BYD D1 2022 Review: 100kW power, 512km range

BYD D1 2022 Review: 100kW power, 512km range


The BYD D1 2022 Standard Edition stands out from other BYD series with its unique styling. The front features a closed grille design and a through-type light strip, which creates an impressive visual effect when lit. The vehicle's side profile is rounded, and a dual-tone color scheme adds to its youthful and fashionable appearance. The rear incorporates the popular through-type light assembly, enhancing its modern look. Dimensions-wise, the car measures 4390x1850x1650mm, with a wheelbase of 2800mm. The front and rear tires are sized at 195/60 R16. The front brakes are ventilated discs, while the rear brakes are solid discs.


Inside, the BYD D1 2022 Standard Edition boasts a 10.1-inch floating central control screen and a uniquely designed strip-shaped dashboard, creating a generous cabin atmosphere. The five-seater layout provides ample headroom and legroom in the rear, complemented by passenger-friendly features like rear air conditioning vents, seat heating, and cup holders. The overall interior design exudes elegance and practicality.


The car is powered by a lithium iron phosphate battery and a front-mounted single electric motor. It includes a single-speed transmission for electric vehicles, rear parking radar, reversing camera, electronic parking brake, automatic parking, drive mode selection, hill start assist, built-in dashcam, keyless entry for the driver, keyless start, remote key start, and four front airbags. Stability control, tire pressure monitoring, faux leather seats, a 10-way manually adjustable driver's seat, a 4-way manually adjustable passenger seat, independent front armrests, a rotary electronic gear shift, a multifunction steering wheel, manual 4-way steering wheel, color LCD instrument cluster, 4-speaker audio system, facial recognition, 10.1-inch central control screen, navigation system, OTA updates, voice recognition control system, single-zone automatic air conditioning, rear air vents, in-cabin air purification, 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, halogen headlights, automatic headlights, LED daytime running lights, electric windows, electrically adjustable heated exterior mirrors, and an electric sliding side door are among its features.

The electric motor's maximum power is 100kW (136Ps) with a peak torque of 180N·m. The battery capacity is 53.6kWh, and it supports fast charging in just 0.58 hours. The vehicle's NEDC range is 512km with a power consumption of 12.8kWh per 100km. It has a 6-year or 150,000 km vehicle warranty and a 6-year or 600,000 km battery warranty.

Overall Impression

Overall, the BYD D1 2022 Standard Edition offers sufficient power for urban and peri-urban travel, coupled with a well-designed and comfortable interior. It's a testament to BYD's leadership in the EV market, showcasing innovative design and technology.

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