The 2020 Honda Ridgeline is a new form of the popular truck which will bring new order to the Japanese market. This truck is ideal for long distance journeys especially when it comes to the family people with many members. With standard AWD this model will most likely be used in more ways. This model will offer wider specter of possibilities regarding the infotainment system and engine. One of the most interesting novelties is introducing a new hybrid engine which will set a new standard.
Although it hasn’t been spotted yet, the new arrival shouldn’t be much different than the current one. New mechanic advantages will definitely make an entrance for USA market which roads are more suitable for this kind of truck. The most important trim is the Type-R unit which will look like the most perfect updated unit in the last ten years. Design of overall concept will definitely mark this generation as very futuristic with the latest technology.
2020 Honda Ridgeline – Engine Specs, Hybrid
The new 2020 Honda Ridgeline will offer AWD with improved engine performance and the first model with a hybrid option. The new Ridgeline will have a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 6-speed transmission, and the V6 motor is one of the best choices. Regarding the stronger towing capacity, the main reason is improving fuel efficiency. However, there is the possibility of low range gearing, and ground clearance may be different than previous, it can be limiting the perfect driving.
The new hybrid motor will use some variation of the two-motor hybrid system. It is not certain yet, but there is a chance to introduce upgraded an Atkinson cycle of the 2.0-liter engine. A 181-hp motor pairs electric battery for the hybrid system, which will finally give over 212-hp. The updated setup scheme will be used in a new prototype of Ridgeline truck. Another possibility for engine option is turbocharged powertrain as the 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine but is not officially confirmed by the company. The new motor is gaining nice fuel economy 19-mpg city and 26-highway, and the hybrid version should be giving over 30-mpg highway. Towing capacity will go up to 5000 pounds which is very impressive. The performance will be smooth and comfortable and efficient on many occasions.
2020 Honda Ridgeline – Design
The interior design of new 2020 Honda Ridgeline will have similar features a starting with climate control, infotainment system, gadgets, and switches. Storage compartment between front seats is very comfortable. Cargo space is bigger with enough room for a bike for exp. Exterior will have a more traditional appearance with strict lines comparing to the previous model, and other stylish details on front. In-bed trunk is available and 2-way tailgate without distraction.
2020 Honda Ridgeline is an ideal choice if you looking for the high luxurious truck which will bring you features upgraded to the maximum. Interior is spacious with many advantages. However, this truck will come with one cabin and one-bed length. This model will eventually take some redesign, but before launching all we can is a guess. New Ridgeline will set new standards for traveling which is the most important thing to the family truck. The base Honda Ridgeline package offers standard equipment like an SUV, with a boxy appearance with futuristic lines. According to some reviews, the dimensions are bigger and it fits more for the open road.
Interior of the new Ridgeline will also include hill-start assist, rearview camera, push-button start, air conditioning with filtration and 200-watt audio system with a two USB port available. With Intelligent Traction Management, the Honda Sensing package will be complete in order to give the most luxurious impression. The optional equipment will offer leather materials on RTL models, with the acoustic windshield. Also, RTL-T models will combine with navigation, truck-bed audio and Honda Sensing offer of active-safety features with the collision-mitigation braking system and active cruise control.
2020 Honda Ridgeline Price
The start price for the base model of 2020 Honda Ridgeline will be near $29,900. The final definition of price is still unknown. But, for further notice, there is a rumor about the hybrid price which is heading to $42,000. The separate Black Edition will start with the price of $44,000 with all-wheel drive on disposable. Comparing to previous models, this hybrid model is going to be most upgraded of them all. With the latest technology and infotainments system, even the base unit is promising. New Ridgeline is becoming an opponent worth the attention with an attraction which easily recognizable. Some opponents will try to offer a similar price with not so refreshed lineups, like Toyota Tacoma and GMC Canyon.