Honda Cars India has announced that its premium Sports Lifestyle Vehicle Honda WR-V has crossed 50,000 cumulative sales milestone in India in one year. Launched in March 2017, the Honda WR-V has received an excellent response from car buyers in India. In fact, this model accounted for 28% of total HCIL sales during the past 12 months.
What’s most interesting is that the top spec (VX) contributed to 80% of total WR-V sales. Additionally, petrol version of the car accounted for 42% sales; rest 58% came from diesel model. Interestingly, the WR-V lifestyle vehicle is evenly popular in Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, and accounting for 38%, 30% and 32% sales respectively. Also See – Honda WR-V Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza
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Commenting on the success of the Honda WR-V, Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd., said: “This is a very proud moment for us. Honda WR-V has witnessed great success in the Indian market and the 50,000 sales milestone validates its strong presence. It has emerged as a strong volume model in Honda’s model line-up striking the right chord among young urban customers who are looking for status, comfort and have an active lifestyle.” You May Also Like – New Honda Amaze | New Honda CRV | New Honda Civic
Based on the Jazz hatchback, the Honda WR-V is available in both petrol and diesel guise. The diesel version is powered by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC unit producing 99bhp and 200Nm of torque. It is claimed to return an impressive fuel economy of 25.5kmpl. On the other side, the petrol version gets the tried & tested 1.2-litre i-VTEC unit that offers 89bhp and 110Nm. It offers an ARAI rated fuel efficiency of 17.5kmpl.