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BYD Seal Receives Over 500 Bookings Since Launch

BYD launched the Seal electric sedan earlier this month as the carmaker’s third EV in India after the e6 MPV and Atto 3 SUV. Surpassing expectations, the BYD Seal EV has already garnered over 500 bookings within just 15 days since its launch. It is priced from Rs 41 lakh to Rs 53 lakh (ex-showroom).

BYD Seal – Battery Options, Performance Stats

BYD offers the Seal in three variant options – Dynamic Range, Premium Range and Performance. Each variant comes with a different powertrain. Here are the details: –

BYD Seal VariantsDynamic RangePremium RangePerformance
Battery Pack61.4 kWh82.5 kWh82.5 kWh
DrivetrainRWD (Single Motor)RWD (Single Motor)AWD (Dual-Motor)
Claimed Range510 km650 km580 km
BYD Seal Specifications

The Seal features BYD’s Blade Battery technology, known for its exceptional energy density, advanced safety measures, and extended lifespan. It also boasts rapid charging capabilities of up to 150kW, which allows it to reach a 10-80 per cent charge in a mere 37 minutes. In contrast, utilising a standard 11kW AC charger requires approximately 8.6 hours to fully charge the battery from 0 to 100 per cent.


Features and Safety

BYD Seal interior

The BYD Seal comes equipped with tons of premium features and state-of-the-art safety technologies. These include

  • LED headlights with LED DRLs
  • Sequential rear turn indicators
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Flush-fitting door handles
  • Frameless rain-sensing wipers
  • NFC card key
  • 8-way power driver’s seat with lumbar adjustment
  • 6-way powered co-driver’s seat
  • Memory function for driver’s seat and ORVMs
  • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs with heating and auto tilt functions
  • Panoramic glass roof
  • Mood lighting
  • Heads-up display (HUD)
  • Front ventilated & heated seats
  • Dual-zone AC
  • Rear AC vents
  • Air Purifier
  • 2 wireless phone charging pods
  • Auto up/down power windows with anti-pinch
  • Front & rear USB Type-C chargers
  • V2L (vehicle-to-load) function
  • A 15.6-inch rotational touchscreen infotainment
  • Wireless Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • 12-speaker Dynaudio sound system
  • 10.25-inch digital driver’s display
  • Leather upholstery
  • 9 airbags
  • 360-degree camera
  • Front & rear parking sensors
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Hill Hold assist
  • Electronic stability control
  • Tractional control
  • ISOFIX child seat anchorage
  • All-wheel disc brakes
  • ADAS (Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Assist, Dynamic Cruise Control, Auto Emergency Braking, and more)
BYD Seal bookings

Competition Check

Being an electric sedan, the BYD Seal doesn’t have any direct competition. However, it can be seen as an alternative to the Kia EV6 and Hyundai IONIQ 5.