Honda is staying current with the new look 2018 Honda Ridgeline. The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is expected to bring a fierce battle to the current pick-up truck market. Here are the specifications features and redesign incorporated to the eagerly awaited 2018 Honda Ridgeline. The interior of the 2018 Ridgeline will be much upgraded to give the pick-up a more sports look than its 2018 predecessor. The exterior on the other hand will also come in a new look to give the truck a more modern and tougher look. This new look Ridgeline is built on the vertical C-pillar and horizontal bedside platform.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Review
The fenders on the 2018 Honda Ridgeline are more pronounced giving the vehicle a more masculine look. More plastic cladding will be integrated to the body of this vehicle. It will also come with a tailgate which is integrated with a spoiler to enhance its look. The side body panels will have a creased beltline running from the front fender to the tailgate. The truck is expected to be 206 inches long, 73 inches high and 78inches wide. With a 26” wheel base and a capacity to carry loads of up to 1550 lbs, this SUV will ensure comfort and utility at its best. The wheels hill be 5-spoke alloy wheels. New look LED lamps and are expected to give it a sleek look.
Even though the specs are scarcely out, there are some things that spy photos tell us about this SUV. The seats will be covered by quality premium cloth. This will ensure comfort even after long hours of driving. The 2018 Honda Ridgeline will also come fixed with a 7” touch dial that will minimize the number of buttons its dashboard. The dashboard is expected to be of a soft to touch material with a luxurious edge. There are two cup holders between the driver’s and the co-driver’s seat just below the upgraded quality music system controls. The interior colors are white and dark grey which are well focused on different areas of the interior to give it a classy look. Some expected features include a satellite radio, GPS, park-assist technology, dual-zone automatic air control, rear view mirror with a camera, a column mounted shifter system, flat rear floor, and illuminated mirrors among others.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Engine
The Honda Ridgeline will come with a Pilot’s Direct Injected 3.5L V-6 engine coupled up with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. There will also be the four-wheel drive systems for those who have that question in mind so you should all know Honda has got us covered. Apart from this, there are rumors that Honda is still working on a hybrid engine option for the 2018 Honda Ridgeline. The current engine however is expected to produce 300 horsepower and 250 lbs-ft torque give or take.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Price and Release Date
The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is expected to feature in the 2017 Detroit Auto-show. This means that we don’t have to wait for so long to have the real deal with us on the roads anymore. It is expected to cost at $30,000.