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2018 Nissan Frontier vs 2018 Honda Ridgeline

View of silver 2018 Nissan Frontier parked on sandy hill versus a red 2018 Honda Ridgeline parked on pavement

Customers who are searching for a reliable mid-size pickup truck have several great options available to them. The Nissan Frontier and Honda Ridgeline are two of the better mid-size pickup trucks on the market. These two trucks have been very successful options over the last decade. The 2018 models of these two pickups continue the excellence that both have exhibited over the last 10 years.

These two pickups are excellent options for customers to consider. Both models offer an excellent combination of engine performance and fuel economy. Most truck-buyers are looking for trucks that are tough and reliable. They typically do not take fuel-efficiency into account during their search, but these two trucks will make them think twice about fuel economy in the future. The best way to find out which option is the best for customers is to compare these two vehicles against one another. For this comparison, we will evaluate the 2018 Frontier's Crew Cab against the 2018 Ridgeline's Crew Cab model.



2018 Nissan Frontier

versus

2018 Honda Ridgeline

$24,550* Starting MSRP $29,730
4.0L DOHC 24-Valve V6 Base Engine 3.5L SOHC I-VTEC® 24-Valve V6
4x2 / 4x4 Drivetrain Options FWD / AWD
16 MPG / 23 MPG** Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 19 MPG / 26 MPG

*All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.
**2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates for Frontier® 4x2 with a V6 engine and automatic transmission: 16 city / 23 highway

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The tables above and below highlight the excellent performance offered by these two pickup trucks. The 2018 Frontier has the advantage in most engine performance categories and is available at a lower price. The 2018 Ridgeline offers better fuel economy numbers, likely due to the slightly smaller engine size it features. Overall, it seems clear that the 2018 Nissan Frontier is the better overall option at a more competitive price.

2018 Nissan Frontier

versus

2018 Honda Ridgeline

261 Horsepower @ 5,600 RPM Engine Power 280 Horsepower @ 6,000 RPM
281 LB-FT @ 4,000 RPM Engine Torque 262 LB-FT @ 4,700 RPM
6,640 Pounds Maximum Towing 5,000 Pounds
1,450 Pounds Maximum Payload 1,580 Pounds

If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 Nissan Frontier, contact our sales team at Fenton Nissan of Legends. Our team is more than happy to answer any questions that you might have about the Nissan models on the lot. Contact our dealership for more information today!