What’s making the Datsun Redi Go Hot
Datsun redi Go has sold more than 3000 units in just 23 days since launch
Datsun Redi Go is the latest compact hatchback from the Japanese automaker. It’s been less than one month, and the car has sold more than 3000 units in India. Since it was first spotted the car made headlines in the Indian automotive space. Due to the success of Redi Go the Datsun has become the fastest growing brand in June in the country. No wonder, the Redi Go is one of the hot cars of India at present. We wonder what makes the car so hot, that people desire it so much. Here are some of the reasons, which might make sense.
MUSCULAR AND CURVY DESIGN
Tall boy design has always been popular and successful in Indian market. The Redi Go is the latest tall boy in the country. It is built on the same CMF platform the Renault Kwid is built on. Apart from that the design really helps it to stand out in the crowd. The car is muscular with all the flared body parts, sharp cuts and creases. If we take a look at the car, it features sharp swept back headlamps, chrome garnished hexagonal front grille with honeycomb mesh. The lower fascia looks bold enough to attract you toward it. The LED daytime running lights are positioned just where fog lamps are supposed to be. There is a faux skid plate even. At the side profile the car woos the customers with its deep cuts and creases, which definitely makes the Redi Go curvy. The rear profile also comes pretty attractive with the vertically positioned taillamps, a mild roof spoiler, faux skid plate and curvy appearance.
COMPACT AND URBAN
The Indian roads are known for notorious traffic congestion. Small cars are always easier to maneuver in the highly congested city roads. The Datsun Redi Go comes with 3429 mm of length, 1560 mm of width, 1541 mm of height and the wheelbase stands at 2348 mm. It comes with a ground clearance of 185 mm, while the kerb weight for the car is 0.7 tonne. With this dimensional appearance the Datsun Redi Go can be easily called as a compact car, which is easy to maneuver in heavy traffic, easy to park. The 185 mm of ground clearance ensures the car can easily tackle the potholes the Indian roads the famous for at some places. Meanwhile the design of the car doesn’t look boring from any angle. It’s very much urban, which enhances the appeal.
PRACTICAL AND CLEAN INTERIOR
The interior of the Datsun Redi Go looks like clean sheet. There is absolutely no effort to show off, but only the necessary things in place. Well, aren’t all the Datsun models come similar? Inside the cabin the Redi Go features a three spoke steering wheel, complemented by a large round dial consisting instrument cluster. At the centre console the car features a sleek stereo system with necessary knobs and buttons. The stereo console is equipped with CD, USB and Aux connectivity and it comes in a glossy black theme. The AC vents have been designed in an interesting manner. Apart from that, the cabin is spacious, and very comfortable. Due to the tall boy stance the cabin offers plenty of headroom for the occupants. The luggage space is also quite impressive.
PEPPY AND FUEL EFFICIENT ENGINE
Apart from the platform the Datsun Redi Go also comes sharing the same powertrain with the Renault Kwid. It gets power from a 0.8 litre TCe petrol engine under the hood, which is peppy and efficient as well. It gets mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox and churns out 54 hp of peak power at 5678 rpm and 72 Nm of peak torque at 4386 rpm. The car can accelerate 0 – 100 kmph in just 15.98 seconds. The car offers a very impressive ARAI certified fuel economy of 25.17 kmpl. Now if you are a performance enthusiast, you have enough reason to like this car.
ONE OF THE LEAST PRICED CAR IN THE COUNTRY
The Datsun Redi Go is one of the least priced cars available in India. The Redi Go is available in five different trims, which are D, A, T, T (O) and S. The car is priced between INR. 2,38,900 to INR. 3,34,399, which makes it one of the cheapest cars available in the country. The car competes against the rivals like Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid. Except the Renault Kwid, the other two rivals don’t look as appealing as the Datsun Redi Go is.