Honda Ridgeline has amassed a large fan following over the decade it has been in production. This large group has fans have been eagerly awaiting the launch of the brand new 2016 Honda Ridgeline. This pickup truck is probably one of the most popular and successful models since its launch in 2005. One of the reasons that it has been appreciated by buyers is its clean lines which are very different from the designs of competitor vehicles. Another reason is that it is truly one of the most efficient vehicles on the road. In 2016, people can expect a major overhaul to make the car even better than it is.
|Engine||3.5 i V6 24V (247 Hp)|
|Fuel tank volume||100 l|
Honda Ridgeline Review
It was recently announced that the new model will be released after a delay of at least one year in order to redesign the car is the best possible manner. It is only now that we can finally see a sketch of the new model through which we can assume what it will be like. In terms of design, we will be able to notice slightly rounded physical dimensions which can be noticed from the front of the automobile. The roofline is a bit longer but yet is still not protected. These are the first few observations that can be noticed in the new car based on the sketches.
According to Honda, the pickup will comfortable combine fresh, new, upscale design elements with the efficiency and high performance that it is known for. One of their main reasons for doing so is to raise the price slightly to generate a higher profit margin than before. The good news is that plenty of the distinctive features that we love will be maintained in the new model. The platform will stay as uniform as before.
The look of the new vehicle will also be slightly tougher than before.
2016 Honda Ridgeline Design and Interior
Some of the exterior features that will be added include a brand new grill that is rectangular in shape. A contemporary chrome trimming will also be added. Although, it has not been announced, most probably a lot of LED technology will come into play. This will cause an increase in battery life without harming the performance. Although, the changes are supposed to improve the look of the automobile, the car will still be able to travel on the hardest terrains. The addition of a fifth seat is also one feature that was demanded by a lot of families. This car is definitely a great buy for people who have to travel long distances and those who want an all-in-one vehicle which they can use for their daily chores as well as for going off-road when the time comes.
The powertrain has not yet been identified, but it is assumed to be 3.5L V6. It might have the capacity to provide up to 250 horsepower. The standard 6-speed automatic transmission is another spec that might be available. There is also the chance of having a hybrid model available. The release date of this automobile is expected to be announced within the next two years. The cost should not exceed $38,000, but it is too soon to tell.