2017 Honda Ridgeline Redesign and Release Date

2015 Chicago Auto Show is the place where the Honda company unveiled a new generation Pilot SUV. 2016 Honda Pilot was the star of Honda’s stand, but this event was also used to announce a 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup model. During the mentioned events in Chicago, the company showed several teaser drawings new generation Ridgeline.

The official premiere, 2017 Honda Ridgeline is scheduled for 2016, while the beginning of the sale is expected by the end of the same year. At present teaser sketches, shows that the new generation will experience significant changes and a complete redesign. Also, it was announced that the vehicle go through a process of significant improvement.


The present drawings do not show the clear insight into the redesign of the vehicle. However, Honda has promoted Ridgeline Baja Race Truck 2015 SEMA tuner in Las Vegas. This model provides insight into the look of the new 2017 Honda Ridgeline. The front of the vehicle and the roofline of this concept will be taken for the production model of the new generation. Also, Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck celebrates the return of the Japanese car manufacturer in off-road racing. This concept possesses a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with over 550 horsepower.

2017 Honda Ridgeline Improvements and Changes

To the development and improvement of 2017 Ridgeline,  2016 Honda Pilot SUV has a major influence. Upgraded systems and technology Pilot SUVs, will be taken over and for the new generation Ridgeline mid-size pickup truck models. Also, the new design vocabulary that is used in the Pilot SUV, will adorn the new Ridgeline. Compared to its predecessor, 2017 Honda Ridgeline will be at a higher level. Anticipated improvement and redesign, prove it. In a class of mid-size pickup, the new Ridgeline will be one of the leaders.

2017 Honda Ridgeline

Honda company, not long invested in this model. For this reason, the Ridgeline was pushed into the background, and its sales, marking a downward trend. Alarms are turned on and the company has decided to offer vehicles that the customers will want to own. Changes in design, which makes Ridgeline Baja Race Truck, are not the only ones. Compared to the current model, 2017 Honda Ridgeline gets bulkier redesigned wheel arches, as well as completely reimagined rear of the vehicle that will get integrated spoiler.

2017 model will have four doors, with greater comfort inside the cabin. Also, the vehicle gets new styling, a higher level of equipment, the better the main features, as well as a higher degree of usability. However, after the huge changes in the new generation, 2017 Ridgeline will retain the traditional look peculiar pickup truck models.

2017 Honda Ridgeline Specs

The engine of the new generation Honda Pilot SUV will be found under the hood and the new Ridgeline pickup models. It is a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine with direct injection. With this engine will be available two options gear transmission, 6-speed and 9-speed automatic transmission, as AWD. The new engine will raise vehicle performance to a higher level. Also, the fuel economy will be improved. All in all, 2017 Honda Ridgeline will be ready to satisfy the appetites of customers and to fulfill all the tasks.

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