When you're ready to upgrade to a refined mid-size pickup truck that performs, do you know where to turn in the Lumberton, North Carolina, area? Two popular choices are the 2021 Honda Ridgeline and the new Toyota Tacoma. While both models are quality vehicles, which one is better for you? Which truck is going to match your needs, preferences and budget? While the team here at Lumberton Honda thinks the answer is the new Honda Ridgeline, you might think we're biased. So let's see how these trucks stack up in our head-to-head comparison.
|Comparison||2021 Honda Ridgeline||2021 Toyota Tacoma|
|AWD Towing Capacity (Pounds)||5,000||6,400|
|Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control||Standard||Available|
|EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined)||19/26/22 MPG||18/22/20 MPG|
As you can see from the chart above, we looked at the capacities, performance and features to determine how the 2021 Honda Ridgeline outperforms the competition from Toyota.
Comparing The New Honda Ridgeline & The Toyota Tacoma
If you're shopping for a new truck, horsepower and torque matter. Honda gave its 2021 Ridgeline lineup a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces a confident 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. If you have large watercraft to tow, this new truck for sale will carry you down the highway with confidence. The new Toyota Tacoma is fitted with a less robust 4-cylinder engine that produces only 159 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. What's more impressive is eve with its larger V-6 engine, the Honda Ridgeline has better EPA-estimated fuel economy than the 2021 Toyota Tacoma.
Safety is an area where both vehicles excel and come standard with their respective manufacturer's suite of driver-assist systems that includes features like pre-collision braking technology, adaptive cruise control, and more.
Maneuvering the 2021 Ridgeline through tricky parking spaces or lining up with a tow hitch is stress-free now, thanks to its standard Multi-Angle Rearview Camera. In the driver's seat, you can enjoy three viewing angles of what's around your truck when reversing. The Toyota Tacoma only has one viewing angle from its rearview camera, so you'll need to be extra cautious while backing up if you opt for the Toyota.
Every 2021 Honda Ridgeline comes with a smart Dual-Action Tailgate. This feature lets you open it down or to the side. The In-Bed Trunk® with 7.3 cubic feet of space is also a handy standard feature when you need to secure items. This lockable storage solution also includes a drain plug if you want to turn the storage box into an 82-quart ice chest for camping or tailgating.
Finance Your 2021 Honda Ridgeline With Lumberton Honda
Now that you've seen how the Ridgeline beats the Tacoma, you'll want to secure an affordable lease offer or finance deal. The highly refined and premium 2021 Honda Ridgeline holds many key advantages over the 2021 Toyota Tacoma. If you're looking for standard V6 performance and innovative work and storage solutions in a new truck for sale near Fayetteville, North Carolina, then shop the new Ridgeline at our Honda dealership. Our sales and finance teams are waiting to assist you.
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.