Are you on the lookout for a new light-duty pickup truck? Eyeing the new 2022 Honda Ridgeline? Here is a detailed comparison article that lists out the differences between the 2022 Ridgeline and the 2022 Tacoma. This will give you a better idea of what makes the 2022 Ridgeline a better option of the two. Contact us today to schedule a test drive of your preferred Ridgeline variant.
For the 2022 model year, the 2022 Ridgeline is offered in four trims – Sport, RTL, RTL-E, and Black Edition. Pricing goes from $36,890 MSRP* for the base Sport, to $44,320 MSRP* for the Black Edition.
2022 Honda Ridgeline
2022 Toyota Tacoma
||2.7-liter Inline-four Cylinder|
|280 hp / 262 ft-lbs.
||Horsepower / Torque
||159 hp / 180 ft-lbs.|
The Honda’s engine is potent and offers enough power to put some zeal into your commute. But it is the only engine that Honda offers. On the other hand, the Tacoma offers an additional 3.5-liter V-6 engine that produces 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. This more powerful engine option of the Tacoma boosts its towing capacity to 6,400 pounds. The Tacoma also has more ground clearance compared to the Ridgeline making it a better option for off-roading. That said, both the trucks offer a balanced and smooth driving experience.
Both the trucks get commendable interiors. They are clad with premium material all over. Base trims of both the vehicles get cloth-trimmed seats. Front seats of both the vehicles get manual adjustable front seats while the higher trims get power-adjustable front seats along with heated front-seat function. Moving to the higher trims, the Ridgeline and Tacoma get genuine leather upholstery.
The Honda Ridgeline gets an eight-inch touchscreen display while the Tacoma gets a seven-inch touchscreen as standard. The higher-trim Tacoma’s are upgraded with an eight-inch screen setup. Features are quite extensive on both trucks. They get Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, and Bluetooth connectivity as standard. The Tacoma gets added features as standard when compared to the Ridgeline. This includes features like Amazon Alexa compatibility, SiriusXM radio, and Wi-Fi hotspot. But other than that, the infotainment system on both trucks is easy to use and offers seamless and easy functionality.
Both the pickup trucks are well equipped with a load of features. They are practical and convenient at the same time. They have their own distinct advantages. The Ridgeline has a lot of capabilities and is more suitable for highway commute. The Tacoma on the other hand is a bit more off-road oriented and just as comfortable on the road. This makes both these trucks one of the best options to choose from if you are in the market for a new light-duty pickup truck.