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Datsun redi-GO set for launch in India on June 7

Datsun Redi-Go Review

Datsun redi-GO will share the platform, engine and gearbox with Renault Kwid.

New Datsun redi-GO global debut took place in April this year. On the same day it was announced by Nissan India that the car will be launched by first week of June. The company has now announced launch date as 7th June.

Set to be priced in the range of INR 2.5 lakhs and 3.5 lakhs, this compact hatchback will take on the likes of Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon, Tata Nano and Renault Kwid.

Datsun Redi-Go Review

Based on Renault-Nissan Alliance CMF-A platform, on which the Kwid is also built, Datsun redi-Go boasts of best in class ground clearance at 185mm and overall length of 3,679mm.

It is powered by a 3 cylinder, 0.8 liter petrol engine offering 54 hp power at 5,678 rpm and 72 Nm torque at 4,388 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in 15.98 seconds while fuel efficiency according to ARAI rating stands at 25.17 kmpl.

Aimed at first time car buyers in the age group of 25-30 yrs, Datsun redi-GO features modern design. It features hexagonal honeycomb grille in the front, swept back headlights and integrated LED daytime running lights in place of fog lights.

Datsun Redi-Go Review

Interiors boast of front power windows, power steering and a music system with radio, CD, USB and AUX inputs besides driver’s airbag as an option. Interiors are swathed in grey seen on seats, door pads, dashboard and gear level while storage spaces include a large compartment and glove box for vehicle documents.

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Boot space stands at 222 liters which is smaller than that seen on the Kwid at 300 liters but is sufficient for storage of two average bags. Knee and head room at the passenger compartment is just sufficient for upto two persons but comfortable with lumbar and thigh support.

Datsun Redi-Go vs Rivals

 Datsun redi-GoRenault KwidMaruti Alto 800Hyundai Eon 0.8L
Length3429 mm3679 mm3430 mm3495 mm
Width1560 mm1579 mm1490 mm1550 mm
Height1541 mm1478 mm1475 mm1500 mm
Wheelbase2348 mm2422 mm2360 mm2380 mm
Ground Clearance185 mm180 mm160 mm170 mm
Boot Space (L)222300187220
Turning Radius4.73 mNA4.6 mNA
Fuel Tank (L)28283532
Engine3-cy (P)3-cy (P)3-cy (P)3-cy (P)
Displacement799 cc799 cc796 cc814 cc
Power54 PS @ 5678 rpm54 PS @ 5678 rpm48 PS @ 6,000 rpm56 PS @ 5,500 rpm
Torque72 Nm @ 4386 rpm72 Nm @ 4386 rpm69 Nm @ 3500 rpm74.5 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Mileage in kmpl25.1725.1724.721.1
Weight in Kg640 (approx)660 (approx)695760
Price in Lakh2.5 – 3.5 (est)2.62 – 3.672.49 – 3.343.24 – 4.42

Datsun Redi-Go Photos


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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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