2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Nissan Frontier
2017 Honda Ridgeline 2016 Nissan Frontier
280 hp, 3.5-liter V6 Engine

152 hp, 2.5-liter I4

261 hp, 4.0-liter V6
*26 mpg hwy, 19 mpg city Fuel Economy 23 mpg hwy, 19 mpg city
1584 lbs Max Payload Capacity 1458 lbs
64 inches Bed Length 59.5 inches

2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Nissan Frontier

2017 Honda Ridgeline Interior

For those of you looking for a midsize truck, Honda has just redesigned its popular pickup and it is looking to be a bigger hit than ever before. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline packs more comfort and technology into a truck than any other that has come before it. It is also set on being more rugged with its available AWD system. So just how great is the new Ridgeline? We put the truck on display with this 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Nissan Frontier comparison.

As you can see in the table, Honda was looking to pack some power into the 2017 Ridgeline. WIth a 280 horsepower V6 engine, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline will leave the 2016 Nissan Frontier in the rear view mirror, even when it's equipped with the available 4.0-liter motor. In addition to being the more powerful option, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline is also the more efficient choice. While the city mpg is rather similar, the 2017 Ridgeline will get you three more mpg on the highway than the 2016 Nissan Frontier. This makes the Ridgeline an excellent option for those of you who need a truck that can run efficiently for longer distances.

Better Payload and Great Features Included with the 2017 Honda Ridgeline

If you need a midsize pickup truck that can handle task that you put in front of it, then you are going to want to go with the 2017 Honda Ridgeline. The vehicle has one of the largest payload capacities in its class thanks to its long and wide truck bed. The bed also has a couple of hidden features, include an in-bed trunk for extra storage, and an available speaker system. This allows you to enjoy music from your vehicle while you are working outside, or if you are trying to tailgate for a game!

In addition to the innovative in-bed trunk and speaker system, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline has several other great features available. These include the HondaLink infotainment system, as well as the Honda Sensing suite of driver assist technologies.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs 2016 Nissan Frontier comparison, please get in touch with one of our Planet Honda sales team members today!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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