Honda WR-V facelift seen at dealership yard ahead of official launch


Images of the upcoming Honda WR-V facelift have surfaced online and this time we have seen some new features in the cabin of the car.

The Honda WR-V facelift features a range of cosmetic changes with new and updated features.

Images of the 2020 Honda WR-V facelift have surfaced online, and the car has been spotted in the dealership yard. The updated WR-V should have already been on sale, however, due to the coronovirus epidemic and the resulting lockdown, the carmaker had to postpone the launch. With lockdown 4.0 and Honda has now partially resumed operations. While it is yet to start production, the company has already opened around 200 dealerships across the country, and the fact that we are seeing the car at one of the dealer’s stockyards indicates that the launch is closer than expected Can.

Now, Honda released the official photo of the first WR-V facelift in March 2020 and also opened pre-booking. However, this is the first time that we get to see more of the facelifted model, apart from the updated cabin. On the outside, the car now comes with a new grille, more sculpted rows with revised sculpture, new housing for fog lamps and a silver faux skid plate. The WR-V features a set of new LED projector headlamps, with LED day-time running lamps and a wrench-shaped, fat cherry slate. The profile, however, seems unchanged, in fact, you also get the same set of alloy wheels. The rear also looks similar, but spy photos reveal a set of new LED taillamps with smoked treatment.

Honda WR-V facelift will come in both petrol and diesel engine options and both will be BS6

For the cabin, the overall design appears to be unchanged, however, the car comes with a new touchscreen infotainment system with fewer buttons for in-car function. It will come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A major attraction of the WR-V was the electric sunroof, and the car will continue to offer it, along with safety features dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensor, seatbelt reminder, high-speed alert, and rear parking camera, some Among others. The car will also get cruise control as part of the new package.

The cabin of the Honda WR-V facelift is largely unchanged, but it comes with a new touchscreen infotainment system.

The 2020 Honda WR-V facelift will continue to be offered in both petrol and diesel engines, and of course, both will be BS6 compliants. The former will be a 1.2-liter i-VTEC unit that produces 89 bhp and 110 Nm of peak torque, while for a 5-speed manual gearbox. The diesel variant, on the other hand, will come with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder i-DTEC engine, which has been changed to churn out 99 bhp and 200 Nm of peak torque. And it will be paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox. As of now, there is no clarity as to whether there will be an automated version.

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