Honda WR-V Trim Level Comparison – Which Variant is the Most Suitable One For You?

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Looking to buy the Honda WR-V but unable to take a decision on the variant? Continue reading this post to find out the perfect variant of this car.

The crossover segment in India is not a very popular one because of the presence of compact SUVs which people prefer. However, there are some crossovers like the S-Cross which still do well. Honda does not have a compact SUV in the line-up so they decided to seize the opportunity and launch the Honda WR-V in the crossover segment. The vehicle became fairly popular and there were mixed opinions from people. Nonetheless, the car did manage to sell in decent numbers and the facelifted version managed to attract more customers. People who are willing to purchase the vehicle might have some doubts when it comes to the variants on offer. We will assist you in selecting the most suitable variant for you and your family.

Powertrain Details

2020 Honda WRV Discounts Offers

Variants Engine Transmission Power (bhp) Torque (Nm)
SV Diesel 1.5-litre Diesel 5-Speed M 97 200
VX Diesel 1.5-litre Diesel 5-Speed M 97 200
SV Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 88 110
VX Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 88 110

 

Honda WR-V comes with two engine options, a petrol and a diesel. Both of these engines perform well for the vehicle and do not let the vehicle feel underpowered at any given point. The vehicle can perform well in the city as well as on the highway, which translates to the fact that the powertrain is versatile. If fuel economy is on top of your list, then diesel is the one to go for.

Price List

Variants Price (ex-showroom)
SV Diesel Rs 10.77 Lakhs
VX Diesel Rs 11.79 Lakhs
SV Petrol Rs 8.76 Lakhs
VX Petrol Rs 9.89 Lakhs

 

The prices for the Honda WR-V are almost fair. It is balanced and the automaker is not hampering the affordability factor of the customers. They are below the price bracket in which a normal compact SUV would sit, which is a good thing. People might see this as an opportunity to switch to a crossover, keeping in mind the affordability factor.

Safety Features

Honda WRV

Features SV Diesel VX Diesel SV Petrol VX Petrol
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 2 2
Anti-theft Alarm No No No No
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Headlamps No No No No
Follow Me Home Headlamps No No No No
Rear Camera Yes Yes Yes Yes
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts No No No No

 

Honda WR-V has all the necessary safety features but also misses out on some of them. It does not get some basic features like automatic headlamps, anti-theft alarm and ISOFIX child seat mounts. Honda should have included these features in the top variants at least and it is also worth noting that Honda has a uniformity amongst all its variants when it comes to safety features, which is a good thing.

Comfort Improving Features

Features SV Diesel VX Diesel SV Petrol VX Petrol
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear AC Vents No No No No
Cruise Control No Yes No Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear
Smart Access Card Entry No Yes No Yes
Push-button Start No Yes No Yes
Centre Console Armrest No Yes No Yes

 

As one can derive from the table, there are sufficient convenience and comfort features on offer. However, it misses out on rear AC vents which could have been included as vehicles from a segment below offer this feature. Overall, there are sufficient comfort inducing features inside the Honda WR-V which might attract customers.

Interior and Connectivity

WRV Interior

Features SV Diesel VX Diesel SV Petrol VX Petrol
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes No Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen 7-inch 7-inch 7-inch 7-inch
Android Auto Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay Yes Yes Yes Yes
Speakers 4 4 4 4

 

Honda WR-V possesses a sufficient interior and entertainment kit. It is a good thing that all the variants get a touchscreen, this will help customers with a low budget change their mind. However, it misses out on leather seats which could have been included as an option in the top variants. Overall, WR-V has all the sufficient features to make the interior experience pleasant.

Conclusion

Honda WR-V is a crossover offered by Honda and comes with two capable powertrain options, a petrol and a diesel. These engines are strong on paper and perform well in real world conditions as well. They are versatile in nature, which means they perform well in the city and on the highway. However, Honda could have offered an automatic transmission to aid driving comfort. If fuel economy is one of the top things, then diesel is the pick for you. Considering all the aspects, the most value for money variants turn out to be VX (petrol and diesel). It offers all the features at a reasonable price and makes the WR-V an attractive crossover to purchase.

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