The premiere of the new mini crossover Honda WR-V was held on November 9, 2016 in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. Auto is based on the platform of Honda Jazz 3, but slightly exceeds it in size, and has a more sporty appearance and a rich level of equipment. The car is for sale in India and North America.
It is noteworthy that the name of the crossover stands for Winsome Runabout Vehicle. Appearance of a novelty is really very attractive. It features compact LED lights of head lamps with LED filling and grille of unusual shape.
Front bumper of the novelty represents a real kind of off-road look, thanks to the massive plastic protective overlay. The same linings protect rear bumper, side skirts, lower parts of the doors, and wheel arches of a miniature crossover.
In general, the silhouette of the body makes up quite solid appearance, despite its compact dimensions. The company’s engineers have given it the harmonious proportions and aerodynamic shape.
Interior of the mini crossover is kept in secret. Most likely, it will have a great resemblance to the interior of Honda Jazz or will be its completely copy. Of course, high-quality materials will be used for finishing. In addition, in the arsenal will be a modern comfort and safety equipment.
Seats of the front row are equipped with pronounced lateral support. The second row seats also provide passengers with maximum comfort, thanks to the vast possibilities of transformation.
Among the standard and optional equipment of the car can be noted options such as:
— Entertainment system with the touch 5-inch display, interaction with mobile devices, a navigation system, a rearview camera, and other functions;
— Informative instrument panel with trip computer;
— Multi-function steering wheel with leather trim;
— Climate control with touch-screen control panel;
— Eight airbags;
— Emergency braking system;
— Blind spot monitoring function;
— Reading the marking lines and road signs.
Also, most likely, for the novelty from Honda will be available several options for interior design with different color schemes and material finishes.
The novelty from Honda will be available in the target market in the spring of 2017. The basic package will cost 16,500 dollars allegedly. Manufacturers expect that the WR-V will be able to compete in the segment.