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    Datsun redi-GO 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 01 Aug 2020

    We compare redi-GO against other A-segment hatchbacks on the basis of prices, engine specs and dimensions to analyse how it holds up against the competition.

     


    Datsun redi-GO 2020 Petrol vs Competition

    Datsun redi-GO Petrol vs Rivals | Price Comparison

    Datsun redi-GO prices start from Rs. 2.83 lakh (ex-showroom) and it rivals the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Hyundai Santro and Renault Kwid in the segment. The complete price list of the petrol-powered redi-GO is as follows:

    A-SEGMENT CARS | PETROL MANUAL | PRICE LIST

    EX-SHOWROOM INDIA | JUL 2020

    Datsun redi-GO

    Maruti Suzuki Alto

    Renault Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki S-Presso

    Hyundai Santro

    Maruti Suzuki Celerio

    Maruti Suzuki

    Wagon R

    D

    ₹2,83,000

    STD

    ₹2,94,800

    STD 0.8L

    ₹2,94,290

           
     

    STD(O)

    ₹2,99,900

             
     

    LXI

    ₹3,52,900

             

    A

    ₹3,58,000

    LXI(O)

    ₹3,57,200

    RXE 0.8L

    ₹3,64,290

    STD

    ₹3,70,500

         

    T

    ₹3,80,000

    VXI

    ₹3,76,100

     

    STD(O)

    ₹3,76,500

         
     

    VXI(O)

    ₹3,89,600

    RXL 0.8L

    ₹3,94,290

    LXI

    ₹4,09,000

         

    T(O)

    ₹4,16,000

     

    RXL 1.0L

    ₹4,16,290

    LXI(O)

    ₹4,15,000

         
         

    VXI

    ₹4,32,500

         

    T(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,44,000

     

    RXT 0.8L

    ₹4,22,290

    VXI(O)

    ₹4,38,500

     

    LXI(O)

    ₹4,41,200

    LXI 1.0L

    ₹4,45,500

       

    RXT(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,53,990

    VXI+

    ₹4,56,000

     

    LXI(O)

    ₹4,49,600

    LXI(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,52,500

           

    Era Executive

    ₹4,57,490

       
       

    CLIMBER(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,85,990

       

    VXI

    ₹4,80,100

    VXI 1.0L

    ₹4,90,500

             

    VXI(O)

    ₹4,87,200

    VXI(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,97,500

           

    Magna

    ₹5,03,990

    ZXI

    ₹5,05,900

    VXI 1.2L

    ₹5,13,500

           

    Sportz

    ₹5,40,490

    ZXI(O)

    ₹5,46,200

    VXI(O) 1.2L

    ₹5,20,500

           

    Asta

    ₹5,78,490

     

    ZXI 1.2L

    ₹5,48,000


    Datsun redi-GO petrol manual comes with 5 variants: D, A, T, T(O) and T(O) 1.0L.

    • Datsun redi-GO starts at Rs. 2.83 lakh. redi-GO D is the most affordable car in the segment.
    • T(O) 1.0L is redi-GO's most expensive variant with the petrol manual powertrain. It costs Rs. 4.44 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol manual A-segment hatchback, Hyundai Santro Asta, by Rs. 1.34 lakh

    A-SEGMENT CARS | PETROL AUTOMATIC | PRICE LIST

    EX-SHOWROOM INDIA | JUL 2020

    Datsun

    redi-GO

    Renault

    Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki

    S-Presso

    Hyundai

    Santro

    Maruti Suzuki

    Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki

    Celerio

    T(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,77,000

    RXL 1.0L

    ₹4,48,290

    VXI

    ₹4,75,500

         
     

    RXT(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,75,190

    VXI(O)

    ₹4,81,500

         
       

    VXI+

    ₹4,99,000

         
     

    CLIMBER(O) 1.0L ₹5,07,190

         

    VXI

    ₹5,23,200

           

    VXI 1.0L

    ₹5,37,500

    VXI(O)

    ₹5,30,200

           

    VXI(O) 1.0L

    ₹5,44,500

    ZXI

    ₹5,48,900

         

    Magna

    ₹5,52,990

    VXI 1.2L

    ₹5,60,500

    ZXI(O)

    ₹5,58,200

           

    VXI(O) 1.2L

    ₹5,67,500

     
         

    Sportz

    ₹5,98,490

    ZXI 1.2L

    ₹5,94,800

     


    Datsun redi-GO petrol automatic comes with only 1 variant: T(O) 1.0L
    and it costs Rs. 4.77 lakh. Datsun redi-GO T(O) automatic costs Rs. 5k more than Renault Kwid's entry-level variant and it is more affordable than the most expensive petrol automatic A-segment hatchback, Hyundai Santro Sportz, by Rs. 1.21 lakh.

