2020 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab is made to be an addition to the large SUV class. It is not easy, especially if we know that competitors, like Hyundai Santa Cruz, have prepared great changes in the new version. However, Ridgeline comes as slightly changed, improved in technology and possible new electric engine under the hood.
- The design of the truck is modernized.
- The engine is strong and possibly supported by the electric unit.
- The model is hard on rough terrain.
- The price is a little higher for the class.
Design of 2020 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab does not go far away from the design of the last year model. However, it is improved in many details. Aiming to be closer to big players in the class, like Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, Ridgeline has been changed in design to be more modernized. There is still large and wide front end, with a mesh grille and recognizable logo in the middle of it. The rear end is simpler, with a flat trunk door and great hands on it. The rear lights are slightly modernized.
There are few significant changes in the cabin of 2020 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab. There is usual equipment including adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane keep assist and blind spot monitoring. On the other hand, the manufacturer provided an upgraded infotainment system and new Apple Store and Android application, along with connections with the phone and computer. It is very large, comfortable and pleasant cabin, made for family usage.
There is one possible engine that will surely be under the hood of the 2020 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab. It is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Fans will recognize the model that was in the current model, so there is not much change. The engine is matched with the front and all-wheel driving system and possible six-speed automatic transmission. The engine is made to tow 5,000 pounds. However, there are rumors that the manufacturer could offer another, this time an electric engine for the new model. It could be a hybrid motor, as a combination of two electric engines and a battery pack. Even the petrol unit is much more efficient than before, while the electric model should be great for the city driving.
2020 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab Release Date and Price
It is expected that 2020 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab be on the market before the end of 2019 but after the middle of the year. The price range starts at $30,000 which means that this model will be more expensive than other models in the class. However, there are so many reasons to consider buying this car, that the price should not affect your decision.