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    2020 Honda WR-V Facelift vs Mahindra XUV300 - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 05 Jul 2020

    Which B2-segment SUV is better: Honda WR-V or Mahindra XUV300? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    2020 Honda WR-V Facelift vs Mahindra XUV300

    WR-V 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    WR-V VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Honda WR-V

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SV

    ₹8.50

    W4

    ₹8.30

    VX

    ₹9.70

    W6

    ₹9.15

       

    W8

    ₹10.60

       

    W8(O)

    ₹11.84


    Honda WR-V
    prices start from Rs. 8.50 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.70 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Mahindra XUV300 turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.30 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.84 lakh. The starting price of the two cars is very close but the top variant of the XUV300 is much more expensive at Rs. 11.84 lakh (ex-showroom).

    WR-V VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Honda WR-V

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SV

    ₹9.80

    W4

    ₹8.69

    VX

    ₹10.99

    W6

    ₹9.50

       

    W8

    ₹10.95

       

    W8(O)

    ₹12.14


    Honda WR-V prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.99 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. On the other hand, Mahindra XUV300 diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.69 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.14 lakh. Mahindra XUV300 has a lower starting price for the diesel manual engine combination but the top variant of the XUV300 is over a lakh rupees costlier.

    WR-V 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Honda WR-V is 3999mm long, 1734mm wide and 1601mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2555mm. The Honda WR-V has a boot space of 363 litres. The Mahindra XUV300 measures 3995mm in length, 1821mm in width and 1627mm in height. The wheelbase of Mahindra XUV300 is 2600mm and it has a boot space of 257 litres.

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

    WR-V VS XUV300 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Honda WR-V

    Difference

    Mahindra XUV300

    Length (mm)

    3999

    4

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1734

    87

    1821

    Height (mm)

    1601

    26

    1627

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2555

    45

    2600

    Boot Space (litre)

    363

    106

    257

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    188

    8

    180

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    40

    2

    42


    Dimension Review

    • WR-V is longer than XUV300 by 4mm.
    • XUV300 is wider than WR-V by 87mm.
    • XUV300 is taller than WR-V by 26mm.
    • XUV300 has a longer wheelbase than WR-V; by 45mm.
    • WR-V has 106 litres more boot space than XUV300.
    • WR-V has 8mm more ground clearance than XUV300.

    In terms of dimensions, XUV300 is a larger car compared to WR-V. So, it’ll have better road presence.

    WR-V 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One Has Better Performance?

    WR-V VS XUV300 | ENGINE & POWERTRAIN OPTIONS

    Honda WR-V

    Mahindra XUV300

    1.2 Petrol Manual

    1.2L Turbo Petrol Manual

    1.5 Diesel Manual

    1.5L Diesel Manual

     

    1.5L Diesel Automatic


    The detailed comparison of Venue and XUV300 powertrains is as follows:

    WR-V VS XUV300 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Honda WR-V

    Mahindra XUV300

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.2

    1.2L

    Cylinder

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    110PS @ 5000rpm

    Peak Torque

    110Nm @ 4800rpm

    200Nm @ 2000-3500rpm

    Transmission

    5-speed

    6-speed

    Claimed FE

    16.5kmpl

    17.5kmpl

    WR-V 1.2 Petrol Manual Vs XUV300 1.2L Turbo Petrol Manual

    Honda WR-V gets a 1.2 petrol engine that makes 90PS of maximum power and 110Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 16.5kmpl.

    Mahindra XUV300 gets a 1.2L turbo petrol engine that makes 110PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a fuel-efficiency of 17.5kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

    • XUV300 has a more powerful engine than WR-V.
    • XUV300's engine produces almost double the torque compare to WR-V’s normal petrol engine and that too at far lower, city-friendly RPMs.
    • XUV300 turbo petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the WR-V manual.

    XUV300's engine offers a lot more torque than the WR-V and at very low RPMs, so will have better driveability compared to WR-V. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs, then XUV300 will be better since its engine is a bit more fuel-efficient.

    Also Read - 2020 Honda WR-V vs Tata Nexon - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    WR-V VS XUV300 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Honda WR-V

    Mahindra XUV300

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    100PS @ 3600rpm

    117PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    200Nm @ 1750rpm

    300Nm @ 1500-2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual Claimed FE

    23.7kmpl

    20.10kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    -

    6-Speed AMT

    Automatic Claimed FE

    -

    19.7kmpl


    WR-V 1.5 Diesel Vs XUV300 1.5L Diesel

    Honda WR-V gets a 1.5 diesel engine that makes 100PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 23.7kmpl.

    Mahindra XUV300 gets a 1.5L diesel engine that makes 117PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT automatic transmission. The MT version has an official fuel efficiency figure of 20.10kmpl while the AMT option claims to deliver 19.7kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • XUV300 has a more powerful engine than WR-V.
    • XUV300's engine produces 50% more torque than WR-V's.
    • WR-V diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than XUV300 manual.

    XUV300's engine offers significantly more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to WR-V's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then WR-V will be better since its engine is much more fuel-efficient.

    WR-V 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    WR-V VS XUV300 | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Honda WR-V

    Mahindra XUV300

    LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL

    Halogen Projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Electric Sunroof

    Electric sunroof

    R16 Alloy Wheels

    R17 alloy wheels

    7-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Navigation, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    7-inch touchscreen w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto

    Auto AC w/ Touchscreen Control Panel

    7 Airbags including a knee airbag

    Cruise Control

    Cruise control

     

    Front parking sensors

     

    All disc brakes


    Top 5 features of WR-V are LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL, Cruise Control, Electric Sunroof, R16 Alloy Wheels, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Navigation, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and Auto AC w/ Touchscreen Control Panel. Top 5 features of XUV300 are halogen Projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs, electric sunroof, Cruise Control, R17 alloy wheels, front parking sensors, all disc brakes, 7-inch touchscreen w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto and 7 Airbags.

    Is Honda WR-V Better Than Mahindra XUV300?

    Price of the base variant of Honda WR-V is Rs. 8.50 lakh and Mahindra XUV300 is Rs. 8.30 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Mahindra XUV300 is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In the case of the diesel engine, the price of the base variant of Honda WR-V is Rs. 9.80 lakh and Mahindra XUV300 is Rs. 8.69 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Mahindra XUV300 is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, XUV300 is larger compared to WR-V. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then XUV300 is a better car than WR-V.

    For petrol manual powertrain, XUV300's engine offers way more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to WR-V's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then XUV300 will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    For diesel manual powertrain, XUV300's engine offers a lot more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to WR-V's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then WR-V will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Jagdev heads content for V3Cars. Apart from driving cars, he likes to keep an eye on the industry trends. He thinks he knows why Maruti Suzuki sells the most number of cars in India.

     

    Twitter handle : @jagdevkalsi



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