DCH Paramus Honda proudly serves drivers in Paramus, New Jersey and surrounding areas. When you visit our Honda dealership you can experience all the 2018 Honda Ridgeline has to offer. Our Honda dealership has compiled some vehicle information for you so that you can make your pickup truck shopping process easier. You can now see how the 2018 Honda Ridgeline compares to a similar model, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma. With the proper details, you can make an informed decision when buying a new mid-size pickup truck in Paramus, NJ.
When comparing similar Ridgeline and Tacoma models side-by-side, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline impresses with its 5-Star Safety Rating from the NHSTA; the Toyota Tacoma only received a 4-Star Rating. The 2018 Tacoma isn't as advanced as the Honda Ridgeline when it comes to advanced safety features, either. You can opt for some active safety and driver-assist systems, but you would have to upgrade. Some of the 2018 Ridgeline functions that allow it to top the Toyota are the following:
Drivers who choose the 2018 Ridgeline will enjoy additional seating space that can only be matched by the 2018 Tacoma if you upgrade to a Double Cab version. You see, the Ridgeline offers one of the roomiest cabins one can find in a truck, as it comes standard-equipped with spacious 5-passenger seating. The seating capacity and space in the Tacoma depends on which cab configuration selected. Upgrades on either mid-size pickup can include heated and leather front seats. These are factors to consider when you are purchasing a new pickup truck in the Paramus, NJ area. When it comes to comfort, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline bests the Toyota Tacoma by offering:
The Ridgeline truck is tough to beat because of its smart design. The Ridgeline has a class-leading truck bed that is wide enough to fit items reaching up to 4 feet in width, making it the ideal vehicle for job sites or hauling on the weekends. Everything about the Ridgeline's redesign has made this truck even more capable than its predecessor. Where the 2018 Tacoma's tailgate opens traditionally, the new Ridgeline's dual-action tailgate can open horizontally or vertically! The 2018 Honda Ridgeline bests the Tacoma in storage, too, thanks to the following:
When it comes to cabin technologies, both the 2018 Toyota Tacoma and the Honda Ridgeline offer innovative tech options. Drivers in Paramus or near Clifton and Paramus, NJ, will benefit from the accessible and hands-free features that are available in both trucks, like Bluetooth wireless technology. When comparing standard tech equipment, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tacoma both offer:
Honda's 2018 Ridgeline features a higher towing capacity and payload than that of the Toyota's latest Tacoma. Plus, the Ridgeline offers about 120 more horsepower with its standard V6 engine than does the Tacoma's standard 4-cylinder. With upgradable options, the Tacoma can be fitted with a V6 that is competitive with the Ridgeline when it comes to towing and hauling. The performance of the Tacoma depends largely on which trim level you choose, while the 2018 Ridgeline comes standard-equipped for impressive performance! When it comes to capabilities, the Ridgeline and Tacoma both offer four-wheel drive and off-road performance.
Ultimately, the Ridgeline's redesign helps this Honda pickup secure its place as an excellent vehicle overall. The 2018 Ridgeline outperforms the Tacoma in many categories that matter to drivers, as it has more horsepower and a more refined cabin, plus extra passenger space compared to the Tacoma. When you are purchasing a new mid-size pickup truck in the Paterson, NJ area, consider all of the factors above before making your purchase! Visit DCH Paramus Honda in Paramus, NJ so that you can test drive a 2018 Ridgeline and see all that Honda's pickup has to offer.