The 2023 BYD Atto 3 is the archetypal cab disconnected the fertile for the Chinese artillery and carmaker giant’s relaunch and enlargement successful the Australian market.
Deliveries of the BYD Atto 3 person already commenced successful Australia, but each of them frankincense acold person been the flagship Extended Range variant which has a larger artillery battalion and costs $47,381 earlier on-road costs.
The entry-level Atto 3 Standard Range is owed to get successful Australia precocious successful 2022 oregon aboriginal successful 2023.
While the BYD Atto 3 is mostly well-equipped, determination are features specified arsenic Apple CarPlay and Android Auto acceptable to beryllium added successful an over-the-air (OTA) update during the 4th fourth of 2022. A caller update brought autochthonal navigation and conversational dependable prompts.
BYD has teamed up with EVDirect, which acts arsenic its importer and distributor successful Australia. As good arsenic its ain online showroom and carnal Experience Centres, the distributor has teamed up with Eagers for a nationwide web of dealerships.
The institution is wide viewed arsenic 1 of the astir apt rivals to Tesla and has large plans for the section market, with 2 much EV models connected the mode utilizing in-house batteries and a bespoke platform.
- 2023 BYD Atto 3 Standard Range: $44,381
- 2023 BYD Atto 3 Extended Range: $47,381
All prices are earlier on-road costs
Both variants of the 2023 BYD Atto 3 are powered by a single electrical motor producing 150kW of powerfulness and 310Nm, with thrust sent done the beforehand wheels.
The entry-level 2023 BYD Atto 3 Standard Range is fitted with a 49.92kWh lithium robust phosphate (LFP) Blade battery and is claimed to person a scope of 345km according to WLTP testing.
The flagship Atto 3 Extended Range connected the different manus is fitted with a larger 60.48kWh LFP Blade battery and is claimed to person 420km of scope according to WLTP testing.
Both Atto 3 models person a maximum AC charging velocity of 7kW, with the Atto 3 Standard Range having a maximum DC charging velocity of 70kW, and the Extended Range having a somewhat higher maximum DC charging velocity of 80kW.
Vehicle-to-load (V2L) comes arsenic standard.
The 2023 BYD Atto 3 measures successful astatine 4455mm long, 1875mm wide, and 1615mm tall, with a 2720mm wheelbase.
Boot abstraction with the rear seats upright is 440L, which tin beryllium expanded to 1340L with them folded. The rear seats fold successful a 60:40 configuration.
The Atto 3 Standard Range has a 1680kg kerb weight, whereas the Extended Range with its larger artillery is somewhat heavier astatine 1750kg.
The Atto 3 is rated to tow 750kg braked and 700kg unbraked, and has a 50kg standing for extortion racks. BYD says it’s presently finalising plan and pricing for Tow Pack and Rack options, acceptable to beryllium disposable to customers from October 2022.
Servicing and Warranty
The 2023 BYD Atto 3 is covered by a six-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty, with the pursuing covered by antithetic warranty periods.
- Electric motor, high-voltage assembly, centrifugal controller: eight years oregon 150,000km
- Lights, tyre unit monitoring module, suspension, shot joints: four years oregon 100,000km
- 12V battery: one twelvemonth oregon 12,000km
The infotainment strategy is covered nether a three-year, 60,000km warranty, on with components similar the daze absorbers, instrumentality bearings, USB charging larboard connectors, and AC/DC charging larboard assembly.
Buyers get 12 months of 24/7 roadside assistance.
Servicing tin beryllium performed astatine a BYD Service and Repair centre, oregon astatine definite autarkic mycar sites.
Maintenance is required each 12 months oregon 20,000km, whichever comes first. There’s a escaped check-up astatine 3 months oregon 5000km, whichever comes first.
In effect to backlash to the archetypal work pricing, BYD precocious introduced a cheaper servicing enactment for customers who don’t rack up arsenic overmuch mileage.
If you’re an proprietor that drives less, you tin wage fixed prices of $189 for each 12 month/20,000km up to the five-year, 60,000km service.
For owners that bash astir 20,000km per year, revised work pricing is arsenic follows:
- 12 months/20,000km: $189
- 24 months/40,000km: $370
- 36 months/60,000km: $189
- 48 months/80,000km: $447
- 60 months/100,000km: $189
- 72 months/120,000km: $370
- 84 months/140,000km: $189
- 96 months/160,000km: $447
This works retired to an mean of $298.75 per service, oregon $2390 successful full implicit 8 years.
The BYD Atto 3 hasn’t received an offical ANCAP oregon Euro NCAP clang trial standing arsenic of yet, though a effect is connected way to beryllium announced connected October 13. This communicative volition beryllium updated erstwhile it’s released.
Luke Todd, managing manager of BYD distributor EVDirect, told CarExpert the Atto 3 has been designed to gain a five-star ANCAP rating.
Mr Todd said EVDirect has been moving “very profoundly with NCAP, besides the highly precocious facilities passim China that enactment with NCAP retired of Europe, and past we’ve besides been moving with the section ANCAP team”.
“We’ve been precise wide each on that this car has been built to get a five-star ANCAP standing successful Australia, and we’re assured that we’re connected way for that announcement,” Mr Todd told CarExpert.
All 2023 BYD Atto 3 models person the pursuing information features:
- Front, side, broadside curtain, and far-side airbags
- Autonomous exigency braking (AEB)
- Front collision warning
- Rear collision warning
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Lane departure warning
- Lane-keep assist
- Rear cross-traffic assist
- Adaptive cruise power with stop/go
- Surround-view camera
- Drive recorder
- Front and rear parking sensors
- Tyre unit monitoring system
- Front and rear spot loop reminder
- ISOFIX kid restraint anchorage points (outer rear seats)
The 2023 BYD Atto 3 comes with the pursuing modular equipment:
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Roof rails
- Panoramic sunroof with electrical descent and anti-trap function
- Power tailgate
- Heated and power-folding broadside mirrors
- LED headlights
- Auto high-beam
- LED daytime moving lights
- LED rear lights
- 12.8-inch rotating touchscreen infotainment system
- 5.0-inch integer instrumentality cluster
- DAB+ integer radio
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (Coming successful Q4 2022)
- Voice adjunct (Coming successful Q4 2022)
- Factory navigation
- Bluetooth connectivity
- Eight-speaker Dirac HD dependable system
- USB-A larboard and USB-C larboard successful centre console
- USB-A larboard and USB-C larboard successful rear
- Wireless telephone charger
- 12V socket
- Keyless introduction and start
- Single-zone air-conditioning
- Heat pump
- PM2.5 aerial filter
- One-touch up-and-down windows with anti-pinch function
- Multi-colour gradient ambient lighting
- LED beforehand speechmaking light
- LED rear broadside speechmaking light
- Luggage compartment light
- Artificial leather upholstery
- Six-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
- Four-way power-adjustable beforehand rider seat
- Heated beforehand seats
- Domestic 3-pin plug AC charger
- Tyre repair kit
The 2023 BYD Atto 3 is disposable successful the pursuing exterior overgarment colours:
- Parkour Red (Extended Range only)
- Surf Blue
- Boulder Grey
- Ski White
All overgarment colours too the Ski White outgo an further $700.
There’s lone 1 interior enactment available, which is simply a two-tone decorativeness called Eclipse Blue + Hazy Grey.
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