The entry-level hatchback 2021 Redi-GO from Datsun is similar to Alto 800 in dimension but offers much better space, higher ground clearance, better safety features, and an automatic gear shift.
2021 Datsun Redi-GO – Powerhouse and performance
Redi-GO comes in peppy 0.8L and 1.0L I-SAT engines. The peppy 0.8L engine is a 40kW (54PS) that gives a company claimed fuel efficiency of 20.7Km/l. The engine has power similar to Renault Kwid’s 0.8L engine. It gives a peak torque of 72Nm which is again equal to its rival Kwid 0.8. This 0.8L I-SAT engine is offered in 4 variants.
Coming on to the more powerful engine 1.0L I-SAT engine, the power produced is 50kW (64PS) while the peak torque is 91Nm. Being a bigger engine, this peppy 1.0L I-SAT engine gives a better fuel efficiency of 21.7l instead.
|Max Power||40kW (54PS)||50kW(64PS)|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual||5-speed Manual, AMT (available)|
Both the engines come mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Datsun offers an Automated Gear Shift option with a 1.0L engine only. The entry-level cars are designed while keeping in mind the daily need of the common middle-class family. Redi-GO serves that purpose very effectively. The 0.8L engine is sufficient for your daily commute through the traffic and has enough power to drive you through the highways at a good speed of 60-80kmph. And if you need more power with the same compactness, you can go for the 1.0L variant.
2021 Datsun Redi-GO – Exterior
Redi-GO looks stylish and the chrome inserts in certain elements make it bold also. The hexagonal-shaped honeycomb pattern front grille is the shows its resemblance to its parent company’s signature grille. The silver accent frame on the front grille is standard on all variants. The front grille is accompanied by the L-shaped DRLs and integrated fog lamps. The 14-inch tyres are smaller for the height of the hatchback but goes with design well. Redi-GO comes in 6 ablazed colors – Vivid Blue, Sandstone Brown, Blade silver, Opal White, Fire Red, and Bronze Grey.
Redi-Go has the smallest wheelbase of 2348mm but has the highest ground clearance of 187mm. There is a misconception among the masses that the Renault Kwid offers the highest ground clearance among entry-level cars. The ground clearance of the 2021 Datsun Redi-GO is even 3mm more than the Renault Kwid. The overall width of the car is 1574mm which means it provides more space at the rear passenger seat.
|Fuel tank capacity||28L|
|Minimum turning radius||4.7m|
|Boot Space||222L (514L with the seat folded)|
|Tyre Size||165/70 R14|
2021 Datsun Redi-GO – Interiors
The space at the rear seat is sufficient for 3 adults for a short journey but will create uncomfort in longer drives. Basic amenities are provided in the cabin like bottle holders in the door, mobile storage at the front centre console, glove box and coin pocket. The inner doors handles comes in silver color in higher variants. The interior theme is designed in black in the two lower variants while the higher variants has dual-toned interiors.
The top variant features an 8-inch touch screen for the infotainment purposes. The systme is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as well. It has voice recognition, rear view camera and bluetooth connectivity. The two speakers at the front are standard in top variants. The instrument cluster in front of steering wheel displays the basic and some advance info about drive. Trip meter, Shift Up indicator, Instantaneous Fuel economy, Average Fuel economy, Low fuel warning, and distance to empty, are the feature which are standard on all models, including the base varaint Datsun Redi-GO D.
2021 Datsun Redi-GO Safety Features
With effect of BSVI regulations, Driver side airbag and ABS are mandatory in the four wheelers. The same goes with Redi-GO. Its base variants equips ABS with EBD as standars which is first-in-segment. Other cars makers are offering only ABS in the same price segment vehicles. The passenger side airbag is offered only in the top variant Redi-GO T(O). Other main safety that are standard on the base variant are Rear door child safety lock, seat belt reminder for both driver and co-passenger, high mounted stop lamp, over speed warning, rear parking assist sensors, and front disk brakes. In higher variants, you get engine immobilizer as standard.
2021 Datsun Redi-GO variants and price
2021 Datsun Redi-GO has 4 variants in terms of features. The top variant also offers 1.0L engine with manual transmission and 1.0L engine with Automatic transmission. So, all in all, 6 variants are available to chose from. The price for the japanese hatchback starts from INR 3.83 lakh and goes upto INT 4.95lakh for the top variant with 1.0L petrol engine mated to an automated transmission system.
Variants and key features
- Silver accent frame on the front grille
- ABS with EBD
- Steel Wheel Caps
- Price INR 3.83 Lakh
- Body Colored bumpers
- Stylish headlamps with Manual leveller
- Air Conditioner
- Power Steering
- Upper Glove Box Storage
- Chrome finish AC knob
- Price INR 3.97 Lakh
- Speed sensitive electronic power steering
- Silver color wheel cap
- Body colored door handles
- Silver steering wheel garnish
- Remote Keyless entry
- central door lock
- Dual tone interior
- Integrated 2 DIN Audio system with bluetooth connectivity
- Price INR 4.25 Lakh
Redi-GO T (O)
- Front Power windows
- Body colored OVRMs
- LED DRLs and Fog lamps
- Passenger Airbag
- 8-inch touch screen infotainment
- Reverse Parking camera with projection guide
- Price INR 4.53 Lakh
Redi-GO T (O) 1.0L
All features of Redi-GO T (O) with 1.0L petrol engine. The price for T(O) with 1.0L engine is INR 4.74 Lakh.
2021 Datsun Redi-GO T (O) 1.0L AMT
The top variant of Redi-GO is T(O) 1.0L AMT which offers 5-speed automatic manual transmission. You have switch between manual and automatic with the touch of a button. The price for this variant with automatic transmission is INR 4.95 lakh. It is the only car with automatic transmission you can buy at this price in the Indian market. You can also read our blog on the best low budget automatic cars you can buy in India in 2021 to know more about the automatic cars in price range. Datsun Redi-GO competes with 2021 Renault Kwid, Hyundai Santra and i10 Nios.