Honda Ridgeline Wins "North American Truck of the Year" Award

Test drive the award-winning Honda Ridgeline in Santa Cruz, California

Another day, another Honda model awarded!

Here at Ocean Honda, we're proud to announce the all-new Honda Ridgeline won the coveted 2017 “North American Truck of the Year” award.

New Honda Ridgeline dealer serving Salinas CA

What makes the Ridgeline the Truck of the Year? We’re glad you asked! This award is given to the most outstanding vehicle of the year based on multiple factors including innovation, design, safety performance, handling, driver satisfaction and value.

The 2017 Ridgeline was an easy choice considering the many industry-exclusive standard and available features, such as:

  • Unibody construction
  • Dual Action Tailgate
  • In-Bed Trunk
  • Scratch- and dent-resistant composite truck bed
  • World's first Truck Bed Audio System

Don’t let us forget to mention that the 2017 Ridgeline is the first and only pickup to earn a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating!*

"This award is a prized validation of the innovations and advantages the Ridgeline offers midsize pickup truck customers and a great recognition of the American development team's work," said John Mendel, Executive V.P. of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "This is a terrific way to kick off 2017, and we're looking forward to sharing more innovative Honda products in the year ahead."

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How excited are you to make your VIP appointment to test drive the award-winning 2017 Honda Ridgeline? Let us know in the comments section below!

For pricing and availability info, browse our new Honda Ridgeline online inventory, call us at (888) 427-6057, or stop by Ocean Honda at 3801 Soquel Dr in Soquel, CA.

Source: Honda
^With innovative features like the In-Bed Trunk®, Dual Action Tailgate and available i-VTM4™ AWD System, it’s no wonder the 2017 Ridgeline has been named North American Truck of the Year.

*The 2017 Ridgeline earned a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, when equipped with available front crash prevention system and specific headlights.

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