Citroen DS3 Crossback.

Citroen DS3 Crossback.

Citroen DS3 Crossback.

Citroen DS3 Crossback will hit the market in a year.
DS 3 Crossback: a premium crossover from France The French from Citroen have prepared a premium SUV DS 3 Crossback for the 2018 Paris auto show, which has received a very unusual exterior, rich equipment and a completely new modular platform.

At the front, the new DS 3 Crossback 2019 stands out for its complex head optics, and for a surcharge, Matrix LED Vision matrix headlights can be installed here, as well as a large hexagonal radiator grille and narrow vertical curved DRLs.

From the side, the crossover attracts attention with fins on the center pillars — a tribute to the DS 3 hatchback, which it was decided to discontinue production. Plus there is a non-standard pattern of wheel disks, door handles recessed into the body and a roof and pillars painted in a contrasting color.

Citroen DS3 Crossback.

The stern of the new DS 3 Crossback 2019 model resembles the older DS 7 Crossback in the form of horizontally oriented lanterns and a chrome strip between them, additionally framing them along the bottom.

A roof spoiler hangs over the roof, and a brake light is located in the center of the bumper, framed on the right and left by round exhaust pipes (they are not on the electric version).

And the interior of the car is already equipped with an electronic instrument panel and a large 10.3-inch display of the multimedia system. The center console impresses with a bold solution in the form of several rhombuses, into which the control buttons for various systems, as well as the central air ducts, are inscribed.

Citroen DS3 Crossback.

In this case, the side vents of the ventilation system are located here on the door cards. As an option, the DS3 Crossback can be equipped with a color head-up display and an advanced Focal audio system with twelve speakers, while several different interior design options are offered for the car.

You can start the engine and open the doors, including from a special application on your smartphone. Specifications

The 2019-2020 DS 3 Crossback crossover is based on a new modular CMP platform, on which the next generations of Peugeot 208 and Opel Corsa models will also be built in the future.

This chassis (its e-CMP variation) natively supports the ability to create fully electric modifications. The overall length of the off-road vehicle is 4,118 mm, the wheelbase is 2,558, the width is 1,791, the height is 1,534, the trunk volume is declared at 350 liters.

Initially, Citroen DS 3 Crossback will be offered a petrol three-cylinder 1.2 PureTech turbo engine with 110, 130 and 155 hp, as well as a 1.6-liter BlueHDI diesel, available in 100 and 130 hp.

Citroen DS3 Crossback.

They are combined either in tandem with a 6-speed manual, or with an 8-band automatic, and the drive can only be front-wheel drive. The electric version, called the E-Tense, is equipped with a 136 hp (260 Nm) electric motor and a 50 kWh underfloor battery.

The electric power reserve (according to the WLTP cycle) is about 300 kilometers, and a full recharge of the batteries from the household network will take about 20 hours. If you use an express station, the time will be reduced to 5-7 hours, while about 80% of the charge should «run up» in the first 30 minutes. Options and prices.

Citroen DS3 Crossback.

The start of sales of DS 3 Crossback on the European market is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019, prices range from 25,000 to 42,000 euros.

The electric version will appear at dealers by the end of the nineteenth, and in the twentieth the appearance of a hybrid is expected, the production of cars was established at the French plant in Poissy.

A crossover will also appear in Russia, but so far not even the approximate dates have been named, and its cost in our country will probably be too high. It is known that the equipment of the model includes an automatic braking system with the function of recognizing pedestrians and cyclists (also works in the dark), and the system for keeping a car in the occupied lane is active at speeds up to 180 km / h.

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