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2022 GMC Sierra 2500 vs. 2021 Honda Ridgeline Review

Picture of the 2022 GMC Sierra 2500

2022 GMC
Sierra 2500

MSRP*: $37,200 to $66,700
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Picture of the 2021 Honda Ridgeline

2021 Honda
Ridgeline

MSRP*: $36,490 to $43,920
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MPG - City Info not available 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 69.5 - 83.5 ft3 33.9 ft3
Engine 445-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 401 hp 280 hp
Towing Capacity 14,500 - 18,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 235.5 - 266.1 in 210.2 in
Exterior Width 81.8 - 81.9 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
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the GMC Sierra 2500 than the Honda Ridgeline. The GMC Sierra 2500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Honda Ridgeline.

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 2500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Honda Ridgeline, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 2500 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 2500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Honda Ridgeline.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 2500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Honda Ridgeline, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500 is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Sierra 2500 greatly outmuscles the Honda Ridgeline.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Sierra 2500 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 GMC Sierra 2500 as you will the Honda Ridgeline. You'll be able to haul more material in the GMC Sierra 2500 than the Honda Ridgeline, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.