2019 Honda Ridgeline vs 2019 Ford Ranger

2019 Honda Ridgeline exterior front fascia and driver side going fast on blurred road vs 2019 Ford Ranger exterior front fascia and passenger with mountains in background

If you are looking for a midsize truck you’ve probably already been eyeballing the 2019 Ford Ranger. After all, it’s newer, from Ford, and has some pretty neat features. But the 2019 Honda Ridgeline puts the Ridgeline to the test with its horsepower, fuel efficiency*, and standard features. Let’s take a look.

For this comparison, we are going to look at the 2019 Honda Ridgeline RT Crew Cab and the 2019 Ford Ranger XL Crew Cab. These are the base trims of each vehicle. As you can immediately see, the 2019 Honda Ridgeline has more horsepower than the 2019 Ford Ranger. However, the Ranger does get more torque. This is similar to how the Ridgeline has an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency* of 19 miles per gallon in the city, which is just under that of the Ranger. Even so, both models have the same estimated fuel efficiency* of 26 mpg on the highway. But that’s where the similarities fade. Check out the table below to see more features!

2019 Honda Ridgeline RT Crew Cab


2019 Ford Ranger XL Crew Cab

280 hp & 262 lb.-ft. Horsepower & Torque 270 hp & 310 lb.-ft.
19 mpg / 26 mpg Fuel Efficiency* (city/hwy) 21 mpg / 26 mpg
Standard Bluetooth Optional
Standard Keyless Ignition Available on other trims
Standard Cruise Control Optional
Standard Folding Rear Seats n/a
Available on other trims Sunroof n/a

Advantages of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline RT

As you can see in the table above, the 2019 Honda Ridgeline has quite a few features that the 2019 Ford Ranger either doesn’t have or isn’t available on this trim. However, there are many more features you can find in the 2019 Honda Ridgeline, including:

  • Honda Sensing®
  • Dual-Action Tailgate
  • In-Bed Trunk
  • Push Button Start
  • USB ports

So, you’ll have comfort and convenience features in the 2019 Honda Ridgeline. And we’ve only taken the features of the RT trim! That means there are 5 other trims for you to explore! Come on over to Battison Honda to take your future Honda model for a test drive. While you are here we can answer any questions you might have, and you can see these features for yourself! Don’t forget to check out the other research pages like this one to see how the Ridgeline holds up against other competitors as well!

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery - package/condition, and other factors.

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