Japanese automaker automaker Honda has launched its all new Honda WR-V in India on Thursday. The company had unveiled the all new WR-V at the Sao Paulo Auto Show in Brazil last year.
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Honda's new car WR-V has been manufactured at the company's plant in Tapukara, Rajasthan. The WR-V will be the smallest car in its category, as the company is calling the car as a hatchback crossover. However, the car has been spotted at various dealerships across the country much before its launch.
Here are five things you should know about the all new Honda WR-V
The WR-V seems to be very much similar to Honda Jazz in terms of design, but the company designers have worked really hard to ensure that similarities with Jazz should not be evident.
The WR-V comes with all new front end with a high bonnet line and bulbous headlamps which gives it the rugged look. A lot chrome can also be seen on the grille and a scuff plate, which adds more grace to the appearance.
The tail lamps are quite similar to the Jazz but the tail gate is differentiates the rear design well. The spectacular Roof rails add to the crossover aura.
Interiors of the car have plenty of parts in common with the Jazz including the dash. The seats though will be offered with a new fabric and in two tone.
The Honda WR-V comes with 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol that produces peak power of 89 bhp and peak torque of 110 Nm , mated to a five-speed manual transmission and a CVT.
While, The 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine will produce maximum power output of 99 bhp and maximum torque of 200 Nm, mated to six-speed manual transmission.
The most eminent features of the car includes redesigned headlamps with circular fog lamps, chrome door handles and diamond-cut alloy wheels.
The Honda WR-V also gets a touch screen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and climate control.
The all new Honda WR-V will serve tough competition to the Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai i20 Active and Toyota Etios Cross in India.
The all new Honda WR-V is priced at Rs 7.75 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). While, the diesel variant starts at Rs 8.70 lakh.
Honda launched two variants, each, in petrol and diesel. The higher version of the petrol VX model is priced at Rs 8.99 lakh, and that of the diesel variant is priced at Rs 9.99 lakh.