Honda WR-V

From RM 89,900 - 107,900
RM 1,005 | 9 years
RM 1,219 | 7 years
RM 1,604 |  5 years

Highlights

  • Competitively priced
  • Attractive exterior design
  • Comprehensive ADAS (Honda Sensing)

Variant of the model

Model
OTR Price
Monthly
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2023 Honda WR-V S
RM 89,900
RM 1,219.43
2023 Honda WR-V E
RM 95,900
RM 1,300.82
2023 Honda WR-V V
RM 99,900
RM 1,355.07
2023 Honda WR-V RS
RM 107,900
RM 1,463.59
2023 Honda WR-V S
OTR Price Monthly
RM 89,900 RM 1,219.43
2023 Honda WR-V E
OTR Price Monthly
RM 95,900 RM 1,300.82
2023 Honda WR-V V
OTR Price Monthly
RM 99,900 RM 1,355.07
2023 Honda WR-V RS
OTR Price Monthly
RM 107,900 RM 1,463.59
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Car loan monthly installment
3 Years
RM 2,503.72
/ Month
5 Years
RM 1,604.71
/ Month
7 Years
RM 1,219.43
/ Month
Based on 90% loan amount with fixed-rate interest at 3.8%

Monthly installment (RM)
RM 1,354.92
Car Price (RM)
89,900.00
Down Payment (RM)
0.00

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Reviews

Overview

Summary

Deployed in the compact SUV market (small B-segment SUV), Honda Malaysia’s new player, the all-new Honda WR-V (Winsome Runabout Vehicle).

First of its kind, it slots under the HR-V on Honda’s roster, offering a stylishly compact and comfortably agile build.

Locally-assembled (CKD - Pegoh, Melaka), the small crossover comes in four variants. WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, and WR-V 1.5L RS (Road Sailing).

Prices (on-the-road, without insurance) start from MYR 89,900, MYR 95,900, MYR 99,900, and MYR 107,900, respectively. 

Each purchase includes a five-year, unlimited mileage manufacturer’s warranty, and a five-year/100,000 KM free labour service (five times within period).

Five exterior colours. Ignite Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Stellar Diamond Pearl, Meteoroid Gray Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl. 


Exterior

Body Dimensions

Weighing in at 1,108 KG (WR-V 1.5L S), 1,111 KG (WR-V 1.5L E), 1,125 KG (WR-V 1.5L V), and 1,145 KG (WR-V 1.5L RS), the all-new WR-V stands at 4,060 MM long, 1,780 MM wide, 1,576 MM (WR-V 1.5L S), and 1,608 MM (WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, WR-V 1.5L RS) tall, and with a wheelbase spanning 2,485 MM.


Front View

Parading a compactly sleek and sporty exterior, it boasts angularly-refined elements and contours all around.

The front-end features a black honeycomb grille on variants WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E and WR-V 1.5L V, and a chrome chequered flag grille on the WR-V 1.5L RS.

Accompanying the grille fitment is a stretched out lower air-intake, and filling in the layout are silver trimmings (all-black - WR-V 1.5L RS) and a silver skid plate.


Rear View

Slightly protruding, it radiates a laid-back sporty appeal, complementing the front with angularly-rounded curves.

The rear-end sees a sleek roof-edge spoiler, and a shark fin antenna for variants WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, and WR-V 1.5L RS (micro pole - WR-V 1.5L S).

Completing the design is a lower bumper black cladding that matches the surrounding body (front lip, side skirts, front-rear fenders), and a silver skid plate.

Headlamps

Framed aerodynamically sharp, the head lamps project a very focused and determined outlook.

Variants WR-V 1.5L S and WR-V 1.5L E get halogen units with bulb turn signals, and auto On/Off and high beam functions for the latter.

Variants WR-V 1.5L V and WR-V 1.5L RS get full LED units with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), LED turn signals (sequential - WR-V 1.5L RS), and auto On/Off and high beam functions.


Tail Lamps

Wrapped-around and angularly bulging, the tail lamps fit the rear well, adding abundance to the overall outlook. All variants are installed with full LED units.


Side Mirror

The side mirrors are power-adjustable and -retractable with turn signals, blind-spot monitor indicators, and Honda LaneWatch Camera (LWC). 


Wheels

Variants WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E and WR-V 1.5L V get a set of 16-Inch five-spoke silver alloy rims, wrapped in Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 215/60 R16 tyres. 

Variant WR-V 1.5L RS upgrades to a set of 17-Inch multi-spoke two-tone alloy rims, wrapped in Continental UC6 215/55 R17 tyres.


Interior

Dashboard

The all-new WR-V has a dashboard design that is simple and practical with premium build quality. 

It is decked in black soft- and hard-touch panels with silver trims as a detailing finish. Variant WR-V 1.5L RS adds on red detailing.

Overall, every accessibility is well laid out, arranged non-cluttered and driver-oriented with easy reachability.


Instrument Cluster

Variant WR-V 1.5L S gets an analogue speedometer setup. Variants WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, WR-V 1.5L RS upgrade to a digital speedometer setup featuring a 4.2-Inch TFT Multi-Information Display (MID).

White highlights on the metre needles for variants WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E and WR-V 1.5L V, and red highlights for variant WR-V 1.5L RS.


