2017 Honda Ridgeline
Pickup trucks are not known for being the most comfortable ride but the 2017 Honda Ridgeline provides an unmatched level of comfort and luxury. When sitting in this game changing vehicle you get all the comforts of a luxurious car while packing a ton of power to haul and tow cargo. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline’s unibody construction lends it strength and durability essential for a truck.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline also features a uniquely designed cargo bed. It is one of the widest and longest beds, perfect for carrying a lot of cargo. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is a versatile truck that has something to offer to everybody. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is available for sale in St. Joseph, MO, to the residents of Liberty, MO; Excelsior Springs, MO; Kansas City, KS; Kansas City, MO; and Shawnee, KS, and to the wider Kansas and Missouri communities.
MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $940.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
3.5 Liter V6
The NHTSA and IIHS have not yet released any ratings for the 2017 Honda Ridgeline. But since it’s very similar in design and appearance to the Honda Pilot, it is highly likely that it will do exceptional well on all types of crash tests.
Nearly all models are equipped with high-quality safety features that keep you protected on the road. Some of the standard features on the 2017 Honda Ridgeline include a rearview camera, airbags, blind-spot monitoring, traction control, stability control. Hill start assist, multi-angle camera, and Bluetooth connectivity.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is a perfect mid-size truck that is capable of the general commute as well as handling moderate tow weights. Its powerful V6 engine will not disappoint and is guaranteed to perform time and again over its life without any hiccups. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is one of a kind truck that all its competitors can only dream to match.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is not intended for heavy loads but can effectively tow and handle moderate cargo. If you are looking for an efficient, powerful, and comfortable tow truck that is capable of towing boats or hauling heavy wooden beams for construction then the 2017 Honda Ridgeline is perfect for you.
It carries a 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine can generate 280 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque. The Ridgeline is great at accelerating; it can go 0 to 60 in a mere 8 seconds. Thanks to the high-grade transmission and exceptional suspension the Ridgeline is extremely comfortable.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline can easily tow 5,000 lbs. when equipped with 4WD. The front-wheel configuration will get you 3,500 lbs. of towing capacity.
All models of the Ridgeline are equipped with trailer sway control, hill-start, stability control, and a rearview camera for additional safety. Considering the solid performance and valuable safety features of the Ridgeline, it is perhaps the best truck in its class.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline can carry 4 passengers. It is a midsize pickup truck that is offered in the crew cab body style. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is available in 7 different trims. The trim levels are the Black Edition, RTL-E, RT-L, RTL-T, RT, Sport, and RTS. The Black Edition and RTL-E models are only available in 4WD, while the other models can also be chosen in the front wheel drive configuration.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline uses a 3.5-liter V6 engine that can generate 280 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque. The V6 engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The pairing of the V6 engine with the automatic transmission proves to be highly effective.
The base model RT is equipped with alloy wheels measuring 18 inches, a steering wheel with telescoping and tilt feature, cruise control, power locks, air-conditioning, a tow hitch, push-button ignition, a 4.2-inch driver display, a 7-speaker audio system, a rearview camera, USB port, and a 5-inch screen interface.
With the RTS model, you get keyless access, body-colored handles, foglights, remote ignition, tri-zone automatic climate control, and Homelink system.
The Sport model is identically equipped as the RTS model except with interior footwell lighting, alloy wheels with gray paint, and black exterior trim.
The unique features on the RTL model include heated front seats, leather upholstery, 8-way power customizable driver seat, 4-way customizable passenger seat, and an armrest. The 4WD models have heated side mirrors and an acoustic windshield.
The RT-L model has all the features of the RT model. Additional features on the RT-L model include a blind spot monitoring system, lane departure alert, 8-inch touchscreen, HD radio, a navigation system, premium audio system, 3 USB ports, Android Auto smartphone integration and Apple CarPlay. At this point, you have one of the most technologically advanced cabins available at this low price point.
The RTL-E has some high-level safety equipment. The unique features on the RTL-E include cruise control, collision detection, automatic emergency brakes, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure alert, cross traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring. Other unique features on the RTL-E include a sunroof, driver memory setting, LED headlights, a heated steering wheel, parking sensors, an armrest in the front passenger seat, sliding rear windows, LED cargo lights, power outlet, and a premium sound system.
The Black Edition is essentially same as the RTL-E except for black body paint, black wheels, black accents and red-stitched leather seats.
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline has a refined interior and an exterior that now fits perfectly into Honda’s truck lineup. It shares some style elements with the Colorado, Tacoma, and Frontier.
The new and improved design of the 2017 Honda Ridgeline gives it a distinct personality that makes it instantly recognizable on the road. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline takes a lot of cues from the Pilot SUV. It is only offered in a crew-cab body style with 4 doors. The Ridgeline has a very conventional look that avoids any clutter or unnecessary showmanship.
The Ridgeline has a unibody construction that gives it the durability and rigidity necessary of a powerful truck. There is tough glass behind the rear seats that lets you keep an eye on the cargo in the back. The front is small and rounded. The headlights sit right at the edge of the hood and have a V shape that wraps towards the fenders. The front grille is small and inconspicuous and does not dominate the entire front fascia. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline has a straight roofline that meets the back perfectly.
Inside, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline has an uncluttered, classy dashboard with vinyl upholstery in the lower trims and leather decking in the higher models. The dash has a two-tone design that adds another dimension of beauty to the cabin. The touchscreen display sits high on the dash, offering a clean view for the driver and passengers. The steering wheel has some basic controls as well so that the driver can gain easy access to them. There are two cupholder spaces near the automatic gearstick.
Interior and Storage
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline packs in a lot of utility. Its comfortable cabin and exceptional bed design help it stand apart from the rest of the crowd. The Ridgeline has a 210-inch length and a 125.2-inch wheelbase.
The cabin is very spacious and has a lot of similarities to the Honda Pilot. The interior of the Ridgeline is far better equipped than all other competitors. The cabin is free of any grating noises, and the engine remains very quiet even when hauling heavy weights.
The seats on the Ridgeline have a satisfactory design that feels comfortable even on long trips. There are a lot of clever storage cabins, compartments, and bins hidden in the interior where you can store your electronic devices. Passengers in the back don’t have to squeeze in their legs to get comfortable. The spacing between the seats is perfect and passengers get a lot of headroom and legroom.
The bed on the 2017 Honda Ridgeline has unique dimensions that make the most of the available space. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is a midsize truck that is equipped with a 63-inch bed. The bed is durable and can handle any bumps and knocks when carrying heavy loads. You also get tie downs in the bed that can be used to secure different types of cargo.
You also get a built-in cooler under the bed that can easily hold weather-sensitive cargo. The cooler trunk can also be used as a weather resistant trunk to carry or transfer loads. The bed also features a 400-watt power outlet than can used to rig up high-quality speakers.
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The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is currently for sale in St. Joseph, MO, perfect for driving the streets of Leavenworth, KS; Excelsior Springs, MO; Lansing, KS; Kansas City, KS; Maryville, MO; and Kansas City, MO.
 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
MPG ratings Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.