Nissan’s latest offering is the Datsun Redi Go. After the Renault Kwid, this is the second hatchback based on the CMF-A platform. Datsun launched the Redi Go, the third product under this brand. It has been designed to appeal to the youth and it has been is styled to look smart and chic. A lot of parts are shared with the Kwid. So, what does the new Redi Go have to offer? We feel you this in our review.

Datsun Redi Go Design

The Datsun Redi Go is quite an appealing car. The hatchback has a tall boy appearance. In terms of design, it gets a large Datsun front grille that has honeycomb mesh. The front grille when has chrome surrounds. The headlamps are slender and look attractive. There are daytime running LEDs, which switch off when you turn on the headlamps. The side profile makes it look like a tall boy. There are sharp creases that are running on the silhouette of the Redi Go. The wing mirrors are black in colour and not even body coloured.

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The tyres on the Redi Go look small due to the tall proportions of the hatchback. The rear looks attractive with its sleek and small tail lamps.There are reflectors on the rear bumper. There is a line that runs across the car and ends underneath the tail lamp. The Redi Go has a ground clearance of 185mm, which is the best in its class. There is no rear wiper either.

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Datsun Redi Go Interior

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It is on the inside, that the Redi Go doesn’t seem as appealing. The interiors are decent, however it is the colour that doesn’t make it look premium. The steering wheel is small and good enough. The instrument cluster is shared with the other Datsuns. This has a speedometer that occupies most of the space. The centre console is made up of a large single AC vent, music system, three knobs for the air-con. There is some storage space in the vehicle. To begin with, there is space above the glove box, under the air-con knobs and even the door pockets are large enough. This has been designed to be practical. In terms of safety, the Redi GO gets a single airbag and even seat bels for all passengers.

The front row seats offer good enough space. Now, the other important aspect of the Redi GO is the tall boy looks. This ensures good head room for both the rows. The second row too has decent knee room and even good head room also. The rear seats lack adjustable head rests too. The boot isn’t as large as the Kwid, but it is big enough. The wheelbase of the Redi Go is shorter than the Kwid to make it more compact. In terms of features, it even gets front power windows. 

Datsun RediGo boot

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Datsun Redi Go Engine and Performance

The Datsun Redi Go has a 800cc engine that produces about 53bhp of power and 72Nm of torque. This is good enough for daily driving. The hatchback has more than sufficient power to drive in the city. One doesn’t need to shift gears that often making it simpler to drive. On the highway, it has decent performance. The engine isn’t very noisy and it has decent NVH levels. This hatchback has good enough power and more than sufficient to cruise on the highway at 90 km/hr. The power delivery is linear and the refinement of the engine is good. The insulation on the Redi Go is better than the Go and Go+.

Datsun Redi Go Price

Datsun Redi Go Variant

Price (On-road- Mumbai)

Redi Go DINR 2.8 lakhs
Redi Go AINR 3.2 lakhs
Redi Go TINR 3.6 lakhs
Redi Go T (O)INR 3.7 lakhs
Redi Go SINR 3.8 lakhs

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Datsun Redi Go Mileage

Datsun Redi Go Mileage

MileageCity – 18 km/l
Highway – 23 km/l
ARAI – 25.17 km/l

Datsun Redi Go Ride and Handling

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Well, the first thing you notice when you are on the seat is that you sit pretty high. Almost SUV like. This is a good thing as it give a commanding view of the road and also improves all round visibility. The suspension setup is better than most cars in the segment. It handles bad roads pretty well. We found the ride to be a bit stiff. This could be to balance the additional ground clearance in the car which is best-in-class at 185mm. We were surprised with the way the RediGO went about on large speed breakers. Clearly, this is a shot in the arm for this car.

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Datsun Redi Go Colours

This hatchback will be offered with five colour options: Ruby Red, White, Silver, Lime and Bronze Gray. The Lime is the launch colour. White and silver will be the more commonly sold colours for India. As this is a funky looking hatchback, it has introduced stylish looking colour options.  There are some customisation options too on this new hatchback. Datsun Redi Go price doesn’t vary with colours as there are no metallic colours.

Datsun Redi Go Variants

The Datsun RediGo will be made available in 5 variants, D, A, T, T(O) and S. It is the S, which is a new variant that has been launched for the first time on Datsun range. This is the first time, the Japanese automaker is offering so many variants. This is one of their latest offerings in the market and the company will want to take advantage of it.

Datsun Redi Go competition

This product will be competing with the Maruti Alto, Hyundai Eon and Tata Nano. This will be Datsun’s product for the largest segment in the Indian car market. Renault’s Kwid will be competing in this segment too and as mentioned earlier, is also based on the same CMF-A platform, however the similarities end with the platform itself. This is similar size just like the Alto and the Eon. The Kwid is bit larger than the rest in dimensions.

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Datsun Redi Go Dimensions, Features & Specifications

Dimensions

Length x Width x Height3428 x 1560 x 1541 mm
Wheelbase2430 mm
Boot spaceNA
Ground Clearance185 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity35 litres

Specification

Engine799cc
Power52bhp
Torque72Nm
Transmission5-speed manual
Mileage25.17km/l

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