BYD Seal Debuts in India: Specs and Price of the New Electric Sedan

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Kerala, India – March 5, 2024 – Chinese automaker BYD is revving up India’s electric vehicle (EV) market with the official launch of the BYD Seal electric sedan.

The Seal marks BYD’s third EV offering in India, joining the e6 MPV and Atto 3 SUV. This sleek sedan boasts a futuristic design, rivaling established players like the Tesla Model 3. BYD offers the Seal in three variants: Dynamic, Premium, and Performance. The India price starts competitively at Rs. 41 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Dynamic variant, making it an attractive option in the premium electric car segment.

BYD Seal India Specs:

  • Variants: Dynamic, Premium, Performance
  • Starting Price: Rs. 41 lakh (ex-showroom)
  • Range: Up to 650 km (claimed)
  • Fast Charging: 200 km range in 15 minutes (estimated)

Beyond the impressive specs, the BYD Seal promises a feature-rich experience. While details on the exact features may not be available yet, here’s what we can expect based on BYD’s history:

  • Interior: Look for a modern and driver-centric interior design with a focus on comfort and technology.
  • Technology: Expect advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), a large touchscreen infotainment system, and possibly a digital instrument cluster.
  • Performance: The BYD Seal is expected to offer strong acceleration and responsive handling, making it a pleasure to drive.

“The BYD Seal is a game-changer for the Indian EV market,” said Shrirang Joshi, National Sales Head at BYD India Pvt Ltd, in a press release. “It offers a combination of premium features, exceptional range, and advanced technology, all at a competitive price point.”

Bookings for the BYD Seal opened in February, and the company is offering attractive incentives for early bookers. These include a free home charger installation, a portable charging unit, and extended warranty benefits.

The BYD Seal’s arrival is set to stir competition in India’s growing electric car market. With its competitive India price, impressive range, and feature-rich interior, the Seal has the potential to be a strong contender against established players like the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6.