Launched in just four variants, the BS6 Honda WR-V starts at Rs 8.50 lakh for the base petrol trim, ranging up to Rs 11 lakh for the top-spec diesel. Changes to the updated model are largely cosmetic
Honda Cars India Ltd. first released the images of the WR-V face-lift earlier this year in March. At the time the Japanese brand was expected to launch in April, but the coronavirus lockdown forced them to delay it by a few months. The company finally opted the take the digital route to bring in the 2020 WR-V. Introduced in four variants, the BS6 WR-V is priced starting Rs 8.50 lakh for the base SV petrol trim. Here’s a look at the detailed pricing of the 2020 Honda WR-V face-lift:
|SV||Rs 8.50 lakh||Rs 9.8 lakh|
|VX||Rs 9.7 lakh||Rs 11 lakh|
Although the 2020 WR-V doesn’t sport an all-new design, there are quite a few noticeable changes to the exterior design. At the front, the bumper has been re-worked and now looks sharper than before. There’s a new bolder grille with LED headlights on either side which endows the WR-V with an upmarket appeal. The BS6 WR-V also sits on a new sets of 16-inch alloy wheels - Berlina Black wheels for the petrol trim and Shark Grey ones for the diesel.
In terms of features and equipment, the BS6 WR-V remains largely unchanged. It continues to offer projector headlamps, powering folding ORVMs, reversing camera and more. On the inside, the car comes fitted with two front airbags, height adjustable driver seat, rear defogger and a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Underneath the hood, the WR-V comes with updated BS6 iterations of existing engine options. The petrol continues to make 88bhp and 110Nm from a 1.2-litre motor, while the diesel churns out 98bhp and 200Nm from a 1.5-litre four-cylinder motor. The petrol-powered WR-V only comes paired with a 5-speed manual while the diesel is mated to a 6-speed – there’s no automatic option on offer.
The WR-V is available in six exterior colour options. The BS6 Honda WR-V competes against the likes of the Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and Mahindra XUV300. Meanwhile, Honda is also gearing up to launch the all-new City. Follow the link for a detailed review of the car.