Compare 2021 Honda Ridgeline vs 2022 Toyota Tacoma

2021 Honda Ridgeline
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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
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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 $36,969 $39,905
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $25,454 $27,150
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $27,571 $29,410
Tacoma 2WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $25,922 $27,980
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $27,131 $28,940
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,078 $32,085
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $27,633 $29,830
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,784 $33,230
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,248 $33,730
Tacoma 2WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $32,738 $35,340
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,930 $34,060
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $32,716 $35,315
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $33,178 $35,815
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $39,818 $42,980
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $40,280 $43,480
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $28,336 $30,225
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $30,821 $32,875
Tacoma 4WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $30,955 $33,415
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $30,013 $32,015
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,183 $35,395
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,633 $36,305
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,096 $36,805
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $35,034 $37,370
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $35,485 $38,305
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $33,789 $36,475
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $36,051 $38,915
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $45,662 $49,290
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $43,156 $46,585
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $35,010 $37,345
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 MT 17 21 $33,596 $35,835
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $35,462 $38,280
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $33,766 $36,450
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $36,027 $38,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,253
$36,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,920
$39,905
Monthly Payment Estimate
$732 / month
$665 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is the just-right pickup most users really need. For off-road enthusiasts, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma’s popularity is easy to justify, especially in off-roady TRD forms.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.6 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
70.8 70.6
Wheelbase (in)
125.2 127.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 75.2
Length, Overall (in)
210.2 212.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Tailgate Width (in)
51 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
64 60.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60 56.7
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
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)
43.4 40.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/60SR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 670
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6700
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9986 11360
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4510 4245
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 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 265 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.5 L/211
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.60
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
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Ridgeline Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab Double Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.33 3.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.33 3.91
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.4
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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2021 Honda Ridgeline
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  • Lease: From $309/mo. (est.)
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Finance: From 1.75% APR
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