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Pros: Car truck combination with in bed trunk
Cons: Blind spots and turning radius
Advice: Perfect if you want a combination vehicleRides great. Blind spots were a problem and turning radius but otherwise I love it.
Pros: In-bed trunk...bed lights...power rear window....tpms
Advice: You will not be disappointedBefore I bought the Ridgeline I was shopping around looking for a multi-use/multi-practical everyday vehicle. I wanted a vehicle that did everything well. I wanted to be comfortable driving it to work everyday. I also play hard too. I'm into all different types of sports so I'm always throwing sports equipment in and out of the ride. Basketball, Baseball, Football and Golf. On top of all that I play in two bands where I'm also throwin band equipment in and out of the ride too. This truck handles like a dream ...no joke! I don't need a huge rock crawler that tows 10,000 lbs like every other guy thinks that they need. Honda did it right. I might not consider it a full blown truck....but whatever it is....Honda always knows how to do things different from any other car company.
Pros: In-bed trunk
Cons: Gas Mileage
Advice: shop around. if you want a truck buy a truck. This is a car with a small bed.For a small to mid-sized truck, its better that the rest. I however, could have gone to a bigger truck since I'm not saving any gas mileage by going with the v-6. The vehicle looks great,but not worth the price. I regret getting into it when I had more choices. Made this purchase too quickly.
Pros: it's a HONDA
Advice: buyThe minute I saw that Honda came out with a pick-up I knew I would get one.The decision was easy to buy a 2007 because the resale value is so high that the used ones are @ the same price as new. The V-6 has plenty of power to tow.Front wheel drive with on demand 4-wheel is a great innovation......how often do you really need 4-wheel ? This truck with the indepedent suspension rides like a lugury vehicle but also works like a truck should.I can fit a table-saw and miter-saw ,both on fold-up tables,in the box side by side with plenty of room to spare.The trunk holds half my hand tools and what doesn't fit in there easily goes in the back seat area with seats folded out of the way and a flat floor , it is easy to load and unload thru the full-sized rear doors. 17-inch whhels,4 wheel disc brakes,etc.There are so many features built in that just make for one solid vehicle. From the Honda 50 motorcycle of the 1960's to the full line of Honda products of today , I tip my hat to Mr. Honda and the engineers who have pushed all auto manufacturers to raise the standards.
Pros: the trunk
Cons: the first time I scratched it
Advice: buy it lift it a little go have funI have owned my Ridgeline for almost a year and all I can say is WOW ! I have gone on several off road trips with people driving Dakotas, Toyotas , Fords , Chevys and watching them pitch and roll and stopping to pickup parts is great .I have installed a 2' lift but otherwise my truck is all stock and with the clearance and the way the suspension works I am quite satisfied .Granted you can haul more in a full size but I am not interested in that I am however interested in having fun and the narrow stance and wheelbase makes the Ridgeline superior to the BIG BOYS I watched a Dakota and a Durango go to the teeter point going through a wash and after two trys they had cleared it and stopped to watch me go through . They were amazed when I came down the almost 4' drop off and floated effortlessly across the area they had fought to get through . Their comments' watching you traveling rough terrain in that thing is bizarre' ' Its like it is crawling through because of the way all 4 wheels are able to go in different directions' All I can say is 'TRY IT , YOU'LL LIKE IT'
Pros: The moonroof and the storage inside the cab. AND THE QUALITY!!!
Cons: Only thing I have found was that it was a bit hard at first to determine distance when backing up.
Advice: Buy it by all means! Do like I did and check out the supposed competition and then head for the Honda Dealership! SOLD!!I recently bought my 2007 Ridgeline after shopping around at Ford, GM, and Dodge. The quality of the Ridgeline was far superior to the Sport Trac, Colorado, Canyon, or the Dakota and the options are wonderful. Tons of storage inside and the hidden trunk is fantastic for traveling. Holds loads of stuff and keeps it all hidden and dry! Love the dual tailgate and my moonroof!!! FANTASTIC truck!!!! Thank you Honda!!!
Pros: THE TRUNK UNDER THE TRUCK BED!!! SWEET!
Cons: THE SMALL WHEEL WELLS
Advice: PUT 22'S ON IT. NICE!!!RIDES LIKE AN ACCORD, BUT STYLISH!