How Much Can the 2023 Honda Ridgeline Tow?

November 30th, 2022 by

2022 Honda Ridgeline

The weekend means time to play for a lot of Asheville drivers. Whether your idea of playing involves towing a camper or a couple of ATVs, the new Honda Ridgeline has the towing capacity to handle it. So, just how much can the 2023 Honda Ridgeline tow? We’re happy to tell you that the 2023 Honda Ridgeline towing capacity is an impressive 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. Now, you’re probably wondering, what can the 2023 Honda Ridgeline tow with that kind of capacity? Keep reading as Apple Tree Honda spills the tea.

2023 Honda Ridgeline Towing Capacity & Payload by Configuration

This truck is built to pull your boat or trailer wherever it needs to go. How much can a Honda Ridgeline tow along our Hendersonville roads if you opt for the RTL-E trim? The 2023 Honda Ridgeline towing capacity is 5,000 pounds across all four trims. Even the payload capacity is impressive, coming in at over 1,500 pounds. Here is how the towing capacity and payload capacity break out by trim:

2023 Honda Ridgeline Towing Capacity 

  • Ridgeline Sport AWD: 5,000 pounds 
  • Ridgeline RTL AWD: 5,000 pounds
  • Ridgeline RTL-E AWD: 5,000 pounds
  • Ridgeline Black Edition AWD: 5,000 pounds

2023 Honda Ridgeline Payload Capacity

  • Ridgeline Sport: 1,583 pounds
  • Ridgeline RTL: 1,544 pounds
  • Ridgeline RTL-E: 1,509 pounds
  • Ridgeline Black Edition: 1,509 pounds

What Can the 2023 Honda Ridgeline Tow?

There’s not much the average driver needs to tow that the Ridgeline can’t handle. From campers to boats to motorcycles, this truck can tow them all. Here’s just a partial list:

  • Small Travel Trailer
  • Pop-Up Camper
  • A-Frame Camper
  • Teardrop Camper
  • Small Enclosed Utility Trailer
  • Small Open Utility Trailer
  • Tow Dolly
  • Fishing Boat Trailer
  • Motorcycle Trailer
  • Jet Ski Trailer
  • Canoe / Kayak Trailer

2023 Honda Ridgeline Engine Specs

You’re probably thinking it takes an impressive engine to achieve the 5,000-pound 2023 Honda Ridgeline towing capacity. You’d be right. Just take a look at these performance specs:

2023 Honda Ridgeline Performance Specs

  • Engine Type – V6
  • Displacement – 3471 cc
  • Horsepower (SAE net) – 280 @ 6000 rpm
  • Torque (SAE net) – 262 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
  • Redline – 6900 rpm
  • Bore and Stroke – 89 mm x 93 mm
  • Compression Ratio – 11.5:1
  • Valve Train – 24-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®

Test Drive the Honda Ridgeline at Apple Tree Honda

Come down and take this truck for a test drive so you can get a feel for the amount of power it kicks out. We’d be happy to help you drive home in a new Ridgeline of your own whether you’re looking to buy or lease one. If you’d like to learn more about this remarkable truck, check out our detailed overview of the 2023 Ridgeline. We’re just down the road from Johnson City. So, drop by or contact us today.


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