The fight is on between the Toyota Tacoma and the 2016 Honda Ridgeline, but which offers the best value for your money?
The 2016 Honda Ridgeline and the Toyota Tacoma are superb choices for those who want an open bed along with plenty of flexibility. They are both in the mid-sized category and are leaders. In some ways though the Ridgeline does come ahead of the Tacoma.
The Honda Ridgeline has a design that is superb and it comes out ahead of that of the Toyota Tacoma.
The Honda Ridgeline is also the more user friendly out of the two and the cabin comes with a look that is classier than that of the Toyota Tacoma. The cabin comes with a cockpit that is more rugged than that of the Ridgeline.
You get 280 horses out of the V6 engine of the Honda Ridgeline and this is 6 speed with automatic gears. It offers up about 22mpg for fuel efficiency combined.
The Honda Ridgeline has a bed that is slightly longer and it is wide enough so that it can carry building materials in the wheel wells. It offers a tailgate that is hinged on the bottom and the side and this means that you can drop it down to load it or swing it left.
There is plenty of safety features on the Honda Ridgeline. These include cruise control, air conditioning, USB port and the price tag is about $30,000. However in you add in all the options you can get you can expect the price tag it be in the region of around $43,000.
So would you go for the Toyota Tacoma or would you choose the Honda Ridgeline?