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Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) India Launch in March, specs, mileage, features and more

Honda is ready with a Jazz based crossover for India. This car in question here is the Honda WRV. The Honda WRV India launch is most likely to take place in March 2017. The 2017 Honda WRV will have its place between the Jazz and the BR-V in Honda’s Indian portfolio. The 2017 Honda WRV made its first apearance at the Sao Paulo Motor Show 2016. The prices are expected to be around Rs. 7-10 lakh. Here, in this article, we are coming up with details on the new Honda WR-V India launch date, price, specifications and features etc.

Also read- Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz and The Honda City 2017 Launch

The Honda WRV (Jazz SUV)

Honda WR-V

As evident in the picture above, the exteriors of the Jazz based SUV boast several SUV-like design bits. The interiors are pretty identical with that of the Jazz. The other features will include a touchscreen infotainment unit, auto AC, MID and rear AC vents. The Honda WRV could also get optional leather upholstery for the higher end models.

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) Launch Date

Honda WRV LaunchMarch' 2017

The Honda WRV made its first appearance at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show. Details on its India launch date are finally coming in. The Honda WRV will launch in India in March, 2017.Its production has started at Honda’s Tapukara plant in Rajasthan.

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) Video

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) India- Price

ModelExpected Price
BasicRs 7.5 lakhs
Top EndRs 10 lakhs

The WRV could be the most important launch in recent times for Honda India. There is steep rise in demand for crossovers and SUVs in the Indian market right now. The WR-V might stop Honda’s sales from declining further. The WRV would certainly be priced below the BRV. However, it will be more of a crossover style vehicle. If compared to the Jazz, it WRV would look more sportier and will have a higher ground clearance.

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) India- Specifications

Engine1.2-litre Petrol/ 1.5-litre Diesel
Maximum Power90 PS/100 PS
Peak Torque109 Nm/200 Nm
Transmission5-Speed Manual and Automatic
Ground Clearance190 mm (Expected)

Honda is yet to officially announce the technical specifitions for the its WRV. However, it has already been quoted that the WRV will deliver “outstanding fuel economy and stable handling performance.” Engines for the India model will be shared with the Jazz. The petrol model will have the 1.2 L iVTEC engine, whereas the Diesel model will get the 1.5 L iDTEC engine. Both the engines will be mated with a 5 Speed Manual Transmission. There are chances that the Petrol model could also come with a CVT. The WRV is sure to have a higher ground clearance than the Jazz. We expect it to be in the range of 190 mm.

Honda WRV

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) India- Mileage

PetrolUpto 20 KMPL
DieselUpto 24 KMPL

Expect the diesel WRV  upto 24 KMPL from the Diesel model. The Petrol too could have a max. mileage of around 20 KMPL.

Honda WRV

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) India- Features

The Honda WRV is expected to have the following features-

  • Interior Chrome Trim
  • Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Touchscreen Infotainment
  • Auto AC
  • AC Vents
  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Diamond Cut alloy wheels
  • Sunroof
  • Cruise Control
  • New Stylish Front Grille
  • Stylish Headlamps
  • Body Cladding
  • Faux Scuff Plates
  • New Tail Lights
  • Roof Rails

Honda WRV

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) India- Rivals

Below are the cars which will be the rivals of the Honda WRV-

  • Fiat Urban Cross
  • Maruti Vitara Brezza
  • Toyota Etios Cross
  • Ford EcoSport
  • Hyundai i20 Active
  • Fiat Aventura

Honda WRV

Honda WRV (Jazz SUV) India- Design

The WRV gets a lot of its design from the Jazz. However, it looks more sportier and has a more aggressive styling than the Jazz. The WRV would boast of a new front grille, updated bumper, a scuff plate at front and new headlamps. The grille and headlamp profile would almost be the same as that of the Jazz. The crossover would sport an aggressive front bumper. Its side view is displays stylish alloy wheels, roof rails and body cladding. The WRV looks almost identical to the Jazz from the sides. The rear of the WRV gets a new bumper with a faux scuff plate and new tail lights. The WRV’s head lights seem to be inspired from those on the HRV.

Honda WRV Dimensions

Length3999 mm
Width1734 mm
Height1601 mm
Wheelbase2555 mm

Hope you liked the article on the Hona WRV. Stay tuned to indiaautoz.in for more such news on the developments in the Indian auto industry. Do leave your comments and questions below.

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About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, http://indiaautoz.in .

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