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Update: 2023 BYD Atto 3 electric SUV suffers price hike

gave 2023 BYD Atto 3 Just three months after its launch in Australia, the electric SUV has seen a steep price hike for new orders.

It is now priced at $48,011 before on-road costs for the standard range and $51,011 plus on-road for the extended range, representing an increase of $3630 for both variants.

This means the BYD Atto 3 is officially no longer the cheapest electric vehicle in Australia, with the title sitting at $44,980.92 drive-away in Tasmania, versus $44,990 drive-away nationwide for the MG ZS EV. It was more expensive in all other states and territories.

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Existing order holders will be protected from the price hike, however from tomorrow, December 8, new order holders will have to pay the increase.

EVDirect, the third-party distributor of BYD vehicles in Australia, has not given a reason for the increase, however, it is likely the result of increased manufacturing and shipping costs.

A message sent by EVDirect to existing order holders said: “Today we will release a new price for the Atto 3, which will be applicable for any new Atto 3 orders.

“For clarification as an existing order holder the price of your vehicle will remain the same and the price increase will not apply to your order.”

2023 BYD Atto 3 Pricing

Model Pricing Change
Atto 3 Standard Range $48,011 Raised $3630.
Atto 3 extended range $51,011 Raised $3630.

Our original story, below, continues unchanged.

Ev Buyers Guide Byd Atto 3 18 Interior


November 21: BYD Atto 3 gets five-star safety score.

gave 2023 BYD Act 3 The electric car now carries. Five star ANCAP rating After addressing child restraint issues in both Australia and New Zealand.

Read our full coverage of the ANCAP testing issues the car has faced in recent weeks using the link below.

The story here

May 10: The extended range is now available in a new color.

The 2022 BYD Atto 3 will be offered in a range-extending Metallic Red color, the company has announced.

Buyers can place orders for the new color starting tomorrow, May 11, with deliveries scheduled to begin in October this year.

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BYD has confirmed that a limited number of cars in red will be available for delivery in 2022, so customers are advised to get in early if they want to buy one or change their current order. .

Learn more about the Atto 3 EV in our pricing and features story below.

February 19: 2022 BYD Atto 3 Prices and Features Revealed

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BYD’s local distributor, EVDirect, has launched its long-awaited first mass market EV, the Atto 3 with a headline drive-away price of $44,990 – as long as you live in Tasmania.

Two versions have been available since launch: the 50kWh battery-equipped Atto 3, which has a base price of $44,381, and the 60kWh, which starts at $47,381. All prices are shown before any state-based incentives.

The 50kWh battery has a NSW drive-away price of $47,110, ACT $45,607, Queensland $45,984, Victoria $47,131, SA $46,784 and WA $47,931.

Update, April 5, 2022: We have now driven the new electric BYD Atto 3 SUV. Read and watch our review at the link below.

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At a red carpet event in Sydney tonight, EVDirect CEO Luke Todd announced a $500 million finance deal with Taurus Motor Finance, offering in-house finance at 4.99 per cent – ​​around $200 per vehicle over five years. is equivalent to a week.

While the company has no dealerships and all transactions are online, delivery and servicing is done through MyCar Services Centers (formerly Kmart Tire and Auto).

Additionally, EVDirect signed an agreement to raise $200 million through green bonds.

Todd also said The wheels This week EVDirect has the capacity to produce 15,000 Atto 3s for the Australian market with an option to double capacity should demand outstrip supply.

Atto 3 feature taillights


The Atto 3 is a front-wheel-drive compact SUV and will go head-to-head with its Chinese compatriot, the MG ZS EV, which is currently undergoing a facelift, range boost and significant improvements.

With a single 150kW/310Nm electric motor at the front, the Atto 3 will accelerate to 100km/h in a claimed 7.3 seconds.

BYD’s Blade battery powers both versions. The WLTP range of the 50kWh is 320km and the 60kWh 420km, with the NEDC figures 20% higher. Both have more claimed range than MG and, if true, are competitive with more expensive offerings from Polestar, Volvo and Nissan.

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BYD is offering a Seven-year warranty For both battery and car and servicing, again, through MyCar.

August 24, 2022: BYD Warranty Details

BYD’s Australian distributor has finally offered a full breakdown on its warranty and servicing plan. It’s not as long as originally stated, and many items on the vehicle have an even shorter warranty.

Get details at the link below, and watch our video below.

The story continues.

Although the car is based on BYD’s third-generation EV platform, DC charging maxes out at 80kW, which is slightly below most of the competition, except for the MG. When charging at maximum speed through its CCS2 port, the Atto 3 will charge in about 90 minutes.

Atto 3 feature interior


Overall equipment levels are generous with electric front seats, a large 12.8-inch media screen that can rotate between portrait and landscape views, a solid safety package, sunroof, eight-speaker Derrick stereo and 1,330 liters of cargo space. It looks sincere.

The only available option on the Atto 3 is gray or blue paint for $700, while white is free.

The Atto 3 is available to order at evdirect.com.au with a $1000 refundable deposit.

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