Honda Ridgeline is Honda’s flagship in pickup truck series. Honda is planning to give upgrade to the upcoming year and release the 2018 version. Not only it has the regular version, Honda will also release the Black Edition. Will it only be a matter of language difference or if it has surprising 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition we will find that out soon. In this review, we will get to see the sneak peak of the pickup truck. Below are the specifications, exterior, and interior, as well as the release date and price.
Specifications of The New 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
The engine of the car is powered with V6 of 3.5-liter capacity. Coupled with six transmissions of automatic system, the Honda Ridgeline Black Edition is a powerful one with crisp handling. The maximum towing capacity, however, is still behind other models of the pickup truck. It can tow up to 5000 pounds and with 1584 capacity of payload. The engine can produce around 280 horsepower. Despite not having the best towing capacity, it’s crisp handling and ability to take on offroad ride is a plus. There may be other variants of the engine if Honda will announce it
The exterior of the car is of course dominated by black color. The body is well polished with sleek black color. Even though it still resembles Honda Pilot a bit, the new 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition has elegant black chrome and effective skid plate that enables the pickup truck to trail on difficult road. The crew cab model has slimmer and minimalist design that resembles sedan. It is not designed to be a fierce and bold pickup truck just like other models but a good, elegant with stylish hint on it. While almost all pickup truck picks squarish headlamps, it has one sharp tilted headlamp that speaks dynamic design. The super sleek look is elegant and very much sedan looking
As for the interior, it has nice and premium black leathered upholstery and sophisticated seats. For the variation of the all black features, it has vibrant red stitching. The four-passenger seats have good leg space despite being a pickup truck that usually has limited cabin. The touchscreen sits in the middle of the dashboard, function as navigation and entertainment purposes. It also has Honda special high-quality speaker, USB and Bluetooth connection, wifi, and safety system.
Price and Release Date
The 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition is a mid-range class and it will be priced around $42,000. The price is a little higher but it comprises of Honda high quality. Price may vary depend on the specifications variation if there is any. The pickup truck is expected to be rolled on the market at the end of 2017. There is no specific date announced by the automaker. It may also have some changes and the introduced one may not the final design of it.