2017 Honda Ridgeline: A Review

2017 Honda Ridgeline Santa Ana

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline has been making headlines in the world of pickup trucks with its unique tailgate and other innovative features. The Ridgeline is unlike any other pickup on the market in Santa Ana. This all-new model makes it capable on any terrain or with a heavy trailer. It is even among the most efficient in its segment.

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Engine and Power

Every single 2017 Ridgeline runs on the same 3.5-liter V6 engine. Although that may not seem like much compared to some full-size pickups, the Ridgeline’s medium size means it doesn’t actually require more. This is the first Ridgeline to offer front-wheel drive in addition to the option of all-wheel drive, which used to be standard. It has a 6-speed automatic transmission. Compared to other V6 gas trucks in the segment, the Ridgeline is more efficient, getting up to 19 mpg* in the city, 26* on the highway, and 22* combined.

2017 Ridgeline Capabilities

To make the Ridgeline more capable, it has a range of driver-selectable terrain settings for Sand, Mud, Snow, and Normal conditions. Changing the settings will adjust the sensitivity of the throttle, traction control, stability control intervention thresholds, front/rear power split, and transmission shift timing. The power split can be adjusted between 100 percent of the power in the front and as much as 70 percent in the rear. Among midsize pickups, the Ridgeline has the best maximum all-wheel-drive payload of 1,584 pounds. All-wheel drive versions can also tow as much as 5,000 pounds when you opt for the pigtail, 7-pin trailer light socket, and 2-inch receiver trailer hitch.

Ridgeline Interior Features

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is available in seven different trim levels, each of which strikes its own balance of affordability and features. Every model comes with things like a 60/40 split and lift-up rear seat featuring under-seat storage and a multi-angle rearview camera. Higher trims also have leather upholstery, parking sensors, advanced safety systems, ambient interior lighting, navigation, and an 8-inch touchscreen.

Find out why all the drivers in Santa Ana, California, are excited about the all-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline. Visit Freeway Honda to learn more or take this unique pickup truck for a test drive.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.