Honda WR-V Bookings Reach 2,500 Units Before Launch

This all new Honda WR-V is the first model from the brand to target a new customer base

Honda Malaysia is happen to share news that their all new Crossover, the WR-V is getting good consumer response even in a slightly depressed automotive market.

Yes, the Malaysian automotive market is seeing a slowdown after 2 years of robust sales and deliveries. popular Crossover’s like the Proton X50 is starting to see discounting at showrooms levels as dealers work hard to clear their car park stocks and other rivals like the Mazda CX-3, Peugeot 2008 and the Hyundai Creta are seeing tough competition from new Chinese made Crossovers that are coming into the market with attractive pricing and feature filled cabins.

Meanwhile, in case you were wondering, this latest Honda crossover the WR-V (which you can book right now) features a Power Retractable Door Mirror, Auto LED Headlights and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) as well as LED Front Fog Lights and LED Sequential Turn Signals.

Equipped with a powerful engine, the All-New WR-V sets a new benchmark with a 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine (its immediate rivals use 3-cylinder engines with are not that smooth from ignition) which generates a maximum power of 121PS and a maximum torque of 145Nm.

Integrated with the Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) with G-design shift technology, the all-new Small SUV realizes the perfect balance between excellent fuel economy and driving performance.

Honda Malaysia is committed to providing customers with added peace of mind when driving the Small SUV. Thus, the All-New WR-V is also fitted with a host of safety features, including Honda SENSING, a comprehensive and advanced safety technology consisting of eight safety functions:

  1. Lead Car Departure Notification (LCDN)
  2. Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  3. Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
  4. Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  5. Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
  6. Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  7. Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  8. Auto High Beam (AHB)

Further strengthening the sense of safety for customers is Honda LaneWatch, which increases confidence and convenience while navigating roads with multiple lanes, and Honda CONNECT, an innovative technology that allows customers to access a variety of functions via their smartphones.

Honda WR-V RS Specifications

Engine: Inline-4, 16-Valve, DOHC i-VTEC

Capacity: 1497cc

Gearbox: CVT Automatic with Paddle Shifters

Max power: 119hp @ 6,600rpm

Max torque: 145Nm @ 4600rpm


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