Nissan Motor Company owned marque 'Datsun' was originally founded in 1931. After its phase out in 1986, the brand relaunched it in the year 2013, and in such a short span the brand has gained laurels by introducing its new series of family vehicles. After the success of its hatchback model- Datsun GO, the brand is out with its another model under the MPV segment- “Datsun GO+”. With its dynamic new styling and promising interior trims, the car has won a huge fame and affection. The brand has done a tremendous alter to its new range in the design perspective as well as to the motors, and thats the reason for its huge popularity. However, the X-Factor remains the price tag, never before has a big multinational name brought to the market a 7-seater accompanied with such afford-ability, a move which has done wonders for Datsun.
Dashing new GO+ comes in three diverse trim levels- D, A and T. Under the striking bonnet, there is a 1.2-litre gasoline engine churning out a maximum power of 68 PS at 5000 rpm. The front wheel drive arrangement of the car is availed with a peak torque of 104 Nm at 4000 rpm. With 5-speed manual transmission, the car concludes 100 kmph in just 13.5 seconds and at the same time the propulsion only ends at 145 kmph. Circle bore machining technology introduced to the engine allows it to deliver a decent mileage of 20.6 km/L.
Having a dynamic and sleek silhouette, the GO+ comes with a flamboyant and refined body attributes, that would make you gaze at it for hours. Silver tinted honeycomb grille with brand's insignia embedded to it, offers ample air gasping to the engine bay. Sculpted fenders having smooth arches would make you admire about the elegance it is bestowed with. Apart from giving a gracious look to the car, the diamond shaped head lamps offer ample illumination even in the deepest darkness. Athletic shoulders and rear combination lamps screams out the sportiness it is coupled with. Measuring 3995mm X 1635mm X 1490mm (L X W X H), the new GO+ adopts the very trait, that every MPV should have, although being much smaller, however that is understandable given the price tag. 13-inch alloy of the car accommodates a tyre size of 155/70 R13.
Generous space and the fine detailing given to the interior revels the reason for its fine quality. Vibrant tones given to the dash surface and leather texture all over offers a sense of classiness and adds to the luxury of the vehicle. Specially designed chairs of the car offers a complete pack of comfort by adopting the natural curve of the spine. Spacious interior of the car accommodates, the best in class cabin length and can accommodate 7 persons at a time. Mobile docking station to the centre console offers easy access to music and hands free connections. The 360° AC ventilation avails you with a soothing and fresh air to every nook and corner of the interior. By folding the rear seats, the capacious boot space of the car could be increased to a healthy 347-litres.
Ventilated disc brakes with 22mm disc (largest in the class) offers consistent stopping and an improved brake life. Advanced suspension system with double pivot at the front improves the ride and nourishes the stability of the vehicle. Speed sensitive power steering and small turning radius allows you to maneuver sharp turns with ease. Follow me headlamps on the vehicle illuminates for awhile even when the engine is turned off. Optional airbag system in the car allows you to escape fatal injuries during crash. Reinforced front bumpers and high strength body offers ample safety during frontal collisions. Electronically controlled accelerated pedal delivers a precise amount of fuel to the combustion chamber, thus improving the efficiency of the vehicle.
The car has a smart design and well-built interior. Apart from these, providing a decent set of engine technologies it also delivers an efficient mileage. A wise addition of some more safety and entertainment features to the vehicle would have been turned it to budget segment leader.