What can we expect from the new 2018 Honda Ridgeline? I will share a couple of interesting things about this truck. First of all, the new 2018 model sports traditional truck looks. On the other hand, its road manners are undisputed, and comfortable, high-quality cabin will satisfy our desire for the pleasant ride. I need to mention that it will be more expensive compared to rivals, and, speaking of competition, there are models such as the Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier and the GMC Canyon.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Redesign
Exterior and Interior
The outer appearance of the new 2018 Honda Ridgeline is strong and attractive. It has a traditional pickup figure with elegant lines and curves. At the front, its corporate grille is the most dominant exterior detail. The potential shoppers are able to choose between six models. The first three are the RT, Sport and RTL models. The fourth is RTL-T, and the fifth model is RTL-E. The remaining one is the Black Edition. The base model features a 18-inch alloy wheels. The interior design of the new 2018 Honda Ridgeline is modern, classy and perfectly conceived. The cabin is wide, roomy, comfortable and a pleasant driving atmosphere is guaranteed. Compared with the competition, the cabin is far more comfortable. As for the space, the headroom and knee room are good, and the seats are comfortable. As for the interior features and equipment, the list is long. It will have a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power features, a multi-angle rearview camera and a USB port. Furthermore, the new 2018 model also sports cloth upholstery, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat with under-seat storage, air conditioning and Bluetooth phone and audio streaming. I cannot forget an auxiliary input jack, a 7-speaker audio system with 220 watts of power and cruise control. The optional equipment includes a 10-way power driver’s seat, an 8.0-inch touchscreen with satellite and HD radio, heated front seats, additional USB ports and much more. As for the safety segment, the new 2018 model is equipped with blind-spot monitors with rear cross-traffic alerts, adaptive high beams and lane-departure warnings. The list also includes front and rear parking sensors, six airbags and a road-departure mitigation.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Engine
Beneath the bonnet, the new 2018 Honda Ridgeline is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine with the total strength of 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque and the engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It sprints from 0-60 miles per hour in 7.0 seconds. Its maximum towing capacity is 5,000 pounds.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Release Date and Price
The new 2018 Honda Ridgeline has been already available on the market nationwide, and the truck will cost between $29,630–$43,120.