Honda Sells 50,000 Units of the WR-V in 1st Year Itself

Honda Cars India has reached a unique feat of selling 50,000 units of WR-V in its 1st year of introduction itself. The WR-V is now the 2nd best seller after the City from the Japanese car maker. Honda Cars India had launched the WR-V exactly a year back in March 2017.

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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.”

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WR-V has gained popularity across markets with its sales, fairly distributed across regions. In line with   WR-V’s premium product offering with segment leading features like Sunroof, Tier 1 markets, comprising of large cities, contributed to 38% of its nation-wide sales. The model has found equally strong resonance from Tier 3 markets due to its aspirational value and product strengths like high ground clearance.

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1st Year Sales Trends for Honda WR-V

S.No. Honda WR-V Details
1. First Introduction India
2. Other Market Brazil
3. Launch in India March 2017
4. Cumulative Sales in India (as on date) 50,000 units and counting
5. WR-V Contribution to HCIL Sales in 2017-18 28%
6. Highest Selling Grade Top Grade (VX) – 80%
7. Petrol: Diesel ratio 42% (Petrol)

58% (Diesel)

8. Sales Contribution – Zone wise North -30%, West-28%, East -15%, South-27%
9. Sales Contribution – Market wise Tier 1 – 38%, Tier2 – 30%, Tier3 – 32%


The Honda WR-V is available in Petrol and Diesel options. Powering the Petrol version is the 1.2Liter i-VTEC engine while the Diesel version comes powered by the 1.5 Liter i-DTEC engine.

Engine Transmission Power Torque Claimed Fuel Efficiency
1.5L DOHC i-DTEC Diesel 6 MT 100PS@3600rpm 200NM@1750rpm 25.5 KMPL

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5 MT 90PS@6000rpm 110NM@4800rpm 17.5 KMPL