2019 Nissan Frontier vs 2019 Honda Ridgeline

White 2019 Nissan Frontier and blue 2019 Honda Ridgeline

There’s no better vehicle for getting the job done than a pickup truck and there’s no better truck than the 2019 Nissan Frontier. Backed by two powerful engine options and decked out with the latest technologies, there’s no question when it comes to choosing this pickup.

Starting off at a budget-friendly $19,090, the 2019 Frontier makes for the perfect vehicle for any driver. Whether it’s the classic Nissan style that draws your eye or the advanced technology you’ve grown to love from the Nissan brand, the 2019 Nissan Frontier is sure to check all of the boxes. But why should you choose this Nissan over another truck on the market? This 2019 Nissan Frontier vs 2019 Honda Ridgeline comparison is going to break down what sets these two vehicles apart and show you why so many drivers are loving the 2019 Frontier. Click the link below to view our lineup of in-stock models.

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2019 Nissan Frontier vs 2019 Honda Ridgeline
$19,090 MSRP $29,990
151 – 261 horsepower Power Specs 280 horsepower
6,720 pounds Maximum Towing 5,000 pounds
4 passengers in King Cab® models  5 passengers in Crew Cab models Passenger Capacity 5 passengers

Key Differences - 2019 Nissan Frontier vs 2019 Honda Ridgeline

One of the major factors in a buyer’s decision is how much their purchase will cost them. We said before that the 2019 Nissan Frontier starts off at an affordable $19,090, making it a perfect fit for many shoppers looking to take the plunge into truck-buying. The competing 2019 Honda Ridgeline wears a price tag of $29,990, which is just over $10,000 more than the 2019 Frontier. When picking a 2019 Nissan Frontier, drivers can customize their vehicle with their choice of trim level, cabin type, drivetrain, engine type, as well as interior and exterior color options.

2019 Nissan Frontier models come fitted with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine paired to the driver’s choice of a 5-speed manual transmission, 6-speed manual transmission, or a 5-speed automatic transmission. This lightweight aluminum engine generates 152 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque while earning drivers an EPA-estimated 19 city/23 highway mpg. Drivers looking for more power in their Nissan pickup can opt for the 4.0-liter V6 engine that delivers 261 horsepower and 281 pound-feet of torque with a 6,720-pound maximum towing capacity. Frontier models powered by a V6 engine earn an EPA-estimated 16 city/23 highway mpg. The competing 2019 Honda Ridgeline lineup offers just one engine option in its mix – a 3.5-liter V6 engine. The Ridgeline generates 262 pound-feet of torque and 280 horsepower on the road while offering just 5,000 pounds of towing in all-wheel drive models. Front-wheel drive Honda Ridgeline models offers only 3,500 pounds of towing.

Whether drivers choose a Crew Cab, King Cab®, or Crew Cab Long Bed Nissan Frontier model, the bed offers more than enough room to carry anything you may need. The bed on the Frontier can handle up to 1,460 pounds of cargo thanks to its tough, high-tensile-steel ladder chassis. Add in the available spray-on protective bedliner and the 2019 Nissan Frontier is ready to carry anything you need without any worries of damaging the truck bed.


Front view of 2019 Nissan Frontier
Steering wheel and dashboard in 2019 Nissan Frontier
Overhead view of seating in 2019 Nissan Frontier
Rear view of white 2019 Nissan Frontier