Datsun Redigo facelift to get 4 variants, 3 engine-gearbox options

    With a refreshed design, structural improvements, powertrain upgrades and plenty of features, the updated hatch will have a lot to offer.

    Published On May 05, 2020 06:00:00 AM

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    Datsun Redigo facelift to get 4 variants, 3 engine-gearbox options

    Datsun is gearing up to introduce a comprehensive update for the smallest member in its India portfolio – the Redigo. And while the facelifted hatch is expected to arrive only after the lockdown is relaxed, images recently leaked online tell us a fair amount about what to look forward to.

    As we have reported earlier, the upcoming Redigo will sport a refreshed look, with a revised front fascia and stylish two-tone wheel covers on the outside and a thoroughly spruced up cabin on the inside. However, the facelift will be more than just skin-deep, with structural upgrades ensuring compliance with crash test and pedestrian protection norms. The previous model’s 0.8-litre and 1.0-litre petrol engines will also be updated to BS6 emission standards.

    Datsun will offer the Redigo facelift in four trim levels – D, A, T and T(O). While all variants will get the smaller-capacity petrol engine mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, it is only the top-end T(O) that will optionally be available with the 1.0-litre petrol mill paired with either the manual or an AMT automatic gearbox.

    As far as safety features and creature comforts go, the updated Datsun promises to be a significant improvement over its predecessor. In line with the latest norms, standard safety kit will include a driver-side airbag, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, driver and front passenger seatbelt reminders and a high-speed alert system. Here is the complete variant-wise list of equipment that the hatchback will sport: 

    D

     

    • 0.8-litre petrol engine (5-speed manual gearbox)
    • Integrated front and rear headrests
    • 3-point retractable seatbelts at front with pre-tensioner and load limiter for driver side
    • 3-point retractable seatbelts for outboard rear passengers, lap belt for middle passenger
    • 14-inch steel wheels (tyre size - 165/70 R14)
    • Halogen headlamps
    • Intermittent wipers
    • Tinted glass
    • Remote fuel-lid opener

    A

    • 0.8-litre petrol engine (5-speed manual gearbox)
    • Power steering
    • Manual air conditioner with cooler and heater
    • Folding rear seats
    • Immobiliser
    • Tachometer (integrated drive computer)
    • Passenger-side sun visor
    • Accessory socket
    • Body coloured bumpers

    T

    • 0.8-litre petrol engine (5-speed manual gearbox)
    • Central locking
    • Remote locking
    • 2-DIN audio system with FM, Aux and USB input and Bluetooth
    • Monotone 14-inch full-wheel covers
    • Front door trim with fabric insert
    • Body coloured outside door handle

    T(O)

    • 0.8-litre petrol engine (5-speed manual gearbox)
    • 1.0-litre petrol engine (5-speed manual gearbox)
    • 1.0-litre petrol engine (5-speed AMT auto gearbox)
    • Passenger air bag (standard)
    • LED DRLs
    • 8.0-inch touchscreen with FM, Aux and USB input, Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
    • Rear-view camera
    • Front LED fog lamps
    • Front power windows
    • 3-point retractable seatbelts with pre-tensioner and load limiter for driver and front passenger side
    • Dual-tone 14-inch full-wheel covers
    • LED inserts for tail-lamps
    • Internally adjustable manual wing mirrors
    • Body coloured wing mirrors

    In its updated avatar, the Redigo will continue to rival the Maruti Suzuki Alto, Renault Kwid and even the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso in our market.

    Also see:

    2020 Datsun Redigo facelift image gallery

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