BYD e6 Price
The MPV can be charged from 30 to 80 percent in 35 minutes

BYD has opened its first showroom in India at Ernakulam, Kerala, e6 now on sale for private buyers

BYD (Build Your Dreams) India has begun the sale of its maiden electric MPV, e6, for private buyers as well. All this time, the premium people mover was on sale only for the commercial B2B customers, especially the fleet operators.

This development has come in the backdrop of the manufacturer opening its first passenger vehicle showroom in India at Ernakulam, Kerala. The electric MPV retails at a price tag of Rs. 29.15 lakhs (ex-showroom). Additional 7 kW on-board charger costs Rs. 45,000/-.

Equipped with a 71.7 kWh battery pack, the e6 is powered by a 94 HP electric motor that produces 180 Nm of torque. The MPV can hit a top speed of 130 km/hr and has 520 km of city-only range and 415 km of combined range.

As for charging, BYD says the e6 supports both AC and DC fast charging. Using the latter, the MPV can be charged from 30 to 80 percent in 35 minutes (claimed). The charging time using the AC charger has not been disclosed.

Designed to carry its passengers in comfort, for the price, BYD e6 comes with LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, leather seats, 6-way front seats, 10.1-inch rotatable touchscreen, smartphone connectivity, CN95 air filtration system, and a rearview camera among other features.

BYD e6 Interior
BYD e6 interior

Built on BYD’s e-Platform, the electric MPV has 580 litres of boot space, MacPherson strut front suspension and multilink rear suspension, Bosch’s IPB intelligent brake control system, multiple airbags, and seat belt reminder for all passengers.

BYD offers 3 years or 1.25 lakh km vehicle warranty, 8 years or 5 lakh km battery warranty and 8 years or 1.50 lakh km motor warranty for the electric car.