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  1. How do I manually engage AWD?

    Second Generation Ridgeline (2G 2017+)
    My apologies for what is probably a terrible question but I have looked through the owners manual of the 2017 ridgeline RTL-E AWD model and do not find one simple setting. How do I turn on the AWD system manually? Is there a button for it or a switch somewhere. The alternative is that it is...
  2. 1st new vehicle - 2019 RTL-T AWD

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello, world! Bought my first new vehicle 1 week ago -- 2019 RTL-T AWD white Earlier in the summer I test drove the Colorado, Taco, and Ridgeline. The Taco wasn't a consideration after that because of the slow acceleration and fixed seat height. The Colorado was nice, but I was concerned...
  3. FWD vs AWD

    Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions
    I'm shopping for a 2nd generation Ridgeline and happened to notice that there are a lot more used 2017 FWD ones for sale than used AWD ones. This has me a little hesitant to consider the FWD, as it appears AWD owners might be more satisfied with their Ridgelines. Any thoughts? I won't be towing...
  4. Ridgeline AWD in reverse question

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    My wife has a Honda CRV with AWD but it has gotten stuck several times trying to back out of driveways. I finally found out that CRV's AWD system doesn't work in reverse. No problem, I just tell her to back into driveways if there's ice or snow. Now I'm looking at light trucks and just...