Honda WR-V Crossover Bookings Start In Malaysia

This Honda WR-V competes head on with the Perodua Ativa and Hyundai Creta

This all new Honda model will be on our Malaysian roads soon. This compact fun filled lifestyle vehicle was first shown to the world at the Sao Paolo International Motor Show and has already touched customers in Indonesia and Thailand with huge success.

Upon its arrival, Honda Malaysia will become the first Japanese mass market manufacturer to enter the Small SUV segment which is currently dominated by the Proton X50 and the Perodua Ativa. So, Honda Malaysia wants to taking a slice of this segment pie.

With a comprehensive package of vibrant and bold design, advanced technology, practicality, and comfort, the Small SUV is the perfect companion for young professionals and families who enjoy travel and outdoor activities.

The sporty appearance of the All-New Honda WR-V RS is amplified by its compact, well-proportioned design. The model measures 4,060mm in length, 1,780mm in width and 1,608mm in height. With a high ground clearance of 207mm, which surpasses cars from a class above, the All-New WR-V offers practicality and is easy to maneuver for urban commutes.

The model will be available with an RS variant that sports a newly designed RS emblem, unique Front Grille and 17” Dual-Tone Alloy Wheels. Its sleek and sporty look is enhanced by coupé-style rear door handles, giving it an edgy stylishness.

The All-New WR-V also 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 Honda WR-V RS sets a new benchmark with a 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine 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 realises 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

Price: Guesstimate at RM118,888

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