All-new model, Honda WR-V debuts in Malaysia, from RM90k

Honda WR-V available in four variants, S, E, V and top-of-the-range, RS

The Honda WR-V is now in Malaysia. The all-new small crossover is the third in Honda’s line-up after the CR-V and the HR-V.

The dimensions of the WR-V are 4060mm long, 1780mm wide and up to 1608mm tall. The wheelbase is2485mm. The S, E and V spec WR-Vs have 16-inch rims while the RS has 17-inch. Ground clearance is 207mm while the boot space is 380-litres.

There is one powertrain option, a four-cylinder, 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine paired with a CVT gearbox. Maximum output is 119bhp with 145Nm maximum torque. Top speed is 160km/h while the 0-100km/h takes around 11 seconds.

The interior is black. The S variant has fabric seats. The E and V-spec have black leather and fabric upholstery with blue stitching. The RS variant has black upholstery with red stitching and red textured fabric on the door cards. There are also red inserts on the dashboard.

The standard safety features in the WR-V range include:

  • Security alarm with immobiliser
  • dual front SRS airbags
  • Side airbags
  • seatbelt reminders
  • ISOFIX seat anchors
  • auto door lock
  • Vehicle stability assist
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake distribution
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Emergency Stop Signal
  • Reverse sensors
  • Honda Lane Watch

In addition, in the E, V and RS trims there is Honda Sensing which consists of:

  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Lane Keep Assist System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Auto High Beam
  • Lead Car Departure Notification

Standard features across the range include

  • Smart entry with push-button start
  • Side mirrors with turning lights
  • power retractable door mirror
  • power adjustable door mirror
  • LED tail lights
  • rear wiper
  • seven-inch display audio
  • Apple Carplay/Android Auto connectivity
  • Steering wheel switch audio control
  • hands-free phone controls
  • two USB ports
  • rear accessory socket

Features in the base S-spec:

  • Halogen headlights
  • bulb turn signals
  • Analogue meter cluster
  • Manual air-conditioning
  • Urethane-covered steering wheel
  • Fabric upholstery
  • two speakers
  • micro pole antenna

The E-spec gets the above features as well as

  • remote engine start
  • walkaway auto-lock
  • automatic headlights
  • cruise control
  • 4.2-inch TFT meter cluster
  • four-speakers
  • sharkfin antenna

In the V-spec, the additional featuresa are

  • LED headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED front foglights
  • LED front turn signals
  • single automatic air-conditioning
  • Leather steering wheel
  • leather steering wheel
  • leather + fabric upholstery with blue stitching
  • four-speakers

Finally, the RS gets

  • LED with sequential front turn signals
  • paddle shifts
  • leather + fabric upholstery with red stitching
  • six speakers
  • 17-inch rims
  • RS body kit
  • Honda Connect
  • Side curtain airbags

The Honda WR-V has ASEAN NCAP five star rating.

The price on-the-road without insurance is as follows:

  • S: RM89,900
  • E: RM95,900
  • V: RM99,900
  • RS: RM107,900

There is a five year unlimited mileage warranty as well as free labour service applicable up to five times within 100,000km or five years. The Honda WR-V comes in five colours, Ignite Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Stellar Diamond Pearl, Meteoroid Grey Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl.

Check out the Honda WR-V at Sumber Auto Edaran Sdn Bhd which is located at 1A Jalan Bersatu 13/4, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Our thanks to Sumber Auto for very generously allowing us to take our photos of the Honda WR-V at their showroom. The cars had protective plastic covers to prevent accidental scratches and damage.

Honda WR-V V-spec

Honda WR-V RS spec