Datsun is a brand owned by Nissan. It has been around for quite some time. You may or may not have known about the brand before, but after this, you definitely should.
So, Pioneer Moto Corp Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributors of Datsun in Nepal, has launched the all-new Datsun Go in Nepal. It presents the all-new Datsun loaded with never-before features and first in segment technology. Quite frankly, it is what people have been waiting for. Furthermore, the Datsun Go price in Nepal for the base variant starts at Rs. 24,99,000.
Datsun GO: Overview
Datsun Go is powered by the new Naturally Aspirated 12V DOHC EFI Engine. It’s called an HR12 DE Engine is a three-cylinder, twelve-valve engine with 1198cc displacement. As for performance numbers, it can generate a max power of 68Ps at 5000rpm and max torque of 104Nm at 5000rpm. Furthermore, it comes with the all-new engine designed with Japanese engineering.
So, what’re the new and improved features? First, you get a stylish revamped to the overall interiors. Although you still get the hard-plastic interiors, the fit and finish are excellent. You have a lot to play within the new Datsun Go. Moreover, you get the 7-inch infotainment system whether for navigation or media playback. Yes, you can also connect with the help of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Moving onto the exterior, you get a stylish LED DRLs, Electric adjustable ORVM, dynamic grille, and 14-inch Diamond-cut wheels. These are little things that make your car look really good. Additionally, you also get an anti-fatigue seat which isn’t “premium” quality, but it is comfortable. Talking about the safety features, you get ABS, EBD, Brake Assist, rear parking sensor, dual front airbags, and rear camera. Additionally, you have an impressively large 180mm ground clearance and large boot space of 265-liter.
Datsun GO is available in five different color variants: Ruby Red, Bronze Grey, Amber Orange, Crystal Silver, and Opal White.
2019 Datsun GO A(O) Key Specifications
- Engine Displacement: 1198 cc
- Vehicle Type: Hatchback
- Max Power: 68 bhp @ 5000 RPM
- Max Torque: 104 Nm @ 4000 RPM
- Seating Capacity: 5 People
- Gearbox: 5 Speed
- Mileage: 15-20 kmpl
- Ground Clearance: 180 mm
- Fuel Type: Petrol
- Tires: 165/70 R14
- Brakes: Front Disc, Rear Drum (with ABS)
- Fuel tank capacity: 35 liters
Datsun GO A(O) Price in Nepal: Rs. 24,99,000
- Datsun Go T Price in Nepal: Rs. 25,99,000
- Datsun Go T(O) Price in Nepal: Rs. 26,99,000
What’s Difference Between the Datsun Go Variants?
Like every other car manufacturer, Datsun Go also comes in different variants—three to be exact. The overall experience between the car is the same. Things like engine, seating, standard features are all the same.
However, you do have to choose between a few things like Trip meters, Remote Keyless Entry, Power Windows, Chrome Grille, etc. These aren’t really the features you couldn’t live without, but nonetheless makes the entire experience a tad-bit nice.
Again, you might be confused which one has which so let’s go over them. In Datsun Go A(O), which is a base model, you get features like immobilizer, 3rd Party Infotainment System, ABS + EBD + Brake Assist, Power Windows, and Silver Front Hexagon Grille. Likewise, in Datsun Go T, you get Rear Parking Sensor, Multifunction Instrument Cluster, Multifunction Infotainment System, Remote Keyless Entry, and Chrome Hexagon Grille. Finally, in Datsun Go T(O), you get all the above mention features along with LED DRLs and 14-inch Diamond-Cut Alloy Wheels.
Should I Buy the All-New Datsun Go?
Full disclosure, before I sat down to write this article, I was initially unimpressed with the Datsun Go. Going through the internet, Datsun didn’t really seem like a good car, at least in terms of value for money. However, I decided to give Datsun Go a chance. So, I visited the Datsun Showroom located at Thapathali. Giving it a closer look, I completely changed the way I feel about the Datsun Go.
You get some of the best-in-class features that some of the well-known brands don’t even offer. You get all the features, you get the looks, and overall within a certain affordable price. Who wouldn’t jump on an opportunity like that? Are you still not satisfied? I agree things on the internet don’t really represent the real things. In that case, visit Datsun Showroom in Thapathali, explore the car for yourself. And who knows, you might even change your mind as I did.
How much does Datsun really believe in this car? Well, Datsun has this pamphlet comparing the all-new Datsun with its rivals like Hyundai Santro, Tata Tiago, Polo 1.0 Treadline, Grand i10, among others. That’s how much Datsun believes in this car. Theoretically, for the price of a base variant, one could buy a top-variant of the Datsun Go. Honestly, Datsun might not have a competitive edge against the likes of a more popular brand, but it does offer complete value for money.
Note: Interestingly, Datsun didn’t compare their Datsun Go with the newly launched 2019 Ford Figo. If you didn’t know Datsun Go and Ford Figo are priced similarly. So, it is likely one might have to choose between the two at some point. I rather not say which you should really go for, as it should completely be your decision. So, do go for a test-ride and compare the features between the two. Finally, choose the one that best meets your needs.
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