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Everyman Driver: 2019 Honda Ridgeline Arriving in Dealerships

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline arrives at dealerships nationwide beginning tomorrow with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) of $29,990 (excluding $975 destination and handling). As before, Ridgeline bests the competition with its class-leading EPA2 fuel economy ratings of 19/26/22 (city/highway/combined) for 2WD and 18/25/21 for AWD models.

The Honda Ridgeline is the ultimate tailgate vehicle for sporting events, picnics, and other gatherings thanks to industry-first and exclusive features like a Dual Action Tailgate that provides easy access to the lockable and weather-sealed In-Bed Trunk®, an available in-bed 115V AC power outlet, and a world’s first Truck Bed Audio System.

The 2019 Ridgeline’s high-quality cabin offers an array of standard and available features and technologies. Standout options consist of an 8-inch Display Audio touchscreen with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ integration, LED headlights (low beam), 3-zone automatic climate control, an 8-way power driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, and ambient interior lighting.

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline is powered by a 3.5-liter direct-injected i-VTEC™ V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM™) mated to a wide ratio 6-speed automatic transmission, with a peak engine output of 280 horsepower and 262 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net). All-wheel-drive models utilize one of Honda’s most advanced AWD technologies – Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4), providing enhanced all-weather performance and handling.

What’s New for 2019?
Like range-topping Ridgeline models, RT, Sport, and RTL models now include a second USB port, while RTL and RTL-T models add a power sliding rear window and moonroof.

2019 Honda Ridgeline Pricing and EPA Data
Model Transmission MSRP MSRP Including $975 Destination Charge EPA Mileage Rating2
RT 6AT $29,990 $30,965 19 / 26 / 22
Sport 6AT $33,390 $34,365 19 / 26 / 22
RTL 6AT $34,870 $35,845 19 / 26 / 22
RTL-T 6AT $37,000 $37,975 19 / 26 / 22
Sport 6AT $35,290 $36,265 18 / 25 / 21
RTL 6AT $36,770 $37,745 18 / 25 / 21
RTL-T 6AT $38,900 $39,875 18 / 25 / 21
RTL-E 6AT $41,920 $42,895 18 / 25 / 21
Black Edition 6AT $43,420 $44,395 18 / 25 / 21

The Ridgeline has the largest and most flexible cabin in the midsize pickup truck segment, and offers capabilities for both recreational and professional users who require a higher degree of utility and versatility. Ridgeline’s cargo-hauling and towing capabilities include a class-leading maximum of 1,584-pound (718.5 kg) payload capacity (varies by trim) and up to 5,000-pound (2,268 kg) towing. All Ridgelines incorporate a button-operated Intelligent Traction Management System that enables up to four different operating modes: Normal, Snow, Mud and Sand for the AWD models, as well as Normal and Snow for 2WD vehicles.

Ridgeline also continues to offer the comprehensive Honda Sensing® suite of advanced safety and driver assistive features, including Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). The 2019 Ridgeline is expected to receive top of class safety ratings from the NHTSA and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS); in 2017, it became the first and, to date, only pickup truck to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating3 from the IIHS.

A broad range of Honda Genuine Accessories designed specifically for Ridgeline is available for customers to personalize their pickup. The accessories are covered by Honda’s 3-year, 36,000-mile limited warranty if obtained at the time of new vehicle purchase.

Accessories include:

Honda Genuine Accessories
In-Bed Trunk Carpet and Dividers Back-Up Sensors
Bed Extender – Standard and Motorcycle Fender Flares
Hard Tonneau Cover Skid Plate
Illuminated Door Sill Trim Bike, Kayak, Ski, Snowboard, Surfboard Attachments
Camping Tent (extends from bed) Additional Wheel Options
Running Board Options Heated Steering Wheel

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in Lincoln, Alabama, is the exclusive manufacturing home4 of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline.

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