2013 Honda Ridgeline-A Review

0 comments, 05/10/2012, by , in Auto Reviews, Honda

It’s back! Yes it is back with improved styling and advanced features, features that will impress you from deep inside. We are talking about Honda Ridgeline, Honda transformed it with latest features and tried to introduce a unique vehicle in Pick-Up Truck segment. 2013 Honda Ridgeline is equipped with many “nail biting” features that will make you desperate for its drive.


Highlights of 2013 Honda Ridgeline

  • Spacious interior that offers a comfortable ride
  • Improved Towing Capacity
  • Huge In-Bed Truck with Double Action
  • Tough Body

Specifications of Available Models

1.Honda Ridgeline RT

  • Keyless entry
  • Steel Wheels (17-inch)
  • Steering Wheels with Tilt function
  • Cruise Control
  • Rear Window with Power Sliding Feature
  • Trailer Hitc

2.Honda Ridgeline Sport

  • Aluminum Wheels (18-inch)
  • Headlights (black)
  • Fog Lights
  • Steering Wheel wrapped in leather
  • All season floor mats
  • Distinctive Black Honey Comb Grille

3.Honda Ridgeline RTS

  • Aluminum Wheels (17-inch)
  • Power adjustable driver seat (8-ways)
  • Automatic Climate Control (dual-zone)
  • Rear Privacy Glass
  • All season floor mats

4.Honda Ridgeline RTL

  • Aluminum Wheels (18-inch)
  • Power Moonroof
  • Fog Lights
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Ambient lighting effects in Console
  • Satellite Linked Navigation System

Engine at its Best

2013 Honda Ridgeline is powered by 3.5L SOHC VTEC V6 engine that delivers 250hp and Torque of 257lb-ft. Its electronically controlled automatic transmission (5-speed) is loaded with Grade Logic Control that will support you while moving on steep or slope.

Automatic Variable Torque Management System

Wow! Automatic VTM-4 is just too good for vehicles, this amazing system will assist you to drive comfortably on ice, mud, snow and rain. This 4-wheel drive system will always remain your powerful support in tough driving conditions. Instrument Panel features VTM-4 button that will help you to take full control of the rear wheels in 1st and 2nd gear.

EPA Ratings

City : 15mpg

Highway : 21mpg

Combines : 17mpg

Exterior and Appearance

The Ridgeline is best for rough and patchy roads, its exterior reflects the performance that it can deliver in rough climates and uncertain road situations.

Salient exterior features are;

  • Up to date athletic design
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Big Side Mirrors
  • Double Action Tailgate

Interior and Safety

2013 Honda Ridgeline is more spacious as compare to other Pick Up Trucks, engineers tried their best to make a comfortable Pick Up and special attention has been paid to the driver seat so that driver can drive carefully and comfortably.

Following are some prominent interior and safety features;

  • Big one Multifunction Console
  • Rear seats with 60/40 split configuration
  • 3 flexible LATCH positions to safely place children on the rear seats
  • SRS airbags for front passengers
  • Active head restrains on front seats
  • Vehicle Stability Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring system

Rear View Camera

One great feature of the 2013 Honda Ridgeline is its built-in Rear view camera that will be available as a standard feature on all models. This feature is good enough to support your aggressive driving style especially if you often reverse your vehicle with carefree nature. The rear view camera will support you to reverse your favorite Ridgeline without any obstruction.

Ideal for Towing

2013 Honda Risgeline is ideal for towing, the following equipment will facilitate you to conveniently use this pick up for towing purpose;

  • Integrated tow hitching
  • Oil coolers
  • Dual Radiator Fans
  • Heavy Duty Brakes
  • Wiring Harness

MSRP

MSRP of the 2013 Honda Ridgeline is $29,350 USD

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