2014 BYD G3

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  • BYD G3
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  • Transmission:
    5-speed manual
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    105 @ 5800
  • Torque @ RPM:
    106 @ 4800
  • Displacement:
    1.5 L
  • 0-60 time:
    12 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    106 mph
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The BYD G3 was first introduced in 2009 as a more luxurious option to the F3 on which it’s based. Marketed to China’s growing market of wealthy car buyers who favor lengthened cars, the G3 comes on a stretched F3 platform, adding an additional 2.8 inches in overall length and 0.4 inches in wheelbase. The car is also fitted with more standard equipment and luxurious amenities than the F3, including more powerful engine options, a dual-mode sunroof, leather seating surfaces, and an in-dash infotainment system.

The extra room in the rear seats offers Chinese owners with chauffeurs the ability to stretch out while headed to work. On the weekends, owners are treated to a more upscale dashboard with cobalt-light gauges with twin LCD screens showing vehicle information. A manual transmission comes standard, but a CVT is offered with the largest of the three engines.

As BYD expected, sales of the G3 are below that of BYD’s other products. When introduced for the 2010 model year, the G3 only sold 12,000 units within the first six months. That’s less than one tenth the combined number of F3 and F3R sales during that same time. Regardless, the G3 still remains competitive in the market.

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