2018 Honda Ridgeline Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$28,691 - $41,383
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
280
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$28,691 - $41,383
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
280
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.3 Overall Score
Performance 4.4 Comfort 4.4 Styling 4.1 Value 3.9

Editor's Overview

With the capability of a midsize pickup truck, but the driving dynamics of a midsize SUV, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline strikes a compelling balance between the two. While it suffers from some compromises compared to traditional trucks, the Ridgeline can haul more than 1,500 pounds in the bed, tow up to 5,000 pounds, and still offer the refinement and technology of an SUV.

Honda Ridgeline Models & Trims

RT $28,691 - $31,436*
Horsepower: 280 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport $30,476 - $33,483*
Horsepower: 280 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
RTL $31,017 - $34,094*
Horsepower: 280 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
RTL-T $30,531 - $33,628*
Horsepower: 280 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
RTL-E $36,297 - $39,764*
Horsepower: 280 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Black Edition $37,768 - $41,383*
Horsepower: 280 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.81

16 Reviews

81% 19% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

The right size for us. Love the tailgate.

We downsized to one vehicle since we are both retired. . . We have a small farm and needed a small truck. The ridgeline was a perfect choice for us. Works very well for our needs. Had a small problem with a rattle in the first few months, finally got it resolved. All good.

- Christina R

I really like my Honda ridgeline black edition.

I do not have any vehicle problems. Brand new truck. I love my truck. Features are nice. Safe in weather. Handles nice. No problems. Very comfortable upfront. 3 folding seats in the back. 3 kids fit in backseat. Nice color truck and leather seats very nice.

- Dar F

Honda ridgeline technological amenities are fantastic!

Honda ridgeline is a very dependable vehicle. It is loaded with lots of technological amenities! I would recommend a Honda ridgeline for your next vehicle purchase! You will not be disappointed!

- Charles S

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$28,691 - $31,436
$30,476 - $33,483

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 hp
280 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L 24V SOHC i
3.5L 24V SOHC i
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 in.
40.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.7 in.
36.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.8 in.
38.8 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
33.9 cu. ft.
33.9 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Standard

AC

AC
Not Available
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Standard
Standard

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/60HR18
P245/60HR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
125.2 in.
125.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
44.4 ft.
44.4 ft.

Width

Width
78.6 in.
78.6 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 hp
280 hp

Torque

Torque
262 ft. lbs.
262 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
3500 .lbs
3500 - 5000 .lbs

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
350 .lbs
350 - 500 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.5 gal.
19.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 mpg
23 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
26 mpg
26 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings