2018 Honda Ridgeline Named Best Midsize Pickup

January 30th, 2018 by

2018 Honda Ridgeline Parked

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline has been named the 2018 Best Midsize Pickup in Car and Driver’s 10Best awards. These awards recognize an outstanding vehicle in each segment for offering a superior value, an engaging drive, and a vehicle that outshines others in its class. With innovation and industry-first features, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline is redefining what a midsize pickup can be: powerful on the road, innovative and luxurious inside, and with plenty of utility.

Power and Fuel Economy

The Ridgeline is powered by a V6 engine that produces up to 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. Its athleticism and strength can tackle just about any job, big or small. Paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, drivers have an option of a 2WD or AWD configuration. With both options, drivers will achieve impressive fuel economy for the class, which means you can drive for longer distances with fewer visits to the pump.

  • 2WD – EPA-estimated 19 city / 26 highway / 22 combine mpg*
  • AWD – EPA-estimated 18 city / 25 highway / 21 combined mpg*


Standard Features

Though tough and capable, the Ridgeline still has plenty of refinement. Even the entry-level model is well-equipped with comfort, convenience, and technology features that many drivers aren’t used to seeing on a pickup, especially at such an affordable price point. The result is an overall value that is unrivaled by the competition. Some of the standard offerings inside the Ridgeline include:

  • Push-Button Start
  • Cruise Control
  • Illuminated Steering Wheel–Mounted Controls
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • 5-Inch Color LCD Screen
  • 200-Watt Audio System with 7 Speakers, Including Subwoofer
  • Bluetooth Streaming Audio
  • Dual-Action Tailgate
  • In-Bed Trunk
2018 Honda Ridgeline Driving
2018 Honda Ridgeline Muddy

Upgraded Features

For drivers who are looking for even more comfort, connectivity, and safety technology, the upper trims deliver. Drivers will find industry-first features, such as an in-bed audio system, and innovative systems, such as the Honda Sensing suite of driver-assistance technology.

  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • 8-Inch Display Audio Touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System
  • Truck-Bed Audio System
  • 150-Watt / 400-Watt Truck-Bed Power Outlet
  • Honda Sensing


Test Drive Today

Find out more about the 2018 Honda Ridgeline by contacting us or visiting your nearest Tri-State Honda Dealer. Explore current offers and sit behind the wheel for a test drive today.


*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.