Honda Motors Japan based company, launched its new compact or mini SUV Honda WR-V for Indian Roads as well as for global market on Thursday. WR-V is launched to take on the cars like Ford’s Eco-sport and Maruti’s Breeza which are already available in the market. Price of the car depends on the different variants from Rs. 7,75,000 to Rs. 9,99,900.
|Variants||Price In INR|
|Petrol S MT||7,75,000|
|Petrol VX MT||8,99,000|
|Diesel S MT||8,79,000|
|Diesel VX MT||9,99,900|
In a statement by Chief Operating officer (regional operations of Asia and Oceania of Honda motors) Noriake Abe stated that, “India is the first country to manufacture and launch the Honda’s WR-V globally, which is testimony to Honda Motor Company’s allegiance to the Indian market.”
Honda R&D India and Honda R&D Japan both together worked on WR-V which makes it the first car developed by them together. R&D India played a pivotal role in the designing and engineering concept of right hand driving for Indian powertrain.
Specifications of Honda
Honda WR-V is available in two variants of Petrol and Diesel.
The Honda WR-V also features starting with standard Anti-Lock Breaking System (ABS) and airbags for all variants. The top model of WRV-VX gets a sunroof, which is a segment’s first and it also features “DIGIPAD”the new 7-inch touchscreen information system. Reverse parking camera and WIFI supported DIGIPAD for the customer.
In the concern of engine, WR-V is coming with 1.5 Litre diesel and 1.2 Litre petrol engine which gives it the maximum power of 99bhp @3600rpm(diesel) and 89bhp @6000rpm(petrol) and torque of 200Nm(diesel) and 110Nm(petrol).
Specifications of Honda WR-V(In Shorts)
|Engines||1.2 Litre (Petrol)||1.5 Litre (Diesel)|
|Displacement||1199 cc||1498 cc|
|Max Power||89 bhp @ 6000 rpm||99 bhp @ 3600 rpm|
|Peak Torque||110 Nm @ 4800 rpm||200 Nm @1750 rpm|
|Claimed Efficiency||17.5 kmpl||25.5 kmpl|