My point is that most of us buy what we want, generally not what we need. The percentage your truck will spend on tarmac going from a-b vs camping, towing and hauling together will be far greater even though we are “off road enthusiasts”No clue what their uses are. Mine is a weekday commuter and tows my travel trailer and hauls crap on the weekend. A Ridgeline wouldn't tow my trailer.
You and by in large a huge percentage of us on expo don’t fit that stereotype, that’s why we are here. However we are a small percentage of the driving public.
A friend of mine has a ridgeline, It’s his work truck lol (residential electrician) the canopy and box are filled with tools and supplies and tows a 3.5k cargo trailer, everyday. I like to point and laugh, but I’m secretly jealous of the “trunk” in the box.