DS 9 1.6 PureTech 225 Performance Line + 4dr EAT8 Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP£40,615
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.

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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.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.1 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

155

g/km

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