DS 7 Crossback review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Costs & verdict

DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior infotainment
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 front cornering
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 rear cornering
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior dashboard
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior rear seats
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior front seats
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior infotainment
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 right tracking
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 front left cornering
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 rear right tracking
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 alloy wheel detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 badge detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior steering wheel detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior clock detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 boot open
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 front cornering
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 rear cornering
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior dashboard
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior rear seats
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior front seats
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior infotainment
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 right tracking
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 front left cornering
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 rear right tracking
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 alloy wheel detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 badge detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior steering wheel detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 interior clock detail
  • DS 7 Crossback 2021 boot open
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Costs & verdict

Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is

The DS 7 Crossback's starting price is not unreasonable, but the cheapest model will cost more than the cheapest Audi Q3. For that, you’ll get either the petrol or diesel engine. To get the plug-in hybrid, you'll have to spend nearly 20% more, which is more than the Audi Q3 PHEV and BMW X1

The Q3 TFSI e is front-wheel drive only, though. The DS 7 Crossback is also predicted to depreciate faster than its established premium rivals, making contract hire and PCP finance more expensive.

Overview

A well-equipped, reasonably comfortable and practical large SUV. Its pricing is a little too close to that of established rivals, though, and interior quality is questionable against the likes of our preferred choice in this class, the Audi Q5.

  • Spacious and practical
  • Competitive CO2 ratings
  • Good level of standard equipment
  • Interior quality poor in places
  • Pricey against rivals
  • Grabby brakes and so-so handling
New car deals
Save up to £1,843
Target Price from £31,849
Save up to £1,843
or from £430pm
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Leasing deals
From £472pm