BYD F3
2008 - 2014 UAE prices & reviews



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Class:
Compact Sedan


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BYD F3 2008-2014 Prices in UAE

Price When New

AED 36000 - 40000
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BYD F3 2008-2014 Specifications

Country of Origin

China

Production Years

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Body Styles

4-door sedan

Weight (kg)

1200

Version

Performance

Engine

Gearbox

Power (hp)

Torque (Nm)

Fuel Econ (l/100km)

0-100 kph (sec)

Top Speed (kph)

1.6 I4 FWD 5M 98 134 6.2 12.3 185
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BYD F3 Reviews

Quick Review

Good

Lots of cabin features, low price, fuel economy

Bad

Slow, unfinished feel, no automatic, pirated image

Road Tests
by Mashfique Hussain Chowdhury & Team

none

BYD F3 2008-2014 Features Overview

At first glance, this Chinese-built car looks like nothing more than a cheap copy of the Toyota Corolla, with the rear end of a Honda City mixture, but wearing a fake BMW badge. And it is exactly that, but if you look past the lame attempts at plagiarism, you'll find a package that actually might be a decent deal for a new car. The F3 is powered by a 1.6-litre Mitsubishi-sourced engine, mated to a 5-speed manual Mitsubishi gearbox. It includes an interior that is exactly like that of a last-generation Toyota Corolla, but with softer touchable surfaces. Available features, standard or optional, include 15-inch wheels, leather upholstery, dual front airbags, sunroof, manual air-conditioning, CD player, remote keyless entry, fake wood trim, height-adjustable steering wheel, power windows, ABS brakes and the price tag of a car half its size. Build quality seems to be of passing-grade, although some plastic pieces have an unfinished feel to them. If only they'd try a bit harder and be a bit more original. The price may make up for it though, in the eyes of some cost-conscious buyers.



BYD F3 Reliability & Resale Value

Reliability (
4
/5)

Resale Value (
2
/5)

Known Problems

A "shake" on hard acceleration is due to defective front axles, CV joints or faulty engine mounts. The mechanical a/c selector system is controlled by cable, and the cables can spring loose, causing the mode selection to become inoperable, but easy to repair. Minor squeaks and rattles common.
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BYD F3 Safety Ratings

Crash Test Safety Ratings

NHTSA Driver Frontal Rating

untested

EuroNCAP Overall Adult Rating

untested
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