2018 Honda Ridgeline Wallingford

Wallingford Honda Shoppers 2018 Honda Ridgeline Find Comfort And Sophistication In This Midsize

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is a great all-around midsize pickup. The Ridgeline is perfect for anyone who needs a light-duty truck that can tow and haul nice-sized payloads and who wants the comfort and sophistication of an SUV. Wallingford Honda drivers are sure to appreciate the versatility offered by the Honda Ridgeline.

The Ridgeline’s 2018 redesign saw the truck with a facelift that brought the styling in line with conventional pickups. The Ridgeline’s four-wheel independent suspension and unibody construction provide excellent handling.

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline seats five and comes in six trim levels, listed as RT, Sport, RTL, RTL-T, RTL-E and Black Edition. The RT is only offered with front-wheel drive, while the RTL-E and Black Edition are only available with all-wheel drive. The other trims can choose between front- and all-wheel drive.

Powering the 2018 Honda Ridgeline is a 3.5-liter V6 that generates 280 horses and 262 lb.-ft. of torque, connected to a six-speed automatic gearbox. The Ridgeline can haul 1,500 pounds, and has an impressive towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. Fuel economy is estimated by the EPA at 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway.*

The automotive press gives the 2018 Honda Ridgeline high marks, with Kelley Blue Book writing: “If you need a vehicle with a truck bed, but don’t want to drive something that, well, drives like a truck, then the 2018 Honda Ridgeline should be on your list. Its interior is far more refined than other midsize trucks, it offers excellent payload capacity, and it drives like an SUV.”

Standard features on the base RT trim include 18-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, a tow hitch, push-button start, power locks (including the tailgate), a 4.2-inch information screen, a stereo system with seven speakers and a USB port, a 5-inch display and Bluetooth.

The Sport trim adds foglights, remote engine start, body-color door and tailgate handles, gray-painted alloy wheels, automatic climate control with three zones, keyless entry and the HomeLink system.

The RTL gets leather seats, eight-way power-adjustable driver seats, heated front seats, and four-way power-adjustable passenger seats. All-wheel drive models get a noise-insulating windshield and heated outside mirrors.

The RTL-T gets all the features of the RTL, plus LED daytime running lights, a blind-spot camera, a stereo with an 8-inch touchscreen, satellite radio, HD radio, navigation, Apple Carplay and Android Audio, and three more USB ports.

The RTL-E comes with a host of advanced safety features a heated steering wheel, driver-seat memory settings, a sunroof, a front passenger armrest, LED headlights, parking sensors, LED cargo lights, a power outlet in the bed, power-sliding rear windows, and an upgraded audio setup with a speaker system in the truck bed.

The Black Edition gets the features of the RTL-E and adds black exterior paint, black-painted wheels, black trim, black leather seats with red accents, and a black headliner.

* All vehicle mileage based on 2018 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.