BYD E1 FAQs

What is the real world range of the BYD E1?

The real world range (city + highway) in summer is ≈181 mi.
The real world range (city + highway) in winter is ≈152 mi.
Real-life figures may differ significantly depending on weather conditions and driving style.

Where can I charge the BYD E1?

Firstly, you can charge it at home from a regular socket.
Secondly, you can charge it at any AC charging station with the corresponding charging cable.

What is the on-board charger capacity of the BYD E1?

The on-board charger of the car can take up to 7 kW.

How long does it take to fully charge the BYD E1?

  • If you charge it from a regular NEMA 5-15 socket, it will take 19 h 53 min to charge it 0-100% (charging speed ≈10 mph);
  • If you charge it from a NEMA 14-50 socket, it will take 5 h 07 min to charge it 0-100% (charging speed ≈37 mph);
  • If you charge it at a Tesla Supercharger or any other DC charging station, the car’s battery can accept up to 60 kW of power. However, the average charging rate will be lowered to extend the battery life. What’s more, not all stations are capable of generating such power. In the best case scenario you will be able to charge your BYD E1 0-100% in 80.5 minutes.
We recommend you to use the EV Compare charging calculator to estimate the electric vehicle charging time and cost.

What is the cargo capacity of the BYD E1?

The vehicle total cargo volume with the seats unfolded is ft3.

What powertrain does the BYD E1 have?

The vehicle has a 32.2 kWh traction battery, which powers one permanent-magnet electric motor located on the front axle.
The motor produces 61 hp/45 kW of power and N/A lb-ft of torque.
This enables the car to hit 0-60 mph in s and reach a top speed of 63 mph.