The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is quite different than most utility pickup trucks which are available nowadays. Even though it certainly does have a large and sturdy common pick-up truck frame, but there are more things on offer. An excellent external design is offered along with a great comfort level, which is not offered by many of current pickup trucks. Ridgeline has been in production since 2005 and 2017 version of this vehicle is a redesigned model and it surely undergoes a lot of changes and modifications. These changes help the vehicle to compete in this fast-expanding highly competitive global market. This vehicle will be offered by the four-wheel drive system and a basic for door body. Even when performance is concerned, this vehicle works great.
2017 Honda Ridgeline – Exterior and Interior
The redesigned model of 2017 Honda Ridgeline has a very sporty and aggressive appearance. Even though you might not think exterior design to be sophisticated, you can’t deny that it looks classy and elegant. To ensure great performance in hard terrains, a sturdy and strong frame is provided with this vehicle. The body itself is quite resilient and is suited for off road. It shall be having a mesh-like grille structure, on top of which is a metallic chrome strip. On chrome strip, there is a company logo.
Bi-sectional Dutch door serves as an interesting concept that would have been adopted by Honda. Pronounced belt line shall extend throughout the body on both sides, Customers are offered several color options to choose from. It also comes with alloy wheels which are quite well styled.
When it comes to redesigned interiors of 2017 Honda Ridgeline, is will supposedly be comfortable and simple. Soft and high-quality materials shall be used in interiors. Seats, as well as upholstery, are made of top quality leather. The cabin of this vehicle will easily be able to accommodate four adult passengers. Some of the cabin features include lockable trunk, beer cooler, twin way tailgate, etc. Along with ample space for passengers, sufficient cargo space is also provided.
The redesigned vehicle will also be coming to some high-tech stuff. A wide variety of features and gadgets will be available. Some of these features include a new sound system, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, latest infotainment system, updated satellite navigation, center console, car parking assistance, air bags, etc.
2017 Honda Ridgeline – Engine Specs
Among many speculated engine specifications of 2017 Honda Ridgeline, the 3.5 liter V6 Earth Dreams engine with direct injection is most likely to be under its hood. This engine will be capable of generating around 250 HP along with 245 lb-ft of torque. This engine will likely be paired with either 6 speed or 9-speed automatic transmission unit. It will have great towing capabilities and there is also a possibility of a hybrid variant. Fuel economy is not supposed to differ by much in a redesigned vehicle.
2017 Honda Ridgeline – Price and Release Date
By the end of 2016 or at the start of 2017, this 2017 Honda Ridgeline will certainly be released. It is anticipated to come with a starting price range of $30,000 for the base model.