2017 Honda Ridgeline Review And Release Date
2017 Honda ridgeline is a part of second generations that use the new crossover platform. This is called as Honda’s global light truck platform. It takes lots of features after Honda Pilot. Furthermore, the manufacturer implements ACE body structures in this car. These structures are supposed for being implemented in future model, too. In other words, this car has unibody design. With these deigns, the manufacturer hopes that it could be better meet demand of the customers. This truck car is for those who need crossover and want use it on the daily basis. This is extraordinary truck on many ways.
2017 Honda Ridgeline Exterior And Interior
Although this car is second generation car, this Ridgeline gets various features of first one. As many favorite fans compare it with Honda Pilot version, the similarities are subtle. The 2017 Honda ridgeline exterior is equipped with some features such as air inlets, LED daytime running light, and fog lamp. There is also front fascia face larger horizontal grille with the logo that is placed in the centers. Both grilles and headlight are chromed slightly. Absolutely, there are recognizable dual action tailgates which could be opened either swinging out or pivoting down.
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Actually, this is really hard to tell the differences between the Interior of Honda Ridgeline and Pilot. However, as you take closer looks you will see easily that the dashboards are modified slightly. Also, its shifters are biggest differences. As all vehicles this year, the 2017 Honda ridgeline interior comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto System. As it comes to the spaces, you have to worry because the rear seats have lots of rooms.
2017 Honda Ridgeline Drivetrain
This new car takes lots of thing after Pilot and engine equipment is just one of them. It means we will see 3.5 liter i-VTEC six-cylinder. Yet, the previous models of Pilot get improved versions of this 2017 Honda ridgeline engine. In others word, there are direct fuel injections which are added as additional torque and power. It means this 2017 Ridgeline comes with output about 280 horsepower and 262 lb ft of the torque.
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2017 Honda Ridgeline Fuel Economies
A part from towing capacity and power, fuel consumptions are biggest issue of this vehicle. However, the EPA rating of this car depends on driving systems. There are 2 available driving forms; those are four-wheel drive and front-wheel drive. The rating of EPA for first one stands about 19/26/22 mpg when the second is estimated around 18/25/21 mpg. Generally, fuel consumptions are much better than last years and many customers expert that there are rooms for more improvements. Perhaps, it will score better with manual transmission systems which Honda probably considers implementing manual gearboxes in future model.
2017 Honda Ridgeline Release Date And Price
Based on the various reliable sources, the estimated prices of this vehicle are started around $30,000. Yet, there will be seven trim levels and for top trim will cost nearly $43,000. Unluckily, there are no reliable information related to the release dates but this 2017 Honda ridgeline must be launched sometime this year. By this, you should stay tune with its official website in order to know the latest information about the releases.