2013 Honda Ridgeline Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$29,450-$37,380
$26,936-$34,169
15 /CITY / 21 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Standard reversing camera

Exterior Features
The 2013 Honda Ridgeline is a midsize, crew cab pickup truck designed for light-duty use. Unlike its direct competitors, the Ridgeline features a unibody structural design and a 4-wheel independent suspension.

Four trim levels are available: RT, Sport, RTS, and RTL. The Ridgeline RT is equipped with power exterior mirrors, power-sliding rear window, heated windshield wiper de-icer grid, and a trailer hitch with pre-wiring to accommodate a 7-pin trailer harness. Steel 17-inch wheels identify the Ridgeline RT.

Interior Features
Standard equipment for the Ridgeline RT includes power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, tilt steering wheel, trip computer, reversing camera display, and a stereo with a CD/MP3/WMA player.

Optional Features
Available in a limited number of paint colors, the Ridgeline Sport builds upon Ridgeline RT equipment with black-painted 18-inch aluminum wheels, fog lights, black lighting element trim, black honeycomb-pattern grille, and dark-tinted rear privacy glass. Inside, the Ridgeline Sport is equipped with an auxiliary audio input jack, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, and all-weather floor mats.

The Ridgeline RTS offers 17-inch machined-finish aluminum wheels, body-color mirror housings and door handles, dual-zone automatic climate control, upgraded stereo with a CD changer, 10-way power driver's seat, and a 7-pin trailer harness.

At the top of the lineup, the Ridgeline RTL is equipped with leather seats, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, power sunroof, universal garage door opener, 115-volt power outlet, carpeted floor mats, satellite radio, and unique 18-inch aluminum wheels. Bluetooth connectivity and a navigation system are optional on the Ridgeline RTL.

Honda dealers can install numerous extra-cost accessories for the 2013 Ridgeline. Highlights include a roof rack, side step rails, tonneau cover for the bed, trailering equipment, sports equipment racks, bed and interior storage solutions, reversing sensors, satellite radio, and more.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Honda Ridgeline is equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine generating 250 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 247 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,300 rpm, driving all four wheels through a 5-speed automatic transmission and Honda's Variable Torque Management 4-wheel-drive system (VTM-4).

Under normal driving conditions, VTM-4 delivers power primarily to the Ridgeline's front wheels. When the system detects wheel slip, VTM-4 sends up to 70% of the engine's power to the rear wheels for added traction. Under challenging circumstances, a VTM-4 Lock setting continually splits power between the front and rear wheels at speeds up to 18 mph.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Honda Ridgeline are 15/21/17 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Every 2013 Ridgeline is equipped with 6 air bags, traction and stability control system, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a reversing camera. Dealers can install reversing sensors for the truck's rear bumper.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not performed crash tests on the 2013 Ridgeline, but does assign the truck a 4-star (out of 5) rollover resistance rating. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2013 Ridgeline. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.

What's New for 2013:

  • Standard reversing camera

Exterior Features
The 2013 Honda Ridgeline is a midsize, crew cab pickup truck designed for light-duty use. Unlike its direct competitors, the Ridgeline features a unibody structural design and a 4-wheel independent suspension.

Four trim levels are available: RT, Sport, RTS, and RTL. The Ridgeline RT is equipped with power exterior mirrors, power-sliding rear window, heated windshield wiper de-icer grid, and a trailer hitch with pre-wiring to accommodate a 7-pin trailer harness. Steel 17-inch wheels identify the Ridgeline RT.

Interior Features
Standard equipment for the Ridgeline RT includes power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, tilt steering wheel, trip computer, reversing camera display, and a stereo with a CD/MP3/WMA player.

Optional Features
Available in a limited number of paint colors, the Ridgeline Sport builds upon Ridgeline RT equipment with black-painted 18-inch aluminum wheels, fog lights, black lighting element trim, black honeycomb-pattern grille, and dark-tinted rear privacy glass. Inside, the Ridgeline Sport is equipped with an auxiliary audio input jack, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, and all-weather floor mats.

The Ridgeline RTS offers 17-inch machined-finish aluminum wheels, body-color mirror housings and door handles, dual-zone automatic climate control, upgraded stereo with a CD changer, 10-way power driver's seat, and a 7-pin trailer harness.

At the top of the lineup, the Ridgeline RTL is equipped with leather seats, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, power sunroof, universal garage door opener, 115-volt power outlet, carpeted floor mats, satellite radio, and unique 18-inch aluminum wheels. Bluetooth connectivity and a navigation system are optional on the Ridgeline RTL.

Honda dealers can install numerous extra-cost accessories for the 2013 Ridgeline. Highlights include a roof rack, side step rails, tonneau cover for the bed, trailering equipment, sports equipment racks, bed and interior storage solutions, reversing sensors, satellite radio, and more.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Honda Ridgeline is equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine generating 250 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 247 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,300 rpm, driving all four wheels through a 5-speed automatic transmission and Honda's Variable Torque Management 4-wheel-drive system (VTM-4).

Under normal driving conditions, VTM-4 delivers power primarily to the Ridgeline's front wheels. When the system detects wheel slip, VTM-4 sends up to 70% of the engine's power to the rear wheels for added traction. Under challenging circumstances, a VTM-4 Lock setting continually splits power between the front and rear wheels at speeds up to 18 mph.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Honda Ridgeline are 15/21/17 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Every 2013 Ridgeline is equipped with 6 air bags, traction and stability control system, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a reversing camera. Dealers can install reversing sensors for the truck's rear bumper.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not performed crash tests on the 2013 Ridgeline, but does assign the truck a 4-star (out of 5) rollover resistance rating. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2013 Ridgeline. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.

Available Trims for the 2013 Honda Ridgeline
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name RT (4WD Crew Cab) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29450.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/21
Name Sport (4WD Crew Cab) Transmission Automatic MSRP 30195.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/21
Name RTS (4WD Crew Cab) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32155.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/21
Name RTL (4WD Crew Cab) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35030.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/21
Name RTL (4WD Crew Cab w/Navi) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37380.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 15/21

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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 airbags off
  • Maintenance Minder system
  • Pwr windows w/driver auto-up/down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote entry system
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel filler door release
  • Trip computer
  • 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
  • Rearview mirror -inc: rearview camera display w/guidelines
  • 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
  • Front & rear HD all-weather floor mats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise/audio controls
  • 10-way pwr driver seat -inc: pwr lumbar
  • 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
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Rearview mirror -inc: rearview camera display w/guidelines, compass
  • Ambient console lighting
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise/audio/navigation/phone controls
  • Honda satellite-linked navigation system w/voice recognition -inc: rearview camera, compass
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
  • 18" black machine-finished alloy wheels
  • P245/60TR18 all-season tires
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights w/auto-off -inc: black-trimmed bezels
  • Fog lights
  • Privacy glass
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • Body-colored folding pwr mirrors
  • Body-colored door handles
  • 18" silver machine-finished alloy wheels
  • Pwr tilt moonroof
  • 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
  • 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 6050 lbs
  • 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
    • Tire pressure monitoring system -inc: location & pressure indicators
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 100-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (6) speakers, MP3/WMA playback
    • Hidden roof-mounted antenna
    • 100-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (6) speakers, MP3/WMA playback, auxiliary input jack
    • 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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