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2020 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2020 Honda Ridgeline Review

New 2020 GMC Sierra 1500

2020 GMC
Sierra 1500

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New 2020 Honda Ridgeline

2020 Honda
Ridgeline

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MSRP*
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$29,600 to $58,900
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$33,900 to $43,520
Invoice* $28,446 to $55,425 $30,995 to $39,770
MPG - City 15 - 20 19
MPG - Hwy 20 - 24 24 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

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

Convenience
The GMC Sierra 1500 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Honda Ridgeline, making it more convenient to drive.

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 GMC Sierra 1500 is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Ridgeline. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Sierra 1500 is much higher than that of the Honda Ridgeline.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Honda Ridgeline.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Sierra 1500 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Honda Ridgeline.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra 1500 is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Sierra 1500 has a little more horsepower than the Honda Ridgeline.

Utility
The GMC Sierra 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the Honda Ridgeline, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the GMC Sierra 1500 than the Honda Ridgeline, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The GMC Sierra 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Ridgeline.