Finding the right pickup truck is easier for some shoppers than others. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is vying to take attention away from brand loyalists and show that Honda can build a pickup to be reckoned with. The 2021 model year is a redesign that makes the Ridgeline more focused on utility and practicality.
Budget mid-size pickup shoppers should start with the 2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport. This is the base trim, but it still offers a lot of modern features and performance that have helped to redefine the Ridgeline. At this trim, drivers can find everything they need to get medium-duty jobs done without shelling out extra for other bells and whistles some never even learn how to use. The chart below shows the kind of performance, comfort, and safety features that come on the Sport trim of the 2021 Honda Ridgeline.
Comfort & Convenience
|3.5L V6 Engine||Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control||Intelligent Traction Management|
|280 Horsepower||Dual-Action Tailgate with In-Bed Trunk||Forward Collision Warning and Collision Mitigation Braking System™|
|Standard All-Wheel Drive||Push-Button Start||Lane Departure Warning|
|Intelligent Variable Torque Management®||Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®||Road Departure Mitigation System and Adaptive Cruise Control|
Electing to purchase or lease the 2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport means you get a lot more out of it than many other base trims of competing pickup trucks. Standard all-wheel drive is a major benefit, but it isn’t the only one worth mentioning. The last three safety features mentioned in the chart above are part of the Honda Sensing® suite of safety technology.
There’s a variety of active and passive safety features that make the Ridgeline as secure as it is strong. The V6 engine is standard throughout all the trims, so buying a Ridgeline Sport means buying the same engine in the 2021 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition.