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2017 Honda Ridgeline: Downside Could Be Its Price Tag

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There is a great deal to like about the 2017 Honda Ridgeline for anyone looking for a utility vehicle. The Ridgeline offers up a ride that is comfortable and it’s great for hauling things around, plus it comes with plenty of technology. But there is a downside and this is the price tag.

The Honda Ridgeline was built around the global truck platform and this means that it offers up the structure of the Honda Pilot. Anyone who wants a great looking truck that also likes the Pilot may consider it as it has been called a Pilot with a bed.

The engine in the Honda Ridgeline is the 3.5 litre V6 and it offers up 280 horses along with 262 of torque. It comes with the six speed automatic transmission and you can choose from the all-wheel drive or the front-wheel drive.

The biggest downside to the 2017 Honda Ridgeline is that it is offered with a price tag that is high. The starting version comes in at $41, 370 but some people say that it should be closer to $18,000. The F150 Lariat is just over $43k.

There are some who have complained that in dealerships you can only get the top of the range Honda Ridgeline, which has a price tag that is even higher. Bear in mind that for $5k less you would be able to get the Chevrolet Colorado.

But what do you think about the price tag of the Honda Ridgeline, is it worth $41k?

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2018 Honda Civic Type-R Clings Onto Secrets

While there is quite a lot that we know about the 2018 Honda Civic Type-R it has managed to cling onto some secrets. The vehicle was seen out and about in testing over in Australia and it manages to keep secret the price tag and the output.

Thanks to the big alloy wheels and the aggressive body kit the 2018 Honda Civic Type-R is separated from its sibling. It was shown off at the Paris Motor Show but it was still under camouflage. Even though it was covered we could still see the big wing along with the Ferrari 458 exhausts and these managed to give it a sporty look.

The 2018 Honda Civic Type-R is still keeping its secrets close to its chest as we haven’t heard what engine is coming our way. It was said that it might be the 2 litre turbocharged engine offering 310 horses and 295 torque, but this is only a rumour.

The Honda Civic Type-R is expected in Australia towards the end of the year and it does have many people excited.

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