After unveiling the Atto 3 in Nepal four months ago, BYD is now introducing a new variant of this model. The updated Atto 3 will be equipped with a new 100 kW PMSM motor, representing a 50 kW reduction, while retaining all other specifications and features from the previous models. BYD has launched the new variant at a price of Rs 64.90 lakh, marking a significant Rs 25 lakh reduction compared to the previous models.
The new Atto 3 variants will maintain the same design as its predecessor models. The electric vehicle retains distinctive exterior elements like LED headlights and taillights, a panoramic sunroof, roof rails, electrically heated and adjustable side mirrors, and 18-inch alloy wheels, among other features. Additionally, the car will be available in four distinct colors: Surf blue, Parkour red, Boulder grey, and Ski white.
Inside, the EV features the same 12.8-inch rotating touchscreen infotainment system, leather-upholstered seats, an electric power-assisted steering wheel, and a five-inch digital instrument cluster.
The new variant of the Atto 3 comes equipped with BYD’s 60.4 kWh Blade Battery, paired with a 100 kW PMSM motor, capable of delivering a peak torque of 310 Nm. The company states that the electric vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 9.7 seconds. As for charging, using a 7 kW AC charger, the electric crossover requires 9.5 to 10 hours for a full charge, while with an 80 kW DC charger, it can reach 80% charge in around 50 minutes when starting from 0%. On a single charge, the EV offers a range of 420 km.
|Battery type||BYD Blade Battery|
|Motor||100 kW PMSM|
|Peak torque||310 Nm|
|Charging time||0-100% in around 9.5-10 hours via a 7 kW AC charger|
0-80% in approximately 50 minutes via a 80 kW DC charger
|Ground clearance||175 mm|
The new Atto 3’s variant comes equipped with notable features such as automatic emergency braking system with front and rear warning, Bluetooth connectivity, wireless phone charger, electrically-adjustable ORVMs, one-touch open/close tailgate, in-built USB charger, keyless entry and start, seven SRS airbags and ISOFIX child restraint anchorage points ABS, TCS, ESP, HDC, and TPMS, among others.
BYD Atto 3 price in Nepal
Cimex, the official distributor of BYD vehicles in Nepal, has introduced the new variant of the ATTO 3 with a price tag of Rs 64.90 lakh. This electric SUV competes with other electric SUVs in the market, including the MG ZS EV and the Hyundai Kona EV.
|BYD models||Price in Nepal|
|Atto 3 (with 100 kW motor)||Rs 64.90 lakh|
|Atto 3 (with 150 kW motor)||Rs 89.90 lakh|