With the introduction of the new generation 2016 Honda Pilot SUV, Honda company announced a new generation of its Ridgeline pickup truck model. The new Pilot SUV was presented at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show and on this occasion, it is shown, several teaser drawings 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup models.
2017 Honda Ridgeline will have an official premiere during the year 2016. Beginning of sales is expected by the end of the same year, at the latest, in early 2017. The new generation of Honda’s pickup model was announced with a large number of advancing and with complete redesign. The company announces a fierce battle in the market segment pickup models. Also, is expected to set new standards in the class of mid-size pickup truck models.
2017 Honda Ridgeline – Improvement and Specs
Great influence on a new generation Ridgeline model has mentioned 2016 Honda Pilot SUV. The new Pilot is presented with a complete redesign, improved systems of the new generation, as well as new powertrain. Design ‘language’, used in the new Pilot SUV, will be applied at the 2017 Ridgeline.
2017 Honda Ridgeline will be much more modern and more improved model, compared to the current generation. The company has not significantly improved this pickup in the past. This led to a huge drop in sales and diminished interest in this model. For this reason, Honda has decided to offer customers a completely new, modern and upgraded Ridgeline pickup for the 2017 year.
Teaser drawings, which were presented at the 2015 Chicago Motor Show, revealing details of a new vehicle design. Differences between the 2017 Ridgeline and the current model are huge. The new generation will characterized bulkier redesigned fenders, as well as completely reimagined the rear of the vehicle that will get integrated spoiler. The vehicle will have four doors, a space in the cabin will provide more comfort. In addition to major reversals, 2017 Ridgeline retains the traditional look peculiar pickup truck models, with a higher degree of usability. The vehicle is characterized by a completely new styling, the main features are lifted to a higher level.
2017 Honda Ridgeline – Engine
The similarities 2016 Honda Pilot and Honda Ridgeline 2017 model, not only related to the design. Specifically, the new Ridgeline will run the same engine, which was introduced in the new Pilot SUV. The new engine will significantly improve the performance of the vehicle. 2017 Ridgeline will run the 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine with direct injection. With this engine will be available two options gears, 6-speed and 9-speed automatic transmission, and drive to all four wheels.