1st Generation (2006—2014) Ridgeline Problems

Ridgeline owners with a 2006—2014 model year have the most problems with the engine (26%), interior (18%), and the body (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. 24 complaints at an average of 104,993 miles in the 2006 Honda Ridgeline.
  2. Blown Engine 2 complaints at an average of 90,000 miles in the 2007 Honda Ridgeline.
  3. Tapping in Engine 4 complaints at an average of 127,875 miles in the 2006 Honda Ridgeline.

What Ridgeline Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2014 10 2 50 4.61
2013 8 3 55 3.75
2012 7 7 54 5.18
2011 5 6 46 2.81
2010 1 5 45 0.47
2009 8 4 42 3.27
2008 33 5 41 8.9
2007 31 5 41 10.85
2006 89 9 98 33.39

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