BYD SEAL U DM-i UK Pricing Announced

BYD, a global leader in new energy vehicles, has officially announced the UK pricing for the BYD SEAL U DM-i, its first plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) in Europe. This five-seater SUV offers a premium interior, advanced Super DM (Dual Mode) Technology, and two trim options at competitive prices.

Key Highlights:

  • BYD SEAL U DM-i: Five-seater D-segment SUV with advanced PHEV technology.
  • Pricing: Design (AWD) at £39,905 and Boost (FWD) at £33,205.
  • Super DM Technology: Prioritizes electric power, reducing fuel consumption and enhancing performance.
  • Engine Options: 1.5L Xiaoyun Hybrid Engine with high thermal efficiency.
  • Battery: Durable cobalt-free BYD Blade Battery.
  • Range: Up to 49.7 miles electric (WLTP combined) and 671 miles total.
  • Design: Sleek, ocean-inspired aesthetics with a premium interior.
  • Safety: Comprehensive Advanced Driver Assistance System.
  • Warranty: 6 years/93,750 miles full manufacturer’s warranty and 8 years/125,000 miles battery warranty.
BYD SEAL U DM-i UK Pricing Announced

The BYD SEAL U DM-i combines spaciousness and comfort with cutting-edge PHEV technology, offering a quiet, smooth ride akin to a pure-electric vehicle. Its powerful acceleration and performance are ideal for longer journeys.

Super DM Technology

BYD’s Super DM Technology focuses on eco-friendly electric driving, minimizing reliance on fuel. This system features a 1.5L Xiaoyun Hybrid Engine and the BYD Blade Battery, providing intelligent mode switching between EV and HEV for optimal efficiency.

Performance and Range

The Design trim includes two high-power electric motors (150 kW front and 120 kW rear) and an 18.3 kWh battery, achieving a total system power of 238 kW. The Boost trim offers a 1.5L hybrid engine with a 145 kW motor, yielding a total power of 160 kW and a range of 49.7 miles electric and 671 miles total.

Ocean-Inspired Design

The BYD SEAL U DM-i features dynamic lines and balanced proportions. Its X-shaped front face, U-shaped headlights, and 19-inch alloy wheels enhance its sporty and stylish SUV presence. The interior boasts vegan leather seats, ambient lighting, a 15.6-inch rotatable touchscreen, and a panoramic sunroof.

BYD SEAL U DM-i UK Pricing Announced

Advanced Technology and Safety

Equipped with the BYD Intelligent Cockpit System, the vehicle offers smart 4G connectivity, a 10-speaker audio system, and features like Head-Up Display and Intelligent Voice Control. Safety is prioritized with a robust Advanced Driver Assistance System and high-strength steel body structure.

Availability and Warranty

The BYD SEAL U DM-i comes with a 6-year/93,750 miles full manufacturer’s warranty and an 8-year/125,000 miles battery warranty. Available in September from official BYD dealers, customers can find more information at BYD UK.

About BYD

BYD, short for Build Your Dreams, is a multinational high-tech company focused on sustainable development through innovations in Auto, Electronics, New Energy, and Rail Transit. Since 1995, BYD has expanded globally, promoting renewable energy solutions and zero emissions energy systems. Backed by Warren Buffet, BYD continues to lead in energy and transportation with operations in over 70 countries.

For further details on BYD’s global initiatives and their European branch, visit BYD Europe or BYD Auto.

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