Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

The Datsun GO and the GO+ BS6 models have been listed on the company's website. The GO hatchback and the GO+ compact-MPV BS6 models are expected to launch once the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted in the country.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

The company have listed both models ahead of its launch and have revealed a few features of the upcoming BS6 cars. The Datsun GO and the GO+ BS6 models will be available in seven variants — D, A, A(O), T, T(O), T CVT, T(O) CVT.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

Both models will feature improved safety and will comply with the new safety norms that came into effect during October 2019. The new safety features include speed-sensing door locks, and improved side crash and pedestrian protection as well. The aforementioned changes are offered across all variants of both models.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

Other safety features on the GO hatchback and the GO+ compact-MPV BS6 model include central locking, rear parking assist sensors, front airbags, a driver and co-driver seat belt reminder, ABS with EBD and brake assist.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

The hatchback and the compact-MPV were updated with a new CVT automatic transmission in 2019. With that update, the Datsun GO hatchback became the cheapest model to feature CVT transmission in the Indian market. While the Datsun GO+ MPV added CVT transmission to its list of (USP) Unique Selling Points with the update.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

The BS6 GO and the GO+ models will continue to be powered by the 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine, with no changes expected to the power and torque figures. The CVT variants of both the models in its BS4 format produced a maximum power of 77.5bhp at 6000rpm and a peak torque of 104Nm at 4400rpm, while the BS4 manual variants produced 68bhp of power and 104Nm of torque.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

The Datsun GO rivals the Maruti WagonR, the Hyundai Santro and the Tata Tiago models in the Indian market. However, the Datsun GO features a superior CVT automatic transmission as compared to all its rivals that feature an AMT transmission. The Datsun GO+ will rival against the only competitor in the segment, the Renault Triber.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

Datsun is expected to increase the price of both the GO hatchback and the GO+ compact-MPV BS6 models by a small margin over its BS4 counterparts.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

In related news, Datsun is gearing up to introduce the next-generation Redi-GO entry-level hatchback into the Indian market. The upcoming hatchback will feature a host of upgrades over the previous-generation model. It will also feature a pair of BS6 compliant engines with manual and automatic transmission options. Here are more details about the upcoming Redi-GO facelift hatchback.

Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 Listed On Website: Features Improved Safety

Thoughts About The Datsun GO & GO+ BS6 With Improved Saftey Features

The Datsun GO and GO+ are among the cheapest models to offer a CVT transmission in the Indian market. With the new and improved safety equipment on both models, we expect the hatchback and the compact-MPV to win back sales for the brand.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 15:18 [IST]
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