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

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

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-GOs 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 Kwids 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-GOs 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.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

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.

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