DS 3 E-Tense 115kW E-TENSE Performance Line + 54kWh 5dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

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DS 3 E-Tense 2022 front cornering
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2022 front cornering
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2022 left rear tracking
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 dashboard LHD
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 boot open
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 infotainment
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2022 left 3/4 static
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 boot open
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2022 front cornering
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2022 left rear tracking
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 dashboard LHD
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 boot open
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 infotainment
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2022 left 3/4 static
  • DS 3 E-Tense 2023 boot open
RRP £39,200What Car? Target Price£38,239
Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

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 Niro EV have a longer range, are better to drive and are much more practical.

This is our pick of the range. It adds sat-nav, keyless entry and start, an acoustic windscreen, and extra USB points over Performance Line trim.

The all-electric E-Tense feels strong on the road and is very quiet, too. It's not cheap, but should give you 200 miles of real-world range.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.7 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

350

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km