2017 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma
Midsize trucks combine generous capability with an easy to handle driving dynamic, and if you’re shopping in this segment, there’s a good chance you’ve encountered the 2017 Honda Ridgeline and the 2017 Toyota Tacoma. While they might seem similar upon first glance, their differences are more than just skin deep. Find out how the compare in base trim performance and standard features before you make your decision.
Base Trim Performance
Both models are available in many different configurations, but only one has an engine that won’t let you down when you head up steep grades in Klamath Falls.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline includes a 3.5L V6 engine that puts out 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. All models receive an efficient six-speed transmission and the choice of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
The 2017 Toyota Tacoma SR comes equipped with a 2.7L four-cylinder engine that puts out 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. It also includes a six-speed automatic transmission and the choice of all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive.
The engineers at Honda know that performance is important for mid-size truck buyers, and that’s why they’ve included this powerful V6 engine in all models.
If you’re planning on logging plenty of hours in your new truck, you want to make sure the cabin is well-equipped. The following features are included in the Ridgeline RT:
Six-Way Manual Driver Seat
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio and Cruise Controls
Seven Speaker Audio System
Unfortunately, the Tacoma doesn’t include any of these features in the base trim SR. If you’d like more comfort and convenience, there’s only one real choice.
Drive the Winning Ridgeline in Klamath Falls
With an exciting V6 and plenty of features in the base trim, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline is miles ahead of the Tacoma. To see this pickup in person, visit Klamath Falls Honda today. Our sales staff are experts in this capable pickup, so be sure to ask how the race-ready version did at the recent Parker 425. We know that securing an auto loan for a new vehicle isn’t always easy, and that’s why our financing department has streamlined the process to put the customer first. Contact us with any questions you might have about the 2017 Ridgeline, or to schedule a test drive!