ET Auto reports that the Datsun red GO, the most sensible model in the Nissan-Datsun portfolio, is slated to get a mid-cycle facelift one year from now. Other than a changed styling, the restored interpretation should get security overhauling updates to enable the segment level model to agree to new Indian achievement measures.

With the dispatch of the facelift, each and every trim piece of the Datsun ride-GO will get a driver side airbag, ABS with EBD, Seatbelt Reminder (SBR) for front pioneers, speed incited alert, speed-perceiving passage stun, crash-seeing gateway open, and backstopping sensors. Additionally, the alliance should take off helper climbs to accomplish consistency with difficulty tests.

The central focuses will remain ordinarily unaltered, set something aside for the introduction of the BSVI-fulfilling motors. The Datsun ride-GO has been open with two three-chamber usually suctioned oil engine choices – 0.8-liter and 1.0-liter. The past yields a most sensational intensity of 54 PS at 5,678 rpm close to a pinnacle torque of 72 Nm at 4,386 mm. The more vital motor passes on a most exceptional force of 68 PS at 5,500 rpm and a summit torque of 91 Nm at 4,250 rpm. Both the engines come mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. In like way, the 1.0-liter grouping is unguarded with an optional 5-speed AMT.

The Datsun red-GO made its course of action to show up at the Auto Expo 2014 and went at a game plan in June 2016. The 1.0-liter structure was displayed in July 2017. Up until now, the spending offering from Nissan-Datsun India has little to show up in breaking the A-piece. With a standard month to month offers of 1,594 units, it is on various occasions less prominent than the bit head Maruti Alto (21,937 units). In all genuineness, it even holds up behind the Renault Kwid (5,413 units*), with which it shares the CMF-A phase.

The new flourishing reestablishes will no two ways about it briefly a fundamental improvement in the expenses of the 2019 Datsun ride-Go.

*Between June-November 2018

Area level hatchback bundle in India holds basic centrality for vehicle makers everything considered from here that they achieve the best number of offers. For Datsun, their offering into this part is the ride-GO. Having a starting sticker cost of Rs 2.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), they seem to have the with respect to ideal, regardless, how does the vehicle accreditation against the viably swarmed test? We test it out.

What’s Cool?

Under the skin, the red-GO takes after the Renault Kwid and sports a great skeleton that can go facing the essential Indian road conditions with a not too awful bundle of straightforwardness, paying little identity to have about little 13-inch wheels.

The engine on the red-Go is a DOHC 800 cc engine that passes on 54 pull and 72 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. In essential words, it is adequately stimulated for vivacious outmaneuvers in the city.

It, also, has a speed-delicate controlling which feels light at low speeds and gets heavier at higher speeds and has a stunning turning range – making it ideal for a customary drive.

A saint among the best things about the successfully uncommon experience of being inside the vehicle is that the vehicle has a surprisingly rough hotel and feels incomprehensible. The tall position determines that you won’t have to hunch while getting inside the vehicle either, and once you are in, there is adequate shoulder and headroom on offer. In any case, all people, those in excess of 6 feet in stature, may have the issue of their left knee coming to against the dashboard.

Datsun has done some sharp masterminding like the front seats are fitted fairly higher than anticipated, which derives the all-inclusive community who are organized on the back can move their feet further under seat achieving an immovably released up seating position. The instrument amass has a smooth structure as well and has a device move pointer for both up headways and down enhancements, something that helps in skilled driving and will be respected by first-time drivers.

Looking into a flourishing, there is in like the way a driver-side airbag open in higher trims.

What’s Not So Cool?

While the structure of the interior parts is extraordinary, it comes up short concerning the likelihood of material used. It doesn’t feel as premium as it looks and has a bit of flex, especially near the glovebox zone. The switches on the arranging wheel could have been truly better moreover, and the cost cutting starts to wrap up clear when you see that there’s single a lone snake for the windshield and the passages desert central locking.

The cost-cutting continues showing up when you look at the revealed sheet metal inside and handle that the auxiliary parlor lashes don’t pull back with no other person’s information and end up dangling around in the back after use.

Datsun-ride-GO-instrument-clusterDatsun red-GO’s instrument gathering. (Photo: Siddharth Safaya/

The engine gets phenomenally vivacious once you go past 4000 RPM at any rate the catch is that it gets somewhat fit for being heard inside the hotel. Other than that, in any case, the change from outside is astounding all-around verified.

Having a tall position, there’s also a dash of body roll when you turn the vehicle hard at higher paces.


The ride-GO, by and large, coordinates the market head Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and the Renault Kwid, the two of which have a higher base sticker cost when showed up differently in association with the Datsun.

Datsun-ride-GO-airbagsDatsun ride-GO keeps running with driver side airbags as a decision. (Photo: Siddharth Safaya/


Close to the day’s end one needs to audit this is an entry-level vehicle and in case you need more from Datsun, you can look at the Datsun GO and GO+. The association has understood how to keep the view the vehicle really therefore as to do that, there has been some cost-cutting.

When you bounce inside, you are in for an unmistakable driving learning in a vehicle that is fit for going toward essential drive preventions and sports the looks that you wouldn’t pressure appearing in.


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