The second vehicle built by the Chinese automaker in India from CKD kits will be the BYD Atto 3 electric SUV.
BYD (Build Your Dreams) will unveil the ATTO 3 electric SUV in India on October 11. It becomes the second model for the company in the country. The e6 MPV, which debuted last year and is now available to private buyers, is BYD’s first product for India.
A five-seater electric SUV with a length of almost 4.5 metres, the Atto 3 is comparable to a Hyundai Alcazar. Between Rs 25 lakh and Rs 35 lakh will be their pricing range. The technical details and list of equipment for the Atto 3 electric SUV were posted online before it came out.
The BYD ATTO 3 in India has the following 5 characteristics:
BYD ATTO 3 Dimensional Data
The BYD ATTO 3 measures the following: 4.45 millimetres long 1,875 mm in width, 1,615 mm in height, and 2,720 mm in wheelbase. It is significantly larger than its top rivals, the Hyundai Kona and MG ZS EV (4,323 mm each; 4,180 mm). The Atto 3 will have a 440-liter boot and 175 mm of ground clearance. It will be 1,750 kilogrammes heavy.
Performance and powertrain in the BYD ATO 3
A permanent magnet synchronous electric motor that produces 201 horsepower and 310 Newton-meters of peak torque powers the BYD Atto 3. The electric motor drives only the front wheels. It also utilises regenerative braking. BYD claims that the Atto 3 can reach 100 km/h from 0 in 7.3 seconds.
The BYD ATTO 3’s range and battery
In India, the Atto 3 should be offered with two battery pack options. A 49.92 kWh battery pack offers a 345-kilometer range that is WLTP-certified. Undoubtedly, BYD will also provide a model with a longer range. a larger 60.48 kWh battery pack, and a 420 km WLTP-certified range. Rapid DC charging of up to 80kW is compatible with the ATTO 3.
BYD ATTO 3: APPLIANCES
LED lights will be lavishly installed on the Atto 3 headed for India. It has automatic climate control, a 12.8-inch touchscreen that can be turned, a heated tailgate, electrically adjustable front seats, wireless phone chargers, leatherette upholstery, and a 5-inch digital instrument cluster.
The Atto 3 has a 360-degree camera as one of its safety features. It also has sophisticated active safety technologies like adaptive cruise control, front- and rear-collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, and lane-keep assistance.
BYD ATTO 3 Launch in India, Dealerships
After its introduction on October 11, deliveries won’t probably start until the beginning of 2023. The Atto 3 will likely cost between Rs 30 and Rs 35 lakh (ex-showroom), making it more expensive than its close rivals.
The first BYD dealership to establish in India was built by Landmark Cars, and it was followed by a few more in South India and one in Mumbai.