Datsun redi-GO can now be had with a bigger 1.0-litre engine. The redi-GO 1.0L is available in two trims- T(O) and S. The Datsun redi-GO 1.0L T (O) is priced at Rs 3.57 lakh, while the redi-GO S has been priced at Rs 3.72 lakh (ex-showroom prices).
As you have guessed, this 1.0-litre engine is borrowed from the Renault Kwid 1.0L. It makes 68PS of power and 91Nm peak torque. The engine sends the power via 5-Speed manual transmission. The ARAI certified mileage of the redi-Go 1.0L is 22.5 km/l.
From the outside, the redi-Go 1.0L is identical to the 800cc redi-Go. There are five colours available with this car- grey, silver, lime, red, and white. However, the interiors are slightly refreshed for the bigger cousin. The greyish interiors of the 800cc redi-Go is replaced with black material, making it look slightly upmarket.
Unlike 800cc version, The redi-GO 1.0L can now be had with remote locking key. Rest of the features are carried over. This includes power windows, AC, music system with AUX and CD compatibility. The Bluetooth connectivity is still missing though. The competition for the Datsun redi-Go 1.0L consists of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid 1.0.