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2006 Honda Ridgeline Articles & Reviews


    • 255-hp, 3.5-Liter, 24-Valve SOHC VTEC® V-6 Engine
• 5-Speed Automatic Transmission
• Variable Torque Management® 4-Wheel Drive System (VTM-4®)
• Locking Rear Differential
• Heavy-Duty Automatic-Transmission and Power Steering Coolers
• Heavy-Duty Radiator with Dual 160-Watt Fans
• Fresh-Air Intake
• 4-Wheel Independent Suspension
    • 5,000-lb. Towing Capacity
• 1,550-lb. Total Payload Capacity
• Half-Ton (1,100-lb) Bed Capacity
    • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with EBD and Brake Assist
• Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®) with Traction Control
• Front, Side and Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
• Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
• Power Door and Tailgate Locks
• LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
    • 100-Watt AM/FM/XM®-Ready/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers (RT)
• 160-watt AM/FM/XM-Ready/6-disc in-dash CD changer audio system (RTS, RTL)
    • Power Windows, Door Locks and Mirrors
• Multifunctional Center Storage Console with Sliding Armrest
• 60/40 Lift-Up Rear Seat with Underseat Storage
• Power Sliding Rear Cabin Window
    • Dual-Action Tailgate
• In-Bed Trunk™
• Automatic Heated Wiper Zone
• Remote Entry System
• Large Foldable Side Mirrors
• Privacy Glass
• Integrated Bed Lights (4) with Auto-Off Timer
• Heavy-Duty Tow Hooks (Front and Rear)
• Hidden Roof-Mounted Antenna

AutoWeek - 2006 Honda Ridgeline
A few years ago if you compiled a list of things that meant the end of the world was nigh, you might have included a Honda-built pickup. Well, here comes Armageddon...

2005 Chicago Auto Show - 2006 Honda Ridgeline - Motor Trend
Honda has reinvented the modern pickup truck with a modern design that focuses on how consumers use trucks most of the time. Derived from the light-truck platform that begat the Honda Pilot, this family-focused vehicle emphasizes car-like characteristics through its fully independent suspension, yet boasts enough truck-grade toughness for weekend adventuring...

4X4REVIEW.COM: 2006 Honda Ridgeline
Pickup truck owners tend to fall into one of two groups. There are those who genuinely need the durability, power, and capacity of a full-size, heavy-duty truck, such as landscapers, construction workers, and RV owners. Then there is the second group of owners, who tend to enjoy the durability and capacity of a truck when hauling building materials from...

2005 NAIAS: Honda Ridgeline Truck Unveiled at Detroit Auto Show
Developed as a next generation truck, the Ridgeline takes advantage of an innovative new truck body construction and a steel reinforced composite bed to deliver true truck capabilities including half-ton hauling and 5,000-pound towing, along with...

Car and Driver Magazine : 2006 Honda Ridgeline
In the past four years, Honda has become well equipped on the SUV front, redesigning the small CR-V and introducing the full-size Pilot, boxy Element, and upscale Acura MDX. But strangely enough, until now the company has never tried its hand at a pickup truck. For 2006, Honda is introducing the first...

Vehix - Research - Sneak Preview 2006 Honda Ridgeline
As Honda Motor Co. continues its relentless quest to become a full-line automobile manufacturer, its next big release will be a big truck. The 2006 Ridgeline is bigger than any vehicle Honda has sold previously in the United States, including the seven-seat Honda Pilot and Acura MDX sport utilities. - The 2006 Ridgeline is what's become known as...

cars.com: Honda Ridgeline Reviews
The 2006 Ridgeline, on sale this month, has plenty of what you would expect from Honda and some surprises, too. The expected traits, such as great build quality and a marvelous V-6 engine, are the things that make this truck so good. - The surprises...

2006 Honda Ridgeline - User Reviews
I just purchased my truck on the 4th of March..... Pros... Cons...

2005 Honda Ridgeline
It may seem that Honda is taking a big gamble entering the pickup truck market in the United States, where pickups reign as the most popular vehicle sold and America's Big Three automakers traditionally have dominated...

Honda uncovers its first truck - 01/10/05
DETROIT - A year after unveiling a concept version at the North American International Auto Show, Honda Monday revealed the production edition of the Ridgeline pickup - the company's fist such vehicle.  On sale this March, the 2006 Ridgeline is Honda's entry into the truck sector...

Honda Press Release - 2005 Honda Ridgeline
DETROIT, U.S.A., January 10, 2005 – The Honda Ridgeline truck made its world debut today at the 2005 North American International Auto Show as American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced plans for the launch of its innovative new truck at Honda dealerships nationwide in March of this year as a 2006 model.

Review - Honda Ridgeline
Debuted at the 2005 North American International Auto Show, the Ridgeline uses innovation like a scalpel to carve out a niche between more robust mid-size trucks, crossovers and...

2005 Honda Ridgeline 2005 Detroit Auto Show Preview
2005 Honda Ridgeline – Honda’s new crew cab pickup truck is based on the Honda Pilot platform. That means it’s not a body-on-frame vehicle, that it has a four-wheel-independent suspension, and that it’s got a V6 rather than a V8 under the hood. Folks who need to tote heavy loads will want to buy something else, leaving the Ridgeline for personal-use types who occasionally ...

Honda.com - 2006 Honda Ridgeline
The new Honda Ridgeline is loaded with truck essentials, like rough-road capability, durable, rigid construction and plenty of versatile cargo room. Whether you throw down big payloads or rough roads, this rig can handle it. The Ridgeline is built to take punishment. The 5,000-lb. towing capacity and 1,550-lb. total payload capacity make... 




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