Capability

Equipped for the Challenge

Equipped for the Challenge

The Ridgeline dominates on and off the road with an available i-VTM4® AWD system, a 280-horsepower* V-6 engine capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds** and a scratch-resistant truck bed for all your gear.***

*280 hp @ 6000 rpm (SAE net)
**Maximum towing capacity is 5,000 lbs. Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
***Carrying too much cargo or improperly storing it can affect the handling, stability and operation of this vehicle. Follow applicable load limits and loading guidelines.

All-Wheel Drive

All-Wheel Drive

The i-VTM4® AWD system works with Intelligent Traction Management, which includes three unique modes for tackling snow, sand and mud.

Intelligent Traction Management

Intelligent Traction Management

The Ridgeline is ready for a variety of terrains. The Intelligent Traction Management system lets you select between four modes: Normal, Snow, Sand and Mud. Just push a button and explore.

Tested Tough

Tested Tough

We pushed the all-wheel-drive system to the limit at the Automotive Enviro Testing (AET) facility in Baudette, Minnesota—home to some of the most severe weather in America. From freezing temperatures to harsh terrain, the Ridgeline can perform almost anywhere you take it.

Independent Suspension System

Independent Suspension System

The fully independent front and rear suspensions ensure a better handle on the road to make your drive as smooth as possible. That means even when the road is rough, you'll be riding in more comfort and control than you might in other trucks.

Unibody Construction

Unibody Construction

The Ridgeline is unique among pickup trucks for its smooth-riding unibody cab and bed, with an integrated frame that's stronger than conventional body-on-frame designs. Approximately 45% of the body and frame uses special high-strength and ultra-high-strength steel that adds rigidity without undue weight. It also offers better driving characteristics and improved isolation from wind noise and vibration.

Dual-Action Tailgate

Dual-Action Tailgate

The dual-action tailgate opens down for conventional bed loading or to the side for convenient access to the In-Bed Trunk®.

Lockable In-Bed Trunk®

Lockable In-Bed Trunk®

The lockable, 7.3 cubic foot In-Bed Trunk® includes a drain plug, so you can use it as an ice chest or a place to store wet gear without compromising bed utility.

Lay-Flat Truck Bed

Lay-Flat Truck Bed

The bed of the Ridgeline was designed with minimal wheelwell housings to help maximize space, whether you're hauling off-road toys or 4-by-8-foot sheets of plywood.*

*Carrying too much cargo or improperly storing it can affect the handling, stability and operation of this vehicle. Follow applicable load limits and loading guidelines.

Truck-Bed Power Outlet

Truck-Bed Power Outlet

An available 150-watt/400-watt truck-bed outlet in the wall of the bed allows you to plug power tools or a TV right into the truck.

Lockable Tailgate

Lockable Tailgate

Help keep your valuables protected in the truck bed by pairing the available hard truck bed cover with the lockable tailgate feature.

Composite Truck Bed

Composite Truck Bed

The standard UV-stabilized, scratch-resistant bed helps protect your truck from dings and scrapes, so it can handle even the toughest loads.

280-hp V-6 Engine

280-hp V-6 Engine

Hit the ground running with a powerful 280-horsepower,* direct-injection engine that provides passing power, towing capacity and impressive efficiency.**

*280 hp @ 6000 rpm (SAE net)
**18 city/24 highway/21 combined mpg rating. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

Towing Capability

Towing Capability

The Ridgeline can haul up to 5,000 pounds,* has 262 pound-feet of torque** and includes a standard integrated tow hitch with a 7-pin connector.

*Maximum towing capacity is 5,000 lbs. Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
**262 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm (SAE net).

9-Speed Automatic Transmission

9-Speed Automatic Transmission

The Ridgeline comes with a 9-speed automatic transmission that delivers a more refined driving experience, with swift acceleration and smooth cruising.

Roof Rails with Crossbars

Roof Rails with Crossbars

Whether you want to take your snowboard to the mountains, bike to the trail or surfboard to the ocean, this aerodynamic setup fits all Honda roof rack accessories.

Black Running Boards

Black Running Boards

The black running boards add a rugged look to your Ridgeline. Made from durable die-cast aluminum, the step features a nonslip coating for safer entry and exit.*

*If installed at time of original vehicle purchase, Honda Genuine Accessories are covered by the Honda 3-Year/36,000-Mile, New Vehicle Limited Warranty. See Build & Price section for specific accessories available for each Ridgeline trim. See local Honda dealer for more details.

Kayak Attachment

Kayak Attachment

Mount your kayak securely on your roof with the kayak attachment. The soft, adjustable saddles firmly cradle the kayak while the reinforced straps allow for lateral stability.

Bed Extender

Bed Extender

Because you always end up needing more cargo space, Honda offers a bed extender that increases capacity. The bed extender gives the Ridgeline an extra 16 inches of storage for a total maximum cargo length of 76 inches.* It's a great alternative to making extra trips or leaving things behind.

