Midsize trucks are known for their towing ability and off-road performance, making them perfect for drivers who value utility. One competitor in this segment is the 2019 Honda Ridgeline in Petaluma, CA. This crew-cab pickup is available in six trim levels: RT, Sport, RTL, RTL-T, RTL-E and Black Edition. RT models are front-wheel drive only. Sport, RTL and RTL-T models are available in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The RTL-E and Black Edition models are all-wheel drive only.
All models of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline share the same engine, a 3.5-liter V6 engine which generates 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. This engine provides a total towing capacity of 5,000 pounds for all-wheel drive models and 3,500 pounds for front-wheel drive models. In addition, the 2019 Ridgeline’s unibody design enhances the vehicle’s handling on the road.
2019 Honda Ridgeline Storage, Comfort & Safety Features
The 2019 Honda Ridgeline has a truck bed cargo volume of 33.9 cubic feet. This truck features an in-bed trunk volume of 7.3 cubic feet as well. The rear seats’ bottom sections fold upward for extra storage. All doors have deep pockets for storing smaller items. The center console can store larger items and includes a sliding phone tray.
The 2019 Ridgeline has seating for up to five. Comfort features such as the available tri-zone automatic climate control and noise-reducing design elements make trips more pleasant for passengers.
Several driver assistance features can be found in the 2019 Ridgeline. Honda Sensing functionality is featured as well. Available technology systems include Honda LaneWatch, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning/intervention, automated emergency braking, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring.
2019 Honda Ridgeline safety features include: An engine immobilizer, traction control, a remote anti-theft alarm system, stability control, rear door child safety locks, child seat anchors, tire pressure monitoring, emergency braking assistance and a pre-collision safety system.