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Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV – A Spec Based Comparison

Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV

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

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.

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Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV Price

Name of the CarPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Tata NexonRs 5.85 lakh to Rs 9.44 lakh
Honda WR-VRs 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 turbo1.2-litre, i-VTEC
Diesel Engines 1.5-litre Diesel1.5-litre, i-DTEC
Transmission6-speed MT & AMT5-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 CarPetrol Mileage Diesel Mileage
Tata Nexon18kmpl23kmpl
Honda WR-V17.5kmpl25.5kmpl

-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 Capacity5 (2+3)5
Boot SpaceNot Known363L

-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 VentsYesNo
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoYesNo
Navigation system & Voice commandYesYes
Rain sensing wipersNot KnownYes
Push start/stopYesYes

–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
Dual AirbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear Parking CameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door lockNot KnownNo
Autonomous emergency brakingNot KnownNo
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Auto Day/Night IRVMNot KnownNo
All Disc brakesNoNo

-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.

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