BYD e5

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BYD E5
BYD e5 Electric Taxicab in Bengbu.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer BYD
Production 2015–present
Model years 2016–present
Body and chassis
Class Compact car
Body style 4-door sedan
Related BYD L3
BYD F3
BYD F3DM
BYD Qin
BYD G3
Powertrain
Electric motor Single Electric motor 160 kW (210 hp)
Transmission Electric Automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,660 mm (104.7 in)
Length 4,680 mm (184.3 in)
Width 1,765 mm (69.5 in)
Height 1,500 mm (59.1 in)
Curb weight 1,210 kg (2,668 lb)

The BYD e5 is an all-electric car manufactured by BYD, and it based on the gasoline-powered BYD Surui sedan, launched in 2012.[1] The e5 features a 65Ah lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO4), capable of delivering an all-electric range of 220 km (137 mi), and a top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph).[1][2] Retail sales began in China in September 2015.[3] A total of 1,426 units were delivered in the Chinese market in 2015,[4] and 15,639 in 2016.[5] A total of 17,065 units have been sold in China through December 2016.[4][5]

A 300-km-range version called BYD e5 300, which shares many characteristics with the BYD Qin EV300, was launched in 2016.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wang, Joey. "Spy Shots: BYD E5 EV sedan is Ready for the Chinese auto market". CarNewsChina.com. CarNewsChina. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  2. ^ ChinaAutoWeb. "BYD e5". ChinaAutoWeb. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  3. ^ Mark Kane (2015-10-23). "BYD Plug-In Electric Car Sales Up In China To Over 5,500 In September". InsideEVs.com. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  4. ^ a b Staff (2016-01-14). "Sales Ranking of China-made Pure-electric Cars in 2015". China Auto Web. Retrieved 2016-02-27.
  5. ^ a b Staff (2017-01-19). "Best-selling China-made EVs in 2016". China Auto Web. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  6. ^ W.E. Ning (2016-04-01). "BYD e5 300 EV launched on the Chinese car market". Retrieved 2016-06-11.