Facts about the new Datsun Go
The Datsun Go has created quite a stir in the Indian market, particularly with its competitive and cheap pricing and relatively decent features and handling. The car has been a masterstroke from Datsun in a price sensitive market like India. In case you’re planning to go for one of these beauties
The Datsun Go is hugely spacious
The Datsun Go offers best-in-class interior space which is a fabulous aspect of this hatchback indeed. This aspect also becomes vital when you consider that the car will be competing against the Maruti Suzuki Alto, India’s largest selling car. For a similar price as the Alto, you will be able to enjoy much better elbow and shoulder room at the front. Additionally, you will also enjoy best-in-class shoulder and knee room at the rear. Additionally, the boot space offered by the Go is way better than even some premium and luxurious hatchbacks.
The Datsun Go offers decent features
The Datsun Go might be an affordably priced entry level car but does not fall short on features. The top end model will come with a stereo, power windows at the front, a mobile docking station (which is a really handy feature), air conditioning and power steering. You can also choose to accessorize the Go with kit from your dealership. These accessories include outside decals, alloy wheels, mood lighting, Go badging for the driver’s side door and even a glowing badge among others. Personalization options are not offered by the competition including the Maruti Suzuki Alto.
On Road Price for Datuns Go in Delhi
The Datsun Go offers a 1198 cc three cylinder petrol engine which churns out a little below 70 PS of maximum power output. This is the same engine that is used in the hugely popular Nissan Micra and has been tuned to offer much better fuel efficiency. Additionally, the car also gets a 5 speed manual transmission unit.The car comes with a decent engine. It offers fantastic fuel economy. The Datsun Go is a highly fuel efficient car and ARAI certified mileage figures stand at an amazing 20.6 kilometres per litre for an engine that is bigger than many used by the competition. Fuel economy is something you will never have to worry about with the Datsun Go.
The car offers proven reliability and low maintenance costs
The Datsun Go scores high when it comes to overall reliability and build quality. The compact car shares several components with Nissan. The suspension, engine, brakes and steering are shared with Nissan. The Go has mechanicals which are time tested and proven for quality performance. The Go is also offered with a two year and unlimited kilometres warranty for greater peace of mind.
Coming to running and maintenance costs, these should be quite similar and as cheap as the Maruti Suzuki Alto which also offers similar fuel economy. Datsun has claimed that all service and repair costs have been tailored to suit the needs of first time car buyers which is their major target market. Going by this statement, running and maintenance costs should be as cheap as the Alto if not less.