Choosing the 2018 Honda Ridgeline in Clear Lake Over the Chevy Colorado

You want your truck to do it all from carrying heavy cargo to the job site and take the kids to football practice. Luckily, with the 2018 Honda Ridgeline in Clear Lake, you can do just that. The Ridgeline has the capability to tow up to 5,000 lbs and also has available Honda Sensing®, a suite of safety technologies can not only that keep you and your passengers safe but even to go as far as helping to prevent crashes. Compared to its competitor such as the 2018 Chevy Colorado, the Honda Ridgeline has…

Better Suspension and Handling



When going around town, you can expect a smooth ride in the 2018 Honda Ridgeline. Even compared to the Chevy Colorado, the Ridgeline has a smoother ride due to fully independent front and rear suspensions. Independent suspensions allows the wheels to each follow the terrain and gives the best angle for gripping the road without giving up ride comfort. The Colorado has a solid rear axle with a non-independent rear suspension. Also, the Honda Ridgeline uses coil springs compared to the leaf springs used on the Colorado. Coil springs offer a better ride as the compress more progressively for a smoother ride with less bottoming out compared to leaf springs.

Better Chassis Design



You always hear to check under the hood when buying a vehicle, but what about the frame? The 2018 Honda Ridgeline utilizes a unibody construction making the chassis much stiffer. In turn, this allows for the use of softer springs for a smoother ride and better overall durability, lessening squeaks and rattles coming from the chassis itself. Comparatively, the Colorado uses body-on-frame design. To help lessen road noise even more, the Honda Ridgeline uses computer-generated active noise cancellation to help remove pesky road noises from the passenger compartment, especially at low frequencies. The Colorado does not offer active noise cancellation.

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline in Clear Lake is the truck that can do it all, with style and comfort to boot. Want to know more about the Honda Ridgeline or any of the other vehicles in the Honda lineup? Come see us today at Honda of Clear Lake, where it’ll be the first steps to an amazing driving experience!