Honda Cars India has lastly launched the WRV cross-over at a preliminary price of Rs.7.75 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in India. Being based on Honda Jazz, the WRV is a little bigger and heavier than the hatchback. It is the first model developed by Honda R&D India in association with Honda R&D, while India becomes the first market universally to get this variant. The bookings for Honda WRV opened in the first week of March at a token payment of Rs.21, 000 across all the company dealerships. The crossover would be available in both diesel and petrol fuel trims in two grades: S and VX.
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Being based on Honda’s ‘Man Maximum, Machine Minimum’ plan philosophy, the WRV flaunts projector headlights with daytime running lights. Riding on newly-designed diamond cut alloy-wheels, the crossover copies several interior components from the recently launched 2017 City facelift. The interior cabin can be availed in a couple of dual tone upholsterys silver & black and black & bluish gray. Inside the cabin, the dashboard and 7-inch touchscreen infotainment display with satellite navigation, voice recognition, Mirror Link Smartphone linkage, Bluetooth, USB, and an internal memory of 1.5 GB are reminiscent of the new City sedan. In addition, several premium features such as one touch electric sun-roof, cruise control, push start button smart entry, steering mounted audio and telephonic controls, and automatic weather control further accentuate the appeal of the WRV crossover. The WRV would be obtainable in an exclusive ‘Premium Amber’ paint shade, besides the other five regular colors: Modern Steel, Alabaster Silver, Golden Brown, Carnelian Red, and White Orchid.
As for the security, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and dual front airbags are offered as standard across the whole variant range. Mechanically, Honda WRV would be available in both diesel and petrol fuel trims with the same set of engines as the Amaze and Jazz. The petrol variants are powered by a 1.2 Liter four cylinder i-VTEC engine which makes maximum power of 89bhp at 6000rpm and peak torque performance of 110Nm at 4800rpm. Being linked to a newly-developed 5-speed manual transmission, it returns an ARAI Specified fuel economy of 17.5 KMPL. Speaking of the diesel variants, they get their power from the company’s tried and trusted 1.5L 4-cylinder i-DTEC engine. It belts out top power of 99 BHP at 3600 rpm and peak torque of 200Nm at 1750rpm, while mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The diesel variants have a best-in-segment mileage of 25.50kmpl (ARAI Specified). Below is the variant-wise price (Ex. Showroom, New Delhi) of Honda WRV
Honda WRV S: Rs7.75 Lakh
Honda WRV VX: Rs8.99 Lakh
Honda WRV S: Rs8.79 Lakh
Honda WRV VX: Rs9.99 Lakh