Incredible Honda Ridgeline Specs Help Game-Changing Truck Claim its 2nd NATOTY Win

January 26th, 2017 by

2017 Ridgeline

The pioneering, American-made 2017 Honda Ridgeline broke sales records in the past year, showing clear customer preference and admiration for this innovative pickup truck. The Ridgeline’s excellence is also recognized by industry professionals, who have named the Ridgeline the winner of the coveted 2017 North American Truck of the Year Award*.

Take a look at the Honda Ridgeline’s specs, which include some first-in-the-industry offerings—it’s easy to see why drivers and experts alike have a bona fide love affair with this incredible truck!

We’re No. 1!

A group of more than 50 automotive journalists from media outlets in the United States and Canada cast in their votes each year to choose the North American Truck of the Year and North American Car of the Year Award winners.

These awards recognize the best-of-the-best vehicles of the current model year, which are chosen based on factors like innovation, design, handling, value, safety performance, and driver satisfaction. The winners are announced each year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

This is the second time the Ridgeline has won this award, having previously claimed the title in 2006. The Honda Civic also claimed the title of North American Car of the Year in 2006**; and last year, the Civic was named 2016 North American Car of the Year last year***, making the 2017 Ridgeline’s win a back-to-back victory for Honda.

Blazing New Trails

The 2017 Ridgeline is truly a standout pickup truck, boasting incredible innovations and some first-in-the-world amenities. For example, the 2017 Ridgeline brought the automotive industry’s very first in-bed trunk, dual-action tailgate, and factory-installed truck bed audio system to consumers, creating significant excitement in the driving world and standing out amongst competitors.

Another first achieved by the 2017 Ridgeline is its feat of the very first pickup truck to earn a Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety****. It boasts that rating when equipped with an available front crash prevention system and LED headlights.

Experience the Award-Winning Ridgeline for Yourself!

Drivers can explore and experience the many standout attributes of the 2017 Honda Ridgeline in person at Jeffrey Honda. Visit our state-of-the-art showroom, or contact us today to learn more about this award-winning pickup truck. Take it out on the open road for an unforgettable test drive!

*http://northamericancaroftheyear.org/

**http://northamericancaroftheyear.org/past-winners/

***http://northamericancaroftheyear.org/home-2/

****http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/TSP-List