Honda Ridgeline – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline

2012-Present 71.2 in (1,808 mm)

The Honda is a mid to full size sport truck produced by the Japanese Honda. The Ridgeline was released in 2005 as a 2006 model and is intended first foray the North American pickup market. Until 2009, the was built in Alliston, Ontario.

alongside the Acura MDX. Civic. Honda Civic Si. and CSX. The Ridgeline was awarded Trend’s Truck of the Year for

The Ridgeline is based on the Acura MDX alongside the Honda Pilot. The was shown in concept form as the SUT in 2004.

First generation 2006) Edit

Unibody Edit

The Honda Ridgeline unibody architecture ladder /unibody hybrid chassis. claims this design it 2.5 times more ball and 20 times the torsional rigidity the standard ladder frame type of chassis construction, retaining the load carrying of the traditional ladder frame.

Independent rear suspension

The truck also boasts independent suspension which, with the unibody design, a new level of stable and sure under load well that which could be with older platforms.

Honda Ridgeline

A pickup with a trunk

Another advantage of the independent is that it opened up enough for Honda to create the second truck to include a storage below the bed, which can be to secure contents such as a chest (the first pick-up having been the version of the Volkswagen Type 2 ). Doing a flat tire will become difficult if you are contents inside the bed since the is tucked inside the trunk. The bed standard with a composite that resists dents, and can easily be hosed clean. The has drainage holes to allow water to flow out.

Dual action tailgate

It became clear to designers a lowered tailgate created too a reach for a consumer to get into the However, the relatively short bed was with a lowered tailgate as an extension in mind, so a purely tailgate action was not dismissible. met this challenge with a action tailgate. This was first used by 1966 Ford station wagons.

The tailgate opens conventionally in a motion that can handle a in the horizontal open position, but can be swung to the side like a allowing a consumer to stand up at the rear bumper and reach into the trunk.

The bed is integrated with the body, to the Chevrolet Avalanche. It is rated as a 5,000 lb (2,268 kg) towing (with dealer-installed or aftermarket and a 1,500 lb (680 kg) bed capacity

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