Datsun GO

` 3.2 - 4.0 Lac*
*Ex-showroom Price New Delhi
4.1 / 5based on 12 reviews
  • Economy
    20.6 kmpl
    Service cost
    3,227 /yr
  • Performance
    1198 cc
  • Comfort
    Power Steering
  • Safety
    Central Lock
    Brake Assist
  • EMI
    36 months

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March 23, 2015: Nissan is working on its budget-offering, Datsun Go , to strengthen its body shell in an attempt to make it more safe. To improve the Datsun product lineup the manufacturer will be using steel with higher tensile strength, around 520 megapascals which currently is 320 megapascals. Furthermore, to increase structural rigidity side beams will be employed. And it would be getting airbags along with anti-lock braking systems by the middle of this year. Datsun sold around a good 14,000 vehicles in 2014.


Datsun, Nissan's affordable car brand has launched its compact hatchback, Datsun GO in the Indian car market. Because of its budget friendly price range this small car is competing against the likes of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, Chevrolet Spark and Hyundai Eon. The company is selling it in four trim levels, which includes D, D1, A and T. These variants are fitted with a 1.2-litre petrol engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1198cc. The company claims that with the help of a five speed manual transmission gear box, it can deliver a healthy fuel economy as well as good acceleration. It has the ability to churn out a maximum power of 67.06bhp along with 104Nm of peak torque output. What really is interesting about this hatchback is its distinct exterior that can grab your attention in the first impression. It is fitted with a bright headlight cluster, body colored bumpers, door handles, windscreen with a couple of speed sensitive wipers, body colored OVRMs and many other such aspects. On the other hand, This compact hatchback comes with a comfortable internal cabin, which is incorporated with comfortable seats, which are covered with fabric upholstery. It dashboard has a three spoke steering wheel, a glove box and an instrument panel, which has quite a few important notifications for the convenience of its driver. In addition to these, it has door armrests, connected front seats, full molded door trims and so on. The top end variants (A and T) also get an air conditioning unit with a heater. The car manufacturer has blessed this model series with a number of safety aspects, which keeps the occupants safe. The engine immobilizer safeguards the hatchback from theft and unauthorized entry. The rear windscreen is integrated with a high mounted third brake light that adds to the safety aspect of the vehicle. It also has three point seat belts for front seats along with two point rear center seat belt that gives extra protection in case of any crash. On the whole, it is a perfect vehicle with a lot of comfort features, good engine performance and reasonable price range. This hatchback is being sold with a standard warranty of two years or unlimited Kilometers and customers can also avail an extended warranty at an additional cost.

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The car manufacturer has designed the exteriors of this compact car with utmost care and given it an attractive body structure. It has a smooth bonnet with a couple of visible character lines and a neatly carved side as well as rear profile. To begin with the frontage, the D and D1 trims are fitted with silver finished radiator grille, while other two variants get chrome treatment. The 'DATSUN' logo has been fitted in the center of this grille. It is flanked by a radiant headlight cluster that is incorporated with halogen lamps and side turn indicator. The A and T variants of this model series comes fitted with a body colored bumper, while the other two trims have a black colored bumper. It features an air dam, which helps in cooling the engine. The large windscreen is integrated with a set of speed sensitive wipers that has intermittent and drop wipe function. The rear profile of this hatchback series has an attractive design with body colored bumper and stylish tail lamp cluster. Its boot lid has an expressive design with model lettering. The windshield comes with a high mounted brake light that adds to the safety of this vehicle. Its side profile is elegantly designed with strong character lines. The door handles and ORVMs of top end trim are in body color, whereas other three variants are in black color. The external rear view mirrors of A and T variants are internally adjustable. The pronounced wheel arches of all variants are fitted with a sturdy set of steel wheels, which are covered with tubeless radial tyres. The top end variant is fitted with full wheel covers, whereas other three gets wheel caps only. Apart from these, the side profile of the high end variant of this model lineup is also fitted with sash tape on rear door finisher and center pillar as well.

Exterior Measurements:

The wheelbase of this compact hatchback measures about 2450mm that ensures ample leg space inside the cabin. Its minimum ground clearance is 170mm, which is quite decent. It has a length of 3785mm along with a total height of 1485mm and a width of 1635mm, which includes both external rear view mirrors. It also has a spacious boot compartment of 265 litres, which can be increased by folding rear seat. Its steering wheel supports a minimum turning radius of 4.6 meters.

