What is the 2020 Honda Ridgeline Towing Capacity?

June 16th, 2020 by

Honda Ridgeline Towing

The 2020 Honda Ridgeline towing capacity is something that Irvine-area drivers will appreciate, either at the job site or on a weekend getaway. When properly equipped, the Ridgeline can tow up to 5,000 pounds, making it ideal for hauling a small travel trailer or boat. 

Learn more about the Ridgeline towing and performance capabilities in this guide from the experts at Weir Canyon Honda.

How Much Can a Honda Ridgeline Tow?

The Honda Ridgeline towing capacity will depend on which configuration you choose. The Ridgeline 2WD models have a towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds. If you choose a Ridgeline that is equipped with the available Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (iVTM4®) AWD System, you’ll enjoy a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. To find out more about how much the Ridgeline can tow, we’ll take a look at the capabilities of each of the four available Ridgeline trims.

Honda Ridgeline Towing Capacity by Trim Level

All Honda Ridgeline trims are powered by a 3.5L V6 engine that generates 280 hp with 262 lb-ft of torque and is paired with a smooth-shifting 9-speed automatic transmission with Shift-by-Wire and paddle shifters. As for the drivetrain, you’ll have the choice between a 2WD system and an AWD system. Explore the Honda truck towing capacity for each Ridgeline trim level to find the one that will best suit your Tustin-area driving needs:

  • Sport Trim: The Ridgeline Sport is the entry-level trim and comes standard with two-wheel drive can and a towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds. The AWD Sport has a max towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.
  • RTL Trim: The 2WD RTL tows up to 3,500 pounds, while the AWD RTL can provide 5,000 pounds of towing power.
  • RTL-E: The RTL-E comes with the standard all-wheel drive and has a maximum 5,000-pound towing capacity rating.
  • Black Edition: This model is also equipped with standard AWD and delivers a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

The good news for Yorba Linda drivers is that all AWD Ridgeline models feature a standard integrated tow hitch with a 7-pin connector. If you are interested in finding additional Ridgeline towing accessories, please contact our Parts Center.

Ridgeline Performance Features

The Ridgeline towing capability is enhanced by the addition of some smart performance features. For example, with the standard Intelligent Traction Management system you can choose between normal or snow modes on the 2WD models, and normal, snow, sand, or mud modes on the AWD models. All Ridgeline trim levels are also equipped with Hill Start Assist, which is designed to prevent rollback when switching your foot from the brake pedal to the gas pedal with the truck parked on an incline.

Experience the Honda Ridgeline Today at Weir Canyon Honda

The Honda Ridgeline towing capacity is just part of what makes this pickup truck so popular among Anaheim drivers. With its rugged good looks and robust performance, this Honda truck also offers a wide range of standard and available features such as Push-Button Start, Dual-Action Tailgate, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™, and more. Ready to experience the new Honda Ridgeline? Contact us to schedule a test drive, and make sure to explore our new vehicle specials to take advantage of our current offers.

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