Honda Ridgeline for Sale in Nigeria
The Ridgeline is a compact crossover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) truck manufactured by the Honda Motors Co. Honda started manufacturing the Ridgeline in 2005 and it has proved very popular in Japanese as well as export markets. The Ridgeline became so popular that it displaced the Honda Pilot which the Honda Motor Co. eventually decided to discontinue. During the 9 years of production, the Honda Ridgeline has already released to the different vehicle markets around the world 2 generations models. The sales for the Honda Ridgeline is very impressive in specific markets therefore Honda continues to expand it's production units. A relatively large number of Honda Ridgeline listings offered by local private sellers and dealers can be found on Carmudi website.
What to know when Buying Honda Ridgeline
Performance and Specification of Honda Ridgeline
The Ridgeline replaced the Honda Pilot and its performance and specification resembled closely those of its predecessor. The majority of vehicles found on the Nigerian market have the following technical specifications:
- The 2014 Honda Ridgeline is available in SUV truck styles four doors and five seater with a trunk for storage.
- It is available in 3 different cylinder volumes. The 3.5L inline four cylinder engine and the 4.0L and 4.5L engine for more power which is also in a 4 cylinder configuration.
- The Honda Ridgeline is available only in petrol versions.
- It has both a front engine front wheel drive and a four wheel drive version.
- The Ridgeline is available in four speed or five speed automatic transmission.
How is the design of Honda Ridgeline
The Ridgeline is widely praised for its interior and exterior features making it stand out on metropolitan roads as well as in the countryside. It is exceptionally spacious, has well-placed controls and boasts handsome stitching on door panels and the dashboard. The exterior is equally inspiring with perfect smooth lines and a sporty build. The interior is straightforward with a clean layout and easy to use controls. Front seats are four way adjustable and rear seats offer sufficient head and legroom.
What are the standout features of Honda Ridgeline
The standout feature of Honda Ridgeline is certainly its spaciousness which while in itself is not an extraordinary quality but is hard to find in the SUVs combined with fuel efficiency. SUV truck designs compromise size for fuel efficiency and therefore if the fuel economy is good, generally a crossover car does not have any storage space. The Honda Ridgeline avoids this conundrum by adding a trunk to design. Being a SUV it already has lots of legroom and the trunk adds to this feeling of spaciousness.
Honda Ridgeline Price in Nigeria
Honda does not assemble or market the Ridgeline in Nigeria but one can easily find foreign used or Tokunbo Honda Ridgeline for sale in Nigeria. Another used version that can be found at dealerships are Nig used Honda Ridgeline SUV's for sale at a much cheaper price depending on the vehicle overall state and year model. The Honda Ridgeline is a direct competitor of high end Nissan, Mazda and Toyota SUV family of cars and it became so popular that it is preferred over locally manufactured Harrier, Prado and Pajero due to the convenience it provides. The price of a used Honda Ridgeline might vary depending on the condition and mileage from Naira 4,700,00 to Naira 5,900,000.
Overall Impression Honda Ridgeline
The Honda Ridgeline is a truck and as such faces a very strong competition from American vehicle manufacturers Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet. These three American truck manufacturing giants which have a complete monopoly over the truck manufacturing market. It is surprising then that Honda, which is traditionally a car manufacturing company, has come up with such a good truck design that it has started giving Ford and Dodge a run for their money.