DS 4 1.2 PureTech Cross Trocadero 5dr EAT8 Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£29,450
Review

The DS 4’s sculpted interior helps give it a real premium feel, making it a good – if pricey –alternative to the usual family car suspects. However, a disappointing ride and handling balance, together with so-so performance means that it can’t quite stand up to the likes of the Audi A3 or BMW 1 Series.

The Cross style treatment makes the DS4 look a bit more rugged and Cross Trocadero marks the entry level in this style. To that end, Cross Trocadero trim adds black roof bars, front and rear skid plates and black front and rear bumpers. Alongside the style changes, the Cross Trocadero trim also gets 19in alloy wheels, built-in sat nav, the additional small touchscreen in front of the armrest, a head-up display, front parking sensors, keyless entry and start, a rear-view camera and extra storage areas.

We've yet to try the 129bhp 1.2-litre PureTech 130 engine. As with all other versions, it comes with an eight-speed automatic gearbox which is impressively smooth as it switches through the gears.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

430

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

132

g/km

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