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic 16 23 $25,679 $26,600
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Automatic 17 22 $22,557 $23,360
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Manual 19 23 $18,636 $19,290
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 16 23 $25,023 $25,920
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV-I4 Automatic 17 22 $24,340 $25,210
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV-I4 Manual 19 23 $23,328 $24,160
Frontier King Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 15 21 $31,843 $33,730
Frontier King Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 15 21 $27,507 $28,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,678
$27,057
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,420
$28,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$724 / month
$467 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
3.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Honda Ridgeline pickup is all the truck we need, but is it enough truck to be what buyers want? The 2019 Nissan Frontier is an endearing, affordable mid-size truck that lacks the flash of competitors—we like that.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 33.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.6 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
70.8 70.1
Wheelbase (in)
125.2 125.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 72.8
Length, Overall (in)
210 205.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.6
Cab to Axle (in)
- 18.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.6
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 48.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
16.7 18
Cargo Volume (ft³)
33.9 27.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60 61.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50 44.4
Tailgate Width (in)
51 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
64 59.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60 61.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.3
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)
12.6 11.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.4 43.6
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/75TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/75TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 6300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 630
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6300
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9986 11230
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4515 4248
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6019 5600
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6000 261 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 281 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 4.0 L/241
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 2.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.35
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.84
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.53
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Ridgeline Nissan Frontier
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab Crew Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.25 3.13
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.25 3.13
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 9.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
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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