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2022 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2022 RAM 1500 Classic Review

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2022 Honda
Ridgeline

MSRP*: $38,140 to $45,570
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2022 RAM
1500 Classic

MSRP*: $29,650 to $47,540
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MPG - City 18 MPG 15 - 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG 21 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 2 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 33.9 ft3 50.3 - 74.7 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 305-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 395-hp, 5.7-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 305 - 395 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 4,350 - 8,240 lbs
Exterior Length 210.2 in 209.0 - 237.9 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 79.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.7 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 34.7 - 40.3 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 39.9 - 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 - 39.9 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 Honda Ridgeline offers a bit more room for passengers in the extended cab than the RAM 1500 Classic. The RAM 1500 Classic 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 Classic 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). The Honda Ridgeline is somewhat more expensive than the RAM 1500 Classic.

Dimensions
The Honda Ridgeline is a little narrower than the RAM 1500 Classic, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. 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 Classic.

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

Performance
With the Honda Ridgeline, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the RAM 1500 Classic, due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Honda Ridgeline has a little less horsepower than the RAM 1500 Classic.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Honda Ridgeline and the RAM 1500 Classic 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 Classic. The RAM 1500 Classic has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Honda Ridgeline.