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Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV – A Spec Based Comparison

Here’s a concrete spec-based comparison between the upcoming Tata Nexon and Honda WR-V.

  • Shilpa Chopra
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Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV

Here is a specifications based comparison between Tata Nexon and Honda WRV

After a brief appearance at last year’s Auto Expo, Tata Nexon is all set to go on sale this festive season. Built on Tata’s new IMPACT design theme, the subcompact SUV created quite a stir for its looks at the biennial event. In the recent past, the sub four-meter SUV space has witnessed launch of several models including the Honda WR-V. While the SUV is quite popular among the customers, it remains to be seen if Tata Nexon will eat into the WR-V’s sales. To find out, we pit both the models against each other in a spec based comparison. Here’s a concrete Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV comparison with details of features, specifications, mileage, dimensions etc.

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Price

Name of the Car Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Tata Nexon Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 10.50 lakh (estimated)
Honda WR-V Rs 7.66 lakh to Rs 9.91 lakh

-The Tata Nexon carline will be offered in petrol and diesel engines with prices expected to be fall in the range of Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 10.50 lakh.

-The Honda WR-V range is offered in two variants-S and VX.

-The Honda WR-V petrol range starts from Rs 7.66 lakh to Rs 8.89 lakh and the diesel variants are available between Rs 8.72 to Rs 9.91 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) Read More About- Tata Nexon Vs Ford EcoSPort-A Comparison Report 

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Specifications

Specifications Tata Nexon Honda WR-V
Petrol Engines 1.2-litre turbo 1.2-litre, i-VTEC
Power 105-110bhp 89bhp
Torque 170bhp 110Nm
Diesel Engines 1.5-litre Diesel 1.5-litre, i-DTEC
Power 108bhp 99bhp
Torque 260Nm 200Nm
Transmission 6-speed MT & AMT 5-speed MT & 6-speed MT

-Reports in media suggest that Tata Nexon will first be launched in diesel engine, and the petrol unit will be introduced later.

-The 1.2-litre turbo engine will produce power in two states of tune-105bhp and 110bhp.

-The 1.5-litre oil burner is primarily a bored-out version of the 1.4-litre Revotorq unit used in Indica.

-While WR-V comes in both petrol and diesel versions, the SUV misses out on the auto box. Read More – Tata Nexon Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Mileage

Name of the Car Petrol Mileage Diesel Mileage
Tata Nexon 18kmpl 23kmpl
Honda WR-V 17.5kmpl 25.5kmpl

-The upcoming Tata Nexon is likely to return an estimated mileage of 18kmpl in petrol and 23kmpl in diesel version.

-While the Honda WR-V is claimed to deliver 17.5kmpl in petrol and 25.5kmpl in diesel version.

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Dimensions

Dimensions Tata Nexon Honda WR-V
Length 3,995mm 3,999mm
Breadth 1,811mm 1,734mm
Height 1,607mm 1,601mm
Wheelbase 2,470mm 2,555mm
Seating Capacity 5 (2+3) 5
Boot Space Not Known 363L

-Dimensionally, the Honda-WR-V is longer than Nexon. While Nexon is broader and taller, WR-V sits on a longer wheelbase which indicates a roomier cabin in the latter.

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Features

Key Features Tata Nexon Honda WR-V
Rear AC Vents Yes No
Touchscreen Infotainment system Yes Yes
Height adj. driver seat Yes Yes
Power-operated ORVMs Yes Yes
Bluetooth connectivity Yes Yes
Steering mounted audio & calling controls Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Yes No
Navigation system & Voice command Yes Yes
Rain sensing wipers Not Known Yes
Push start/stop Yes Yes

 –Tata Nexon will get a 6.5-inch touchscreen system, climate control, rear aircon vents and voice command.

-It will additionally get a drive mode controller-a first-in-segment feature, which is essentially a small button that allows choosing between the three-modes-Eco, City and Sport.

-One must note that change in the drive mode controller also affects the ABS and traction control settings.

-The Honda WR-V gets keyless entry & centre door lock, driver side power door lock switch, all power windows, power-operated ORVMs, power steering and one-touch lane change indicator as standard.

-Features such as automatic climate control with touch control panel & front centre armrest with storage console are specific to top-spec variants. While one push start/stop button and Honda smart key system with keyless remote is available only on top-spec diesel variants.

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Safety Features

Key Features Tata Nexon Honda WR-V
Dual Airbags Yes Yes
ABS with EBD Yes Yes
Rear Parking Camera Yes Yes
Rear Defogger Yes Yes
Speed Sensing Auto Door lock Not Known No
Autonomous emergency braking Not Known No
Reverse parking sensor Yes Yes
Auto Day/Night IRVM Not Known No
All Disc brakes No No
NCAP Ratings NA NA

-Tata Nexon will pack in dual airbags, 9th gen ABS with EBD, hill assist, rear view camera interface, ISOFIX rear outboard corner stability among others.

-Honda WR-V on the other hand, gets several standard fitments save for multi-view rear camera with guidelines and driver side window one touch up that are restricted to the range topping variant.

-The carline also gets a day/night rear view mirror without auto dimming function.

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV
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Based on the modified X1 platform, the Tata Nexon is the most powerful compact SUV in its league. On the other hand, the Honda WRV is the most fuel efficient car in its category.



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