*Carrying too much cargo or improperly storing it can affect the handling, stability and operation of this vehicle. Follow applicable load limits and loading guidelines.

Cargo Net

Cargo Net

Easy to install and easy to use, the cargo net helps keep items from sliding* around in the In-Bed Trunk®.

*Carrying too much cargo or improperly storing it can affect the handling, stability and operation of this vehicle. Follow applicable load limits and loading guidelines.

In-Bed Trunk® Cargo Dividers

In-Bed Trunk® Cargo Dividers

Small items will stay right where you put them neat and organized, with these easy-to-use In-Bed Trunk® cargo dividers.

Exterior & Interior

Rugged Good Looks

Rugged Good Looks

The redesigned 2021 Honda Ridgeline sports a more aggressive front end, chunkier tires and new dual chrome exhaust tips. Inside, you'll find surprisingly upscale amenities, including leather-trimmed seats and an available moonroof and wireless phone charger.

HPD™ Package

HPD™ Package

From fender flares to newly debuted bronze wheels, Honda Performance Development™ (HPD™) accessories are designed to amplify the appearance of your Ridgeline.

Fender Flares

Fender Flares

Give the Ridgeline an even tougher, more rugged look with HPD™ fender flares.

Sport Grille

Sport Grille

The HPD™ sport grille is all about attitude and aesthetics, adding an aggressive style to your Ridgeline with a distinct carbon-fiber pattern.

Bronze Wheels

Bronze Wheels

Amp up the visual appeal of your Ridgeline with all-new 18-inch bronze alloy wheels. You won't see many of these HPD™ wheels on the road or the trail.

Restyled Front End

Restyled Front End

The 2021 Ridgeline sports a bold new look up front. With the striking appearance of its new hood, grille and bumper, the redesigned front end introduces a tougher aesthetic to this iconic truck.

LED Headlights

LED Headlights

Bright and distinct available LED low-beam headlights with auto-on/off, LED fog lights and Daytime Running Lights (DRL) can help you see and be seen.

Body Lines

Body Lines

Ridgeline was designed to take conventional truck styling and update it as only Honda can, melding form and function into one highly capable package.

18-Inch Alloy Wheels

18-Inch Alloy Wheels

Designed to appear more aggressive, new 18-inch wheels give the Ridgeline a dominant stance and visually balance the strong look of the new tires.

Restyled Rear End

Restyled Rear End

The rear end of the Ridgeline features improvements all around, including dual-exhaust outlets for a more powerful feel, a higher bumper for better clearance and sturdier accents that invoke the truck's robust capabilities.

LED Taillights

LED Taillights

Standard LED taillights help make the Ridgeline easier to see, whether driving at night or stopping in broad daylight.

Seating for Up to 5

Seating for Up to 5

The Ridgeline features one of the most versatile cabins available, thanks in part to its 60/40 split lift-up rear seats. With a spacious interior that has plenty of room for up to five, the inside is truly accommodating.

Leather-Trimmed Interior

Leather-Trimmed Interior

The rugged exterior of the Ridgeline gives way to an upscale cabin with available leather-trimmed seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

60/40 Split Lift-Up Rear Seat

60/40 Split Lift-Up Rear Seat

Multiple rear-seat configurations create room for a bike, groceries or camping gear. Raising or lowering the rear seats is easy—just pull the release lever and lift the seat cushion.

Power Driver's Seat

Power Driver's Seat

Find your sweet spot with the available 10-way power driver's seat, which includes power lumbar support and two-position memory, and a 4-way power seat for the front passenger.

One-Touch Power Moonroof

One-Touch Power Moonroof

Sometimes, the best part of going off the beaten path is the view. Get a glimpse or a little fresh air with the available one-touch power moonroof.

Center Console Storage

Center Console Storage

The spaciousness inside doesn't end with the seating. You'll also find a generously roomy center console with enough space to store a 10-inch tablet or first-aid kit, and a USB charging port that can power up your devices.

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Ease the chill of cold winter commutes with the push of a button. The Ridgeline features an available heated steering wheel* and heated front seats.

*Available as dealer-installed accessory.

Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control

Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control

Let your front and rear passengers choose the temperature that's right for them. The standard tri-zone automatic climate control keeps everyone comfortable.

Wireless Phone Charger

Wireless Phone Charger

Just place your compatible smartphone on the wireless phone charger* tray, and an LED indicator will light up to show it's charging.

*Honda wireless phone charger is compatible with both Qi and Powermat wireless charging standards. Check with your device's manufacturer for wireless capability.

Remote Engine Start

Remote Engine Start

With standard remote engine start, you can heat or cool the cabin so the temperature is perfect before you even open the door.

Multi-Information Interface

Multi-Information Interface

An impressive 4.2-inch color Multi-Information Interface with steering wheel controls make it easy to answer the phone, change the song or turn up the volume.

