2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Toyota Tacoma
How does the brand new 2017 Ridgeline stack up against its competitors? Let's start with one of its biggest rivals: the Toyota Tacoma. If you're deciding between the 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Toyota Tacoma, you'll find both trucks versatile, powerful, and well-equipped to tackle all types of challenges. However, the Ridgeline stands out as the more spacious truck, as well as the more comfortable ride.
The Ridgeline and the Tacoma are fairly evenly matched, when it comes to power. The Ridgeline's V-6 engine only puts out 2 more horsepower than the Toyota Tacoma's engine. However, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline is more fuel-efficient than the Toyota Tacoma. It can achieve up to 26 miles per gallon on the highway, compared to 24 miles per gallon for the Toyota Tacoma.
|2017 Honda Ridgeline||VS||2016 Toyota Tacoma|
|280-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6||Engine||278-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6|
|1,465 lbs.||Maximum Payload||1,120 lbs.
|60" (50" at wheel housings)||Truck Bed Width||56.7" (41.5" at wheel housings)|
Ridgeline Offers More Versatility, More Space
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline's cabin and bed are the areas that truly stand out as superior to the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. Since the Ridgeline has a wider body, it's large enough to comfortably seat five passengers with plenty of legroom, while the double-cab 2016 Tacoma only seats four. The Ridgeline also offers a wider bed with a higher payload capacity. That wide bed also comes with a lockable in-bed trunk, which creates even more usable bed space. Step inside the Ridgeline, and you'll immediately feel how much more refined and comfortable it is, compared to the utilitarian Tacoma. The 2017 Ridgeline is a hard-working truck, but it's also a truck your passengers will genuinely enjoy riding in, equipped with amenities like heated seats and an Apple CarPlay-compatible sound system.
Interested in learning more about the new 2017 Honda Ridgeline in Chicago and Orland Park, IL? We're happy to help! Email Continental Honda or give our sales team a call at (708) 273-5740 to schedule your 2017 Honda Ridgeline test drive today!