Aug 4, 2016: The first budget hatchback from Nissan under the Datsun umbrella, the GO takes on other entry-level hatchbacks such as Maruti Alto K10 and Renault Kwid. The GO was followed by an entry-level MPV called the Go+ though neither have managed to set the sales charts on fire; thus both cars have seen limited edition 'Style' variants being launched recently. Later, Datsun launched the Go NXT limited edition which came with extra accessories worth Rs 20,000 but at a nominal price increase over the Go (T) at Rs 5,000. As per latest reports, Datsun is considering introducing the 1-litre engine of the upcoming Renault Kwid in the GO in place of the 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder engine that it uses currently.
Today i am going to review hatchback launched by Datsun to mark brand's re-entry after so many years i.e."DATSUN GO" launched in March 2014.I bought my brand new datsun go in July,2014.I was earlier in dilemma about my car purchase since my budget was low & cars offered in my budget were lacking in terms of space,power ,engine capacity etc.After researching i came across datsun's latest entrant 'GO HATCHBACK'.Being an engineer i reviewed the specifications of the car read more 0
Look and Style
I will give 9 out of 10 for look and style. They have maintained a "Premium" look for a small budget car.
Seating is good. A lot of leg space for front and back seat. Head area is not height adjustable. But still it doesn't feel bad. They provided it with good boot space too.
1200cc engine, its really amazing. Definately, good pickup.
I only just bought it. But as from my friend it is between 17-18km/l in Cities with A/C. Ony Petrol variant is av read more 58
Exterior Very Attractive Exterior in 4 Lakh Segments.Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) this is just a car where you need is a good space, Driving comfort and interior made from good quality plastic, unlike other competitors are quite smelly while entering in to a car.I like docking station concept because now a day's everybody is prefer to use SD Card / Memory Card / USB Stick / Mobile Memory unlike CD / DVD. Your mobile will become GPS Navigation / FM Station / Music Player etc... Wh read more 15
Nissan as a brand is known world-wide for making cheap and cheerful small cars. However, in India; which happens to be amongst the world’s largest small car markets, the Japanese brand hasn’t quite gained as much traction as they were hoping to. To fix this and further their reach, they decided to move lower down the price chain. They brought back the iconic century old brand Datsun from retirement as a budget brand for developing countries such as India. India was the first country to get the taste of the new Datsun car, the Go. The hatch is based on the same platform as the Nissan Micra but built to a cost. There are many expectations as to whether the Datsun will turn the tide for Nissan and will the Go dethrone the Alto?
Things We Like in GO
Mature ride quality, doesn’t get upset by the bumps and potholes easily.
Segment leading power and performance. The 1.2 litre motor is super peppy!
Generous dimensions. Liberates a lot of space on the interior.
Things We Don't Like in GO
Noise insulation is non-existent. You will hear the tyres, the engine and everything that is around the car on the move.
Interiors look boring, outdated and not to mention cheap!
Obvious cost-cutting shines through non-retractable rear seat belts, glove box lid etc.
Stand Out Features
Segment-best boot space.
First-in-segment features like follow-me headlamps.
As a car, the Datsun Go offers great design, amazing space, big engine and good driveability. If you need nothing more, the Go deserves a spot on your driveway.
"But as a package, it lacks features (some most basic ones) and the competition offers much more."
But as a package, it lacks features (some most basic ones) and the competition offers much more. You need to offer more especially when you want customers to opt for a completely new brand.
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.
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Datsun is mulling to introduce the 1.0-litre engine of the upcoming Kwid in its GO hatch. Currently, a 1.2-litre 3-cylinder engine is deployed in the GO, producing 69PS of power and 104Nm of peak torque. Read Full News