Presenting the new Datsun GO+: Big on features, big on comfort, big on safety and designed for the next generation
India’s favourite 7-seater MPV, the Datsun GO+, is here to tug at your heart’s strings. The GO+ has an attractive exterior design, a spacious, feature-loaded cabin and first-in-segment features. There’s something for everyone in the new 2018 Datsun GO+, but what exactly is it? Let’s find out.
The GO+ has a universal appeal when it comes to its design. Its new dynamic chrome grille, stylish LED DRLs (daytime running lights) and sharp, machine-cut 14-inch alloy wheels add to its attractive design. The GO+ has elegant lines and sleek bodywork which not only give this MPV a premium look but a solid feel as well.
The new 2018 Datsun GO+ is offered in a choice of five attractive colour - Ruby Red, Bronze Grey, Crystal Silver, Opal White and the new Sunstone Brown showcased above.
Spacious Interiors & Generous Features
If you’re considering an MPV, then space should definitely be on top of your list of priorities and the Datsun GO+ has it in generous proportions. It gets 5+2 flexi anti-fatigue seats to accommodate your entire family and keep them comfortable on that long road trip.
The GO+ has a high roofline and large doors to allow easy ingress and egress even in the third row. Speaking of comfort, the 2450mm wheelbase ensures that not just the first and second but even the last row occupants have enough legroom to stretch their feet. An easy folding mechanism in the third row frees up 347 litres of boot space, which is the largest in its segment. This makes the new 2018 Datsun GO+ the perfect vehicle for a large family outing.
The stylish cockpit is complemented by a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit, which is a first in this segment. It also gets a host of connectivity options like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, USB and AUX-in connectivity.
Datsun understands that smartphones can be a distraction while driving. Hence, to help make driving the new 2018 Datsun GO+ free of distractions, the company has added an intuitive SMS, Whatsapp and email read-and-reply feature. This completely eradicates the distractions when you’re driving while keeping you on top of your work as well as personal communications.
The new infotainment system also aids the driver with GPS navigation and voice recognition, while being capable of HD video playback, making the 2018 Datsun GO+ a family-friendly MPV.
Other segment-first features include AC vents in the second row, all four power windows (driver side one-touch operation), electrically adjustable outside rear view mirror (ORVMs) and a rear wiper with washer.
The Datsun GO+ is spacious on the inside but compact on the outside. Its dimensions ensure that driving through the city and getting in and out of tight parking spots is easy thanks to parking sensors that are offered as standard. New 14-inch alloy wheels further aid handling by offering a stable ride on the highway.
But what happens when you encounter a bad patch of road with the full family in tow? Well, fret not because the Datsun GO+ has a ground clearance of 180mm, allowing the MPV to glide over the said bad patches with aplomb.
Fuel Efficient Engine
Powering the Datsun GO+ is a reliable and efficient 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine which churns out 68PS of power and 104Nm of peak torque. Its mated to a smooth shifting 5-speed manual transmission which is complemented by a light clutch to keep driver fatigue at bay during long journeys or rush hour traffic. It is also pocket-friendly with an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 19.83kmpl.
Given the large 1200cc motor (largest in its segment), the Datsun GO+ offers a host of safety features to go along with all that power. The MPV offers anti-lock brakes (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and brake assist (BA) as well as dual front airbags, rear parking assist sensors and follow-me-home headlamps as standard. In case you ever forget to fasten your seatbelts, the Datsun GO+ is equipped with a seatbelt reminder too.
Peace Of Mind Guaranteed
Datsun’s bulletproof reliability is complemented by the company’s 2-year/unlimited km warranty which can further be extended by another three years for further peace of mind. The warranty is transferable with the change of ownership as well.
The Datsun GO+ is a unique product and undercuts every other 7-seater people mover that’s currently on sale in India. It‘s stylish design, feature-loaded package and fuel-efficient engine make it a superior option for families looking for a compact people mover. But it is its competitive price tag, which ranges from Rs 3.83 lakh to Rs 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), that seals the deal.
Recently, Datsun signed up superstar Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador. The actor, for whom perfection is a prerequisite, clearly resonates with Datsun’s Japanese car building prowess. Here’s what Aamir Khan has to say about the new Datsun GO+.