The Japanese carmaker has finally launched the latest iteration of the 2020 Honda WR-V facelift for the domestic market. Interestingly the new Honda WR-V facelift was scheduled to launch in March because of the nationwide lockdown due to the on-going Coronavirus pandemic was delayed by almost 3 months.

Honda WRV Price & Specification
Honda WRV Price & Specification

The prices for the all-new 2020 WR-V starts from Rs 8.50 lakh for the SV (Petrol) and goes up to Rs 9.70 lakh for the VX (Petrol) variant. The prices for the diesel variants start from Rs 9.80 lakh for the SV (Diesel) and goes up to Rs 10.99 lakh for the VX (Diesel) variant.

2020 Honda WR-V Engine Specification

Honda WR-V facelift
Honda WR-V facelift
Honda WR-V Engine Specifications
Engine 1.2- litre Petrol, 1.5-Litre Diesel
Power (Hp) 90hp @6000 rpm, 110hp @3600 rpm
Torque (Nm) 110Nm @4800, 200Nm @1750

Under its hood, the new Honda WR-V comes powered by a 1.2- litre Petrol unit and a 1.5-Litre Diesel unit capable of producing 90hp @6000 rpm and 110hp @3600 rpm. The maximum torque stands at 110Nm @4800, 200Nm @1750 respectively. The petrol variant will come powered by a 6-speed manual transmission while the diesel variant will be mated to a 7-speed manual transmission.

2020 Honda WR-V Features 

2020 Honda WR-V Exterior Features
2020 Honda WR-V Exterior Features

Talking about what’s new on the 2020 version of the WR-V? It gets new WR-V crossover gets a plethora of new features including 16-inch alloy wheels, projector headlights, LED DRLs, driver’s seat height adjust, power-folding and adjustable ORVMs, A new set of LED headlights, tail-lights and fog lights. It also gets a new grille with horizontal slats. Honda has also carried over the roof rails and LED DRLs from the pre-facelift version as well.

The Inside is where Honda has done the maximum amount of changes which include a new 7.0-inch DigiPad 2.0 touchscreen infotainment interface compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

2020 Honda WR-V BS6 Infotainment System
2020 Honda WR-V BS6 Infotainment System

It also features a new multi-functional steering wheel with tilt and telescopic adjustment, driver side height adjustable seat, automatic climate control alongside a touch-enabled control panel which has been borrowed from the Honda City sedan.

BS6 Honda WR-V Interior
BS6 Honda WR-V Interior

Some additional features on the inside include front and rear bottle holders, illuminating glove box, a front console box with 2 cup holder and 2 USB power slots, front armrest with storage, a driver-side cooled cup and mobile phone holder with 2 additional power USB slots integrated in the front armrest.

BS6 Honda WR-V features
BS6 Honda WR-V features

2020 Honda WR-V Safety Features

BS6 Honda WR-V Safety Features
BS6 Honda WR-V Safety Features

Some common safety features on both the SX and the VX trims include:

  • 2 Airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Multi-view rear camera with parking sensor
  • Rear windshield defogger
  • Seat-belt reminder
  • Fuel reminder control system
  • High-speed alert
  • Day-night rearview mirror
  • Brake override system
  • One-touch power windows
  • New impact mitigating headrests.

2020 Honda WR-V Facelift | Rivals

Mahindra XUV 300
Mahindra XUV 300

Coming to the most interesting part what does the new WR-V goes against. well looking at the specs, features and pricing we can expect it to go against the Ford EcoSport, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and the Mahindra XUV300.

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