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2018 Honda Trucks Overview

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Honda only has one truck for the 2018 model year, which makes a 2018 Honda Trucks Overview simple. That truck is the Ridgeline, which stands out on its own amidst all the other trucks offered.

"If you’re considering a truck as your next vehicle but find an appeal in SUVs, 2018 Honda trucks are it."

Choosing the Right 2018 Honda Trucks

A 2018 Honda Trucks Overview recommends the 2018 Honda Ridgeline to anyone who prefers the versatility of a truck—and who may, indeed need to tow or haul heavy objects at intervals—but who doesn’t want to give up comfortable handling and fuel economy. It hits a very specific niche that many people nevertheless find valuable. If you’re considering a truck as your next vehicle but find an appeal in crossover SUVs over traditional full-size SUVs, 2018 Honda trucks are it.

Find impressive versatility with 2018 Honda trucks like the Honda Ridgeline.

2018 Honda Truck Driving Tech Overview

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is part of the second generation, which started in 2016. While this isn’t the truck that you’ll want if you want to go far off-road, nor is it the truck for moving massive cargo loads, the Ridgeline fills its own special niche amongst mid-size trucks. This model is for drivers who like to have versatility in their everyday vehicle but do not want to commit to a full truck.

The Ridgeline has a unique combination of a powerful V6 engine, carlike unibody construction, and independent suspension, which deliver more precise handling and a more comfortable ride, as well as better fuel economy. Still, the Ridgeline boasts respectable performance, cruising effortlessly on highways and in streets alike. The Ridgeline’s features, including its infotainment system, two-row seating, hidden storage spaces, and its versatile trunk also make it an offer that’s worth a second look.

Standard cabin features include a seven-speaker audio system with USB connectivity, Bluetooth, and a five-inch display screen mounted in the center screen. You can add satellite radio, a moonroof, the HondaLink infotainment system (which upgrades the display to an eight-inch touch screen, and adds compatibility with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Pandora, Siri Eyes Free, and navigation).

Design of 2018 Honda Trucks

Any 2018 Honda Trucks Overview you read will absolutely include a nod to the 2018 Ridgeline’s innovative truck bed, which is one of the reasons that the Ridgeline is an option to consider if you need versatility. Start with the Ridgeline’s tailgate: it’s set so that it can either swing open to the side, like a door, or can open downwards like a regular tailgate to make loading heavier or larger items easier.

The bed itself is over four feet wide and has no protruding wheel wells, making the load floor completely flat. If you need to store even more items, or want a certain level of security, you’ll enjoy the Ridgeline’s lockable in-bed trunk, which adds 7.3 cubic feet of storage space. The kicker: the in-bed trunk also features a drain, allowing it to be used as a cooler, or an easily-cleanable place in case you have dirty gear to stow. If you want to turn your Ridgeline into a party truck, you’ll enjoy the truck-bed audio system, which uses six exciters to bounce sound off the truck walls. Since it’s Bluetooth compatible it’s even easier to use.

Unlike other trucks, the Ridgeline only comes in one body configuration: a five-seat crew crab, that, nevertheless is one of the roomiest you’ll find in the class. Both rows easily accommodate tall riders, and the second-row folds down in order to fit more items inside if cargo is your priority. The Ridgeline also features Honda’s special magic seats, which can flip up in order to accommodate taller object. There are also plenty of smaller cubbies and places where to keep items and other important items, as well.

Safety in 2018 Honda Trucks

If you’re browsing for a truck, focusing on safety is definitely something you’ll want to do in your 2018 Honda Trucks Overview. The Ridgeline has received a perfect five-star score from the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration and has received a 2018 Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. It’s hard to beat those credentials.

A rearview camera comes standard on the Ridgeline, and several active safety features are available. These include Honda LaneWatch, Honda’s blind spot camera, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, and parking sensors in the front and rear. In addition, included is the Honda Sensing suite. This suite includes collision mitigation braking, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and more. The Ridgeline is well-prepared for anything it may encounter on the road.

Get more information on the 2018 Honda Ridgeline and general 2018 Honda Trucks Overviews from Honda of Bellingham. Call us or visit us today!

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