Folks who choose the Ridgeline will drive with the confidence that comes with knowing every single component in this vehicle’s drivetrain is working to maximize its utility. With the Honda Ridgeline’s AWD and ground clearance, you’ll be able to go wherever your heart commands.
Intelligent Variable Torque Management: With the Intelligent Variable Torque Management (i-VTM4) All-Wheel Drive system, you’ll enjoy superior control wherever you go. I-VTM4 adjusts the power being sent to each of your wheels before you even begin to slip, thereby ensuring a smoother, more continuous touring experience. It’s available as an upgrade on every trim except for the LX, and it comes standard on the RTL-E and Black Edition trims. With i-VTM4, the Ridgeline’s Intelligent Traction Management functions in the sand, snow, and mud.
Ground Clearance and Off-Road Stability: Every Ridgeline sports 18-Inch Alloy Wheels and All-Season Tires, and it provides ground clearance of up to 7.28 inches when you’re not travelling with heavy cargo (7.87 inches with AWD). MacPherson Strut Front Suspension, Multi-Link Rear Suspension, and two standard stabilizer bars help to provide superior off-road performance, and rigid Unit-Body Construction makes the Ridgeline more stable and responsive wherever you go.
Engine Power and Drivetrain Components: The primary components in the Ridgeline’s drivetrain are its 3.5-Liter V6 engine, its 6-Speed Automatic Transmission, and its High Capacity Radiator with two High-Power Fans. Variable Cylinder Management, Hill Start Assist, and Direct Fuel Injection come standard on every trim, and a Heavy Duty Transmission Cooler is available on the Sport trim and up. Each Ridgeline is capable of generating 280 hp and 262 lb.-ft. of torque.