India-made Datsun redi-Go to launch in Sri Lanka next month
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Marks the return of Datsun to Sri Lanka.
Datsun has confirmed that the all new Datsun redi-GO will launch in Sri Lanka in September. This marks the return of the Datsun brand in Sri Lanka, where it will sold through Nissan’s long-time partner in Sri Lanka, Associated Motorways (Private) Ltd. (AMW).
Prices and variants of the redi-GO will be announced closer to its launch date. It will cost slightly lower than the Renault Kwid, which is priced from LKR 2,095,000 (INR 9.63 lakhs). The redi-GO is based on the Renault Kwid, sharing the 0.8L three cylinder engine that produces 54 hp and 72 Nm, paired to a 5-speed manual transmission.
The Datsun redi-GO is one of the most fuel-efficient petrol hatchbacks in India, capable of averaging a fuel efficiency of 25.17 km/L (ARAI-certified).
The redi-GO measures 3,429 mm long, 1,560 mm wide, 1,541 mm high, has a wheelbase of 2,348 mm, and boasts of a best-in-class ground clearance of 185 mm. The top-end redi-GO features LED daytime running lights, front power windows, power steering, a music system with radio/CD/USB/AUX input and an optional drivers airbag. It has a boot volume of 222L.