Compare 2019 Nissan Frontier vs 2019 Honda Ridgeline

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King Cab 4x2 Manual S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab 4x2 Manual S 19 23 $18,347 $18,990
King Cab 4x2 Automatic S 17 22 $22,268 $23,060
King Cab 4x2 Manual SV-I4 19 23 $23,039 $23,860
King Cab 4x2 Automatic SV-I4 17 22 $24,051 $24,910
Crew Cab 4x2 Manual S 16 22 $24,089 $24,950
King Cab 4x2 Automatic SV 16 23 $24,735 $25,620
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic S 16 23 $25,101 $26,000
King Cab 4x2 Automatic Desert Runner 16 23 $25,390 $26,300
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic SV 16 23 $25,824 $26,750
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic Desert Runner 16 23 $26,768 $27,730
King Cab 4x4 Automatic SV 15 21 $27,221 $28,510
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic Long Bed SV 16 23 $28,338 $29,360
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic S 15 21 $28,060 $29,390
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic SV 15 21 $28,584 $29,940
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic Long Bed SV 15 21 $28,984 $30,360
Crew Cab 4x4 Manual SV 16 21 $31,290 $32,780
Crew Cab 4x4 Manual PRO-4X 16 21 $31,287 $33,140
King Cab 4x4 Automatic PRO-4X 15 21 $31,561 $33,430
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic SL 16 23 $32,463 $34,010
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic PRO-4X 15 21 $32,277 $34,190
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic SL 15 21 $34,785 $36,850
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2WD RT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD RT 19 26 $27,428 $29,990
2WD Sport 19 26 $30,530 $33,390
2WD RTL 19 26 $31,879 $34,870
AWD Sport 18 25 $32,263 $35,290
AWD RTL 18 25 $33,612 $36,770
2WD RTL-T 19 26 $33,822 $37,000
AWD RTL-T 18 25 $35,555 $38,900
AWD RTL-E 18 25 $38,310 $41,920
AWD Black Edition 18 25 $39,678 $43,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,347
$27,428
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,990
$29,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$500 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Nissan Frontier is an endearing, affordable mid-size truck that lacks the flash of competitors—we like that. The 2019 Honda Ridgeline pickup is all the truck we need, but is it enough truck to be what buyers want?
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 26 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 61.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 59.1
Second Leg Room (in)
25.4 36.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 40.1
Second Hip Room (in)
55 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 62
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 38.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 70.2
Cab to Axle (in)
32.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
125.9 125.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.6 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 78.6
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
48.2 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.6 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
205.5 210
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
33.5 33.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.3 64
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.4 60
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18 16.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.4 60
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.4 50
Tailgate Width (in)
- 51
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 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)
11.1 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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.4 44.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/75TR15 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/75TR15 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 3500
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4700 5710
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7936 8201
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4400 262 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/146 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
152 @ 5200 280 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 2.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.64 2.27
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.36
Transfer Case Model
None None
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.49
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans PTO Access
No No
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Body Style
King Cab Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Nissan Frontier Honda Ridgeline
Body Code
T T
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.08 4.25
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.08 4.25
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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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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