DS 3 Crossback E-Tense 100kW E-TENSE Performance Line 50kWh 5dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £34,380What Car? Target Price£33,708
Review

Going electric has fixed some of the weak points of the 3 Crossback – but not all of them. It’s quieter, for example, and a little less fractious along bumpy roads. Objectively, though, rivals such as the Kia e-Niro have a longer range, are better to drive and are much more practical.

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Trim: Performance Line

Performance Line builds on base Elegance trim with Alcantara trim, heated electrically folding door mirrors, dark 17in alloy wheels, tinted rear windows and sports pedals. This trim is the entry-point for the all-electric E-Tense.

Engine: 100kW E-TENSE

The all-electric E-Tense feels the strongest on the road and is very refined, too. It's an expensive option, but at least range is decent at around 140 miles in the real world. It's more comfortable and quicker than other versions too, making it our pick of the range.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.7 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

350

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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