2nd Generation (2017—2019) Ridgeline Problems

This generations ranks 32nd out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (22%), electrical (16%), and the body (13%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Tailgate Not Working Properly 3 complaints at an average of 3,843 miles in the 2017 Honda Ridgeline.
  2. Headlights Are Too Dim 2 complaints at an average of 0 miles in the 2017 Honda Ridgeline.
  3. Excessive Wind Noise 2 complaints at an average of 2,725 miles in the 2018 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 2017 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 3 15 0.0
2018 5 2 15 3.73
2017 31 2 66 16.13

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