Honda WRV- launch, price, specs

2017 Honda WR-V

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 WRV spy image

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.

Launch date 2017

 

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 Jazz WRV

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

 

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