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Deal of the Day: DS 3

Save nearly Β£3000 on a DS 3 1.6 THP DSport

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The DS 3 1.6 THP DSport is a fantastic all round hatchback, and is Peugeot-Citroen's rival to the Fiat 500, Mini and Audi A1. With a brand new DS3 on the horizon now is the perfect time to find a great deal for the outgoing version of this dynamic supermini.

You can now get savings of nearly Β£3000 off the list price.

For an exclusive up-close look at the new DS 3, join our reader test team on February 4, 2016.

The car DS 3 1.6 THP DSport
The saving Β£2847
The discounted price Β£16,248
The broker autoebid.com

For

The DS3 blends hot-hatch performance and supermini economy. The turbocharged petrol engine delivers 161bhp, and gets the car from 0-62mph in 7.2sec. Top speed is 135mph, and it'll do a claimed average of 50.4mpg.

The interior has a funky yet premium feel, with chrome-rimmed dials and colour-coded panels. Quality is also better than in similar Peugeot-Citroen models.

The DS 3 also achieved a maximum five stars in its European NCAP crash test, and this particular model also gets automatic emergency braking, which stops the car in town if a collision is imminent.

Against

The driving position can feel slightly awkward, with decidedly offset pedals, and there isn't a great deal of legroom in the rear seats.

Should I add any options?

The THP DSport model comes with a fair amount of equipment as standard, to name a few; cruise control, CD with MP3/iPod connectivity, rain-sensing wipers, Bluetooth, and more. Sat-nav and a reversing camera are available, too.

There's a range of metallic colours available for Β£466, or pearl white for Β£599.

What next?

Visit autoebid.com and select DS and New DS 3 deals from the drop-down menus to see the range of deals available.

David Symons