2017 Honda Ridgeline release date

Pickups have always been a strong suit for Honda Motors. During the latest Chicago Auto Show, Honda was able to reveal their latest innovation in the market of pickup trucks – the 2017 Honda Ridgeline. Many specialists are already busy saying that this latest new generation 2017 model from the Ridgeline franchise of Honda is an extremely efficient vehicle when it comes to general features of a standard pickup truck. Honda aims to improve several aspects of their pickup in this particular model – starting from its visuals, its performance specs, as well as its utility aspects.

2017 Honda Ridgeline front

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Engine Specs

Engines have always been a strong suit for the manufacturers of this vehicle. So, Honda has plans to introduce a new line of engines to their pickup variants, and it will start with this 2017 Honda Ridgeline. This new line of engines include a 3.5 LITER “Earth Dreams” direct injected V6 cylinder unit that is coupled alongside a standard 6 speed or an optional 9 speed auto gear box module. Till now, there have been no mentions of any other type of engine variant, but several rumors suggest that a hybrid variant might come into place during later stages of production.

As far as power specs are concerned, this unit can produce a maximum of 250 HP of power, along with 245 lbs. feet of max torque. There are chances that Honda decides a fuel efficient variant for 2017 Honda Ridgeline with this spec list.

2017 Honda Ridgeline rear

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Redesign Exterior and Interior

Honda has never been shy about getting what they wanted as far as cars are concerned. Since this pickup is the start of a new generation of pickup trucks, so Honda has really incorporated some stunning redesign features in it. With respect to its current model, this 2017 version will have a modified interior design as well as a completely different fascia. Now, let’s talk about its exterior and interior design.

  • This model shows an aggressive exterior design with improvements to lighting features. New LED head and tail lights have been integrated.
  • Extra cargo space has been added due to the decreased ride height. This 2017 Honda Ridgeline highlights a brand new grille design, with the scope for new body colors as well.
  • In addition to that, interior body specs are also very impressive. A new central console has been added, with new navigation tech, wireless connectivity and other entertainment systems.
  • Cabin features will also improve, with an improved passenger capacity as well as adequate head and leg room.

2017 Honda Ridgeline interior

Apart from great interior features, a new tailgate will be incorporated with a side-spilt configuration.

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Release Date and Price

Since this is a 2017 Honda Ridgeline, so chances are that it would not be released anytime soon. In addition to that, its estimated release date will be revealed during Detroit Auto Show in 2016. Meanwhile, there has been absolutely no report available on the pricing features of this 2017 Honda Ridgeline. You will have to wait till the end of 2015 for Honda to release some valuable pricing information about this amazing pickup truck.

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