2019 Honda Ridgeline

2019 Honda Ridgeline
Save up to $3,735
2019 Honda Ridgeline
Save up to $3,735

What’s new

  • Unchanged for the 2019 model year
  • Part of the second Ridgeline generation introduced for 2017

Pros

  • Superior ride and handling thanks to independent rear suspension
  • Unique two-way tailgate and large lockable in-bed trunk
  • Sophisticated all-wheel-drive system provides multisurface traction
  • Spacious crew cab is comfortable and handsomely finished

Cons

  • Sensitive driver aids are distracting
  • 5,000-pound maximum tow rating drops to 3,500 pounds on front-wheel-drive version
  • Lacks the low-range gearing and underbody clearance of typical trucks
  • Frustrating touchscreen audio and navigation interface


Which Ridgeline does Edmunds recommend?

The midlevel Honda Ridgeline, and the one we recommend, is the RTL-T. It offers most of the functional equipment we like without the cost of the top-level creature comforts. You can get it with front- or all-wheel drive (we prefer AWD for the added towing capacity), and it comes with the upgraded 8-inch touchscreen, additional USB ports, Honda's LaneWatch blind-spot monitoring system, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

Edmunds' Expert Review

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline is a distinctive choice for a midsize pickup truck. Rather than going with the crowd and opting for a traditional body-on-frame design, Honda uses a more carlike unibody construction and a fully independent suspension for the Ridgeline. These design choices give this truck class-leading ride comfort and excellent handling.

You don't miss out in terms of utility either. The Ridgeline can still tow up to 5,000 pounds (3,500 pounds with front-wheel-drive models), which should be enough for a light trailer and some gear. It can also fit 4-by-8 sheets of plywood in the bed thanks to a flat load floor — a feature that no other midsize truck currently offers. It also has useful features such as an in-bed cargo storage system that doubles as a cooler and a stereo system made for tailgate parties that uses the bedliner as audio drivers. Inside, the Ridgeline is spacious and quiet with plenty of room for passengers or cargo in the back seat.

There are a few downsides. It's not quite as capable off-road as some other trucks, and its touchscreen interface can be frustrating to use. Also, if you love the rugged stance of pickups, the Ridgeline's softer styling might be a turnoff. Overall, though, this is a well-rounded package built for the majority of users rather than a specialized tool for just one task. It's one of our favorite trucks on the road today.

Trim levels & features

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline is a four-door, crew-cab-only midsize pickup that is offered in six trim levels: RT, Sport, RTL, RTL-T, RTL-E and the Black Edition. The RT is available with front-wheel drive only, while the Sport and the RTL are available with front- or all-wheel drive. The RTL-E and the Black Edition are AWD only. All come with a 3.5-liter V6 engine (280 horsepower, 262 pound-feet of torque) and a six-speed automatic transmission.

The base trim level RT has a decent amount of standard equipment, including 18-inch alloy wheels, a tow hitch, cruise control, air conditioning, push-button start, and a power lock system that includes the dual-action tailgate. There's a 4.2-inch information screen between the gauges, Bluetooth connectivity, and a seven-speaker sound system that includes a USB port and a 5-inch screen interface that also displays the rearview camera.

Step up to the Sport and you'll get foglights, gray-painted alloy wheels, body-color door and tailgate handles, keyless entry, remote engine start and tri-zone automatic climate control.

Next up is the RTL, which has leather seating. The front seats are heated, with an armrest and eight-way power adjustments for the driver and four-way power adjustments for the passenger. All-wheel-drive versions have heated outside mirrors and a noise-reducing windshield.

Our pick is the RTL-T, which adds LED daytime running lights and Honda's LaneWatch passenger-side blind-spot camera system. It also upgrades to the 8-inch touchscreen audio system that brings along a more powerful seven-speaker audio system, navigation, HD radio, satellite radio, three more USB ports, and Apple CarPlay and Android Audio smartphone integration.

Move up to the RTL-E if you want advanced safety gear such as adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automated emergency braking, lane departure warning and intervention, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. Functional differences include a sunroof, LED headlights, driver-seat memory settings, a heated steering wheel, a front passenger armrest, a power-sliding rear window, parking sensors, and a two-prong power outlet and LED cargo lights in the bed. It also has an upgraded sound system with a unique truck-bed speaker system.

