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2024 BYD Sealion 6 Price and Specifications

The Sea lion world 6 has been detailed for Australia, prices start from $48,990 before on-road costs for the new Chinese plug-in hybrid SUV.

Formerly known as Seal U, the Sealion 6 comes as a pure PHEV mid-size car and competes with models such as the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV and the MG HS +EV.

An all-electric version will be sold in overseas markets such as China and Europe and is apparently on the wish list for Australia. However, there is currently no official confirmation as to whether and when this will happen.

There are two variants and two plug-in hybrid powertrains available, including front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Both models can achieve a purely electric range of over 80 km and the Sealion 6 AWD can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.9 seconds.

The 2024 BYD Sealion 6 Series is now on sale.

Pricing

Model Price
2024 WORLD Sealion 6 Dynamic $48,990
2024 WORLD Sealion 6 Premium AWD $52,990

The prices do not include travel costs

Drives and efficiency

Sealion 6 Dynamic Sea Lion 6 Premium
engine 1.5L 4-cylinder PHEV
Single electric motor, front
1.5 liter 4 cylinder turbo PHEV
Double electric motors: front + rear
Performance 75kW + 145kW
Maximum: 160 kW
96kW + 150kW + 120kW
Maximum: 238 kW
Torque 135Nm + 300Nm
Maximum: 300 Nm
220Nm + 300Nm + 250Nm
Maximum: 550 Nm
transmission Reduction gear, single speed Reduction gear, single speed
Driven wheels front all wheel drive
Weight 1940 kg (curb) 2100 kg (curb)
0-100km/h 8.5 seconds 5.9 seconds
Fuel consumption (claim) 1.1L/100km 1.4L/100km
CO2 emissions 24g/km 32g/km
EV battery 18.3 kWh BYD Blade (LFP) 18.3 kWh BYD Blade (LFP)
Range of electric vehicles 92 km (100-25 percent) 81 km (100-25 percent)
Energy consumption (claim) 16.9 kWh/100 km 17.9 kWh/100 km
Fuel tank size 60 liters 60 liters
Fuel requirements 95 RON 95 RON

Dimensions

Dimensions Sea lion world 6
length 4775mm
Width 1890mm
Height 1670mm
Tire track 1630mm front
1630mm rear
wheelbase 2765mm
Trunk capacity 574 liters
Curb weight 1940 kg – Dynamic
2100kg – Premium
Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) 2350 kg – Dynamic
2510kg – Premium

Maintenance and warranty

EVDirect covers the BYD range with one Six-year, 150,000 km vehicle warranty and a Eight-year battery warranty, 160,000 km.

Neither BYD nor EVDirect have yet detailed the Sealion 6’s maintenance schedule or cost, although the brand’s electric products require scheduled maintenance every 12 months or 20,000 kilometers – whichever comes first.

We will update this article when service pricing information becomes available.

Security

The Sealion 6 doesn’t come with an ANCAP safety rating, although BYD says a five-star result is “expected”.

The confident response may be due to the electric BYD Seal U achieving a five-star Euro NCAP score in 2023, including 90 percent for adult occupant protection, 86 percent for child occupant protection, 83 percent for vulnerable Road users 77 percent for the safety assistant.

If there are minimal differences in the structural and crash test data, the Sealion 6 PHEV could well achieve a similar result as we have seen with other nameplates that support multiple powertrains.

Standard security features include:

  • 7 airbags
    • Double front
    • Double sided
    • Double curtain
    • Front-center
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Autonomous emergency braking (AEB)
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Detecting the presence of children
  • Door open warning
  • Forward collision warning
  • Front cross traffic assistant
  • High beam assistant
  • Intelligent speed limit information, control
  • Lane departure warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Rear collision warning
  • Rear cross traffic warning
  • Traffic sign recognition

Standard equipment

There are two variants available in Australia – Dynamic and Premium.

Highlights of the Sealion 6 Dynamic:

Outside

  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • 235/50 R19 Giti tires
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Matte roof rails
  • One-touch tailgate
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Electrically adjustable, heated mirrors
  • Automatically dimming interior mirror
  • Soundproof glass – front
  • Privacy glass – rear

Inner

  • Steering wheel with faux leather cover
  • 12.3-inch LCD digital instrument cluster
  • Sunglass holder
  • Seats with faux leather cover
  • 8-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat
  • 4-way electrically adjustable passenger seat
  • Heated, ventilated front seats
  • Manually adjustable rear seat backs
  • Double cup holders in front
  • Rear center armrest including 2 x cup holders
  • Metal door sills
  • Front sun visors with illuminated cosmetic mirrors

Entertainment

  • 15.6-inch rotating infotainment touchscreen
  • AM/FM/DAB radio
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
  • Bluetooth phone, audio streaming
  • Music streaming apps
  • Satellite navigation
  • Voice assistant
  • Infinity audio with 10 speakers
  • BYD App Store
  • 1 x USB-C, 1 x USB-A – Front
  • 1 x USB-C, 1 x USB-A – rear
  • Over-the-air updates

Light

  • LED headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED taillights
  • Sequential rear indicators
  • Dynamic RGB ambient lighting
  • LED reading light at the front
  • Rear LED reading lights

Comfort and convenience

  • Keyless entry and start
  • NFC card key
  • 2 x Mobile Phone Charging – 15W
  • 12V accessory socket
  • PM2.5 filter system
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Central rear air vents
  • Tire repair kit

Sealion 6 Premium adds:

chassis

  • Additional terrain modes
  • all wheel drive

Security and protection

Inner

  • Blue + Gray Upholstery ($NCO)

Colors

The Sealion 6 is available with the following complimentary color options.

Outside

  • Harbor gray
  • Arctic White
  • Delan Black
  • Azure blue
  • Stone gray

Inner

  • Black + Brown
  • Blue + Gray ($NCO, Premium)

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