2021 Honda Ridgeline Hybrid: Report, Specs, Price

2021 Honda Ridgeline Hybrid

Honda’s class-exclusive, unibody design Ridgeline pickup truck received a rugged new look as part of the mid-cycle update backed up by the updated infotainment system. Mixed with the new more truckish look are new tougher looking 18-inch wheels. For the new model year, buyers can also get a stylish package from Honda Performance Development that…

2021 Honda Ridgeline Type R: Rumors, Design

2021 Honda Ridgeline Type R

The Honda Ridgeline remains a sole unibody construction pickup truck on the roads in the US with the superior handling, ride quality, SUV-like cabin but with limited towing and off-road capability. The mid-size Ridgeline arrived all-new for the 2017 model year and has been on the roads without significant changes since then. The model received…

2020 Honda Ridgeline Sport: News, Specs, Price

2020 Honda Ridgeline Sport

The mid-size Honda Ridgeline is a renegade of the class and in the entire truck industry in the US. It will remain so until the arrival of the Hyundai Santa Cruz which should also be another SUV-based pickup in the crowd of the body-on-frame models. Thanks to the SUV-derived underpinning, the Ridgeline provides unmatched ride…

2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition: Specs, Price

2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition

The Honda Ridgeline remains unique among other pickup trucks in the mid-size class thanks to its SUV-derived underpinning. With the SUV like unibody design and suspension, the Ridgeline provides unmatched ride quality compared to the body-on-frame rivals. The Ridgeline rides smoothly around the town and on highways while you feel more control through corners. However,…

2020 Honda Ridgeline: News, Changes, Expectations

2020 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline has unique advantages in the segment like the clever bed solution, SUV-like styling and interior, and most of all the SUV-based, unibody design which provides the class-best road manners and ride comfort. Still, that comes at the cost and the Ridgeline can’t tow as other, mid-size, body-on-frame trucks and a lower ride height also limits the off-road capability.

The Ridgeline has the single powertrain option but offers the variety of options and quality materials. The model was all-new for the 2017 model year while its SUV counterpart was redesigned a year earlier. The Pilot SUV received the mid-update for the 2019 model year and we expect now the 2020 Honda Ridgeline to follow.

The 2020 model year should bring revised styling like on the three-row SUV and the interior is expected with some design changes and upgraded tech features. Honda should also make the suite of active safety system available on all versions. There could also be more upgrades as Honda promised the electrified light-truck range and the 2020 Ridgeline could gain the Accord sedan-based hybrid setup. Still, everything is unofficial.

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2020 Honda Ridgeline Type R: Rumors, Performance, Design

2020 Honda Ridgeline Type R

The mid-size Honda Ridgeline is already a class of its own thanks to its SUV-derived construction. With that this unibody-design pickup truck provides almost car-like road manners and interior comfort but can’t match the towing and off-road capability of the old-school body-on-frame models. However, the Ridgeline is still capable of towing 5, 000 pounds and buyer who need more will likely chase some full-size model.

So, the Ridgeline can pull the light trailer and some gear and is also comfortable for passengers while provides greater utility than the SUVs. However, modern buyers love different sorts of the pickup trucks and high-performance and off-road capable versions are also in the focus. Honda already revealed its plan for electrifying its light-truck range and the Ridgeline also falls in that category. But, with the hybrid version in the lineup, the Ridgeline would need a more potent off-road version or the high-performance model to become even more appealing to the buyers.

In that context, after the arrival of the hot Civic Type R the rumors circulating about the Type R-ed Honda Ridgeline. Honda hasn’t commented on the rumors and we haven’t seen any solid proof about the model’s arrival. The road-oriented Ford Lighting and Silverado SS have also been rumored for return and Honda’s truck is rumored to come as the 2020 Honda Ridgeline Type R.

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2020 Honda Ridgeline Hybrid: Expectations, Design

2020 Honda Ridgeline Hybrid

The Honda Ridgeline is a one of the kind pickup truck on the roads of the US. What it makes special is the SUV-based, unibody design and combined with the fully independent suspension, this truck provides an unmatched ride quality and comfort. The Ridgeline is still capable to carry plenty of cargo and tow up to 5, 000 pounds. Still, it would be better with the extra off-road capability but the Ridgeline is well-equipped and well-rounded truck which can get the job done.

For the 2019 model year, the Ridgeline is unchanged. It has arrived all-new for the model year 2017. The new round of the upgrades should come for the 2020 model year. Honda promised at the begging of the year that its light truck lineup will get the hybrid powertrain and the Ridgeline should also be electrified. Honda also said that the models will employ the two-motor hybrid system which is now the part of the Accord sedan lineup.

As for Honda’s mid-size pickup truck, it should arrive for the 2020 model year with the hybrid powertrain. The 2020 Honda Ridgeline Hybrid hasn’t yet been spotted on the road but it shouldn’t look much different from the current version. The powertrain should be the version of the two-motor system used in the new Accord sedan.

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2019 Honda Ridgeline: Changes, Performance, Design

2019 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline is the mid-size pickup truck with the formula for the best-class ride quality and interior comfort. The model uses SUV-based design and running gear and comes with SUV-like convenience and comfort features. The sophisticated all-wheel-drive design provides all-surfaces traction but the model can’t match the class towing capabilities. Still, 5,000 pounds of towing will satisfy most demands while buyers will also love unique truck bed solution.

The Ridgeline arrived all-new for the 2017 model year and few changes were made in the equipment range for the 2018 version. For the third model since the redesign, Honda isn’t also expected to do much and we expect the 2019 Honda Ridgeline with some revisions in the equipment organization and with few updated features. The new versions will likely add more standard equipment and make more active safety systems available in the lower trims. Bigger upgrades will arrive with next model versions when we should expect turbocharged engine option and hybrid powertrain as well.

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2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition: Design, Specs, Price

2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition

Honda’s Ridgeline brings to the mid-size pickup truck class the SUV-like ride quality, styling cues and interior refinement but still offers truck’s utility and respectable towing capacity. With Pilot SUV-based underpinning and engine, this unique truck delivers class unmatched handling and riding experience but trades those for limited off-road capability and towing capacity compared to other mid-sized trucks.

Recently redesigned Ridgeline also comes in many variations but in the four-door crew cab configuration only. The model will return with some revisions in trim features for the 2018 model year and the 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition will be at the top of the lineup. This version brings uniquely themed exterior and interior combined with the V-6 engine and standard all-wheel drive system.

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2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R: Rumors, Specs

2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R

The latest Honda Ridgeline, which returned after the break of two model years, is the unique pickup truck in many aspects. This Pilot SUV-based truck looks like the truck but thanks to its unibody design it delivers for the trucks unmatched level of ride quality, handling smoothness and comfort.  Honda also offers a unique solution for cargo bed with two-way tailgate and not to mention SUV-like interior and features. However, what may be cooking behind the curtain is another surprise which Honda is allegedly preparing for the new model year and that is the 2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R.

This special version of the Ridgeline, like in the case of the Civic Type R, should be the higher performance version of this mid-size truck. If we are to believe in unofficial reports, this performance version will get more aggressive exterior and interior which will be backed up with the more potent engine and sportier suspension.

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