Who are BYD?

BYD are a multi-national high-tech company devoted to the development of technological innovations for a better future. BYD work within four different industries; automobiles, electronics, new energy and rail transit. Since it was founded in 1995, BYD have adopted expertise in rechargeable batteries and became a huge advocate of sustainable development. In 2022, BYD sold nearly 1,860,000 new energy passenger vehicles worldwide, making them a clear market leader in electrification! BYD have also been working on the electrification of urban public transport in a bid to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

What does BYD stand for?

BYD stands for ‘Build Your Dreams’.

What is the electric range of the BYD Dolphin?

The BYD DOLPHIN will be available with a pure electric range of 265 miles and will also be available in the future with a 44.9kWh Blade Battery with an estimated range of 211 miles (in the Active model) from early 2024.

How long does it take to fast charge the BYD Dolphin?

In the Active and Boost models, it takes 28 minutes to charge from 30% to 80% with a maximum DC charging power of 60kW. In the Comfort and Design models, it takes 29 minutes with a maximum DC charging power of 88kW.

What is the top speed of the BYD Dolphin?

The top speed is 93mph in the Active model and 100mph in the Boost, Comfort and Design models with a 0-62mph of 7 seconds (Comfort and Design).

What type of battery is fitted to the BYD Dolphin?

The BYD DOLPHIN is fitted with the innovative BYD Blade Battery. Find out more about the Blade Battery by clicking here.

What is the starting price of the BYD Dolphin?

The DOLPHIN starts at £25,490 up to £30,990 (MSRP including VAT) and will be available to purchase from BYD Southampton for delivery towards the end of 2023.

What trim levels will be available?

There are 4 models available in the line-up; Active, Boost, Comfort and Design. Download a brochure to view the differences in models here.

When will the BYD Dolphin be available in the UK?

The BYD DOLPHIN will be available to purchase from BYD Southampton in October 2023 and delivery by the end of the year. (The higher range variant will be available in early 2024).


For more information on the BYD DOLPHIN, or to order, BYD Southampton should be your first port of call. Contact us below!