DS3 Crossback 1.2 PureTech Cafe Racer 3dr Review

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DS 3 Crossback 2019 UK right front tracking shot

Exclusive and features efficient engines, but the DS3 Crossback is expensive and trails its rivals for practicality, ride and handling. We'd steer you towards better rivals, such as the VW T-Roc and T-Cross, as well as the Mini Countryman.

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Trim: Cafe Racer

We are yet to try out this variant

Engine: 1.2 PureTech

We’d definitely recommend opting for this version of Citroën’s three-cylinder petrol engine over its lower-powered counterpart; it’s very willing and, although the power band is rather small, provides good performance. It’s only a fraction less efficient than the least powerful version, too. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard or you can opt for a six-speed auto ’box.

Key information

0-62 MPH9.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 53.3Motorway: 74.3
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating