Honda WR-V

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HONDA WR-V

INTRODUCTION

Honda has a global reputation as a brand and has a long presence in the Indian market. With the launch of the new-age WR-V, the company has emerged as a strong player in this segment.
The company engineers have developed this car to fill the void between BR-V and Jazz, and the car does sit well between them. High on comfort and quality, the new Honda WR-V offers a good balance of performance and efficiency, and ride and handling, something that is bound to go down well with prospective buyers.

EXTERIOR

EXTERIOR

The Honda WR-V exteriors are the first thing that strikes you. The styling is very youthful and there is a sporty appeal to the car too. The front grille is treated in gloss black material, which looks tastefully done. The company logo is fitted in the center of this grille, which further enhances its appeal. The headlamps look beautiful with their curves and are quite striking.

The front and rear bumpers give WR-V a sporty look, and the smart-looking skid plate is well integrated into the bumpers. The side profile gets alloy wheels, which go well with the overall appearance of the car. The body cladding runs across the length of the car, giving it a butch feel. The rear profile is highlighted with a beautiful and detailed tail lamp assembly, which intrudes nicely into the boot lid. The Honda WR-V colours include Orange, Grey, Maroon, Silver and White.

INTERIOR

INTERIOR

The Honda WR-V interiors have been carried over from the Jazz and so there are a lot of similarities. The dashboard design is exactly the same, except for a few changes. The seats are very supportive and we have always appreciated the company for offering well-cushioned seats on its cars. The cabin is very spacious as well; three people can sit comfortably at the back with plenty of headroom and legroom to spare. The quality of fit and finish is pretty good, even though it is not as impressive as in some other cars of this class.

There are enough storage areas in the cabin and all four doors have bottle holders. There are two cup holders in the centre floor console. The AC is really powerful and cools the cabin in no time. The 363 litre of boot space is usable but it can’t be extended by folding the rear seat’s backrest down.

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

The Honda WR-V specifications include choice of two engines – 1.2-litre i-VTEC and 1.5-litre i-DTEC. The SOHC 1.2-litre petrol engine develops a peak power of 89 bhp at 6000 rpm and a torque of 110 Nm at 4800 rpm while the DOHC 1.5-litre diesel engine develops a peak power of 99 bhp at 3600 rpm and torque of 200 Nm at as low as 1750 rpm. The petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and the diesel engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. However, there is no CVT option planned yet.

 

BRAKING AND SAFETY

BRAKING AND SAFETY

Ventilated discs at the front with drums at the rear ensure confidence-inspiring braking. As for safety, the new Honda WR-V offers dual airbags and ABS with EBD as standard, and a rear camera with guidelines is limited to the top trim only. The company has also introduced additional features, like ECU immobilizer system, windshield defogger (rear), driver seat belt reminder, fuel reminder control system (diesel only), key-off reminder, day/night rear view mirror, intelligent pedals (brake override system), etc.

CONCLUSION

CONCLUSION

The car has ticked a lot of boxes for buyers with its practicality, space and design. Despite being much similar to Jazz, its higher ground clearance, striking new looks and decent ride quality are few of the many reasons that are already making it popular in its segment.

WR-V Summary

Avg Ex Showroom Price ₹ 8.62 Lakh
Mileage: 23.7 kmpl
Engine 1199 to 1498 cc
Seating Capacity 05
Top Speed 170kmph.
0-100 Speed Time 12.43s

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Specifications of Honda WR-V

Engine & Transmission
Engine 1498cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
Engine Type i-DTEC
Fuel Type Diesel
Max Power ([email protected]) 98 bhp @ 3600 rpm
Max Torque ([email protected]) 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Mileage (ARAI) 23.7 kmpl
Driving Range 948 Km
Drivetrain FWD
Transmission Manual - 6 Gears
Turbocharger / Supercharger Turbocharged, Fixed Geometry
Emission Standard BS 6
Dimensions & Weight
Length 3999 mm
Width 1734 mm
Height 1601 mm
Wheelbase 2555 mm
Ground Clearance 188 mm
Kerb Weight 1234 Kg
Capacity
Doors 5 Doors
Seating Capacity 5 Person
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Bootspace 363 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 40 litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front Suspension McPherson Strut, Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Twisted Torsion Beam, Coil Spring
Front Brake Type Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
Minimum Turning Radius 5.3 metres
Steering Type Power assisted (Electric)
Wheels Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel Steel
Front Tyres 195 / 60 R16
Rear Tyres 195 / 60 R16

