The world premiere of the stylish three-door hatchback Citroen DS3 was held at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2009. The car was the first of a premium line of DS French automaker, although It is based on the chassis of the usual Citroen C3. In the market sales of the model began in August 2010. New Citroen DS3 characterizes bright individual looks with innovative features. Hatchback looks dynamic and Sports gathered. Its overall length is 3948 mm, width – 1715 mm, height – 1458 mm ground clearance (clearance) is equal to 130 mm.
Packaging and prices Citroen DS3 2016.
|1.6 VTi So Chic MT5||$19,100||1.6 petrol (120 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 VTi So Chic AT||$19,400||1.6 petrol (120 hp)||Automatic (4)||front|
|1.6 VTi 3D AT||$20,200||1.6 petrol (120 hp)||Automatic (4)||front|
|1.6 VTi 3D eMyWay AT||$20,400||1.6 petrol (120 hp)||Automatic (4)||front|
|1.6 THP Sport Chic MT6||$22,100||1.6 petrol (150 hp)||Manual (6)||front|
Front three-door attracts massive air intake, which is inscribed grille, curved at the center in the form of proprietary logos, bumper flaunts integrated into a vertical sections with a scattering of LED running lights. Original middle rack for DS3 as shark fin and unusual rear windows combined with glass rear door into a single unit, creating an impression of airiness and spaciousness of the car.
The automaker has provided ample opportunity for individualization of appearance models, offering a choice of purchaser 34 options for paint finishes, 9 ornate design of the roof and 24 kinds of wheels. French charm and refined style is continued in the interior design of the Citroen DS3. Three-dimensional front panel is another element of individualization – its color options are also invited to choose their own customers. Three well chrome appliances, plenty of chrome finishes and in-depth sports front seats give the winding nature of the small hatch. Places in the cabin to the rear passengers are not very many, but a fashion car from the city that is not required. But excellent quality materials and a high level of finish create the most positive emotions.
For a 120-horsepower engine is available, the same 5-mortar or 4-band automatic. But the engine is equipped with a top 6-speed manual – automatic transmission it is not allowed. Price Citroen DS3 in starts with a mark of $17,700 for the car with a 120-horsepower engine in complete set SO Chic and mechanics. Its equipment includes 6 airbags, ABS, ESP, fog lights, air conditioning, electric windows and audio system with MP3.
The top version three-door Sport Chic is estimated at $27,200. This car is additionally equipped with light sensors and rain, climate control, heated seats and a leather interior. At the Paris Motor Show 2012 French automaker presented a Citroen DS3 Cabrio with a sliding roof, and made his debut earlier charged 197-horsepower version of the hatchback DS3 Racing.
Updated Citroen DS3 2016.
In May 2014 the company presented the updated Citroen DS3 hatchback and its version with sliding top DS3 Cabrio. The world premiere will take place both at the motor show in Paris. Externally, the restyled Citroen DS3 2016 got a completely new head optics. Each spotlight is now located three and one Xenon LED module, forming a uniform light output.
To update the Citroen DS3 2016 became available to new body color options, different design got 17-inch wheels and personalization model is extended by the possibility of laser engraving on the front of the cabin and the use of stencil pattern on the rear side windows. The powertrain line added two 1.6-liter diesel with 100 hp and 120, each of which is responsible standards “Euro 6”, and the base 82-horsepower gasoline engine is now available not only mechanical, but also in paired with the robotized transmission. Plus, now the Citroen DS3 2016 can be equipped with rear-view camera, Nappa leather upholstery and automatic braking, running at speeds up to 30 km/h. Sales of the model started at the end of the year, prices start with a mark of $19,100.