Markham, ON. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline will be on sale starting January 15th and begin arriving at Honda dealerships at the beginning of February, with bold new styling underscoring its rugged and versatile pickup truck capabilities
“The Ridgeline has long been recognized as a truck that punches above its weight; versatile, strong, safe and reliable, now it has great rugged looks to match,” says Steve Hui, AVP Sales and Marketing for Honda Canada. For 2021, Ridgeline features all-new styling from the front roof pillars forward, including a new hood with a pronounced sculpted styling, a new squared off nose and upright grille, and new front fenders. Flanking the grille are new, brighter LED low beam headlights and reflector beam halogen high beams bisected by the crossbar atop the grille, which is painted gloss black on Sport trims and Black Edition, and is chrome on EX-L and Touring. All Ridgeline trims feature tougher looking 18-inch wheels and an additional 20 mm of track width to give Ridgeline a broader, more planted stance. Inside, the 2021 Ridgeline receives an updated to the Display Audio system with a physical volume knob for ease of control. All Ridgeline trims get new contrast stitching on the seats; Sport trims add new cloth seat inserts; and Sport, EX-L and Touring trims have new dash, steering wheel and centre console accents. Ridgeline’s spacious cabin with a flat floor and foldaway 60/40-split rear seat bottoms, offer enhanced flexibility for carrying long and tall items in the cabin.
A 280-horsepower, 3.5-litre direct-injected VTEC® V6 backed by a smooth and responsive 9-speed automatic transmission powers every 2021 Honda Ridgeline, with
i-VTM4® torque-vectoring all-wheel drive standard on all grades. The i-VTM4® system automatically sends up to 70 percent of the engine’s 262 lb.-ft. (SAE net) of torque to the rear wheels and continuously apportions 100 percent of that torque between the left and right rear wheels based on driving conditions at each wheel. Ridgeline’s standard Intelligent Traction Dynamics System further optimizes power delivery and distribution in various conditions, including snow, mud, and sand on Ridgelines equipped with the standard i-VTM4®.
All 2021 Honda Ridgelines come standard with the Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies, featuring Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). The 2021 Ridgeline Pricing starts from – $47,355 – $53,055.