Honda has officially launched the WR-V compact SUV in India with a starting price tag of INR 7.75 lakhs for the base petrol version. The diesel variant of WR-V starts at INR 8.79 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). It is based on premium hatchback Jazz and carries loads of additions to provide it with an exclusive identity. Honda WR-V is available in 2 grades - S and VX. It would be competing with the likes of Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Creta and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
Honda WR-V launched in India @ INR 7.75 Lakh
Honda WR-V is powered by the same set of petrol and diesel engine as Honda Jazz. The 1199 cc, 4-cylinder petrol motor is good for 90 PS at 6000 rpm and 110 Nm at 4800 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Diesel motor on the WR-V is 1498 cc, 4-cylinder unit producing 100 PS at 3600 rpm and 200 Nm at 1750 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. The company claimed mileage figures are 17.5 kmpl and 25.5 kmpl for petrol and diesel respectively.
Honda offers dual front airbags and ABS as standard among all variants. The car uses a different headlight and taillight design, differentiating it from most other Honda cars in the price segment. It carries diamond cut alloy wheels, push start button, cruise control and first in class sunroof option. The car is equipped with 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system that also doubles up as the screen for the rear view camera. Honda WR-V Petrol
- S - INR 7.75 Lakhs
- VX - INR 8.99 Lakhs
- S - INR 8.79 Lakhs
- VX - INR 9.99 Lakhs
Honda WR-V is available in 6 shades