Honda Vehicles Rise to the Challenge

Honda Vehicles Rise to the Challenge

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Go big or go home! That's a common American ethos. Yet Honda offers clever ways to go big and go home, with its rugged SUVs and truck. They're engineered to get you where you want to go and then back to civilization without unnecessary hardware and expense.

Roomy enough for people and cargo and equipped with impressively capable drivetrains, the Honda Ridgeline pickup truck, Honda Pilot three-row SUV, and Honda Passport two-row SUV are ready for adventure.

Each is equipped with a muscular 280-horsepower,1 3.5-liter V6 engine and offers an innovative available all-wheel-drive system that automatically delivers power to the wheel that needs it most. Whether you're driving on dry pavement, traveling on loose dirt or gravel, or splashing through water and mud, the intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4®) AWD system continually monitors conditions. When it detects wheel slip, it adjusts power delivery to supply as much as 70% of the engine's output to the rear axle, and as much as 100% of that to a single rear wheel, to help keep you moving forward. In addition, the i-VTM4's torque-vectoring function makes all three of these Honda vehicles more fun to drive every day, rather than just on those days involving play.

Additionally, the Ridgeline, Pilot and Passport feature available Intelligent Traction Management technology that improves performance in nearly any circumstance. Whether you're dealing with snow, sand or mud, the system provides optimum drivetrain response for surface conditions with just the push of a button.

Thanks to their strong, smart and steadfast drivetrains, these Honda vehicles can help you feel confident as you drive through life. And with their ability to easily handle a wide range of conditions, a Honda Ridgeline, Pilot or Passport can help you take on any great adventure you choose and get you back home easily and confidently.

Honda Ridgeline

Ridgeline RTL-E with AWD and Honda Genuine Accessories shown. Honda reminds you to properly secure cargo items.

Ridgeline RTL-E with AWD and Honda Genuine Accessories shown. Honda reminds you to properly secure cargo items.

The outdoors will test you. The Honda Ridgeline is ready to rise to the challenge when that time comes. From its smooth-riding four-wheel independent suspension design and nearly 7.9 inches of minimum ground clearance to its sturdy scratch-resistant composite cargo bed, the Ridgeline is prepared to tackle whatever task you give it.

Ridgeline RTL-E with AWD shown.

Ridgeline RTL-E with AWD shown.

Drop the tailgate down or swing it open to the side – it opens both ways – and the nearly flat 33.9-cubic-foot bed accommodates sheets of plywood, motorcycles, ATVs and other types of cargo2 right up to the Ridgeline's 1,580-pound maximum payload rating for available all-wheel-drive versions. Honda offers accessories, including bed extenders, cargo nets and a hard cargo cover for the Ridgeline, as well as a tent that transforms the bed into sleeping quarters. And, thanks to a locking 7.3-cubic-foot In-Bed Trunk® with a drain plug, you can use the bed as an ice chest or a place to store wet gear without compromising bed utility.

Got something to tow? The Ridgeline with available all-wheel drive can handle up to 5,000 pounds3 of trailer, thanks to its standard integrated tow hitch and seven-pin wiring harness connection. A roof rack is also available for this truck, and it's designed to carry a wide variety of sporting equipment, from skis and snowboards to kayaks and surfboards.2

Ridgeline RTL-E shown.

Ridgeline RTL-E shown.

Just because the Ridgeline is a tough truck designed to excel at many missions doesn't mean it requires compromise when it comes to comfort. With roomy seating for five people, the Ridgeline is suitable as both a daily driver and a weekend adventurer.

Leather seats, heated in front, are standard with most trim levels, and drivers can enjoy an available 10-way power-adjustable seat that supplies soothing support. Triple-zone automatic climate control is standard, as well as a technologically advanced audio/connectivity system with smartphone integration and more. And when the situation calls for it, you can flip the rear seat cushion up to access plenty of weathertight and secure cargo space within the truck's cab.

Blending the best things about a pickup truck and the best things about an SUV into a unique do-it-all vehicle, the Honda Ridgeline is a rugged yet refined way to tackle work, play and everything in between.

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Honda Pilot

Pilot Elite shown with accessory crossbars.

Pilot Elite shown with accessory crossbars.

Whether life is throwing you a slow knuckleball or a fastball – or a PTA meeting – the Honda Pilot stands ready to knock it out of the park.

Supplying three rows of seats with capacity for up to eight people, the Pilot is one of the roomiest and most comfortable three-row midsize SUVs you can buy. Seven trim levels are available, including a new 2021 Special Edition that equips the SUV with wireless phone charging,4 a hands-free access power tailgate, black roof rails and 20-inch black alloy wheels.

Honda Pilot shown.

Honda Pilot shown.

