Honda

Honda Ridgeline

Price $45,535 – $54,235
Fuel consumption 9.9 – 12.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 79%(view ratings)
Unlike other midsize pickups, the Honda Ridgeline relies on a unibody construction and therefore handles more like a crossover than a real truck. It proves surprisingly smooth and comfortable on the road in addition to offering tremendous versatility, especially with the in-bed trunk. The Ridgeline uses the same 3.5-litre V6 engine as the Passport and Pilot. A new TrailSport model with increased off-road capability is expected to join the lineup shortly.

Tests and Features

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Previews2019 Honda Ridgeline Preview
When Honda launched the Ridgeline back in 2005 as a 2006 model, it immediately stood apart from the rest of the pickup-truck segment in North America. It boasted unibody construction and integrated its bed into the bodywork, and although it was considered by many truck enthusiasts as not being a …
Test Drives2018 Honda Ridgeline: One Size Fits All
If you had to choose a single vehicle that could fulfill just about any need that a young family would require, I can think of no better option than the Honda Ridgeline. It’s been the case for so long that the choice for minivan-averse people was between an SUV and …
Test Drives2018 Honda Ridgeline: New Best Friends
When we buy a pickup truck for the first time, it might seem as though everyone has magically become our best friend. That also happens when we win the lottery, but for very different reasons. Owning a pickup means you can haul or tow just about anything, and that’s where …
First Drives2017 Honda Ridgeline: The Most SUV-ish of Pickups
The Ridgeline can be seen as a niche product. The automaker never sold many of them, but this weird-looking pickup truck succeeded in creating a circle of tightly knit enthusiasts, which is asking for more. That’s the main reason behind Honda’s decision to go ahead and develop a second-generation model.
Spotlight onHonda Ridgeline, Take Two
We’re off to San Antonio, Texas, to test drive the new 2017 Honda Ridgeline. Unveiled earlier this year, the 2017 Ridgeline is taking a different marketing approach that breaks from the traditional pickup sales pitch. When an automaker launches a new pickup, they usually play the muscle and macho cards.

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NewsConfirmed: Honda’s Light Trucks to Offer Rugged TrailSport Models
After filing an application to trademark the name “Trailsport” in the U.S. last year, Honda is now confirming that off-road-oriented models will join the lineup starting this fall. The company said TrailSport marks “the next chapter in its rugged light truck direction,” hinting at more adventurous variants of the Pilot …
BuzzThis Unreal Honda Ridgeline Concept May Have Superpowers
Honda refreshed and upgraded the Ridgeline for 2021, but what will the midsize pickup look like in 10-20 years? The company’s designers are obviously not planning that far ahead, but some people online are letting their imagination run completely wild. Take Rene Garcia, a graphic artist and designer who works …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Honda Ridgeline
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Midsize pickups are hot again after being neglected for much of the past decade. The next-generation Ford Ranger and all-new Jeep Gladiator are largely responsible for that. Our Best Buy …
News2021 Honda Ridgeline Gets Beefier, American-style Looks
As good as it is, the Honda Ridgeline is no match for its American rivals in terms of sales. It also sits well behind the class-leading Toyota Tacoma . Can a substantial redesign and update for 2021 help close the gap? Honda is certainly counting on it. First of all, …
NewsChevrolet, BMW Have the Best Car Seats, Study Finds
Chevrolet and BMW top J.D. Power’s 2020 Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study released a few days ago. Surprised? The former leads all mainstream car brands with four award-winning vehicles. The Sonic, Impala and Equinox are segment winners, while the Silverado is among the three best pickups/vans. On the luxury side, …

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Video Reviews
Review: 2017 Honda Ridgeline
It was first called a Sport Utility Truck when introduced as a concept in 2004. The Ridgeline quickly became a bonafide pick-up truck, and was selected North American Pick-up truck of the year in 2006. Then sales sales took a dive, Honda stopped production for the 2015/2016 model years. It's …