Datsun redi-GO

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Datsun redi-GO

INTRODUCTION

Datsun Redi-GO 2016 launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 2.38 lakh, making it a part of the entry-level hatchback segment and one of the most affordable cars in India. There are total five Datsun Redi-GO variants and the Datsun Redi-GO price in India tops at Rs. 3.34 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom, New Delhi.) Under the hood, the ‘urban crossover’ has only one option, which is an 800 cc engine that uses the iSAT technology.

The platform of the new Datsun Redi-GO is same as the Kwid but the latter is slightly longer. The Redi-GO has a length of 3,429 mm, width of 1,560 mm and a height of 1,541 mm. The ground clearance of the small hatch is the best in class at 185 mm. The car is in direct competition with Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Hyundai Eon, Renault Kwid, etc. Therefore, it isn’t going to be easy, but will Datsun Redi-GO make it? Time will tell…

 

 

EXTERIOR

EXTERIOR

Datsun Redi-GO features the Yukan design philosophy and has quite bold exteriors, ranging from the futuristically-designed headlamps to the horizontal grille that uses D-shaped contours and rear tail lamp cluster that are in a three-dimensional
form.Datsun Redi-GO colors include Lime, Ruby, White, Silver and Grey.

The “tall boy” design gives the car a bigger look and the driver a better clearance. The character lines are sharp and give the curves a strong outlook.

INTERIOR

INTERIOR

Datsun Redi-GO interiors are quite neat and clean. On the inside, you get decent space but the rear seats can feel cramped. The dashboard is very simple, in a good way, and cluster free. You get a sporty feel once you step inside the crossover and the silver accents in the cabin further add to the looks of the interiors.The air-conditioning in the car is pretty likeable and can help you stay cool throughout your drive.

The car gets low fatigue seats that are designed in a way that they give you an excellent support while driving, thereby ensuring comfort even during long drives.

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

Datsun Redi-GO specifications include a DOHC 12 valve 800 cc engine that can deliver 54 PS at 5678 rpm. The car comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The engine uses the iSAT technology, i.e., the Intelligent Spark Automated Technology.

Datsun Redi-GO mileage is claimed to be 25.17 kmpl. However, how the car actually performs is something that we will have to watch out for. The competing Alto 800 delivers around 18 kmpl in the city and 20 kmpl on highway, whereas Renault Kwid offers 25 kmpl. The claimed mileage of the new Datsun Redi-GO is quite impressive but what it offers in day-to-day driving is what will ultimately matter.

It will be interesting to see how the car performs in the actual scenario because it stands in competition with India’s much loved Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid, which is rising in popularity at a great speed. With H-shaped torsion beam with double pivot arm suspension system, the car drives with a good balance.

 

BRAKING AND SAFETY

BRAKING AND SAFETY

The top-end variant of New Datsun Redi-GO features driver side airbags as well, which makes for a very good offer in this segment. Along with this, the car gets disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear to give the driver a confident drive.

CONCLUSION

CONCLUSION

We think that 2016 Datsun Redi-GO has the potential to challenge the competitors but the maintenance costs can pose a challenge. The car looks smart and different with its “tall boy” design, and is comfortable on the inside in the front seats. Let’s keep an eye on how far this takes the Datsun Redi-GO.

Redi-GO Summary

Avg Ex Showroom Price ₹ 2.89 Lakh
Mileage: 22 kmpl
Engine 999 cc
Seating Capacity 05
Top Speed 140 km/h
0-100 Speed Time 13.9 s

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Specifications of Datsun redi-GO

Engine & Transmission
Engine 999cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
Engine Type 1.0 L Smart Drive Auto
Fuel Type Petrol
Max Power ([email protected]) 67 bhp @ 5550 rpm
Max Torque ([email protected]) 91 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Mileage (ARAI) 22 kmpl
Driving Range 616 Km
Drivetrain FWD
Transmission AMT - 5 Gears
Emission Standard BS 6
Dimensions & Weight
Length 3435 mm
Width 1574 mm
Height 1546 mm
Wheelbase 2348 mm
Ground Clearance 187 mm
Capacity
Doors 5 Doors
Seating Capacity 5 Person
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Bootspace 222 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 28 litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front Suspension Double Pivot Arm
Rear Suspension H-Type Torsion Beam
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
Minimum Turning Radius 4.7 metres
Steering Type Power assisted (Electric)
Wheels Steel Rims
Spare Wheel Steel
Front Tyres 165 / 70 R14
Rear Tyres 165 / 70 R14

Features of Datsun redi-GO

Safety

Airbags 2 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger)
Seat Belt Warning Yes

Braking & Traction

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) Yes

Locks & Security

Engine immobilizer Yes
Central Locking Keyless
Child Safety Lock Yes

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes (Manual)
Front AC Single Zones, Common Fan Speed Control
Heater Yes
Anti-glare Mirrors Manual – Internal Only
Parking Assist Reverse Camera with Guidance
Parking Sensors Rear
12V Power Outlets Yes

Seats & Upholstery

Driver Seat Adjustment 4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)
Front Passenger Seat Adjustment 4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)
Seat Upholstery Fabric
Rear Passenger Seats Type Bench
Interiors Dual Tone
Interior Colours Silver and Black
Folding Rear Seat Partial
Head-rests Front & Rear

Storage

Cup Holders Front only

Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Front Only
Adjustable ORVM Internally Adjustable
Exterior Door Handles Body Coloured
Interior Door Handles Silver
Door Pockets Front 
Boot-lid Opener Internal with Key
Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs) Body Coloured

Exterior

Body-Coloured Bumpers Yes
Roof Mounted Antenna Yes

Lighting

Daytime Running Lights LED
Fog Lights LED
Headlights Halogen
Tail Lights LED
Cabin Lamps Front
Headlight Height Adjuster Yes

