Datsun redi-Go
Datsun redi-GoIBTimes India/ Ken Sunny

Datsun redi-Go, the entry-level offering of Nissan's low-cost brand seems to be contributing sizeable numbers to the sales of the company in India. Datsun at the launch of the redi-Go Sport, the special edition of the small hatchback revealed that the company has sold over 14,000 units of the redi-Go so far in India.

The redi-Go was launched in India in June. The redi-Go has powered Nissan Motors to sell over 5,000 vehicles in one month for three straight months starting from June. The redi-Go, Datsun's most affordable car has been priced attractively at Rs 2.38 lakh for the base variant (ex-showroom Delhi).

It is built on the same CMF-A platform as that of the Renault Kwid and measures 3,429mm in length, 1,560mm in width and 1,541mm in height. It offers segment-leading ground clearance of 185mm and comes with a boot space of 222-litre.

Powering the redi-Go is a 799cc three-cylinder petrol motor that churns out 53bhp and a peak torque of 72Nm. The redi-Go claims to return a fuel efficiency of 25.17kmpl. The engine comes mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.

The redi-Go, which rivals Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid in India now also, has a special edition in its line-up. Priced at Rs 3.49 lakh, the redi-Go Sport comes with features such as theme grille-red accents, theme wheel cover, graphics, roof spoiler, sporty dashboard, Bluetooth audio system, remote key-less entry and rear parking sensor.