The 2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition is a premium pickup truck that will debut in 2020. The Black Edition model is very popular because it brings many premium materials to this pickup. As the base Ridgeline model, the new Black Edition will use the same unibody platform. Thanks to that, it will be sportier than the rest rivals. Furthermore, this will separate Ridgeline from most of the competitors that are made on body-on-frame architecture.
Like the exterior design, the interior will be extremely luxurious and modern. Also, the engine under the hood of this model will remain to be a powerful 3.5-liter V6. The previous model provides 280 HP and 260 lb-ft and includes standard all-wheel-drive configuration. However, we can expect HP boost with the new model.
2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition Design
The new 2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition is a pickup truck that looks extremely modern. It is built on the unique unibody platform and it will be offered with more chrome accents than the base one model. Also, most of the visible chrome material is on the front grille and rear bumper.
The premium 18-inch alloy wheels give most of the attention at the side. The RTL-E trim will also come with these wheels as standard. Crystal Black Pearl exterior color is standard and it looks sporty.
Interior Changes and Updates
The interior of the 2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition pickup is attractive and almost the same as in the current one model. There will be minor changes between the layout of the base model and the layout of the Black Edition model. The Black Edition will come with the same configuration. It will be offered with two rows of seats and can accommodate five passengers with decent legroom and headroom.
Furthermore, it will add more luxury and many premium amenities than before. Comfort is great and the new Honda Ridgeline Black Edition will be offered with leather upholstery as standard. Seats are comfort and front passengers will get a unique red contrast stitching. Also, as before, the red ambient lighting will be available with 64 color options.
2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition Powertrain Options
The new 2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition will be offered with one engine. Furthermore, it will keep the same configuration under the hood as the predecessor. The powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine is lying under. The previous model with the same engine produces 280 HP and 260 lb-ft of torque. However, with the new one, we can expect slightly more HP maybe around 300. Whatsoever, this engine is available with a 6-speed speed automatic gearbox. This is the only available option for now. Also, as the previous model, the new one comes with an AWD system as the standard.
The fuel economy rate is not available right now. Moreover, the current model provides 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Combined it is rated at 21 mpg. The towing capacity of the Black Edition is up to 5,000 pounds. This is the same capacity as in the base model.
Price and Release Date
The price of the 2020 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition from the information that we got will no different from the current one. The new model will be offered with minor changes that will not affect the price.
So, we can expect the price to be around $44,000 for the Black Edition and $30,000 for the base model. The planetary popular pickup truck will hit the markets sometime in 2020.