In India, the Datsun GO Cross might come with two powertrain options – a 1.2-litre, DOHC petrol and a 1.5-litre In-line diesel.
Based on GO+ MPV platform, the Datsun GO-Cross will challenge products like Ford EcoSport and Maruti Vitara Brezza.
Nissan’s low-cost car brand Datsun’s next all-new product will be the Go Cross that the company had showcased at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. Internally known as EM2, the Datsun Go Cross will lock horns with products like Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport. Similar to the existing Datsun cars, the GO Cross will be manufactured in India and Indonesia with high-level of localisation to price it competitively against its rivals. The vehicle will be based on GO+ MPV platform, and may come in both 5 and 7 seat configurations.
Since it’s in early concept stage, we expect the Go Cross to be rolled out towards the end of 2017 or Early 2018. Exact launch details will be revealed closer to its launch.
|Base Model||Rs 5 lakh|
|Top Model||Rs 10 lakh|
Based on the highly localised low-cost platform, the GO Cross is expected to be priced quite aggressively against its rivals. It could be priced within the range of Rs. 5 lakh – Rs. 10 lakh (ex-showroom).
|Engine||1.2-litre, 3-cylinder Petrol|
|Maximum Power||76bhp @ 6,000rpm|
|Maximum Torque||104Nm @ 4,000rpm|
|Engine||1.5-litre, 4-cylinder In-Line Diesel|
|Maximum Power||63.1bhp @ 4,000rpm|
|Maximum Torque||160Nm @ 2,000rpm|
– Hexagonal grille with chrome bezel
– LED fog lights
– Auxiliary circular lamps
– Chromed finished wheels
– Silver chromed bumper with black plastic extensions
– LED headlamps
– Silver lower body cladding and roof rails
– Rear bumper with pseudo air intakes
– Silver diffuser and LED taillight
– High ground clearance
Built on the GO+ MPV’s elongated Nissan V platform, the Datsun GO Cross will be as light as its MPV sibling. With bold silhouette and a high ground clearance, the GO Cross has stance of a proper compact SUV. This one, in fact, looks a lot better than many compact SUVs on sale currently.
The car’s front fascia features a hexagonal grille with chrome bezel, silver chromed bumper with black plastic extensions, LED fog lights and headlamps, auxiliary circular lamps and higher bonnet line.
The side profile looks quite attractive with silver lower body cladding, a pair of chrome finished 5-spoke alloy wheels and roof rails. Though, the rear end is quite different from the GO hatchback and GO+ MPV. At the rear, the car gets a bumper with pseudo air intakes, LED taillight enclosures and silver diffuser.
In India, the Datsun GO-Cross crossover might be offered with a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, 12V, petrol and a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder in-line diesel engine. These powertrains also do duty in other Nissan cars. The petrol mill is capable to yield a maximum power output of 76bhp at 6,000rpm and a peak torque of 104Nm at 4,000rpm. On the other hand, the diesel mill churns out 63.1bhp at 4,000rpm and 160Nm at 2,000rpm. Transmission duties could be executed by a 5-speed manual gearbox. Though, the company hasn’t yet revealed the engine details of the vehicle.
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