How different is the Datsun redi-GO from the Renault Kwid?
Redi GO vs Kwid
The Renault Kwid is an amazing and brilliant car belonging to the quintessential compact hatchback segment that the Indian car market simply adores.
The SUV like looks of Renault Kwid makes it appear more like a crossover car than a hatch back model because of the design of the bonnet and its splendid ground clearance of 180 mm. The top trim of the Kwid has got a touch screen entertainment system and a driver side air bag. The Kwid looks quite fresh and vivacious. It has got to offer loads of space on the inside and a great amount of comfort. The boot space is an amazing 300 litres. The fantastic ground clearance of this car makes it ideal for uneven roads and also gives it a tall boy look. The Kwid has got a wheel base of 2422 mm. It is driven by a 799 cc engine and offers great mileage. The Kwid has indeed brought a new and fresh approach to the compact hatch back category with its superior looks, great ground clearance as well as spacious interiors with an efficient engine, all packed into an attractive Renault Kwid On Road price.
Datsun India launched the redi-GO on 7th of June 2016. It was during the Delhi Auto Expo during 2014, that this car maker had revealed the concept model of the Redi GO for the very first time.
The front fascia of the production model of this car comes with a smartly designed bonnet which is flanked by two stylish head lamps in swept back style, which have integrated turn lights and Datsun’s patent hexagonal radiator grille in the front with its chrome accented borders. The front bumper also adds an aggressive stance to this car with the chrome slats, and prominent lines that flow along the side of this car. The rear wind screen is mounted high up and the tail lamps stacked vertically, enhance the appealing look of the Redi Go. Datsun India has been banking on the Redi Go with the aim to gain a considerable market share in the entry level small car segment of the Indian car industry. As of now, the Redi Go will be available with an 800 cc petrol engine that similar to the Renault Kwid, which will be generating 53 BHP output and highest torque of 72 Nm. The company will initially launch a five speed manual transmission model of the Redi Go and has plans to launch an AMT variant in future.
It is worthwhile to mention here that though Datsun’s Redi Go and Renault’s Kwid are totally different cars with different looks and features, both cars have been built on the same CMF-A platform.
Source – IndianBlueBook