ABOUT 2017 HONDA RIDGELINE
There were stories that the Honda Ridgeline pickup will be withdrawn from the market because of poor sales. Sales which in 2011 even dropped by about 40 percent. However, the manufacturer decided to fight with the competition, emerging new generation. This mid-sized truck first appeared in 2005 when was sold 42,593 copies. The next two years sales ranged in similar numbers until it came 2009. Then it was sold 33,875 pieces. Each following year, sales only declined, the production model Ridgeline went into minus. This year was sold only 654 pieces which is really worrying. But with a redesigned model expectations are increased, and therefore the hope in success.
2017 HONDA RIDGELINE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR DESIGN
The new Ridgeline pickup will be developed and produced in America. Will have a very important role and mission for the company Honda. Is set to lightweight platform which shares with the model Acura MDX. It will be available several variants of this truck. These are the RT, RTS and RTL especially the best of all SPORTS. The redesign was done vehicle, very modern with slanted lines and functional areas. Weight will be reduced through the use of new materials, while the chassis was strengthened. In this way, driving skills are enhanced as well as traction power. The front is equipped with an aggressive LED lights while the in lower part are mounted round fog lights. Good aerodynamics is the result of functional lines and a new style. Trailer gets all the best equipment as many very important detail. For people who choose to drive the truck usually have a good reason. In most cases, it’s a job. On the rear-view mirrors are set indicators, while windows are framed with chrome garnish.
Cabin will also get new forms, materials and equipment. It will be a functional space is very pleasant to drive. Beautifully arranged controls and digitalization seem ideal within. On the steering wheel are placed certain commands while a large control panel and is very clear. The central part occupies a large touch screen with all the functions. It is likely that to the driver will be available internet connection, a good audio player with many options, air conditioning, connecting external devices, voice commands, all the necessary telecommunications options and much more. As the materials, it will be a combination of leather, wood, chrome and high-quality plastic. It is left enough space for small items. The seats are comfortable, are adjusted electronically while the presence of heaters is still uncertain. Cabin can accommodate five passengers, as it is now. The entire space can be described as a traditional and expected.
2017 HONDA RIDGELINE ENGINE POWER
CITY / HWY mpg
3.5L V6 Earth Dream
6 or 9 Speed Automatic
15 / 21 mpg
The drive will be transferred to all four wheels.
SAFETY FEATURES FOR 2017 HONDA RIDGELINE
Like many off-road vehicles, the Honda Ridgeline will also get a very functional and high-quality security systems. The truck will be equipped with traction control, electronic stability control, airbags, ABS
COMPETITORS FOR 2017 HONDA RIDGELINE
Actually there are very high-quality trucks in its class, to which it belongs Honda Ridgeline. They are the same quality, functional and powerful. But the race for prestige will only begin. The main competitors are GMC Canyon, Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma.
RELEASE DATE AND PRICE FOR 2017 HONDA RIDGELINE
According to unofficial information, the new model Honda Ridgeline should appear at the end of this year. Of course, as a model for the year 2017. The price is still unknown, but the basic model will cost under $ 30,000.