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2018 Honda Ridgeline vs 2018 Chevy Colorado

2018 Ridgeline in Red vs 2018 Colorado in Red

Pickup trucks are so much more than the rugged workhorses they used to be, thanks to new industry innovations in technology, safety, and design. After undergoing a complete transformation in 2017, the 2018 Ridgeline continues to raise the bar. Check out this 2018 Honda Ridgeline vs 2018 Chevy Colorado comparison. 

The chart below highlights the Ridgeline RT and Colorado Base, both the most affordable models in their lineups. The Ridgeline's bold V6 engine delivers 80 more horses and 71 lb-ft of torque more than the Colorado's 4-cylinder. The Ridgeline's higher towing capacity on AWD models allows you to haul more in fewer trips and the versatile dual-action tailgate allows for easier loading and unloading. 

2018 Honda

Ridgeline RT


2018 Chevy

Colorado Base

3.5L SOHC i-VTEC® V6 24-valve &

6-speed automatic

Engine &

Transmission Specs

2.5L direct injected 4-cylinder &

6-speed automatic

280 horsepower & 

262 lb-ft torque

Horsepower &

Torque Output

200 horsepower &

191 lb-ft of torque

5,000 lbs. (AWD) – 3,500 lbs. (2WD)*

Towing Capacity

3,500 lbs.

Yes &


In-Bed Storage &

Dual-Action Tailgate

Storage under rear seat &


*5,000 lbs. maximum towing capacity for AWD models; 3,500 lbs. for 2WD models. Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your dealer for details.

2018 Honda Ridgeline Accessories

Despite the 2018 Ridgeline's many standard features and amenities to enjoy behind the wheel, the pickup truck is highly customizable with additional genuine Honda accessory options. For example, the Ridgeline's truck bed can be extended with a regular bed extender or a motorcycle bed extender. Body side molding accessories enhance the Ridgeline's design and protect its paint from dings and scratches. 

Check out a few other available accessory options for the 2018 Ridgeline below:

  • Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Illuminated Door Sill Trim
  • Cargo Tray
  • Roof Mount Bike Attachment
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Cross Bars
  • Bed Extender
  • CD Player
  • ...and more!