Instrumentation

Instrument Cluster Analogue 
Trip Meter Electronic 1 Trips
Average Fuel Consumption Yes
Distance to Empty Yes
Clock Digital
Low Fuel Level Warning Yes
Instantaneous Consumption Yes

Entertainment, Information & Communication

Smart Connectivity Android Auto, Apple Car Play
Integrated (in-dash) Music System Yes
Display Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System Yes
Speakers 2
USB Compatibility Yes
Aux Compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Compatibility Phone 
AM/FM Radio Yes
iPod Compatibility Yes
Voice Command Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Warranty (Years) 5
Warranty (Kilometres) Unlimited

Pros & Cons of Datsun redi-GO

Pros of Datsun redi-GO

Stand Out Features

  • Attractive styling
  • High ground clearance
  • Well priced

Cons of Datsun redi-GO

Need Improvement

  • Unrefined engines
  • Pronounced body-roll
  • Narrow cabin

FAQ About Datsun redi-GO

What is the price of redi-GO?

The on-road price of redi-GO in Delhi starts at ‎₹ 3.19 Lakh and goes upto ‎₹ 5.3 Lakh.The on road price is made up of ex-showroom price, RTO registration, road tax and insurance amount.

Which car is better between redi-GO and Kwid?

redi-GO price start at ₹ 2.83 Lakh ex-showroom and It comes with 799 cc engine. Whereas Kwid price start at ₹ 5.18 Lakh ex-showroom and It comes with 799 cc engine.

What are the offers available on Datsun redi-GO for August?

There are 3 Datsun redi-GO offers in Delhi for the month of August.

What is the mileage of Datsun redi-GO?

As per ARAI, Datsun redi-GO mileage is 20.71 – 22 kmpl.  Real mileage of the vehicle varies depending upon the driving habits. City and highway mileage figures also vary depending upon the road conditions.

What is price of redi-GO top model?

Top model of redi-GO is T(O) 1.0 AMT and the ex-showroom for redi-GO T(O) 1.0 AMT is ₹ 4.77 Lakh.

Things to keep in mind before Buying Datsun redi-GO

 

When buying a new car in general one must look for things like body panels that are out of line, or load bearing beams that seem to have been damaged. The next thing to check whether the paint is original or it has been repainted, a quick check under concealed plastic panels is a great way to check for unmatched paint. Another thing to check for is underbody rust in humid or sea adjacent areas.

A good way to check if the car has been rear-ended is by checking the boot. Flip open the spare wheel cover and remove the wheel completely. If the car was repaired after an accident the floor will have visible signs as the surface wouldn’t be smooth as it would in an undamaged car.

In the end, always remember to check for complete documentation including service records. Also, do check with the insurance company for any past claims, which will make you aware of the accidents the car has been involved in. Last but not the least, get the car checked from a trusted workshop before closing the deal.

Datsun redi-GO Price List

Variants Ex-Showroom price
redi-GO D

799 cc, Petrol, Manual, 20.71 kmpl
₹ 2.83 Lakh
redi-GO A

799 cc, Petrol, Manual, 20.71 kmpl
₹ 3.58 Lakh
redi-GO T

799 cc, Petrol, Manual, 20.71 kmpl
₹ 3.80 Lakh
redi-GO T(O)

799 cc, Petrol, Manual, 20.71 kmpl
₹ 4.16 Lakh
redi-GO T(O) 1.0

999 cc, Petrol, Manual, 21.7 kmpl
₹ 4.44 Lakh
redi-GO T(O) 1.0 AMT

999 cc, Petrol, AMT, 22 kmpl
₹ 4.77 Lakh

Datsun redi-GO Expert Reviews

Awesome driving experience
for Datsun redi-GO 

Ideal for both highway and city, awesome driving experience, definitely worth buying at this price, brand new car with the price of a second-hand car. Best in this price range. Go for it!


Best Car for Middle Class people
for Datsun redi-GO 

If you plan for a car with a low cost or looking for a second-hand car please go for it. Should try test drive and mileage also good on comparing with alto or redigo you go for redigo…


Good car the best car for 4 lacks budject
for Datsun redi-GO 

I am driving for all cars Audi, BMW, Tata, Maruthi.My new redigo car after 1year complete. I am driven 15.000 kilometres. Worth for the car for Datsun redigo it’s true words. No alto. No i10. No kwid (styles ok). 4.5 lacks segment eyes closed take then first choice redigo only friend.


This car is very beautiful and wonderful now my suggestion this car buying now it is driving experiences very well
for Datsun redi-GO 

This car prices is very well . Now my suggestion is the new car dealer this car is B buying now. Driving distance is very well and very good and like it. Is looking beautiful. Its servicing is very low price. Its pros and cons is very well it was a nice car for new to buying.


Good budget car!
for Datsun redi-GO 

Overall good experience, marketing need to be improved! Highway mileage is 20, city mileage 13. Ground clearance is very good. 80 to 90kmph is the best speed. Beyond this vehicle vibrate. For city this is the best car.


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Datsun redi-GO Mileage

20.71
CITY KM/L
22
HWY KM/L

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    Popular used car Datsun redi-GO

    Ex-Showroom ₹2,89,000
    The new Datsun Redigo, with its extensively reworked fascia, takes the styling game a notch above what the segment has to offer.
    Body Hatchback
    Kilometers Driven 20.71 kmpl
    Fuel type Petrol
    Engine 799 cc
    Transmission Manual
    Drive Front wheel Drive
    Exterior Color Bronze Grey, Crystal Silver, Opal White, Ruby Red, Sandstone Brown, Vivid Blue
    Interior Color Beige, Black, Multi-pattern
    20.71
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    22
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