Indonesia - India-bound Datsun Go+ MPV gets 3,500 bookings

24/06/2014 - 21:01 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

In less than two months since its Indonesian launch, the Datsun Go+ has received over 3,500 bookings.

Datsun Go+ doors open at Auto Expo 2014
The Datsun Go+ received over 3,500 bookings in Indonesia.

The Go+ in Indonesia is available in four variants - D, A, T and T option - similar to the Go hatchback in India. Prices start from 85 million Rupiah (INR 4.33 lakhs) and extend up to 102.9 million Rupiah (INR 5.24 lakhs).

The Go+ and Go hatchback share underpinnings, engine and gearbox. Power comes from a 1.2-liter three-cylinder petrol engine which is capable of producing 68 PS and 104 Nm of torque. A 5-speed manual transmission sends the power to the front wheels.

In India, Nissan will launch the Go+ in the festival season. The car was shown at the Auto Expo, and road tests of the Go+ have also commenced in India. The Go+ will become the second model for Datsun in India, which is to be followed by a new entry-level Alto rival next year.

Datsun Go+ dashboard at Auto Expo 2014
The Go and Go+ share all components including doors, seats, instruments, engine and gearbox.

When it goes on sale here, expect the Go+ to be one of the most affordable MPVs on the market. Thanks to a sub-4 meter length (the Go+ measures 3,995 mm long) and a 1.2-liter engine, the Go+ will be classified as a 'small car' in India, and hence gets an excise duty cut from 20 percent (for mid-size cars) to 8 percent.

[Source - Otomotif Kompass]

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