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Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« on: April 25, 2018, 04:53:10 pm »
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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2018, 06:57:57 pm »
i like these, and even my wife commented on how nice it looks...but they ain't cheap.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2018, 07:30:18 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2018, 08:50:29 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2018, 09:03:51 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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But what if you don't want a full sized truck?
i'm in that camp...but it still ain't cheap.  :)

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2018, 09:21:50 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Why not take the capability and power increase for the same price??

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2018, 09:25:26 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Why not take the capability and power increase for the same price??

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Because some people don't want a full size truck. Why is that so hard to understand?

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2018, 09:27:27 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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i'm in that camp...but it still ain't cheap.  :)
Agree but neither is a new Miata.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2018, 09:31:13 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Why not take the capability and power increase for the same price??

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Because some people don't want a full size truck. Why is that so hard to understand?

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Because that like paying more for less....

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2018, 09:50:10 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Because some people don't want a full size truck. Why is that so hard to understand?

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Because that like paying more for less....

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2018, 09:51:50 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Because some people don't want a full size truck. Why is that so hard to understand?

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Because that like paying more for less....

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How stupid of me. Instead of my GTI I could have bought a pick up instead.

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Yeah because those are remotely similar.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2018, 10:11:42 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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But what if you don't want a full sized truck?

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Because some people don't want a full size truck. Why is that so hard to understand?

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Because that like paying more for less....

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How stupid of me. Instead of my GTI I could have bought a pick up instead.

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Yeah because those are remotely similar.

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But I paid more for less passenger space, less cargo capacity, less towing capability. Plus I only got a puny engine and not a big V8. So much less.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2018, 10:13:04 pm »
Some people just want a truck for occasional trips to Home Depot, to do some work around the cottage, pull a small camper, etc. Its also easier to park and navigate in the city and can probably fit in a standard sized garage.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2018, 10:13:41 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Why not take the capability and power increase for the same price??

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Because some people don't want a full size truck. Why is that so hard to understand?

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Because that like paying more for less....

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How stupid of me. Instead of my GTI I could have bought a pick up instead.

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Yeah because those are remotely similar.

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But I paid more for less passenger space, less cargo capacity, less towing capability. Plus I only got a puny engine and not a big V8. So much less.

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If someome offered a GTI equivalent with more power, more cargo room, more passenger space for the same space then??

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #14 on: April 25, 2018, 10:30:08 pm »
I like it too...but the price is too high, better off with a full size truck for the same price.


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Buy a nicely equipped double cab Tacoma for $39k :) OR a base for $36k....

$42k is the record the entry level price, base model, lacking features for the Ridgeline. $42,705 to be precise. The Honda is at least $5-7k overpriced.


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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #15 on: April 25, 2018, 10:36:57 pm »
The Honda is not a work truck.  It's an "urban truck" so it fits what most people with trucks use them for anyway - going to Costco.  The difference is the Honda is, well, a Honda.  Super reliable, easy to live with, and it drives like a car.

It's almost a segment of one.  Toyota doesn't make a direct competitor.  Toyota's truck are body on frame affairs that aren't SUVs with a bed.

I think it's richly priced, but it's a great product.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2018, 11:04:00 pm »
I'm glad some people get it.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #17 on: April 25, 2018, 11:05:07 pm »
My dad just bought a Ridgeline Touring to replace the Pilot he sold to me....itís great for his purposes, and drives so much nicer than a full size truck.  Itís the right tool for the job, if a bit pricey....not a concern for him.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2018, 11:30:12 pm »
My dad just bought a Ridgeline Touring to replace the Pilot he sold to me....itís great for his purposes, and drives so much nicer than a full size truck.  Itís the right tool for the job, if a bit pricey....not a concern for him.
exactly...if price isn't much of a concern, it's a great vehicle and does a lot of things well...if you really want a "Car/SUV" 90% of the time, but still find a truck handy, this is perfect.

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Re: Test Drive: 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
« Reply #19 on: April 25, 2018, 11:36:06 pm »
Did anyone comment yet that you can get a full size truck for less?   :rofl2: