2024 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2024 Honda Ridgeline Review

Picture of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2024 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

MSRP*: $36,800 to $69,900
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Picture of the 2024 Honda Ridgeline

2024 Honda
Ridgeline

MSRP*: $39,750 to $46,350
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MPG - City 15 - 19 MPG 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 17 - 22 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 62.9 - 89.1 ft3 33.9 ft3
Engine
  • 305-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 305 - 355 hp 280 hp
Towing Capacity 8,800 - 13,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 210.9 - 242.4 in 210.2 in
Exterior Width 81.1 - 81.2 in 78.6 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.7 in
Head Room Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in
Front 39.5 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.8 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the Honda Ridgeline. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Honda Ridgeline.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will with the Honda Ridgeline, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Ridgeline.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is much wider than the Honda Ridgeline, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Honda Ridgeline.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a larger turning radius than the Honda Ridgeline, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a little more horsepower than the Honda Ridgeline.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Honda Ridgeline.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will the Honda Ridgeline. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the Honda Ridgeline, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.