Datsun Go+, things you can expect post launch in India

Friday 01 August 2014, 10:20 AM by

The Datsun Go+ MPV has been one of the most anticipated vehicles for this year. The vehicle was first showcased at the February held Auto Expo event in the country and had managed to grab by fancy quite a good amount curious onlookers. Since then, on numerous occasions the highly anticipated MPV has been spotted undergoing road tests on numerous occasions. It is being believed that the India-Spec model may share striking similarities with the Indonesia bound model. It is being anticipated that Datsun may offer GO+ MPV in five trims in India featuring - D, A, Option A, T and Option T variants. For now the MPV is expected to feature only a petrol engine option for India. Launch date for the MUV has not been revealed for now, it is anticipated to be launched sometime later this year or early next year.

Datsun Go+, things you can expect post launch in India |
Datsun Go+, things you can expect post launch in India

Reports hint that the GO+ MPV shall be powered by Nissan’s 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine which generates about 68 PS of power and 104 Nm of peak torque. The petrol engine shall be mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Moreover, overall kerb weight of the car is stated to be about 794 kgs, thereby making it faster and efficient than the rest in this segment. It is also said that the Datsun Go+ shall be one of the lightest MPVs that has been put up for sale in India. There are certain excise duty benefits that come with cars in the sub-4m bracket, and Datsun Go+ with an overall length of 3995 mm makes it befitting in this category. The pricing for this MPV shall also be well within the competitive range to draw a swarm of interested buyers.

To keep the base version under affordable tag, the company might miss out on features like power steering, body colored bumpers and audio system. Since mercury soars during summers in India, therefore AC will be equipped inside the vehicle to keep the ambiance cool inside the cabin. But the Indonesian model will come devoid of AC. The next level trim, A is likely to come embedded with features like body colored bumpers, mobile dock, audio system, bottle holders and storage pockets. Option A model on the other hand is expected to be equipped with 1 DIN audio system. Trim T could be offered with all the forenamed features along with added features like power steering, power windows, body colored door handles and an engine immobilizer.

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