Datsun redi-GO has been ranked third in the entry compact segment by J.D. Power 2017 India Initial Quality Study (IQS). The hatch achieved a rating of (107PP100)* while the entry compact segment average rating stood at (121PP100). Over the last 3 years, the customer response to the company portfolio which includes the GO, GO+ and redi-GO has been incredible. It today accounts for more than half of the total sales of Nissan Motor in India and continues to steadily growing. Datsun India recently celebrated the production milestone of its 100,000th car.
Jerome Saigot, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. said, “This recognition is a strong testimony of customer acceptance and their confidence towards Datsun brand and redi-GO in particular. Datsun is focused on offering accessible and high-value-for-money cars for the young risers of India. On behalf of the Datsun India team I would like to thank all our customers and dealer partners for the commitment towards our brand”. The 2017 India IQS Study is based on responses from 8,578 new-vehicle owners who purchased their vehicle from November 2016 through July 2017. In the recent J.D Power 2017 India Customer Service Index (CSI) Study, Datsun has been ranked sixth in India in after-sales customer satisfaction.
The 2017 India IQS Study examines more than 200 problem symptoms in eight problem categories (listed in order of frequency of reported problems): engine/ transmission; heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC); driving experience; vehicle exterior; features, controls and displays; vehicle interior; audio, entertainment and navigation (AEN); and seats. Maruti Alto was ranked first in this segment with rating of 103 PP100. Meanwhile, it is being learnt that Datsun is readying the AMT variants of the redi-GO and they might launch in January next year. Datsun redi-GO challenges the likes of Renault Kwid, Maruti Alto, Hyundai Eon in the entry-level hatchback segment in the Indian market.