The Honda Ridgeline has been able to sell 4,000 units a month but some of the competition has sold over 10,000 units. This could be due to the fact that the choices for the vehicle are very limited. You can either spend $29, 500 or you can leave it alone.
Buyers of the Honda Ridgeline cannot choose between a short or long bed and they cannot choose between the regular, crew cab or the extended cab versions.
Even the four doors of the Honda Ridgeline come from the Honda Pilot, while the cab is basically the front half of the three row SUV. It seems that about 30% of the components of the Ridgeline have been shared with the Honda Pilot.
You cannot choose a four cylinder or diesel but you do get the V6 3.5 litre engine that offers up 280 horses and 262 torque, which again comes from the Honda Pilot. What it doesn’t take is the nine speed automatic transmission as it makes use of the six speed automatic.
There isnt any choice for the bigger attributes of the Ford Ranger but there are some smaller ones that you can choose not to have if you don’t want to pay out $40,000.
Some of these include the larger infotainment display, keyless entry and ignition and fewer buttons. One of the biggest add-ons is the bed audio system, this offers up bed wall speakers.
What you cannot get out f is the storage region which is under the composite bed, however you can choose AWD or FWD, depending on whether you want to drive off the road or in very bad weather.
The Ford Ridgeline in FWD offers up 23mpg fuel economy combined, which happens to be unparalleled.