Honda Unleashes the WR-V: A Versatile Freestyler SUV for Dynamic Living


Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is set to launch its latest SUV, the WR-V, in Japan on March 22, 2024. Boasting dynamic design and performance, the WR-V promises a delightful driving experience, emphasizing trust and top-tier cargo space in its class.

Key Information:

  • Vehicle Name: WR-V (Winsome Runabout Vehicle)
  • Sales Commencement: March 22, 2024, in Japan
  • Website: WR-V Product Site (Japanese)
  • Monthly Sales Target in Japan: 3,000 units

The WR-V: Versatile Freestyler Concept: The WR-V embodies the grand concept of the “Versatile Freestyler,” highlighting adaptability to various lifestyles and individual needs. This SUV is designed to empower users to transcend constraints and live freely in their unique style.

Design and Packaging Highlights:

  • The driver’s seat prioritizes excellent visibility and a sedan-like driving posture.
  • A spacious cabin, comparable to vehicles in a higher class, with ample legroom for rear-seat passengers.
  • Cargo space of 458 liters*, topping its class, achieved through smart design and under-floor storage.
  • Minimum ground clearance of 195 mm, the highest in its class*.

Exterior and Interior Design:

  • Styling evokes peace of mind and trust, with a thick and long nose and a stately body shape.
  • Interior designed for easy driving, featuring a 7-inch TFT LCD meter, simple horizontal motifs, and standard rear ventilation.

Dynamics and Performance:

  • Equipped with a 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine for a quiet yet powerful driving experience.
  • CVT with G-design Shift Control for a linear acceleration feel and comfort in various driving situations.
  • Chassis based on the Honda Fit (Jazz), optimized for easy handling and stability.
  • Honda SENSING advanced safety system standard on all types/trims for enhanced peace of mind.

Honda SENSING Features:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition, and more.

Honda’s WR-V SUV aims to redefine driving experiences, offering adaptability, style, and advanced safety features for a dynamic and enjoyable journey.

*Cargo volume measured based on the VDA method.

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