Finally, there's the Black Edition, which is essentially an RTL-E with black paint, black-painted wheels, black trim, a black headliner and red-accented black leather seats.

Trim tested

Each vehicle typically comes in multiple versions, although trim levels share many aspects. All Ridgelines use the same engine, transmission, suspension and tires, so the differences boil down to interior features and trim. The ratings in this review are based on our full test of the Honda Ridgeline RTL-E Crew Cab (3.5L V6 | 6-speed automatic | AWD).

Driving

5
Among pickups, the Honda Ridgeline stands apart because of its unibody chassis, fully independent suspension and torque-vectoring AWD system that improves stability on all surfaces. We like how the 3.5-liter V6 and the six-speed automatic work together. The catch: Off-road potential is limited.

Acceleration

4.5
The V6 engine is smooth, which gives the Ridgeline an effortless feel around town. And it feels punchy when you floor it to make a pass or merge onto the highway. It took our test truck 7 seconds to accelerate to 60 mph at the track, which is tops in the midsize pickup category.

Braking

4.5
The brakes are easy to regulate, and the brake pedal maintains a reassuring firmness in routine daily use. There's plenty of stopping power; our test truck traveled 125 feet in our panic-stop test from 60 mph, which is about what we'd expect from a pickup.

Steering

5
The accurate steering gives a clear sense of what's straight ahead, with effort that ramps up smoothly to provide a reassuring sense of where the truck is headed as you guide it into corners. The steering response feels alert without being too sharp, which makes for easy, carlike driving.

Handling

5
A four-wheel independent suspension and unibody construction give the Ridgeline a settled demeanor that is far more polished than that of any traditional body-on-frame pickup. It feels utterly stable and composed, there isn't much body lean, and it is rock-steady when tackling bumpy corners.

Drivability

5
The six-speed automatic transmission is simultaneously smooth and decisive and has well-spaced gear ratios. And it works well with the smooth and predictable gas pedal, which delivers response that is neither too touchy nor too lethargic.

Off-road

5
The Ridgeline's capabilities are like a crossover SUV's, but with an advanced traction management system that can handle snow, sand and dirt. It's fine for most people, but it lacks the underbody clearance, wheel articulation and low-range gearing that other 4WD pickups have for rockier territory.

Comfort

5
The Ridgeline's ride comfort is second to none as far as pickups go, with a much more settled feel that comes from its crossover SUV underpinnings. These roots help with noise suppression, too. The seats and the climate control layout are comfortable and family-friendly.

Seat comfort

5
The front seats have a nice shape and thin yet supportive padding that provides long-distance comfort. They're broad enough to accommodate larger folks, and effective bolsters prevent those with narrower frames from sliding around. The comfy rear seats are set at a pleasing angle.

Ride comfort

5
The Ridgeline is much smoother and more composed on a variety of surfaces than the competition because it's the only pickup in its segment with a four-wheel independent suspension. It shrugs off bumps easily, the ride is not harsh, and there's very little head toss or jostling. Carlike indeed.

Noise & vibration

4.5
There are admirably low levels of wind noise and engine noise. The triple-sealed doors prevent road noise from entering there, but some noise resonates up through the floor because it uses a unibody, not a separate body and frame. Overall, the Ridgeline is generally quieter than competitors.

Climate control

4.5
All versions, except the base model RT, come with tri-zone automatic climate control. Airflow is easy to direct through good-size front vents, and there are backseat air-conditioning vents, too. The controls make good sense and are easy to use. RTL-level trims and above get heated leather seats.

Interior

5
The Ridgeline is very friendly to the driver and passengers alike. It's easy to climb in and out of, the cab is roomier than that of any other midsize competitor, and it's easy to see out. The attractive interior is well-built from quality materials, and the controls are well-thought-out.

Ease of use

5
You'll find useful steering wheel buttons, clear gauges and an informative 4.2-inch data screen inside the Ridgeline. Most other controls are easy to find and use. But note that the touchscreen, discussed in our Technology section, isn't as good.

Getting in/getting out

5
The step-up height is much lower than in the Toyota Tacoma and even the Colorado, which makes the Ridgeline very manageable for shorter folks and those with limited range of motion. The large front doors open wide, but the foot entry clearance in the rear seat is a little tight.

