Datsun on-Do sedan in 3 variants, launch price Rub 329000

Datsun on-Do sedan for Russia styled in Japan and engineered specifically for Russia was launched earlier this week. Datsun on-Do production at AvtoVAZ Tolyatti plant adds to the production line-up with Lada Granta also coming out of here. Datsun’s Russian sedan reaches dealerships in the second half of July at a price of 329 000 rubles (loosely equates to Rs 5.75 lakhs).

Datsun on-DO RussiaDatsun on-Do four-door, five-seat family sedan¬†is exclusively for Russia and isn’t on its way to India anytime soon. Datsun has gone the hatchback way here having launched¬†Go here, and¬†Go+ compact MPV planned for later in 2014. Datsun on-Do is available in¬†¬†Access, Dream and Trust trims at a starting price of ¬†329 000 rubles.

5 speed manual transmission Datsun on-Do gets power from a 1.6 liter petrol tweaked for 2 power outputs, 82 hp and 87 hp. At 4.3 meters long, 1.7 meters wide and 1.5 meters tall, on-Do luggage compartment is 530 litres. The passenger compartment can be adjusted as required thanks to folding rear seats.  Ride comfort is enhanced with suspension adapted for Russian road conditions.

Datsun on-DO is ground clearance stands at 174 mm at full load, akin to that of crossovers. Features on board will include tilt adjustable electric power steering, heated front seats, driver airbag, spare wheel, ABS and EBD along with Brake Assist (BAS), alongwith an attachment system for child seats Isofix. In the meantime, mi-DO hatchback planned for Russia is being tested. Datsun Russia debuted its on-Do back in April. Russia is the 1st market in the region where all its three brands of Nissan Motor Corporation are sold, Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun.