The 2018 Honda Ridgeline in Clear Lake vs. Chevy Colorado

Picking the right truck for you is tough. If you are deciding if the 2018 Honda Ridgeline in Clear Lake is the truck for you, lets dive a bit deeper and compare the Ridgeline to one of its competitors- the 2018 Chevy Colorado. You’ll be able to see that the Ridgeline stands out due to its…

Fuel Economy

Trucks are not known for their impressive fuel economy. However, comparing the fuel efficiency between the Ridgeline and Colorado, it’s clear that the Ridgeline stands above the Colorado.

Ridgeline

Colorado

4x2

3.5 V6/ Auto 6-spd..

19 city/ 26 hwy**

18 city/ 25 hwy**

3.6 V6/ Auto

4x4

3.5 V6/ Auto 6-spd..

18 city/ 25 hwy**

17 city/ 24 hwy**

3.6 V6/ Auto

Suspension and Handling

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is as smooth as they come with fully independent front and rear suspensions. A vehicle with independent suspensions is a smoother ride as the wheels can follow the rises and falls of a road. On the Chevrolet Colorado, you have a solid rear axle with a non-independent rear suspension. Also, the Ridgeline has coil springs compared to the leaf springs on the Colorado. Coil springs are advantageous compared to leaf springs as they compress more progressively while offering more suspension travel.

Payload

With the 2018 Honda Ridgeline, you’ll be able to enjoy a higher standard payload capacity compared to the Colorado. More capacity can mean less trips from jobsite to jobsite.

Ridgeline

Colorado

Crew Cab

1465 lbs.

1440 lbs.

Crew Cab 4x4

1580 lbs.

1492 lbs.

Safety

Safety features have come a long way and it’s no different in the Honda Ridgeline. On RTL-E and Black Edition models, you will have standard Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™). With CMBS™ you’ll have peace of mind as it can not only detect potential collisions, but in the event the driver fails to react to an alert, the system will apply the brakes at full force. This could potentially avoid the collision all together!

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline in Clear Lake a vehicle you have to see for yourself! Come test drive one today at Honda of Clear Lake, 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.