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2022 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2022 RAM 1500 Review

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2022 Honda
Ridgeline

MSRP*: $38,140 to $45,570
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Picture of the 2022 RAM 1500

2022 RAM
1500

MSRP*: $35,900 to $77,780
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MPG - City 18 MPG 10 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG 14 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 33.9 ft3 53.9 - 61.5 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 260-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 305-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 395-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 702-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 260 - 702 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,120 - 8,280 lbs
Exterior Length 210.2 in 228.9 - 241.8 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 82.1 - 88.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.7 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 35.6 - 45.2 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.2 - 39.8 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
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the RAM 1500 than in the Honda Ridgeline. The RAM 1500 offers just a little more head- and legroom than the Honda Ridgeline, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

Convenience
With the RAM 1500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Honda Ridgeline, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Clearly, the Honda Ridgeline is a better financial choice over the RAM 1500, when considering MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Ridgeline is much slimmer than the RAM 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Honda Ridgeline, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Honda Ridgeline has a smaller turning radius than the RAM 1500, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 1500 is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. The Honda Ridgeline has a little less horsepower than the RAM 1500.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Honda Ridgeline and the RAM 1500 are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Honda Ridgeline as you will the RAM 1500. The RAM 1500 has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Honda Ridgeline.