Presented the WR-V 2023 in Indonesia: dimensions, equipment and engine


Sling presented in Indonesia its WR-V 2023, one of the SUVs that remained to be launched by the firm. It joins the already released BR-V, CR-V, HR-V and ZR-V, in addition to the electric Prologue.

This model will be the entry point to the range and will surely reach several markets, including Latin America.

Dimensions and design

  • Length: 4,060mm
  • Width: 1,780mm
  • Height: 1,608mm
  • Wheelbase: 2,485mm
  • Clearance: 220mm
  • Boot: 380L

The vehicle is inspired by the RSConcept, although it is a more grounded version, several elements have been preserved, such as the silhouette with the darkened A-post or the trim of the rear windows.

What has changed is the front grill, with larger and conventionally styled headlights, as well as the grille with chrome elements, instead of a diffused effect and frameless grille. Added the hidden handle for the rear doors.

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Compared to its predecessor, it is larger in almost every dimension except the wheelbase, with 2.49 meters versus 2.56 meters of the previous model. The trunk gains 20 liters.

Interior and equipment

The WR-V maintains the ergonomics of its predecessor, with central air vents in a high position, a multimedia system parallel to the instrumentation and the air conditioning in a lower module. In this aspect, it is the closest thing to its previous version, something that is noticeable in its steering wheel with round buttons. The firm offers two levels: E and RS.

AND

  • halogen spotlights
  • LED fog lights
  • Multi-angle reversing camera and reversing sensor
  • Smart key with remote start and interior button
  • on-board computer
  • digital air conditioning
  • Multimedia system with 7″ screen, four speakers and support for Apple CarPlay or Android Auto

RS

  • Full LED lighting with DRL bulbs, automatic ignition and sequential turn signals
  • Auto folding mirrors
  • air conditioner
  • Support for Lanewatch camera in multimedia system and six speakers
  • Instrument panel with 4.2 TFT screen
  • Mixed upholstery with eco leather
  • Leather steering wheel
  • keyless access

Security

In the base version, ABS, ESP and ISOFIX anchorages are offered. Depending on the level, it can be equipped with four or six airbags.

A negative aspect are their seat belts. three points and a central one with two, so for standards, it leaves the middle square unused. The ADAS assistances are the following:

  • Warning and automatic emergency braking to mitigate impacts (CMBS)
  • Lane Keeping (RDM)
  • Rail Centering (LKAS)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Leading Car Start Alert (LCDN)
  • Automatic High Beams (AHB)

Powertrain and Marketing

The powertrain is shared with the City, that is to say a 1.5 DOHC i-VTEC capable of producing 120 HP and 145 Nm of torque, managed by an automatic CVT transmission.

The RS model has roof bars, a chrome grille and 17-inch two-tone wheels, as well as a black roof when red is selected. All these characteristics to differentiate it.




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