Cant say enough about Honda Reliability. I drive an average of 50 miles round trip to work 5 days a week - 23 MPG (90 Highway/10 City). I have towed permanent fish houses on the lake, 16 foot fishing boat, snowmobile trailer loaded down up to my cabin 300 miles up North. It has started every time, and I experience Minnesota winters and summers. 153,000 miles on it and it doesn't skip a beat. Only thing replaced on it is timing belt, brakes, headlight bulbs. Just complete regular maintenance. Oil changes, transmission drain and fill, transfer case drain and fill and you will be good. Will buy!!! another one if mine ever dies. 153,000 and still going strong and I tow almost every weekend out of the year. The truck never sit for more than a day.
Awesome car, ours has low miles for the age. We have ~60K miles on it and it is running strong. No major issues and its great for my wife. My only complaint is that it is a little tight with a full sized car seat in the back. However, I am 6' tall and feel like I have not had an issue feeling like it was not roomy enough.
Purchased Ridgeline to be the "family car," and in that function, it has performed satisfactorily. After almost 30,000 miles, it has been perfectly reliable, and has been a solid all-around-family-vehicle. Fuel econ has been 15-16 in town, 18-20 on highways. The engine is adequate if underwhelming for normal use but simply inadequate for towing much of anything. I towed a mid-sized trailer of approx. 2,500 lbs on level ground and the engine worked very hard and with mileage of only 9-10mpg. It is, however, very functional and the interior cabin space is efficiently maximized. LOVE the in-bed trunk, built-in bed cleats, as well as the built-in lighting for the truck bed.
EVERYTHING about the bed: trunk, tie- down cleats, lighting, built-in liner, etc. The cabin is near perfect. Being able to fold up the rear seats for tall objects is great. It is a good utility vehicle that will fit in your garage.
Having a more powerful engine would make this vehicle perfect. I'd like to see Honda develop a small V-8 similar to Toyota's 4.7L available as an option in the Ridgeline and Pilot.