2019 Honda Ridgeline Review

If you are on the lookout for a distinctive and high performing midsize pickup truck, then you must have a closer look at the 2019 Honda Ridgeline. Though the finer contours and details of this vehicle are still awaited, the new model is likely to be more carlike. The Ridgeline also is likely to have a fully independent suspension. These changes are likely to make the car comfortable both while riding and handling.

2019 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline 2019 Interiors

The new 2019 Ridgeline interiors are also likely to be quite exciting with heated steering control, armrest for front passengers, rear window with power sliding capabilities and also parking sensors. The sound system should also see some improvement and you might enjoy the best of the truck-bed speaker system. The seats also come with eight-way power adjustments for the benefit of the driver and also four-way adjustments as far as the passengers are concerned. Further, you also can expect the vehicles to be fitted with outside mirrors and also windshield with noise-reducing features. Among other things, there are grapevine rumors that talk about 8-inch touchscreen audio, HD radio, navigation facilities, satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, smartphone integration (Android Audio) and also three separate USB ports.

2019 Honda Ridgeline Interior

Engine

Though full details are still not out yet, there are a few things that are quite obvious. It should come in two different weights, 3500 pounds (1588 kg) for the for the front wheel drive options and 5000 pounds (2,268 kg) or the all wheel drive variant. This should most probably be powered by a 3.5-liter (3471 cc) V6 engine and should be able to generate around 280 horsepower @ 6000 rpm and also should help with a torque of around 262 pound-feet @ 4700 rpm. You also can expect that the vehicle will have 6-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control. Fuel tank capacity is 73.8 liters. Fuel consumption is 12.8l City and 9.5l Highway.

2019 Honda Ridgeline Redesign, Exteriors

The vehicle will also be fitted with some of the best fog lights, and the 18 inches alloy-wheels are big enough to offer stable and tension free driving even in tough and demanding surfaces. Tires will be P245/60 R18 105H. It also will come with various other features and here are a few of them. The new Ridgeline is expected to compose and smoother when compared to the earlier variants. This is mainly because of the four-wheel independent suspension.

It should be able to handle bumps quite easily and the ride is not expected to be harsh under any circumstances. You will not come across the irritating and dangerous head and body toss and other forms of jostling. If you wish to pay more attention to the safety aspects you could choose the RTL-E variant. It will have emergency braking systems, lane departure warning, and a few other functional differences. These include the sunroof, LED headlights, LED cargo lights and other such things.
Curb weight is 2038 kg, and 2054 kg (TOURING, BLACK EDITION trims)

Full list of active safety:

– Brake Assist,
– Anti-lock Braking System,
– Forward Collision Warning,
– Adaptive Cruise Control,
– Electronic Brake-force Distribution,
– Tire Pressure Monitoring System,
– Lane Departure Warning,
– Road Departure Mitigation,
– Hill Start Assist,
– Collision Mitigation Braking System,
– LED daytime running lights,
– Trailer Stability Assist,
– Vehicle Stability Assist + Traction Control.

Dimensions:
– Ground Clearance 200mm,
– Height 1798mm,
– Length 5335mm,
– Wheelbase 3180mm,
– Width 2116mm.

Colors:
– Crystal Black Pearl,
– White Diamond Pearl,
– Modern Steel Metallic,
– Obsidian Blue Pearl,
– Deep Scarlet Pearl,
– Forest Mist Metallic,
– Lunar Silver Metallic.

Price And Date Of Launch

The exact date of launch and price details are still very much a subject of discussion and guesswork. Going by the rumors that come out of the grapevine, it is most likely to have a starting price around $29.900 and this is exclusive of destination charges that will be charged extra. This is for the base model, the most expensive trim Black edition will be $43,420. Further, the date of official release in the market is not clear. However, it is expected that it should be in the market within the first week of March 2019. Trims are SPORT, EX-L, TOURING, BLACK EDITION.

2019 Honda Ridgeline photos

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