Honda Automobiles: All-New, Innovative 2017 Honda Ridgeline Wins "North American Truck of a Year" Award

Posted on 10. Jan, 2017 by in Honda Canada

  • Second NATOTY win for Ridgeline
  • All-new Ridgeline designed, grown and done in America
  • Innovative comforts embody world’s initial factory-installed Truck Bed Audio System, Dual Action Tailgate and more

The totally redesigned and reengineered 2017 Honda Ridgeline has been named a 2017 North American Truck of a Year (NATOTY) northamericancaroftheyear.org. Launched in Jun 2016, a 2017 Ridgeline includes a horde of industry-exclusive customary and accessible comforts including unibody construction, a Dual Action Tailgate, In-Bed Trunk®, a scratch- and dent-resistant combination lorry bed and a world’s initial Truck Bed Audio System. The 2017 Ridgeline is also a initial and usually pickup to acquire a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, when versed with accessible front pile-up impediment complement and LED headlights. It is a second uninterrupted year for Honda to acquire a tip honor, with a Honda Civic winning North American Car of a Year honors in 2016. Moreover, this outlines Ridgeline’s second NACTOY award, a initial entrance in 2006, when a Honda Civic also won a 2006 North American Car of a Year.

“This endowment is a cherished validation of a innovations and advantages a Ridgeline offers midsize pickup lorry business and a good approval of a American growth team’s work,” pronounced John Mendel, Executive Vice President of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “This is a superb approach to flog off 2017, and we’re looking brazen to pity some-more innovative Honda products in a year ahead.”

The North American Truck of a Year Award is given by a organisation of over 50 members of a North American automotive media and is particular since it is not tied to a singular publication, radio or radio hire though dynamic by an eccentric organisation of reporters from a United States and Canada. Presented any year during a opening of a North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, NACTOY recognizes a many superb car of a year formed on mixed factors including innovation, design, reserve performance, handling, motorist compensation and value.

The Ridgeline is a partial of Honda’s stretched lineup of innovative light-truck models, including a HR-V crossover, a CR-V and Pilot SUVs and a new 2018 Odyssey minivan that will be suggested after now during NAIAS. Honda light lorry sales strike an all-time high of 661,188 units in 2016, adult 7 percent over a prior year.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, Ridgeline pickup lorry and a Odyssey minivan. 

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 30 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2015, some-more than 99 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

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