Seats

The five-seater’s interior upholstery is in black fabric (WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E) and black leather/fabric with contrast stitching (blue - WR-V 1.5L V, red - WR-V 1.5L RS).

All variants feature manual adjustable front seats and 60:40 split-fold rear seats. 

Completing the ambience is the headliner (grey - WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, black - WR-V 1.5L RS).

Space

The space is sufficient and borderline generous, considering it to be a compact SUV. It offers plenty of head, shoulder and leg rooms, thus front and rear occupants get ample space.


Storage Space

Plenty of storage compartments. E.g., a decent-sized glove box, medium-sized seat back and side door pockets, and centre console partitioned and caverned spaces.

Steering Functions

Mounted is a three-spoke style steering wheel, wrapped in urethane (WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E) and leather (WR-V 1.5L V, WR-V 1.5L RS). 

It gets multi-switches (media, vehicle settings), column adjustments (tilt, telescopic), paddle shifters (WR-V 1.5L RS), and an Electric Power Steering (EPS) system.


Cup Holders

There are two cup holders located at the front centre console, and two bottle holders at the front side door pockets.

Charging Ports

The cabin is installed with two 12-V power sockets (one-front, one-rear) and four USB ports (two-front, two-rear).

Boot Space

The boot provides a load capacity of up to 380-Litres.

Features

Active Safety

The all-new WR-V gets the following set of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Standard for all variants, featured are Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), and Honda LaneWatch Camera (LWC).

Variants WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V and WR-V 1.5L RS add on the Honda Sensing suite. Grouped are Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Auto High Beam (AHB) and Lead Car Departure Notification (LCDN).

Variant WR-V 1.5L RS furthers it with the Honda Connect telematic system (safety, security, convenience).

Passive Safety

Passive safety includes airbags (four-WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V - six-WR-V 1.5L RS), seat belts (anchors, reminders, pre-tensioners), ISOFIX (two-outer rear seats), parking sensors (two-rear), multi-angle reverse camera (WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, WR-V 1.5L RS), and security alarm with immobiliser.

Driver Assistance

The Honda Sensing suite will make driving on the highway and in the city a much more relaxing task. 

Plus, accompanied by the other systems, manoeuvring the compact crossover day-in and day-out will be a breeze. 

Infotainment

Installed for all variants is a 7.0-Inch Digital Audio touchscreen display, supporting Bluetooth, AUX, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and navigation.


Sound System

Variant WR-V 1.5L S features a two-speaker setup, variants WR-V 1.5L E and WR-V 1.5L V a four-speaker setup, and variant WR-V 1.5L RS a six-speaker setup.

Performance

Engine

The all-new WR-V is powered by an L15ZF, 1.5-Litre four-cylinder 16-valve naturally-aspirated DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine, producing 119 HP/89-KW at 6,600 RPM and 145 NM of torque at 4,300 RPM.


Transmission

Fitted is a Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) with G-Design Shift technology.

Drivetrain

Power is sent to the front wheels, Front-Wheel Drive (FWD).

Acceleration

Acceleration from 0 to 100 KM/H is done in 11 seconds (WR-V 1.5L S, WR-V 1.5L E), 11.1 seconds (WR-V 1.5L V) and 11.3 seconds (WR-V 1.5L RS). Top speed is 160 KM/H.

Fuel Consumption

It is capable of delivering a combined fuel consumption figure of 6.0-Litres for every 100 KM/H.

Comfort

Convenience

The all-new WR-V comes with keyless entry, engine Start/Stop button, remote engine starter (WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, WR-V 1.5L RS), walk-away auto-lock (WR-V 1.5L E, WR-V 1.5L V, WR-V 1.5L RS), single-zone automatic air-conditioning, steering wheel (tilt, telescopic, paddle shifters (WR-V 1.5L RS), multi-function), cameras (Honda LaneWatch Camera (LWC), multi-angle reverse), parking sensors (rear-two), and automatic headlamps and wiper function.

Ride Comfort

The driving is very solid and responsive, thanks to the fitted suspension setup (MacPherson strut - front, torsion beam - rear).

Overall, it is spacious, comfortable, and the ride quality is good with a refined and sturdy handling.

Sound Insulation

Sound insulation is adequate, as the cabin is able to suppress wind, road and tyre noises well, and make them barely noticeable.

Wrap Up

Conclusion

The all-new Honda WR-V is a well-equipped compact SUV. Notably, to its driving dynamics, comfort and safety systems.

Quality of the equipment and materials installed, inside and outside of the car really impresses with the upscale, mature design and restrained detailing. 

Ultimately, it is a pretty decent vehicle that offers good fuel economy, advanced safety features, refined ride quality and a stylish body design altogether.


User Experience

3 /5
69 User Ratings
69 User Ratings
75%
Exterior Design
75%
Interior Design
75%
Space
75%
Power
75%
Safety
75%
Cost
Exterior Design 75%
Interior Design 75%
Space 75%
Power 75%
Safety 75%
Cost 75%

Satisfaction
Supports Apple CarPlay and Android AutoGood driving dynamics.Remote engine starter (engine start-cabin cooling)
Disappointment
Limited charging portsManual seat adjustmentsBase variant too ill-equipped

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