The new 2021 Honda WR-V will be facelifted, according to the manufacturer. This model is one of the best selling crossovers in India. In November 2016, Honda introduced for the first time a crossover SUV called the WR-V (Winsome Runabout Vehicle). If you didn’t know, this small crossover is designed on the same platform as the Jazz model.
However, compared to the Honda Jazz, the WR-V differs in many elements. For example, it comes with a better appearance and higher ground clearance with additional elements.
2021 Honda WR-V Redesign
From the recently revealed images, we can see that the upcoming 2021 Honda WR-V will be facelifted. The new crossover wears a few visual changes if we compare it with the predecessor. Generally, the manufacturer used more pronounced creases on the front bumper. On top of that, WR-V hosts an aggressive front grille with horizontal slats and the new LED projector headlights along with LED tail-lights.
Also, it features new 16-inch alloy wheels too. Moreover, buyers that go for the petrol version should get a 4-hole Berlina Black wheels, while choosing a diesel model gets 5-hole Shark Grey units.
The manufacturer will offer a richer palette of colors this time. There are exactly six exterior color options includes Premium Amber Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, and Radiant Red Metallic.
First Look Inside
In terms of design inside, the forthcoming 2021 Honda WR-V will feature some small noticeable updates. The manufacturer adds better fabric patterns and cabin upholstery. Nonetheless, the 2021 WR-V comes with a significant amount of features on both trims SV and VX.
The entry-level WR-V SV is available with dual front airbags, a rear parking camera, driver’s seat height adjust, automatic climate control, the new 7.0-inch Digipad 2.0 touchscreen infotainment interface that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. However, jumping to the WR-V VX, buyers can enjoy all benefits that this trim hosts. Features such as cruise control, keyless entry, leather-wrapped steering, and a powered sunroof are on offer on the top-spec VX trim.
2021 Honda WR-V Powertrain
According to recent reports, the all-new 2021 Honda WR-V is the SUV that will be powered by two engine options. The first model that will be most likely the base one could be a 1,2-litre gasoline engine that will be able to produce 90 horses. However, compared to nowadays SUVs in the segment, Honda must add something more powerful to stay competitive.
The next engine that is rumored is the same The 1.5-liter i-DTEC Diesel engine that produces around 100 horsepower.
Front-wheel drive (FWD) is the default arrangement, while all-wheel drive (AWD) is available from the lowest trim and standard in the highest. Interestingly, both models might use six-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date and Price
The release date of 2021 Honda WR-V will happen this year in India. From what we heard, this model could arrive at the end of this year. However, pricing is still not revealed, but many experts believe that price under $15,000 would be acceptable for the base model. In fact, more equipment models could touch 25 grand.
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