DS 4 1.6 PureTech 180 Cross Rivoli 5dr EAT8 Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£35,750
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.

Cross Rivoli builds on the Cross Trocadero trim by adding a black leather interior, matrix LED headlights, semi-autonomous driving, adaptive cruise control, rear cross traffic alert and dark tinted rear windows.

We’ve yet to try the 178bhp 1.6-litre PureTech 180 engine but expect it to offer sufficient performance for most situations. As with all the other engine choices, the PureTech 180 comes with an eight-speed automatic which is impressively smooth as it switches through the gears.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

43.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

430

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

145

g/km

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