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Welcome to BYD at Snows

At Snows we have BYD dealerships in Basingstoke and Southampton covering the South Coast of England for areas such as Salisbury, Portsmouth, Chichester, Bournemouth and surrounding areas. We have everything you need to begin or further enhance your electric journey.

BYD produces three exceptional vehicles, each of which provides fantastic performance with a fantastic pricetag. What’s more, with a BYD vehicle, you’re guaranteed superb value for money, whether you choose the DOLPHIN, SEAL or ATTO 3.

These game-changing vehicles are available to browse online, test drive and purchase at our BYD showrooms in Basingstoke and Southampton. Thanks to our budget-friendly offers and finance solutions, we make it as easy as possible for you to secure your ideal model. Long after you’ve driven away in your new BYD car, we’ll be here to provide you with comprehensive, affordable aftersales care, including servicing, repairs and MOTs.

If you have any questions or if you wish to book a test drive or service appointment, don’t hesitate to contact our friendly expert team by clicking here.

Which models are currently available from BYD?

  • DOLPHIN  – five-door hatchback
  • ATTO 3 – SUV
  • SEAL – fastback saloon

What does BYD stand for?


BYD stands for 'Build Your Dreams'

What is the price range for BYD cars?


Entry-level trim prices are approximately £25,490 (Dolphin), £36,990 (Atto 3) and £44,990 (Seal).

What are the key features and specifications of the latest BYD models?


All BYD models feature the following as a minimum:

  • Full-electric eight-in-one powertrain which delivers 100% ULEZ compliancy
  • LED headlights
  • Large floating touchscreen
  • Maximum five-star Euro NCAP safety rating
  • Sustainable vegan leather seats
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seats
  • e-Platform 3.0 – designed exclusively for pure-electric vehicles
  • BYD Blade Battery – one of the safest of its kind in the world

What is the range of BYD electric vehicles (EVs) on a single charge?

  • DOLPHIN – 265 miles
  • ATTO 3 – 260 miles
  • SEAL – 354 miles

What is the warranty coverage for BYD cars?


  • Basic coverage – 6 years (or 93,750 miles, whichever occurs first)
  • Drive unit and power battery – 8 years (or 93,750 miles or 125,000 miles, respectively)
  • Bodywork anti-corrosion – 12 years (unlimited mileage)

What is the waiting time for a new BYD car?


Maximum waiting times tend to be no longer than three weeks. Please contact us at BYD Basingstoke or Southampton for further information regarding specific model waiting times.

Where are the nearest BYD dealerships?


You have two dealerships to choose from in either Basingstoke and Southampton caters for Southampton.  These two dealerships cover a wide area across the South Coast including Portsmouth, Chichester, Bournemouth and Salisbury.​

How can I book a BYD test drive?


Complete our online contact form or contact your nearest Snows BYD location.

Can I buy a BYD online?


Absolutely. You can browse, reserve and buy online with Snows anytime you wish.

Are BYD models available on Motability?


Yes, the new BYD ATTO 3 SUV is available from nil advance payment on the Motability Scheme.

How much is the BYD ATTO 3?


Prices start at approximately £36,990.

How do I charge a BYD car?


You can charge your BYD at home or at work via a three-pin power supply or dedicated fast-charging wallbox – or at more than 29,000 public locations throughout the UK.

Which BYD vehicle has the best range?


The BYD SEAL is capable of a 354-mile range upon a single charge.

Where are BYD cars made?


Currently, BYD cars are made at plants located throughout China and the US – more factories are expected to open in France, Germany and Spain.