BYD Seal Prices Undercut All Premium EV Rivals In India!

The premium electric car segment in India has witnessed a significant shakeup with the much-anticipated arrival of the BYD Seal electric sedan. Initially showcased at Auto Expo 2023, the Seal has finally been launched in the country, boasting a highly competitive price tag. Before delving into the figures, it’s essential to note that the BYD Seal is a well-equipped model, with the top variant featuring a dual-motor setup capable of achieving 0-100 kmph in under 4 seconds. Let’s compare its variant-wise prices against its closest rivals and alternatives:

BYD Seal Prices Vs Rivals

  • BYD Seal Dynamic – Rs 41 lakh
  • BYD Seal Premium – Rs 45.50 lakh
  • BYD Seal Performance AWD – Rs 53 lakh


  • Kia EV6:
    • Dynamic – Rs 45.95 lakh
    • Premium – Rs 45.95 lakh
    • Performance AWD – Rs 57.90 lakh
  • Hyundai Ioniq 5:
    • P8 AWD – Rs 57.90 lakh
  • Volvo XC40 Recharge:
    • GT Line – Rs 60.95 lakh
    • GT Line AWD – Rs 65.95 lakh
  • BMW i4:
    • eDrive35 M Sport – Rs 72.5 lakh

The base variant of the BYD Seal notably undercuts competitors, such as the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and even the top-spec variant impressively undercuts the BMW i4 by nearly Rs 20 lakh.

BYD Seal: Battery, Range, and Performance

For those considering the BYD Seal, here are the variant-wise powertrain specifications:

  • Seal Dynamic Range:
    • Battery size: 61.44 kWh
    • Drivetrain: Single motor (RWD)
    • Power: 204 PS
    • Torque: 310 Nm
    • Claimed Range: 510 km
  • Seal Premium Range:
    • Battery size: 82.56 kWh
    • Drivetrain: Single motor (RWD)
    • Power: 313 PS
    • Torque: 360 Nm
    • Claimed Range: 650 km
  • Seal Performance:
    • Battery size: 82.56 kWh
    • Drivetrain: Dual motor (AWD)
    • Power: 530 PS
    • Torque: 670 Nm
    • Claimed Range: 580 km

Features Overview

The BYD Seal, as a premium offering, provides a plethora of comfort and technology features, including a panoramic glass roof, dual-zone climate control, a 15.6-inch rotating touchscreen infotainment system, and a 10.25-inch digital driver’s display. It has received a 5-star safety rating from Euro NCAP (2023), offering 9 airbags, a 360-degree camera, and a suite of advanced driver-assist systems (ADAS).

Worth It?

BYD has undoubtedly made a strong impression with the aggressive pricing of its flagship offering in India. However, a comprehensive evaluation awaits as we anticipate CarDekho’s first drive review and more content about the BYD Seal in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned for further insights and updates.

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