When you say you drive a pick-up truck, the first thing most people will think is that you don’t have a taste for sleek looking cars. Especially if you are in a Honda Ridgeline. Since its launch in 2005, it has had to keep up with other automakers for sales, even managing wins like the 2006 North America Truck of The Year, in Detroit. Their sales have not been good but they are planning a comeback. The new 2016 Honda Ridgeline will be introduced to the public at the end of next year. The company expects positive feedback and enthusiasm of all fans pickup trucks. The beginning of the sale is scheduled for early 2016, but all the details will be appearing soon.
2016 HONDA RIDGELINE: DESIGN AND EXTERIOR
So for the critics, wait till you see the 2016 Honda Ridgeline and your jaws will drop. Much is left to our imagination of how 2016 Honda Ridgeline will look like, but early sketches from their website looks promising. The designers have really done it this time I mean the truck looks car. The streamlined curvatures of the body just makes you feel like you are in a race car, and yet you still have enough sitting space for five passengers, and can be used for light-towing. This design, according to the producers, is meant to “advance form and function in the truck segment”. Expectations may include a closed box uni-body design with both excellent on and off road capabilities. The design of the truck promises more room under the bed, and a two way opening tailgate for easy loading and off loading.
Honda’s new pickup truck will have a redesigned grid as well as front and rear bumpers. All this will contribute to the modern look of the vehicle. The car will also provide comfort in each segment. This time the company has improved as well as functionality and comfort while driving.
2016 HONDA RIDGELINE: INTERIOR
The interior of the new 2016 Honda Ridgeline will be spacious and attractive. It is about a car with four doors with a capacity to transport 5 people. In addition to comfort, the car will offer new functions. The offer will include a number of trim levels. Instrument panel will be partially redesigned with neatly arranged buttons for various hi tech features. Higher levels of equipment will include advanced computer systems. It is important to emphasize that the basic level of equipment includes a rich hi tech features.
2016 HONDA RIDGELINE: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY
When it comes to the segment of the engine, do not expect any major changes. New 2016 Honda Ridgeline will run a 3.5-liter V6 engine that is able to generate speeds of up to 250 horsepower with 245 lb feet of torque. The engine will be connected to a 5 speed automatic transmission and will have the drive to all four wheels. The plan is also developing hybrid versions of the model which aims to be one of the most economical in the segment. Engineers are working on developing this version which is expected a lot.
Test drive has not been realized yet, so information about fuel efficiency have not been made by public. No matter, it is believed and expected that the fuel economy will be improved. This is always an important segment, and the company does not want there any omissions.
2016 Honda Ridgeline: Price, Release Date, Competitors
The release date of the new 2016 Honda Ridgeline is not yet available to the public, but it is expected that the new model could see the light of day in late 2015, the earliest. Information about price is not yet officially known. According to unofficial information, price of the new model could be around $ 38 000. All of you who are thinking about buying this vehicle category have every reason to wait for new 2016 Honda Ridgeline on the market. The largest competitors of 2016 Honda Ridgeline on the market are mentioned: Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon.