What makes this truck so special? Here’s what made the 2020 Honda Ridgeline the best truck of 2020.2020 was a forgettable year for most of us. However, what kept us going were some of the impressive vehicles that were launched last year. Automobile brands continued to churn out vehicles in a bid to outdo each other. We also witnessed some impressive trucks grace the streets. But which one was the best of the lot? It is hard to pick just one considering the number of efficient trucks that were launched in 2020. The likes of Ford, Honda, Jeep, Chevrolet – all of them – left a mark with their impressive lineups. And it is safe to say that we are spoilt for choice. However, if we were to pick just one, our choice would be the 2020 Honda Ridgeline. Honda is one of the most reliable automobile brands in the world and the 2020 Ridgeline strengthens that claim further.
Rugged And Refined
The 2020 Honda Ridgeline packs a powerful punch. However, it doesn’t compromise form for function. It is rugged and refined – exactly what one would expect from the best truck of 2020. This stunning-looking beast combines the functionality of a robust truck with luxurious amenities inside and out. The insides are stunning, with seating for five boasting leather trims, greeting you with a modern touch. The Ridgeline has spacious interiors, largely thanks to the versatile cabin. The 60-40 lift-up rear seats ensure that the inside is truly accomodating. You can tuck in your little one’s bicycle or store groceries and other essentials without a fuss. The steering wheel has been wrapped in leather as well to give you a comfy and luxurious feel while you’re driving. The 10-way power driver seat, featuring power lumbar support, aids your comfort levels further.
Traveling down lush green paths and someone wants a glimpse of the outside or just a breath of fresh air? You can rely on the available one-touch power moonroof. There’s a center console storage (big enough to fit a 10-inch tablet) with a USB port to help you power up your devices while you’re on the go. The makers have ensured that everyone inside the truck can pick what they like in terms of comfort.
Proof of that is the standard tri-zone automatic climate control that lets front and rear passengers choose the temperature that’s right for them. The remote engine start lets you “heat” or “cool” the cabin so that the temperature is perfect before you even open the door. The stunning bodyline, LED headlights, LED taillights and 18-inch alloy wheels make the Honda Ridgeline a sight to behold.
The 2020 Honda Ridgeline challenges the limits in terms of capability. At the heart of this monster is a 280 hp V6 engine, capable of towing up to 5000 lbs. The powerful engine works in tandem with a 9-speed automatic transmission that delivers an effortless driving experience with swift acceleration and smooth cruising. The fully-independent front and rear suspensions ensure a great handling experience even if your journey gets a bit uneven or bumpy. The Ridgeline is well and truly capable of taking on and overcoming almost any and every form of terrain. This is largely down to the available all-wheel-drive system that works in tandem with the available Intelligent Traction Management. The Intelligent Traction Management lets you select from the four available modes: Normal, Snow, Sand, and Mud. All you need to do is just press the button and you’re ready to roll.
The 2020 Honda Ridgeline is packed with top infotainment and tech features. The 8-inch display audio touch screen lets you touch, pinch and swipe your way through your favorite music, podcasts, and more. You can connect this beast to your iPhone through the Apple CarPlay Integration to navigate your way through the streets, send messages, and more. If you don’t own an iPhone, you can use the Android Auto Integration to connect the Ridgeline to your Android phone. Use the HondaLink app to save your parking location, view your fuel range, and schedule service appointments. You can groove to your favorite tracks even when you’re outside this Honda truck, thanks to the truck-bed audio system.