Founded in 1982, the Chinese company Jiayuan Electric Vehicles already sells City Spirit electric vehicles in the UK and Spain. The new Komi model will also go outside the PRC, but so far it has launched in the home market with a price range of 45,800-67,800 yuan ($ 7,200- $ 10,600). A choice of rear and front-wheel drive, electric motors with a capacity of 20 kW (27 hp, 90 Nm) and 30 kW (41 hp, 110 Nm), as well as batteries with a capacity of 17.8-35 kWh. Cruising range ranges from 161-322 km (NEDC).
The local premiere of Jiayuan Komi in September 2020 went unnoticed. Now the media have paid attention to the city car, since Jiayuan intends to certify it in the European Union (according to ECWVTA standards) and Japan (according to kei-cars standards). They say that the body is 60% made of high-strength steel.
Dimensions of the four-seater three-door: 2998x1522x1555 mm, wheelbase – 2000. The curb weight of the top version is 1278 kg. Tire dimension: 165/55 R15. The maximum speed is 100 km / h.
The salon is finished with plastic and fabric. There is a multi-wheel, digital tidy, air conditioning, media center with a seven-inch touchscreen and Baidu CarLife interface, electronic parking brake.
For safety, Komi is equipped with ABS, ESP, two airbags and cruise control. Headlights – halogen, lights – LED. There are keyless entry and start. The “grill” with five U-shaped slots reminds of the Jeep brand and the BAIC BJ40 all-terrain vehicle. The hatch has plenty of competitors: Wuling Mini EV, Wuling Nano EV, Chery QQ, KiWi EV, Pocco Duoduo, Lingbao Coco and so on. Jiayuan has two new models in development: Komi-V and Komi-P.