If you are in the market for a new truck, consider the 2023 Honda Ridgeline or the 2023 Toyota Tacoma. First, the Honda Ridgeline's pricing starts at $38,800 and offers a 280 horsepower, 3.5L V6 engine with 262 pounds of torque. Then we have the Toyota Tacoma sporting a starting price of $27,250, a 2.7L4-cylinder engine with 159 horsepower with 180 pounds of torque. With the optional engine, upgrades can go up to 278 horsepower and output up to 265 pounds of torque. On average, both trucks have the same fuel efficiency of up to 21 miles per gallon but can vary slightly depending on driving conditions.
With the difference in the towing capacity that each truck offers, it is clear that with the optional upgrades, the Tacoma has, overrides the Ridgeline with up to 6,800 pounds of tow capacity, while the Ridgeline has a maximum tow capacity of 5,000. Safety features and technology that each model offers, the Ridgeline provides a package of Honda Sensing Driver assistive features, push-button start, and remote engine start. A sizeable 8-inch touchscreen that is integrated with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to keep you entertained on the go with seating up to 5. The 2023 Toyota Tacoma can offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration with Bluetooth connectivity, voice activation, and seating for up to 4 with ample cup holders and air conditioning. So as you can see, both mid-sized trucks have plenty to offer, from powerful towing to reasonable fuel efficiency for off-road adventures or as a daily driver. Knowing what features you have can help you decide which model will win you over with your final choice of which model you want.