When we compare the Honda Ridgeline's and the Jeep Gladiator's specifications and ratings, the Honda Ridgeline has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. The Jeep Gladiator has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Honda Ridgeline's and the Jeep Gladiator's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Honda Ridgeline vs. Jeep Gladiator Pricing
For a new model, the Honda Ridgeline's price is between $40,136 and $48,057, with the Jeep Gladiator priced between $47,555 and $66,515.
Honda Ridgeline vs. Jeep Gladiator Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Honda Ridgeline loses 23.6 percent of its value and the Jeep Gladiator loses 23 percent of its value. This means the Jeep Gladiator retains 0.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Honda Ridgeline.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda Ridgeline’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the Jeep Gladiator base engine makes 285 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are midsize trucks, the Honda Ridgeline has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room and rear shoulder room. The Jeep Gladiator has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room, rear head room and rear leg room.
Available Cab Types and Bed Lengths
Both the Honda Ridgeline and the Jeep Gladiator are available in Crew Cab configuration. The Honda Ridgeline offers a bed length of 64 inches, and the Jeep Gladiator offers a bed length of 60.3 inches.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Honda Ridgeline has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.