BYD Atto 3 vs Tesla Model 3 Specs and Features Comparison (2023)
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 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.
Did You Know?
Due to the FBT exemption, procuring either EV through a novated lease will be substantially cheaper than an outright purchase.
Size and Dimensions
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.
Calculate your personal charging costs and times for each model using this calculator.
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
Warranty and Servicing
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