Honda receives 16,000 bookings for the Honda WR-V - Report

27/05/2017 - 13:42 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Was launched in mid-March.

Honda Cars India Limited announced this month that it received 12,000 bookings for the Honda WR-V until April 2017. This number has risen to 16,000 units now, as per a new report from The Economic Times.

Honda WR-V side First Drive Review
Honda offers the WR-V in two grades, S and VX, but does not provide an automatic transmission.

The Honda WR-V launched in mid-March and the 2017 Honda City launched in mid-February have contributed significantly to the company's sales this year. The new City has received over 30,000 bookings. To continue growing in the market, the company could beef up its premium lineup with the Honda Civic and the latest iteration of the Honda CR-V, while introducing variants like an automatic transmission or a 1.5L i-VTEC for the WR-V at the other end.

Honda offers the WR-V in two grades: S and VX. LED daytime running lights, silver skid plates, 16-inch gunmetal-finish alloy wheels, electric sunroof, keyless entry, push start/stop button, cruise control, automatic climate control with touch control panel, 7.0-inch DIGIPAD capacitive touchscreen infotainment system with satellite navigation, MirrorLink and voice recognition, standard dual-front airbags, standard ABS with EBD and multi-view rear camera are the highlights of the WR-V.

Honda WR-V rear three quarter off road First Drive Review
The Honda WR-V is priced at INR 7.75 lakh (ex-showroom) for the petrol model and at INR 8.79 lakh (ex-showroom) for the diesel model.

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The Honda WR-V measures 3,999 mm in length, 1,734 mm in width and 1,601 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,555 mm. The 5-seat crossover's engine options include 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. The petrol engine produces 90 PS and 110 Nm of torque and is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. The diesel engine develops 100 PS and 200 Nm of torque and is linked to a 6-speed manual transmission. Prices start at INR 7.75 lakh (ex-showroom) for the petrol model and at INR 8.79 lakh (ex-showroom) for the diesel model.

[Source: The Economic Times]

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