Trim Levels of the 2018 Honda Ridgeline

Drivers in the Detroit area need pickup trucks that are as flexible and hardworking as they are, and many have already realized that the 2018 Honda Ridgeline is the perfect vehicle for almost any job. We’re not the only experts who think the Ridgeline is in a league of its own. The writers at Motor Trend have praised the Ridgeline’s “unconventional comfort and ingenious features,” declaring it “the best mid-size pickup money can buy”! Folks who want to get a better sense of the Ridgeline’s capabilities should start by exploring all six of its trim levels, broken down in detail below.

Honda Ridgeline RT

Even the Ridgeline’s baseline RT trim has what it takes to excite the Detroit area’s pickup drivers. This model is priced at just $29,630 MSRP,* and it’s bound to be a hit with folks who want a versatile, no-nonsense vehicle with plenty of power and cargo space. Many of the Ridgeline’s interior features are only available in upgraded trim levels, but already in this trim, drivers will receive illuminated steering wheel–mounted controls, floor mats, push-button start, and much more!

  • 280 hp 3.5L V6 Engine: The Ridgeline’s dependable engine block offers 280 hp, 262 lb-ft of torque, and a 2WD towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Its drivetrain has been optimized with a 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC, an eco-assist system, and variable cylinder management.
  • Dual-Action Tailgate: This tailgate can be lain flat or swung to the side, making it easy to load bulky cargo.
  • Unit-Body Construction: The Ridgeline’s unique construction process gives it an ultra-rigid frame, a lower floor height, and reduced vibration.

Honda Ridgeline Sport

This year’s Honda Ridgeline lineup has been updated with a Sport trim that offers more aggressive styling and a host of new features! The Ridgeline Sport is priced at $33,170 MSRP for 2WD models,* and beginning here, intelligent variable torque management all-wheel drive is available as an upgrade. Some of this model’s unique exterior elements include 18-inch gray painted alloy wheels, body-colored power side mirrors, and fog lights. Its convenience and technology features make its interior just as appealing as its frame!

  • Remote Engine Start: Get your engine running before you step inside using the Ridgeline’s standard remote engine start technology.
  • Smart Entry: With Smart Entry, your Ridgeline will unlock its doors automatically whenever you approach it with your keys. 
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control: The Ridgeline’s driver, front passenger, and second-row passengers will all be able to travel at a temperature that suits them!

Honda Ridgeline RTL

Drivers who take class and comfort seriously will find plenty to get excited about inside the Ridgeline RTL, priced at $33,930 MSRP for 2WD models.* For starters, heated body-colored power side mirrors and 18-inch machine-finished alloy wheels add a touch of sophistication to the RTL’s exterior. What’s more, this model comes equipped with a standard acoustic windshield, a leather-trimmed interior, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and exceptionally comfortable seating.

  • Heated Front Seats: These heated front seats are sure to help you survive the harsh Detroit winters, and with remote engine start, you can start to warm them up before you even leave the house.
  • Driver’s Seat with 10-Way Power Adjustment: Find your comfort zone using the RTL’s 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat. A four-way power-adjustable passenger’s seat also comes standard at this trim level.
  • Leather-Trimmed Interior: All of your passengers are sure to appreciate the Ridgeline’s supple leather seating, and you’ll love the way its leather-wrapped steering wheel feels on your fingertips.
2018 Honda Ridgeline RT
2018 Honda Ridgeline Sport
2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL

Honda Ridgeline RTL-T

The designers at Honda have saved many of their most exciting entertainment and connectivity features for inclusion on the Ridgeline’s RTL-T trim level, and drivers can purchase this model for just $36,080 MSRP for 2WD models.* With all of the RTL-T’s standard features under your control, you’ll feel more comfortable venturing off the beaten path, and you’ll have more fun while doing so.

  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System: Honda’s navigation system offers turn-by-turn directions, HD digital traffic updates, a color display, and voice-recognition technology.
  • Honda LaneWatch: With this feature, you can activate your right turn signal to see the view from a camera mounted on the Ridgeline’s side view mirror.
  • 8-Inch Display Audio System with HondaLink: There’s no substitute for a responsive, customizable Display Audio screen. Drivers and passengers can use this feature to control Ridgeline technology and entertainment features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T
2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E

Honda Ridgeline RTL-E

The Ridgeline RTL-E is unlike any other pickup truck, and it’s not hard to see why. Some of the standout inclusions in this model are the Honda Sensing safety suite, a 540-watt eight-speaker Premium Audio System, and even a truck bed audio system with accompanying power outlets! Additional elements like a heated leather steering wheel, a two-position driver’s seat memory function, and blue ambient LED lighting give this Ridgeline a more luxurious feel. All-wheel drive comes standard here as well! The RTL-E is priced at $41,620 MSRP.*

  • Honda Sensing: Honda Sensing includes a collision mitigation braking system, a forward collision warning, a lane departure warning, a road departure mitigation system, adaptive cruise control, and a lane keeping assist system.
  • Truck Bed Audio System: The Ridgeline’s durable, powerful truck bed audio system is the first system of its kind, and it makes the Ridgeline the perfect vehicle for tailgate and campground entertainment.
  • Blind Spot Information System: Small indicators on each of your side view mirrors will light up whenever they detect a vehicle in your blind spot. This system also includes a rear cross traffic monitor that will alert you whenever something crosses your path.

Honda Ridgeline Black Edition

Those who won’t settle for anything less than the best will doubtlessly opt for the Ridgeline’s elite Black Edition trim. In addition to all of the features outlined above, this model sports exclusive black chrome exterior accents, body-colored side mirrors and door handles, black leather trim with red contrast stitching, red ambient interior lighting, and exclusive black-painted 18-inch alloy wheels. It’s a steal at $43,120 MSRP.*

2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition

Get Behind the Wheel!

When you explore our current offers and financing options, you’ll see that there’s never been a better time to test drive your favorite 2018 Honda Ridgeline trim level. Get in touch with a representative at your local Detroit Area Honda Dealer to start your adventure today.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $940.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set own prices.

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