BYD electric vehicles (EVs) debut in Spain

Build Your Dreams (BYD), the world’s leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles and power batteries, has announced it is introducing a range of electric vehicles (EVs) to consumers in Spain. Three BYD models make up the company’s collection debuting in Spain. These include the BYD ATTO 3 C-Segment SUV, the BYD TANG SUV and the BYD HAN executive saloon. 

All three models feature BYD’s innovative technology that is inspiring the EV market on a global scale, bringing exciting new 100% electric eco-friendly vehicle choices with high levels of standard equipment to consumers in Spain. 

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BYD customers in Spain will have localised sales and aftersales support from three of the country’s most established automotive distribution groups including Astara, Quadis and Caetano Retail Spain. 

Sales commence with the opening of the first two BYD Pioneer Stores in Madrid and Barcelona, with plans for additional retail outlets in Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, the Canary Islands, Malaga and Seville during 2023. These will give customers the opportunity to view and experience the future ways of mobility.


The BYD ATTO 3 is a C-Segment electric SUV with a modern European design, creating a dynamic silhouette. The BYD ATTO 3 offers exceptional intelligence and efficiency derived from pioneering EV technology. It is the first SUV to be built on BYD’s latest e-Platform 3.0. 

With a 60.5kWh battery, the BYD ATTO 3 has a WLTP city range of  351 miles (565km) and 260 miles (420km) WLTP combined, with an acceleration of 0-62mph (0-100kph) in 7.3 seconds. The BYD ATTO 3 has scored five-star rating in Euro NCAP Safety Tests. It is available in two trim levels: Comfort and Design. Starting price is €41,400. We recently tested this vehicle and it is impressive drive for the money. 

BYD’s Atto 3 electric vehicle (EV)


This is joined by the larger BYD TANG, a family-sized pure-electric SUV with a capacity for seven people and a high-tech premium feeling interior with refined elegance. The BYD TANG is an all-wheel-drive (AWD) electric SUV, with a 0-62mph (0-100kph) acceleration of 4.6 seconds. 

It offers a range of 328 miles (528km) WLTP city and 249 miles (400km) WLTP combined. Independently tested by Motor and NAF in Norway, the BYD Tang achieved the lowest level of battery degradation in cold climate conditions versus over 30 other electric vehicles tested. Starting price is €69,990.


Completing the initial range is the BYD HAN, a premium electric saloon with a luxurious interior finish. The twin electric motors supply an all-wheel-drive system, delivering enhanced handling and superb traction in all weather conditions. 

Combined, they deliver an impressive 380 kW or 516 horsepower, enabling a 0-62mph (0-100kph) sprint time of just 3.9 seconds. The BYD HAN offers the perfect balance of elegance and sportiness with a range of 411 miles (662km) WLTP city and 324 miles (521km) WLTP combined. Starting price is €69,990.

BYD’s Innovation in EV Technology for a Sustainable Future

While BYD’s zero-emission cars enter the Spanish automotive market for the first time, the brand has over two decades’ of expertise in the research and development of batteries. Plus, a long heritage in electric mobility across many spheres of transportation. Worldwide, BYD’s new energy vehicles (including all-electric and plug-in hybrid models) accounted for 1,868,543 sales during 2022.

BYD has been dedicated to innovation in safe and reliable technology for a greener future, underpinning its pledge to the global effort to help ‘Cool the Earth by 1°C’. BYD’s ground-breaking technologies and commitment to sustainable innovation have earned worldwide recognition. 

BYD in Europe 

BYD Europe, with headquarters in the Netherlands, has a presence in many countries including Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Belgium, as well as most recently the UK. Other European countries will follow imminently.

Ian Osborne
Ian Osborne
Editor-in-Chief at ElectricDrives

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