BYD Dolphin

RM 100,530 - 125,530 OTR Price in Kuala Lumpur
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BYD Dolphin 2023

The BYD Dolphin is offered Electric engine in the Malaysia. The new Hatchback from BYD comes in a total of 2 variants. Dolphin is available with Automatic transmission. The Dolphin is a 5 Seater Hatchback and has a length of 4125 mm the width of 1770 mm, and a wheelbase of 2700 mm.

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Key Specs of BYD Dolphin

Transmission Type
Electric Automatic
Electric 94 hp
Seating Capacity
Electric 5 Seats
Dolphin Specifications

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Dolphin Pros & Cons

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Things we like in Dolphin

Spacious and feature-rich cabin

Impressive range from both powertrains

Things we don't like in Dolphin

Long term reliability not proven yet

Fit and finish levels at some places

Recent Updates of Dolphin

BYD SD Motors Malaysia recently launched the Dolphin, an electric hatchback available in two variants in Malaysia. Dynamic Standard Range and Premium Extended Range, priced at RM 100,530 and RM 125,530, respectively. The base-spec variant is powered by a single electric motor generating 94 PS of maximum power and 180 Nm of peak torque, allowing the EV to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 12.3 seconds. This variant comes with a 44.9 kWh BYD Blade Battery pack, providing a range of 340 km on a full charge. The top-spec Premium Extended Range variant features a more powerful motor, producing 204 PS and 310 Nm of torque, resulting in a quicker century sprint time of 7 seconds. It is equipped with a larger 60.48 kWh battery pack, enabling the EV to travel up to 427 km on a single charge. The base variant comes with 2 color options while the top-spec variant gets 3 color options. In terms of competition, it rivals the Honda City Hatchback, Mazda 2 Hatchback, and Toyota Yaris.

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BYD Dolphin Price List 2023

BYD Dolphin price in Malaysia start from RM 100,530 for base variant Dynamic Standard Range and goes upto RM 125,530 for top-spec variant. Dolphin available in total 2 variants. BYD Dolphin price for automatic version starts from RM 100,530 . Checkout Dolphin 2023 price list below to see the OTR prices and promos available.

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  • Electric
BYD Dolphin Dynamic Standard Range
Automatic, 5 Seats, 44 kWh, 94 hp
RM 100,530 (OTR) View Offers
BYD Dolphin Premium Extended Range
Automatic, 5 Seats, 60 kWh, 201 hp
RM 125,530 (OTR) View Offers

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Compare Variants Of BYD Dolphin

  • Electric
  • Dolphin Dynamic Standard Range
    RM 100,530 OTR Price
    Base Variant Features
    • Electric
    • Automatic
    • Air Conditioner
    • Power Steering
    • Engine Start/Stop Button
    • Accessory Power Outlet
    • Multi-function Steering Wheel
    • FM/AM/Radio
    • Speakers Front
    • Speakers Rear
    • Bluetooth Connectivity
    • USB & Auxiliary Input
    • Navigation System
    • Automatic Climate Control
    • Air Quality Control
    • Power Windows Front
    • Low Fuel Warning Light
    • Adjustable Seats
    • Adjustable Steering Column
    • Touch Screen
    • Cup Holders-Front
    • Bottle Holder
    • Trunk Light
    • Anti-Lock Braking System
    • Parking Sensors
    • Rear Camera
    • Central Locking
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Driver Airbag
    • Passenger Airbag
    • Side Airbag-Front
    • Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
    • Seat Belt Warning
    • Brake Assist
    • Crash Sensor
    • Anti-Theft Alarm
    • Door Ajar Warning
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Front Impact Beams
    • Day & Night Rear View Mirror
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • Traction Control
    • Adjustable Headlights
    • Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
    • Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
    • Alloy Wheels
    • Integrated Antenna
    • Digital Odometer
    • Heater
    • Tacho Meter
    • Electronic Multi Tripmeter
    • Leather Steering Wheel
    • Digital Clock
    • Height Adjustable Driver Seat
    • Vehicle Stability Control System
    • Keyless Entry
    • Engine Check Warning
    • Tyre Pressure Monitor
    • Ebd
    • Anti Theft Device
    • Rear A/C Vents
    • Rear Seat Headrest
    • Rear Seat Center Arm Rest
    • Cup Holders-Rear
    • Rear Reading Lamp
    • Rear Seat Belts
    • Power Windows Rear
    • Foldable Rear Seat
    • Rear Window Wiper
    • Voice Control
    • Follow Me Home Headlamps
    • Power Door Locks
    • Central Console Armrest
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Sun Visors
    • 360 Camera
    • Blind Spot monitor
    • Curtain Airbags
    • Front Parking Sensors
    • ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
    • Lane Departure Warning System
    • Rear Parking Sensors
    • Apple Carplay/Android Auto
    • Adjustable Headrest
    • Electric Parking Brake
    • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
    • Regenerative Braking
    • Speed Sensing Door Locks
  • Dolphin Premium Extended Range
    RM 125,530 OTR Price
    + 4 Additional Feature(s)
    • Electric
    • Automatic
    • Electric Adjustable Seats
    • Sun Roof
    • Wireless Charger
    • Ventilated Front Seats

BYD Dolphin Review 2023

The Dolphin is the second offering from the Chinese automaker Build Your Dreams (BYD) in the Malaysian car market after the Atto 3 electric crossover. The BYD Dolphin is a large all-electric hatchback styled like a crossover and has entered Malaysia as one of the most affordable all-electric cars to go on sale in the country.

