BYD Seal Officially Launches in Malaysia

  • BYD Seal has launched in Malaysia as the third BYD EV offering after the Atto 3 SUV and Dolphin hatchback.
  • Two variants available: Seal Premium at RM179,800 and Seal Performance at RM199,800, excluding related fees.
  • On-the-road prices: RM180,430 for Premium and RM200,430 for Performance, not including insurance.
  • Color options: Premium in Atlantis Grey, Cosmos Black, Aurora White; Performance adds Arctic Blue.
  • First 800 customers get a free wallbox charger and RM800 EV charging credits.
  • Seal Premium: RWD, 230kW motor, 360Nm torque, 0-100km/h in 5.9s, 570km range.
  • Seal Performance: AWD, dual motors, 390kW total output, 670Nm torque, 0-100km/h in 3.8s, 520km range.
  • Both variants feature an 82.56kWh battery and support up to 150kW DC fast charging, achieving 30% to 80% charge in 18 minutes.
A worthy Tesla Model 3 competitor?
FeatureBYD Seal PremiumBYD Seal Performance
Price (Vehicle)RM179,800RM199,800
OTR Price*RM180,430RM200,430
Drive TypeRear-Wheel Drive (RWD)All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
Power230kW (309hp)390kW (523hp)
0-100km/h Time5.9 seconds3.8 seconds
Range (WLTP standard)Up to 570kmUp to 520km
Range (NEDC)650km580km
Battery Capacity82.56kWh82.56kWh
Fast ChargingUp to 150kW (30% to 80% in 18 mins)Up to 150kW (30% to 80% in 18 mins)
Colors AvailableAtlantis Grey, Cosmos Black, Aurora White+ Arctic Blue (exclusive to Performance)
FreebiesWallbox charger, RM800 EV charging creditsWallbox charger, RM800 EV charging credits
TyresContinental EcoContact 6 QContinental EcoContact 6 Q
Additional FeaturesIntelligence Torque Adaption Control (ITAC), Electronic child lock, Frequency Selective Damping (FSD) shock absorbers
A comparison between the Premium and Performance

* OTR Price: On-the-Road price, not inclusive of insurance.

Interior of the BYD Seal

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