On April 7, BYD officially announced that the pre-sale of its 2023 Yuan Pro model, an all-electric SUV, has started. Customers can choose from three configurations with a pre-sale price range of 99,800 – 119,800 RMB (14,500 – 17,400 USD).
As a sub-compact SUV, the size of the BYD Yuan Pro is 4375/1785/1680mm, with a 2535mm wheelbase. In terms of appearance, there are dual-color exterior mirrors and runs on 16-inch wheels. Additionally, it offers three body colors: pink, white, and gray.
The rear retains the side-opening trunk tailgate and an external spare tire.
It also has a panoramic sunroof.
Coming to the front, the new BYD Yuan Pro adopts the Dragon Face 3.0 design language with a closed grille and a silver trim that runs through the entire front face. The “Yuan” logo is displayed on the silver trim. The headlights adopt a quadrangular shape.
The interior comes standard with an 8-inch LCD instrument panel and a 10.1-inch central control screen.
The rotatable central control screen is upgraded to DiLink 4.0 (5G) system. Additionally, a hint of blue trim can be found throughout the interior.
In terms of power, BYD said the powertrain has been upgraded to the 8-in-1 electric powertrain based on e-Platform 3.0, but specific parameters have not been announced yet. For reference, the current BYD Yuan Pro is equipped with a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a maximum power of 100 kW and a peak torque of 210 Nm. The batteries come from BYD’s lithium iron phosphate Blade batteries with a capacity of 38.9 kWh and 50.1 kWh, respectively, and the corresponding cruising ranges are 301 km and 401 km, respectively.