Thursday, August 4, 2016

2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD Tested: A Breed Apart


When the Honda Ridgeline first appeared in 2005, we threw it into a comparison test against the mid-size pickups of the day, and the Ridgeline came out on top. In that test, though, we equivocated on the question of whether the Ridgeline—with its unibody construction and transverse powertrain layout—was a real truck or a car masquerading as a truck. We called it “a new type of utility vehicle.” Now there’s a new Ridgeline, and Honda is sticking with its unconventional layout, although it did work around the edges to make the Ridgeline fit better into the pickup landscape. Hard-core truck guys may still question its bona fides, but the Ridgeline once again looks impressive next to its peers. READ MORE ››

from Car and Driver Blog

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