Compare 2021 Honda Ridgeline vs 2022 Nissan Frontier vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma

2021 Honda Ridgeline
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2021 Toyota Tacoma
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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
2022 Nissan Frontier
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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
$40,253
N/A
$36,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,920
N/A
$39,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$732 / month
N/A
$650 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is the just-right pickup most users really need. The redesigned 2022 Nissan Frontier takes a conservative step into the modern era. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma wears its age like a badge of honor.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 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)
210.2 - 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)
43.4 - 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)
18 - 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
8.4 - 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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  • Finance: 2.9% APR for 60 mo.
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