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Datsun GO Interior

Ed's Take: The Datsun Go is the most spacious hatchback in its segment. This is based on the Micra platform and has more space than the Alto K10 and the Eon. The interior quality is good even the fit and finish is fine. It is better than most of the competitors.


The A and T variants of this model series are equipped with an efficient air conditioning unit, which cools the cabin quickly and also has an air filter. It is bestowed with quite a few utility based features like front doors with bottle holders, driver and passenger side storage tray with coin holder, a glove compartment, spinal support based front seats, molded door trims, ergonomically located parking brake and front seat back pockets (available in T variant only). The top end variant has a music system that comes with speakers and amplifier. It supports a few input options like Aux-in port and USB interface . Apart from these, this hatchback is also incorporated with headlamp leveling device, AC vents with silver finish, B and C pillar full trims (top end variant), front seats with slide and reclining function, door armrests, speaker grille in front doors and many other such features. It has a 12V power socket in center console for charging mobiles, laptops and other electronic devices.

Interior Measurements:

This model series has a decent cabin space with enough room for all passengers. Its 2450mm wheelbase ensures ample leg, shoulder and head room for all the occupants. It has a spacious boot compartment of 265 litres, which can be increased by folding rear seat.

Interior Comfort:

The internal cabin of this Datsun GO model series is quite decent and bestowed with a lot of sophisticated features for comfort of the occupants. The illumined instrument panel is integrated with a few functions for convenience of the driver. The list of features include a digital tachometer, door ajar warning, drive computer with average fuel economy and distance to empty. It also comes with a low fuel warning light, a digital tripmeter and an electronic fuel gauge and gear shift guide as well. The top end variant gets speed sensitive electric power steering system, which makes it easy to handle the vehicle even in heavy traffic conditions. While other D, D1 and A trims has a manual steering. It is incorporated with comfortable seats, which provide enough leg space for all occupants. These fabric upholstered seats are integrated with headrest. The company has given this hatchback some essential features such as remote fuel lid and tail gate opener, front power windows (only for top end trim), three spoke steering wheel, rear seat bench with folding function, internal room lamp, rear assist grips and many other features.

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Acceleration & Pick-Up

Ed's Take: The acceleration of the Datsun Go is good. It has sufficient power to pull it in the city or even on an open road.


The 1.2-litre power plant is cleverly mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box, which helps in delivering a decent acceleration and pickup. It powers the vehicle to zoom towards a top speed in the range of 150 to 160 Kmph that is quite good for hatchback segment. At the same time, it has the ability to cross the speed barrier of 100 Kmph from a standstill in about 15 to 16 seconds.

Engine and Performance

Ed's Take: The performance of the Go is good, especially for its size. It does good perform well even on the highway.


This hatchback is available in only 1.2-litre, In-line petrol engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1198cc. It is integrated with twelve valves and three cylinders using double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. With the helps of an electronic gasoline injection system, this hatchback can deliver a healthy fuel economy. This power plant can generate a maximum power of 67.06bhp at 5000rpm in combination with a peak torque output of 104Nm at 4000rpm. It is skilfully mated with a five speed manual (cable type with hydraulic clutch operation system) transmission gear box, which sends the engine power to its front wheels.


Ed's Take:  As per the ARAI cycle, the Datsun Go returns a fuel efficiency in excess of 20km/l. In the real world, we got a figure of 14km/l in city driving under normal conditions.


The 1.2-litre petrol engine is incorporated with an electronic gasoline fuel injection system, which offers a healthy fuel economy. It has the ability to generate 17 Kmpl in city traffic conditions that is rather decent for this segment. While on the bigger roads, it gives close to 20.63 Kmpl, which is certified by the ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India). The fuel tank capacity of this hatchback series is 35 litres, which is quite decent.

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Power of Datsun GO

Ed's Take: The Go comes with a 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces 64bhp of power. This power is sufficient on paper for this hatchback and even this is the largest cubic capacity for a hatchback in this segment.


This model series is equipped with a 1198cc petrol engine , which is integrated with three cylinders and twelve valves. It has the ability to generate a maximum power of 67.06bhp at 5000rpm in combination with a peak torque output of 104Nm at 4000rpm.

