DS3 Crossback Lands In The UK With Four Engines, Five Trim Levels

DS has published the official price list of the new DS3 Crossback, the brand’s alternative to the Audi Q2, for the UK market.

Available in the United Kingdom in 15 distinct models and the lineup includes the Elegance, Performance Line, Prestige and Ultra Prestige trim levels as well as the new La Premiere Launch Edition.

Pricing kicks off from £21,550 ($27,878/€24,611) for the Elegance PureTech 100 Manual, which comes with plenty of standard features such as 17-inch wheels, chrome accents, rear parking sensors and automatic halogen headlights. Air conditioning, keyless start, a 7-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, DAB radio, USB port, hill-start assist, speed limit warning, emergency braking and lane keeping assist are also standard.

For the base DS3 Crossback Performance Line PureTech 100 Manual, clients will have to pay at least £22,950 ($29,690/€26,210). In return, they get different wheels, gloss black trim, tinted rear windows, LED taillights, Alcantara upholstery, w leather-wrapped steering wheel and central armrest, and aluminum pedals.

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The Prestige grade adds front parking sensors, Bastille Leather, 3D navigation system and Wi-Fi, automatic air conditioning, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, 10-inch touchscreen display, and frameless electrochromatic rearview mirror. This version starts at £24,950 ($32,277/€28,494) in the PureTech 100 Manual guise.

Opting for the Ultra Prestige gets you 18-inch wheels, Matrix LED headlights, LED DRLs, keyless entry&go, head-up display, black Nappa leather seats, front heated seats with massage function and a few other things. The Ultra Prestige kicks off at £30,950 ($40,039/€35,346) for the PureTech 130 Automatic.

Sitting above the Ultra Prestige is the Launch Edition, with the Art Rubis Nappa leather seats, wireless charging pad, high-beam assist, active cruise control with stop&go function, lane keeping assist, active blind spot detection, speed limit recognition and recommendation, and 18-inch wheels with a different pattern. Pricing starts from £32,450 ($41,979/€37,059) in the PureTech 130 Automatic model.

The DS3 Crossoback comes with three petrol engines, with 100 PS (99 hp / 73 kW), 130 PS (128 hp / 95 kW) and 155 PS (153 hp / 114 kW), and a 100 PS (99 hp / 73 kW) diesel. Arriving in UK showrooms later this year is the DS3 Crossback E-Tense EV, with a 136 PS (134 hp / 100 kW) electric motor and 50 kWh lithium-ion battery. It goes from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 8.7 seconds and has a WLTP-estimated driving range of 300 km (186 miles).

 

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  • TheHake

    The rear looks nice, the front is not too bad, the interior is… interesting, but that side profile! UUUURRRRGGGGHHHH.

    • uS’gedlemba

      Thise windows shouldv’e been frameless, that was the flaw with the DS3, from the side it looks like the ASX which is not good given it’s a 10 year old design.

      • TheHake

        Personally I don’t think it looks aged, it just looks ugly.

  • Bo Hanan

    That design actually annoys me. It’s like when a person drives their new car to Autozone and spends $100’s of dollars on chrome trim, fake vents, etc.

  • Momogg

    They should call it Picasso. ?

  • StrangerGP

    Yeah it’s ugly, I’d rather have a Mazda CX-3.

  • designer_dick

    £21,550 for the cheapest version of a car with the 1.2 PureTech engine from a Citroën C3 is more than a little overpriced, and £32,450 for the launch edition is LUDICROUS.

    • uS’gedlemba

      It worked for Audi against BMW and Mercedes why not let them try their luck…it’s one ugly duckling too.

      • TheHake

        But Audi stepped up their game when they stepped up their price…

      • designer_dick

        Audi always had the substance and quality to match BMW and Mercedes-Benz, if not the brand cachet. DS has neither.

  • LOVE THE BLUE PAINT. DESIGN WISE IT LOOKS LIKE THE JAPANESE TREND OF ODD LINES, DENTS AND VENTS HAS INVADED FRANCE.

  • Marwan Abdul Hak

    Since ages the same contradiction with the French cars: very daring and courageous designs, very weak engines ?

  • Momogg

    I’m sorry for PSA but next Captur will eat it.

    • uS’gedlemba

      I doubt PSA will be worried about that, it’s the ugliest DS to date but I’m sure it’s intended to be a low volume seller…PSA has the 2008 and Mokka for this segment as bread and butter.

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