Published on January 31st, 2024 | by Subhash Nair


BYD Was The Best Selling EV Brand In Malaysia Last Year

Unsurprisingly, BYD took the EV sales lead in Malaysia last year with the Atto 3 and Dolphin.

Sime Darby Beyond Auto today announced that BYD was the number one best-selling EV brand in Malaysia for 2023. The resounding success of BYD underscores its unparalleled popularity, aligning seamlessly with the surging interest among Malaysians in embracing sustainable mobility solutions.

BYD Atto 3 rear three quarters in a car park in Malaysia

BYD ATTO 3: A Malaysian Favorite

The BYD ATTO 3 has earned its status as the most preferred model among Malaysians, thanks to its attractive price point, making EV ownership accessible to a broader audience, especially families. Beyond affordability, the BYD ATTO 3 distinguishes itself as the first SUV built on BYD’s advanced e-platform 3.0, boasting an impressive range of up to 480km on a single charge. This offers Malaysians convenience, comfort, and peace of mind for their daily drives.

Pre-bookings Open for BYD SEAL

In alignment with these achievements, SDBA has officially opened pre-bookings for the highly anticipated BYD SEAL starting January 19. EV enthusiasts can secure their bookings through the newly relaunched official website The BYD SEAL promises cutting-edge technology, sleek design, and unparalleled performance, capturing the hearts of EV enthusiasts. With a pre-booking fee of RM1,000 per unit, interested customers can secure their place as early owners of this highly anticipated model.

BYD SEAL: Award-Winning Excellence

The BYD SEAL has earned prestigious accolades, including the iF Design Award and a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, solidifying its position as an exemplary presence within the EV industry. As a distinguished finalist for the highly coveted European Car of the Year 2024 award, the BYD SEAL is set to make waves in Malaysia’s evolving automotive landscape.

Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Sime Darby Motors, expressed his delight, stating, “Our achievement of the highest EV vehicle sales in 2023 reflects the strong support and trust by Malaysian consumers in BYD. With the imminent arrival of the highly anticipated BYD SEAL, SDBA remains dedicated to fostering the adoption of EV in Malaysia, confident that this will further solidify BYD’s position as a leader in the country’s evolving automotive landscape.”

Spectacular Start to 2024

SDBA welcomed the auspicious year of 2024 with a Chinese New Year Specials showcase at the iconic Bukit Jalil National Stadium, witnessing an extraordinary response. Over the weekend, more than 660 bookings were collected for the coveted BYD ATTO 3 and BYD DOLPHIN models. Riding high on this wave of success, SDBA is gearing up to roll out a series of enticing promotions, exclusive offers, and captivating campaigns featuring a 0% interest rate, aiming to sustain the momentum and provide unparalleled value to Malaysian drivers making the transition to electric vehicles.

For more details and to be among the first to explore the exciting variants and vibrant array of colors, visit Follow BYD Malaysia on Facebook ( and Instagram ( For inquiries, contact Customer Care at 1300-38-1888. Don’t miss the chance to be part of Malaysia’s electric revolution with BYD.

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