With uncertainty looming over tax structure on vehicles above four meters, the subcompact cars are in a safe zone. That said, the sub four-meter SUV space is currently the hottest segment in the Indian market with models like Maruti Vitara Brezza and Honda WR-V. In today’s comparison, we put Maruti’s stellar model Vitara Brezza against Honda WR-V that recently outnumbered City sedan to emerge Honda’s best-selling model in July. Check out Honda WRV vs Maruti Vitara Brezza-price, specs, dimensions, mileage and other details.
Honda WRV Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Price
|Name of the Car||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Honda WR-V||Rs 7.66 lakh to Rs 9.91 lakh|
|Maruti Vitara Brezza||Rs 7.23 lakh to Rs 9.69 lakh|
-Honda WR-V is available in two variants in petrol and diesel options.
– The petrol WR-V starts from Rs 7.66 lakh and goes up to Rs 8.88 lakh.
-Diesel variants are priced a tad higher from Rs 8.71 lakh to Rs 9.91 lakh. -Maruti Vitara Brezza is available only in diesel range priced between Rs 7.23 lakah to Rs 9.69 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi). Read More – Honda WRV Vs Tata Nexon
Honda WRV Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Specifications
|Specifications||Honda WR-V||Maruti Vitara Brezza|
|Petrol Engines||1.2-litre i-VTEC||NA|
|Diesel||1.5-litre i-DTEC||1.3-litre DDiS|
|Transmission||5-speed MT & 6-speed MT||5-speed MT|
-Honda WR-V line-up is available in petrol and diesel units with a choice between 5-speed & 6-speed manual transmission.
-The Vitara Brezza is currently offered with Fiat sourced 1.3-litre DDiS unit with a conventional 5-speed manual unit.
-In terms of power, WR-V makes 10bhp more power, while both deliver 200Nm torque. Also Read – Honda WRV Vs Honda Jazz
Honda WRV Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Mileage
|Model Name||Petrol Mileage (km/l)||Diesel Mileage (km/l)|
|Maruti Vitara Brezza||NA||24.3|
-The petrol powered WR-V is rated at 17.5km/l opposed to the 25.50 claimed by the 1.5-litre oil burner.
-Maruti Vitara Brezza on the other hand returns 24.3km/l.
Honda WRV Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Features
|Key Features||Honda WR-V||Maruti Vitara Brezza|
|Rear AC Vents||No||No|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||No||Apple CarPlay|
|Rain sensing auto wipers||No||Yes|
-The Honda WR-V carline packs in standard 8.9cm audio with Aux-in, USB port, Bluetooth for handsfree telephone and audio, 4 speakers, AM/FM, radio, MP3, i-Pod and i/Phone and steering mounted HFT as well as audio controls.
-Features including touchscreen infotainment system, satellite navigation, 1.5GB internal memory, MirrorLink, internet access for browsing, voice commands for media, navigation & calling, smartphone voice assistant activation, HDMI-In port and 2 SD card slots are restricted to the top-spec VX variant.
-Among the comfort goodies, auto ac, power folding ORVM, front armrest with storage console are offered only on the range topping trim.
-Other bits like push start button, smart key with keyless remote & cruise control are specific to the top-of-the line diesel variant.
-In the Maruti Vitara Brezza line-up, SmartPlay infotainment system with apple CarPlay & MirrorLink, voice command, navigation system and remote control through Smartphone App are available exclusively on the range topping trim.
-While the audio system with CD player, USB, AUX-in, Bluetooth connectivity and side door speakers are standard across line-up.
-Standard comfort features on the Brezza variants include front power windows, driver side auto down, power operated wing mirrors, tilt steering, bottle holders on all doors, front accessory socket and rear seat flip & flop.
-Features offered only with the top-spec variant include power folding wing mirrors, sliding front centre armrest with storage, engine push start, cruise control, auto headlamp and rain sensing wipers.
Honda WRV Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Safety Features
|Key Features||Honda WR-V||Maruti Vitara Brezza|
|Dual front airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear parking camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed sensing auto door lock||No||No|
|Rear wiper & washer||Yes||Yes|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||No||No|
-Only the multi-view rear camera and driver side window with one touch up/down come with the top-spec WR-V variant.
-Standard safety features on the WR-V line-up include dual SRS airbags, ABS with EBD, immobilizer, rear defogger, day/night IRVM, intelligent pedals etc.
-While the fuel reminder control system is available only with the diesel variants.
-While Maruti Vitara Brezza range gets standard driver side airbag, driver side seat belt reminder with buzzer, manual head lamp levelling and immobilizer as standard.
-ABS with EBD and co-passenger side airbag come from LDi(O) onwards.
-The only feature that is restricted to the top-spec variant is the rear parking camera.
Honda WRV Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Exterior
Sitting on Jazz platform, WR-V features sporty stance and rugged looks. Face of the car is assertive sporting with a chunky bumper and chiselled chin. With black inserts on the smoked headlamp units and a thick chrome grille inspired by BR-V, the subcompact crossover shares design cues with other Honda models in the line-up. Taking cues from Jazz, the side profile of the WRV looks identical to the hatchback. Rear design elements, too, have been borrowed from the Jazz including tail-lamps, rear bumper with faux aluminium skid plate and thick body cladding.
Grabbing attention for its contemporary looks, Maruti Vitara Brezza is one of the best-looking SUVs in its space. Design highlights such as square wheel arches, short overhangs, upright position and high ground clearance brings about a sporty flair to the SUV. Maruti’s design team in India has indeed done a great job with Vitara Brezza, as the SUV has won many accolades last year. Features like projector headlamps, LED DRLs and retro-styled honeycomb airdam lend a bold look to the face. One of the highlights of the SUV is the sloping roof line and roof rails giving it individuality in the crowded segment.
Honda WRV Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Interior
Coming to the interior, Vitara Brezza sports all-black cabin with piano-black highlights on the centre console. The cockpit inspired instrument cluster with five mood-lighting add to the styling. Offered with the five-seat configuration, there is enough legroom & headroom in front and rear.
Akin to the interior, Honda WR-V is styled along the lines of Jazz. Chrome accents on the dashboard air-con vents and handbrake class up the cabin. What add more to its premium appearance is lots of chrome accent on centre console, dashboard, air-con vents and door panels. The car has Honda City-inspired touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay compatibility and Bluetooth and Navigation system. Other key features include new seat upholstery, dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors and camera, etc.