This new 2019 Honda Ridgeline is a new product from Japanese carmaker which will bring new order to the marketplace. This truck is ideal for long distance journeys and with great towing capacity, and great luggage space it can be very useful in hard terrains. All-wheel drive is available, with clever features like Bed Trunk and luxurious details inside. This model offers a lot of interesting details, especially at infotainment system which will bring new additions and dashboard updates. Upgraded performance and safety measures are on the front notice, and it will gain the most of the positive marks.
2019 Honda Ridgeline engine
Choosing the new 2019 Honda Ridgeline, there will be only if you want front or all-wheel drive powertrain. The reason why is that possibility available is that every Ridgeline comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 6-speed transmission, and V6 is improving fuel efficiency. FWD is standard on everything but the RTL-E and Black Edition, which will have AWD as standard. AWD will be available on all base model except the truck base model. For FWD is gaining nice fuel economy 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway.
Towing capacity will go up to 5,000 pounds. So, the performance will be smooth and comfortable and the new model will have better steering position. Finally, the new upgrade, Intelligent Traction Management system on the all-wheel drive, offers various driving modes to help with difficult terrains like sand and mud.
2019 Honda Ridgeline redesign
The interior design of new 2019 Honda Ridgeline will have similar features as Honda Pilot, starting with climate control, infotainment system, gadgets, and switches. Storage is sized between the front seats and is a very comfortable order for five passengers. Cargo space is bigger with enough room for a bike for exp. Exterior will have a more traditional appearance with strict lines comparing to the previous model, and other stylish details on front. In-bed trunk is available and 2-way tailgate without distraction.
One of the best parts is definitely In-Bed Trunk which comes with the In-Bed cooler. Combining 2-way tailgate either flips down and swings open and AC outlet in the bed, this pace is ideal for a party. Also, the top feature is Intelligent Traction Manager which customize the trucks power and traction systems to many kinds of terrain. Ideal for many conditions, so there is no worry if you traveling a long distance in bad weather.
2019 Honda Ridgeline pros and cons
2019 Honda Ridgeline will be an ideal choice if you looking for the high luxurious truck which will bring you all features needed for everyday needs. Interior is way overpromising and it will gain many positive marks even before launching. However, lacking thing about this truck is one cabin with one-bed length and engine centered for one option only. This truck is not supporting 4-wheel-drive capability and big towing loads. Except for this things, the truck is ideal for trips and other activities.
2019 Honda Ridgeline standard and optional features
The base Honda Ridgeline package offers standard equipment like an SUV. This will contain a 3.5-liter V6 connected with 6-speed transmission driving front wheels. Also includes hill-start assist, rearview camera, push-button start, air conditioning with filtration and 200-watt audio system with a USB port. This also includes Intelligent Traction Management with all useful features. An optional equipment will offer leather materials on RTL models, with the acoustic windshield. Also, RTL-T models will combine with navigation, truck-bed audio and Honda Sensing suite of active-safety features which adds collision-mitigation braking system and active cruise control.
2019 Honda Ridgeline price
The base price for the base model of 2019 Honda Ridgeline will go with $31,000. A Sports model will have higher price about $34,500. Then, Black Edition starts from $45,000 including all-wheel drive. The RTL models will offer leather in details with all wheel drive which is under $37,000. On the other side, competitors are also having a similar price with not so many updates, some of them are Toyota Tacoma and GMC Canyon. The Type R model will also appear, probably together with Accord and Civic performance-oriented vehicles.