Priced from RM149,800, the BYD Atto 3 is among the cheapest EVs in Malaysia
Following the recent launch of BYD in Malaysia by Sime Darby Motors, the first BYD electric vehicle (EV) for the passenger car market, the BYD ATTO 3, saw overwhelming interest by consumers, with more than 1,000 orders placed in the first two weeks alone.
Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director of Retail & Distribution of Sime Darby Motors Malaysia, said, “The positive response is highly encouraging with interest from across consumer segments. This indeed demonstrates that Malaysians are ready for the future of mobility and are confident in the BYD brand and high-performance vehicles.”
“With the growing demand for EVs in the nation, the BYD ATTO 3 is ideal to support more environmentally-conscious lifestyles while providing an unparalleled electric driving experience.”
“BYD remains on track to establishing a strong footprint in Malaysia, with the first BYD showroom now open at TREC KL on Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. With three additional showrooms slated to open by mid-2023 in Ara Damansara, Penang and Johor, we look forward to enhancing accessibility to our world-class BYD vehicles across the country.”
Eagle Zhao, Managing Director of BYD Malaysia Sdn Bhd and PT. BYD Motor Indonesia, commented, “This is truly a remarkable achievement by our partner Sime Darby Motors, especially in such a short span of time. Kicking off from this strong note, BYD Malaysia is confident that our ATTO 3 customers will enjoy peak performance provided by the state-of-the-art features of the vehicle, such as the e-platform 3.0, an exclusive technology platform for more efficient and intelligent vehicles, and the Blade Battery, a game-changing development by BYD to ensure battery safety, enabling a safer cell and higher energy density.”
“Through our line-up of innovative vehicles, BYD aims to drive the EV wave in Malaysia and propel the nation towards low carbon mobility. We are excited to widen our reach and bring more exciting offerings for Malaysians in the near future.”
An all-electric sports utility vehicle, the BYD ATTO 3 is a high-performance EV built on BYD’s advanced e-platform 3.0, equipped with intelligence, efficiency, unrivalled safety and aesthetics. Along with powerful and innovative features, the BYD ATTO 3 has a battery range capable of traveling up to 480km on a single charge, providing drivers with peace of mind.
The BYD ATTO 3 is available in two variants, priced from RM149,800 for the Standard Range and RM167,800 for the Extended Range, with a choice of five vibrant colour palettes, namely Surf Blue, Parkour Red, Boulder Grey, Forest Green and Ski White.