Features of Honda WR-V

Safety

Airbags 2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)
Seat Belt Warning Yes

Braking & Traction

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) Yes
Brake Assist (BA) Yes

Locks & Security

Engine immobilizer Yes
Central Locking Keyless
Speed Sensing Door Lock Yes
Child Safety Lock Yes

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes (Automatic Dual Zone)
Front AC Two Zones, Common Fan Speed Control
Rear AC Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
Heater Yes
Vanity Mirrors on Sun Visors Driver & Co-Driver
Anti-glare Mirrors Electronic – Internal Only
Parking Sensors Rear
Parking Assist
Reverse Camera
Headlight & Ignition On Reminder Yes
Keyless Start/ Button Start Yes
Steering Adjustment Tilt & Telescopic
12V Power Outlets Yes

Seats & Upholstery

Driver Seat Adjustment                                                                                               8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
Front Passenger Seat Adjustment 6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
Seat Upholstery Fabric
Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel Yes
Driver Armrest Yes
Rear Passenger Seats Type Bench
Interiors Dual Tone
Interior Colours Black
Folding Rear Seat Full
Front Seatback Pockets Yes
Head-rests Front & Rear

Storage

Cup Holders Front Only
Driver Armrest Storage Yes

Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Front & Rear
One Touch -Down Driver
One Touch – Up Driver
Adjustable ORVM Electrically Adjustable & Retractable
Turn Indicators on ORVM Yes
Rear Defogger Yes
Rear Wiper Yes
Exterior Door Handles Chrome
Interior Door Handles Painted
Door Pockets Front & Rear
Boot-lid Opener Electric Tailgate Release
Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs) Body Coloured

Exterior

Sunroof / Moonroof Electrically Adjustable
Roof rails Yes
Body-Coloured Bumpers Yes
Roof Mounted Antenna Yes
Body Kit Cladding – Black/Grey

Lighting

Daytime Running Lights LED
Fog Lights LED
Headlights Halogen Projector
Automatic Head Lamps No
Follow me home headlamps No
Tail Lights LED
Cabin Lamps Front and Rear
Headlight Height Adjuster Yes
Glove Box Lamp No
Lights on Vanity Mirrors No
Rear Reading Lamp Both Sides
Cornering Headlights Active

Instrumentation

Instrument Cluster Analogue – Digital
Trip Meter Electronic 2 Trips
Average Fuel Consumption Yes
Average speed Yes
Distance to Empty Yes
Clock Digital
Low Fuel Level Warning Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes
Gear Indicator Yes
Instantaneous Consumption Yes
Tachometer Analogue

Entertainment, Information & Communication

Smart Connectivity Android Auto, Apple Car Play
Integrated (in-dash) Music System Yes
Display Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System Yes
Speakers 6
USB Compatibility Yes
Aux Compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Compatibility Phone & Audio Streaming
MP3 Playback Yes
DVD Playback No
AM/FM Radio Yes
iPod Compatibility Yes
Steering mounted controls Yes
Voice Command Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Warranty (Years) 3
Warranty (Kilometres) Unlimited

Pros & Cons of WR-V

Pros of Honda WR-V

Stand Out Features

  • High ground clearance
  • Spacious cabin
  • Fuel-efficient engines

Cons of Honda WR-V

Need Improvement

  • Noisy diesel engine
  • Pricier than rivals
  • Stiff low-speed ride

FAQ About Honda WR-V

What is the price of WR-V in Mumbai?

On road price of base variant of Honda WR-V in mumbai is ₹ 8.62 Lakh. On road price is made up of ex-showroom price, RTO registration, road tax and insurance amount.

Which car is better between WR-V vs EcoSport?

WR-V is priced at ₹ 8.62 Lakh. It comes with 1199 cc engine which generates 89 bhp of power & 110 Nm of torque. Whereas, EcoSport is priced at ₹ 8.18 Lakh, comes with 1497 cc engine which generates 121 bhp of power & 150 Nm of torque.

What is the mileage of WR-V?

As per ARAI, the mileage of WR-V is 16.5 kmpl.. Real mileage of the vehicle varies depending upon the driving habits. City and highway mileage figures also vary depending upon the road conditions.

What is the minimum down payment required/minimum EMI for WR-V?

Yes, WR-V can be financed with a down payment of Rs. 0.86 Lakh. Whereas, the exact minimum down payment amount depends on multiple factors like car’s on-road price, your financial eligibility and loan provider bank’s limitations.

Is there any exchange offer on WR-V?

There are multiple factors on which exchange value depends. Model year, kms driven, looks, insurances claimed and many such other factors contribute to deciding upon an exchange amount. Hence, to get the best exchange value or offer, we would advise you to get in touch with your nearest Honda showroom.

Things to keep in mind before Buying Honda WR-V

 

 

When buying a new car in general one must look for things like body panels that are out of line, or load bearing beams that seem to have been damaged. The next thing to check whether the paint is original or it has been repainted, a quick check under concealed plastic panels is a great way to check for unmatched paint. Another thing to check for is underbody rust in humid or sea adjacent areas.

A good way to check if the car has been rear-ended is by checking the boot. Flip open the spare wheel cover and remove the wheel completely. If the car was repaired after an accident the floor will have visible signs as the surface wouldn’t be smooth as it would in an undamaged car.

In the end, always remember to check for complete documentation including service records. Also, do check with the insurance company for any past claims, which will make you aware of the accidents the car has been involved in. Last but not the least, get the car checked from a trusted workshop before closing the deal.

 

Honda WR-V Price List

Variants Ex-Showroom price
WR-V SV MT Petrol

1199 cc, Petrol, Manual, 16.5 kmpl
₹ 8.62 Lakh
WR-V VX MT Petrol

1199 cc, Petrol, Manual, 16.5 kmpl
₹ 9.83 Lakh
WR-V SV MT Diesel

1498 cc, Diesel, Manual, 23.7 kmpl
₹ 9.93 Lakh
WR-V VX MT Diesel

1498 cc, Diesel, Manual, 23.7 kmpl
₹ 11.06 Lakh

Honda WR-V Expert Reviews

Perfect car…love this
for Honda WR-V

All over great experience..,enjoyed while driving..buying experience cool Sporty look interior and exterior. Audio system is good,performance excellent


Poor music system but everything is great though
for Honda WR-V

Please do not buy this product as the music system is very poor in terms of touch and connectivity. Facing problem from last 3 yrs. The gearbox is also hard.


Nice car, you should buy it.
for Honda WR-V

Very good car for both city and highway but you will have to drive it very smooth. It is not a racing car, but it is nice and make you feel special.


SWACHALIT
for Honda WR-V

Car looks premium , touch and feel is great. Sunroof – its there and you feel good having a sunroof as not so common feature in your car.


jaandaar &shaandar
for Honda WR-V

very dashing look and have a compact size,easy to drive anywhere.Its looking is comperatively compare with luxury cars.


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Honda WR-V Mileage

16.5
CITY KM/L
23.7
HWY KM/L

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    Ex-Showroom ₹8,62,000
    The WR-V is an impressive city runabout. It looks the part, has a spacious cabin and a pair of tried and tested engines. The excellent visibility, light controls and a spacious rear seat give it an edge over the competition.
    Body Compact SUV
    Kilometers Driven 23.7 kmp/L
    Fuel type Diesel, Petrol
    Engine 1199 to 1498 cc
    Transmission Manual
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    Interior Color Beige, Black, Multi-pattern
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