Honda Cars India will increase WR-V production up to 5,000 units per month; waiting period to be reduced
Honda Cars India is aiming to ramp up the production volume of its popular crossover WR-V. Currently, the Japanese automaker rolls out 3,400 units every month from its Tapukara plant in Rajasthan and the number will be increased up to 5,000 units per month. With this, Honda will be able to cut down the waiting period significantly before the upcoming festive season. Currently, the car is available with a waiting period of 2 months.
Despite several of its products fetching not so satisfactory sales result, the WR-V crossover has shown impressive response from the buyers within short span after launch. The automaker has received more than 23,000 bookings for the car since launch and it has already delivered around 16,000 units till date. With the reduced waiting period the brand targets to boost the sales within next couple of months, as festive season brings increased sales for the auto manufacturers.
The automaker cleared its strategy to focus on premium products instead of basic mass market cars and the Honda WR-V comes as part of that plan. The butch looking compact crossover is the first model to be developed by Honda R&D India in association with the Honda R&D Co Ltd in Japan.
Honda WR-V appears with an attractive and eye-catching masculine stance. Priced between Rs. 7.67 lakh and Rs. 9.92 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi), Honda WR-V is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol powered model gets a 1.2-litre i-VTEC engine under the hood, while the diesel model draws energy from a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine.
Transmission duty in the Honda WR-V is done by a manual gearbox only. Not only the design or the efficient powertrain options, the crossover also impresses with its interior style and features. It gets multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster, a touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console, ample space and comfort the for the occupants.
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