DCH Paramus Honda proudly serves drivers in Paramus, New Jersey and surrounding areas. When you visit our Honda dealership you can experience all the 2017 Honda Ridgeline has to offer. To make your car shopping process more convenient, our dealership has compiled some information for you. You can now see how the Honda Ridgeline compares to a similar model, the Toyota Tacoma. With the proper information, you can make an informed decision when buying a new compact pickup truck in Paramus, NJ.
When comparing similar models side-by-side, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline dominates the Toyota Tacoma with a 5-Star Safety Rating from NHSTA where the Toyota Tacoma only received a 4-Star Rating. The Tacoma isn't as advanced as the Honda Ridgeline when it comes to advanced safety features. You can opt for some active-safety systems, but you would have to upgrade. Some of the Ridgeline functions that allow it to best the Toyota are the following:
Every edge of the Ridgeline is inherently smoother than the Tacoma. Drivers who choose the Ridgeline enjoy additional seating that can only be matched by the Tacoma if you upgrade to a Double cab. The Ridgeline offers one of the roomiest cabins one can find in a truck. There's seating up to five within the Ridgeline's comfortable cabin, and those who choose Honda will enjoy the standard five-passenger seating arrangement. The capacity in your Tacoma will depend on which cab configuration you have. Upgrades can include heated and leather front seats. These are factors to consider when you're purchasing a new or used Truck in Paramus, New Jersey. When it comes to comfort, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline bests the Toyota Tacoma by offering:
The Ridgeline is a difficult truck to beat because of its design. The Ridgeline has a class-leading bed that is wide enough to fit items reaching up to 4-ft in width, making it the ideal vehicle for job sites. Everything about the Ridgeline's design was better. Where the Tacoma's bed is made of steel, the Ridgeline's is made of fiber-reinforced SMC composite. Where the Tacoma's tailgate opens traditionally, the Ridgeline's dual-action tailgate can swing side to side. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline boasts the Tacoma in storage with the following:
With the world that is dominated by technology preferences, everything has some form of technology integrated into its design. 2017 truck models are no exception to the rule. Both the Toyota Tacoma and the Honda Ridgeline offer innovative tech options in their cabins. Drivers in Paramus, New Jersey, will benefit from the accessible and hands-free features that are available in both trucks. When comparing standard technological equipment, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tacoma both offer:
Ultimately, it does appear that the Ridgeline's redesign secures its place as an excellent vehicle overall. The Ridgeline outperforms the Tacoma in every category. The Ridgeline has more horsepower, a nicer cabin, and extra passenger space compared to the Tacoma. When you're purchasing a new truck in the Paramus area, consider all of the factors above before making your purchase! Visit DCH Paramus Honda in Paramus, NJ so you can test drive a 2017 Ridgeline and see all that Honda has to offer New Jersey drivers.