2020 Honda Ridgeline Changes, Engine

The 2020 Honda Ridgeline is a midsize pickup truck that delivers great comfort and astonishing driving manners. This pickup is versatile it offers average tow rating and all-wheel drive system. There are numerous trim levels and safety rating is more than good.

If you are looking for a truck with an SUV-like ride and class-leading payload numbers then the Ridgeline is the best option. The upcoming model will remain the same, however, higher trim levels gained more standard features such as power moonroof.

2020 Honda Ridgeline front

2020 Honda Ridgeline comes with a sharper look

The new 2020 Honda Ridgeline shares basically nothing with its predecessor. Honda replaced an old-fashioned look for a more modern pickup design. The exterior looks clean and upscale, and the front end shares some features such as bumper and grille with the Civic model. The front part looks squared, turn signals are mounted into the lower fascia, just like the fog lights and air inlet.

A three-bar front grille features chrome accents while the squared looks continue to the side also. The side features few accent lines that run above the door handles and are giving new Ridgeline sharper look. At the rear, the tailgate comes in one piece of metal and bed offers lockable storage that is perfect for hiding large stuff.

2020 Honda Ridgeline interior

2020 Honda Ridgeline interior is comfy

The interior of an all-new 2020 Honda Ridgeline is almost the same as the Honda Pilot’s interior. That is not a bad thing, of course, uniqueness does not exist, but on the other hand, the interior is very modern and upscale. Everything inside the cabin is logically arranged, and that includes climate and audio control and numerous other controls.

Higher trim levels are offering Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, the ventilation is improved and a new feature is a power-sliding rear window. There is room for up to five passengers and cargo space is good, especially with the rear seats folded flat. A power moonroof is now a standard feature and 2020 Ridgeline offers great safety system. An active cruise control, forward-collision warning, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring are all standard, while there are even more amenities marked as optional.

2020 Honda Ridgeline engine

2020 Honda Ridgeline engine options

Latest Honda’s pickup will arrive with a single engine option. A 3.5-liter V6 unit will power new 2020 Honda Ridgeline. This mill is capable of producing up to 280 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque.

A 6-speed automatic transmission is available and all-wheel-drive configuration is optional. This drivetrain sports a direct injection system and cylinder deactivation system.

Fuel economy and towing space

Thanks to that, a fuel economy is better and 2020 Honda Ridgeline has 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Towing capacity is rated at 5,000 pounds. Optionally, an Intelligent Traction Management system is available and it offers numerous driving modes for difficult terrains such as mud or sand.

2020 Honda Ridgeline rear

2020 Honda Ridgeline price and release date

The base 2020 Honda Ridgeline model starts at $31,000. Sport model will cost $35,000 and Black Edition around $45,000. An all-wheel-drive setup adds another $2000 and the overall prices are slightly above Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma. The new Ridgeline model will go on sale in the first quarter of 2019.

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