Honda takes two cars off the line in Brazil at once; see which

THE Honda announced the end of production of two cars in Brazil: the WR-V subcompact SUV and the HR-V compact SUV. According to the automaker, the sale of the models, which will have their current prices maintained, will continue as long as stocks are available.

Honda’s explanation for the withdrawal of the two models is the repositioning of the brand in Brazil, which began with the launch of the new generation of Honda City, which now has, in addition to the sedan version, a hatch variant. In fact, it was this same strategy that caused the “death” of Fit, a success in the national market for years.

With values ​​compatible with SUVs, it is clear that the City will fill the gap left by these vehicles, especially in the case of the HR-V, which will gain a new generation in Brazil in 2022, bigger and positioned to fight with SUVs like Jeep Compass, Toyota Corolla Cross and Volkswagen Taos.

Want to stay on top of the best tech news of the day? Access and subscribe to our new youtube channel, Canaltech News. Every day a summary of the main news from the tech world for you!

The WR-V was nothing more than an “adventurous” Fit, but it didn’t make the same success as its branded brother (Image: Disclosure / Honda)

It is worth remembering that this reformulation in Honda’s car line began in 2021, with the “retirement” of the national Honda Civic, which will now be imported from the United States and also launched in 2022.

As for a possible replacement for the WR-V, Honda does not confirm, but there is an expectation for the launch of a new compact SUV that can fight with other models on the market, such as Volkswagen T-Cross and Jeep Renegade.

Source: UOL Cars

Did you like this article?

Enter your email address on Canaltech to receive daily updates with the latest news from the world of technology.

About Yadunandan Singh

Born in 1992, Yadunandan approaches the world of video games thanks to two sacred monsters like Diablo and above all Sonic, strictly in the Sega Saturn version. Ranging between consoles and PCs, he is particularly fond of platform titles and RPGs, not disdaining all other genres and moving in the constant search for the perfect balance between narration and interactivity.

Check Also

Amazon to close bookstores and other physical stores | Technology

Amazon said on Wednesday it plans to close all 68 brick-and-mortar bookstores, kiosks and toy …