Datsun launched the redi-Go about a year ago and to our advantage it’s been one of the cars that we have had the opportunity to test the maximum. And so we did. Over due course, we not just drove the smart hatchback in the city but we also tested its metal on a drive to the hills. How has the car fared you ask? Read on.
Going by first impressions, we loved the fact that the redi-Go stands out in the crowd. The ground clearance offered by this hatch is excellent and we crossed large speed bumps with ease. Short overhangs also meant that the car could drive over pave- ments comfortably. We also like the fact that Datsun is offering certain features that no other car in its class is. Like the daytime running light. However, the quality on offer could have been slightly better. The DRLs are not bright enough and the ones on our car could barely be spotted. Other eye soar include the rubber door strips that pop out occasionally and have to be pressed back into the window cavity.
Inside, the dash has held the test of time well. The colours have not faded out and there are no scratches to report. On the downside, the audio system did not quite stand the test of time. The system, which sup-