2020 Honda WR-V BS6 Facelift Bookings Open Ahead Of India Launch: Here Are All The Details!

Honda Cars India has unveiled the facelift version of its WR-V compact-SUV for the Indian market. The new (2020) Honda WR-V facelift SUV comes with a number of subtle updates in terms of its design, along with added features and equipment; as well as an updated BS6-compliant powertrain.

New (2020) Honda WR-V BS6 Bookings Open In India Ahead Of Launch: Expected Price, Specs, Features & Other Details Explained

Along with the unveiling, Honda has also started accepting bookings for the 2020 WR-V SUV in the Indian market. Interested customers can now book the 2020 Honda WR-V BS6 either online or through the brand's dealerships for a token amount of Rs 21,000.

New (2020) Honda WR-V BS6 Bookings Open In India Ahead Of Launch: Expected Price, Specs, Features & Other Details Explained

The new BS6-compliant Honda WR-V facelift will carry forward the same engines as on the Amaze compact sedan. This comes in the form of a 1.2-litre petrol engine producing 89bhp and 110Nm of torque, paired to a five-speed manual gearbox.

The 1.5-litre diesel unit, on the other hand, churns out 99bhp and 200Nm of peak torque and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Honda could offer the CVT automatic gearbox as optional on the Honda WR-V as well.

New (2020) Honda WR-V BS6 Bookings Open In India Ahead Of Launch: Expected Price, Specs, Features & Other Details Explained

Apart from the addition of the BS6-compliant engines, the new 2020 Honda WR-V facelift now also receives LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs, LED fog lamps and LED taillights. There are also a number of other minor cosmetic changes included as well.

New (2020) Honda WR-V BS6 Bookings Open In India Ahead Of Launch: Expected Price, Specs, Features & Other Details Explained

In terms of features, the new WR-V facelift will come with similar equipment as the pre-facelift model. This includes a large touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, push-button start/stop, sunroof, dual airbags, rear parking sensors, automatic climate control; among a host of others.

New (2020) Honda WR-V BS6 Bookings Open In India Ahead Of Launch: Expected Price, Specs, Features & Other Details Explained

With bookings officially having begun, we can expect Honda to introduce the new WR-V facelift model in the coming weeks. Once launched in India, the new compact-SUV is expected to be priced at a slight premium compared to the outgoing model.

Currently, the WR-V is offered with a starting price of Rs 8.08 lakh, ex-showroom. We can expect a price hike in the range of around Rs 10,000 - Rs 15,000 on the new model. Deliveries of the new Honda WR-V SUV will begin immediately from the time of launch.

New (2020) Honda WR-V BS6 Bookings Open In India Ahead Of Launch: Expected Price, Specs, Features & Other Details Explained

Thoughts On The 2020 Honda WR-V BS6 Facelift Bookings In India

The Honda WR-V compact-SUV has received its first update since its launch in the Indian market three years ago. The new facelift version of the Honda WR-V SUV will take on rivals such as the Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and the upcoming Kia Sonet.

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Article Published On: Saturday, March 7, 2020, 12:43 [IST]
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