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BYD Dolphin

The battle to bring electric car prices in Australia down continues to rage with BYD now claiming the most affordable EV title thanks to the arrival of its Dolphin hatch.

Going toe-to-toe with the GWM Ora and MG's MG4 and ZS EV, this city-sized five-door is full of personality, performance and design innovation.

The line-up currently starts at $38,890 for the Dolphin Dynamic and ranges through to $44,890 for the range-topping Dolphin Premium.

BYD Dolphin Models Price and Specs

The price range for the BYD Dolphin varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $38,890 and going to $44,890 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2024 Hatchback —, Electric, 1 SP AUTO $38,890 $44,890
2023 Hatchback —, Electric, 1 SP AUTO $35,090 $48,290
See All BYD Dolphin Pricing and Specs

BYD Dolphin Colours

Colour choices are variant dependent. The base Dolphin can be chosen in sand with a brown interior, grey with a grey interior, blue with a brown interior, or pink with a pink interior.

The Premium can be chosen in two-tone colour schemes, white with a grey interior, pink with a pink interior, or blue with a blue interior all with a grey roof and bonnet, or a grey with a grey interior and black roof and bonnet.

  • Sand White
  • Urban Grey
  • Coral Pink
  • Maldive Purple
  • Ski White
  • Surf Blue
  • Atlantis Grey
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

BYD Dolphin Accessories

Standard equipment on the Dolphin includes 16-inch alloys, LED headlights and tail-lights, a massive 12.8-inch multimedia touchscreen with built-in nav as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a wireless phone charger electrical adjust and heating for the front seats, keyless entry with push-start ignition, climate control, and a comprehensive suite of active safety items.

Floor mats and window tint are available as separate accessories.

BYD Dolphin Accessories

BYD Dolphin Interior

The Dolphin's interior consists of electrical adjust seats, a large rotating 12.8-inch multimedia touchscreen dominating the dash, synthetic leather and neoprene trim, as well as various nods to its name like floating 'fin' door handles and wavy patterns throughout.

BYD Dolphin Interior

BYD Dolphin Boot Space

Boot space, regardless of variant, is 345 litres, or 1130L with the second row seats folded down.

BYD Dolphin Boot space

BYD Dolphin Seats

The BYD Dolphin is a five-seat hatchback, with electrical adjust and heating for front passengers, with trim consisting of synthetic leather and neoprene.

BYD Dolphin Seats

BYD Dolphin Speed

The Dolphin is capable of sprinting from 0-100km/h in 12.3 seconds for the base Dynamic or 7.0 seconds for the Premium. Maximum speed is 160km/h.

BYD Dolphin Engine

There are two motor choices in the Dolphin range. The Dynamic variant is offered with 70kW/180Nm, while the Premium outputs 150kW/310Nm

BYD Dolphin Dimensions

The dimensions of the BYD Dolphin Hatchback vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2024 Hatchback 1570x1770x4290 mm 130 mm
2023 Hatchback 1570x1770x4290 mm 130 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All BYD Dolphin Dimensions

BYD Dolphin Fuel Consumption

The BYD Dolphin is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by Electric fuel type(s).

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2024 Hatchback Electric 1 SP AUTO
2023 Hatchback Electric 1 SP AUTO
* Combined fuel consumption See All BYD Dolphin Pricing and Specs for 2024

BYD Dolphin Wheel Size

The BYD Dolphin has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 195x60 R16 for Hatchback in 2024.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2024 Hatchback 195x60 R16 195x60 R16
2023 Hatchback 195x60 R16 195x60 R16
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All BYD Dolphin Wheel Sizes

BYD Dolphin Range

The base Dolphin Dynamic can travel 340km on a single charge, while the top-spec Premium can travel 427km, according to the WLTP standard.