Honda’s launch upgraded compact pseudoclosure. Models tweaked the exterior design, the interior was not touched.
“Pyatidverka” Honda WR-V debuted in 2016, the model is constructed on the basis of the CD of the previous generation Jazz (Fit in some markets). Production of the SUV is established on Brazilian and Indian plants. It’s time for a planned restyling, and the first cross will be given to the people of India: in this country, new clothes come in handy, because the model has lost buyers. So, in 2019, the Indians acquired 19 947 units WR-V – 46% lower than a year earlier. For comparison, the smallest crossover Hyundai Venue in less than a year (“Korean” there was launched in may of 2019) has sold 70 443 instance.
The first brand images updated WR-V local unit of stamps issued in March, but then only revealed the exterior of the SUV. Now the cars have reached dealerships and the social networks began to appear “live” photos, including shots of the interior.
Honda WR-V has acquired a new grille with horizontal stripes instead of “SOT”. Another was a massive chrome plate, and fog lights put in black plastic blocks. Another cross has received led headlights, the tail lights are different toppings (they are also on the LEDs). Dimensions will likely not have changed. Length of the pre-reform model is 3999 mm, wheelbase 2555 mm.
But inside of innovations was not. The equipment list is also the same: for the SUV provided a pair of airbags, electric sunroof, cruise control, entertainment system, rear view camera and climate control.
Four-cylinder “aspirated” 1.2 i-VTEC and a turbo diesel 1.5 i-DTEC now fit ehkonorm BS6 (similar to Euro 6). However, if before the Indian media was hoping that after upgrading diesel became more powerful, but now it does not remember: according to preliminary data, as before, he gives 100 HP Power gasoline engine is 90 HP Both tipped only a five-speed “mechanics”, although pre-reform WR diesel-V is equipped with 6МКП. Drive the same in either case, only the front.
In India sales of the updated SUV will start soon, prices are yet to be announced. Previous WR-V cost from 815 000 rupees ($10 700). Later refreshed “pyatidverka” will appear and in other countries.