Honda WR-V: A Splash of Indian Flair in Japan's B-SUV Pool

by AutoExpert   |  17 November, 2023

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Japan may be home to some of the quirkiest tech like push-notification glasses and even walking fridges, but here's a fresh twist - it's just about to get a taste of India's savvy engineering with the arrival of the Honda WR-V.

This nifty B-SUV slides right under the Vezel in Honda's lineup, bringing a budget-friendly breath of fresh air to the streets of Japan.

Honda WR-V

This newcomer is a dead ringer for the Elevate model back in India, and it's ready to make some waves as the first Indian Honda to roll onto Japanese shores. With a more assertive stance and a boxier build, it's like the WR-V has put on its best suit to impress its new neighbors.

Honda WR-V

It's a tad shorter and a smidge taller than the Vezel, giving it a personality of its own. Inside, the WR-V is unpretentious with its glossy black touches and comfy gray seats, but don't let that fool you - there's plenty of room to stretch out and stash your gear in the boot.

Honda WR-V

Honda's packed in all the essentials, including their Honda Sensing suite for those who like their rides with a side of smart. It may not boast the biggest infotainment screen in town, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for with charm and ease.

Honda WR-V

Birthed in Honda’s R&D hub in Thailand and put together with care in Rajasthan, the WR-V shares its DNA with the Honda City, sporting a zippy 1.5-liter engine that's all about getting you where you need to go with a smile.

Honda WR-V

Spring 2024 is when the magic happens - the WR-V will be hitting the dealers, and with price tags waving between $13,240 and $16,550, it's going to be a sweet deal, especially compared to its fancier cousin, the Vezel. And for those who like a dash of flair, Honda's rolling out a whole wardrobe of accessories to dress up your WR-V. Get ready, Japan, the WR-V is about to add some Indian spice to your B-SUV lineup!

Honda WR-V

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