Compare 2020 Honda Ridgeline vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma

2020 Honda Ridgeline
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Black Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ridgeline Black Edition AWD 19 24 $39,769 $43,520
Ridgeline RTL 2WD 19 26 $33,521 $36,670
Ridgeline RTL AWD 19 24 $35,482 $38,820
Ridgeline RTL-E AWD 19 24 $38,401 $42,020
Ridgeline Sport 2WD 19 26 $30,995 $33,900
Ridgeline Sport AWD 19 24 $33,038 $36,140
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Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma 2WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $36,134 $39,005
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,610 $26,250
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $26,729 $28,510
Tacoma 2WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $25,087 $27,080
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,287 $28,040
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,236 $31,185
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,800 $28,930
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,951 $32,330
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,413 $32,830
Tacoma 2WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,880 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,087 $33,160
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,881 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $32,345 $34,915
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $38,983 $42,080
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $39,447 $42,580
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $27,493 $29,325
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $29,978 $31,975
Tacoma 4WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $30,122 $32,515
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $29,170 $31,115
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,367 $34,525
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,798 $35,405
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,263 $35,905
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $34,165 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,628 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $35,194 $37,990
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $43,430 $46,880
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $40,926 $44,175
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,166 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 MT 17 21 $32,752 $34,935
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,629 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $35,194 $37,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,769
$36,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,520
$39,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$725 / month
$650 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Ridgeline pick-ups differently; it’s a truck that’s more comfortable and practical than tougher-duty rivals. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma wears its age like a badge of honor.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.6 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
210 212.3
Height, Overall (in)
70.8 70.6
Wheelbase (in)
125.2 127.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 75.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
51 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
64 60.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60 56.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
16.7 19.1
Cargo Volume (ft³)
33.9 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60 56.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50 41.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 10
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 10.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.4 40.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/60SR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/60SR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 670
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6019 5600
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9986 11360
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 265 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6000 278 @ 6000
Engine Oil Cooler
None Regular Duty
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.49
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Trans Type
9 6
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Ridgeline Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab Double Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.33 3.91
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.33 3.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Rigid Axle
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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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2020 Honda Ridgeline
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  • Lease: From $269/mo. (select states)
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2021 Toyota Tacoma
  • 2021 Tacoma is available
  • Lease: From $270/mo. (est.)
  • Rebate: Up to $500 cash incentive
  • Finance: 2.9% APR for 60 mo.
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