Explore the battle of the most affordable EVs in Malaysia - Neta V vs BYD Dolphin. Get a detailed comparison on pricing, specs, interior, exterior, warranty packages and live promotions to help you choose your EV ride!
In the heart of Malaysia, a 'quiet' revolution is underway. Streets that were once echoed with the roar of traditional Internal Combustion Engine (ICE), now witness the silent surge of electric vehicles (EVs). A wave of eco-consciousness is reshaping the nation's automotive landscape. Malaysia, traditionally known for its rich automotive heritage, is now emerging as a hub for the electric vehicle revolution. With an unprecedented influx of EVs, the nation stands on the cusp of a transformative era, where innovation is paving the way for a cleaner, greener future.
Malaysia's EV market has become a battleground of innovation, affordability, and performance from all the EVs that have made it here. Within a short span, we have seen the arrival of many EVs claiming to bring the best deal on the table with prices varying from as low as RM 99k++ to as high as RM 250k++. At the forefront of this clash are two formidable contenders: the Neta V and the BYD Dolphin. Both are currently the two most affordable EVs around as each offers a unique blend of style, performance, and engineering. As the demand for sustainable transportation grows, these models present serious options for Malaysian consumers. In this comparison, we'll focus on the key attributes of these EVs helping you decide the EV for you.
Let us start with the biggest factor that always sways people's interest:
Priced at RM100,000, OTR without insurance - currently the cheapest EV available in Malaysia. Neta offers an affordable option for Malaysians looking to transition to electric vehicles.
BYD Doldpin price is RM100,530, OTR without insurance - the 2nd most affordable EV in the Malaysian market. BYD Dolphin is competitively priced, providing consumers with an enticing alternative in the EV market.
Electric Motor: 95 PS power, 160 Nm torque
Acceleration: 0 to 50km/h in 3.9 seconds
Top Speed: 120km/h
Electric Motor: 94 PS power, 180 Nm torque
Acceleration: 0 to 50km/h in 4.5 seconds
Top Speed: 150km/h
Battery: 38.54 kWh, CATL-sourced ternary lithium battery. HEPT 3.0 Thermostatic Battery Management System with liquid cooling.
Neta V range: 380 km (NEDC) on a single charge.
Charging: Supports fast and slow charging 20%-80% in 30 minutes, optimized battery management system.
Battery: 44.9kWh Blade lithium iron phosphate battery. Advanced battery technology with efficient cooling.
BYD Dolphin range: 410 km (NEDC) on a single charge.
Charging: Supports fast charging, advanced battery management system.
General parts: 5 years/150,000km
EV High-voltage components: 8 years/180,000km (battery & charger)
Body: 10 years/200,000km
Body: 6 years/150,000km
Battery: 8 years/160,000 km
Drive unit: 8 years/150,000 km (motor, motor controller, DC assembly and electric control assembly)
Option 1: Offers a home charger, V2L adapter, powered tailgate, window tint film, an external air purifier, insurance, and a body kit.
Option 2: Interest-free financing for up to seven years, subject to qualification.