Honda has launched a new 'V' variant of the WR-V in India, priced at INR 9.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Furthermore, the company has updated the existing VX and S variants with an additional set of features.
The newly launched 'V' variant is diesel-only and slotted between the S and VX grades. The WR-V V diesel comes with exterior features such as headlamp integrated signature LED DRLs and position lamps, front fog lamps, turn indicators on ORVMs, 16-inch gunmetal finish alloy wheels, chrome door handles and rear micro antenna. On the inside, it is decorated with black and silver upholstery and packs a number of comfort and entertainment bits such as 7-inch touchscreen infotainment with AVN, steering mounted controls for HFT, audio, voice command and cruise control, automatic climate control, one push Start/Stop button with white and red illumination, Honda Smart Key system with keyless remote, front centre armrest with storage console, tilt and telescopic power steering (EPS).
The safety package includes features such as dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, front passenger SBR, high-speed alert system, pedestrian injury mitigation technology, Intelligent Pedal (Brake Over Ride System) and a rear-view camera.
Apart from the introduction of the new V-diesel variant, the company has updated the existing 'S' variant with 16-inch gunmetal finish alloy wheels gun metal finish, auto AC with touch control panel, fog lamps, speed sensing auto door locks and jackknife retractable key. The S trim also gets one-touch Up/ Down operation for driver side window. The 'VX' grade is now safer with speed sensing auto door lock and features leather-wrapped steering wheel. And both the variants are now equipped with standard safety features such as rear parking sensors, front passenger seat belt reminder and high-speed alert.
In terms of mechanicals, the Honda WR-V is offered with two engines: 1.2L i-VTEC petrol and 1.5L i-DTEC diesel. The former generates 90 PS and 110 Nm and comes with 5-speed MT, while the latter delivers 100 PS and 200 Nm and comes with a 6-speed MT.
The updates have resulted in a slight increment in the prices of the Honda WR-V.
Honda WR-V - Prices*
- 1.2L i-VTEC S MT – INR 8.15 lakh*
- 1.2L i-VTEC VX MT- INR 9.25 lakh*
- 1.5L i-DTEC S MT – INR 9.25 lakh*
- 1.5L i-DTEC V MT (Newly introduced) – INR 9.95 lakh*
- 1.5L i-DTEC VX MT – INR 10.35 lakh*