ROSSLYN, South Africa – All new Datsun vehicles will now be covered by a Datsun warranty covering the vehicles for six years or 150 000km ”to double the period of care-free motoring”.
”A long warranty such as this,” the automaker says, ”will allow customers to drive away in their new car knowing there won’t be any unexpected large expenses a few years down the road.”
As part of the warranty, Datsun will also offer roadside assistance and a customer contact centre that will be available 24/365.
All vehicles sold from March 1 2019 will qualify.
HELPING THE CASH-STRAPPED
Datsun has also announced a new limited monthly repayment option for the recently released Datsun GO and Datsun GO+ mid-spec to help buyers afford the large state increases in fuel levies and electricity.
A media release told The Corner: ”Datsun wants to make sure its vehicles are accessible to the increasingly cash-strapped consumer. For instance, a buyer will able to own the zippy Datsun GO Mid-Spec for R1999 per month, the Datsun GO+ Mid Spec for R2260 per month.
AND SO TO THE PRICES…
Datsun GO Mid Spec and Datsun GO+ Mid Spec respectively
Price per month R1999 / R2260
Repayment period 72 months / 72 months
Subsidized insurance R259.58 / R232.83
Monthly service fee R69 / R69
Based on cost of R149 600 / R159 600
Total cost R203 695 / R221 232
Deposit 10% / 10%
Balloon payment 38% / 35%
Balloon payment amount R56 848 / R55 860