2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid – Specification Comparison

2018 Datsun GO has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 3.29 Lakhs. Its biggest competitor is Kwid, which recently got a mild update. Check out the comparison story between 2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid.

After its launch in 2014, Datsun GO has finally received a facelift. When it came, it came with some segment first features and now also it follows the same path. The GO facelift gets features like a 7-inch touchscreen system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and more. Also, it is the safest car in its segment, given the safety features it has. While its bitter competitor also got a mild update recently. A similar feature list is also found in the updated Kwid. So, let’s put 2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid to know which one is a better buy.

2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid comparison image

2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid- Price

Datsun GORenault Kwid
D – Rs 3.29 Lakhs
STD 0.8 – Rs 2.66 Lakhs
A – Rs 3.99 Lakhs
RXE 0.8 – Rs 3.09 Lakhs
A (O) – Rs 4.29 Lakhs
RXL 0.8 – Rs 3.35 Lakhs
T – Rs 4.49 Lakhs
RXT 0.8 Driver Airbag – Rs 3.82 Lakhs
T (O) – Rs 4.89 Lakhs
RXT 1.0 Driver Airbag – Rs 4.04 Lakhs
RXT 1.0 AMT – Rs 4.34 Lakhs
Climber – Rs 4.33 Lakhs
Climber AMT – Rs 4.63 Lakhs

The GO Facelift starts at Rs 3.29 Lakhs and goes up to Rs 4.89 Lakhs. Comparatively, Kwid starts lower at Rs 2.66 Lakhs onwards and goes up to Rs 4.63 Lakhs. The pricing is somewhat similar between both the hatchbacks.

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2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid- Engine Specifications

Datsun GORenault Kwid
Engine1.2 Litre0.8L /1.0 L
Power68 BHP54 BHP/68 BHP
Torque104 Nm72 Nm/91 Nm
Transmission5-speed MT5-speed MT/AMT

The GO continues with the 1.2 Litre petrol engine. The engine puts out 68 BHP max. power and 104 Nm torque. It comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

On the other hand, Kwid gets an extra point. It comes with 2 engine options – 0.8 L and 1.0 L petrol. The 0.8 L churns out 54 BHP and 72 Nm. The latter engine puts out 68 BHP and 91 Nm. It gets an extra point for an optional AMT offer alongside the 5-speed manual gearbox.

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2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid- Mileage

Datsun GORenault Kwid
Mileage19.83 kmpl23 kmpl/21 kmpl

The figures are quite obvious. GO has the most powerful engine and delivers the least mileage amongst all the three engine options available.

2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid- Features

The GO Facelift comes with many segment first features, which are as follows:

  1. 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  2. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with voice recognition
  3. Revised Centre Console
  4. USB charging port
  5. Follow-me-home headlamps
  6. LED DRLs

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Well, Kwid also is not completely left out in this race. Check out the features of Kwid, ahead:

  1. 12V Charging socket
  2. Touchscreen Media NAV
  3. Lockable Glove Box
  4. 2 Power sockets
  5. Rear seat armrest
  6. Bluetooth audio streaming and Handsfree telephony

2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid Safety Features

While Datsun GO is now the safest hatchback in its segment, let’s check out the safety features:

  1. Speed alert system
  2. Dual front airbags
  3. Rear parking sensors
  4. ABS
  5. EBD with brake assist

Kwid does not come with all the safety features, but it gets one important feature that is not there in the GO. Check out the safety features:

  1. Reverse Parking Sensors
  2. Reverse Parking Camera
  3. Remote keyless entry with central locking
  4. Driver airbag

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2018 Datsun GO Facelift Vs Renault Kwid Dimensions

Datsun GORenault Kwid
Length3785 mm3679 mm
Width1635 mm1579 mm
Height1485 mm1513 mm
Wheelbase2450 mm2422 mm
Ground Clearance170 mm180 mm

As we see the figures, it looks like GO is a bit bigger than the Kwid in length, width, and wheelbase. However, Kwid gets a bigger height and an increased ground clearance too.