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Datsun Cars

Datsun offers 1 new car models in Small segment, 1 in Utility segment in India. Choose a Datsun car to know prices, features, reviews and photos.

Datsun GO
3.26 - 4.14 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
Datsun Go Plus
3.82 - 4.89 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi

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About Datsun

The Datsun brand was revived by parent company in the year 2012 after a gap of almost 30 years as a budget offering for many of its developing .... ...read more
The Datsun brand was revived by parent company in the year 2012 after a gap of almost 30 years as a budget offering for many of its developing markets. The company’s original production run took place from 1958 to 1986, during which they produced some excellent cars like the 240Z, 510 sedan and the Fairlady coupes. Brief history However, the actual origins of the company date back much further. The original cars were produced by the Kaishinsha Motorcar company and was named the DAT after the first letters in the names of the founders. Since there was minimal demand for cars in Japan at that time, the company mostly produced trucks for the Japanese military. It merged with Jitsuyo Jidosha and became DAT automobile manufacturing limited and then began selling three-wheeled and four-wheeled automobiles. In 1930, the Japanese government introduced a rule that allowed cars of 500cc and below to be driven without a licence and so DAT automobiles began producing a line of 495cc engined cars to comply with these rules and named then Datsun (son of DAT). By the turn of the Second World War it was producing local copies of various British cars but then concentrated on the war effort after 1937. After the war, the company provided trucks for the occupational forces and by 1947 resumed car production and continued to base its vehicles on the British Austin line. By the late 1950s Datsun began to eye America as a big market and under its parent company, Nissan, made a name for itself over the next 25 years by producing a variety of vehicles. By 1986, Nissan wanted to promote its brand name in a stronger way and slowly decided to phase out the Datsun name in order to achieve the former. Current day As we had said earlier, the brand was revived in 2012 and the first car was launched in early 2014 for the Indian market. The current Datsun brand has a two-car line-up and in the coming future will be joined by the two more models. Each car in the line-up has been designed with a specific market in mind and has been tailor made to suit the needs of just that market. The first car was the Datsun GO hatchback which has been designed keeping the Indian market in mind. It will soon be joined by the GO+ MPV, the Redi-GO compact hatchback and a sedan model that has been designed keeping the Russian market in mind. While each car has been designed with the needs of a specific market, we expect that Datsun will sell all the models in all its markets. The cars are being sold through Nissan dealerships and this will continue to be the case for another three years at least. The company only sells petrol engined models but we expect that they will also offer diesel engined cars in the future.

Datsun Road Tests / First Drives

  • Datsun Redigo First Drive Review
    13 May 2016 by Ameya Dandekar

    Datsun’s entry into India has been challenging to say the least. Its first offering, the Go, was a stripped out version of the Nissan Micra and it has been a struggle for the ...

  • Datsun redi-GO first look review
    14 Apr 2016 by Venkat Desirazu

    Datsun recently took the wraps off its new urban hatchback the redi-GO. It is the third car from the Japanese automaker’s budget brand and will be launched for the Indian ...

  • First Look Review: Datsun Go-Cross
    02 Nov 2015 by Venkat Desirazu

    Datsun took the wraps off its latest concept car the Go-Cross at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Based on the Go+ compact MPV it is their entry into the highly competitive crossover ...

Datsun in News

  • Datsun Redigo reaches dealerships
    26 May 2016 by CarWale Team
    Datsun’s new entry level car Redigo is set for launch in June. The car has reached dealerships ahead of its official debut. Interested customers can book the...
  • Nissan opens a new dealership in Shillong
    25 May 2016 by CarWale Team
    Nissan India has inaugurated a new dealership in Shillong, Meghalaya. Orange Nissan is the first outlet in that state and will cater to both Nissan and Datsun brands.
  • More details on the Datsun redi-GO revealed ahead of launch
    08 May 2016 by Venkat Desirazu
    New details have emerged on the soon-to-be-launched Datsun redi-Go ahead of its official launch slated to happen at the end of this month. This is the third Datsun...
  • Datsun redi-GO to be available for bookings at Rs 5,000
    29 Apr 2016 by CarWale Team
    Datsun has announced that the booking amount for the redi-GO has been set at Rs 5,000 and that they will commence from May 1.  The latter had already been announced...
  • Bookings for Datsun redi-GO already under way
    28 Apr 2016 by Venkat Desirazu
    Looking to cash in on the hype created around the redi-GO, Datsun dealers in Mumbai and Delhi have begun taking bookings for the car ahead of the official booking date,...

Datsun User Reviews

LOVELY CAR
for Datsun GO on 25-May-2016 by Sharad Chavan
Exterior Good looking when compared within this segment of cars. The rear design is very good, Lovely. Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) Space is excellent with amazing boot...
Dont buy it if you drive in mostly on hills
for Datsun Go Plus on 23-May-2016 by vishu palash
I owned datsun go plus on 8 of may 2016. creating lots of problem for me. i have huyandi i10 and alto also. it stands nowhere among both of them. Its honest reviiew as i am a teacher...
Unhappy with After Sales Service, Mileage and Gearbox
for Datsun GO on 16-May-2016 by Nikhil
Exterior The looks are good.  Interior (Features, Space & Comfort)  The space inside is comfortable. Engine Performance, Fuel Economy and Gearbox  The Engine...
The Best small car at this price
for Datsun Go Plus on 04-Apr-2016 by Sree
Exterior It got the best exterior looks in the segment. I feel like I am doing an advertisement to Datsun whenever I go out. So many people asked about the car and it's price. The...
Excellent Car for the price
for Datsun Go Plus on 19-Feb-2016 by chenna
Look and feel of exterior is very good but  quality of metal is very poor. I have took long drive of up to 1800km(from Hyderabad to Ooty via Bangalore and Mysore), i didn't get...
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Upcoming Datsun Cars

Datsun redi-GO Datsun redi-GO

June 2016

₹ 2.30 lakh - 4 lakh

Datsun Go-Cross Datsun Go-Cross

July 2016

₹ 4.50 lakh - 6.50 lakh

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