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Thanks to some recommendations here, I checked out a variety of custom floor mat brands. The only one of the many recommended that appeared to be available for the Ridgeline was the Husky Liner. I ordered a full set, with a net cost of about $140. I've used them for a few days and here's my report.

The liners are nicely custom designed for the front and rear. They are something of a rugged, plastic tray, with high sides and more or less flat rubber bottoms. They fit pretty snugly, although they were mailed folded over and have yet to fully recover. You could probably pour a gallon of water in one of the front ones and it wouldn't overflow. The carpeted floors seem well protected.

If I lived in a really muddy environment and was wearing boots all the time, I might like this design. Unfortunately, or fortunately, I don't. I live in a very sandy environment and wear mostly sandals, if that. Each time I get into the truck I track sand, which sits in the bottom of this tray and slowly piles up, so that my feet, sandals, or shoes sit in sand. This means, also, that each time I get out of the truck , I track the sand around wherever I am. Bottom line, these Husky Liners are definitely husky and they are definitely liners, but not really what I'd prefer for my application. The are definitely an improvement though, over the factory design, which has relatively low sides and doesn't fully cover the carpet.

I checked out the WeatherTech liners and, for my purposes, they appear to be a much better option. They appear to have rubber channels, of sorts, sticking up so that your feet are above the sand and grunge that goes down into the bottom. I've had mats of that nature before and it allows you to keep your feet clean while the sand and whatever is removed by gravity until you decide to shake out the mats. Unfortunately, the WeatherTech mats don't seem to be available yet for the Ridgeline. If someone knows otherwise, please let me know, but I ordered from one website, which disingenuously implied they were available, and got an email a couple of days later saying not.
 

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Received Nifty Xtreme mats yesterday. Nice custom fit but do not care much for the gray color as it is too light for the Righelines gray interior. Material has a better look and feel than the Husky's. Should be very easy to clean. Have used Husky liners in the last three trucks and been happy with their durability but the Nify Xtreme just looks a little better. Time will tell on their durability. They are a little shallow in my opinion and I questions how much snow melt they will hold with out getting onto the carpet. Should know in about three months. Ridge around the edges of the Xtreme are higher than the standard Honda mats.
 

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Checked out the online description of the XTreme mats, but they appear to be about the same concept as the Husky Liner (i.e. a big tray). As you note, they may not have sides as high as the Husky Liner. Also, the Husky Liners seem to be relatively thin on the sides (as compared to the XTreme), thus they seem to leave more floor space, although this is a marginal difference. I still am awaiting custom mats that aren't a big tray.
 

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just installed the "NIFTY Catch All" mats......much better than the OEM rubber or carpeted mats. Highly recommended!
 

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bigred1 said:
just installed the "NIFTY Catch All" mats......much better than the OEM rubber or carpeted mats. Highly recommended!
If you don't mind me asking, where did you get them?
 

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I'll probably never spill a gallon of anything in my Ridge.
What I'm looking for is cush. You know, pretty and cushy for my old tired feets. I want mats for the front, and plan to leave the factory mats in the rear. Custon fitted that use the factory anchors would be ideal.
Any suggestions?
Thanks,
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I've tried several different floor mats for the Ridgeline. I wanted better coverage than the OEM mats.

My first try were the Huskyliners. I have the grey interior. I ordered grey mats. What I received were much closer to white than grey. I sent them back.

I then made another mistake and did business with WeatherTech. I selected a 2006 Honda Ridgeline and ordered their premium rubber floor mats. Stupid me... I thought that because they had a listing for a Honda Ridgeline they would actually fit a Honda Ridgeline. Wrong. When I complained here's the response I received from the manufacturer:
"Sorry to hear of your dissatisfaction. Our rubber mats are not claimed to be a custom fit, but rather a suggested replacement based on 72 patterns of mats." The WeatherTech mats are generic.

My third attempt was for the RubberTite floor mats from Lloyds. They do have better coverage than the factory mats, fit perfectly (are actually made for the Ridgeline) and are cheap ($39.95 for the front mats). The color matched great.

I'm happy with the Lloyd's RubberTite, but both the Huskyliners and WeatherTechs are terrible.
 

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I just purchased a set of new floor mats for my Porsche that are made by Lloyd's. I am extremely happy with the quality (much better than Porsche OEM) and they can embroider whatever you want into the carpet. They are very thick and comfortable to the bare foot so if you are looking for something along those lines I suggest you give the a look. I did a google search and found that these guys sell them for the Ridgeline. http://www.sportomotoring.com/honda-ridgeline-truck-lloyd-mats-ultimats.html No affiliation and I have never used them so I can't speak to their service.
 

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SoCal Ridge said:
I just purchased a set of new floor mats for my Porsche that are made by Lloyd's. I am extremely happy with the quality (much better than Porsche OEM) and they can embroider whatever you want into the carpet. They are very thick and comfortable to the bare foot so if you are looking for something along those lines I suggest you give the a look. I did a google search and found that these guys sell them for the Ridgeline. http://www.sportomotoring.com/honda-ridgeline-truck-lloyd-mats-ultimats.html No affiliation and I have never used them so I can't speak to their service.
Thanks, that's exactly what I want.
Now I have a couple decisions to make.
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I am a Ridgeline wannabe until March 2009 when my lease is up on my H3. However, I had Husky custom molded rubber mats in my F-150 Supercrew a few years ago. They were nice, but in time the eges sank, allowing muddy water to leak onto the carpet. Also, when they were dirty or sandy my shoes would rub the sand and make a scratching sound. Personally I prefer a high quality plush carpeted mat. The dirt usually works its way into the mat so it's not sitting on top and they have a more comfortable, homey feel to them. Just my 2 cents.
 

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I am a Ridgeline wannabe until March 2009 when my lease is up on my H3. However, I had Husky custom molded rubber mats in my F-150 Supercrew a few years ago. They were nice, but in time the eges sank, allowing muddy water to leak onto the carpet. Also, when they were dirty or sandy my shoes would rub the sand and make a scratching sound. Personally I prefer a high quality plush carpeted mat. The dirt usually works its way into the mat so it's not sitting on top and they have a more comfortable, homey feel to them. Just my 2 cents.
I got some carpet floor mats reccommended by somene on these boards, but I can't remember the company name. They are very comfortable and high quality. They are plush, but still kinda rough so it feels good to scritch your bare feet on them.
I seem to remember they cost about 80 bucks for just the front. People in the rear are second class, simply don't count. :D
exA4
Maybe I'll look.
 

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I ordered a set of the Weathertech mats.

I'll report on them when they arrive. Should be any day now.
 

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From what I can tell they are rubber.

What they offer is more coverage for the carpeted floor.

I live in Wisconsin and for the winter's a person drags snow and such into the vehicle.
 

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From what I can tell they are rubber.

What they offer is more coverage for the carpeted floor.

I live in Wisconsin and for the winter's a person drags snow and such into the vehicle.
I spent part of a winter (Feb, March, and April) at boot camp at Great Lakes. Close enough, and long enough, to know what you mean. Snow. Brrr.
So, would you like me to send you some real cheese? ;)
 

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I spent part of a winter (Feb, March, and April) at boot camp at Great Lakes. Close enough, and long enough, to know what you mean. Snow. Brrr.
So, would you like me to send you some real cheese? ;)
Hey exA4 I think Califorina has a few years to go before they can really say real cheese. Don't you think?;)
 
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