For those who’re opting for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck’s trip and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck fresh by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck, which pushes the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.