April 19th, 2018 by

In this article we are going to dissect the differences between the 2017 Honda Ridgeline and the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado. They are both pickups on the smaller end of the spectrum and may be similar at first glance, however after this article, you’ll know more than enough about each.

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is fitted with a V6 engine that delivers 280 horsepower. This is backed with a six-speed automatic transmission that churns its power through a standard front wheel drive (FWD) configuration. The base model of the Ridgeline can tow a max of 3,500 pounds while the higher trim is capable of towing 5,000 pounds. In comparison, the Chevrolet Colorado has two powertrain options. The base model features and inline-4 engine with only 200 horsepower that comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine is capable of pulling 7,000 pounds. Another engine option on the Colorado is a V6 with 308 horsepower than can tow up to 7,700 pounds.

When it comes to safety, a report from The Car Connection mentions that the 2017 Honda Ridgeline vastly outperforms the Colorado. In a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) event, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline earned the Top Safety Pick+ award. In comparison, the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado only received a four-star rating.

When it comes to price, the Ridgeline has a MSRP of $29,475 which maxes around $43,000 with all of the features. The Colorado starts at $20,055 and maxes around $40,000 with all features added in.

With this information, you should have a clearer picture on the similarities and differences between the 2017 Honda Ridgeline and the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado. For more information, visit www.formulahonda.com and be sure to checkout our great inventory, Honda special offers and services. At #FormulaHonda, you’re treated like family, that’s why we are the gold standard for Honda dealers in Toronto.

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