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2021 RAM 3500 Tradesman vs 2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport: Which Has More Power in Vancouver, BC?

(Posted on Jul 19, 2021 at 04:00PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CRam%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/July_2021/2021_RAM_3500_power.jpg"alt="A RAM 3500 truck pulling a large trailer down a rural highway"/></a>The 2021 RAM 3500 Tradesman and the 2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport both exude a straightforward, get-the-task-done attitude. These base trim pickups are capable of most common jobs, but only one has the power for heavy-duty work. 

Here is a look under the hood of the 2021 RAM 3500 and the 2021 Honda Ridgeline. 

RAM 3500 Tradesman

: 6.4L HEMI V6
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
Horsepower: 410
Torque: 429 lb-ft

Honda Ridgeline Sport

: 3.5L i-VTEC V6
Transmission: 9-speed automatic
Horsepower: 280
Torque: 262 lb-ft

The RAM is the clear winner of this comparison.  Thanks to its impressive horsepower, it can pull loads as heavy as 8,260 kg. Moreover, it has a payload capacity of 3,494 kg. Despite this competition-beating muscle, the 3500 has the efficiency of smaller-engine pickup during highway cruising.

The 2021 RAM 3500 Tradesman utilizes Variable Cam Timing (VCT) technology, which provides consistent power regardless of the load. It also has a Multi-Displacement System (MDS), enabling it to lower fuel consumption when at a cruising speed (leading to its impressive efficiency). 

If you are interested in a powerful pickup that can also deliver practicality on the highway, you should consider the 2021 RAM 3500 Tradesman. Contact our Vancouver, BC dealership today to schedule a test drive.