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BYD Atto 3 vs Tesla Model 3 Specs and Features Comparison

BYD Atto 3 vs Tesla Model 3

This is a comprehensive comparison of the specs and features between the best and third-best selling electric cars in Australia in 2022, the Tesla Model 3 and BYD Atto 3. This comparison focuses on the base variants of each model:This comparison focuses on the most comparable variants of each model, click to view full technical specs:


Price and Incentives

As of the date of this comparison, the Tesla Model 3 RWD costs between $15k to $18k more than the BYD Atto 3 Extended Range after on-road costs and applicable state government incentives.

For a more detailed breakdown of eligible government incentives, estimated driveaway price and total cost of ownership - use the zecar cost of ownership calculator.

Size and Dimensions

Both EVs are considered to be practical cars and offer best in class passenger and storage space. The Model 3 is longer car but the Atto 3 offers more maximum storage spac.

Range and Performance

On paper, Model 3 offers more range and acceleration than the Atto 3 despite having a slightly smaller battery. In zecar's independent range testing and modelling we found the difference in rear-world range between the two to be much smaller than reported figures.

Battery and Charging

The Model 3 offers substantially faster and better overall charging experience than the Atto 3 across both home AC charging and public DC charging.

The Atto 3 does offer the advantage of V2L which allows you to use the car's battery as a mobile power bank.

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Calculate your personal charging costs and times for each model using this calculator.

Driver Technology

The Model 3 and Atto 3 offer similar levels of driver assist technology. At this stage the Tesla's autopilot appears to be one of the best driver assistance platforms on the market. The Atto 3 features an exceptional 360 degree camera which the Model Y lacks.

Infotainment and Connectivity

The Model Y is considered to have a superior infotainment and connectivity offering highlighted by its best in-class 15 inch centre screen and user-friendly interface.

The Atto 3 features Android Auto and Apple Carplay, something Tesla has yet to offer in any of its vehicle models.

Other Features

Warranty and Servicing

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