Are you looking for a capable and affordable midsize pickup truck? Few pickup trucks can compete with the Toyota Tacoma in the class and it promises to deliver the power, performance, capability, comfort and technology that you need in this 2021 Toyota Tacoma vs 2021 Honda Ridgeline comparison.
2021 Toyota Tacoma
2021 Honda Ridgeline
|278-Horsepower 3.5-Liter V-6
||Engine||280-Horsepower 3.5-Liter V-6
|6,800/1,440 Pounds||Towing/Payload Capacity||5,000/1,580 Pounds|
|4Wdemand Part-Time 4WD||4WD or AWD||i-VTM4® AWD|
Where power, performance and towing are concerned, the Toyota Tacoma will outperform its competition in this 2021 Toyota Tacoma vs 2021 Honda Ridgeline comparison. Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks feature a pair of engine options – a 159-horsepower 2.7-liter four-cylinder and a 278-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine – that are paired with a six-speed automatic or available six-speed manual transmission. Tacoma models equipped for towing will handle an impressive 6,800 pounds of cargo with a 1,440-pound maximum payload.
The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is powered by a standard 280-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine that is married to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Mesa-area drivers interested in towing power may find that the Honda Ridgeline falls short with a 5,000-pound maximum towing capacity. When it comes to off-road performance, the Toyota Tacoma with 4WDemand Part-Time 4WD, Multi-Terrain Select and CRAWL Control will outperform the all-wheel drive Honda Ridgeline at every twist and turn of the trail.
Technology is an added asset of the 2021 Toyota Tacoma that will make it stand out from its Honda Ridgeline competitor. Toyota Tacoma entries come standard with a 7-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon Alexa, onboard Wi-Fi Connect and a suite of Toyota Safety Sense™ systems to help protect you and your family. Additional highlights of the Toyota Tacoma spec sheet include an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ touchscreen display, leather interior, heated front seats, a power sunroof, a wireless charging pad and a JBL® stereo system.
Find and test drive a 2021 Toyota Tacoma to fit your lifestyle and budget today at Earnhardt Toyota!