BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2023 -
This car is not available in the US, but you can still compare it with other cars


Currently Produced

BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active

Technical Specifications of BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2023 -
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place
Current Status
Announced (planned), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Hatchback BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active

Range and Battery

Estimated range on a full battery: EPA (USA), WLTP (EU), NEDC (EU old), GCC (Green Cars Compare)
211 mi No Data 180 mi
Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
46 kWh 44.9 kWh
Energy consumption per distance driven. The more efficient the car, the less energy it needs to go the same distance.
24.9 kWh/100 mi (4 mi/kWh)


Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
7.4 kW 60 kW
Most EVs use a 400V system, but newer models with higher voltage can charge faster and use less wiring.
800 V
Charge Port
The port type impacts charging speed and station compatibility


Drive Type
Drivetrain configuration: PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), IM (AC Induction Motor)
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
71 kW (95 hp) 133 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
6.7 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
93 mph
0.00 s
00 mph


Car's body length (front to back bumper)
168.9 in
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
79.2 in 69.7 in
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
61.8 in
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
106.3 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
No Data
Cargo Volume
Cargo capacity: Trunk (rear seats up),
Max (rear seats folded),
Frunk (in the front hood)
12.2 ft3 46.3 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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Charging BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active

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Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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About BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active

The BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active is an all-electric front-wheel drive hatchback. It came out in 2023. The car is not available on the US market.

The BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active has a 46 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 180 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 24.9 kWh per 100 miles (or 4 miles per kWh) — ranked №524 out of 680 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds (ranked №392 out of 680 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 93 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 71 kW (95 hp) of power and 133 lb-ft of torque.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Real-world range of the BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active is 162–198 miles (ranked №524 out of 680 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 60 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 168.9 in
  • Width: 79.2 in (including side mirrors) or 69.7 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 61.8 in
  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: N/A lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the BYD Dolphin 44.9 kWh Active cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 12.2 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №528 out of 680 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 46.3 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №346 out of 680 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.




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