The Dolphin is being made available in two versions – Dynamic Standard Range and Premium Extended Range. The Dynamic Standard Range is available in two mono-tone colour options – Urban Grey with grey/black interior and Sand White with brown/black interior. On the other hand, the Premium Extended Range has three dual-tone colour options – Atlantis Grey/Delan Black roof with grey/black interior, Surf Blue/Urban Grey roof with blue/black interior, and Ski White/Urban Grey roof with grey/black interior.

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Brand BYD Malaysia
Body Type Hatchback


Transmission Type Automatic
Power Output 177 hp and 290 Nm of torque
Fuel Type Electric


Seating Capacity 5 Seater
Width 1770 mm
Length 4125 mm
Height 1570 mm

BYD Dolphin Interior & Features

Like the Atto 3, the BYD Dolphin also has a state-of-the-art cabin layout, which is loaded with tech and fine art spread all around. This youthful-looking cabin takes inspiration from modern-day fighter jets, which results in some controls designed in a very artful and attractive manner. 

The newness in the cabin of BYD Dolphin is evident by the compact 5-inch trapezoidal full-TFT instrument console behind the three-spoke multi-functional steering wheel, which looks really nice with a round-themed design for the side spokes and gloss black insert for the lower spoke. The curvaceous centre layer of the dashboard has wide housings for the AC vents placed on the corners.

In the middle, the Dolphin has a portrait-styled 12.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system which is a rotating unit and has pop-out rounded AC vents to its sides. The cascading lower layer of the dashboard flows towards the lower centre console while accommodating switches for the climate control and cup holders. Other premium features offered in the spacious cabin of the BYD Dolphin are an air purifier, electronic parking brake, artificial leather upholstery, 6-speaker audio system, panoramic glass roof, wireless charger, powered and ventilated front seats, and LED cabin lights. The Dolphin also offers 60:40 split seats and a 345-litre boot compartment. 

Dolphin Exterior

Unlike the BYD Atto 3, the BYD Dolphin has a hatchback-like proportion and stance, which makes it a compact offering that has a simple yet fresh and easy-to-the-eyes design. The look of the car is primarily designed to keep both younger and more mature audiences in mind, which makes it a not-so-overboard thing to look at.

At the front, the BYD Dolphin has a clean-looking fascia, which has L-shaped daytime running LEDs around the angularly-placed all-LED headlamp. Even the closed grille running in between the headlamps has U-shaped LED DRLs stretching from its sides and running below it. The smoothly-contoured front bonnet of the Dolphin has inverted L-shaped gloss black air curtains on the sides and satin silver inserts on the sides of the air dam in the middle. 

The BYD Dolphin has a proportionate-looking side profile, with large door panels characterised by a smoothly-running crease through the door handles. Even the window panels are large, which makes the Dolphin seem larger than its actual size. The car comes with 17-inch machined alloy wheels, which have a futuristic design to them, while it also has body-coloured door handles which are electrically heated and adjustable. 

The rear profile of the BYD Dolphin looks as clean but dramatic as that of the Atto 3. Here, the hatchback comes with LED combination tail lamps, which are adjoined by a dramatic-looking LED connecting bar running across the width of the clean-looking boot lid. This connecting bar has cool-looking LED inserts, which add some dynamism to the otherwise simple-looking rear end. 


BYD Dolphin Ride & Handling

Riding on 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped with 205/50 R17 tyres in Premium Extended Range (196/60 R16 tyres in Dynamic Standard Range), the BYD Dolphin comes with a suspension setup of Macpherson struts at the front as standard. While the Dynamic Standard Range has a torsion beam at the rear, the Premium Extended Range comes with a multi-link setup for the same. 

Dolphin Engine & Fuel Consumption

Both versions of the BYD Dolphin come standard with an LFP batter and front-mounted electric motor. The Dynamic Standard Range version has a 44.92 kWh battery offering a range of 410 km, and a 95 PS electric motor, which claims 180 Nm of torque and 0-100 kmph timing of 12.3 seconds. Meanwhile, the Premium Extended Range has a larger 60.48 kWh battery returning a range of 490 km, along with a 204 PS electric motor, which generates 310 Nm of torque and 0-100 kmph timing of 7 seconds. The Premium Extended Range is also compatible with DC fast charging up to 80 kW.

BYD Dolphin Braking & Safety

The extensive list of safety features offered in both the variants of BYD Dolphin includes six airbags, ABS with EBD, front and rear parking sensors, a tyre pressure monitoring system, a 360-degree parking camera, electronic stability control and traction control. It also comes with an ADAS suite of features, comprising adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, lane keeping support, lane departure warning, rear cross-traffic alert with braking support, blind spot monitoring, emergency lane keeping assist, predictive collision warning, lane departure prevention, rear collision warning, and lane change collision warning.


Dolphin Verdict

The BYD Dolphin might not look as extravagant and outrageous as some might believe a modern-day electric offering to be. However, it has all the right ingredients to classify itself as a futuristic-looking vehicle, with new-age features and components inside-out and potent all-electric powertrain options.

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BYD Dolphin Questions & Answers (FAQs)

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What are the price of BYD Dolphin?

The BYD Dolphin price in the Malaysia starts from RM RM 100,530 and goes up to RM RM 125,530 (excluding SST).

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What is the Length of BYD Dolphin?

The length of BYD Dolphin is 4290 mm , while the width is 1770 mm .

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What is the Ground Clearance of BYD Dolphin?

The ground clearance of BYD Dolphin is 130 mm .

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What is the Tire Size of BYD Dolphin?

The BYD Dolphin tire size is 195/60 R16 .

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What is the Alloy Wheel Size of BYD Dolphin?

The BYD Dolphin Alloy Wheel Size is 16 Inch .

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What is the Power Output of BYD Dolphin?

The BYD Dolphin delivers 94 hp of maximum power and 180 Nm of maximum torque.

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