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.
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.
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-Go||Renault Kwid||Maruti Alto 800||Hyundai Eon 0.8L|
|Length||3429 mm||3679 mm||3430 mm||3495 mm|
|Width||1560 mm||1579 mm||1490 mm||1550 mm|
|Height||1541 mm||1478 mm||1475 mm||1500 mm|
|Wheelbase||2348 mm||2422 mm||2360 mm||2380 mm|
|Ground Clearance||185 mm||180 mm||160 mm||170 mm|
|Boot Space (L)||222||300||187||220|
|Turning Radius||4.73 m||NA||4.6 m||NA|
|Fuel Tank (L)||28||28||35||32|
|Engine||3-cy (P)||3-cy (P)||3-cy (P)||3-cy (P)|
|Displacement||799 cc||799 cc||796 cc||814 cc|
|Power||54 PS @ 5678 rpm||54 PS @ 5678 rpm||48 PS @ 6,000 rpm||56 PS @ 5,500 rpm|
|Torque||72 Nm @ 4386 rpm||72 Nm @ 4386 rpm||69 Nm @ 3500 rpm||74.5 Nm @ 4,000 rpm|
|Mileage in kmpl||25.17||25.17||24.7||21.1|
|Weight in Kg||640 (approx)||660 (approx)||695||760|
|Price in Lakh||2.5 – 3.5 (est)||2.62 – 3.67||2.49 – 3.34||3.24 – 4.42|