The Honda BR-V has failed to make a great impression in the crossover/SUV segment. Honda will hope that another of its product makes a mark in this segment . The product we are talking about is the WR-V compact crossover. Though it is based on the Jazz hatchback, it features a completely new front end and other SUV-like design bits. Despite the WR-V sharing its engines, interiors, etc with the Jazz it will be more expensive than the Jazz. Here in this post we will have a detailed comparison between the Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz based on various parameters such as price, specs, design, features,mileage etc.
- 1 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz
- 1.1 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Price
- 1.2 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Specifications
- 1.3 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Mileage
- 1.4 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Features
- 1.5 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Exterior Design
- 1.6 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Interior Design
- 1.7 Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- The Verdict
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Price
|WR-V (estimated ex-showroom Price)||Jazz (ex-showroom Delhi Price)|
|Petrol||Rs. 7-9 lakh||Rs. 5.89-8.39 lakh|
|Diesel||Rs. 8-10 lakh||Rs. 7.20-9.18 lakh|
It is believed that the Honda WR-V will cost approximately Rs. 70,000-80,000 more than the Jazz. The price of the top end Honda WRV diesel could go to Rs. 10 lakh easily.
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Specifications
|Honda WR-V||Honda Jazz|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.2 L Petrol||1.2 L Petrol|
|Power||87 bhp||82 bhp|
|Torque||110 Nm||115 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed manual/CVT||5-speed manual|
|Mileage||18 KMPL (estimated)||18.7 KMPL (MT) (claimed)
19 KMPL (AT) (claimed)
|Honda WR-V||Honda Jazz|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.5 L Diesel||1.5 L Diesel|
|Power||98 bhp||98 bhp|
|Torque||200 Nm||200 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||6-speed manual||6-speed manual|
|Mileage||25 KMPL (estimated)||27.3 KMPL (claimed)|
The Honda WRV gets its engines from the Jazz. This means that both cars have a 1.2 L Petrol and a 1.5 L Diesel engine. Transmission options of the WRV would most likely be the same as that of the Jazz. However, the Honda Jazz should be more fuel economical of the two owing to its lighter kerb weight.
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Mileage
|WR-V (estimated)||Jazz (ARAI)|
|Petrol||18 KMPL||18.7 KMPL (MT)
19 KMPL (AT)
|Diesel||25 KMPL||27.3 KMPL KMPL|
As mentioned earlier, the fuel efficiency of the Jazz would be higher than that of the WRV. As of now, the Honda Jazz diesel is one of the most fuel efficient cars in India.
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Features
|Honda WR-V||Honda Jazz|
|Power Windows||Yes (4)||Yes (4)|
|Central Locking||Keyless Entry and Go||Keyless Entry and Go|
|Steering Audio Controls||Yes||Yes|
|Air Conditioner Type||Automatic Climate Control||Automatic Climate Control|
In addition to the features already available in the Jazz, the WRV would be equipped with some additional features. The WRV gets LED pilot lamps, sunroof and cruise control as additional features. Rest of the features are same in both the vehicles.
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Exterior Design
The images below tell a lot about the design of the two cars. Honda hasn’t merely pasted some bits on to the Jazz to make it a crossover. The design of the Jazz has been given a serious crossover makeover. The WRV has got a new nose with a flatter and a higher set bonnet. The body cladding all around with faux skid plates for the front and rear bumpers is very evident. The rear end features similar tail lamps even though there are distinct differences between the profiles of the two cars. A raised ride height, roof rails and new diamond cut alloys are the key differences between the exteriors of the WRV and the Jazz.
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Interior Design
The WR-V gets its dashboard from the Jazz. WR-V, the Jazz based crossover features the same design, instrument console, steering wheel etc. The primary difference to be noted is the new seat upholstery and the provision of a sunroof on the WR-V. Rest of the cabin of the WR-V remains the same as that of the Honda Jazz. However, a new touchscreen derived from the 2017 Honda City would be equipped in the WR-V.
Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- The Verdict
Certainly the Honda WRV seems like a more polished product for those looking for that extra bit of sportiness from their hatchbacks. However, since the prices of the WRV are likely to start at around Rs. 7-8 lakh, it will have to fight a tough battle against compact SUV’s like the Ford EcoSport and the Vitara Brezza .
- Price – The Honda WRV is most likely to cost around Rs. 70,000-80,000 more than the the Honda Jazz.
- Design – The WRV looks more like an SUV version of the Honda Jazz. However, design is a matter of personal choice so it depends on the indviduals which one they like more.
- Features – Feature-wise, the WRV is offering more features like the sunroof, cruise control and a new navigation system
- Specifications – Both cars have the same set of engines.
Hope you liked this article on the comparison between the Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz. Do leave your questions and comments below. Stay tuned to indiaautoz.in for more such articles.