Seven Trims of the 2017 Honda Ridgeline Mean a Model for Every Driver

  • Honda Ridgeline

    The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is making a splash among drivers of every type. It is a pickup truck that is breaking the mold with class-leading fuel economy, a powerful engine and towing capabilities, and a long list of features and equipment inside and out—from comfort and convenience to technology entertainment and innovations in cargo. Coming in seven different trim levels that offer a different set of equipment and features, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline has something for just about every type of driver and lifestyle. Let’s take a closer look at some of what you can expect to find on each model and find the one that’s right for you.


The entry-level RT trim is a great choice for drivers who are budget-conscious but still want a long list of features. Priced at $29,475 MSRP (for 2WD models),* the Ridgeline RT is one of the best standard-equipped pickup trucks on the road.

Under the hood of all the Ridgeline models is a 3.5L SOHC i-VTEC V6 that produces up to 280 hp and is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Drivers can choose between a 2WD and AWD drivetrain, based on driving preference and need. Features on the Ridgeline 2WD RT model include:

  • Eco Assist System
  • Hill Start Assist
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Multi-view rearview camera with guidelines
  • Daytime running lights
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • In-bed trunk measuring at 7.3 cubic feet
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Remote entry and push-button start
  • Cruise control
  • 60/40-split lift-up rear seat with under-seat storage
  • 200-watt audio system with seven speakers
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • 5-inch color LCD screen
  • MP3/auxiliary input jack
Ridgeline RT

For drivers who will need to haul cargo with the Ridgeline, or who want extra control in different weather conditions, should consider the Ridgeline AWD RT, which is priced at $31,275 MSRP.* With AWD, you’ll also find additional features that will include an integrated trailer hitch with seven-pin connector and a heavy-duty transmission cooler.

Ridgeline RTS


The RTS might be a good choice for drivers who want even more features than the standard equipment list covers. 2WD RTS models are priced at $31,515 MSRP, and drivers can expect to find more touches of comfort and luxury such as:

  • 18-inch machine-finished alloy wheels
  • Fog lights
  • Remote engine start
  • Smart entry system with Walk-Away Auto-Lock
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control with humidity control and air filtration
  • HomeLink remote system

Ridgeline RTS AWD models are priced at $33,315 MSRP* for drivers who prefer AWD to tackle those Michigan winter roads or who need the added control and power to perform tougher jobs.


The Ridgeline Sport 2WD has an MSRP at $33,015 and adds 18-inch gray-painted alloy wheels to the already well-equipped RTS model of the Ridgeline. There is also an AWD option, which is priced at $34,815 MSRP.*

Ridgeline Sport
Ridgeline RTL


The Ridgeline RTL 2WD, priced at $33,780 MSRP,* adds more luxury features inside. It might be a great option for drivers who expect to spend longer hours behind the wheel because upgrades to the seating and materials make it a little more comfortable for the long haul. Features that you’ll find added to the Ridgeline at this level include:

  • Driver’s seat with 10-way power adjustment, including power-lumbar support
  • Leather-trimmed interior
  • Heated front seats
  • Front passenger’s seat with four-way power adjustment
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

The AWD drivetrain is also available at the RTL level and is priced at $35,580 MSRP.* With this version, you’ll find additional features that include:

  • Acoustic windshield
  • Heated body-colored power side mirrors


The RTL-T adds even more comfort and more entertainment features. It can be a great option for drivers who want amenities, technology, and connectivity right at their fingertips. Features that add to the equipment list or upgrade from the previous trims include:

  • LED daytime running lights
  • Honda LaneWatch
  • Upgraded 8-inch Display Audio system with HondaLink
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition, Honda HD Digital Traffic, and turn-by-turn directions
  • 225-watt audio system with seven speakers, including subwoofer
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Two second-row USB ports
  • SiriusXM radio
  • HD radio
  • Pandora compatibility
  • SMS text message function

The 2WD RTL-T is priced at $35,930 MSRP.* The AWD version has an MSRP of $37,730* and still adds the heavy-duty transmission cooler and the heated body-colored power side mirrors.

Ridgeline RTL-T
Ridgeline RTL-E


The RTL-E is the trim level that will be right for drivers who want a suite of driving aids and features, in addition other technology including the industry-first sound system in the truck bed. This trim comes with standard AWD and is priced at $41,370 MSRP,* and on it you’ll find:

  • Chrome door handles
  • One-touch power moonroof
  • Power sliding rear window
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Blind spot information system
  • Auto high-beam headlights
  • 150-watt/400-watt truck-bed power outlet
  • Truck-bed audio system

Black Edition

At the top of the line, the Black Edition is also equipped with standard AWD and is priced at $42,870 MSRP.* This model offers the accumulation of all the features and equipment from the previous trims, plus the addition of style details that really make it stand out, such as:

  • Black-painted 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Black chrome exterior accents
  • Black leather trim with red stitching
  • Red ambient LED lighting
Ridgeline Black Edition

Test Drive the Model Right for You

So whether you need the Ridgeline for its cargo-hauling capability, its reliability and versatility on long trips, or its safety features and driving aids to help you drive better in different weather conditions and driving scenarios, there’s a Ridgeline model for every type of driver. You can be sure that all seven trims combine great fuel economy and features to keep drivers and passengers comfortable, entertained, and connected. To find out more about the 2017 Honda Ridgeline, visit any West Michigan Honda Dealer today and get behind the wheel for a test drive today!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set own prices.
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