The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is the brand new model for 2017. With the taste of the American truck buyers firmly established along the lines of “bigger, worse, not better,” the future for the Honda Ridgeline looked intense. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline never muscles offered prefers serious truck buyers, but instead filled a niche with its light-duty truck use and ride comfort of an SUV.
But with the 2017 Honda Ridgeline, a revival of midsize pickups from Chevrolet and GMC, and the recently redesigned Toyota Tacoma, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline was not the right time returning a better. Like its predecessor, the 2017 Ridgeline is still based on a unibody, front-wheel-drive chassis as opposed to the rear-wheel-drive, body-on-frame configuration of most trucks. So for those who have a vehicle more suitable for outdoor adventure and light lifting around the house and garage, the Ridgeline has a lot to offer.
2017 Honda Ridgeline Features
The Ridgeline is still based on a unibody chassis and independent suspension, it drive more like a crossover than a truck. Although it does not make it suitable for work-truck service, it gives the Ridgeline a pretty civilized ride. The Ridgeline will be a total city dweller; Honda has not confirmed a payload capacity but expects the truck capable of will be towing a maximum load of about 1,600 pounds.
The new 2017 Ridgeline will have a bed measuring 5 feet wide and 5.4 feet long, slightly longer than the last model, to offer from bending to the model year 2014. The bed has a unique design with 4 feet of shelf space between short rear wheel arches, making it ideal for laying sheet goods (such as a 4×8 sheet of plywood board) flat. The bed also has a lockable storage well, a tailgate that can fall flat or open to the side, a 400-watt AC power inverter and a six-speaker sound system.
2017 Honda Ridgeline Interior
Inside, the Ridgeline will offer a 60/40 split folding rear seats that fold up to reveal a flat tax floor, optional leather upholstery, three climate control, an 8-inch touchscreen entertainment displays, and Apple Car Play and Android Auto smartphone connection. Finally, the Ridgeline 2017 will also provide a standard multi-angle rearview camera, a blind-spot camera or blind spot monitoring system available standard on the top finish. An optional package of safety and driver aids called Honda Sensing includes collision warning braking automatic emergency lane departure warning and lane keeping assist.
2017 Honda Ridgeline Engine
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline will be powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine has a six-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is the standard and all-wheel drive is optional. The all-wheel-drive system distributed engine from scratch to rear wheels and side to side, depending on traction needs. It also features driver-select settings tailored to different terrains such as sand, snow, and mud. Honda has not released fuel economy ratings for the new Ridgeline but expects to reach “segment leading” numbers. In this case, that would be necessary to combine the EPA rating of 21 mpg for both beats the Colorado and Tacoma.
2017 Honda Ridgeline Release Date and Price
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline will have to buy through this summer. The last 2017 Honda Ridgeline starts at about $ 38,000. 2017 Honda Ridgeline is slightly richer than Toyota asking for a similar equipped Tacoma (about $ 35,000) or Chevy ask for Colorado (about $ 33,000).