BYD Atto 3 launched in India, Nexon EV rival? Full details


BYD is a Chinese EV maker with one of the top contenders in the EV industry globally, it’s the strong rival of companies like Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, etc. In fact, BYD India is the only company that solely focuses on making electric vehicles only and the rest are just the ICE vehicle makers who jumped into the EV market. Before the price revel, Atto 3 is expected to give intense competition to EV makers like Tata Motors, Mahindra, MG, Hyundai Kona, etc., by making keeping it under 25-30 lakh but the Atto 3 is priced at 34 lakh ex-showroom price.

Byd electric car launched in India in red with blue background

However, at this premium price, the Atto 3 does provide premium features and high-end specifications. Atto 3 is a fair trade for 34 lakh as it has the most advanced battery technology and features like no one else in the market. The only factor that BYD capitalizes on is its battery technology features but for Indian audience its the price and the range of the electric vehicle that matters in the end.

BYD Atto 3 specifications:

It has doubled of everything that the Nexon EV has from its range to its price. Here’s the full specsheet of BYD Atto 3:


BYD Atto 3

Range ARAI 521km
Top Speed 160km/h
Charging Time 9.5-10 hours/50 mins
Battery 60.85kWh
Motor 150kW
Acceleration 0-100 in 7.3 sec
  • BYD juice up-to 0-80% in just 50min upon putting on DC fast charging.
  • The most fascinating thing about blade batteries that differ it from normal li-ion batteries is their life-span the battery in Atto 3 can provide upto 5lakh to a Million km life span.

Right now the BYD is making a separate category in electric vehicles with their blade batteries as you can save your E-car from fire, it gives your EV a longer life, have more energy density, and many more comfort that a li-ion powered car can’t provide.

Now let’t talk about its features.

BYD atto 3 features best electric car

BYD Atto 3 features:

  • It has wireless phone charging.
  • Keyless entry/start
  • Cruise control
  • Electronic push-type gear lever
  • Dumbbell style AC vents
  • Multicolor Ambient light
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • 8 inches rotating infotainment pad
  • 360 degree imaging system
  • You can use electric appliance on Atto 3 battery
  • Ready use in water logging
  • Multiple sensor to secure car from 360 degree

It’s a fully features packed electric car which looks justifiable with its price point.

BYD Atto 3 Dimensions, design & looks:


Atto 3

Kerb Weight


Boot space


Ground Clarence





4455/1875 mm

Suspension Front/rear

macpherson strut/multi-link

Braking Front/rear


Tyre Size

212/55 R18


It’s a huge electric SUV that’s made for a comfortable setting of 5 people. Looks wise it’s a sporty looks cruise electric SUV with aesthetic interior. The large 18 inches dual tone wheels make it looks bigger and give it the essence of a pure electric car, the door mounted speakers, 12.8 inches rotatable infotainment tab make this car more likable. The aerodynamically designed bird wing shaped DRL, air wends on the wheel, front grill and many such design detailing make this electric car more energy efficient and worth buying at the same time.

BYD Atto 3 color variants:

This electric car will be coming in 4 different colors

BYD Atto 3 price in India:

It’s priced at 34 lakhs₹ in ex-showroom in India but after coming on road and upon application of central government and state government subsidies the price may further reduce by 2-3 lakhs. The booking is already started and BYD India reported that it’s received 1500 total bookings from India the you can also book it by clicking here, the pre-booking price of the car is 50,000₹.

BYD Atto 3 warranty report:

The Atto 3 comes with a wide range of warranty plans for its different parts. Here’re few key point that you must know about its warranty:




8 years/1.6 lakh km (Whichever complete first will be considered)


8 years/1.5 lakh km (Whichever complete first will be considered)

Assembly and wiring

6 years/1.5 lakh km (Whichever complete first will be considered)

Charging port/multimedia system

3 years/1.25 lakh km (Whichever complete first will be considered)

Suspension and lights

3 years/1.25 lakh km (Whichever complete first will be considered)

Will BYD compete with Nexon EV:

No, the BYD has entered a mid-size luxury electric SUV range and Nexon EV is comes into an affordable electric car version. Despite the Atto 3 is far better than the Nexon EV in every factor, Indian audience always fall for price factor. But it does have some competitors like MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kon EV, Kia E6, etc. which can fall in similar category and can give a strong competition to BYD Atto 3. Many upcoming car launches will stand straight before Atto 3 as a strong competitor electric cars like, Curve EV, Tata Harrier EV, BE 6 are some the upcoming EV’s that’ll compete with Atto 3.

BYD Atto 3 safety features:

Atto 3 has got a green signal for passenger safety with a 5 star rated NCAP rating in vehicle crash from Indian government. It has got various upholding in passenger safety that make it a safe car, here are few parameters:

  • It’s got 7 airbags
  • TPMS
  • ABS with EBD
  • Safety sensor
  • 360 Degree holographic lookout
  • Level 2 ADAS
  • Front and rear collision warning
  • Blind sport detection

There are many features that contribute in its safety but there’re the few of them.


BYD Atto 3 has launched in India at a price tag of 34lakhs. It’ll come with premium features, high-end specifications and top level safety features. Unlike our expectations the Atto 3 has launched as a mid-range luxury electric SUV and not as a competition with Nexon EV. But it’ll still be strong competitor for many upcoming electric cars like, Curve EV, Tata Harrier, Mahindra be6, Kia EV6, etc. But the BYD is the only electric car makers in India that has no ICE vehicle in their portfolio. It looks BYD are fully aware and confident of what the company is doing and now it’ll be launching more such awesome electric cars in Indian market.

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