As there was excellent growth in sales for Honda Ridgeline 2013 model, it has been decided by the company to refresh the model somewhat for the sake of continuing the sale success. The new model for 2014 is expected to be released in November. As the time comes, a really special edition is expected to hit the market. An announcement has been made by Honda that the future models of this will get more attention for the sake of making it more competitive against others.
There won’t be any redesign in 2014 Honda Ridgeline compared to the predecessor, and the visual changes will be minimal. Biggest noticeable change will be observed in form of the trim’s expansion as well as other technical features. Hence the upcoming model will feature the trucks having boxy body, spacious cabin, excellent handling and will be able to accommodate as many as five adults quite comfortably.
2014 Honda Ridgeline specs
As far as the specs are concerned, the 2014 Honda Ridgeline will deliver 5,000 pounds tow rating at most together with half ton payload rating. The truck features quite a few innovative specifications including big in-bed trunk as well as dual action tailgate for having ease of access. All the models of Ridgeline feature built-in camera for the rearview and this makes the parking considerably easier. The offer will include 4 trim levels that include: RT, RTS, best equipped RTL version and Sport. The price for this model also varies depending on level of the trim.
Review of 2014 Honda Ridgeline
Quite similar to the predecessor of this truck, the 2014 Honda Ridgeline will also run VTEC V-6 SOHC 3.5 liter engine. The engine is capable of producing 250 hp as well as a torque of 247 lb-ft. The engine is also combined with 5-speed automatic transmission which is electronically controlled. The VTM-4 all-wheel drive fully automatic system offers confident operation during rain, ice and snow. Furthermore, it also improves the towing and on-road performance as the torque is distributed to all the wheels. Fuel economy of the 2014 Honda Ridgeline is also estimated to be 21 mpg on highway, 15 mpg in city and when combined it is 17 mpg.
Release date and price
As it is stated earlier the market will see a Special Edition in November. This vehicle features a set that includes 18-inch wheels of alloy, marks of the Special Edition, headlights with black housing, front grille with black honeycomb, interior featuring black leather, reversing camera and satellite navigation. The drive is also superb due to the heavy-duty engine. The vehicle will be priced at $ 37,505. Considering all the ins and outs of the wonderful Honda Ridgeline, the price is very reasonable and matches best to its specifications.
2014 Ridgeline test drive
Furthermore, this Special Edition will be introduced in 3 different colors that include Crystal Black, Taffeta White and Alabaster Silver.