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2014 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab - Consumer Reviews

2014 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab

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Ridgeline Not Again
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By Ralph Fudge
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2014 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab RT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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My dealer hounds me about getting the transmission fluid changed for a whopping $167. I've never had a vehicle in which this was even suggested by a dealer. The owner's manual says there are indicator lights to show what is needed. I've never seen any indicator to suggest changing any fluid other than engine oil. It may just be that my dealer is trying to scam me.


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RIDGELINE RULES!!!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Mo Wilson
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2014 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab RT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I love my Ridgeline! After two years and with 30,000 miles, I am still just as happy with it as when it was brand new!


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Far & away best overall vehicle I've ever owned---
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Randy H
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2014 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab SE w/Leather and Navigation 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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Bought new and have owned the Ridgeline-Sp Edition for almost two years(approx. 22,000 mi). Have never contacted Honda dealer or any service dept since truck was driven home in March of 2014, and have never had an issue, mechanical or cosmetic. Synthetic oil changes and an air filter by nearby lube place only. I'd never before owned or driven a Honda or Acura vehicle. This truck/SUV has very good acceleration & handling characteristics(I suppose much like the Honda Pilot on which it's based). Sound system is good, Heat/AC very good, storage areas up front & center console very good. Front seat comfort is outstanding from the seats themselves to their position relative to the steering wheel and height to the windows & visibility outside the truck. Never ridden in the backseat but haven't heard any complaints and rear seat legroom & overall space is large. The rear seats are split 60-40 & fold-up to form a cavernous storage area(friends new Chevy truck also does this now---in a likely copy of the Honda). Waterproof & locking trunk under bed is fantastic, almost as large as a typical auto trunk.


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An excellent multi-purpose vehicle
23 of 23 people found this review helpful
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By wiesbadenbob
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2014 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab RT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I've had my Ridgeline for about 18 months now.
I had one very minor warranty claim, which was handled promptly and courteously by the dealer.
This is a great vehicle for the suburbanite who needs to make the occasional Home Depot run, and may need to haul a smaller RV trailer.
I've hauled U-Haul's 6 x 12 trailer fully loaded with no trouble using the factory installed receiver.
This is NOT for the manly man who needs a macho truck.
It's a great combination of comfort and flexible cargo capacity.
The trunk in the bed makes a great cooler for tailgating.


Best Features

My favorite features are the two way tail gate, the trunk in the bed of the truck and the flip up back seats in the passenger cabin. I also like the unique Honda four wheel drive differential which automatically sends variable torque to the axles based on the situation.


Worst Features

The interior design--particularly the controls for the sound system and the heat/AC need a redesign.


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2014 Ridgeline Sport
28 of 33 people found this review helpful
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By roc23
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2014 Honda Ridgeline Crew Cab Sport 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I chose Honda because of their reliability and reputation of building quality vehicles.
It is a decision that I have grown to regret.
The idea of the Ridgeline is great.
It has plenty of storage and is rather roomy in the front and rear seats.
I am 6' 2" and I am quite comfortable.
The engine is smooth but the transmission has issues shifting when it's cold.
My issue is with the fit and finish and how Honda has handled the warranty issues with my vehicle.
Not one of the doors line up on my Ridgeline.
Other Ridgelines have this same issue where the doors aren't flush with the surrounding body panels.
Mine leaked water as a result and it has yet to be fixed correctly.


Best Features

The Ridgeline has great legroom and storage.


Worst Features

Honda needs to implement better quality control procedures. The doors don't align properly causing water to leak into my vehicle. When I brought my concerns with overall fit and finish to the attention of the District Service and Parts Manager for American Honda, he told me I shouldn't have bought the Ridgeline if I wasn't happy with it. I didn't think to check to make sure the doors aligned on a brand new vehicle. The body shops I have taken it to said it is unacceptable. Other Ridgelines I looked at had significant paint blemishes. The Ridgeline I purchased before had a broken spot weld that required replacing the A pillar. The dealership traded it for this one which is also defective.


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