We compare the recently launched Maruti S-Presso with the Datsun GO. Let’s see how both these cars compete with each other

Maruti Suzuki launched its third product, S-Presso after the new-gen WagonR and XL6. The hatchback has a SUV stance and directly competes with the likes of Renault Kwid and Mahindra KUV100 because of its design. However, we compare the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso vs the Datsun GO and see how they compete on papers.

Datsun recently launched the GO with a CVT gearbox, which is a first in its segment. The S-Presso also comes in an automatic transmission but that is well suited by the AMT.

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso vs Datsun GO

DimensionsMaruti Suzuki S-PressoDatsun GO
Length3,565 mm3,788 mm
Width1,520 mm1,636 mm
Height1,564 mm1,507 mm
Wheelbase2,380 mm2,450 mm
Ground Clearance180 mm180 mm
Fuel Tank27 litres35 Litres
Tyre Size165/70 R14165/70 R14

Datsun GO wins against the S-Presso anytime in terms of dimensions. However, due to its upright SUV stance, the recently launched Maruti Suzuki S-Presso gains the point in height with 1,564 mm as compared to the 1,507 mm in Datsun GO.

Also Read: Maruti Suzuki S Presso vs Hyundai Santro – Specification Comparison

Maruti S-Presso and Datsun GO Engine Specification

ModelMaruti Suzuki S-PressoDatsun GO
Engine1.0L, 3-cylinder engine1.2L, 3-cylinder engines
Power68 bhp68 bhp
Torque90 Nm104 Nm
Transmission5-speed manual/5-speed AMT 5-speed manual/ CVT
Fuel Efficiency21.7 kpl 19.83 kpl
Emission StandardBS6BS4

Datsun GO is the first in its segment to receive a CVT gearbox which makes the gear shifting easier and the driving experience a lot smoother. Both the cars get 5-speed manual transmission as standard and S-Presso continues with the AMT gearbox.

Also Read: Datsun GO And GO+ CVT Launched In India – Price & Details

Both offer the same power output but it is the Datsun GO which churns out 104 Nm of peak torque. However, it is the Maruti S-Presso which gains a point because its engine is BS6 compliant and Datsun still gets the BS4 compliant engine.


ModelMaruti Suzuki S-PressoDatsun GO
1.0L MT and 1.2L MTRs 3.69-4.48 lakhRs 3.32-5.17 lakh
1.0L AMT and CVTRs 4.68-4.91 lakhRs 5.94-6.18 lakh

As the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso comes in both manual and AMT gearbox, the prices for the same ranges for Rs 3.69 lakh to Rs 4.48 lakh and Rs 4.68 lakh to Rs 4.91 lakh respectively.

Similarly, the prices of the Datsun GO starts at Rs 3.32 lakh to Rs 5.17 lakh for the manual transmission while the CVT ranges from Rs 5.94 lakh to Rs 6.18 lakh for the CVT gearbox.