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Honda WRV

Honda WRV is a subcompact crossover car manufactured by Honda Motors, a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation, primarily known for manufacturer of automobiles. This car was launched in India on March 16, 2017 at a starting price of Rs 7.75 lakh (ex-showroom). The abbreviation WR-V stands for Winsome Runabout Vehicle and is currently marketed as the ‘WOW-RV’ in the official Indian TV commercial.

Honda WR-V was first introduced at the 2016 São Paulo International Motor Show, but was launched in India in March 2017.

Honda WRV is available in three variants: S, V (diesel only) and VX, which are priced between Rs. 8.15 lakhs and Rs. 10.35 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
Note: All information has been sourced from the official website of Honda Motors India.

Features of Honda WRV

The salient features of this car are:

  1. Anti-Pinch Power Windows
  2. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  3. Child Safety Lock
  4. Rear Defogger
  5. Central Locking
  6. Engine Immobilizer
  7. Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  8. ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
  9. Speed Sensing Auto Door
  10. Lane Change Indicator
  11. Steering Mounted Audio Control
  12. Power Steering
  13. Parking Sensors

Honda WRV Specifications

The following specifications are of the base model - WRV Edge Edition i-VTEC S.

Engine and Transmission
Engine Typei-VTEC Petrol Engine
Engine Displacement1199 cc
Fuel TypePetrol
No Of Cylinders4
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
Paddle ShiftNo
Kerb Weight1084kg
Performance and Fuel Economy
Braking (80-0 kmph)26.09m
30-70 kmph (3rd gear)11.67 Seconds
Braking (100-0 kmph)42.21m
0-100 kmph (sec)15.31 Seconds
40-80 kmph (4th gear)20.54 Seconds
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl17.5 kmpl
Top Speed (Km/h)164
Brakes, Steering, Suspension and Tyres
Suspension FrontMcPherson Strut, Coil Spring
Suspension RearTwisted Torsion Beam, Coil Spring
Brakes FrontVentilated Disc
Brakes RearDrum
Steering TypeElectric
Minimum Turning Radius5.3 metres
Tyre Size195/60 R16
Wheel SizeR16
Alloy Wheel Size16 Inch
Tyre TypeTubeless, Radial
Interior Dimensions
Rear Shoulder Room1270mm
Seating Capacity5
Boot Space363 Litres
Fuel Capacity40 Liters
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance (Laden)188mm
Length Width Height3999*1734*1601
Ground Clearance (Unladen)188mm

Honda WRV Exterior and Interior


  1. DRL's (Daytime Running Lights)
  2. Alloy Wheels
  3. Outside Rear View Mirror
  4. Rear Spoiler
  5. Roof Rails
  6. Premium Split Type Rear Combination Lamp
  7. Front & Rear Wheel Arch Cladding
  8. Side Protective Cladding
  9. Silver Colored Front and Rear Bumper Skid Plate
  10. Body Coloured Outside Door Handles


  1. Coat Hanger, Rear Parcel Shelf, Footrest
  2. Gear Shift Indicator
  3. Lane Change Indicator
  4. Tailgate Ajar
  5. Power Windows (Front/Rear)
  6. Tachometer
  7. Door & Trunk Ajar Warning
  8. USB Auxiliary Input
  9. Speakers Front
  10. Front Cupholders
  11. Door Pockets - Front & Rear
  12. Integrated 8.9cm Audio with Aux-In Port
  13. Bluetooth for Handsfree Telephone and streaming Support
  14. USB-In Ports
  15. AM/FM Digital Radio Tuner
  16. MP3/WAV,i-Pod/i-Phone
  17. Steering Mounted HFT Controls
  18. Steering Mounted Audio controls
  19. 4 Speakers (Front & Rear)

Honda WRV Price in India

Model/VariantsEx-Showroom Price (Rs.)
Honda WR-V Edge Edition i-VTEC S
1199 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.5 kmpl
8.08 Lakh
1199 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.5 kmpl
8.15 Lakh
Honda WR-V Edge Edition i-DTEC S
1498 cc, Manual, Diesel, 25.5 kmpl
9.16 Lakh
1199 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.5 kmpl
9.25 Lakh
1498 cc, Manual, Diesel, 25.5 kmpl
9.25 Lakh
Honda WR-V Exclusive Petrol
1199 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.5 kmpl
9.35 Lakh
Honda WR-V i-DTEC V
1498 cc, Manual, Diesel, 25.5 kmpl
9.95 Lakh
1498 cc, Manual, Diesel, 25.5 kmpl
10.35 Lakh
Honda WR-V Exclusive Diesel
1498 cc, Manual, Diesel, 25.5 kmpl
10.48 Lakh

Note: The prices may vary from state to state and are subject to change.

Why Is It Important to Insure Your Honda WRV

  • Covers for any damages/losses caused to the third party

  • Comprehensive coverage for your own car.

