Changan Lumin

The Changan Lumin is a battery electric city car produced by Changan Automobile.

In April 2022, Changan unveiled a new city car, creating a new Lumin model line dedicated to affordable electric cars. The small 3-door model has been kept in a modern design, distinguished by a round silhouette with characteristic, round headlights and rear lamps and a two-color painted body. The modular EPA0 platform made it possible to create space in the cabin for 4 passengers.

The interior of the Lumin is kept in a minimalist, simple design that limits the surfaces with instruments to a minimum. The dashboard was dominated by a 260 mm (10.25 in) touchscreen multimedia system, and the standard equipment maintained a rich level with, among others, radio, navigation, connectivity with smartphone interfaces and adaptive cruise control.

The Lumin was built for the domestic Chinese market, where sales began two months after its debut in June 2022. It is positioned as a low-cost city car, with a price starting at 48,900 yuan at its debut, and competing for the intensively developing market of similar structures in China.

The Lumin is an electric car for a typical urban purpose, which went on sale with an electric motor with a power of 41 hp, allowing for a maximum speed of 101 km/h (63 mph). The vehicle is available with two battery packs supplied by the Chinese company CATL, distinguished by a capacity of 13 kWh or 18 kWh. The first package allows drivers to drive about 155 km (96 mi) on a single charge, and the more expensive one has a range of up to 210 km (130 mi) on a single charge.