Datsun GO Specifications
Variants Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power AC Power Steering Central Locking
City Highway
Manual 1198cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
17.0 20.63 67.06bhp @ 5000rpm Not Available Not Available Not Available
Manual 1198cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
17.0 20.63 67.06bhp @ 5000rpm Not Available Not Available Not Available
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3 Cylinder 12 Valve
17.0 20.63 67.06bhp @ 5000rpm Standard Not Available Not Available
Manual 1198cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
17.0 20.63 67.06bhp @ 5000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Stereo & Accessories

Ed's Take: The new Go comes with mobile docking station, which is first car to get this. It has front power windows, power steering and AC as s standard features.


The high end variant in this model series is blessed with mobile docking station. It features a mobile holder, amplifier and supports USB port as well as auxiliary input options along with speakers at front. Other accessories in this vehicle include high quality fabric upholstery for seats, internal carpets, mud flaps and a few other aspects. Customers who looks to own this vehicle can opt for styling aspects like a sporty rear spoiler, stylish body decals, premium leather seat covers, side moldings and protective claddings.

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Braking & Handling

Ed's Take: The braking of the Datsun Go is good and even the handling is decent. The suspension is on the softer side for better ride quality.


This vehicle is bestowed with an efficient suspension system that enables it to deal with jerks caused on uneven roads besides maintaining its stability. The front axle is assembled with a McPherson strut along with a double pivot lower arm, whereas the rear axle is affixed with H-type torsion beam. On the other hand, the car maker has incorporated it with a reliable braking system , which is one of its key aspects. The front wheels are fitted with a set of ventilated disc brakes and the rear ones are equipped with sturdy drum brakes. This hatch is incorporated with an electric power assisted steering system that is speed sensitive and has tilt adjustment function. It results in convenient handling while supporting a minimum turning radius of 4.6 meters.

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Safety & Security

Ed's Take: The handling of the Datsun Go is decent but there aren’t many safety features on offer. It doesn’t even get ABS as an optional feature.


This stylish hatchback is loaded with some important safety aspects that ensures maximum protection to its passengers and the vehicle as well. It comes with a sturdy yet light weight design and also has an aerodynamic body structure. However, it has an engine immobilizer that prevents unauthorized access into the vehicle. There are a couple of airbags provided for driver and co-passenger that offers security in case of collision. The car maker has integrated it with powerful halogen headlamps that enhances the visibility for driver irrespective of the weather conditions. There are child safety locks made available for the rear doors, which offers additional security. There are three point seat belts available for the front and rear seats in all the trims. While the rear central seat comes with a two point seat belt. It has driver's seat belt warning lamp that is featured on the instrument panel. In addition to these, it has side and front impact beams, central door locking system and a robust body structure that can safeguard its passengers by minimizing the impact of any possible collision.


This impressive hatchback has neatly carved wheel arches that are fitted with a set of 13 inch conventional steel wheels. These rims are covered with high performance tubeless tyres of size 155/70 R13 that ensures a superior grip on the roads.

Datsun GO Pros


1. Connected front seats offer more space.
2. It has decent boot space of 296 litres.
3. The steering system is highly responsive.
4. The large wheelbase determines enough leg room inside.
5. Its proficient suspension system keeps the vehicle well balanced.


Datsun GO Cons


1. Absence of ABS and Airbags even in top end variants is a big minus.
2. Rear seats are less comfortable.
3. A few more aspects can be added.
4. External appearance can be improved.