  • Benefits of cashless transactions through network garages.

  • Protection for your car against theft, natural calamities, fire etc.

Essentials about Insurance for your Honda WRV

Third-party Liability Insurance:
  • Covers bodily injury and /or death of third party
  • Property damage to third party
Comprehensive Coverage
  • Third-party coverage
  • Loss and damage to the vehicle due to accident, theft, natural calamities, etc.
  • Personal accident cover for the occupants
What car insurance covers for your Honda WRV
  • Loss or damage caused by natural calamities
  • Total loss because of fire, explosions or an act of terror
  • Total loss because of theft
  • Personal accident cover which could include passengers also
  • Own-damage cover
  • Third-party liability cover
What car insurance does not cover for your Honda WRV
  • Normal Wear and Tear and Electrical or Mechanical Breakdowns
  • Damage to Tyres (unless vehicle also damaged)
  • Driver without a Valid Driving License
  • Driving under the influence (DUI) of intoxicants such as liquor or drugs
  • When the vehicle is used for any illegal purpose
  • Third-party liability cover
  • Usage outside geographical limits
  • Vehicle is used for Hire or Reward, Carriage of Goods, Organised Racing, Pace Making, Speed Testing, Reliability Trials
  • Nuclear Wars and Perils

Protect Your WRV Thoroughly with These Worthy Add-ons

Choose The Right IDV

A Zero Depreciation Cover, commonly known as Nil Depreciation Policy, covers for a full claim for plastic, rubber, glass or fiber parts.

Avail No Claim Bonus

If you live in one of those areas that are prone to heavy rainfall, this cover is a must for you. It protects you against the expenses involved in the repair of your car’s engine in case it is damaged due to submersion in water.

Install security devices

Your cautious driving earns you a 20%-50% No Claim Bonus on your own-damage premium for every successful claim free year. However, once you claim, your discounts will be reset to zero. The NCB Protection add-on helps you to retain your discount even if you make some smaller claims as per the policy terms.

Become AAI Member

The Passenger Cover protects the passengers traveling in the car financially against death or disability due to an accident. This cover starts from Rs.10,000 and can go higher depending on the insurance company, and the payout differs as per the nature and intensity of the injury.

Trim your Honda WRV’s Premium with these Discounts


    You are eligible for a NCB discount on your own-damage premium for every claim-free year. It starts with 20% for the first year and can go as high as 50% over 5 consecutive claim-free years. The best part is you can retain this discount, even if you wish to sell the current car and purchase a new one.


    If your car is fitted with ARAI approved anti-theft devices, you are eligible for an additional discount up to 2.5% on your own-damage premium.


    A membership to any of the recognized Automobile Associations of India can fetch you an extra discount.


    If you are in the noble profession of teaching or employed in Govt. Services, you are entitled for an additional discount on your own-damage car insurance premium.

How to Buy/Renew Car Insurance for Honda WRV?

You can simply visit the official website of Coverfox and compare the right plan. Once selected, you need to submit the basic details of your vehicle such as make, model, registration number, manufacturer, and the manufacturing date and then select the premium amount. Next, you will be required to submit your KYC details such as personal details and communication address. Post submission, you will be directed to the payments page where you can purchase the policy via internet banking. Also, you can request a call back by submitting your telephone number on the website and scheduling an appointment with an agent.

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Review of Honda WRV

The Honda WRV is a successful car model. It received 23,000 bookings in less than four months after launch. As a result, the company planned to increase production of the WR-V in India from 3,400 units a month to about 5,000 units a month.

FAQs on Honda WRV

What is the price of Honda WR-V?

Honda WR-V comes at a starting price of Rs. 8.08 lakhs.

What are the best features of Honda WR-V car?

The best features of Honda WRV are LED daytime running lights, flat tailgate and a well-balanced design.

What is the mileage of Honda WR-V?

The mileage of Honda WR-V is 18-26 km/l combined.

Which are the best cars similar to Honda WRV?

  • Ford Freestyle
  • Hyundai i20 Active
  • Maruti Suzuki Baleno
  • Toyota Glanza
  • Honda Jazz

What is the engine type in Honda WRV?

The Honda WRV has 1 Diesel Engine and 1 Petrol Engine on offer. The Diesel engine is 1498 cc while the Petrol engine is 1199 cc.

Does the Honda WRV come with rear seatbelts?

Yes, the Honda WRV comes with rear seatbelts.

How much is the fuel capacity of Honda WRV?

The Honda WRV has a fuel capacity of 40 litres.

What is the kerb weight of Honda WRV?

The kerb weight of Honda WRV ranges from 1,084 kg to 1,204 kg.

What is the ground clearance of Honda WRV?

The ground clearance of Honda WRV is 188 mm.

What is the transmission type of Honda WRV?

The transmission type of Honda WRV is 5 & 6-speed manual.