2022 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition Review Gallery

A closer look at the crossover-based pickup.

The Honda Ridgeline is an oddball in the pickup world. It lives on a Pilot-based, unibody platform that translates to excellent ride quality and clever packaging that only Honda could whip up. It also comes with fairly limited capabilities as far as truck duty goes, which we recently found out firsthand after spending a week with a 2022 Ridgeline Black Edition and while loading a 900-plus-pound Polaris Sportsman XP 1000 Ride Command into the bed. Join us as we take a closer look at the things we like and don’t like about Honda’s midsize pickup.

The 2022 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition.Ross Ballot
The big 2022 Polaris Sportsman XP 1000 Ride Command just fits in the Ridgeline’s bed.Ross Ballot
Clean truck, dirty quad. It fits, but just barely.Ross Ballot
The Ridgeline’s gauge cluster is fairly basic by modern standards.Ross Ballot
Honda’s 3.5-liter J35Y6 V-6 is, and has been, the sole engine option for the second-generation Ridgeline. It’s a good engine with plenty of power, but it feels a bit behind the times.Ross Ballot
Push-button gear selection takes up as much space as a traditional shifter, yet is less intuitive.Ross Ballot
Pass-through bodywork is usually reserved for cooling the brakes, but here it’s purely decorative.Ross Ballot
We love the dual-action tailgate and the in-bed trunk. They’re some of the Ridgeline’s best features.Ross Ballot
The bed is wide and flat. Good for those Home Depot runs.Ross Ballot
Honda throws semi-aggressive Firestone all-terrains on the Ridgeline.Ross Ballot
The Ridgeline is rated to tow 5,000 pounds. Its hitch and wiring hookups are in plain sight and easy to access.Ross Ballot
The 2022 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition.Ross Ballot

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