2008 Honda Ridgeline User Reviews

2008 Honda Ridgeline Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"storage" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"versatility" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 3 reviews

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Jeffrey writes:
2008 Honda Ridgeline RTS Review
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5

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Everything that I stated above. Combines comforts of a car, truck, & SUV.

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Unable to load as much cargo as it's direct competition, and the V6 hardly competes with fuel economy.  Honda may as well have a V8 for all the savings this engine provides.

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Closest Feeling To Flying Without Ever Leaving The Ground. — Successfully combines the comforts of a car, with the convenience of a truck and/or SUV. Variable 4-wheel drive helps with traction while saving on fuel.

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Npq44 writes:
2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL Review
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5

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Looks bad ass! Super clean, diverse,  great styling and phenomenal reliability......

Cons

So-so on fuel avg about 19 miles per gal.

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This Is My Second Ridgeline... Love This Car! — Super bad ass clean reliable diverse family vehicle...This is my second Ridgeline and aim sure I will own another one in the near future.... The tonneau cover and side steps are the ultimate bonus.... Also, this vehicle is super rare and will hold it's value much more than most other vehicles..... Love this car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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rightcoastjan writes:
2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL Review
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5

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Gorgeous truck that handles like a luxury car.

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Intermittant wiper speed needs to be tweaked.  It is either too slow or too fast and can be quite annoying.  I manually turn it on and off as needed to avoid the annoyance.  The turning radius is small making tight turns difficult to negotiate.

rightcoastjan
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Hond Ridgeline — Overall, this truck is gorgeous and fun to drive. It handles like a dream and I wouldn't want to trade it even for a Lamborghini. If I had the money, I'd buy that Lamborghini and keep the Ridgeline too. I'd drive the Lamborghini on the weekends.

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Mholly writes:
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4

Pros

Fits 5 people comfortable and has a trunk in the bed.

Cons

Small bed

Mholly
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Great Small Truck And Fits The Growing Family — Great small truck that fits my need fit my tall boys in the back and still able to have a truck for work. It also has a 5000lb towing capacity. Lots of cab room for long trips but he gas mileage could be better. I have only gotten about 16mpg average.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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brianmihalko writes:
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Versatility

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No built in navigation system :(

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If You Love Sharing The Outdoors With Family And Friends, This Is Your Truck. — Perfect truck for outdoor activities with family or friends! It is in excellent condition, and I have never had ANY maintenance issues. This all wheel drive truck handles extremely well in the snow and rides very smooth in all conditions. Extremely versatile...can fit 5 people plus all ski/outdoor/camping gear very comfortably.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL Review
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Big

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MPG

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Big And Nice To Haul People Or Mulch — In my opinion, I think if the truck was a v8 it would be a much better truck to go off roading in. Easy to drive, not terrible at the gas pump and a def head turner on the streets.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Lawrence writes:
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Great build quality.

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If you drive off road, this is not your car.

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Great Car. — Great build quality. Fit and finish is tops! Performance is as expected-could improve acceleration some. Lots of thoughtful additions in interior. A trunk plenty big for a mouthy teenager to be locked into. Stereo performace is tepid. I plan on buying another.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Rebecca writes:
2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL Review
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5

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Built in cooler with drain, in the in-bed trunk.

Cons

only 1 - gas mileage averages about 15mpg

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2008 Ridgeline Rtl — It is 4 wheel drive, 4 door, and black. I installed an AirRaid intake on it, for improved performance. It has a 3.5 liter V6, and good power. It doesn't get very good gas mileage though, probably because of my lead foot.

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Jeffrey writes:
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Looks, Comfort, Convenience, Modest Fuel Consumption.

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Only one. Auto Locks don't disengage when an adult rides in the front seat.

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The Honda Ridgeline: The Greatest All-around Vehicle — It is the ideal vehicle for all around use. Has the modern stylings that appear futuristic. It really stands out in a crowd. It possesses a lot of "umph". It's quick off the line, but maintains a relatively modest fuel consumption rating, because of it's 3.5L V6. It's only a part-time four wheel drive, the computer engages the rear wheels only when it senses slippage. So you save on that gas mileage as well. It's quite spacious inside. I've never personally sat in the rear of the vehicle, but I assume it's spacious. I've never heard any complaints. It's box IS a little on the small side, but large enough to get whatever job done, that you need. Yet small enough that you won't have people hounding you to help them move. Plus, the trunk is to die for. Most people don't even realize that the truck has a trunk in the bed, plus it's lockable so you have that added convenience and security. The Honda Ridgeline is an absolute delight to drive and to own.

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Rajan writes:
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power

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gas

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I Love This Truck — gas mileage for this size truck is great at 16.9592 mpg just city driving, its got great power really good at 4500rpm when the vtec kicks in

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Reviews From Other Years

2012 Honda Ridgeline Reviews

Great Family Truckster. By CDRNick64

Overall we love having the Ridgeline, it's safe and fairly efficient for a big vehicle. Love the V6 front wheel drive but a larger engine would still deliver this average mpg. Its been 8 years since a... Read More

The Perfect Pickup For The Suburban Man By MorningMist

I am not a pickup guy, but really convinced myself I needed one for a house remodel. An SUV wouldn't due because I needed the large open back only a pickup could provide. In the end I chose the Hond... Read More

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2011 Honda Ridgeline Reviews

Second Ridgeline, Awesome Truck / Suv By KYbruce

Honda reliability, good styling, smooth ride, trunk in bed and dual action tailgate, Comfortable interior, lots of room in backseat, plenty of power, Honda Certified Warranty, long lasting tires Th... Read More

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2010 Honda Ridgeline Reviews

The Best Compact Pickup On The Market. By Jim

When I was looking for a new pickup truck, I was coming out of a Lexus sedan with a beater Ford F-150 as the weekend utility truck. My son was getting into Scouting and the old F-150 was becoming too ... Read More

You Either Love Or Hate Design It Seems. I'm A Lover. By b2r

Test drove and wanted to purchase in about 15 mins. SOLID but COMFORTABLE drive. I'm not a "truck person" but this "truck" (SUV with a basket) is fantastic with Honda quality. Truck owners hate for s... Read More

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2009 Honda Ridgeline Reviews

Love It. By Kim2265

I love the truck! I am not happy that in the city I get 12MPH instead of the 15 that is stated. It drives great and is very comfortable. I don't understand why all the doors don't unlock when I turn ... Read More

Its My Silverridge09 By Pavlos

good horse power good handling good braking good acceleration like the exterior because its unique lots of peaple say that it looks like an avalanche but their wrong interior is very roomy leather hea... Read More

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2007 Honda Ridgeline Reviews

Looks Great Love The Car By cherisstuff

I did not dislike anything it is a great truck. The car handles beautifully in the snow and in the rain. Lots of secure trunk space that no one can see. Roomy inside and comfortable inside. Lots of he... Read More

The It For An Active Family Car - Active Woman By cte237

Is everything you want in a car or truck for an active family. Also, the resale value is unbelievable !! although I have no intention to sell mine for a while. You gotta experience it to really sense ... Read More

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