2024 Honda Ridgeline Model Review

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Honda Ridgeline

Key Features

  • Starting at $41,145 MSRP*
  • Standard 3.5-liter direct-injected VTEC® V6 producing 280 horsepower / 262 lb-ft of torque and 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Available i-VTM4® torque-vectoring all-wheel drive system with up to 5,000-pound towing capacity
  • Washable, lockable In-Bed Trunk® featuring an additional 7.3 cubic feet of secure storage space
  • Standard Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assistive safety technologies
  • Display Audio system with crisp graphics, easier-to-use touchscreen icons, and a physical volume knob
  • Optional Honda Performance Development (HPD) package featuring unique grille treatment, black fender flares, aggressive bronze-colored wheels, and special HPD graphics
  • Standard Dual-Action Tailgate which opens downward or to the side
Honda Ridgeline Exterior

About the Honda Ridgeline

No matter if you’re headed to the stadium for a tailgate party or up the mountain to explore the path less traveled, the rugged Honda Ridgeline has all the performance and capability you’d expect from a midsize pickup. Engineered with clever features not found on most trucks, the Ridgeline proves that it’s possible to strike a balance between work and play. Nothing will stand between you and your weekend plans thanks to its standard 280-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 combined with the confidence of the Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) AWD system.

No matter how far your adventures take you, the Ridgeline has the connectivity features necessary to help you stay in touch thanks to its standard 9-inch Display Audio system and a high-resolution touchscreen featuring wireless Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration. As proof of its commitment to keeping drivers safe, all Ridgeline trims are available with the groundbreaking Honda Sensing® suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive features, which includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW).

What the Critics Say

There’s one more advantage: with 50.0 inches between its bed’s wheel wells, the Ridgeline is the only mid-size pickup that can fit a sheet of four-by-eight-foot building material flat on the bed floor. Clever features continue inside. The rear seat splits 60/40 and, when flipped up, provides room to fit a full-size bicycle.” — Car and Driver
High-quality materials line the spacious cabin. The seat bottoms fold up and away, helping to increase space beyond what competitors can offer. Adding to the practicality equation, a clever tailgate that can drop down or swing open makes loading and unloading easier. Roomy and maneuverable, the Ridgeline is a great lifestyle truck.” — MotorTrend

What’s New For 2024

Several exciting changes have been made to the proven Honda Ridgeline for the 2024 model year. First and foremost, off-road enthusiasts will be excited to learn about the debut of the all-new Ridgeline TrailSport which features rugged performance capabilities and exclusive design cues inside and out. Every trim level also benefits from an updated front grille design along with a new tailgate that stands out with its embossed “Ridgeline” script. Inside the cabin, you’ll receive a larger 9-inch touchscreen display, a 7-inch digital instrument panel, and wireless smartphone integration for the new model year. Finally, a new center console design includes an integrated armrest for improved ergonomics along with greater storage capacity inside the 2024 Honda Ridgeline.

Honda Ridgeline Features

Honda Ridgeline Performance

Performance & Capability

If your weekend to-do list is always packed, the standard 280-horsepower 3.5-liter i-VTEC® direct injection V6 engine found beneath the hood of the Honda Ridgeline is ready to work. This muscular workhorse boasts a total payload capacity of up to 1,583 pounds along with a maximum of 5,000 pounds of towing capacity. Delivering composed on-road handling without compromising its off-road abilities, the Ridgeline is constructed with a rigid lightweight unibody design and fully independent multi-link rear suspension. As soon as you encounter a slippery situation, the standard Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) AWD system will engage to help you regain traction. You can also take advantage of the Intelligent Traction Management system featuring drive modes including sand, snow, or mud to help the Ridgeline perform in all types of conditions.

Honda Ridgeline Bed

Versatile Truck Bed

Designed with ingenious features that you simply can’t have on other pickup trucks, the Honda Ridgeline offers clever solutions both inside and out. A perfect example is its revolutionary In-Bed Trunk, providing 7.3 cubic feet of secure cargo storage and a drain plug for easy cleaning. Using its innovative Dual-Action Tailgate, you can open the tailgate either straight down or side-to-side based on your cargo-carrying needs. Inside the bed, you’ll find a total of 8 heavy-duty tie-down cleats, rated up to 350 pounds each, perfect for keeping your cargo stable and secure. The available Truck-Bed Audio System of the Ridgeline makes it simple to give your guests the perfect soundtrack at your next tailgate party. The system includes Bluetooth® compatibility that helps you control the music directly from your compatible device.

Honda Ridgeline Interior

Ergonomic Interior

Built with passenger comfort in mind, the ergonomic interior of the Honda Ridgeline delivered generous room for up to 5 in addition to some of the best passenger volume measurements in its class. Different from most midsize pickups, the Ridgeline comes equipped with an array of advanced technology features that provide effortless access to your favorite apps and media. Those who desire a more upscale experience can opt for the optional leather-trimmed seating surfaces in addition to a heated steering wheel. Great for keeping bulky items like a bike or camping gear inside the cab, the Ridgeline includes standard 60/40 Split Lift-Up rear seats that add even more versatility. Optional Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control is the best way to ensure that all of your passengers stay comfortable for the journey ahead inside the Honda Ridgeline.

Honda Ridgeline Safety

Advanced Safety

The Honda Ridgeline provides a superior layer of protection against the unexpected thanks to its array of cutting-edge safety features. For example, its standard Rearview Camera makes it possible to maneuver in or out of a tight space with ease while a standard Blind Spot Information System notifies you when obstacles are nearby on the highway. Standard Honda Sensing® is a comprehensive suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies engineered to assist and safeguard you and your passengers. Available features include Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM), and Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS).

Trims & Specs

Honda Ridgeline Sport


  • Starting at $41,145 MSRP*
  • 280-horsepower 3.5-Liter V6 Engine
  • Intelligent Variable Torque Management® (i-VTM4®) AWD System
  • Dual-Action Tailgate
  • In-Bed Trunk®
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
Honda Ridgeline RTL


  • Starting at $43,975 MSRP*
  • Leather-Trimmed Interior with Heated Front Seats
  • One-Touch Power Moonroof
  • Blind Spot Information System (BSI)
  • 18-inch Machine-Finished Alloy Wheels
  • Power Sliding Rear Window
Honda Ridgeline TrailSport


  • Starting at $46,375 MSRP*
  • TrailSport Styling
  • Off-Road Tuned Suspension
  • Leather-Trimmed Seats With Orange Stitching
  • Intelligent Traction Management w/Snow, Sand, & Mud Modes
  • All-Season Floor Mats
Honda Ridgeline Black Edition

Black Edition

  • Starting at $47,745 MSRP*
  • Black Edition Exterior Trim
  • Black Edition Leather Interior
  • 18-Inch Black Alloy Wheels
  • Red Ambient LED Lighting
  • 150-Watt / 400-Watt Truck-Bed Power Outlet

*MSRP includes $1,395 destination charge, but excludes tax, registration, and options. Dealer set own prices.

**18 city/24 highway/21 combined mpg rating for Sport, RTL & Black Edition trims. 18 city/23 highway/20 combined mpg rating for TrailSport trim. Based on 2024 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.