Honda WRV Vs Honda Jazz – Price, Specs & Features

Honda WRV is based on the Jazz hatchback but got a whole new front end and other SUV-like design elements. It is costlier than the Jazz, but the engine, interior etc. are same as the hatchback.

Here we will be comparing these two cars based on design, features and specs etc.

Honda WRV vs Jazz Price Comparison

  WR-V (ex-showroom Price) Jazz (ex-showroom Delhi Price)
Petrol Rs. 7.75-8.99 lakh Rs. 5.89-8.39 lakh
Diesel Rs. 8.79-9.99 lakh Rs. 7.20-9.18 lakh

The WR-V is pricier than the Jazz. Top end Honda WRV diesel costs almost Rs. 10 lakh. It is available in only two variants: S and VX. There is price difference of over 80k-90k.

Model Name Ex-showroom Delhi Price Model Name Ex-Showroom Delhi price
Honda WRV 1.2 L Petrol S Manual Rs. 7.75 lakh Honda Jazz 1.2 L Petrol S Manual Rs.6.52 lakh
Honda WRV 1.2 L Petrol VX Manual Rs. 8.99 lakh Honda Jazz 1.2 L Petrol VX Manual Rs. 7.81 lakh
Honda WRV 1.5 L Diesel S Manual Rs. 8.79 lakh Honda Jazz 1.5 L Diesel S Manual Rs. 7.89 lakh
Honda WRV 1.5 L Diesel VX Manual Rs. 9.99 lakh Honda Jazz 1.5 L Diesel VX Manual Rs. 9.18 lakh

 

Honda WRV vs Jazz Specifications Comparison

Diesel

Honda WR-V Honda Jazz
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.5 L Diesel 1.5 L Diesel
Power 98 bhp 98 bhp
Torque 200 Nm 200 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 6-speed manual 6-speed manual
Mileage (claimed) 25.5 KMPL 27.3 KMPL

 

Petrol

Honda WR-V Honda Jazz 
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.2 L Petrol 1.2 L Diesel
Power 87 bhp 82 bhp
Torque 110 Nm 115 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual 5-speed manual/CVT
Mileage (claimed) 17.5 KMPL 18.7 KMPL (MT)19 KMPL (AT)

 

Unlike the Jazz, the WRV petrol doesn’t come with the option of an automatic transmission. The Jazz is slightly more fuel efficient due to its lower weight.

Honda WRV vs Jazz Mileage Comparison

  WR-V (ARAI) Jazz (ARAI)
Diesel 25.5 KMPL 27.3 KMPL KMPL
Petrol 17.5 KMPL 18.7 KMPL (MT)19 KMPL (AT)

 

As expected, WR-V consumes more fuel than that of the Jazz. At present, the Honda Jazz diesel is one of the most fuel efficient cars in India.

Honda WRV vs Jazz Features Comparison

Other than the features already available on the Jazz, the WRV has got some additional features too. It has a got cruise control, LED pilot lamps and a sunroof. Other than these features, both the cars are same. However, WRV lacks ‘Magic Seats’.

Honda WR-V Honda Jazz
Air Conditioner Type Automatic Climate Control Automatic Climate Control
Power Windows Yes (4) Yes (4)
Central Locking Keyless entry and go Keyless Entry and go
Steering Audio Controls Yes Yes
Audio System Touchscreen Touchscreen
Airbags 2 2
ABS Yes Yes

 

Honda WRV vs Jazz Comparison – Exterior Design

The design of the Jazz has given a complete crossover treatment. The WRV has a new nose with a flatter, higher set bonnet. There is body cladding all around with faux skid plates for the front and rear bumpers. The rear end has got same tail lamps; however, there are clear differences between the profiles of both the cars. A raised ride height, new diamond cut alloys and roof rails round off the differences between the exteriors of the WRV and the Jazz.

Honda WRV vs Jazz Comparison – Interior Design

Unlike the exteriors, the dashboard of the WR-V is same as that of the Jazz. The design of the Jazz based crossover is also same including the instrument console and the steering wheel. The only difference on the inside is new seat upholstery and the provision of a sunroof. Also, the touchscreen infotainment system is new. It comes from the 2017 Honda City.

Honda WRV vs Jazz Comparison – Dimensions

  WR-V Jazz
Length 3999 mm 3955 mm
Width 1734 mm 1694 mm
Height 1601 mm 1544 mm
Wheelbase 2555 mm 2530 mm
Ground Clearance 188 mm 165 mm
Boot Space 363 Litres 354 Litres

 

The WRV crossover is longer, wider and taller than the Jazz. Also, it has a higher ground clearance and a slightly bigger boot. While the Jazz gets 15 inch wheels, the WRV comes with 16 inchers. The WRV enjoys 9-litres of extra boot space.

Honda WRV vs Jazz Comparison – Verdict

The WRV looks like a perfect product for people looking for that little extra ruggedness from their hatchbacks. It is likely to affect the sales of the Honda Jazz, instead of taking buyers away from other compact SUVs.

Price: The starting price of Honda WRV is Rs. 7.75 lakhs, which means it is a lot more costly than not only Jazz but many other models like Ford EcoSport and Vitara Breeza.

Design: Honda has done a nice work of infusing SUV like elements into the design of the Jazz. However, design is a matter of person taste.

Features: There are many new features in WRV as already listed above. However, it misses out on Magic Seats.

Specifications: Both cars get the same set of engines. The Jazz is slightly more fuel efficient overall.

Here you can see the Comparison of Honda WRV With Hyundai i20 Active

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