DS 9 1.6 E-TENSE 4X4 Performance Line + 4dr EAT8 Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP£54,100
Review

The DS 9 is impressively refined and – in plug-in hybrid form – makes plenty of financial sense as a company car, thanks to its low CO2 emissions and highly competitive P11d value. However, it doesn’t offer the cosseting ride that you might expect, rear-seat comfort is disappointing and the infotainment system is well off the pace.

The least expensive Performance Line version offers 19in alloys, adaptive LED headlights, electrically adjustable and heated front seats covered in leather, keyless entry and start, a 12in infotainment system with standard sat-nav plus a reversing camera. You also get safety tech including as blind-spot monitoring and lane-keep assistance.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

256.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

41

g/km

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