Honda WR-V Made in Indonesia Sent Overseas Next Year

Jakarta

The Honda WR-V made its global debut in Indonesia. Not only launched in Indonesia, the Honda WR-V will also be sent abroad.

PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) produces the WR-V in Indonesia. This car will also be launched abroad. Exports of the Honda WR-V are planned to start in 2023.

“We plan to export this car next year. But where and how much will we inform,” said Yusak Billy, Business Innovation and Sales & Marketing Director of PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM).

Billy emphasized that the Toyota Raize and Daihatsu Rocky competitor cars were developed for Indonesia. Honda has been developing this car for about five years, having been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“To develop this car, we carry out various studies, yes. To consumers, and also what natural conditions are in Indonesia. So the results we get, the 121 PS DOHC 1,500 cc (engine) is very suitable for natural conditions and consumer needs , and because the power is great,” said Billy.

PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) officially launched its newest small SUV called the Honda WR-V.  Come on, take a closer look at the photos.PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) officially launched its newest small SUV called the Honda WR-V. Come on, take a closer look at the photos. Photo: Kenny Gida

“This is the first car launched in Indonesia, developed, studied for Indonesian consumers. For other places whether it will be launched, I can’t speak yet, but this is the first launch in Indonesia,” he said.

The name WR-V itself is actually not a new name for Honda’s SUV. Since 2017, the Honda WR-V name has been used in crossovers based on the Honda Jazz in India. However, Billy emphasized that the WR-V is different from the WR-V that was launched in India.

“It’s different. History Honda, historically it’s possible to have the same name with a different model. We know the HR-V here and in America are different. So the name is the same, but the model is different. So this WR-V was developed for Indonesia. The demand is Small SUV is why it’s a world premiere in Indonesia,” he said.

The Honda WR-V itself uses a 1.5 L i-VTEC DOHC 4 cylinder inline DBW engine, 16 valves. The engine has a maximum power of 121 PS at 6,600 rpm and a maximum torque of 145 Nm at 4,300 rpm.

Price of Honda WR-V:

  • Honda WR-V Type E CVT Rp 271.900.000
  • Honda WR-V Type RS CVT Rp 289.900.000
  • Honda WR-V Type RS CVT with Honda SENSING Rp 309.900.000

This price applies to VIN 2022. The price above is already On the Road with BBN First Car Ownership. For two tone colors, an additional IDR 2.5 million is charged.

PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) officially launched its newest small SUV called the Honda WR-V.  Come on, take a closer look at the photos.PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) officially launched its newest small SUV called the Honda WR-V. Come on, take a closer look at the photos. Photo: Kenny Gida

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