Honda has unveiled the all-new 2023 WR-V in Indonesia. The second-generation WR-V, based on Honda’s RS concept, gets new design changes and upgraded specifications. The WR-V will be offered in two configurations: the E and the RS.
The all-new 2023 WR-V measures 4060 mm in length, 1780 mm in width, and 1608 mm in height–that makes it longer, wider, and taller than the outgoing models. The WR-V inherits its design elements from its elder sibling the BR-V. The E model comes with simpler design elements and 16-inch alloy wheels, whereas, the RS models gets a more sportier design that includes a new grille, red accents, all-black interior, dual-tone exterior colour, and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Inside, the SUV adopts the same interior elements as the BR-V models. The dashboard features a three-spoke steering wheel, a 4.2-inch digital instrument console, and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Furthermore, the car comes with leather-upholstered seats.
The WR-V is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine that generates a peak power of 122 hp and a peak torque of 145 Nm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission or a CVT. Furthermore, the car comes in a front-wheel drive configuration.
|Engine||1.5 L (petrol)|
|Transmission||5-speed manual or a CVT|
|Peak power||122 hp|
|Peak torque||145 Nm|
|Wheel drive||Front-wheel drive|
|Dimension (L X W X H)||4060 X 1780 X 1608 mm|
|Ground clearance||220 mm|
The WR-V comes with a plethora of convenience and safety features. The car comes equipped with safety features such as BS, EBD, brake assist, hill-start assist, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Honda sensing ADAS suite, among others. For convenience, the SUV gets LED lighting, fog light, smart entry system, smartphone connectivity, Honda LaneWatch technology, foldable side door mirror, USB ports, AC, and speakers, among others.
Honda 2023 WR-V price in Nepal
There is no official news regarding the 2023 WR-V launch in Nepal yet. According to the car researchers of India, the car is still under study for the Indian market–so it is unlikely to launch any time soon in Nepal too. However, if it gets launched, the fans can expect to cost around Rs 45 lakh.