Kerman Motor Company officially unveiled its newest product on Tuesday, the 4th of August. KMC J7 is considered as the newest assembly product of Kerman automobile manufacturing and the only zero kilometer fastback sedan in the market. This car with a sporty and youthful style will be available in the second half of this year with a price of about One billion and 300 million Tomans Enter the streets of the country.
KMC J7 is actually a rebranded model of Sehol A5 Plus. This car is a product of the partnership between JAC and Volkswagen of Germany, and it is considered a facelift of Jack J. Son. This facelift has made Sehol A5 Plus look more sporty and beautiful than Jack J. Sun. Although in the Middle East market, this car is offered only with the same old appearance, but in an appreciable decision by Kerman Motor, the facelifted face is considered instead of the original model for the Iranian market.
Technical specifications of KMC J7
Kerman J7 engine is categorized in large C size class and fastback sedan body class. The length, width and height of this car are 4780-1820-1492 mm, respectively, and it is a bigger car than Hyundai Elantra 2018. Also, the J7’s 2,770 mm wheelbase has made this car have the most legroom compared to its competitors, such as Arezzo 6 Pro, Mazda 3, Cerato Saipa and Kerman Motor Elantra.
This sports sedan is equipped with a 1500 cc GDI turbo engine that delivers 172 horsepower and 280 Nm of torque at 1800 rpm. This power is transmitted to the front wheels through a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox. According to the manufacturer, the maximum speed of this car is 170 km/h and it can travel from 0 to 100 km in about 8 seconds. The J7 engine is equipped with the Euro 5 emission standard; Also, the weight of the car is 1485 kg and its tank volume is 55 liters.
Safety specifications of KMC J7
Regarding the suspension system, McPherson springs are used in the front of the car and multi-link system is used in the rear suspension. This car is equipped with disc brakes on all four wheels, and its braking system is equipped with systems such as: Hill Hold Control (HAC), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hydraulic Auxiliary Brake (HBA), Emergency Brake (BOS) and control system. traction (TCS).
Other safety features of this car include the following:
- 6 ten-point airbags (front, side, curtain)
- EPB electric parking brake
- Rear parking sensor
- Rain sensor
- 360 degree camera
KMC J7 equipment and amenities
KMC J7 appears full of comforts and Kerman Motor has tried to bring this car to the market with full facilities. According to the company’s announcement, J7 amenities include:
- Panoramic sunroof
- Electric trunk
- Wireless mobile phone charger and 12V power outlet for front and back row
- Keyless entry system
- Automatic and full LED front and rear lights along with the welcome system
- Electric driver’s seat with heater
- Electronic gear shift lever with shifter behind the steering wheel
- 7-inch digital kilometer screen with 3 different color themes
- Automatic air conditioning system with air filter and ventilation valve for rear passengers and cool box
- 10-inch central screen with 8 speakers and USB ports for front and rear passengers
- Electric folding side mirrors
- The ability to set the driving mode in two economic and sports modes
- Electric steering wheel with the ability to adjust the stiffness in three modes
- Power Windows with obstacle detection
- Interior lighting with color selection
- Cruise control
Competitors and price of KMC J7
According to Kerman Motor, the price of the car will be between 1,200 and 1,300 million tomans. According to the announced price, the direct competitor of this product is Phoenix Arizo Six Pro.
After relatively long years of the presence of youthful and fast sedans such as Nissan Maxima and Citroen Xantia, we will once again witness the presence of a sporty and aggressive car in the country’s market. Kerman Motor is seeking to attract young customers by offering an attractive product and extensive after-sales service, and due to the superior features of the J7 product compared to competitors of the same price, we should expect the widespread presence of this car on the country’s roads.