2019 Honda Ridgeline vs 2019 Toyota Tacoma

Front driver side exterior view of a red 2019 Honda Ridgeline on the left "vs" passenger side exterior view of a gray 2019 Toyota Tacoma on the right

The needs of all truck owners are not the same and that is why learning the differences and similarities between two similar trucks like the 2019 Honda Ridgeline and the 2019 Toyota Tacoma is important to finding the right truck for you. Below you will see a side-by-side comparison of the standard drivetrain specs of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline and the 2019 Toyota Tacoma along with the differences between their standard and available equipment to help you decide which one of these trucks fit your personal needs better.

2019 Honda Ridgeline


2019 Toyota Tacoma

3.5L V6 Standard Engine 2.7L 4-Cylinder
280 HP/ 262 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 159 HP/ 180 LB-FT
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
19 MPG City/ 26 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 20 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY
*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

What are the Similarities & Differences Between the 2019 Honda Ridgeline and the 2019 Toyota Tacoma?

As you can see in the chart above the standard engine of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline delivers more horsepower, torque, and better fuel economy than the 2019 Toyota Tacoma does. The 2019 Tacoma does offer another engine option while the 2019 Ridgeline does not. The available engine of the 2019 Tacoma is a 3.5L V6 that provides 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque which is right on par with the power of the Ridgeline’s standard engine but the 3.5L V6 of the Tacoma provides slightly worse fuel economy.

Inside the cabin of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline there is a standard 5” LCD Screen while the 2019 Toyota Tacoma receives a 6.1” touchscreen display. The top trim levels of the 2019 Ridgeline, however, get loaded with an 8” High-Resolution Touchscreen display while the 2019 Toyota Tacoma only makes available a 7” Touchscreen. The top trim levels of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline also get equipped with standard Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, an 8-Speaker Stereo, as well as a Truck-Bed Audio System. The 2019 Tacoma only gets a 6-speaker stereo and does not offer Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, or a Truck-Bed Audio System. Thanks to its more powerful and efficient standard engine along with its better available interior amenities the 2019 Honda Ridgeline is the easy choice over the 2019 Toyota Tacoma. You can take the 2019 Ridgeline for a test drive today to see all of its specs and features for yourself at Castrucci Honda in Dayton, OH.