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Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz- Price, mileage, specs, features, design comparison

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.

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Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz

Honda WR-V


Honda Jazz

Honda WRV vs Honda Jazz Comparison- Price

WR-V (estimated ex-showroom Price)Jazz (ex-showroom Delhi Price)
PetrolRs. 7-9 lakhRs. 5.89-8.39 lakh
DieselRs. 8-10 lakhRs. 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-VHonda Jazz
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L Petrol1.2 L Petrol
Power87 bhp82 bhp
Torque110 Nm115 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual/CVT5-speed manual
Mileage18 KMPL (estimated)18.7 KMPL (MT) (claimed)

19 KMPL (AT) (claimed)
Honda WR-VHonda Jazz
Engine Type/ Displacement1.5 L Diesel1.5 L Diesel
Power98 bhp98 bhp
Torque200 Nm200 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)6-speed manual6-speed manual
Mileage25 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)
Petrol18 KMPL18.7 KMPL (MT)
19 KMPL (AT)
Diesel25 KMPL27.3 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-VHonda Jazz
Power WindowsYes (4)Yes (4)
Central LockingKeyless Entry and GoKeyless Entry and Go
Audio SystemTouchscreenTouchscreen
Steering Audio ControlsYesYes
Air Conditioner TypeAutomatic Climate ControlAutomatic 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 Jazz
Honda WR-V

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 Jazz Interiors
Honda Jazz Interiors
Honda WRV Interiors
Honda WRV Interiors

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.

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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, https://indiaautoz.in .

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  1. Jazz was fail model and you really dont see much on road, while wrv is budget car with awesome features and safty.

  2. Would like a test drive of Honda jazz n WRV .Today n on monday

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