Honda WR-V which was launched in March this year was the manufacturer’s first entry in the compact crossover segment. So company had high hopes from the WOWR-V as called by the brand and it has certainly delivered with bookings of more than 12,000 units in just a few months after its launch.
On the other hand, Honda Car India has also managed to sell 3,266 units in the month of April which is just behind the sales of the Honda City sedan at 5948 units. Honda WR-V is also the first car in its segment to offer a sunroof just like what it’s sibling the City did some time back.
Yoichiro Ueno, President and CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd. said “HCIL sales continue to grow positively and we registered our higher ever April numbers backed by strong demand for New City 2017 and Honda WR-V. The new fiscal year has begun on a positive note and we hope to continue the growth momentum. ”
Honda WR-V is available with a choice of petrol and diesel derivative. The former being a 1.2 litre i-VTEC unit which churns out 88 bhp of power with 109 Nm of torque whereas the latter is a 1.5 litre i-DTEC, 4-cylinder unit which develops 99 bhp of power with 200 Nm of torque. The transmission duties are handled by 5-speed manual in the petrol guise whereas 6-speed manual takes care of the diesel variant.
The prices start at INR 7.75 lakh for base petrol and 8.99 lakh for the top spec model. On the contrary, base diesel model is priced at INR 8.79 lakh and goes till INR 9.99 lakh for the top spec model. (All prices ex-showroom Delhi).