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BYD e6 First Drive Review: A Little Noisy And Pricey Pricey

BYD e6 Up To 186 Miles Of Range

2 months ago, a shipment of 50 BYD e6 electric vehicles landed in the UK the promise of entering testing the country with fleet

The First BYD Electric e6 Crossovers In Europe And The UK In June

Now that the are making their ways British roads, reviews are to come in.

However, all is not great for the car that was promised to Americans in 2010 for $35,000 before incentives.  As an of this, Steve Cropley at has gotten his hand on one, and is not all impressed with his first in the Chinese-made EV.

Before getting what the car is actually like to from Mr. Cropley, we have to the price — £47,000 . is equal to over $73,000 Ouch! 

Moving on.   Lets see what kind of money can get in the form of an EV China these days.

The crossover is comparative to a Land Freelander in size, and has decent proportions, but Mr. Cropley finds the mounted info screen a complex, while some of the and color choices of the interior may not to UK buyers.

BYD says the e6 is capable of 186 although 140 miles for daily world life is more

BYD e6 Interior

The BYD e6 has been announced and in a couple different powertrain unfortunately this version in the UK has the 119 hp and 332 of torque set-up, which the is inadequate for the general public, but for fleet owners such as companies — such as the use for first 50 vehicles.

BYD e6 Electric Cars

With a of 2380kg (5,247 lbs think Karma heavy), it should as no surprise that the e6 only a 0-60 time of about 15 The BYD electric utility has a top speed of 87 mph provided of course you a really long way to go in order to get the up that high .

The BYD e6 Is Technically A 5 Door Hatch

As for the driving experience itself:

is leisurely, but the car cruises well, little wind noise. this silence reveals and buzzes and some odd creaking at the extremities of lock that suit UK private buyers.

In fact, to suit a UK environment, the car need wholesale re-tuning of its steering and spring and damper which allow far too much and bounce. The steering is quick, but the feel we’re used to.

BYD that it is now polishing the vehicles for sales in the UK, and is engaging to help the brand sell  Mr. Cropley feels the car should really having a price of £28,000 when/if it is available to the general public.

  We can t disagree with him.


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