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BYD Atto 3 Launched In India At Rs. 33.99 Lakh | V3Cars

BYD Auto India have launched the Atto 3 at Rs. 33.99 lakh ex-showroom. Since it was unveiled in India, the Atto 3 has received 1,500 bookings. The BYD Atto 3 goes up against the likes of the MG ZS EV, Tata Nexon EV Max and the upcoming Mahindra XUV400.

BYD Atto 3 Electric SUV

The India-bound BYD Atto 3 electric crossover comes with a 60.48kWh battery pack, which gives it an ARAI-certified range of 521km on a single charge. The Atto 3 is the only electric crossover in the C-segment to offer advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) with features such as auto emergency braking, blind spot detection, lane keeping assist, rear cross traffic and adaptive cruise control.

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BYD Atto 3

BYD Atto 3 Dimensions

Take a look at the dimensions of the Atto 3 against its rivals:

BYD ATTO 3 VS RIVALS

DIMENSIONS COMPARISON

Dimensions

Atto 3

Nexon EV Max

ZS EV

KONA ELECTRIC

XUV400

Length

4455mm

3993mm

4323mm

4180mm

4200mm

Width

1875mm

1811mm

1809mm

1800mm

1821mm

Height

1615mm

1616mm

1649mm

1570mm

1634mm

Wheelbase

2720mm

2498mm

2581mm

2600mm

2600mm

The BYD Atto 3 is the longest and widest SUV in its class. It also gets a class leading wheelbase of 2720mm. The MG ZS EV is the tallest of all the electric SUVs here. Overall, the Atto 3 is likely to offer impressive road presence.

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BYD Atto 3 Features

Here are the notable features of the new BYD Atto 3:

- Panoramic sunroof

- Adaptive LED headlights

- Electric parking brake

- 7 airbags

- 360-degree parking camera

- Power-adjustable front seats

- Digital instrument cluster

- 12.8-inch rotating touchscreen infotainment system

- Wireless phone charger

BYD Atto 3

BYD also offer a 7kW home charger with free installation with the Atto 3. It also comes with a 3kW portable charger, a 3-year free 4G data subscription, 6 year roadside assistance and 6 free maintenance services. Like most other EVs in the segment, the Atto 3 offers a warranty of 8 years or 1.6 lakh km, whichever is earlier, for the battery. Furthermore, the motor and motor controller come with an 8-year/1.5 lakh km warranty whereas the vehicle comes with a 6-year/1.5 lakh km warranty.

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BYD Atto 3 Powertrain Specifications

Take a look at the powertrain specifications of the Atto 3 against its rivals:

BYD ATTO 3 VS RIVALS

POWERTRAIN COMPARISON

 

Atto 3

XUV400

Kona Electric

MG ZS EV

Nexon EV Max

Batt. Pack

60.48kWh

39.5kWh

39.2kWh

50.3kWh

40.5kWh

Maximum Power

203PS

150PS

136PS

177PS

143PS

Power:Weight

NA

NA

NA

122.58PS/t

95PS/t

Peak Torque

310Nm

310Nm

395Nm

280Nm

250Nm

Torque:Weight

NA

NA

NA

178.34Nm/t

167Nm/t

0-100kmph (Claimed)

7.3s

8.3s

9.7s

8.5s

9s

Automatic Transmission

1-speed

1-speed

1-speed

1-speed

1-speed

Claimed Range

521km

456km

452km

461km

437km

Charge Time (15A/16A plug)

NA

13 Hours (0%-100%)

NA

18 Hours (0%-100%)

15 Hours (10%-100%)

Charge Time (7.2kW AC charger)

NA

6 hours 30 minutes

6 hours 10 minutes

8.5 - 9 hours

5-6 hours

Charge Time (50kW DC fast charger)

50 minutes (0-80%)

50 minutes (0-80%)

57 minutes (0-80%)

60 minutes (0-80%)

56 minutes (0-80%)

Top Speed

NA

150kmph

NA

NA

140kmph

Regeneration

NA

Non-adjustable

Variable

Variable

3 Levels

Drive Modes

Yes

3

3

3

3

The BYD Atto 3 gets the segment-largest 60.48kWh battery pack. Additionally, the Atto 3 offers 203PS of power and 310Nm of torque, which are class leading. It is worth noting that the XUV400 also offers 310Nm of torque and is likely to come at a far lower price tag. BYD are yet to reveal the charging time and charging options for the Atto 3.

BYD Atto 3

BYD Atto 3 is currently the most-expensive EV in its class. It’s rivals include the Tata Nexon EV Max, MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona EV and the upcoming Mahindra XUV400. However, as you have seen the story earlier, it offers class-leading dimensions, features and performance along with an impressive claimed driving range.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Amit Saraswat

Born and brought up in Agra, he grew up reading magazines more than textbooks. With a keen interest in cars, he decided to make his future in automotive journalism and is currently helping in content at V3Cars.

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