Published on December 8th, 2022 | by Subhash Nair0
BYD Atto 3 Officially Launched In Malaysia: 2 Variants From RM149,800
BYD Atto 3 arrives in Malaysia, brought in by Sime Darby Motors.
Earlier today, Sime Darby Motors launched the BYD Atto 3 electric vehicle in Malaysia. This also marks the introduction of the BYD brand to the country.
The BYD Atto 3 will be sold in two variants here: the BYD Atto 3 Standard Range for RM149,800 and the BYD Atto 3 Extended Range for RM167,800.
BYD ATTO 3 Basic Specs
The BYD Atto 3 is an electric vehicle in the style of a 5-door compact crossover. BYD’s signature Blade Battery is featured here in two sizes which dictate the range, price and equipment. The Atto 3 is between the size of a Honda HR-V or Proton X50.
It is 4455mm long, 1875mm wide, 1615mm tall with a 2720 wheelbase. The ground clearance is 175mm and the luggage capacity is 440L, expandable to 1340L with the rear seats folded.
It weighs between 1680-1750kg depending on model.
Atto 3 Colours In Malaysia
The Atto 3’s interior in Malaysia is a dual tone Eclipse Blue/Hazy Grey combo. The exterior body colour choices are Surf Blue, Forest Green, Parkour Red, Boulder Grey and Ski White.
As standard, both vehicles come with a 12.8″ rotating touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a Portable Key Card, Auto air conditioning, 4 USB ports, full LED lighting, a panoramic sunroof, a 5″ digital instrument cluster, full synthetic leather upholstery, electrically adjustable front seats, support for DC Fast Charging and Vehicle-to-Load power supply, and much, much more.
A full complement of active and passive safety systems as well as advanced driver assist systems are available on both models. The full list includes:
- 7 airbags
- seat belt reminder on all seats
- 360-degree view monitor
- tyre pressure monitoring system
- front and rear parking sensors
- Braking and stability aids
- Hill Descent Control
- Stop & Go Full Speed Adaptive Cruise Control
- Automatic Emergency Braking System
- Front Collision Warning
- Rear Collision Warning
- Blind Spot Detection
- Door Open Warning
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert
The BYD Atto 3 Extended Range adds the following for RM167,800 (+RM18,000):
- 60.48kWh (+10.56kWh) battery capacity
- 1750kg (+70kg) kerb weight
- 480km (+70km) range
- 18″ wheels (versus 17″)
- 80kW DC Fast Charging (versus 70kW DC Fast Charging)
- One Touch open/close tailgate
- Multi-colour gradient ambient lighting with music door handle (versus single colour without music)
- 8-speaker Dirac HD sound system (vs 6-speaker generic)
- Wireless Qi charging pad
- PM 2.5 air filter
BYD Warranty And Package
BYD is offering all customers a 6-year/150,000km vehicle warranty, an 8-year/160,000km battery warranty, and an 8-year/150,000km drive unit warranty. In conjunction with BYD’s launch in Malaysia, the company is also offering a few additional goodies to early customers including a complimentary home portable charger, a complimentary vehicle-to-load extension cable and RM1,000 charging credit.
Check out their official Malaysian website https://byd.simedarbymotors.my/