2020 Honda WR-V
Honda WR-V was a front engine front wheel subcompact crossover introduced by Honda Motors exclusively for India and South America in 2017. Honda is now planning to launch the 2020 version of WR-V in India with some facelift changes and upgraded technological features. The 2020 Honda WR-V two inches more in length, six centimeters more in height and a two centimeters larger wheelbase than Honda Fit which is otherwise quite similar to WR-V and overall shape of Honda HR-V remains bit boxy but it will be offering promising interior space providing you with enough legroom to enjoy your rides comfortably. The all-new WR-V will be manufactured on a new platform as that of the Amaze making Honda WR-V more economical than before.
It will be offered in two versions at the dealers shop and that includes Honda WR-V EX and Honda WR-V EXL. EX is the base trim equipped with reverse camera, fog lights, rear window wiper, micro antenna on back, central locks and power steering. EXL is the highest end trim equipped with driver’s seat with power height adjustment, airbags for drivers and passengers, internal illumination of trunk, leather upholstery and security locks on rear doors.
Engine and performance:
It is powered by 1.5 liters sixteen valve SOHC I-VTEC diesel engine producing a maximum power of 116 hp at 6000 rpm and torque of 200 Nm at 4800 rpm. It will also be available in 1.2 liters petrol engine generating 89 hp at 6000 rpm power and torque of 115 Nm at 4800 rpm while the six speed manual transmission is standard with both engine types whereas it has also introduced continuously varying transmission in diesel engine.
Fuel Economy: 2020 Honda WR-V is quite fuel efficient offering you budget friendly car that provides you a mileage of twelve kilometers per liter in city and sixteen kilometers per liter on highways with petrol engine while the diesel engine gives you a mileage of seventeen kilometers per liter in city and twenty two kilometers per liter on highways. Suspension has also been improved which ensures a smooth balanced ride made convenient with multifunction power control steering. It will be equipped with dual air bags and anti-lock braking system along with electronic brake distribution to avoid collisions and crashes and minimizes the damage during accidents. Handling of Honda WR-V is efficient enough to give enough confidence to drivers to make challenging turns and twists in narrow city streets and even in traffic.
Exterior design and features:
All-new 2020 Honda WR-V will be launching in a different look as compared to the previous model built on Amaze platform. It will have a more SUV like appearance than the typical crossover design while having an aggressive bold front end featuring sleek headlights provided with daytime running lights and projector headlamps that comes with automatic adjustment.
Rear end is boxy with muscular looks coming in blackened pillars, scuff plates and attractive roof rails while LED tail lights provides it a beauty along with assistance in driving and the sixteen inches alloy wheels gives it a strong and bold appearance making it convenient to cruise effortlessly in city streets.
Interior design and features:
Interior premises of 2020 Honda WR-V is a statement of comfort and relaxation featured with a fresh dashboard design that holds on a 17.7 cm touch screen display giving you infotainment having comfortability with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface providing you the facility of navigation, entertainment and smartphone control.
A newly designed instrumental panel gives the cabin an attractive look while steering wheel is featured with audio controls to make your ride convenient. The 2020 model will also be having a panoramic sunroof to brighten your cabin and provide you with fresh air while cruise control will also be newly introduced in it. It will also be giving you generous storage spaces and cargo area for carrying enough amount of luggage with you that can be increased by folding the rear seats.
The estimated price of 2020 Honda WR-V will be ranging from 8.5 lacs Indian rupees to 11.5 lacs Indian rupees and it will be launched in mid of 2020 but official date of its launch has not been announced yet.