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Honda WR-V is the company’s latest crossover that is headed to India

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Honda has unveiled the production version of the WR-V crossover at the 2016 Sao Paulo International Motor Show in Brazil. Based on the Honda Jazz, it comes with some considerable changes. Oh and that name, according to Honda WR-V stands for Winsome Runabout Vehicle.

More than the Jazz, the new WR-V seems to have taken some design elements from the BR-V. The front features a large chrome insert sitting on the grille which flows into the headlight. The bumper has a bracket shape around the fog lamps. It seems to be overdone, like too much is happening.


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Overall the height is higher and even the wheels are different than the Jazz. However, the side-profile including the doors, the window lines and even the creases are quite similar to the Jazz. The rear is completely different as there are new extended tail lights and a redesigned bootlid.

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The company hasn’t given info about the motor but there is a high possibility that it will carry the same engine that comes on the Jazz. This means 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol engine with a five-speed manual and a CVT as well as an i-DTEC diesel with a six-speed manual. The former produces 90PS/110Nm of power while the latter produces 100PS/200Nm. Expect the car to arrive in early 2017. The most obvious competitors would be the Hyundai i20 Active, Fiat Avventura Urban Cross and the Volkswagen Cross Polo.

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