Set to go on sale nationwide starting July 25, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline’s pricing represents a slight increase of $95 compared to last year’s model. For the 2018 model year, Honda has streamlined the trim offerings, down to nine from 12. Available in 2WD or AWD trim, the Ridgeline is powered by a 3.5-liter i-VTEC V6 engine with 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque, while mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
Other 2WD models include the Sport ($34,110), RTL ($34,870), and the RTL-T ($37,020). All 2WD Ridgeline models return 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway for a 22-mpg combined rating.
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Shoppers looking at the AWD version will have to settle for the Sport model as standard, with pricing starting from $36,010, a $1,900 premium over the Sport 2WD model. The $1,900 difference also applies to the RTL and RTL-T models, while the 4WD also has the RTL-E trim starting from $42,560. The most expensive model is the 4WD Black Edition, with a starting price of $44,060.
The 2018 Honda Ridgeline 4WD models all return 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway for a 21-mpg combined rating.
Also for 2018, Honda has added two exterior color choices for the Sport trim, with White Diamond Pearl and Lunar Silver Metallic joining Crystal Black Pearl.
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