Tata Nexon has finally entered the Indian market with bang on pricing. Launched at an introductory price of Rs 5.85 lakh, Tata’s first-ever compact SUV undercuts all its rivals including the Honda WR-V. Designed on Tata’s new IMPACT design philosophy, the subcompact SUV created quite a stir for its unique design at the Delhi Auto Expo previous year.
The Honda WR-V is the one of the new arrivals in the fierce sub four-meter SUV space. 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 5.85 lakh to Rs 9.44 lakh|
|Honda WR-V||Rs 7.66 lakh to Rs 9.91 lakh|
-The Tata Nexon carline is spread across five trims – XE, XM, XT, XZ+ and XZ+ with dual-tone roof packed with petrol and diesel engines.
– Price of the new Tata compact SUV ranges between Rs 8.85 lakh to Rs 9.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). At this price, the compact SUV beats all its rivals in the segment.
-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 88.88 lakh and the diesel variants are available between Rs 8.71 to Rs 9.91 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Read – Tata Nexon Vs Ford EcoSPort
Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Specifications
|Specifications||Tata Nexon||Honda WR-V|
|Petrol Engines||1.2-litre turbo||1.2-litre, i-VTEC|
|Diesel Engines||1.5-litre Diesel||1.5-litre, i-DTEC|
|Transmission||6-speed MT & AMT||5-speed MT & 6-speed MT|
-The Tata Nexon comes with two powertrain options – a 1.2L Revotron and 1.5 Revotorq. Both motors produce a maximum power of 108bhp. The torque figures of the petrol and diesel unit stand at 170Nm and 260Nm respectively.
– The Nexon petrol and diesel models are available with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
-While WR-V comes in both petrol and diesel versions, the SUV misses out on the auto box. The petrol unit is a 1.2L i-VTEC unit making 89bhp and 110Nm, and the diesel motor is a 1.5L i-DTEC generating 99bhp against 200Nm.
– The Nexon is more powerful than the WR-V. Read More – Tata Nexon Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza
Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Mileage
|Name of the Car||Petrol Mileage||Diesel Mileage|
-The upcoming Tata Nexon returns a mileage around 18kmpl with petrol unit and 23kmpl with diesel motor.
– The Honda WR-V is the most fuel efficient sub-compact SUV in the country. The vehicle delivers a claimed fuel economy of 17.5kmpl in petrol and 25.5kmpl in diesel version.
Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Dimensions
|Dimensions||Tata Nexon||Honda WR-V|
|Seating Capacity||5 (2+3)||5|
|Boot Space||Not Known||363L|
-Dimensionally, the Honda-WR-V is longer (3,999mm) than Nexon. While Nexon is broader (1,811mm) and taller (1,607mm), WR-V sits on a longer wheelbase (2,55mm) 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|
|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|
–Tata Nexon comes equipped with a Harman ConnectNext infotainment system with a 6.5-inch HD touchscreen display. It supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The car also gets climate control, rear aircon vents and voice command.
-It additionally gets 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 is packed with 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|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Parking Camera||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|
-All variants of the Tata Nexon feature dual airbags, 9th gen and ABS with EBD as standard safety equipment. Other key features include hill assist, rear view camera interface, ISOFIX rear outboard corner stability among others.
-Honda WR-V, on the other hand, is loaded with 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.