Top 5 Highlights: Datsun Redi-Go Facelift
- The Datsun Redi-GO facelift gets several cosmetic updates
- The Redi-GO facelift features LED DRLs, LED foglamps, & LED taillamps
- The Datsun Redi-GO gets BS6 compliant 800 cc and 1.0-litre petrol engines
The Datsun Redi-Go was launched in India in 2016 and has been the entry-level model for the Japanese brand since then. Technically, it's a sister unit of the Renault Kwid but not the way the Skoda Rapid is to the Volkswagen Vento, but just like what the Kia Seltos in to the Hyundai Creta. The new Redi-GO comes in six colour options - Vivid Blue, Ruby Red, Sandstone Brown, Bronze Grey, Crystal Silver, and Opel White, and in six variants - D, A, T, T(O) 800 cc, T(O) 1.0, and T(O) 1.0 AMT. Here are the highlights.
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Visually, 2020 Datsun Redi-GO facelift now comes with a new face with a larger octagonal grille, with chrome brackets, new shaper looking headlamps with white halogen lights, and a new muscular front bumper with L-shaped LED daytime running lamps, LED fog lamps and underbody cladding. The profile of the car looks similar to the previous model, however, it now gets a set to sporty, dual-tone wheel covers, and body-coloured ORVMs, and a marginally increased ground clearance of 187 mm. At the rear, the car gets angular taillamps with LED signature lights and a new rear bumper with beefy black cladding.
The 2020 Redi-GO also gets an all-new cabin with updated interior and a host of new features. The fit and finish seem to have improved and the expose C-pillar frame has now been covered with a beige panel. The dashboard is all new and comes with black and gunmetal grey dual-tone treatment, fabric front door trim, and of course. The car also gets dual-tone fabric upholstery, a redesigned centre console with mobile storage up front and wallet storage at the back, chrome and silver details for knobs and buttons among others.
It gets an all-new 8-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The system will also come with voice recognition, AM/FM/iPod/Bluetooth connectivity, and it doubles up as the display for the rear-view camera.
In terms of the features, the 2020 Datsun Redi-GO facelift comes with dual airbags, ABS with ABD, rear parking camera, rear parking sensors, central locking, seat belt reminder, front seat belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters and speed sensors. The car gets 3-point seat belts for the two corner passengers at the rear and a 2-point seat belt for the middle passenger.
The Datsun Redi-Go facelift is offered with two engine options. The 800 cc three-cylinder petrol engine of the Datsun Redi-Go is tuned to make about 54 bhp and 73 Nm of peak torque while the 1.0-litre engine offers 67 bhp and 91 Nm of peak torque. The transmission options include a 5-speed manual gearbox and an options 5-speed AMT unit. As for fuel efficiency, the 800 cc model returns 20.71 kmpl, the 1.0-litre version offers 21.70 kmpl, and the 1.0-litre AMT option offers 22 kmpl.