Honda Ridgeline vs. Nissan Frontier

 Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$29,990
$19,090 - $29,490

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
15 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 hp
152 - 261 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L 24V SOHC i
2.5L DOHC I4
4.0L DOHC V6

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
42.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 in.
39.7 - 39.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.7 in.
25.4 - 33.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.8 in.
36.6 - 38.6 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
33.9 cu. ft.
27.1 - 33.5 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/60HR18
P235/75TR15 - P265/70TR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
125.2 in.
125.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
44.4 ft.
43.3 - 43.6 ft.

Width

Width
78.6 in.
72.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 hp
152 - 261 hp

Torque

Torque
262 ft. lbs.
171 - 281 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
3500 lbs.
3500 - 6300 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
350 lbs.
350 - 630 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.5 gal.
21.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 mpg
18 - 21 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
15 - 19 mpg

Highway

Highway
26 mpg
21 - 23 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Honda Ridgeline
Nissan Frontier

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab
Crew Cab - King Cab

Body Code

Body Code
T
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
5710 lbs.
4700 - 5816 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 mpg.
17 - 21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 mpg.
15 - 19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 mpg.
21 - 23 mpg.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
8201 lbs.
7936 - 11230 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
3500 - 6300 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
350 - 630 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
3500 - 6300 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
350 - 630 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 lbs.
3500 - 6300 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/212
2.5 L/146 - 4.0 L/241

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
5 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36
3.58, 3.84, 4.37

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10
2.08, 2.35, 2.52

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49
1.36, 1.53, 1.74

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06
1.00 - 1.28

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.81, 0.84, 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56
0.77

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27
2.76, 3.64, 3.97

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
None
Electronic - None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0
8.4, 9.3, 10.4

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Independent
Rigid Axle

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.25
3.13, 3.36, 3.54, 3.69, 4.08

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.25
3.13, 3.36, 3.54, 3.69, 4.08

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18
P235/75TR15 - P265/70TR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18
P235/75TR15 - P265/70TR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
15 X 6.5 - 16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
15 X 6.5 - 16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
44.4 ft.
43.3 - 43.6 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
11.1 - 11.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
11.3 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.5 gal.
21.1 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 in.
39.7 - 39.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
42.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
62 in.
58.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
59.1 in.
55.6 - 55.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.8 in.
36.6 - 38.6 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.7 in.
25.4 - 33.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
61.5 in.
54.9 - 58.3 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.6 in.
55 - 58 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
125.2 in.
125.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.6 in.
72.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
70.2 in.
68.7 - 70.1 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
64 in.
59.5 - 73.3 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
60 in.
61.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
60 in.
61.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50 in.
44.4 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
16.7 in.
18 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
33.9 ft³.
27.1 - 33.5 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Ridgeline
Frontier

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Small Pick-up
Small Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab
Crew Cab - King Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab
Crew Cab - Extended Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular composite
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
2.5 - 4.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4 - 6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4