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2020 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2020 RAM 1500 Classic Review

New 2020 Honda Ridgeline

2020 Honda
Ridgeline

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New 2020 RAM 1500 Classic

2020 RAM
1500 Classic

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MSRP*
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$33,900 to $43,520
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$28,200 to $42,395
Invoice* $30,995 to $39,770 $27,024 to $39,875
MPG - City 19 15 - 17
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 21 - 25
Engine(s) V-6 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 5 3 - 6
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 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. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Ridgeline carries a much lower Destination Charge 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.

Drivetrain
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.

Handling
The Honda Ridgeline has a similar turning radius to the RAM 1500 Classic, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 1500 Classic is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Ridgeline is clearly outclassed by the RAM 1500 Classic.

Utility
The Honda Ridgeline has less seating than the RAM 1500 Classic, making the RAM 1500 Classic the better choice if you often have passengers. The RAM 1500 Classic has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Honda Ridgeline.

Warranty
The Honda Ridgeline comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500 Classic.