2018 Datsun Cross is present in Indonesia as a new breakthrough in the compact crossover segment. Various features make it no longer bear the status of LCGC. As a crossover, Datsun gives a little touch on the exterior to give the impression of tough and also a little luxurious. The most noticeable change in the 2018 Datsun Cross is seen in the vehicle front sector. The main lights that use the projector coupled with LED signature, make it look sweeter than previous generations.
2018 Datsun Cross also looks special thanks to the use of under the protector, although made of plastic material. The lowest distance to the ground on this car also increased to 200 mm, thanks to the embedding wheel size of 15″ so worth mentioning as a crossover.
One that makes the 2018 Datsun Cross look more masculine is the presence of a roof rail. The consumers are more comfortable when they have to carry more items. This is because the baggage in the cabin is practically unavailable, if the consumer holds a chair on the third row. This war can support goods up to 30 pounds.
2018 Datsun Cross actually looks like the previous product, namely Go Plus Panca. But the difference is over fender that makes it look more sporty. The roof spoiler equipped with brake lights and wipers for the rear glass, a complement to the evolution of Datsun in Indonesia.
Entry into the cabin, 2018 Datsun Cross make a magical touch through the head unit with 6.75″ touch screen function in the center of the dashboard. The feature comes with Bluetooth, USB, AUX and smartphone connection. The head unit is surrounded by silver trim so it gives the impression of luxury.
The interior of the 2018 Datsun Cross as a whole looks more sporty with the use of black on the seat and door trims. Has a three-row seat configuration, but this car is only able to accommodate five adult passengers. While in third row is only recommended to be occupied by two children only.
The 2018 Datsun Cross gear lever still follows its predecessor, being one with the dashboard. The difference, currently they offer an automatic transmission system without fear is the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). Most important is the more modern parking brake lever and placed in between the seats.
Turning to the pacemaker sector, 2018 Datsun Cross still maintains a 1.2-liter capacity engine as used on the Datsun GO. The difference is only for automatic transmission, Datsun do some development. Datsun Cross CVT version is said to be able to spawn more power, IE 78 HP. Unfortunately, there is no official statement that explains the difference in engine power, is it because CVT transmission is minimal friction so that not too much reduce the engine power to the wheels.
While the manual transmission there is no change so that maximum power remains 68 HP. Unfortunately Datsun Indonesia does not issue official claims about fuel consumption from 2018 Datsun Cross.
Noteworthy is 2018 Datsun Cross armed with more advanced features than Datsun GO duets. Such as vehicle dynamic control (VDC) technology that includes features of anti-lock brake system (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA), traction control (TCS), and break-limited slip differential (B-LSD). The other safety devices include double air bags, seat belt warning lights, and automatic headlight lamps.
Because it no longer pocketed predicate LCGC, 2018 Datsun Cross is said to be priced at IDR 163 million for the type of manual, while for the type of CVT will be priced at IDR 175 million. The price of 2018 Datsun Cross may increase or decrease when it is officially produced and marketed in March 2018.