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2022 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2022 Nissan Frontier Review

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2022 Honda
Ridgeline

MSRP*: $38,140 to $45,570
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2022 Nissan
Frontier

MSRP*: $28,690 to $38,120
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MPG - City 18 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 33.9 ft3 40.1 - 49.6 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 310 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,260 - 6,720 lbs
Exterior Length 210.2 in 210.2 - 224.1 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.7 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 26.2 - 33.2 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 39.9 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.6 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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Honda Ridgeline than the Nissan Frontier. The Nissan Frontier 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 Honda Ridgeline as you will with the Nissan Frontier, 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 Honda Ridgeline is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Frontier.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Ridgeline is much wider than the Nissan Frontier, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Honda Ridgeline takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Frontier.

Handling
The Honda Ridgeline has a similar turning radius to the Nissan Frontier, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Frontier is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. The Honda Ridgeline has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Frontier.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Honda Ridgeline doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the Nissan Frontier.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Honda Ridgeline as you will the Nissan Frontier. The Honda Ridgeline has a little less cargo capacity than the Nissan Frontier for hauling material.