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The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is a midsize truck that tends to be at the top of the charts. People love their Honda trucks, and the Ridgeline has staying power. So how much does a fully loaded Honda Ridgeline cost, and is the price worth it? Let’s look at what comes in the 2021 Honda Ridgeline, and if it has what you need to make it the perfect truck. 

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How Much Is a Fully Loaded 2021 Honda Ridgeline?

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline price starts at $36,490, according to Edmunds. They’ve rated the Honda Ridgeline the number one midsize truck, and with good reason. It has a smooth ride, a nice interior, and a comfortable ride. While some have criticized the Honda Ridgeline as being a Pilot with a truck bed, Honda has made the truck even more – well, truck-like. 

The base model 2021 Ridgeline comes with LED headlights, proximity entry, and push-button start. It also has an 8-inch touchscreen and comes ready for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with a seven-speaker sound system. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline also has a decent amount of safety equipment. It features adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, and forward collision warning.

You can upgrade your Honda truck, but it will raise the Ridgeline price

The next trim level is the RTL 4dr Crew Cab. This 2021 Honda Ridgeline price is $39,470. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline RTL adds a power sunroof and rear-sliding window. It also has power adjustable, heated front seats and blind-spot warning.

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E price is $42,420. In addition to what’s listed above, if you buy the 2021 Ridgeline RTL-E you’ll also get wireless charging, an eight-speaker sound system, and a heated steering wheel (which is a huge selling point if you live in a cold climate). The RTL-E also comes with a navigation system, LED ambient interior lighting, and a real outlet in the bed of the truck.

The top of the line Honda truck, the Black Edition, costs $43,920. This is a package that purely focuses on looks. The Black Edition package gives you a blacked-out exterior trim, black wheels, and red ambient interior lighting. The interior is also black with red accents.

Are Honda Ridgelines reliable?


Three Safety Ratings That Make the 2021 Honda Ridgeline a Better Pick Than the 2021 Ford Ranger

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline has a great reliability rating from Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports gives the 2021 Honda Ridgeline a 4/5. To determine the 2021 Honda Ridgeline’s reliability, Consumer Reports sent out surveys to Ridgeline owners and combined their survey answers with their own mechanical knowledge. The lowest subcategory scores are for body integrity and body hardware.

The 2020 Honda Ridgeline scores a perfect 5/5 for reliability. There’s a good chance that if you buy the 2021 Honda Ridgeline, it will be pretty reliable, and you’ll be happy with it overall.

One of the biggest changes for the 2021 Honda Ridgeline is all-wheel drive becoming standard in the Honda truck. The base model 2021 Honda truck comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. This is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline gets 18 mpg in the city, 24 mpg on the highway, and 21 mpg combined.

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is the latest incarnation of the popular Honda truck. The Ridgeline price is competitive with other pickup trucks in its class, and its variety of trim levels means that you’ll be able to customize your 2021 Honda Ridgeline exactly how you want it.