Driving position

4.5
All Ridgelines come with a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel that covers a wide range, and the driver's seat is highly adjustable, especially for height. It's easy for just about anyone to find the sweet spot behind the wheel.

Roominess

5
The Ridgeline easily offers the driver and passengers more space than any other midsize crew-cab truck. The differences are most noticeable in terms of the cabin's interior width at the hip and shoulder and in head- and legroom in the rear seats.

Visibility

4
The large windows give a good view out the front and sides, and the blind spot isn't overly large. The mirrors are decent-size and give good coverage, but we're glad the backup camera is standard.

Quality

5
This is a very nicely trimmed truck interior. The material choices and overall design have a family-friendly sophistication that trucks usually don't even bother to attempt, especially in the midsize arena. It's a cut above the rest.

Utility

5
The Ridgeline is a solid cargo hauler, inside and out. The crew cab's short bed is longer than competitors', has a higher payload rating, is the only one that holds 4-foot-wide plywood sheets, and has a lockable in-bed trunk and a two-way tailgate. Not a towing leader, but 5,000 pounds isn't shabby.

Small-item storage

5
The multilevel front door pockets are large and offer plenty of options. The rear ones are simpler but still useful. The center console is deep and has a nice rolltop cover and a sliding phone tray inside. The glove compartment is a good size, and there are plenty of cupholders.

Cargo space

5
No midsize truck comes close. The Ridgeline's rear seat bottoms flip up to reveal a broad, flat load floor, but the underseat area can still accommodate a medium golf bag with the seats in use. The crowning jewel is the lockable in-bed trunk, which can hold multiple suitcases or a large ice chest.

Child safety seat accommodation

4
LATCH anchors and top tether fittings are provided in all three rear-seat positions. Access is fairly straightforward.

Towing

3
Choose the all-wheel-drive Ridgeline if you plan to tow since it comes fully prepped to tow 5,000 pounds. You'll have to add an aftermarket electric brake controller if your trailer needs one, but the Ridgeline provides plug-and-play pre-wire support. Front-wheel-drive models tow only 3,500 pounds.

Hauling

5
Surprisingly, the Ridgeline has the highest payload in its class. Plus, its dent-resistant textured bed is longer than competing crew-cab short beds, and it alone can fit 4-by-8-foot plywood sheets on the deck between the wheelwells. The unique in-bed trunk and two-way tailgate are unmatched.

Technology

4
The Ridgeline plays well with smartphones, with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto available on higher trims. However, we're not fans of the 8-inch touchscreen audio system because of the poor user-interface experience. A full selection of active driving safety features is available on top-grade models.

Audio & navigation

2.5
Its attractive 8-inch touchscreen is paired with an irritating interface. The wonky touch-sensitive volume slider and small touch zones for basic functions are hard to use, especially when moving. The base audio system without nav has knobs and is refreshingly easy.

Smartphone integration

4.5
Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a USB jack that supports an iPod, and an auxiliary jack are standard across the board. RTL-T trims and above support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, add a second USB input up front, and come with two charge-only USB sockets for the back seat.

Driver aids

4
The Ridgeline offers driver aids, such as adaptive cruise and forward collision alert, not offered by some rivals, but only on the high-end RTL-E and Black Edition. Thing is, the systems can be very sensitive, and our test car had many inexplicable false alarms.

Voice control

4
The voice interface can control phone, navigation and audio functions. The commands need to follow certain guidelines, but some plain-language commands do work. Press and hold the voice button to bypass these and get to Siri's much more sophisticated voice commands via your paired iPhone.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2019 Honda Ridgeline.

