The BYD e6 is an all-electric compact crossover/compact MPV manufactured by BYD from 2009. Field testing for the first generation model began in China in May 2010 with 40 units operating as taxis in the city of Shenzhen. Sales to the general public began in Shenzhen in October 2011, over two years behind schedule of the originally planned release date of 2009. A number of e6 units were operating in fleet service as taxis in China, Indonesia, Colombia, Belgium, the U.S. (New York and Chicago), the Netherlands, and the U.K. Australia will be introducing the e6 taxi fleet in 2020. Since 2010 sales in China totaled 34,862 units through December 2016. The BYD e6 ranked as the best-selling pure electric car in China in 2016 and won a golden medal for “Best Quality Product” at the Havana International Fair 2015. As of February 2021, news of the second generation BYD e6 surfaced. The second generation e6 model is heavily based on the BYD Song Max. It was launched in India on 1 November 2021.

Electric: 71.7 kWh Lithium-Iron Phosphate Battery with AC Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor and Blade Battery Technology, 94 HP Power, 180 Nm Torque, 130 kmph Top Speed, 415 km Range, BYDNT18 Automatic Transmission

Charging Time: 60 kW DC charger- 1.5 hour, 40 kW AC charger- 2 hours, 6.6 kW AC charger- 12 hours

1 Variant: GLX

1 Upholstery: Black Leather

1 Wheel: 17 inch Alloy

3 Colours: Black, Crystal White, Blue/Black

Price: Rs. 29.60 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

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