2nd-Row USB Charging Ports

2nd-Row USB Charging Ports

Charge your compatible digital devices with front USB connectivity,* and let your rear passengers charge theirs as well with the available rear USB ports.

*The USB interface is used for playback of MP3, WMA or AAC music files from digital audio players and other USB devices, as well as smartphone data transfer on designated Smartphone/Audio Interface ports. Some USB devices and files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.

Technology

Innovations That Go a Long Way

Innovations That Go a Long Way

The Ridgeline is packed with technology inside and out. From an available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™* to a truck-bed audio system, the latest tech is always at your fingertips.

*The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is standard on the Touring trim in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (Honda HD Digital Traffic service only available in the United States, except Alaska). Please see your Honda dealer for details.

8-Inch Display Audio Touch-Screen

8-Inch Display Audio Touch-Screen

The intuitive 8-inch Display Audio touch-screen lets you touch, pinch and swipe your way through all your favorite music, podcasts and talk shows.

Apple CarPlay® Integration

Apple CarPlay® Integration

Use your compatible iPhone® with Apple CarPlay® integration to get directions, send or receive messages and more through the Display Audio touch-screen.

Android Auto™ Integration

Android Auto™ Integration

With available Android Auto™ integration, you can connect your compatible Android phone to get directions, appointments and even the weather.

Navigation System

Navigation System

The available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™* features 3-D renderings of terrain, buildings and road signs, as well as lane guidance. Plus, it can take you places the GPS on your phone can't, keeping you off the grid longer.

*The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is standard on the Touring trim in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (Honda HD Digital Traffic service only available in the United States, except Alaska). Please see your Honda dealer for details.

HondaLink®

HondaLink®

Connect to your compatible device with the available HondaLink®* app to save your parking location, view your fuel range and schedule service appointments.

*Depending on use, HondaLink® can transmit to Honda and its providers a vehicle's location, speed and other operating conditions, information that may be tied to the vehicle identification number (VIN) and can be combined to create a track of a vehicle. For a full explanation of HondaLink® functionality and Honda's data use and privacy policy.

Truck-Bed Audio System

Truck-Bed Audio System

Listen to your favorite music outside* with an available industry-first truck-bed audio system that uses the bed walls to pump out great sound.

Vehicle must be in Park or moving at less than 9 mph to activate truck-bed audio.

Premium Audio System

Premium Audio System

The Ridgeline always brings the beat with a powerful, 540-watt, 8-speaker premium audio system that comes standard on RTL-E and Black Edition. Pick your favorite track, turn up the volume and enjoy your next adventure.

Radio Choices

Radio Choices

Listen to your favorite music, talk shows, podcasts and audio books with available SiriusXM®* Radio, HD Radio™** and pandora.

*SiriusXM services require a subscription after any trial period. If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Fees and programming subject to change. XM satellite service is available only to those at least 18 years and older in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. ©2019 SiriusXM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc.
**HD Radio is a proprietary trademark of iBiquity Digital Corporation.

Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor

Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor

The available blind spot information system (BSI)* with cross traffic monitor uses sensors in the rear bumper to alert you when approaching vehicles are detected in an adjacent lane or whenever you're in Reverse.

*The systems are not a substitute for your own visual assessment before changing lanes or backing up, and may not detect all objects, or provide complete information about conditions, behind or to the side of the vehicle. System accuracy will vary based on weather, size of object, and speed. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

Make it easier to back up to a trailer hitch with a standard multi-angle rearview camera that offers three different views: wide, normal and top-down.

Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®

Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®

Leave the key fob in your pocket. With Smart Entry, you can unlock the doors with a touch of the door handle, and with Walk Away Auto Lock®, they'll automatically lock when you shut them and move 8 feet away.

Honda Sensing

The Honda Sensing® Suite

The Honda Sensing® Suite

Every Ridgeline comes with Honda Sensing®, a suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies designed to assist and help protect you and your passengers.

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)

CMBS™ can help bring your Honda to a stop by automatically applying brake pressure when the system determines that a frontal collision is unavoidable.

Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

RDM can determine if you cross over detected lanes without signaling, can provide steering assistance to help you return to your lane or provide braking to help you keep from leaving the roadway entirely.⁠

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

ACC helps you maintain a set following interval behind a detected vehicle for highway driving. If the detected vehicle slows to a stop, ACC is designed to slow and stop your vehicle as well. After stopping, a tap on the throttle instructs the car to continue maintaining the desired interval.

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

With your hands on the steering wheel, long highway drives are easier with LKAS, which subtly adjusts steering to help keep the vehicle centered in a detected lane.

New 2021 Honda Ridgeline - Gallery

2021 Honda Ridgeline - Available Model Trims

Product information may feature optional equipment and accessories. Please see Steve Hopkins Honda for specific product availability.

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