BYD Atto 3

China’s EV giant, BYD Auto launched their competitive SUV model BYD Atto 3 in India on 11th October 2022. BYD Auto’s e6 MPV model became a massive success in the Indian EV market. No wonder, the company is excited to spread its new wing, the BYD Atto 3 SUV in the Indian automobile market. This new model becomes the company’s second product in its neighboring, India. Before its launch in India, BYD began selling its Atto 3 SUV model in the countries like Singapore and Australia.

On the other hand, the model’s launch in Nepal had been postponed multiple times due to various reasons. Finally, with its launch in India, BYD will be launching its Atto 3 model in Nepal on 15th October 2022.

Everything you need to know about BYD Atto 3!

Key Specifications

Motor TypePermanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
Battery TypeBYD Blade Battery
Battery Capacity (Standard Range)49.62 kWh
Battery Capacity (Extended Range)60.48 kWh
Standard Range320 km
Extended Range420 km
DrivetrainFront-wheel Drive
Seating Capacity5
Boot Space440 liters (expandable till 1340 liters)
Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionMulti-link
Maximum Power150kW
Maximum Torque310 Nm
Charging Time (AC)7 to 9 hours for the full charge
Charging Time (DC)30 to 80% in 30 mins
Front BrakesVentilated Discs
Rear BrakesDiscs
Front/Rear Tyre215/55 R17- Disc
Length4455 mm
Width1875 mm
Height1615 mm
Kerb Weight1615-1690 kgs
Front/Rear Wheel Track1575/1580 mm
Ground Clearance185 mm

Major Attractions

BYD Blade Battery
  1. Blade Battery:- How can we miss this notable change brought by BYD in 2020? BYD came up with this gripping idea of using a blade battery (chemically- Lithium Iron Phosphate) instead of the traditional li-ion battery. For its placement and structure, the battery is called a blade battery and is considered an ultra-safe battery for EVs. On top of that, the world’s most popular Tesla company is supposedly considering using a BYD blade battery in their new Tesla Model Y.
  2. Two Variants:- There are two variants available for BYD Atto 3, the Standard and Extended range. The price and specifications slightly differ per these variants.

Major Features

  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Electric slide and anti-trap in the sunroof
  • Electric tailgate
  • 60/40 folding rear seats
  • Portable card key
  • Heated seats for driver and passenger
  • 5-inch driver’s digital instrument cluster
  • 3-phase charging capability
  • 220v emergency charging cable
  • Leather styled interior
  • Two-tone (blue and white) interior
  • Safety assistance suite
  • Infotainment system with Bluetooth and DAB radio
  • 12.8-inch rotating infotainment system
  • Android Auto and Apple play card
  • Eight-speaker Dirac sound system
  • Qi wireless phone charging
  • Automatic Emergency Braking System
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear cross-traffic brake
  • Front Collision Warning
  • Rear Collision Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assistant
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Hill Descent Control
  • 3-phase charging capability
  • Full-width LED Tail Lamp
  • LED Dragon Crystal Headlamps with LED DRLs
  • VTOL mobile power supply function
  • Power folding mirrors
  • Heated wing mirrors
  • Roof rails

What is the selling price for BYD Atto 3 in Nepal?

After launching in India, the booking price for the BYD Atto 3 has been set to 50,000 Indian Rupees. Also, the early showroom price for this electric SUV in the Indian market is 20 lakhs Indian rupees. The launch also mentioned the delivery of the EV which will begin in January 2023.

Talking about its price in Nepal, the new BYD Atto 3 is estimated to be priced at 80 to 90 lakhs Nepali Rupees. However, the exact price and the booking price will probably be confirmed only after the launch.

What are the Market Competitions for BYD Atto 3?

The major competitors for BYD Atto 3 will be confirmed only after the price of the EV becomes public. However, through features, Hyundai KONA EV and MG ZS EV are the clear rivals for BYD Atto 3.

It will be a sensation to see how these SUVs take over each other’s market share through their attractive features.

Know about the Company

After stepping into the automobile industry in 2003, the Chinese company BYD garnered huge success in a short span of time. The full form of BYD is “Build Your Dreams” and the company is exactly working for the purpose of people’s dreams.

Beginning as a battery company in 1995, BYD is now popular for its ultra-safe batteries as well as high-rated EVs. At the present, BYD’s EVs have amassed amazing attraction and success and have been one of the best EVs in the world.

In Nepal, ‘Cimex Nepal’ is the authorized distributor of BYD autos. Hence, the new BYD Atto 3 will also be sold by Cimex.