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Brand New Ds Ds 3 1.2 PureTech Elegance 3dr

Available at DS branches
From £14,498Save £2657 on list price
£209 deposit
£209 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

7" touch screenBluetooth + USB
Cruise control + speed limiterDS connect box emergency assist system
Mirror screen with mirror link and car playMulti function trip computer
Outside temperature displayRear parking sensors
Rev counterService interval indicator
Variable power steering 


Auxiliary input socketDAB Digital radio
Steering wheel mounted controls 

Exterior Features

3D effect LED rear lightsBody coloured bumpers
Chrome door handlesChrome DS Wings grille
Chrome exhaust tailpipeChrome front fog light surround
Chrome rear bumper insertsChrome side rubbing strips
Dark tinted rear windowsElectric adjustable door mirrors
Electric front windowsHeight adjustable headlamps
LED daytime running lightsLED front fog lights
Rear wiper 

Interior Features

12V socketAutomatic air conditioning
Boot lightDriver's seat height adjustment
Driver/pass sunvisor/covered courtesy mirrorsFront and rear headrests
Front courtesy lightsFront door pockets with bottle holders
Front passenger seat height adjustFront reading light
Front seatback pocketsHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Instrument lighting dimmerInterior mood lighting
Isofix rear child seat preparationLashing eyelets in boot
Leather handbrake with chrome insertPollen filter
Satin chrome door sill protectorsSatin chrome steering wheel inserts
Split folding rear seat 


5 three point inertia reel seatbeltsABS + EBD + EBA
Curtain airbagsDriver seatbelt warning indicator
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsESP
Front lateral airbagsFront seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
Hill start assistTyre pressure monitoring system


ImmobiliserLocking wheel bolts
Remote control central locking 


Sports suspension 


Gloss black centre console and interior door handle surroundSatin chrome gear surround
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification


CO2 (g/km)100Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1199Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders3Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Number of Valves12TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)65.7EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)74.3EC Urban (mpg)53.3


Badge Engine CC1.2Badge Power110
Coin DescriptionPureTechCoin SeriesElegance
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0718EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1


0 to 62 mph (secs)9.6Engine Power - BHP110
Engine Power - KW81Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5500Engine Torque - LBS.FT151
Engine Torque - MKG20.9Engine Torque - NM205
Engine Torque - RPM1500Top Speed118


Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front195/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear195/55 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleBLADEWheel Type16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions


Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)50Gross Vehicle Weight1578
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)285Max. Loading Weight508
Max. Roof Load70Max. Towing Weight - Braked1150
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked570Minimum Kerbweight1070
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.2
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

DS 3

The cheeky little DS3 is a car that blends just the right mix of style and practicality for June Neary.

Will It Suit Me?

I've always rather liked the idea of this car, once known as the Citroen DS3 but now merely badged 'DS3', a nod to its status as the entry-level model for the Peugeot Citroen Group's new luxury DS brand. Now it's been updated to reflect its fresh marque status, though remains still sharp enough in the styling department to be a head turner in town but with enough space inside for me to get on with it on a daily basis. A promising start.


Although the basic silhouette of the DS3 seems typically supermini, I must say that I was instantly in love with the detailing. From that 'shark fin' B-pillar and the contrasting roof panel to the vertical strips of LED running lights that flank the front grille and the distinct sill line connecting the wheelarches, the DS3 is seriously unconventional, now featuring the smart DS-style nose with its sculpted 'wings'. It has the look of a concept car but the DS people have built it and you can buy it. Inside, the cabin is much as before, but benefits from the addition of a freshly-added 7-inch colour infotainment screen that incorporates the latest smartphone-compatible technology. There are smarter trim choices too and the option of classic DS 'watchstrap leather' seating and laser engraving on the dashboard trim and the door mirrors. It's easy enough to park at just 3.95m long and it's about the same width as a Ford Fiesta but you get a bit more interior space. It's a three-door-only design - the only bodystyle option to the tin-top model I tried is a fabric folding Cabrio version. Still, it's reasonably practical. There are three seat belts in the back and the designers have created additional legroom by fitting some rather natty lightweight sculpted front seats. In the tail, the boot is 285-litres, which is large for the supermini class and 60:40 split rear seats give options for extending that capacity still further.

Behind the Wheel

The DS3 feels pleasantly sparky with a sporty feel to the suspension, which may be a touch busy for some tastes, and direct steering. The chassis provides high grip levels with taut body control and the DS3 can be a hoot on twisty roads where the opportunity to make the most of that engine arises. The gearbox is the slickest unit that I've tried on any Peugeot Citroen-derived design for a long time. Even though it's slightly notchy, there's good weight and a positive feel to the shifting action. Although the driving position may not suit everyone with its widely spaced and slightly offset pedals, the wide scope of adjustment offered by the steering column and seat should accommodate most body shapes. Under the bonnet, the key changes with this revised model centre on the introduction of a more efficient EAT6 automatic gearbox and a pokier 130bhp three cylinder 1.2-litre PureTech petrol powerplant. In all, seven engines are on offer, including an entry-level 110bhp PureTech petrol unit. There are also two THP four-cylinder petrol units, with the top 'Performance' model putting out 208bhp. Plus, as before, there are two 1.6-litre BlueHDi diesels. In my opinion, if you really want to see the DS3 at its best, forget about the diesels and head straight to the 1.6 THP engine. This gives the car some real zip and unlike many turbo engines it never feels baggy if you're caught in the wrong gear.

Value For Money

The sum of around £19,000 didn't seem unduly expensive for the 1.6THP DSport model that I tried, although I'm told that dealers are open to a spot of negotiation and if you're willing to be bold, some quite sizeable discounts can be gained. Prices actually start a lot more affordably than that: you're looking at only just over £13,000 for the entry-level PureTech 82 petrol version, though there's quite a premium - £2,000 or more - if you want the fabric-topped Cabrio version. Safety equipment includes ESP stability control as standard an advanced ABS braking system and six airbags. Like many of the trendier models out there at the moment, the DS3 makes a vast range of personalisation options available so customers can ensure that their car is suitably different to the one down the street. The roof comes in four colours, there are numerous finishes for the mirrors and rubbing strips, there are different wheel colours, six dashboard colours, five gear knobs and whichever bodywork colour you choose, you get a matching key fob. Nice.

Could I Live With One?

The DS3 is exactly my sort of car. It's fun, it doesn't feel as if it ever takes itself too seriously, it won't cost a fortune to run and it even has a halfway practical side. It's hard not to fall for its sheer chutzpah.

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

Video walkaround Ds Ds 3 1.2 PureTech Elegance 3dr

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Personal contract purchase (PCP)

Representative finance example
Monthly payment£209
Term (months)47
Fixed interest rate4.9%
Cash price£14,498
Arnold Clark deposit£843
Credit amount£13,446
Guaranteed future value£5468
Total amount payable£16,343
Contract mileage23500
Excess mileage charge9.0p per mile
APRFixed 4.9% APR representative

The benefits of PCP

  • Low monthly payments
  • A new car every three or four years
  • Flexible mileage options available
  • Pay the guaranteed future value at the end of your contract if you want to buy the car

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