2016 Honda Ridgeline Engine and Release Date

Japanese company has announced its brand new 2016 Honda Ridgeline. It will represent the next generation of this worldwide famous model.

2016 Honda Ridgeline Exterior design

2016 Honda Ridgeline will ride on a unibody platform which will provide smooth ride on any type of surface. It will show great possibilities and results on and off the road. Considering its exterior look, it will have a more conventional look. It will be a four door vehicle with large trailer as before. However, it will undergo some changes and improvements. The front fascia will be more rounded. The grille will be large, in rectangular shape and decorated with chrome details. The headlamps will be refreshed, large and will use LED technology. Fender will be larger as well, and made of stronger material. The whole body shape will be curvier, the roofline will be longer and in that manner, aerodynamics will be improved. We can expect new wheel as well.

2016 Honda Ridgeline front

Interior design and features

As far as the interior design of 2016 Honda Ridgeline is concerned, it will be, as usual, luxurious and pleasant. High quality materials will be used in its design, such as leather, plastics etc. The seats will be most likely covered with leather. The steering wheel will be leather wrapped too and will have many buttons and commands. The cabin will be spacious and cozy. It will be able to welcome five passengers. As for tech features, many will be included: navigation system, cruise control, audio system, blind spot mirror, air conditioning, camera etc.

2016 Honda Ridgeline dashboard

Engines and horsepower

Nothing is yet confirmed about the type of engine which will be put under the hood of 2016 Honda Ridgeline. However, from what we’ve heard, it will be powered with a 3.5-liter V6 engine. This engine will be able to produce 250 horsepower and 245 lb-ft of torque. It should be paired with a 5-speed automatic gearbox and will appear as all-wheel drivetrain. According to some rumors, it could be powered with a hybrid version as well.

2016 Honda Ridgeline rear

Release date and price

Speaking of the release date of 2016 Honda Ridgeline, it should be presented in the end of 2015. Its base price is speculated to be around $38,000.

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