2017 Honda Ridgeline vs. 2017 Chevrolet Colorado

Light-duty pickup trucks are a rare breed; not only are they expected to provide performance and versatility on par with larger pickups, but it’s also advantageous to deliver finely-tuned driving spirit that rivals vehicles of smaller and faster build. When these two elements converge, the results are the two trucks that we have on display for you today; the 2017 Honda Ridgeline and 2017 Chevrolet Colorado are always mentioned in the discussion of the best light-duty pickups on the market, and we’ll show you how they stack up head to head.

If you’re in the market for a capable pickup truck without the high price tag, the Ridgeline and Colorado are both viable additions to your driveway. Our team at Planet Honda wants to make your decision easier, so we did some research on both vehicles to see how well they match up. Let’s jump in and see what these two light-duty heavyweights bring to the table!

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2017 Ridgeline vs 2017 Colorado
3.5-liter V6 Engine 2.5-liter Inline 4
280/262 Horsepower/Torque 181/191
19 miles per gallon city/26 highway* Fuel Efficiency 22 miles per gallon/30 highway
1,451 / 3,500 pounds Payload/Towing Capacity 1,370 / 3,500 pounds

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2016 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2016. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

2017 Honda Ridgeline near Denver CO

True to form as two of the most versatile and capable light-duty pickups on the road, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline near Denver CO and 2017 Chevrolet Colorado offer high performance both on and off the worksite. Those in search of a more efficient and affordable drive can look to the Colorado, but for a top-notch mix of functionality and fun, the Ridgeline is worth a second and third glance. Featuring a higher combined payload and towing capacity, strong V6, and over 109 cubic feet of cargo volume inside, the Ridgeline can literally put your life within reach. It also offers more advanced technology than the 2017 Colorado, including its Honda Sensing™ safety suite, HondaLink® infotainment, blind spot monitoring and smart cruise control. The 2017 Ridgeline is truly a pickup that adds peace of mind to your work day.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ridgeline, feel free to contact our sales team at Planet Honda. We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive and answer any questions you may have. Stop in and see us today!

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