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"I drove a Ridgeline, and I liked it".

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Rupp1, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    Rupp1

    Rupp1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yes I did.

    I had some time to kill before I went in to work today so I test drove a 2012 RTS with 16k on the odometer.

    I know haters gunna hate, but I thought it was a great (but somewhat ugly) vehicle. I carry a Swiss Army knife for a reason, this vehicle seems like the automotive equivalent.

    I'll leave it at that. Let the fireworks begin...
     
  2. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    Khaos

    Khaos Well-Known Member

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    It's a cool minivan if you're under 5"10.
     
  3. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:14 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    The big question is, would you buy one? I had a VW bug given to me as a rental car once. I actually really enjoyed driving it. Would I own one? Hell no.
     
  4. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:17 PM
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    Rupp1

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    In short, yes.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:18 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Hope you have your flame suit on :laugh:
     
  6. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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    Rupp1

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    I never stir up shit, it's about time.
     
  7. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy The dog did it...I swear!

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  8. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:28 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    My wife and I bought her a Honda Accord last summer and while she was filling out the paper work, I was wandering around the dealership and checked out the new Ridgeline. I did like the interior setup and the under bed storage. I've never ridden in one though but heard they ride like a car. The part the makes me nervous about them is the independent rear suspension vs. the solid axle. I would wonder how it would hold up if you actually used it as a truck since a solid axle is a lot stronger than an IRS setup and generally lower maintenance.
     
  9. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:28 PM
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    Mr Salty

    Mr Salty "Give up the good to go for the great"

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    So what exactly did you like about it?
     
  10. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:30 PM
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  11. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:34 PM
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    Rupp1

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    It had a set of Michelin LTXs on it. Felt like a full size sedan. The capacities are enough for my needs and what I've used my Tacoma for. I wouldn't expect it to work like a regular solid axle truck.
     
  12. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:35 PM
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    KenpachiZaraki

    KenpachiZaraki Its Wicked Flow BITCHES!!

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    Ladies looked at him and they think he's ready to settle down because he's being a soccer mom.
     
  13. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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    • Seat comfort
    • ride
    • dual action tailgate
    • lockable under bed storage
    • Automatic on the column
    • lots of storage for crap all over the interior
    • tie down points seemed strong
    • 4 wheel disk brakes
    Just the highlights
     
  14. Jun 6, 2013 at 3:38 PM
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    Not true. We already own a Sienna in this house...
     
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    scocar being weird again....still

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    You know what they say. Suck one cock, and suddenly you're gay.
     
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    Why does this thread title make me think of

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    Oh yeah, Bewbs.
     
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    OffroadToy

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    But... does it have 20 cup holders??? :bananadance:
     
  18. Jun 6, 2013 at 5:03 PM
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  19. Jun 6, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    things that also suck. not a full size spare tire.and have fun unloading everything to get to it!

    also 4 wheel disk brakes and still takes longer to stop then the taco with drums in the rear. so i don’t see how disk in the rear is a plus.
     
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