2021 Honda Ridgeline Rumors

2021 Honda Ridgeline Rumors

The Honda Ridgeline is one of the most aerodynamic pickup trucks today. The Japanese marque has maximized on attractiveness and speed in this model. Due to these features, it received a warm welcome from the market upon release. The model is getting dated. Therefore, Honda has revealed plans to release a 2021 Honda Ridgeline. This will be the latest iteration of the pickup truck. Learn all about it here.

Exterior design

Judging from the renderings exhibiting what this pickup truck could look like, the 2021 Honda Ridgeline has a neat, attractive front fascia. Here, the truck has elements such as a split front bumper containing a slatted vent. Each end of this section contains an LED foglight. Right above it is a radiator grille. It juts forward in an upside down V. The grille contains 3D sculpted horizontal slats. The Honda logo sits right in the middle of this section. From our observation, the grille is sandwiched by a pair of LED headlights.

The truck’s hood is most likely going to be highly sculpted as well. This is so as to provide space for the large engine. From the photos available of this pickup truck, it will most likely have an equally sculpted body. The door handles, gas tank lid and fenders all sit along the same, horizontal line along this pickup truck’s shoulder.

From our observations, the 2021 Honda Ridgeline has a double cabin setup. Despite this, it has a large cargo bed too. The taillights are also quite likely to have LED technology. This ensures that illumination is clear and powerful. This new pickup truck rides on 21-inch wheels straight from the factory. With this feature, it is bound to provide ample ground clearance.

2021 Honda Ridgeline Rumors

Interior design – 2021 Honda Ridgeline

Within this pickup truck, we expect that there will be a healthy mix of luxury, minimalism, and functionality. Thus, the 2021 Honda Ridgeline is likely to have a slim, flat-bottomed steering wheel. It has a few touches sensitive buttons on the upper spokes. They provide the driver with direct access to various in-car systems. Examples of these are the air-conditioning system, infotainment and phone calls as well.

Behind the steering wheel, we expect that this new pickup truck will have a 10 inch LCD display. Here, the driver will be able to view ample data about the truck’s performance. Examples of the data presented include the pickup truck’s speed, mileage, rev counter and transmission gear selection.

From our estimations, there are high chances that there’ll be a 10-inch touch sensitive panel at the top of the center stack. This characteristic will allow drivers to view and control systems such as navigation, infotainment, and air conditioning.

Pickup truck manufacturers are ensuring that their models stay in tune with the most current trends. Thus, this vehicle is highly likely to be compatible with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Bluetooth. Other connectivity hardware is quite likely to be added to the vehicle. Examples of these are a 3.5mm jack, USB C ports, and an HDMI port as well.

2021 Honda Ridgeline Rumors

Seeing as it has a double cabin setup, the new Ridgeline is expected to have a capacity for 5 passengers on 2 rows of seats. The marque seeks to maintain a premium ambiance in the cabin.  For this reason, we are confident that it will be upholstered with leather or fabric in multiple colors.

Engine and Specs

We hope that the 2021 Honda Ridgeline will be built to provide comfort, speed and a touch of luxury. To facilitate this, it is expected to have a powerful engine. Judging from the information which we have about this pickup truck, we are positive that it will have a 3.5-liter V6 powerplant under the hood.

It will produce 280 horsepower. The engine will deliver power to the wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. Moreover, it has an All Wheel Drive (AWD) system. With this engine, we expect that the new Ridgeline will deliver a mileage of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Release Date, Price, and Availability

From all indications, we expect that the 2021 Honda Ridgeline will be released in 2021. Its base trim will retail at $29,730. With some luxury extras, this price could rise all the way to $44,000.

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