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BYD Atto 3 EV coming in Malaysia – Blade LFP battery, 420 km, priced under RM150k?

With BYD confirmed to enter Malaysia through Sime Darby Motors As a distributor, the brand will bring a wide range of its electric vehicles to market, starting with the Atto 3 SUV and e6 MPV.

Atto 3 SUV has Sold in Australia price from RM137k Down, after Open book orders in Februaryand it will also be launched in Thailand on October 10 in an Extended Range cover, which can go up to 420 km on a full charge.

In terms of dimensions, the Atto3 is 4,455 mm long, 1,875 mm wide and 1,615 mm high with a wheelbase of 2,720 mm. For comparison, Electric Hyundai Kona Length 4,180 mm, width 1,800 mm and height 1,570 mm respectively with a wheelbase of 2,600 mm.

Specifications sheet 2022 BYD Atto 3 Singapore (left) and Australia (right) – click to enlarge

In Thailand, the Extended Range will be the first variant of the Atto 3 SUV that will cost 1.2 million baht (RM147k), and the package is 60.48 kWh Blade LFP battery rated for a range of 420 km on the WLTP test protocol (the standard closest to real world range); The Standard variant uses a 49.92 kWh battery that offers 345 km of range (WLTP).

According to specifications in the Singapore market, the engine comes from a front-mounted electric motor that produces 201 hp and 310 Nm of torque, allowing a 0-100 km / h acceleration time of 7.3 seconds.

The electric SUV can be charged at a maximum capacity of 80 kW DC via the CCS2 connection or up to 6.6 kW AC via the Type 2 plug. Charging at 50 kW DC from 20-80% takes 42 minutes, in when fully charged from 0 at 80 kW DC takes 1.2 hours; Charging from 0-100% via 6.6 kW AC takes 9.5 hours.

Compared to Singapore, which has the Atto 3 in just one battery variant (60.5 kWh unit is larger), Malaysia could prevail after entering the Australian market, which offers buyers two units, in addition. also offers a battery variant of 49.92 kWh. Hyundai Sime Darby Motors has taken a similar approach to Kona Electric, sold in Malaysia in three variants with 39.2 kWh and 64 kWh battery capacities.

The Singapore specification for the Atto 3 also includes a truck mobile power supply (V2L) function, which can be performed at speeds up to 2.2 kW. There’s also the DiLink Smart Connectivity System, NFC tag-enabled smart port and engine starter, wireless phone charger, air purifier mode, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay (from Q4 2022). , Smart Voice Support (also from Q4), BYD OS App and more.

In terms of safety equipment, there are seven airbags, a 350-degree surround-view monitor, a digital video recorder (DVR), adaptive cruise control when stopping and traveling at full speed, AEB , front and rear collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, rear cross-traffic brake, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring and door opening warning.

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These are also combined with a tire pressure monitoring system, hill descent control, traction control, ESP, ABS, EBD, as well as two radar sensors front and four rear.

The aforementioned prices for the BYD Atto 3, in ringgit, start at RM137k and from RM147k, respectively, in Australia and Thailand, which is why entering the Malaysian market could finally come from below the mark. RM150k, with the following conditions Current electric vehicle incentives in the country.

The local arrival of the BYD Atto 3 is yet to be confirmed, although it will certainly join a fast-growing segment in Malaysia, including ones like the Kona Electric offered at a premium. similar price. What do you think of the Chinese automaker’s electric SUV? Let us know in the comments section.

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