At the International Auto Show in Detroit, 2018-2019 Honda introduced the second generation of a pickup Ridgeline. The model is produced for the North American market since 2005, the production was originally carried out in Canada, but was then transferred to the plant in Lincoln, Alabama, USA. 2018-2019 Honda Ridgeline has a bearing body and formally belongs to the segment “Mid-Size Pickup”, therefore, is not a competitor to the frame full-size pickups like the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado.
However, developers are confident truck called the new benchmark for all of their classmates. 2017 Ridgeline is not a bit similar to its predecessor, stands out for its trivial appearance with angular lines and a distinctive form of the sides of the cargo hold. Until the middle pillar novelty repeats related crossover Pilot 3 generation, on the basis of which built. It is worth noting that some features inherited pickup inherited.
For example, a lockable trunk in the rear, where you can hide from prying eyes not big things or prevent uncontrolled movement of the platform during the ride. Tailgate swings or opens sideways – to someone and have it handy. Car Load capacity is 725 kg.
New Ridgeline from 2018-2019 Honda is equipped with a gasoline V-shaped “six” in volume of 3.5 liter mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The manufacturer has not yet announced the motor characteristics. According to preliminary data, the power will be at the level of 280-283 horsepower. Pick-up is available with front or full (with i-VTM4 system) drive. In the second case it is provided for the driver to choose wheel drive transmission modes depending on the type of pavement to the settings “Normal”, “Sand”, “Snow and Mud”.
Inside, 2018-2019 Honda Ridgeline has a multimedia system with 8-inch touch screen and technology Car Play / Android Auto, facilitating interaction with smartphones. The rear seat is divided in a ratio of 40:60, folded up the pillow. At the top of the range used by leather trim. One of the interesting options is to provide the audio output of 540 watts, designed for installation in a body. Thanks to her pickup becomes the center of the party outdoors.