Honda Ridgeline

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

83
Priced From $29,350
MPG 18.0
Styles Reviewed
SUV/TruckSUV/Truck
Vehicle's Review History
Average overall score
for this vehicle, by year:
2014 models 80
2012 models 82
2011 models 82
2010 models 84
2009 models 79
2008 models 73

Edmunds.com

01/26/12
2012-01-26
84
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

The 2012 Honda Ridgeline doesn’t have the muscle that serious truck buyers demand, but its combination of a carlike ride and pickup utility makes it all the pickup many buyers will ever need.

Motor Trend

01/26/12
2012-01-26
83
100

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Allyson Harwood Allyson Harwood Score Pending 2012 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

The Ridgeline still offers what Honda buyers like: sport/utility interior and trucklike bed, in a well-executed package. The styling is not universally liked, the engine could use more power, and it could certainly benefit from a six-speed automatic.

Automobile Magazine

01/25/12
2012-01-25
81
100

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Joe Lorio Joe Lorio 8.3 out of 10 2012 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

For 2012, Honda gave the Ridgeline a bit of attention, coaxing another 1 mpg out of the powertrain and adding the Sport trim level. But pickup buyers like their trucks big, and unless Honda can make the Ridgeline a more compelling alternative, it appears likely to remain an outlier.

Edmunds.com

01/04/11
2011-01-04
82
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2011 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

The 2011 Honda Ridgeline doesn’t have the muscle that serious truck buyers demand, but its combination of a carlike ride and pickup utility make it all the pickup many buyers will ever need.

New Car Test Drive

04/20/10
2010-04-20
86
100

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Jim McCraw Jim McCraw 6.5 out of 10 2010 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

While the Ridgeline cannot do the work of a full-size pickup, we’ve found the Honda to be one of the nicest pickups to drive when measured by comfort and ease of use. It’s smooth, quiet and very maneuverable, with a load of useful features.

Vehix.com

05/19/10
2010-05-19
84
100

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Katrina Ramser-Parrish Katrina Ramser-Parrish 7.3 out of 10 2010 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

The 2010 Honda Ridgeline isn’t just a tribute to Honda off-road recreational enthusiasts as a car built for towing all-terrain vehicles. It serves as a focused alternative for drivers not committed to a bigger or more traditional truck.

Associated Press

03/31/10
2010-03-31
83
100

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Ann Job Ann Job Score Pending 2010 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

The Honda Ridgeline is a four-door, five-passenger, four-wheel drive, mid-size truck that’s agile for everyday driving and comfortable for outdoor getaways on less-aggressive off-road terrain.

Auto123.com

06/06/10
2010-06-06
83
100

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Rob Rothwell Rob Rothwell Score Pending 2010 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

The Honda Ridgeline is a truck capable of being a “truck” in every sense of the domestic definition—it’s just a little lighter and less rugged than what we typically expect in this segment.

About.com

12/23/09
2009-12-23
82
100

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Jason Fogelson Jason Fogelson 6.5 out of 10 2010 Honda Ridgeline SUV/Truck

If you need a heavy-duty work truck, you should probably look past the Ridgeline. But if you are looking for a compromise between the convenience and utility of an open pickup bed and the comfort of a car, Ridgeline might fit the bill.

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