Flash Drive

2014 Honda Ridgeline

2014 Honda Ridgeline Sport Model Tested: 2014 Honda Ridgeline SE 

Engine: 3.5-liter SOHC V-6 

Transmission: 5-speed automatic 

EPA Ratings: 15/City—21/Highway—17/Combined 

Base Price: $37,505 

As Tested: $38,335 


Strong, smooth Honda V-6 power

Car-like ride

Locking differential for heavy-duty 4×4 use

Good size for in town maneuverability 


Excellent leg and headroom front and rear

Adult-size rear seat

Driver power lumbar support

Quiet interior

Dual zone climate control

Adjustable center armrest 

2014 Honda Ridgeline SportUtility:

Large front door bins

Cargo loops in bed

Oversize center console bin/armrest; multi-configurable

Split rear seats fold up for big item storage

Secure storage bin under bed deck 

WOW Factors:

Huge, locking storage area under bed floor, very deep

Great blend of car and truck features

Standard four-wheel-drive

Test vehicle averaged over 20 mpg 


Super small sunroof

No rear door bins 

Bottom Line:

The 2014 Honda Ridgeline is an excellent SUV that has the added capabilities of a medium-size truck bed. There is ample room for five passengers and plenty of cargo in the five-foot bed. The balance between passengers and cargo is excellent for active urban owners.