The New Truck From Honda:  Ridgeline

The Honda Ridgeline is Honda’s new pickup truck on the industry. It utilizes Honda’s unibody substantial vehicle platform, shared with the Acura MDX and Honda Odyssey. It is powered by an all aluminum 255 hp 3.5 L V6 coupled to a 5-velocity automated transmission with all wheel travel able of towing 5000 lbs. The Ridgeline will be the to start with pickup truck with a thoroughly-unbiased suspension.

Some of the more revolutionary attributes of the Ridgeline are its tailgate, which can fold down or hinge to the facet, and an 8.5 cubic foot “In-Mattress Trunk” underneath the truck mattress. The bed is integrated with the entire body, similar to the Chevrolet Avalanche. The Ridgeline comes with anti-lock brakes and side-curtain airbags as regular tools.

The mattress is 49.5″ x 60″ with the tailgate up. With the tailgate down, you get 49.5″ x 79″. And remember, the tailgate also swings to the side so you can easily access the in-mattress trunk. The tailgate is made to guidance 300 lbs. Though driving. The metal reinforced composite mattress resists dents and corrosion. A different neat attribute ended up sufficient tie downs in the beds and various cargo lights.

Regular towing options contain prewiring 4 pin and 7 pin, alongside with a brake controller. Heavy duty radiator, ability steering cooler, and transmission cooler maintain items amazing when the do the job commences. Large 4 wheel disk brakes support quit more quickly with the aid of the Digital Brake Distribution (EBD). All the seller has to do is set up the hitch and harness.

The 8″ ground clearance is effective well with the 4 wheel independent suspension. Certainly, all 4 wheels. Unheard of in a truck, but this is a Honda. They desired their truck to instill self-confidence in the corners and a steady, responsive experience even though protecting experience high quality. The shut box frame and device human body building indicates this truck is hard and ready to perform.

Traction manage is common along with a locking rear differential for particularly small traction circumstances. It can keep locked with a thrust of a button up to 18 mph. Along with traction handle, you get security command referred to as Car Balance Assist. This corrects your cornering problems before they even turn into a trouble.

The tires arrive with tire pressure monitoring devices which will be conventional in all cars pretty shortly (authorities mandate). Air baggage are all all-around in front, side, and aspect curtain. It will only deploy what is necessary based on the variety of accident. These basic safety characteristics together with Abs braking make this one of the safest vans on the highway.

There are three trim stages starting with the RT, RTS and the luxurious RTL. You can get heated leather seats and a moonroof. These amenities ended up only imagined to be readily available in vehicles. This truck also has available navigation method, homelink, and a hidden in dash cd changer.

The 22 gallon tank is sufficient for the 16 MPG town and 21 MPG freeway EPA mileage estimates. The six coloration mixtures occur with 3 interior options. Possibilities involve a mattress extender, tail mild “garnish”, chrome bumper trim, 17″ wheels, system facet protectors, roof rack, fender flares, jogging boards and a towing package stated higher than. I’ve also witnessed really hard tonneau protect-locking for the mattress, and in-bed trunk dividers. There’s a much larger brush guard for the front bumper obtainable for you off roaders.

All in all, appears to be a pretty superior and nicely considered out truck from Honda. Verify out my photographs of the Honda Ridgeline at the auto display on my web page.