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New generation Honda WR-V unveiled, will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Grand Vitara

The new WR-V is actually a production version of the Honda Concept RS SUV and the design similarities between the two are clearly visible. The new generation WR-V shares styling cues with the Honda HR-V and CR-V which are being sold overseas.

New generation Honda WR-V unveiled, will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Grand Vitara

The overall design of the new WR-V is similar to that of a coupe-SUV, with a slim roofline and an angular tailgate design. This car gets a rear windshield of rake design which gives it the look of being a big SUV from behind. It gets a prominent shoulder line and wheel arch housing with chunky body cladding at the bottom of the doors and larger 16-inch/17-inch alloy wheels.

New generation Honda WR-V unveiled, will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Grand Vitara

Stylish angular wraparound headlamps have been given in this SUV, in which the grille has been neatly blended with the front bumper. The new WR-V gets a prominent C-pillar that complements its raked rear tailgate design. It gets slim, horizontal LED tail-lamps. At the same time, the license plate and faux skid plate have been installed on its rear bumper.

New generation Honda WR-V unveiled, will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Grand Vitara

The WR-V is offered in two styling packages WR-V E and WR-V RS. The WR-V E gets 16-inch alloy wheels. On the other hand, the RS version gets 17-inch alloy wheels with red accents, new grille and sportier all-black interior. This version will also get a dual-tone exterior paint scheme.

New generation Honda WR-V unveiled, will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Grand Vitara

The WR-V gets a 4.2-inch digital MID and the higher variant also gets the option to start the engine and air conditioning remotely using the smart key. Honda has given more protection to the new WR-V SUV. It now comes with features like six airbags, ADAS technology, Honda sensing, keeping assist, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, automatic cruise control and auto high beam assist.

New generation Honda WR-V unveiled, will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Grand Vitara

The new generation Honda WR-V is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine that generates 121 bhp of power and 145 Nm of torque. It has the option of 5-speed manual and CVT gearbox. This is the same engine that the company is using in the Honda City as well.

New generation Honda WR-V unveiled, will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Grand Vitara

As we have already mentioned that the company is planning to discontinue its current generation WR-V in India. The company wants to replace it with an SUV that will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara and Toyota Hyder. This new SUV will be more than 4 meters long. As far as India entry for the new WR-V is concerned, according to sources, this new SUV is “under study” for the Indian market.

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