Datsun GO Price
Variants New Delhi Bangalore Mumbai Chennai Pune Hyderabad Kolkata
3,23,542 3,29,294 3,23,542 3,23,288 3,23,543 3,29,294 3,32,488   Get On Road Price  
3,26,137 3,31,936 3,26,138 3,25,878 3,26,138 3,31,936 3,35,155   Get On Road Price  
3,59,043 3,65,426 3,59,043 3,58,732 3,59,043 3,65,426 3,68,970   Get On Road Price  
4,04,912 4,12,111 4,04,912 4,04,530 4,04,913 4,12,111 4,16,108   Get On Road Price  
India is one of the fastest growing car markets and majority are first-time buyers. This is one reason why entry-level hatchbacks are selling the most. However, in the A+ segment there aren’t many players except for Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai. One needs to have complete localisation to reach this segment and this is what Datsun also targets. Producing localised products designed and catering to the local market and even making them affordable. The GO is the first Datsun to be launched in India and it competes in the A+ segment. We get our hands on this hatchback and find out how good it is.... [read more]
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  • Excellent car in this segment
    By mani| | 1901 Views
    Look and Style: Front looks awesome and back looks pretty good too Comfort: The ride comfort is good. Pickup: Super pick up you won't feel like driving a small car. Mileage: I am getting 21.3kmpl of mileage including highways(90%) and with in the city(10%). Best Features: mileage is too good with decent looks and comfort. Needs to improve: Door noise and more plastic Overall Experience: its a very very good car, you gonna love it.... Read Full Review
  • Datsun Go - A superb car in best price
    By devarajan| | 3362 Views
    Look and Style: Very good looking and style feels like a big car. Comfort: Excellent boot space feels very comfortable with family Pickup: Superb pickup you feel like driving a Swift Mileage: 17- 20kmpl is a mixed mileage Best Features: Steering gives feel very very light and smooth, international look and very powerful engine and excellent comfort. Needs to improve: Doors are noisy, Interior features are moderate Overall Experience: I have done ... Read Full Review
  • I bought this car 6 months back. It's a nice car. On highways its giving 22kmpl
    By Kulbhushan | | 4050 Views
    Look and Style: Look is great. Front look is awesome and very different from other competitors. Comfort: Its good in comfort but there is lot of improvement required. But then compared with price its not bad. Pickup: Nice pickup & good control. Mileage: Awesome on highways it is giving 22kmpl & on city 18.5 kmpl. I was amazed to find it out as its more than they have mentioned. Best Features: Mileage, power & bootspace. Needs to impro... Read Full Review
  • Datsun Go
    By Om| | 30842 Views
    I recently bought Datsun Go and the I have a mixed experience of owning this car. This is a 5 seater hatch, which is available at a very competitive price in the market and right now comes only in a petrol version. It is available in four variants and the features vary variant to variant, however, even the base model looks decent in terms of design.   Datsun Go has a 1.2L, 12 valve petrol engine with 1198cc displacement, which generates a power o... Read Full Review
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  • Nissan tinkering with Datsun Go to make it safer
    Posted On | | 531 Views

    With all the failed crashtest's making headlines in 2014, Datsun Go's was a prominent one besides Maruti Swift and others. It was found that employing airbags won't make much difference to its safety aspect as Go's weak body shell was the real problem. Well, this is about to change as Nissan is working on its budget-offering, Datsun Go, to strengthen its body shell.

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  • Datsun GO Offered with Benefits upto Rs 30,000
    Posted On | | 2108 Views

    Datsun, the wholly owned subsidiary of Nissan is offering benefits upto Rs 30,000 on its entry level Go hatch. To lure more buyers, the automaker is also offering free gift on every test drive. Launched in the month of March, the car is best suited for the first time buyers. Based on the brand’s motto of Dream Access and Trust, the car delivers a fuel efficiency of 20.63kmpl. The company is also giving special offers to doctors, farmers, corporate, govt employees and bankers.

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  • Withdraw Datsun GO from Indian Market - Global NCAP
    Posted On | | 2602 Views

    As we reported earlier, Datsun GO and Swift failed in the Global NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) frontal crash test and received zero ratings. Now, Global NCAP has asked Nissan to withdraw the GO from the Indian car market. According to NCAP, Datsun GO’s body shell is weak and lacks structural integrity; therefore even if company adds airbags and ABS, it would do nothing for survival of occupants.

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  • Tell me about Datsun GO interiors?


    The interior of Datsun Go is pretty smooth in finishing wise. The three-spoke steering wheel is comfortable to move around. The car has features like power steering, power windows, more

  • How is the performance of Datsun GO?

    The performance of Datsun Go is quite impressive. It is packed with a 1.2 litre petrol motor that has enough grunt to make this hatchback peppy in day to day traffic. Its 3-pot motor generates max more

  • What is the acceleration of Datsun GO?

    Datsun Go gets a 1.2 litre 3 cylinder mill, that is the biggest capacity motor in its segment. It gets good pickup and acceleration and hits 100 in a little over 13 seconds. Its driviability in more

  • What are the variants of Datsun GO?

    There are four variants of Datsun Go that are mentioned below

    Datsun Go D

    Datsun Go D1

    Datsun Go A

    Datsun Go T

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