Honda WR-V Petrol VX Review

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Honda WR-V Petrol VX Review

I was deciding between a Ford Ecosport and a Honda WR-V. I test drove both the cars, petrol variants. The ecosport came off as lackluster. This was primarily because there was no real feel of engine power in the 1 litre ecoboost engine. Apart from that, the car felt chunky and cumbersome when it came to steering. However, when I test drove the WR-V, boy oh boy! was it a pleasant surprise. The driveability of the car was definitely better than any of the competition. I drove it down JVLR and the engine purred like a kitten. The transmission can get slightly sticky at times, but the enhanced steering and braking more than make up for it. Plus the gearstick is a little small, so it takes slight getting used to. The car handled all the bumps quite well, and led to a smooth drive. My wife and cousin in the backseat also complimented the leg room. Not to mention the fact that the sunroof is a pretty cool add on to have. The interiors are well placed, and give the car a distinguished (albeit plastic) look. I have been driving the car around for a month now and it takes on the worst of mumbai's traffic with little or no hiccups. It handles slopes fine too, if you gear down. Spacious and powerful, its a great car to have and a great price. The navigation system is a boon, but it takes a while for the GPS signal to catch on sometimes. Make sure you check the digipad entertainment system and the navigation system before purchasing. But overall, definitely 4.5 on 5.

By kunaey garg
On: Apr 20, 2017 | 4757 Views
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  • Good Engine

    Halogen lamp rig yard. music player is updated Virgen regard total, very good build quality, next 7 sitter car in Honda

    By sridhar nemmaniwar
    On: Jul 11, 2021 | 37 Views
  • Good Car For Family

    It is a very good car. I have the diesel variant which gives very good mileage. Very powerful car and the features are also good. Excellent for long drives.

    By pratheesh d
    On: Jun 18, 2020 | 54 Views
  • Best Quality Assurance

    White color sunroof cruise control with best mileage and no scratch. Overall, best in comfort with new tires and single head use.

    By sanjiv
    On: Jun 17, 2020 | 54 Views
  • Power And Road Presence

    Its 1500CC engine will never give you any type of reduction in power whether you are overtaking or making higher speed. It is a subcompact crossover. I think its def...Read More

    By shiva vermaa
    On: Jun 16, 2020 | 104 Views
  • Nice Car

    Nice car and fully comfortable and nice mileage I got-18kmpl on highway family car. Nice ground clearance and heavy body.

    By dinesh chopra
    On: Jun 10, 2020 | 52 Views
  • Good But Can Be Better

    There is nothing for the rear passengers and literally nothing and not even a charging socket. Comfort, cabin space is great, and rest all are good.

    By nihar ranjan subudhi
    On: Jun 05, 2020 | 33 Views
  • WRV Experience After 11k Km Awesome Car

    Almost 11k km driven WRV, in highways, it's so smooth and fantastic to drive. 5 people can sit comfortably. If smoothly driven almost 17-18kmph mileage it is giving. The ...Read More

    By nipun
    On: Jun 03, 2020 | 2574 Views
  • Awesome Car

    Overall good car with superb engine and power with performance is awesome.

    By kamal mittal
    On: May 11, 2020 | 61 Views
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harikrishnan
Aug 16, 2017 7:35:27 AM

I dont believe part of your review -- which makes me doubt if you really own a wrv. Petrol versions does not come with a sunroof. Or did they give exclusively one to you?

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harikrishnan
Aug 16, 2017 7:41:11 AM

Ok my bad...apologies for the above post top-end does come with a sunroof :)

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    benny vargheese
    May 11, 2017 9:46:53 AM

    excellent car, value for money, spacious, are the plus points. 1.2 ltr engine is giving troubles when we drive in hills. its a serious concern.

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      pratik
      May 10, 2017 6:50:16 PM

      Hello Kunaey, I am also planning for the WR-V, I just wanted to know how is the mileage as you have already provided the feedback regarding other things. waiting for your reply.

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