2017 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2017 Honda Ridgeline

So, you’ve found yourself in the market for a midsize pickup, have you? If this is indeed the case, you’re almost certainly weighing the need for versatility and capability, while also finding an appealing addition to your driveway collection. The two models shown here, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma and the 2017 Honda Ridgeline, certainly fit the bill in this regard. But how do they stack up head to head?

Right off the bat, you can see a pretty sizeable disparity in starting MSRP. However, don’t be fooled into thinking that the Tacoma isn’t an able competitor to the Ridgeline. In fact, although both feature similar top powertrains that produce similar horsepower and torque, the Tacoma responds by offering a sizeable advantage in terms of towing capacity. So, what else can it offer for prospective buyers?

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2017 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2017 Honda Ridgeline
$24,120 Base MSRP $29,475
3.5L Atkinson Cycle V6 Top Engine 3.5L V6
278 hp / 265 lb-ft of torque Max Engine Output 280 hp / 262 lb-ft of torque
6,800 lbs Max Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs

Find the 2017 Toyota Tacoma at Hiland Toyota Today!

The Toyota Tacoma certainly needs no introduction, but for those who are late to the party, allow us to catch you up. After dominating all terrains for more than 20 years, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma returns to the Quad Cities offering two fantastic engine options: a standard 2.7L inline four-cylinder, as well as an optional 3.5L Atkinson-cycle V6. Due to the two varying options, buyers can now enjoy up to 23 highway mpg in the 2.7L, while the 3.5L rips off 278 hp and a 6,800-pound towing capacity when properly equipped.

Once inside the 2017 Toyota Tacoma, operators find a cabin that is draped in terrific, upscale upholstery, while offering controls and features that are easy to use and ergonomically designed. Meanwhile, with its confident ride profile and tech features such as wireless charging and the Entune Audio System, buyers can rest easy knowing that they are getting the best of everything.

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is now available in the Quad Cities at Hiland Toyota, located in Moline, IL. Schedule your test drive today!

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