New Honda WR-V launched in India at Rs 7.75 lakh
Honda has entered into the crossover SUV segment in the country that competes with the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and the Mahindra TUV300.
The new Honda WR-V is powered by the Jazz hatchback's 1.2 litre i-VTEC petrol and a 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel engine. The petrol variants produce 89 hp of power and 110 Nm of torque, while the diesel trims generate 98 hp of power and 200 Nm of torque. The petrol engine delivers a claimed ARAI fuel efficiency of 17.5 kmpl, while the diesel offers 25.5 kmpl of fuel economy. The company has offered the WR-V with a choice of 5-speed manual transmission for the petrol and a 6-speed manual gearbox for the diesel versions. There is no option of automatic or CVT transmission disappointingly.
The New Honda WR-V video review:
The cabin of the Honda WR-V gets a host of equipment such as a black interior theme that can be seen on the dashboard with chrome inserts, similar to the Jazz.The top variants also get steering mounted control, automatic climate control and engine start-stop button. One of the major highlights of the new crossover is the 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The company has also offered all the variants with ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), ISOFIX and dual front airbags as standard. The company calls this new system as the DIGIPAD and was first introduced in the new 2017 Honda City.
Ex-showroom, Delhi prices of the new Honda WR-V:
- Honda WR-V S: Rs.7.75 lakh
- Honda WR-V VX: Rs.8.99 lakh
- Honda WR-V S: Rs.8.79 lakh
- Honda WR-V VX: Rs.9.99 lakh