Honda WR-V Launched In India: Prices Start At Rs. 7.75 Lakh

The Honda WR-V has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 7.75 lakh and going up to Rs. 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This is the first time Honda has ventured into the subcompact SUV segment and has high hopes from the WRV.

By Kingshuk Dutta


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Published on March 16, 2017

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  • The Honda WR-V is the newest crossover to go on sale in India
  • The Honda WR-V shares its underpinnings with the Jazz including engines
  • The WR-V diesel is the most fuel efficient offering in its class

The Honda WR-V is the company's first ever model in the sub-4 metre SUV segment and will be positioned between the Honda Jazz and the Honda BR-V. The starting price of the Honda WRV is Rs. 7.75 lakh and goes up to Rs. 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Interestingly, India is the first country globally, to manufacture and sell the WRV. Honda Car India has built on the same platform as the Jazz and the City and therefore, shares some components with these cars as well. One could say that the WR-V is actually a Jazz based crossover. The WR-V has been designed and developed by the company's Indian R&D team along with inputs from the global R&D team as well. You can follow the live updates from the WR-V's launch event.

Honda WR-V Prices in India:

Variants Petrol Diesel
S MT Rs. 7,75,000 Rs. 8,79,000
VX MT Rs. 8,99,000 Rs. 9,99,000
honda wrv(Honda WR-V is based on the Jazz's platform)

The Honda WRV gets a good list of features starting with standard ABS and airbags on all variants. The top VX trim gets a sunroof, which is a segment first and also the new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that Honda calls DIGIPAD.

Honda WR-V Dimensions:

Dimensions Honda WR-V
Length 3,999mm
Width 1,734mm
Height 1,601mm
Wheelbase 2,555mm
Ground Clearance 188mm
One can also ask Honda to provide WiFi support with the DIGIPAD, inside the car as well. There is a reverse parking camera as well, with different views on the screen. As far as the engines are concerned, the WR-V gets a 1.2 Litre petrol and a 1.5 Litre diesel engine, and having driven them both, we can say that they perform very well.  Here is everything to know about the Honda WRV.
honda wr v
(The WR-V Comes in Both Petrol and Diesel Engine Options)

Honda WR-V Specifications:

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
ABS/Airbags Standard Standard


2017 honda wrv dashboard(2017 Honda WR-V dashboard)

The design and styling of the Honda WRV is refreshing. The chunky chrome strip on the grille along with the LED DRLs on the upswept headlamps gives the car solid road presence. The silver skid plates and the black cladding on the wheel arches and the bottom of the body add to the crossover look and will be appreciated by the target audience.

The Honda WR-V’s competition includes the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the Mahindra KUV100. We even conducted a spec comparison recently to see where the WR-V fits amidst the subcompact SUVs. Also, it will go head to head with the likes of the crossovers such as the Hyundai i20 Active, Fiat Avventura and the Toyota Etios Cross. Here is how the WR-V fares against the crossovers on paper.

Last Updated on March 16, 2017

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