Datsun GO

Datsun GODatsun GO is a hatchback that launched in India in 2014. Datsun GO is the first car to be launched by Datsun since the brand was discontinued in 1986. Nissan Motor Company has announced the revival of Datsun brand in 2013 unveiling the Datsun GO hatchback. Datsun GO has been launched in India with a starting price of Rs. 3.12 lakhs. It is based on the Nissan Micra platform. Datsun GO will share most of its technical elements with the Nissan Micra such as the 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 68 HP of power and 104 Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Datsun GO returns a claimed fuel mileage of 20.63 km/l.

Nissan India Chief Says The Datsun GO Is Safe

The Datsun GO comes with active safety including best in class braking distance, road holding, advanced suspension, long-range headlamps and seats that reduce fatigue, says Nissan India chief. The last few weeks have been of complete turmoil for Nissan India with its new budget offering the Datsun GO receiving flak over safety concerns. With sales […]

Global NCAP Asks Nissan To Stop Selling Datsun GO In India

The Datsun GO has so little structural integrity that in case of a head-on collision, the passengers are unlikely to survive the accident. This has prompted Global NCAP to suggest the stop in sales of this model. In a rather startling move, Global NCAP chairman Max Mosley has written a peronal letter to Renault-Nissan CEO […]

Datsun GO’s Weak Body Structure Makes It Pointless To Fit Airbags

The Datsun GO’s body structure is so weak that even airbags won’t help it pass Global NCAPs crash test. Global NCAP says it is disappointed to see Nissan launch an unsafe car like the GO in the year 2014. Safety isn’t a much talked about topic in India as people prefer to buy cars with […]

Datsun GO Test Track Experience

The Datsun GO boasts its polished driving characteristics at Nissan’s track in Chennai We have been following the Datsun GO keenly since its global unveiling in India. We gave you our first impressions of the hatchback as soon as we got our hands on it, followed by an exhaustive in-depth review of the new born […]

Cool New Datsun GO TVC Takes A Dig At Maruti Suzuki [Video]

The new Datsun GO advert takes a dig at all age old Maruti Suzuki hatchbacks Alto and Wagon R with the GO emerging as a much more appealing vehicle in comparison. They say ‘If you can’t be them, join them'; but, where’s the fun in that right? So when Datsun was up for its next […]

Datsun GO+ MPV Launched Postponed To 2015

Datsun will first build up the brand presence in the country and hence has postponed the launch to the first half of 2015 instead of this Diwali. Expected to launch during Diwali season this year, Datsun has postponed the launch of its second model the GO+ MPV to the first half of 2015 as it […]

Datsun Announces Rs. 38,000/- Worth Of Benefits On GO Hatchback

The festive season is all about the joy of giving and auto manufacturers make sure to give out a ton of offers, discounts and freebies to lure more buyers into dealerships during the auspicious period. Now, making sure to capitalize on the festive season, Nissan India’s budget brand Datsun has announced special discounts and benefits […]

Will Datsun GO+ Start Sub 4-Metre MPV Trend?

After compact sedans and SUVs, it is now turn for compact MPVs to hit the auto market. While mini MPVs like the Maruti Ertiga and soon-be-launched Honda Mobilio have rippled the market by finding a lot of takers, a new segment is going to be spawned and these compact MPVs will be slotted below the […]

Datsun GO Hasn’t Met Nissan’s Sales Expectations

The revival of the Datsun brand has been very ambitious for Nissan to take on the volume segments in emerging markets. The company launched its first product the ‘Datsun GO’ this year that was all set to rival the entry-level A-segment hatchbacks, the Maruti Suzuki Alto and the Hyundai Eon. While the Alto is the […]

Nissan Sales Get A Jump, Thanks To Datsun GO

The country has seen increase in sales for the past couple of months after going through turbulent years. The sales have been on the brighter side based on various factors such as excise duty cut, launch of new models and upcoming government budget. Though the figures haven’t been too impressive, the market always looks good […]