Interior of the Honda WR-V photographed in South America for the 1st time

Posted on: Jan 27, 2017 - 11:02am IST

Looks identical to the Jazz, save for the seat upholstery.

Autoblog Uruguay has photographed the interior of the Honda WR-V, revealing a cabin that looks identical to the Honda Jazz, save for the fabric seat upholstery. This is the first time that its interior is being revealed, since debut at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show last November. Honda had applied thick window film to the display unit.

Honda WR-V interior photographed in South America
The functional and ergonomic dashboard of the Honda Jazz is retained to increase economies of scale.

Like the Jazz, the Honda WR-V has a black floating dashboard with the centre console angled towards the driver, contrasted with silver accents and gloss black trim. The model spied appears to based on middle grade, as it lacks a start/stop button, automatic climate control with touch sensitive buttons, and a larger touchscreen infotainment system.

For South American markets, the WR-V will pack a 1.5L i-VTEC four cylinder petrol engine paired with a five-speed manual or CVT, which sends power only to the front wheels. It produces 120 hp and 15.3 kg.m of peak torque.

India-bound Honda WR-V (Jazz cross) front three quarter unveiled
For South American markets, the WR-V will pack a 1.5L i-VTEC four cylinder petrol engine paired with a five-speed manual or CVT.

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The WR-V is also tipped to arrive in India in March. It was spotted for the first time on Indian soil at its production flag-off ceremony in Honda’s Tapukara manufacturing facility last week. India will be the first market to receive the RHD Honda WR-V.

Honda WR-V – Image Gallery

[Source: Autoblog Uruguay]

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