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2020 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2020 Toyota Tacoma Review

New 2020 Honda Ridgeline

2020 Honda
Ridgeline

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New 2020 Toyota Tacoma

2020 Toyota
Tacoma

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MSRP*
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$33,900 to $43,520
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$26,050 to $46,665
Invoice* $30,995 to $39,770 $24,422 to $43,230
MPG - City 19 17 - 20
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 20 - 24
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 4 - 5
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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Honda Ridgeline than the Toyota Tacoma. The Toyota Tacoma offers just a little more head- and legroom than the Honda Ridgeline, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Ridgeline as you will with the Toyota Tacoma, 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 Toyota Tacoma. 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 costs less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Tacoma.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Ridgeline is much wider than the Toyota Tacoma, 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 Toyota Tacoma.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Honda Ridgeline and the Toyota Tacoma are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Honda Ridgeline has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Tacoma, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Tacoma is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Honda Ridgeline and the Toyota Tacoma.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Honda Ridgeline as you will the Toyota Tacoma.

Warranty
The Honda Ridgeline comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tacoma.