The new Datsun GO has come
Datsun has launched the new GO, and it’s aimed squarely at the youth marketplace.
The Datsun Go shot to fame when it was first released in South Africa, specifically due to the bad press it acquired. But as they say, “all publicity is right publicity” because the GO has remained with us and functions prominently inside the monthly new car income charts.
However, the brand new version is a much cry from the debut car that became heavily criticized for missing protection capabilities like ABS braking and airbags. The 2019 Datsun GO comes standard with ABS and twin front airbags. Datsun additionally ditched the mobile smartphone dock and replaced it with a touchscreen infotainment device with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, in addition to Bluetooth and USB connectivity – a prerequisite if you want to draw younger consumers.
Electric aspect mirrors, opposite parking sensors, crucial locking, and an immobilizer at the moment are a general system in the GO and GO+, at the same time as the LUX grade gets daytime going for walks lighting, a rear wiper with washer and body coloration door handles.
Completing the appearance is a fixed of stylish 14” wheels that really fit the Datsun.
Powering the Datsun GO is a 50kW clearly aspirated 1.2-liter petrol engine paired with a five-velocity manual transmission. Pricing for the brand new Datsun GO starts at R144 500 and includes a 3-yr/a hundred,000km guarantee. While a service plan is optional, Datsun does throw in free insurance cover for twelve months.