2018 Honda Ridgeline vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Honda Ridgeline vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma front exterior view of both trucks

Looking at the 2018 Honda Ridgeline vs the 2018 Toyota Tacoma compares two models in the midsize pickup truck class. Car shoppers expect these vehicles to deliver workhorse performance while also offering competitive fuel economy ratings and a variety of features and technology systems.

All 2018 Honda Ridgeline models will come powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. Performance numbers for the engine check in at 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque, with fuel economy ratings estimated at 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highways.* The Tacoma offers a standard 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.

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2018 Honda Ridgeline VS 2018 Toyota Tacoma
1 Engine Options 2
3.5-liter V-6 Base Engine 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine
280 horsepower, 262 pound-feet of torque Base Engine Performance 159 horsepower, 180 pound-feet
19 city/26 highway miles per gallon* V-6 Fuel Economy Ratings 18 city/22 highway miles per gallon

2018 Honda Ridgeline Features and Performance

When properly equipped, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline offers a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds and a max payload of 1,580 pounds. The truck can also be had in either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive configurations.

The engine performance of the 2018 Honda Ridgeline is supplemented by a variety of comfort, safety and technology features. These features are spread out over six trim levels: RT, Sport, RTL, RTL-T, RTL-E and Black Edition.

2018 Ridgeline models will offer multiple available driver assistance and safety features. These include: Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines, Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Blind Spot Information System (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings; Use for comparison purposes only; Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.


2018 Honda Ridgeline exterior side
2018 Honda Ridgeline rear storage area
2018 Honda Ridgeline in-bed trunk
2018 Honda Ridgeline interior ceiling