Nissan’s affordable car brand, Datsun, is planning to launch the Go+ MPV in India by the end of 2014 or the early 2015. First showcased at the 2013 Indonesia International Motor Show, the MPV made its Indian debut at Delhi Auto Expo in February 2014. The Go+ MPV will be an answer to the Chevrolet Enjoy and Maruti Ertiga.
Expected Launch Date – Q4, 2014
Expected Price – Rs.5 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh
Q1 : What is the Datsun GO+ MPV launch date in India?
Ans. Datsun, the subsidiary of Nissan Motors unveiled the GO based, Datsun GO+ MPV at the 2014 Auto Expo, while the launch will happen by the mid of 2014 in India.
Q2 : What are the engine specifications of Datsun GO+ MPV?
Ans : Datsun has revealed the technical specifications of GO+ MPV on its official site. The Datsun GO+ MPV will derive its power from Nissan Micra’s 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder,12-valve petrol mill. The 1198cc engine is capable of producing the power output of 67bhp and peak torque of 104Nm, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission gear box.
Q3 : Tell me the mileage/Fuel Economy of Datsun GO+ MPV?
Ans : The Datsun GO+ MPV will sport the same 1.2-litre Nissan Micra’s petrol engine, which will deliver an healthy mileage of 20kmpl.
Q4 : Is there any automatic transmission version of Datsun GO+ MPV?
Ans: The New Datsun GO+ MPV is expected to be made available in both automatic and manual version. However, only the petrol model would get the automatic transmission and the diesel will get the 6-speed manual transmission.
Q5: Datsun GO+ is a seven-seater or a five-seater car?
Ans: Datsun GO+ MPV is a seven-seater car, however the third row seats offer less knee-room space. It will come in 2+3+2 configuration, where first and second row gives excellent legroom, headroom and kneeroom space.
Q6. Compare the difference between the Honda Mobilio and Datsun GO+ MPV?
Ans. Both the MPVs were showcased at the Auto Expo 2014 and both are based on their hatchback cars, Honda Mobilio based on Brio hatch and Datsun GO+ MPV will based on GO hatchback. Honda Mobilio will come with the highly efficient 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine, the petrol model will get the 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that also does duty in the new Honda City. The diesel engine produces 98.6bhp of top power and 200Nm of torque. While the Datsun GO+ MPV will have the 1.2-litre petrol engine and the engine is capable of producing the power of 67bhp along with the peak torque of 104Nm.
Q7 : Tell me the price of Datsun GO+ MPV in India?
Ans : The Datsun GO+ MPV will be launched after the launch of GO hatchback, and the MPV will be priced in the range of Rs. 5-6 lakh.
Q8 : What all are the safety features in Datsun GO+ MPV?
Ans : The new Datsun GO+ MPV will come equipped with several advanced safety features including ABS (Anti Lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic BrakeForce Distribution), dual airbags, front fog lamps, seatbelts, steel wheel of 13-inch and many more.
Q9 : Tell me the fuel tank capacity of new Datsun GO+ MPV?
Ans : Datsun GO+ MPV is expected to get a fuel tank of around 45-50 litres of capacity.
Q10: How is the performance of Datsun Go+?
Ans: Datsun Go+ MPV is powered by a dual overhead cam shaft based 1.2-litre, three cylinders; 12-valve petrol engine that also does duty to the Micra hatchback. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 75bhp at 6000rpm and 104Nm of peak torque at 4000rpm. Power is transmitted to front wheels via a five-speed manual transmission gearbox.
Q11. Will Datsun Go+ MPV come in diesel version?
Ans: No, Initially the MPV will only come in petrol version. However, seeing the growing demand for diesel powered vehicles, the company might also introduce the diesel trim.