    Datsun redi-GO Petrol vs Rivals | Engine Comparison

    A-SEGMENT CARS

    PETROL ENGINE SPECS

     

    Datsun redi-GO

    Renault Kwid

    Maruti Alto

    Maruti S-Presso

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Hyundai Santro

    Maruti Celerio

    Displacement

    1.0

    0.8L

    1.0

    0.8

    0.8

    1.0

    1.2

    1.0

    1.1

    1.0

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    4

    3

    4

    3

    Cubic Capacity

    999cc

    799cc

    999cc

    799cc

    796cc

    998cc

    1197cc

    998cc

    1086cc

    998cc

    Maximum Power

    68PS @ 5550rpm

    54PS @ 5600rpm

    68PS @ 5500rpm

    54PS @ 5678rpm

    48PS @ 6000rpm

    68PS @ 5500rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    68PS @ 6000rpm

    69PS @ 5500rpm

    68PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    91Nm @ 4250rpm

    72Nm @ 4386rpm

    91Nm @ 4250rpm

    72Nm @ 4386rpm

    69Nm @ 3500rpm

    90Nm @ 3500rpm

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    90Nm @ 3500rpm

    99Nm @ 4500rpm

    90Nm @ 3500rpm

    Manual

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    21.7kmpl

    20.71kmpl

    21.7kmpl

    20.71kmpl

    22.05kmpl

    21.7kmpl

    20.52kmpl

    21.79kmpl

    20kmpl

    21.63kmpl

    Automatic

    Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    -

    5-speed AMT

    -

    -

    5-speed AMT

    5-speed AMT

    5-speed AMT

    5-speed AMT

    5-speed AMT

    Automatic FE

    22kmpl

    -

    22.0kmpl

    -

    -

    21.7kmpl

    20.52kmpl

    20.79kmpl

    20kmpl

    21.63kmpl


    Datsun redi-GO is available with a 1.0L petrol engine with a 5-speed manual and 5-speed AMT automatic transmission. The power and torque output of this engine are 68PS and 91Nm, respectively. It also comes with a 0.8L petrol engine and a 5-speed manual transmission. The power and torque output of this engine are 54PS and 72Nm, respectively.

    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 produces 83PS of power. It is the most powerful engine in the segment, having 15PS more power than redi-GO 1.0.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 produces 113Nm of peak torque. It has the best torque figures in the segment.
    • With a manual transmission, Maruti Suzuki Alto has the best fuel-efficiency figure of 22.05kmpl.
    • With the automatic transmission, Renault Kwid and Redi-Go 1.0 have the best fuel-efficiency figure of 22.0kmpl.
    • The Santro and WagonR 1.2 are the only two options in this segment if you want the refinement of a 4-cylinder engine.
    • It’s worth noting that the Renault Kwid automatic is the only AMT-type automatic car without manual gear selection. The Redi-Go, which uses the same engine and transmission has this option and so do all the other automatic cars in this comparison.

    Also Read - Datsun redi-GO Ground Clearance, Boot Space and Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 petrol engine offers the best torque in this segment, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to all other cars. WagonR’s 1.2-litre engine is the most powerful in this comparison as it belongs in the B1 and B2 segment. So, naturally, it’ll win the performance challenges against the A-segment cars like the Kwid, Redi GO and SPresso.

    Datsun redi-GO vs Rivals | Dimension Comparison

    A-SEGMENT CARS

    DIMENSION COMPARISON

     

    Datsun

    redi-GO

    Renault

    Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki

    Alto

    Maruti Suzuki

    S-Presso

    Hyundai

    Santro

    Maruti Suzuki

    Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki

    Celerio

    Length

    3435mm

    3731mm

    3445mm

    3565mm

    3610mm

    3655mm

    3695mm

    Width

    1574mm

    1579mm

    1515mm

    1520mm

    1645mm

    1620mm

    1600mm

    Height

    1546mm

    1474mm

    1475mm

    1564mm

    1560mm

    1675mm

    1560mm

    Wheelbase

    2348mm

    2422mm

    2360mm

    2380mm

    2400mm

    2435mm

    2425mm

    Boot Space

    222-lt

    279-lt

    177-lt

    270-lt

    235-lt

    341-lt

    235-lt

    Ground Clearance

    187mm

    184mm

    160mm

    180mm

    160mm

    165mm

    165mm

    Fuel Tank

    28-lt

    28-lt

    35-lt

    27-lt

    35-lt

    32-lt

    35-lt

    Tyre Size (Base)

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    145/80 R12

    145/80 R13

    155/80 R13

    165/70 R14

    155/80 R13

    Tyre Size (Top)

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    145/80 R12

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14


    Datsun redi-GO is 3435mm long, 1574mm wide, 1546mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2348mm. A wider body normally results in better shoulder room and a higher roof makes ingress & egress easier. A longer wheelbase usually results in more cabin space. It has a boot space of 222 litres. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage. redi-GO has a 187mm ground clearance, it rides on 165/70 R14 tyres size and has 28 litres fuel tank capacity.

    • Renault Kwid is the longest car in the segment. It is 296mm longer than redi-GO.
    • Hyundai Santro is the widest car in the segment. It is 71mm wider than redi-GO.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is the tallest car in the segment. It is 129mm taller than redi-GO.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has the longest wheelbase in the segment. Its wheelbase is longer than the redi-GO’s by 87mm.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has the biggest boot space in the segment. It has 119-lt more boot space than the redi-GO. 
    • Datsun redi-GO's ground clearance of 187mm is the best in the segment. The Kwid isn’t too far behind at 184mm and it has the second-best ground clearance.
    • While all cars get 14-inch wheels at least in their higher variants, Alto 800 remains the only car that has the smallest 12-inch wheels. Its tyre size is also the narrowest in this class of entry-level cars.
    • Even the base variant of the Redi-Go gets 165-section tyres with 14-inch wheels. The S-Presso, which is another direct rival of the Redi-Go, gets 13-inch wheels with 145-section tyres in the lower variants.

    Also Read - Datsun redi-GO Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

    Amongst all the A-segment cars, Datsun redi-GO has the highest ground clearance, so it should be the last car to bottom-out on uneven roads. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has the biggest boot in the segment, so it can carry maximum luggage. In terms of cabin space, the WagonR’s bulbous proportions give it almost an unfair advantage. It’s tall boy design also gives it a better road presence than all other cars in this comparison.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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