Honda WR-V is an upcoming crossover from the Japanese manufacturer based on their Jazz hatchback. It will be called Fit twist in Brazilian market, while in India, Indonesia, Malaysia and most Asian market, the WR-V tag will be retained.
Here are some of its details:
Honda WR-V- In short
-Honda WR-V to be produced and launched in India next year
– Expected price is between 7 and 10 lakh rupees
– Aggressive, rugged design
-To be powered by 1.2 liter petrol and 1.5 liter diesel mills
Honda WRV Full report
Honda will showcase their WRV crossover at this year’s Sao Paulo Motor show. Production is expected to begin in India next year.
Honda WRV launch date
Honda WR-V should launch in India by festive season next year.
Honda WRV Price, competition in India
The crossover will be priced aggressively in India, competing with Ford Ecosport, Fiat Avventura, Hyundai i20 Activ and more.
|Base trim||Rs. 7 lakhs|
Honda WRV Interior, Exterior Design
The Honda WR-V gets typical crossover styling. It is based on the Jazz’s platform and design is also inspired from it. The rugged nature is brought forward by new front grille, wider wheels arches, black plastic cladding, roof rails and more. Faux aluminium skid plates, smoked headlamps, new bonnet and different bumper can also be seen.
Cabin of the Indian spec variant should remain very similar to its hatchback. Some design elements such as chrome accents on dashboard, new upholstery etc may be provided, in tune with the nature of the car.
Honda WR-V engine, specification
Honda’s staple 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel will be provided on the WR-V as well. They produce 88.8bhp at 6,000rpm and 98.6bhp at 3,600rpm respectively.
Transmission duties will be done by a 5-speed manual and CVT gearbox.
|Honda WRV 1.2 petrol engine||88.8bhp @ 6,000rpm||109Nm @ 4,500rpm|
|Honda WRV 1.5 Diesel||98.6bhp @ 3,600rpm||200NM @ 1,750 rpm|
|Transmission||5 speed manual, CVT|