DS 3 E-Tense 1.2 PureTech 130 Performance Line 5dr EAT8 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 £28,500What Car? Target Price£27,812
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-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.

Performance Line provides you with Alcantara trim, heated electrically folding door mirrors, dark 17in alloy wheels, tinted rear windows and sports pedals.

This is our favourite internal-combustion engine because it combines decent performance with reasonable running costs.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

350

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

135

g/km