BYD, one of the leading electric vehicle manufacturers in the world, is planning to launch its new electric SUV, the BYD Atto 3, in Nepal soon. The Atto 3 is a compact crossover that offers a stylish design, a spacious interior, a powerful performance, and a long range. The Atto 3 is based on BYD’s e-Platform 3.0, which is designed exclusively for pure electric vehicles and provides intelligence, efficiency, safety, and aesthetics.

BYD Atto 3 Interior


The Atto 3 has a trendy appearance that follows BYD’s Dragon Face 3.0 design philosophy. It has a sharp front fascia with LED headlights and daytime running lights, a large grille with a chrome strip and the BYD logo, and a sporty bumper with fog lamps and air intakes. The side profile has a sloping roofline, black wheel arches, chrome door handles, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The rear end has LED taillights connected by a light bar, a spoiler, a shark fin antenna, and a dual-tone bumper.

The interior of the Atto 3 is rhythmic and comfortable, with a dual-tone dashboard, leather seats, ambient lighting, and a panoramic sunroof. The cabin can accommodate five passengers and has ample headroom and legroom. The Atto 3 also has a large boot space of 410 liters that can be expanded to 1,200 liters by folding the rear seats.

The Atto 3 is equipped with many advanced features that make it fun to drive and easy to use. It has a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, a wireless charging pad, a smart key with push-button start, an electronic parking brake with auto-hold function, a multi-function steering wheel with paddle shifters, cruise control, and automatic climate control.

The Atto 3 also has many safety features that ensure the protection of the occupants and the vehicle. It has six airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, electronic stability control, traction control, hill start assist, hill descent control, blind spot detection, lane departure warning, rear parking sensors with a camera, tire pressure monitoring system, and an immobilizer.

BYD Atto 3 Rear View


The Atto 3 is powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor that produces 136 hp and 210 Nm of torque. The motor is paired with a single-speed transmission that sends power to the front wheels. The Atto 3 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 160 km/h.

The Atto 3 has a lithium-ion blade battery pack that has a capacity of 50 kWh. The battery pack is ultra-safe and can withstand high temperatures and impacts without catching fire or exploding. The battery pack also has a long lifespan of over one million kilometers. The Atto 3 can travel up to 350 km on a single charge according to the NEDC cycle. The battery pack can be charged from 30% to 80% in just 30 minutes using a fast charger.

Price and Competition

The BYD Atto 3 is expected to be priced at around NPR 55 lakhs in Nepal. It will compete with other electric SUVs such as the MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona Electric, and Kia Niro EV. The Atto 3 will offer an attractive option for customers who are looking for a sporty and smart electric SUV that can deliver on performance and range.

ATTO 3 (Superior)

  • Battery: 60.48 kWh
  • Motor Power: 100 kW
  • Range: 420 km (WLTP)
  • Price: Nrs 65,88,000

ATTO 3 (Performance)

  • Battery: 60.48 kWh
  • Motor Power: 150 kW
  • Range: 420 km (WLTP)
  • Price: Nrs 81,99,000

ATTO 3 (Advanced)

  • Battery: 49.92 kWh
  • Range: 345 km (WLTP)
  • Seating: 5 Adults
  • Price: Nrs 55,99,000