The upcoming Ridgeline is the newest, most exciting car from Honda. Previously imagined a few years ago, the 2017 Ridgeline has been completely redesigned to better suit American tastes. With a stylish new exterior and innovative interior, the Ridgeline takes the best parts of Honda favorites, such as the Pilot, and works them into a cohesive aesthetic and functional theme. Honda has found a way to give this second-generation Ridgeline a more conventional appearance without sacrificing innovation. There is no better time to buy a Honda, and if you're interested in Honda's superior engineering but also want a useful truck, look no further. Ask these questions to find out why the all new Honda Ridgeline is in a class of its own.
What kind of driver is the Ridgeline designed for?
The new 2017 Honda Ridgeline is designed for the discerning driver who wants the superiority of Honda engineering but the utility of a pickup truck. The Ridgeline will showcase both of these things in a new and exciting way.
What are the differences between the first and second generations?
The first generation offered an unconventional, although extremely interesting, exterior aesthetic. It did not sit as well with drivers as the second generation will, with its more conventional, but still innovative, design.
What can you tell me about the exterior design?
The exterior is sleek with a unibody frame. The front fascia is rounded with a chrome strip and foglights on a black body. In the back, the Ridgeline has a defining characteristic of the tailgate rising lower than the walls of the truck bed.
What can you tell me about the new interior?
Honda has cleverly redesigned the Pilot's dash with its large center touchscreen and infotainment system to work seamlessly in the Ridgeline. The center console includes the gear selector and center stack buttons. The seats are improved as well.
What can you tell me about the truck bed?
The truck bed has its own built-in audio system, allowing you to listen to music even as you load and unload. It also has built-in storage with a cargo trunk/beer cooler. It has a two-way tailgate, maximizing your convenience.
How much power will the engine generate?
The engine, a 3.5-liter V-6, is expected to generate between 280 and 300 horsepower with around 262 lb/ft of torque. It will be paired with a six speed automatic transmission.
Will the Ridgeline use a front-wheel drive system or an all-wheel drive system?
The six speed transmission will be standard with a front-wheel drive system. However, there will be an all-wheel drive system available as an option for those who crave extra torque and power.
Will the Ridgeline be affordable?
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is designed to be affordable, especially compared to other car in the midsize pickup class. You will be able to proudly drive your Honda around town and know that you got superior quality and engineering without breaking the bank.