The Pilot has an expansive interior that makes it a natural for families. That's true whether you're just starting out and need to install a child safety seat or you're a seasoned parent who needs to take a gaggle of gangly teenagers to practice. Wide doors and available one-touch 2nd-row seats that tilt and slide make it easy to get into the third-row seat, too.

The Honda Pilot is also great for getting out of town with your family. Install the available crossbars and the proper attachments, and this SUV is ready to carry bikes to the trail, paddleboards to the lake, or snowboards to the slopes. You can also attach a roof basket or other gear to the available roof rack. And when the family is heading for a campsite, you can pack an available tent specifically designed to fit over the open tailgate of the Pilot.

Honda Pilot shown.

Honda Pilot shown.

If you'd rather take a camper, watercraft or off-roading toys to your favorite home away from home, the Pilot with available all-wheel drive offers the proper trailering equipment and up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.3 Many trim levels of the SUV also have a 115-volt electrical outlet, which is perfect for powering game consoles or a laptop. So go ahead and check email while using the available Wi-Fi® hotspot capability5 while your family gathers around the morning campfire.

Pilot SE shown with accessory crossbars and roof basket.

Pilot SE shown with accessory crossbars and roof basket.

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A Pilot packs plenty of gear into camp, too. Including its handy cargo area underfloor storage bin, which is a perfect place to stash muddy boots or wet clothing, the Pilot provides 18.5 cubic feet of cargo space6 behind its third-row seat. That's enough for an 82-quart cooler. Fold the third-row seat down for 55.9 cubic feet of space. And when it's just you aboard and you discover a bargain thrift-store find, it's no problem because a Pilot holds up to 109 cubic feet of cargo.

With V6 power, available i-VTM4® that can help you make the most of available maximum traction, hill start assist and up to 7.3 inches of ground clearance, the Honda Pilot can get fairly far off the beaten path. And when it's time to return to the real world, rest assured that the available navigation system uses offline maps, so it can tell you where you are and where you're going, even without a cell phone signal.

With room for up to eight people, generous cargo space and all of the creature comforts of home, the Honda Pilot helps make family life easier and more enjoyable.

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Honda Passport

Passport Elite with AWD and Honda Genuine Accessories shown

Passport Elite with AWD and Honda Genuine Accessories shown

Serving as a passport to adventure, the Honda Passport midsize SUV is ready to take you and four of your favorite people far from the daily grind. Along with its muscular V6 engine and sophisticated available i-VTM4® all-wheel-drive system, the Passport has 8.1 inches of ground clearance plus specific bodywork designed to help you clear off-road obstacles.

The Passport comes in four trim levels, each featuring roomy passenger accommodations. Comfort comes standard, and most trim levels feature leather upholstery, heated front seats and a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat. The rear seat supplies nearly as much space as those in front, making it especially comfortable for rear passengers.

Passport Elite shown. Honda reminds you to properly secure cargo items.

Passport Elite shown. Honda reminds you to properly secure cargo items.

Generous cargo capacity2 is another hallmark of this SUV. Raise the available hands-free access power tailgate, and behind the rear seat of the Passport you'll find 50.5 cubic feet of cargo space, including two separate underfloor storage bins, more than adequate for any road trip. Maximum cargo volume measures 100.8 cubic feet, nearly as much as a full-size SUV.

The Passport also offers roof rails and crossbars that can hold up to 165 pounds of additional gear. Numerous attachments are designed to support winter, summer and other outdoor pursuits, while available roof baskets and boxes supply additional storage space. The Passport with available all-wheel drive can also tow up to 5,000 pounds,3 more than enough capability to get your favorite toys to the trail or water and back home again.

Passport Elite with AWD shown.

Passport Elite with AWD shown.

The Passport has optional fender flares that add body protection for when the trail ahead turns narrow and gnarly – or simply to guard against door dings in parking lots. And wherever you are, this SUV's available navigation system with offline maps isn't dependent on a cell phone signal in order to work, ensuring that you know where you are and how to get home.

Whether the road ahead is paved or not, the Honda Passport is ready for just about anything.

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Real-World Ruggedness

With a Honda Ridgeline, Pilot or Passport, you can tackle almost any task because each of these vehicles is designed and engineered for real-world rugged performance and capability. At the same time, they provide the comfort, quality, safety, fuel efficiency and sophistication you get from every model in the full Honda lineup of cars and SUVs.

Fun to drive every day – but ready to rise to the challenge when the great outdoors beckons – the Ridgeline, Pilot and Passport are equally great choices for your next SUV or truck.

Footnotes

1. 280 @ 6000 rpm (SAE net).

2. Honda reminds you to properly secure cargo items and follow all applicable load limits and loading guidelines.

3. Maximum towing capacity for AWD models is 5,000 lbs. Maximum towing capacity for 2WD models is 3,500 lbs. Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your Honda dealer for details.

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

5. Requires AT&T data plan..

6. Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus, where applicable, floor space between seating rows and seats in their forward-most and upright position.