2022 Honda Ridgeline VS 2022 Toyota Tacoma

2022 Honda Ridgeline vs 2022 Toyota Tacoma: Choose Your Next Car

Specs & Performance

There are so many things to consider when looking at the Honda Ridgeline versus Toyota Tacoma. One of the main differentials, the 2022 Honda Ridgeline comes with a 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine and the Tacoma comes with either a 4 cylinder or
V6 option as well. As for payload, the Ridgeline exceeds the Tacoma by 496 pounds, something to keep in mind from a work truck perspective. And when it comes to acceleration, the Ridgeline can go from 0-60 MPH 1.3 seconds faster than the Tacoma!

Dimensions & Cargo Space

Built to haul, the 2022 Honda Ridgeline truck bed is 64 inches long, and the width at the wheel well measures 50 inches wide. As for the Tacoma, the truck bed’s only 60.5 inches long and the width between the wheel well’s a measly 41.5 inches wide.
Translation, you can lay a sheet of plywood flat in the bed of a Honda Ridgeline truck but not a Toyota Tacoma. And when it comes to legroom, the Ridgeline has 2 more inches in the front than the Tacoma.

2022 Honda Ridgeline

Interior (front/rear)
Headroom: 40.1 in / 38.8 in
Legroom: 40.9 in / 36.7 in
Shoulder room: 62.0 in / 61.5 in
Hip room: 59.1 in / 56.6 in

Wheelbase: 125.2 in
Length: 210.2 in
Width: 78.6 in
Height: 70.8 in

Truck Bed Length (tailgate up/down)
64.0 in / 83.0 in

Truck Bed Width (at wheel wells/at D-pillar/at bed walls)
50.0 in / 51.0 in / 60.0 in

Truck Bed Cargo Volume
33.9 cu ft

2022 Toyota Tacoma

Interior (front/rear-seat)
Headroom: 39.7 / 38.3
Legroom: 42.9 / 32.6
Shoulder room: 58.3 / 58.9
Hiproom: 57.2 / 56.3

Wheelbase: 127.4 in
Length: 212.3 in
Width: 74.4 in
Height: 70.6 in

Truck Bed Length
60.5 in

Truck Bed Width (between wheelwells)
41.5 in

Cargo volume 166 (cu. ft.) behind third/second/first-row seats
33.5 / 75.2 / 101

Interior Design & Features

When it comes to smart design, the 2022 Honda Ridgeline has a lift-up rear seat with storage, lay-flat truck bed, lockable in-bed trunk and a dual-action tailgate which can be lowered or swung open like a door. All features that come standard in the Ridgeline and not the Tacoma. And when it comes to passenger volume, the Ridgeline is more spacious than the Tacoma.

And since it’s what’s on the interior that counts, the Honda Ridgeline comes equipped with push button start, cruise control, title and telescopic steering column, lockable glove compartment, HomeLink® Remote System and so much more! And while the
Toyota Tacoma has many different packages to choose from, none of which are comparable to the Ridgeline when comparing base models in regard.

Reliability Comparison

Honda seems to be a little more generous when it comes to roadside assistance and their Honda Care program compared to Toyota.

2022 Honda Ridgeline

3-Year 36,000-Mile Limited Vehicle Warranty:

All new Honda vehicles are covered by a 3-Year/36,000-Mile Limited Warranty, plus a 5-Year/60,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty.

5-Year/60,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty:

All new Honda vehicles are covered by a 3-Year/36,000-Mile Limited Warranty, plus a 5-Year/60,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty.

Roadside Assistance

24-hour emergency road service available in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada; valid during the 3-Year/36,000-Mile Limited Warranty term for model-year 2015 and later vehicles. Services include jump-starting, flat tire and lockout assistance, towing, and more; limitations apply. Call (866) 864-5211 for assistance or details.

Honda Care®

Vehicles less than 3 years old and with fewer than 36,000 miles are eligible for Honda Care® VSC Plans. Vehicles less than 1 year old and with fewer than 12,000 miles are eligible for Honda Care Maintenance™.

2022 Toyota Tacoma

Basic Coverage

36 months/36,000 miles (all components other than normal wear and maintenance items).

Powertrain Coverage

60 months/60,000 miles (engine, transmission/transaxle, front-wheel-drive system, rear-wheel drive, seatbelts and airbags).

Roadside Assistance

24-hour Roadside Assistance is also included for 2 years and unlimited miles.


Every new Toyota comes with ToyotaCare, a maintenance plan that covers normal factory scheduled maintenance with the purchase or lease of every new Toyota for 2 years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Safety Rating

The 2022 Honda Ridgeline received a 5 out of 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA. As for the 2022 Toyota Tacoma, they only received 4 out of 5 stars in regard. And when it comes to all 2021 Honda models and newer, they come with Honda Sensing Suite. A comprehensive array of safety features that include Collision Mitigation Braking and a Road Departure Mitigation System. Along with Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist and many more.

2022 Honda Ridgeline

-Forward Collision Warning
-Lane Departure Warning
-Blind Spot Information System
-Auto High-Beam Headlights
-Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

2022 Toyota Tacoma

-Driver and front passenger Advanced Airbag System
-Tire Pressure Monitor System
-Pedestrian Detection
-Child-protector rear door locks
-Blind Spot Monitor

Price Comparison

With all things considered, if you’re looking for a quality truck with a class III trailer hitch that can tow up to 5,000 pounds, the 2022 Honda Ridgeline is the way to go. And since the Ridgeline has a higher safety rating, wider truck bed, it blows the 2022 Toyota Tacoma out of the water for the price! Besides, how realistic is a 2-seater Toyota Tacoma nowadays anyhow, especially from a resale value perspective?

2022 Honda Ridgeline
Sport: $36,890* MSRP
Black Edition: $44,320* MSRP

2022 Toyota Tacoma
SR: $26,500* MSRP
Limited: $39,255* MSRP