BYD Song L fastback SUV hit pre-sales in China. Starts at 30,100 USD

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The BYD Song L fastback SUV started pre-sales in China. It has five trim levels within a price range of 220,000 – 280,000 yuan (30,100 – 38,300 USD). It is available with 4WD and up to 662 km (CLTC) of range.

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All you should know about the BYD Song L

The Song L is the newest BYD model that stands on the e-Platfrom 3.0 architecture that also underpins Seal, Dolphin, Atto 3 (Yuan Plus), etc. It also adopts the latest brand’s design language called Dragon Face. It has a front end with thin LED headlights and a sporty front bumper with a substantial trapeze-shaped air intake. This SUV also has a sloped roofline and retractable door handles. From the back, the Song L has an active spoiler.

The Song L’s dimensions are 4840/1950/1560 mm, with a wheelbase of 2930 mm. For comparison, it is 115 mm shorter and 49 mm narrower than the Zeekr 001 liftback from Geely. It also adopts the DiSus C suspension system.

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Inside, the BYD Song L has a huge 15.6-inch floating rotatable screen and a 10.25-inch LCD instrument panel that sits behind the steering wheel. The Song L also has a 50-inch AR-HUD. The BYD’s DiLink OS powers the in-vehicle system. It also has the DiPilot driving assistance system with over 30 functions. The interior of the entry-level Song L is covered with leatherette. And the 4WD model offers suede-wrapped seats.

Powertrain and specs

Regarding powertrain, the BYD Song L has several options, depending on a trim level.

  • Exceed Version 550 km
    • 71.8 kWh LFP battery, 550 km CLTC range
    • RWD, 204 hp
    • 0-100 km/h acceleration 8.6 seconds
    • 220,000 yuan (30,100 USD)
  • Excellence Version 550 km
    • 71.8 kWh LFP battery, 550 km CLTC range
    • RWD, 204 hp
    • 0-100 km/h acceleration 8.6 seconds
    • 240,000 yuan (32,800 USD)
  • Exceed Version 662 km
    • 87.04 kWh LFP battery, 662 km CLTC range
    • RWD, 313 hp
    • 0-100 km/h acceleration 6.9 seconds
    • 240,000 yuan (32,800 USD)
  • Excellence Version 662 km
    • 87.04 kWh LFP battery, 662 km CLTC range
    • RWD, 313 hp
    • 0-100 km/h acceleration 6.9 seconds
    • 260,000 yuan (35,530 USD)
  • Excellence Version 602 km 4WD
    • 87.04 kWh LFP battery, 602 km CLTC range
    • 4WD, 517 hp
    • 0-100 km/h acceleration 4.3 seconds
    • 280,000 yuan (38,300 USD)

The BYD Song L will become a competitor of the Zeekr 001 liftback. It offers similar dimensions and powertrain. Geely’s model is more expensive, but it also offers more luxurious functions, such as air suspension.

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Source: BYD Weibo, Autohome

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