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Honda Ridgeline 2021

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is ready to release in early 2021 with a ambitious remodel that displays its rugged and flexible pickup truck capabilities. Equally at domestic on dust and dust-strewn trails as it's far at the dual carriageway or twisting mountain roads, the 2021 Ridgeline capabilities trendy V6 strength, elegance-main journey and dealing with, the segment's biggest indoors for passengers and gear, a brilliantly flexible mattress, and the great trendy AWD version payload potential.

"Truck fanatics have lengthy identified Ridgeline as an extremely flexible and succesful pickup, and now it is were given the rugged appears to match," stated Art St. Cyr, vp of Auto Operations for American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "The Ridgeline indicators a brand new route for our light-truck designs, one which extra efficaciously communicates all of the tough paintings that is going into making Honda pickups and SUVs such talented on- and off-avenue performers."

Exterior Redesign

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline capabilities all-new sheet metallic from the the front roof pillars forward. Design adjustments consist of a brand new hood wearing a suggested strength bulge, and new the front fenders that emphasize the squared-off nostril and extra upright grille, flanked via way of means of LED headlights up to date for higher illumination. Atop the grille is a crossbar that bisects the headlight lenses - gloss black on Sport trims and Black edition, chrome on RTL and RTL-E. Below, a brand new the front bumper highlights the sturdiness of the brand new Ridgeline's layout and provides huge aspect vents that path air via the bumper and across the the front tires and wheels, growing air curtains to enhance aerodynamic performance. The frame colour is likewise prolonged farther down the the front bumper, and a outstanding skid plate emphasizes Ridgeline's hard new look. In back, a reshaped bumper exposes competitive new dual exhaust outlets.

All trims characteristic harder searching 18-inch wheels with backspacing decreased 10 mm, growing music width a complete of 20 mm and lending the Ridgeline a broader, extra planted stance, strengthened via way of means of all-season tires with a brand new, extra competitive sidewall and shoulder layout.

For the ones seeking to take Ridgeline's dynamic new styling to the following level, a brand new package deal created in collaboration with Honda Performance Development (HPD) solutions the call. The new HPD Package provides a completely unique grille treatment, black fender flares, competitive bronze-coloured wheels, and unique HPD snap shots at the mattress walls. Part of a brand new organization of post-manufacturing options (PPO), the package deal may be to be had on all Ridgeline trims and is one in all 4 new PPO applications that consist of Utility, Function and Function+ applications.

Interior Upgrades

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline's spacious cabin, which gives pinnacle-elegance passenger consolation and rear-seat legroom, gets an up to date Display Audio device with crisp new snap shots, easier-to-use touchscreen icons, and a bodily extent knob. In addition, Ridgelines in Sport trim upload new material seat inserts, all trims get new comparison sewing at the seats, and Sport, RTL and RTL-E trims have new dash, guidance wheel and middle console accents. Ridgeline's flat ground and foldaway 60/40-cut up rear seat bottoms preserve to provide improved flexibility for wearing lengthy and tall objects withinside the cabin.

Fully Automatic Torque-Vectoring AWD

Standard on each 2021 Honda Ridgeline is a 280-horsepower, three.5-liter direct-injected VTEC® V6 sponsored via way of means of a clean and responsive 9-velocity automated transmission. Available on Sport and RTL, and trendy on RTL-E and Black Edition, is Ridgeline's i-VTM4® torque-vectoring all-wheel pressure device, which routinely sends as much as 70 percentage of the engine's 262 lb.-ft. of torque to the rear wheels and constantly apportions one hundred percentage of that torque among the left and proper rear wheels primarily based totally on riding situations at every wheel. The Intelligent Traction Dynamics System, trendy on all Ridgelines, optimizes strength shipping and distribution for numerous situations which includes snow and pavement for 2WD models, even as Ridgelines prepared with i-VTM4® get extra selectable modes for dust and sand.

Ridgeline-Exclusive Platform Design

Underpinning its fantastic packaging, hauling and riding individual is Ridgeline's unit-frame creation, providing Honda's proprietary Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) frame shape and completely boxed body contributors for the frame facets and rear tailgate body with truss-fashion internal creation, plus a strong completely impartial rear suspension. This specific creation will pay dividends with uncompromised journey consolation and dealing with on paved roads, even as helping a great-in-AWD elegance trendy 1,580-pound payload potential and as much as 5,000-pound towing potential.

Ridgeline's extra-extensive stance permits an extra-extensive trendy mattress, making it the simplest truck in its elegance which could flat-bring 4-foot extensive objects, inclusive of plywood and drywall, among the wheel wells. Based at the packaging performance of its unibody creation and impartial rear suspension, Ridgeline additionally comes trendy with a washable, lockable In-Bed Trunk®, supplying an extra 7.three cu.-ft. of steady garage area beneathneath the mattress ground.

Ridgeline's versatility as a shipment-hauling platform is improved via way of means of its Dual-Action Tailgate, which opens downward or to the aspect, making get entry to to shipment and the In-Bed Trunk® a snap. The tailgate can deal with dynamic hundreds of as much as three hundred kilos, helping lengthy payloads inclusive of bikes and ATVs. Inside the mattress are 8 trendy tie-down cleats rated at 350-kilos every, for securing hundreds, and the mattress is built of glass fiber-strengthened SMC composite that resists dents and scratches with out the want for a separate mattress liner.

An to be had In-Bed Audio device makes use of 4 "exciters" to show Ridgeline's whole mattress into an outside speaker (RTL-E and up trims). Combined with its Dual Action Tailgate and In-Bed Trunk, that could do double obligation as an ice-stuffed cooler, Ridgeline is a remarkable tailgating companion.

Safety & Driver-Assistive Technology

Ridgeline comes trendy with the Honda Sensing®, providing Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).

The 2021 Ridgeline objectives pinnacle-elegance collision protection rankings from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which includes an NCAP 5-supermegacelebrity Overall Vehicle Score, a GOOD score in all IIHS collision tests, and a SUPERIOR IIHS score for the front crash prevention.

Design and Manufacturing

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline turned into designed and advanced via way of means of Honda R&D Americas in California and Ohio, and is synthetic in conjunction with its V6 engine on the Honda plant in Lincoln, Alabama the usage of home and globally-sourced parts. For the 4th immediately year, the Ridgeline ranked withinside the pinnacle 10 withinside the 2020 American Made Index.