2011 Honda Ridgeline Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$29,150-$37,080
$26,416-$33,582
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The Honda Ridgeline, the automaker's first sport utility truck, was introduced in 2006. Unlike competitive models from Nissan and Toyota, the 5-passenger Ridgeline is only offered in one 4-door body style with a short pickup bed (mirroring the Chevrolet Avalanche's body configuration). The Ridgeline is the only car-based pickup sold in the United States. It is unique in that it offers an independent rear suspension for a carlike ride, while most of its competitors are configured with truck-type solid rear axles. Still in its first generation, the Ridgeline is a carryover model for 2011.

The 2011 Honda Ridgeline is offered in three models: RT, RTS and RTL. Standard equipment on the Ridgeline RT includes cloth seat upholstery, air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, power-sliding rear window, split-folding rear seat, 6-speaker audio system with CD/MP3 capabilities, 17-inch steel wheels, and more. The Ridgeline RTS is upgraded with dual-zone automatic climate control, tinted privacy glass on the windows, 8-way power-operated driver's seat, 7-speaker audio system with 6-disc CD changer, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, 17-inch alloy wheels, and other amenities. The range-topping Ridgeline RTL is fitted with leather seat upholstery, heated front seats, 115-volt power outlet, fog lights, sunroof, satellite radio bundled with the audio package, 18-inch alloy wheels, and other premium equipment. The options list is short, and additional features are only available on the Ridgeline RTL model. Options include a navigation system bundled with a backup camera, and Bluetooth phone connectivity.

The sole power plant offering in the 2011 Honda Ridgeline is a 3.5-liter, 6-cylinder gasoline engine rated at 250 horsepower. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard, sending power to all four wheels through a permanent 4-wheel-drive system. Unlike many pickup trucks in this class, the Ridgeline does not have a transfer case with low-range gearing. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Honda Ridgeline between 15 mpg city and 20 mpg highway.

The 2011 Honda Ridgeline starts at a base price around $29,500 for the RT model and tops out with the RTL with Navigation, which starts at around $37,500.

The Honda Ridgeline, the automaker's first sport utility truck, was introduced in 2006. Unlike competitive models from Nissan and Toyota, the 5-passenger Ridgeline is only offered in one 4-door body style with a short pickup bed (mirroring the Chevrolet Avalanche's body configuration). The Ridgeline is the only car-based pickup sold in the United States. It is unique in that it offers an independent rear suspension for a carlike ride, while most of its competitors are configured with truck-type solid rear axles. Still in its first generation, the Ridgeline is a carryover model for 2011.

The 2011 Honda Ridgeline is offered in three models: RT, RTS and RTL. Standard equipment on the Ridgeline RT includes cloth seat upholstery, air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, power-sliding rear window, split-folding rear seat, 6-speaker audio system with CD/MP3 capabilities, 17-inch steel wheels, and more. The Ridgeline RTS is upgraded with dual-zone automatic climate control, tinted privacy glass on the windows, 8-way power-operated driver's seat, 7-speaker audio system with 6-disc CD changer, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, 17-inch alloy wheels, and other amenities. The range-topping Ridgeline RTL is fitted with leather seat upholstery, heated front seats, 115-volt power outlet, fog lights, sunroof, satellite radio bundled with the audio package, 18-inch alloy wheels, and other premium equipment. The options list is short, and additional features are only available on the Ridgeline RTL model. Options include a navigation system bundled with a backup camera, and Bluetooth phone connectivity.

The sole power plant offering in the 2011 Honda Ridgeline is a 3.5-liter, 6-cylinder gasoline engine rated at 250 horsepower. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard, sending power to all four wheels through a permanent 4-wheel-drive system. Unlike many pickup trucks in this class, the Ridgeline does not have a transfer case with low-range gearing. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Honda Ridgeline between 15 mpg city and 20 mpg highway.

The 2011 Honda Ridgeline starts at a base price around $29,500 for the RT model and tops out with the RTL with Navigation, which starts at around $37,500.

Available Trims for the 2011 Honda Ridgeline
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name RT (4WD Crew Cab) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29150.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name RTS (4WD Crew Cab) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31855.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name RTL (4WD Crew Cab) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34730.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name RTL (4WD Crew Cab w/Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37080.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
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INTERIOR
  • Front cloth bucket seats
  • Active adjustable front head restraints
  • 60/40 split fold rear seat -inc: lift-up feature, fold-down armrest, under seat storage
  • Rear adjustable head restraints
  • Center console -inc: sliding armrest, storage
  • Adjustable steering column
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise controls
  • Warning lights -inc: low-fuel, low-oil pressure, tailgate open, bed trunk open, pwr sliding rear cabin window open, passenger-side front & side air bags off
  • Maintenance Minder system
  • Pwr windows w/driver auto-up/down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote entry system
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel filler door release
  • Immobilizer theft-deterrent system
  • Air conditioning w/air-filtration system
  • Rear seat heater ducts
  • Front passenger-side storage tray
  • Cup holders -inc: (2) front, (4) rear
  • 12V pwr outlets -inc: (2) front, (1) rear
  • Door pocket storage bins
  • Dual illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Sunglasses holder
  • Front & rear grab handles
  • Front door courtesy lights
  • Map lights
  • Seatback pockets
  • 2nd row garment hooks
  • Flat rear floor
  • 10-way pwr driver seat -inc: pwr lumbar
  • Front & rear HD all-weather floor mats
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise/audio controls
  • Outside temp display
  • Security system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control w/air-filtration system
  • Front leather heated bucket seats
  • Center console -inc: sliding armrest, storage , 115V pwr outlet
  • Front & rear carpet floor mats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Rearview mirror w/compass
  • Ambient console lighting
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise/audio/navigation/phone controls
  • Instrumentation -inc: programmable multi-information display, outside temp display
  • Honda satellite-linked navigation system w/voice recognition -inc: rearview camera
EXTERIOR
  • 17" styled steel wheels
  • P245/65TR17 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights w/auto-off
  • Folding pwr mirrors
  • Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
  • Pwr sliding rear cabin window
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/auto-heated wiper zone
  • Dual-action tailgate
  • 17" machine-finished alloy wheels
  • Body-colored folding pwr mirrors
  • Privacy glass
  • Body-colored door handles
  • 18" machine-finished alloy wheels
  • P245/60TR18 all-season tires
  • Pwr moonroof
  • Fog lights
  • Body-colored heated folding pwr mirrors
MECHANICAL
  • 3.5L SOHC MPFI 24-valve VTEC V6 engine
  • Drive-by-wire throttle
  • Direct ignition system
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • HD transmission cooler
  • Locking rear differential
  • 4-wheel drive
  • HD radiator w/dual 160-watt fans
  • Trailer harness pre-wiring
  • Integrated class III trailer hitch
  • HD front & rear tow hooks
  • Closed-box frame w/unit-body construction
  • Steel-reinforced composite bed -inc: lockable in-bed trunk, (8) HD tie-down cleats, (4) bed lights w/auto-off timer
  • GVWR 6050lbs
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension w/trailing arms
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Variable pwr rack & pinion steering
  • HD pwr steering cooler
  • Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes
  • Trailer harness
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
    • Brake assist
    • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Daytime running lights
    • Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags
    • Dual front side-impact airbags w/passenger-side occupant position detection system
    • Front & rear side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor
    • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions -inc: front automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
    • Child-proof rear door locks
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 100-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (6) speakers, MP3/WMA playback
    • Hidden roof-mounted antenna
    • 160-watt AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: (6) speakers, subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, auxiliary input jack
    • XM satellite radio w/90-day subscription
    • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink

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