2018 Datsun GO And GO+ Facelift Launching Soon – What To Expect


Check out the possible launch date, expected price, specs, and features of the upcoming Datsun GO and GO+ Facelift versions. Both are expected to launch in this festive season. The facelift GO is expected to start from Rs 4 Lakhs and the GO+ is expected to be priced from Rs 4.5 Lakhs onwards. Read ahead to know more. 

Despite having one of the cheapest cars in their segment, Datsun and its cars have never made it to that high level. The GO is mainly used in cab services and GO+ and RediGo were not that popular. Since their launch in 2014, they have not received an update yet. Now, as the recent news pour in, the 2018 Datsun GO and GO+ facelift are launching soon in India. The expected launch is in the festive season 2018. The global version receives heavy upgrades in features and design. Features include a new 6.75 Inch touchscreen infotainment screen, Driver’s side airbags, A new mobile docking system with Bluetooth connectivity, Front and Rear power windows, LED DRLs and a Rear wiper and washer. With this features, it can pass off as a better entry-level hatchback than the earlier version. Check out more details of the upcoming hatchback in this.

2018 Datsun GO And GO+ Facelift

2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Launch Date: 

Launch Date
September 2018

Datsun GO and GO+ have been revealed for the Indonesian markets. According to the latest news, the cars are expected to come to India by September 2018.

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2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Pricing:

Prices (ex-showroom)
Datsun GO 4 Lakhs
Datsun GO+ Rs 4.5 Lakhs

Considering the added features, the CVT gearbox and cosmetic changes, the price range of GO and GO+ is expected to rise. According to the Indonesian version, 2018 Datsun GO is priced starting from Rs 4.90 Lakhs and GO+ is priced starting from Rs 5.34 Lakhs (both ex-showroom). The Indian version of the hatchback is expected to start from Rs 4 Lakhs and the MPV is expected to start from Rs 4.5 Lakhs.

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2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Design:

On the exterior, and GO+ receive a new bumper, an upgraded hexagonal grille and new vertically stacked LED DRLs. GO and GO+ copy some of the elements from the GO Cross. It also gets Electric ORVMs with turn indicators, a rear wiper with washer, rear spoiler and an external lock system. The new 14-inch alloys also look better than the old ones. Datsun also offers front splitter, rear defuser and side skirts as an option. Moreover, the GO and GO+ look different for a change.

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2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Interiors: 

In the interiors, GO and GO+ receive a new instrument cluster with a redesigned all-black dashboard. Also, they get a new 6.75-inch touch infotainment system with smartphone connectivity, which was pending for a long time. Other added features on the cars include added rear power windows, power steering, a new mobile docking system and a USB port for charging. Also, the rectangular AC vents of the car replace the circular AC vents. In terms of safety, both the cars get driver’s side airbags and auto headlamps.

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2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Engine And Transmission:

Currently, GO and GO+ run on a 1.2 Litre 3-cylinder engine that produces 78 BHP worth power and 104 Nm worth torque. The CVT variant produces 68 BHP worth power and 104 Nm worth torque. Currently, both the cars are mated to a five-speed manual transmission. Both the cars deliver a claimed mileage of 20.61 KMPL.

1200 CC 3-cylinder
Max Power
78 BHP/68 BHP (CVT)
Max Torque 104 Nm
Mileage 20.61 KMPL

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2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Features:

GO and GO+ get some added features, which were lacking compared to the competition. Currently, the car comes with airbags, digital tachometer, follow me headlamps and gear shift indicators. Following are the features of facelift versions of both the cars:

  1. 6.75 Inch touchscreen infotainment screen
  2. Driver’s side airbags
  3. A new mobile docking system
  4. Bluetooth connectivity
  5. Rectangular AC vents
  6. Front and Rear power windows
  7. Rear wiper and washer
  8. Rear large spoilers
  9. Automatic Headlamps
  10. USB Port for charging
  11. Electric ORVMs
  12. Power steering as a standard fitting

Also Read: Datsun Redi-GO AMT Smart Drive Automatic Test Drive Challenge

2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Competition:

GO is an entry-level car and it competes with Hyundai Eon and Maruti Suzuki Alto. On the other hand, GO+ is a five-seater car with MUV looks and a very big boot space. So it does not have any direct competition as of now, but it indirectly competes with GO’s competitors.

2018 Datsun GO and GO+ Specifications: 

Datsun GO and GO+
Launch Date September 2018
Rs 5 Lakhs to Rs 7 Lakhs
Fuel Petrol
1.2 Litre 3-cylinder
Power 78 BHP
Torque 104 Nm
5-speed MT/AMT (expected)
Mileage 20.61 KMPL
New 6.75 Inch touchscreen infotainment screen, A new mobile docking system with Bluetooth connectivity, Front and Rear power windows and a Rear wiper and washer.
Safety Features
Passenger and driver’s side airbags and ABS


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