2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Chevy Colorado
With today’s low gas prices, there has never been a better time to be a truck owner. Midsize trucks are becoming more efficient, more powerful, and their capabilities have been drastically improving as well. The two trucks in this 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Chevy Colorado comparison have both recently received drastic makeovers in order to make their appearance sportier, and to give them all of the latest and greatest technologies from each manufacturer.
As you can see, one of the biggest differences between the 2017 Honda Ridgeline and the 2016 Chevy Colorado is that the Ridgeline is only offered in a V6 engine. Meanwhile, the 2016 Chevy Colorado has three different engines for shoppers to choose from. However, if you do decide you want to go with a V6, you can see that the power differences between the two are not that great, and that the Ridgeline’s engine is the far more efficient option.
|2017 Honda Ridgeline||vs||2016 Chevy Colorado|
|280 hp, 3.5-liter V6||Engine Options||
181 hp, 2.8-liter I4
305-hp, 3.6-liter V6200 hp, 2.5-liter I4
|*26 mpg hwy, 19 mpg city||V6 Fuel Economy||24 mpg hwy, 17 mpg city|
|50.0 inches||Bed Width at Wheel Wells||44.4 inches|
Plenty of Outstanding Technologies in the 2016 Honda Ridgeline
One area that the 2017 Honda Ridgeline has drastically improved over its predecessor is in the technology department. The vehicle is now available with the Honda Sensing suite of driver assist technologies, which will help the driver avoid potential accidents. It can also be equipped with the HondaLink infotainment system, a tri-zone automatic climate control system, a push button start, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and an 8-speaker premium audio system.
However, the technology continues into the bed of the truck as well. The vehicle has an in-bed trunk equipped, which allows for extra cargo space for items that you want to keep away from the elements. The vehicle can also be equipped with a truck bed audio system which will play music through six exciters located in the bed wall of the truck.
If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Chevy Colorado comparison, please get in touch with one of our Planet Honda sales team members today.
*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.