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Honda Rugged Capability

Honda Rugged Capability

If you’re ready to take on the challenges of the road, you want a vehicle that can stand up to tough terrain, changing road conditions, and more. Honda SUVs and trucks meet your expectations for any adventure.

Power for All Four Wheels

Honda’s Intelligent All-Wheel Drive provides traction and stability in all kinds of conditions. Two different systems are available with Honda models, Real Time AWD and Intelligent Variable Torque Management. The result is instant power to rear wheels with torque vectoring for improved side-to-side control.

All-wheel drive provides improved traction on unpaved roads, in wet or icy conditions and for towing and hauling. Torque vectoring transfers more torque to the wheels that need it most to provide added stability when taking corners or curves.

Intelligent Modes

Intelligent Traction Management allows you to adjust handling to fit the terrain. Various models have different modes. For instance, two-wheel drive trims for models like the Ridgeline, Passport, and Pilot have Snow mode. All-wheel drive models include Mud and Sand. Each mode adjusts the throttle, torque distribution, and shifting based on the terrain.

Snow mode reduces wheel slippage and makes adjustment to the throttle for less sensitivity for the pedals. Mud mode helps you keep your momentum with increased wheel torque. Sand mode requires more aggressive power and delays upshifts to give you more torque on the wheels.

Rugged Design

The Honda Ridgeline has a unique design to make it more durable, starting with a unibody cab and bed. The frame is integrated into the cab and body, making it stronger than body-on-frame. High-strength steel creates more rigidity without extra weight.

Even the toughest Honda model provides a smooth ride with the independent multi-link suspension. Bring along more stuff with a towing capability of up to 5,000 pounds for the Passport, Pilot, and Ridgeline models. Pull an RV, trailer with a boat or ATVs, to your fun destination. Strength is seen in the engines for these same models with up to 550 horsepower for the Ridgeline Baja.

SUVs and trucks from Honda have a higher ground clearance to travel over streams and unpaved roads. With their rugged capability, you can drive with confidence no matter what lies down the road.

No Compromise

Advanced technology enhances the journey. Rear entertainment keeps your youngest passengers content even on long rides. Easily pair your smartphone with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. Innovative tech keeps you safe with driver assist systems, which help you be more aware of your surroundings.

Learn more about Honda models and their rugged capability when you take one out for a test drive. Stop by Premier Honda today to find out which model is the best fit for you.