Datsun has revealed the prices for the BS6 facelifted Redi GO which is now priced starting from Rs 2.83 Lakhs. We have compared its prices with the Alto 800.
Datsun has completed its BS6 launches with the new Redi GO. The prices of the facelifted hatch have been revealed on their website. It is now priced starting from Rs 2.83 Lakhs up to Rs 4.77 Lakhs (ex-showroom). Along with a BS6 engine, it also gets new features and a significant cosmetic upgrade.
If compared with its prime rival, Maruti Alto 800, the prices are comparatively higher. The prices of Alto commence at Rs 2.94 Lakhs going up to Rs 4.36 Lakhs (ex-showroom). However, both of them get some different variants which offers an easier choice for the buyers.
|Redi GO Variant||Price||Alto 800||Price|
|D||2.83 Lakhs||STD||2.94 Lakhs|
|A||3.58 Lakhs||STD (O)||2.99 Lakhs|
|T||3.80 Lakhs||LXI||3.52 Lakhs|
|T (O)||4.16 Lakhs||LXI (O)||3.57 Lakhs|
|T(O) 1.0 Litre||4.44 Lakhs||VXI||3.76 Lakhs|
|T (O) 1.0 Litre AMT||4.77 Lakhs||VXI Plus||3.89 Lakhs|
|LXI CNG||4.32 Lakhs|
|LXI (O) CNG||4.36 Lakhs|
As you can see, the base variant of Redi GO is cheaper than that of Alto by Rs 11,000. The second in line variant (LXI) of ALto 800 is cheaper and even the third in line variant (VXI). The top end variant of Redi GO goes up to Rs 4.77 Lakhs whereas Alto 800 tops out at just Rs 4.36 Lakhs (all prices ex-showroom).
As for the Redi GO, it offers you a more powerful 1.0 Litre three-cylinder petrol engine as well. The unit is borrowed from Datsun GO which produces 67 BHP and 91 Nm of peak torque. Its 800cc engine produces 54 BHP and 72 Nm of peak torque. Also, a 5-speed MT comes as standard for both the engines but the 1.0 Litre unit also offers a 5-speed AMT.
In the case of Alto 800, it does not get any optional or more powerful engine. However, it does offer a factory-fitted CNG kit which is still cheaper than the Redi GO. It will be great on mileage and will suffice the deed for city runs. So, it’s your choice between an automatic gearbox or a powerful engine or more mileage.
The changes on BS6 Datsun Redi GO include new wheel caps, tweaked front and rear bumpers, new grille, new smoked headlamps with LED DRLs and LED fog lamps, a roof spoiler and dual-tone rear bumper. Feature list includes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Voice Recognition, Bluetooth Connection and Rear Parking Camera. Standard safety features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD and rear parking sensors.