Do you really need a macho full size truck?
Gary P,06/25/2018
I did a lot of research and serious looking before buying my 2019 Honda Ridgeline. I read people that said it was not really a truck, it was a girl's truck, a guy would be laughed at going to Home Depot or Lowes to get things in a Ridgeline. I considered an F150, Tacoma, and a Colorado but one test drive of the Ridgeline convinced me this is a great vehicle with lots of room, lots of power, and all the things you would want in a top line SUV. A month and a 1000 miles later I am happy I chose this truck. It performs flawlessly on the road and on gravel. It has plenty of power and lots of room inside. The navigation system is a Garmin system that had 2015 maps in it. I went through the process (3 hours) to update the maps but the new version does not have roads around me that have been built in the past couple of years. The lane keeping assist system takes some getting used to as well as the adaptive cruise control. Overall unless you are going to tow a trailer full of equipment or do some serious mud slinging this is a great truck.
Wonderful Truck!
RDG1954,05/23/2018
This is my 4th Honda product, and first Honda truck. I drove full-sized pickups for 35 years for work, but since I’ve retired, I don’t need that much truck. The Ridgeline fit the bill. I got the 2019 Black Edition a little over a week ago, and it’s very familiar when compared to my wife’s previous Honda (CRV). First impressions: At this price point, there should be auto fold mirrors. Also, exterior downlighting is a nice feature that I had on my RAM and grew to appreciate. The Garmin-based GPS works, but it is clumsy when compared to our BMW. Blind side warning should be adjustable for sensitivity. Cars are (literally) next to me before it goes off. Tailgate should be lockable. The lack of a radio knob is inconvenient, but not awful I use the steering wheel controls. Apple CarPlay won’t work if the phone isn’t connected via USB. Should be a wifi connection. The voice commands are outdated when compared to our BMW and in some regards, the 2014 RAM truck I traded in. The brake pedal travel is a bit long. That’s it for complaints. The truck rides fantastic. I keep it in ECON mode and have gotten no less that 22.3 MPG in combined driving, most of it in the city. One week in, and it’s my favorite truck ever, and I’ve driven them all. The walkaway auto door lock is nice. The owners manual says the vehicle has rain sensing wipers. It does not, but that’s fine. I never use them in our car. The truck blends in with other vehicles yet looks distinctively sharp. I like that. The size makes sense on so many levels. I use the in-bed audio when I’m washing the truck. That’s fun. The fit and finish are top notch. Acceleration is good. Handling is great. ​Very car-like. Honda's hold their value well. While the buy-in might seem high, the vehicle (in the long run) is worth it. These vehicles are bulletproof.
Never thought I would purchase a truck
McHenry Guy,06/12/2018
I looked at my next vehicle for about 4 months. Originally started with the CRV, but we already own two. We have three children, who are now driving, and I wanted something else. My wife drives a 2016 Pilot and I liked this vehicle, but again wanted something else. I looked at cars, but they don't hold enough to help children go back and forth to college. I priced out a Jeep Sahara and a Chevy Colorado. I test drove all of these vehicles. My main purpose was to find utility without sacrificing a quality drive. The Chevy Colorado quickly got expensive (more than the Black Edition) and didn't drive as nice. The Jeep drove like a Jeep. I don't do off roading here in the midwest and therefore didn't need something that wasn't comfortable for having the possibility of using the vehicle in a manner I didn't intend. I also wanted good gas milage as I drive a lot for work. I only have had the Ridgeline for 5 days, but it is everything I thought it would be. I did my research on-line through reviews, my own test drives and pricing. I don't mind the entertainment system as we have a 2016 Pilot Elite and I understand how to use the system. It's not hard once you get to know it, just like any phone, there is a period of time to get to know where everything is at. It's actually much faster than our 2016 Pilot. I also love the Apple Play. Siri does a great job with texts and responses. She can hear what I am saying and repeats it back to me before sending absolutely a great feature. Now when my children are texting me to find out where I'm at, I can respond without taking my eyes off the road or picking up my phone. I look forward to Apple opening up all my app's in the fall for Apple Play. Finding music and making calls has never been easier using Siri. The ride has been wonderful. I haven't had a vehicle this smooth in years, the extra wheel base distance makes the ride incredible. Even better than our Pilot. The red trim and lighting in the Black Edition is something special. About the only thing I would knock is the stopping distance. The truck feels heavy when stopping and you do have to allow for extra spacing between you and the vehicle in front. I think the brakes could have been upgraded a little more, but this is just an adjustment to a different vehicle. I drove a CRV before and it stopped very quickly. Overall this is one heck of a truck from a person who was never interested in owning one, now I drive one daily and have loved every minute of it. I generally lease them and then buy them out, due to my work, I can write the lease off entirely from my taxes and then purchase it later. I will be keeping this one for a long time.
Gentleman's Truck
J. Matthews,09/26/2018
I have no concerns or problems with my 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E. I had an old 1996 Chevy C/K1500 and just got tired of constant maintenance costs of a 23 year old truck. It was tall for my aged mom and mobility challenged sister to get into. I had an Avalon (Toyota) Hybrid (which I loved for the mileage) but I banged my head on the roof sill on every other entry. I could not load my mom and sister and their walkers in the Avalon very easily without compromising someone's comfort. So a new pickup was needed. I did not want one of the full size pickups (on steroids) of today (which dwarf my 1996 full sized Silverado extended cab). Also, the new huge pickups do not leave much if any space in a garage if you can get them in at all. I wanted combined 20 mpg. and my wife insisted upon blind spot monitors when she hauls kayaks, which meant buying the RTL-E Ridgeline to get that level of safety (Honda Sensing). My new Honda Ridgeline checked off EVERY ONE of my needs and wants and exceeded what I expected. Returning from San Antonio through the Texas hill country on a recent hot day, I logged 28.2 highway mpg. My city mpg after two weeks is climbing as the truck is breaking in and has gone from 14 city mpg to about 16 city mpg. I got a VERY GOOD deal as I purchased my 2019 Ridgeline for 13.5 % BELOW MSRP and the dealership included a CD ($577) player at no charge. People trot over to me on parking lots wanting to know all about this vehicle. As word gets around, I think people will realize that the Ridgeline will meet the hauling, towing and creature comfort needs of 98% of pickup uses for most people. Only those wanting to go rock crawling, heavy hauling or heavy towing will need anything bigger than the Ridgeline which is actually slightly bigger than that old 1996 Chevy I am getting rid of. Yet my mom and sister can easily access the Ridgeline. Value is GREAT because I got a $50K + pickup for less than $40K out the door price (TTL included). It is a new way of looking at pickups and is the first of its kind. Unibody construction makes it ride and steer so smoothly. It does not bounce around on the highway or sway in turns due to independent rear suspension. I could go on for much longer, but you really just need to drive one for yourself.
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Features & Specs

