Automaker Nissan India on Friday announced that it will increase the price of Datsun GO and GO+ models by up to 4 per cent with effect from April 1.
“With rise in input costs and several economic factors, we are making a nominal price adjustment to our Datsun GO and GO+ models,” Nissan Motor India Director Sales and Commercial Hardeep Singh Brar said in a statement.
The new versions of Datsun Go and Go+ were launched in October last year. Thomas Kuehl, President of Nissan India operations said, “The new Datsun GO and Datsun GO+ is conceptualised for the new-age Indian consumer, the millennials who are mature, smart goers, family oriented with a progressive and evolved mindset. Powered by Japanese engineering, Datsun GO and GO+ are equipped with fabulous new features and upgrades for a more comfortable, safe and stylish driving experience’’.
The deliveries of these stylish and bold Datsun Go and Datsun Go+, which come with an array of 28 features, including dual-front airbags, anti-lock braking system etc and over 100 unique upgrades, commenced from Wednesday from all Nissan and Datsun dealerships across the country, the official said.
According to reports, the new Datsun GO & GO+, which comes into 5 grades have been launched in two additional colours - Amber Orange and Sun stone brown respectively. Though the powertrains of Datsun car remain the same, packaging has been kicked up a notch, it said.
Datsun GO is currently priced between Rs 3.32 lakh and Rs 5.17 lakh, while GO+ is tagged at Rs 3.86 lakh to Rs 5.89 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). On Thursday, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) had announced Rs 5,000 to Rs 73,000 price increase for its passenger and commercial vehicles from April.
Earlier this week, French car maker Renault also announced up to 3 per cent increase in price of Kwid range in India from April. Last week, Tata Motors had announced an increase in price of its passenger vehicles by up to Rs 25,000 from April on account of rising input costs and external economic conditions.
Toyota and Jaguar Land Rover have also stated that they would raise the price of select models from April.