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China’s BYD, or Build Your Dreams, is one of its home market’s largest producers of electric cars, and launched in Australia late in 2021 through independent distributor EVDirect. The Atto 3 small SUV will lead the brand’s push with sharp pricing, with more cars and SUVs slated to follow.

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2023 BYD Atto 3 review: DCOTY 2023 - Best EV under $70,000PlayIconRounded
Review | 7 Mar 2023


Find out how the BYD Atto 3 impressed judges to take the title as 2023 Drive Car of the Year, best EV Under $70,000
Should I buy a 2023 MG ZS EV or a 2023 BYD Atto 3?
Comparison | 9 Nov 2022


The MG ZS EV did the 'affordable electric car' thing first, but does the BYD Atto 3 do it better? We investigate.
2023 BYD Atto 3 review
Review | 26 Oct 2022


This newcomer to the Australian EV scene has runs on the board globally, and is looking to take on the budget end of the spectrum. However, the BYD Atto 3 offers some impressive features and nice touches that belie the low asking price.

Should I buy a BYD Atto 3 or a Hyundai Kona Electric Elite?
Comparison | 31 Aug 2022
If you're shopping for a small electric SUV, here are two options you might be considering – the well-established Hyundai Kona Electric and the newest, most affordable EV in Australia. Which one represents the best starting point for your first electric vehicle?
BYD Dolphin electric-car pre-orders pass 1000, in showrooms soon
news | 4 Jul 2023
Order books for Australia's new cheapest electric vehicle – the BYD Dolphin hatchback – are off to a strong start.
2023 BYD Seal electric sedan: Australian launch pulled forward
news | 23 Jun 2023
The BYD Seal electric sedan’s Australian launch has been fast-tracked, with the Tesla Model 3 rival now due in less than two months, according to the local distributor.
2024 BYD Dolphin Sport electric 'hot hatch' announced for Australia, due next year
news | 22 Jun 2023
Chinese electric-car maker BYD is the latest entrant into the burgeoning electric hot hatch market with a quicker version of its Dolphin.

2023 BYD Dolphin price and specs
news | 22 Jun 2023
The new BYD Dolphin electric car goes on sale tonight priced from $38,890 plus on-road costs – $100 less than its closest rival.

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Advice | 12 Mar 2023
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* 'MRLP' is the manufacturer’s recommended list price as provided by our data provider and is subject to change, so is provided to you for indicative purposes only. Please note that MRLP is inclusive of GST, but is exclusive of any options and does not include on-road costs such as registration, CTP, stamp duty and dealer delivery. Where an MRLP is stated as a price range, this reflects the lowest to highest MRLP provided for that model range across the available variants.