MSRP
$41,920
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
MSRP
$38,900
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
MSRP
$36,770
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
MSRP
$37,000
MPG
19 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite Ridgeline safety features:

Collision Mitigation Braking (optional)
Warns the driver of possible forward collisions and engages the brakes to reduce the severity of front impacts.
Adaptive Cruise Control (optional)
Manages following distance as well as speed, and it can be switched to speed-only mode if desired.
Multi-Angle Rearview Camera (standard)
Gives the driver a clear view behind the truck, which can be especially useful when the bed or cabin is full or when connecting a trailer.
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

Honda Ridgeline vs. the competition

2019 Honda Ridgeline

2019 Honda Ridgeline

2019 Chevrolet Colorado

2019 Chevrolet Colorado

Honda Ridgeline vs. Chevrolet Colorado

The Honda Ridgeline is a more refined truck in comparison to the Chevy Colorado. It's easier and more comfortable to drive, and the interior is more spacious and user-friendly. The Colorado is more rugged, though, and provides a higher towing capacity and more off-road capability. Overall, the Ridgeline's has a higher Edmunds rating — 4.5 stars — compared to the Colorado's 3.5 stars.

Read Edmunds' long-term road test on the Colorado.

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Honda Ridgeline vs. Toyota Tacoma

The Honda Ridgeline's interior refinements really stand out in comparison to the Tacoma. The same can be said about the driving comfort. The Tacoma is certainly better off-road and has a better towing capacity. Reliability is good with either vehicle. With a 4.5-star rating, the Ridgeline just edges out the four-star Tacoma.

Read Edmunds' long-term road test on the Tacoma.

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Honda Ridgeline vs. GMC Canyon

The Honda Ridgeline is a closer match to GMC's Canyon, which similarly targets a more upscale audience. The Ridgeline might be easier to handle, but ride comfort is close between the two. The Canyon has a better towing capacity and is inherently the more rugged of the two. However, the Canyon's off-road abilities are hampered by its body styling. The Ridgeline's 4.5-star rating bests the Canyon, which has 3.5 stars.

