BYD Atto 3 electric SUV gets 1,500 bookings in one month

BYD Atto 3 Electric SUV gets 1,500 Bookings in One Month

Within a month, Indian customers have placed 1,500 reservations for the Atto 3 electric SUV from Chinese automaker BYD. In Indian borders, it competes with mid-size EVs. The vehicle was unveiled in October of this year, and deliveries would begin once it debuts in January of 2023 at the Auto Expo. Since its release, the electric SUV has gotten positive reviews from both critics and prospective buyers, resulting in 1,500 reservations. The price of the brand-new BYD Atto 3 is Rs 33.99 lakh, ex-showroom.

BYD Atto 3 electric SUV gets 1,500 bookings in one month

Let us look into the features and specifications of BYD Atto 3 in detail. The four-wheeler has a striking appearance and a roomy, modern cabin. BYD is growing its market presence in India at a time when Chinese businesses are subject to heavy inspection in the country. The Atto 3 follows the e6 electric MPV, which was introduced last year, as the Warren Buffet-backed company’s second product to be sold in India.

The BYD Atto 3 includes a large air vent, a longer hood, a stylish chrome grille, LED headlights with L-shaped DRLs, and a chrome bumper. Blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs mounted on indicators, roof rails, C-pillars painted in contrast, and 18-inch dual-tone alloy wheels surround it. A shark-fin antenna, a windscreen with a rake, a window wiper, and LED tail lights cover the back end.

A 60.48kWh battery pack and a 200hp/310Nm electric motor provide power for the Atto 3. The model is said to have a 521 km claimed range on a single charge. The EV has three driving modes: Eco, Normal, and Sports, and it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds.

BYD Atto 3
Image credits : Autocar India

The Atto 3 offers a roomy interior with a panoramic sunroof, powered front seats, a flat-bottom multifunction steering wheel, and ambient lighting in 31 different colors. It has a 12.8-inch rotating touchscreen infotainment system with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as a 5.0-inch digital gauge cluster.

The India-spec a  60.48 kWh battery pack powers the BYD Atto 3, which has a 521 km stated driving range on a single charge. BYD claims that a DC fast charger can fully charge the electric SUV from zero to eighty percent in 50 minutes. To fully power it up, though, the standard AC home charger will need about 10 hours.

The BYD Atto 3 has a number of safety features, including seven airbags, a 360-degree parking camera, front and rear parking sensors, and TPMS. Additionally, BYD offers a battery guarantee of 8 years or 1.60 lakh kilometers and a vehicle warranty of 6 years or 1.50 lakh kilometers. In India, deliveries will start in January 2023.