2021 Honda Ridgeline is debuting with a bold redesign that reflects its rugged and versatile pickup truck capabilities. Its design to fit into any weather condition and every road, be it rocky, sandy, slippery, etc. This review will give you more insight into the specifications and price of the 2021 Honda Ridgeline in Nigeria. 2021 Ridgeline now features a standard V6 engine.
The all-new 2021 Honda Ridgeline now features a new sheet metal from the front roof pillars forward. Its new exterior design now includes a new hood sporting and new front fenders that emphasize the squared-off nose and more upright grille flanked by an LED headlight update for better illumination.
Across all trims is the tougher looking 18-inch wheels with backspacing reduced by 10mm. This is done to increase track width to a total of 20mm and also lending the Ridgeline a broader, more planted stance that is bolstered by all-season tires with a new, more aggressive sidewall and shoulder design.
Additional exterior package
Honda added a new package that s created in collaboration with Honda Performance Development [HPD] that answers the call. It adds a unique grille treatment, black fender flares, aggressive bronze-colored wheels, and special HPD graphics on the bed walls.
The package will be available on all Ridgeline trims and is one of the four new PPO packages that include utility, function, and Function+ packages.
The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is debuting with a spacious cabin that offers top-class passenger comfort and rear-seat legroom. It also received an updated Display Audio System with crisp new graphics, easier to use touchscreen icons, and a physical volume knob.
Other features include the new cloth seats inserts that are exclusive to Ridgeline Sport trim and new contrast stitching on the seats.
RTL and RTL-E trims come with a new dash, steering wheel, and center console accents.
Its flat floor and foldaway 60/40 split rear seat bottoms continue to offer enhanced flexibility for carrying long and tall items in the cabin.
The all-new fully Automatic torque-vectoring AWD
All the 2021 Honda Ridge, irrespective of the trim will come with a 280-horsepower, 3.5-liter direct-injected VTEC V6 backed that’s backed by a smooth and responsive 9-speed automatic transmission.
Ridgeline’s i-VTM4 torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system is available on Sport and RTL, while it’s standard on RTL-E.
The i-VTM4 automatically sends up to 70 percent of the engine’s 262 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels and continuously apportions 100 percent of the torque between the left and right rear wheels based on the driving conditions at each wheel.
Intelligent Traction Dynamics System is standard on all Ridgelines. This optimizes power delivery and distribution for various conditions, including snow and pavement for 2WD models. Other Ridgelines that’s equipped with i-VTM4 gets additional selectable modes for mud and sand.
Ridgeline-Exclusive Platform design
Underpinning its extraordinary packaging, hauling, and driving character is Ridgeline’s unit-body construction, featuring Honda’s proprietary Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure and fully boxed frame members for the body sides and rear tailgate frame with truss-style inner construction, plus a robust fully independent rear suspension. This unique construction pays dividends with uncompromised ride comfort and handling on paved roads while supporting a best-in-AWD class standard 1,580-pound payload capacity and up to 5,000-pound towing capacity.
Its extra-wide stance enables an extra-wide standard bed, this makes it the only truck in its class that can flat-carry 4-foot wide items, such as plywood and drywall between the wheel wells.
It also comes standard with a washable, lockable In-Bed Trunk that offers an additional 7.3 cu-ft of secure under the bed floor.
Safety and Driver Assistive systems
Honda Sensing is standard on all trims, same way it’s standard in the 2021 Honda Odyssey. The Honda Sensing features Collision Mitigation, Braking System [CMBS] with forwarding Collision Warning [FCW], Lane Keeping Assist System [LKAS], Road Departure Mitigation [RDM] with Lane Departure Warning [LDW], and Adaptive Cruise Control [ACC].
It targets top-class collision system ratings from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA] and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety [IIHS], this includes an NCAP 5-start Overall vehicle Score, a GOOD rating in all IIHS collision tests, and a SUPERIOR IIHS rating for front crash prevention.
Release date of 2021 Honda Ridgeline
The 2021 Honda Ridgeline will be launched early next year, that’s 2021.
Global pricing of 2021 Honda Ridgeline
The global pricing of the 2021 Honda Ridgeline will start from $33,900.
Price of 2021 Honda Ridgeline in Nigeria
The price of 2021 Honda Ridgeline in Nigeria will range from 22,000,000 Naira. its cost without customs duty and other taxes will range from 13,000,000 Naira.