Datsun on-Do

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Datsun on-Do
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Manufacturer Datsun (Nissan)
Also called Lada Granta
Production 2014–present
Body and chassis
Class Subcompact
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel-drive
Platform Kalina
Related Datsun mi-Do
Engine 1.6 L VAZ-11186 I4
Transmission 5-speed manual
4-speed automatic
Wheelbase 2,476 mm (97.5 in)[1]
Length 4,337 mm (170.7 in)[1]
Width 1,700 mm (66.9 in)[1]
Height 1,500 mm (59.1 in)[1]

The Datsun on-Do is a subcompact car manufactured specifically for the Russian market under the Datsun brand of Nissan Motor Company. It is a rebadged and restyled version of the AutoVAZ developed Lada Granta and it also has own VAZ-index 2195. The on-Do was launched in Russia on April 4, 2014 and AutoVAZ started serial manufacturing of the car in July 14, 2014.


The word "Do" related to a Japanese traditional culture that can be translated into "move", while "on" indicates adjective or verb. When "Datsun" is added, it means a desire to open up access to mobility and freedom of movement for all.[2]


The on-Do is 77 mm (3.0 in) longer than the Lada Granta and has different front and back similar to other Datsun models. Its wheelbase, height, and width are 2,476 mm (97.5 in), 1,500 mm (59.1 in), and 1,700 mm (66.9 in) respectively.[1]


The on-Do utilises a 1.6 L (98 cu in) straight-four engine that produces 87 hp (65 kW; 88 PS). The power is transmitted to the wheels using a 5-speed manual transmission.[1] A 4-speed automatic gearbox Jatco is available since 2016.[3]

As for sedan transmission Datsun here again the Japanese decided not to reinvent the wheel, but to take the ready 5-speed manual VAZ. The manufacturer claims that for the front-wheel drive car Datsun on-DO the domestic box was slightly upgraded to reduce vibration and noise. The gear ratio of the main pair of the Datsun mechanical box is 3.7, as is the case with Granta. Automatic the transmission (AKPP) on sedan Datsun[4] the manufacturer decided not to put. But it is already known for sure that the machine will appear on the hatchback Datsun mi-DO.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Datsun on-Do". April 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Arti Nama Datsun on-DO". Kompas Otomotif. 2014-04-04. Retrieved 2014-04-05. 
  3. ^ "Sales Of Datsun on-DO Sedan With Automatic Gearbox Began". 2016-10-19. Retrieved 2016-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Engine Datsun on-DO device, timing, characteristics | RSC | Review SuperCars". Review SuperCars. 2017-05-03. Retrieved 2017-06-15. 

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