The Datsun redi-GO AMT version has finally landed in India. The new car has been launched by Datsun, the automobile brand of Japanese Auto giant Nissan on 23rd January 2018. The delivery of the new hatchback car has commenced on the same date across India. The Datsun redi-Go was first launched in June, 2016 which flaunts the honor of being the most affordable car in India. And now comes the AMT version.
The Managing Director of Nissan Motor India, Jerome Saigot said while launching the AMT version, “Datsun redi-GO Smart Drive Auto combines the convenience and flexibility of dual-driving mode with best-in-class ground clearance, cabin space, boot space and head room. In line with our commitment towards our customers, we are launching the new redi-GO Smart Drive Auto at an attractive introductory price and rich features in its segment.”
Here’s is all you need to know about Datsun redi-GO AMT
Datsun redi-GO AMT – Price
The new car Datsun redi-GO AMT has an introductory price tag of Rs. 3.80 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) which is Rs. 22,000 higher than the standard version. Interested buyers can book the new car at the Nissan and Datsun dealership by a making an initial payment of Rs. 10,000.
Datsun redi-GO AMT – Specifications
The car comes with 1 litre 3-cylinder petrol engine which churns out 68 Bhp power and 91 Nm peak torque. The car is mated with 5-speed manual gear box paired with AMT and has dual driving modes-Dual and Rush Hour. The first mode facilitates the switching between automated and manual mode during up-hill and down-hill and city traffic conditions. The second mode is makes crawling function to offer a cruising speed of 5-6 kmph to negotiate bumper to bumper city traffic conditions.
|Specifications||Redi Go 1.0L AMT|
|Engine||1.0L SCe Petrol|
|Gearbox||5-speed MT & 5-speed Easy R-AMT|
Datsun redi-GO AMT – Features
The car comes with all-black interior. The tall body of the car offers a roomy cabin. The car also offers a best-in-class ground clearance of 185 mm. The AMT model is offered in five color options- Ruby Red, Lime Green, White, Grey and Silver. The other features include;
- Hexagonal grille with honeycomb pattern
- Pulled back headlamps
- LED daytime running lights
- LED fog lights
- Pronounced wheel arches
- Contoured tailgate
- 3-spoke steering wheel
- Front power widow with controls placed on the floor console
- Tall gear level
- HVAC vents
- Air conditioner
- Music system with AUX and USB connectivity
- Bluetooth audio streaming with hands-free calling
- Central locking system with remote key
- Power Steering
- Driver side airbag
Datsun redi-GO AMT – Exterior
The exterior of the Datsun redi-GO AMT looks similar to the standard 800cc model except some subtle cosmetic updates like additional badging and body decal. The new car has been built using the CMF-A platform which is shared with Renaults Kwid hatchback. The company has attempted to improve upon the visual appearance of the car giving it a sporty look. The car features a hexagonal grille with honeycomb pattern and chrome embellishment, pull back lamps narrowed towards the end and the day time running lamps (DRLs) – a first in the segment.
Datsun redi-GO AMT – Interiors
The interior of the car remains the same as that of 800cc model except certain few changes and additional features. The car is offered with 3-spoke steering wheel, blue tooth audio streaming with hands free calling, central locking system with remote key, front power window, tall gear level and HVAC vents.
Datsun redi-GO AMT – Dimensions
The Datsun redi-GO AMT version retains the same dimensions as that of Datsun redi-GO and also the suspension part. The new car offers a luggage area of 222 litres. The ground clearance stand at 185 mm and the turning radius is 4.73 m.
|Dimensions||Redi Go 1.0L|
Datsun redi-GO AMT – Rivals
As per the company sources, the AMT version comes loaded with most feature in the segment. It rivals with likes of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 AGS and Renault Kwid AMT.
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