BYD SEAL Launched In Malaysia With Starting Price Of RM179,800

The all-wheel drive variant can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in just 3.8 seconds.

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BYD has introduced its latest electric vehicle (EV) model in Malaysia, the BYD SEAL, with a starting price of RM179,800

The Chinese EV manufacturer unveiled the EV yesterday, 22 February, in two variants: the BYD SEAL Premium and the BYD SEAL Performance.

The Premium variant is a rear-wheel drive (RWD) with a driving range of up to 650km, while the Performance variant is an all-wheel drive (AWD) model that can drive up to 580km.

The standout feature of the Performance variant is its ability to accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in just 3.8 seconds, while the Premium variant achieves the same acceleration in 5.9 seconds.

The Performance variant has a starting price of RM199,800.

With the launch of BYD SEAL in Malaysia, customers now have more EV options in the D-segment

The SEAL can be seen as a direct competitor to the Tesla Model 3, which retails at RM189,000 and RM218,000 for its RWD and AWD variants, respectively.

Click here to view BYD SEAL's full specs and click here to view BYD SEAL's prices. You can also visit its official website here for more information.

Here is a video of us test driving the EV on a race track in Zhuhai, China:

Read our review of the SEAL here:

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