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2019 Honda Ridgeline for Sale

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White Diamond Pearl 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD 6-Speed Automatic 3.5L V6 SOHC i-VTEC 24VRecent Arrival!All prices exclude taxes, title, license, and dealer processing fee of $699.00. Published price subject to change without notice to correct errors or omissions or in the event of inventory fluctuations. All features not on all vehicles. Vehicles shown are for illustration purposes only. MPG is based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack agecondition (hybrid only), and other factors.
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More about the 2019 Honda Ridgeline

The Honda Ridgeline is a new answer to an old problem: How do you make a big truck small? The usual solution is to build a full-size truck in miniature, with body-on-frame construction and a solid axle in the rear. The 2019 Honda Ridgeline has found another path. It's built like a crossover SUV, with unibody construction and four-wheel independent suspension. The result is a pickup truck that beats other midsize trucks in terms of ride, handling and overall smoothness.

And yet this innovative design doesn't impact its usability as much as you might expect: The Ridgeline's pickup bed is longer and wider than the competition's, and it carries more cargo. It has a two-way tailgate and an innovative in-bed trunk: a sizable (and lockable) storage bin beneath the bed floor.

Yes, there are compromises. The Ridgeline tows less than other midsize trucks, which generally pull in the 6,000- to 7,500-pound range. The Ridgeline with optional all-wheel drive is limited to 5,000 pounds. The two-wheel-drive Ridgeline is rated for just 3,500 pounds of towing. (It's also front-wheel-drive, not rear.) And though the all-wheel-drive system is great for bad-weather traction, the lack of a low range and the Ridgeline's reduced ground clearance mean it can't venture as far off the beaten path as some dedicated off-road pickups.

On the other hand, a highlight of the Ridgeline's design is its spacious four-door crew cab, which is roomier and easier to see out of than other midsize pickups. Whether you're up front or in the back, seat comfort and space are excellent. The dashboard design is user-friendly, and quality is top-notch. Our one big complaint — and it is a big one — is the touchscreen infotainment system found in higher trim levels. The interface is irritating, the touch zones are tiny, and the volume slider is just plain wonky. We prefer the entry-level stereo system, which lacks navigation but has an ordinary volume knob. But you'll have to do without Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

All Ridgelines are powered by a 3.5-liter V6 delivering 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. EPA fuel economy estimates are 22 mpg combined for the front-wheel-drive version and 21 mpg combined for the all-wheel-drive. Acceleration is quick and smooth: 7 seconds to 60 mph in Edmunds testing. Handling and ride quality both far exceed that of other midsize pickup trucks. Some pickup trucks may have carlike attributes, but this one drives like a car, period. But if you need to tow a heavy trailer or want to do any serious off-roading, the Ridgeline is not your best choice.

Honda builds the Ridgeline in six trim levels: RT, Sport, RTL, RTL-T, RTL-E and Black Edition. Hondas generally have no options: The trim level determines equipment. The base RT, however, is not a stripped-down work truck but one with a decent level of standard equipment. Subsequent trim levels add desirable comfort and safety equipment. Whatever your preference, Edmunds can help find the perfect 2019 Honda Ridgeline for you.

2019 Honda Ridgeline Overview

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline is offered in the following submodels: Ridgeline Crew Cab. Available styles include RTL-E 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), RTL 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Black Edition 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), RTL 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Sport 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Sport 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A), and RT 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

What do people think of the 2019 Honda Ridgeline?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2019 Ridgeline 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2019 Ridgeline.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2019 Ridgeline featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2019 Honda Ridgeline?
2019 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $44,415. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $3,735 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,735 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$40,680.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is8.4% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 8 2019 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $42,915. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $3,610 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,610 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$39,305.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is8.4% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 72 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $39,895. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $3,179 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,179 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$36,716.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is8% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 33 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $37,765. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $2,256 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,256 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$35,510.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is6% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 16 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $36,285. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $3,081 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,081 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$33,204.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is8.5% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 15 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $34,385. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $3,086 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,086 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$31,299.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is9% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 5 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $37,995. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $2,655 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,655 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$35,340.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is7% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 3 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-T 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $35,865. The average price paid for a new 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $2,490 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,490 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$33,375.

The average savings for the 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is6.9% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 2 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2019 Honda Ridgeline RT 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Available Inventory:

We are showing 1 2019 Honda Ridgeline RT 4dr Crew Cab (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

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