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2022 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2022 Toyota Tacoma: Interior, Performance & Dimensions

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2022 Toyota Tacoma vs 2022 Honda Ridgeline

Read on if you're wondering how the Honda Ridgeline vs. Toyota Tacoma comparison plays out. The Ridgeline is your choice for a more feature-packed ride with more horsepower, a more spacious interior, plush comfort, unique storage solutions, an attractive trim lineup, and many additional competitive benefits.

To see all that the 2022 Honda Ridgeline offers, swing by for a test drive. We've put together this guide to show you all the stand-out aspects of the new Honda Ridgeline. Discover competitive lease deals and a great price on a Honda Ridgeline at our Honda dealership.

Compare Honda Ridgeline to Toyota Tacoma Dimensions

Exterior 2022 Toyota Tacoma 2022 Honda Ridgeline
# of Passengers 5 5
Length 212.3 inches 210.2 inches
Width 74.4 inches 78.6 inches
Height 70.6 inches 70.8 inches

Ridgeline vs. Tacoma exterior dimensions are similar; The 2022 Ridgeline is shorter by 1.9-inches, has an additional 4.2-inches of width, and is 0.2-inches taller. On the inside, you'll find that the Ridgeline offers much more rear legroom, more front and rear headroom, more front and rear shoulder room, and more hip room for every passenger. The Tacoma has 8.6 cubic feet less passenger volume than the Ridgeline to boot.

Compared to the Tacoma, the bed of a Ridgeline is 3.5-inches longer overall and 8.5-inches wider between the wheel wells. In the Toyota Tacoma vs. Ridgeline practicality comparison, the Tacoma also misses out on unique Ridgeline features like a locking trunk in the bed (that can also double as a drinks cooler), and a dual-action tailgate for easy hauling.

Another exclusive feature of the Ridgeline is a storage compartment under the rear seat. With it, you'll find an extra 2.9 cubic feet of cargo volume to store gear you'd rather keep out of sight.

Honda Ridgeline vs. Toyota Tacoma Engine and Performance Specs

Compare 2022 Toyota Tacoma 2022 Honda Ridgeline
Engine 3.5L Atkinson-Cycle V6 -inc 3.5L 24V SOHC i-VTEC V6
Horsepower 278-hp @ 6000 rpm 280 hp @ 6000 rpm
0-60 7.7 seconds 6.3 seconds
Torque 265 lb-ft 262 lb-ft
Towing Capacity 6,800 lbs. 5000 lbs.

In the Honda Ridgeline vs. Tacoma horsepower comparison, the Ridgeline comes out on top. Specifically, the Honda Ridgeline offers a 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 280 horsepower while the Toyota Tacoma offers a 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 278 horsepower.

There are further performance benefits to a Ridgeline. Firstly, a 2022 Ridgeline offers standard all-wheel drive (AWD), while the Toyota Tacoma comes standard with rear-wheel drive (RWD) and has optional AWD. Secondly, a Ridgeline has a smooth-shifting nine-speed automatic transmission while the Tacoma has a six-speed automatic transmission.

The Ridgeline is not only faster but more efficient to boot. When comparing Honda Ridgeline vs. Toyota Tacoma AWD models, you'll find that a 2022 Honda Ridgeline delivers up to an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city / 24 mpg highway1, while an AWD 2022 Toyota Tacoma delivers up to an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city / 22 mpg highway2.

Toyota Tacoma vs. Honda Ridgeline Interior Benefits

Interior 2022 Toyota Tacoma 2022 Honda Ridgeline
Headroom (front / rear) 39.7 / 38.3 in 40.1 / 38.8 in
Legroom (front / rear) 42.9 / 32.6 in 40.9 / 36.7 in
Shoulder room (front / rear) 58.3 / 58.9 in 78.6 inches
Hip room (front / rear) 57.2 / 56.3 in 59.1 / 56.6 in
Interior Passenger Volume 100.1 cu ft 109.7 cu ft

The interior is a significant benefit to consider when deciding on a Ridgeline or Tacoma. Both trucks have a cabin that's designed to handle your lifestyle, but you'll find extra comfort and many more desirable features with a 2022 Honda Ridgeline.

The Ridgeline offers a standard eight-inch hi-res touchscreen infotainment display with connectivity like Apple CarPlay, while the Tacoma has a standard seven-inch touchscreen infotainment display. Both models have an available remote start feature and can remotely turn on the climate control system, but the Ridgeline has a standard tri-zone auto climate control system with humidity control. The Tacoma has a standard single-zone climate control system.

Honda Ridgeline trim levels focus on all your needs and offer competitive value at every level. A major difference is in the interior styling, as the Ridgeline provides a plush, high-quality, car-like interior that puts everything within reach; the Tacoma has an arguably more utilitarian-looking interior.

When it comes to safety, though, the Ridgeline will inspire confidence with Honda Sensing® technology. Six features come standard with it; a collision mitigation braking system, road departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, a lane-keeping assist, a forward collision warning, and a lane-departure warning. In comparison, the standard safety technology in a Tacoma includes automatic high beams, radar cruise control, a pre-collision system, and a lane departure alert.

Discover the 2022 Honda Ridgeline Today

At Muller Honda of Highland Park, we love the competitive edge that the Honda vehicle lineup provides. Browse our website to find more guides like making great use of the powerful Honda Ridgeline towing capacity. There's a lot more in every Honda Ridgeline, and from an audio system in the truck bed to a wireless phone charger, you can discover it all when you visit us for a test drive.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is better, Tacoma or Ridgeline?

Comparing Honda Ridgeline vs. Toyota Tacoma trucks will reveal many competitive advantages to a 2022 Honda Ridgeline. You'll find additional standard safety features, more horsepower, standard all-wheel drive (a Toyota Tacoma offers it as an option), a more spacious interior, a longer and wider truck bed, better fuel efficiency, and more benefits. A Honda Ridgeline will enhance with unique features like a lockable trunk in the truck bed and rear under-seat storage bins.

Is Honda Ridgeline the same size as Toyota Tacoma?

Honda Ridgeline vs. Toyota Tacoma dimensions are similar. The 2022 Honda Ridgeline is 4.2-inches wider and 0.4-inches taller than the Tacoma, but the Tacoma is 2.1-inches longer than the Honda Ridgeline. The Honda Ridgeline also has a truck bed that's 3.5-inches longer and 8.5-inches wider (when measuring between wheel wells) than the Tacoma.

Which has more interior space, Honda Ridgeline or Toyota Tacoma?

The 2022 Honda Ridgeline offers drivers a more spacious interior than the 2022 Toyota Tacoma. Specifically, you'll find 109.7 cubic feet of interior passenger volume in a Honda Ridgeline and a 100.1 cubic foot passenger volume in a Toyota Tacoma.

118 city/24 highway/21 combined mpg rating. Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2EPA-estimated 18 city/22 highway/20 combined mpg. Use for comparison purposes only.