BYD E6 Electric MPV Launched In India At ₹29.6 lakh

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Electric cars have gained quite the popularity these days thanks to the rise in fuel prices. With their significantly cheaper running costs and government subsidies, more and more manufacturers are trying to bring in their EVs to India. A Chinese car manufacturer called BYD has now launched its electric MPV called the E6. Priced at ₹29.6 lakh, the E6 is initially available for the B2B segment. It is available in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Ahmedabad, Kochi, and Chennai. BYD was testing its electric MPV in India for quite some time and now it has officially marked its entry on our soil. Let’s take a look at it:

byd e6 launched in india

BYD E6: What is it?

The E6 is an electric 5 seater MPV based on an I.C.E-powered car called the Song Max. It is  4695mm long and 1810mm wide and it sits on a 2800mm wheelbase. The MPV features projector headlamps, LED DRLs, and LED taillamps. It gets 17-inch alloy wheels. Some of the colors available for the MPV are Crystal white, doctor black, blue with dual-tone black roof, and green. The interiors feature simply laid out dashboard. The interiors get a single-tone black theme.

BYD E6 launched in india rear

It gets piano black inserts on the passenger side and on the door pads to uplift the cabin. The center stage is taken up by a 10.1-inch touchscreen which is compatible with android auto. It gets a rotary knob for selecting the gears as opposed to a conventional lever. Some of the features include push-button start/stop, steering mounted audio controls, multi-info display, electric parking brake, reverse parking camera, automatic climate control, and an electric tailgate. In terms of safety features, it comes with  4 airbags, ABS, traction control, hill-start assist, rear parking sensors, and a tire pressure monitoring system.

BYD E6 interior

The boot space is 580 liters. The electric MPV is powered by a 94 BHP electric motor that makes 180 Nm of torque. The battery is rated at 71.7 kWh that offers a 522 km range on a single charge. The MPV can be fully charged in 90 minutes using a 60 kW DC charger and in 108 minutes if a 40 kW AC charger is used. The E6 comes with a 3 years/1,25,000 km warranty and a battery cell warranty of 8 years/5,00,000 km.

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