2018-2019 Citroen DS3 – the updated hatchback from France

Within the framework of the Moscow motor show the company 2018-2019 Citroen has presented the updated version of its DS3 model. This stylish hatchback started to sell back in 2010. It was logical to assume that sooner or later have to upgrade your car. Actually, that’s the moment and come.

At the same time the French once said that their 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 2016 year did not receive major changes, but at the expense of modernization point will be able to create a more interesting design and improve the hatchback to a new level. So it will be very interesting to study the new 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 from all angles.

Traditionally, for our reviews, we start by examining external updates, interior upgrades, as well as talk about the equipment, the cost and performance trends.

Exterior

Hatchback relates to a compact car, but with a very dynamic body lines. The original design did not hold, in this component of the French, as always at their level.


2018-2019 Citroen DS3 2016 photo

Changes to the exterior is still visible. Look carefully at the photo 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 2016, and do not forget to compare the new with the predecessor. Ahead you’ll notice an updated optics, bumper and modified grille. It is possible to give the front of the body a certain aggression, even more dynamic, which is a little lacking in dorestaylingovoy version.

2018-2019 Citroen DS3 2016 photo

On the side we see the updated wheel arches, door mirrors, which give greater streamlining. By the way, it looks great and new rims from the manufacturer, which make it clear that the new 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 has become sportier and more dynamic.

2018-2019 Citroen DS3 photos back

Beautiful spoiler, accurate optics, stylish tail gate, a slightly modified bumper lead to the car behind is very, very attractive, original, and even a little cocky.

Now with regard to dimensions. Thus, the following figures can be presented on the car size:

  • length – 3948 mm
  • width – 1715 millimeters
  • height – 1458 mm
  • wheelbase – 2464 mm
  • ground clearance (clearance) – 130 millimeters.

The weight of the car may differ. It depends on the level of equipment hatch. As a result, this figure ranges from 1075 to 1165 kilograms.

Well, over the exterior designers worked perfectly, modernizing the body, giving the appearance of a large sports and originality. Actually, for the DS3 looks it has always been a strong point. So let’s move smoothly from the outer to the inner part. Namely, let’s see what has been achieved in updating the interior designers at 2018-2019 Citroen DS3.

Interior

In fact, in the interior of serious changes have occurred. All work on the improvement were aimed at making the interior more attractive, modern. Rose already excellent ergonomics.

The driver’s seat as the front passenger, comfortable, has good lateral support, high-quality finish. Informative and readability of the instrument at the proper height. We can say that the interior created by a single plan with the exterior because inside traced notes sportiness and dynamism.

Photo salon 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 year

It is important to note that it is now finishing quality was higher, and a variety of interior variants strikes. This gives the customer the opportunity to choose the interior and in those colors, which he considers the most attractive and convenient for you. That is, the 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 became more individual car.

The company did not hide the fact that their new hatchback aimed largely at women motorists. Honestly, it is very noticeable on the exterior of the machine. Yes, and other parameters say that the best fit lady hatchback than a brutal man.

You can not ignore the question roomy trunk. Unfortunately, this component is modest in its standard position provides an opportunity to put no more than 285 liters of luggage. If the back row folded, then the space will increase to 980 liters. Speaking of the rear seats, it is worth noting that there is not the space as much as we would like. Actually, the Citroën DS3 can be called the best option for mothers with young children, which is necessary to them in the morning to take back to school or kindergarten, while her husband was on a more “manly” vehicle goes on its work.

Equipment

Total car 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 year will be available in four different equipment variants. It should be noted that the equipment hatch is quite solid, and has even in its basic form. To you personally convinced of this, we offer to get acquainted with the options and components that will be included in the standard equipment of the new 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 already when buying the simplest equipment variant So Chic:

  • alloy wheels of 16 inches
  • halogen optics
  • front fog lights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • on-board computer
  • steering wheel, adjustable for height and reach and
  • leather steering wheel
  • six airbags
  • interior, made from a fabric of high quality material
  • Cruise control
  • adjustable driver’s seat height
  • air conditioning
  • six-speaker audio system
  • Electrical
  • metal protection for the crankcase.

Price

Yes, and prices for the updated stylish hatchback from France will please many fans of the brand. The fact that the price tags on new product start from 820 thousand rubles. Of course, we in this case is a question of basic equipment and simple configuration. While considering the above components of the base version, we can say that even the base hatchback has everything required for modern driver.

2018-2019 Citroen DS3 image

However, some customers will want more. To do this, Citroën has provided a range of options and three more serious equipment. According to information from official dealers of French car brands in Russia, for a full stuffing by car 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 will have to pay about nine thousand. Agree, the price looks quite attractive.

Specifications

Although the car is focused mostly on women, and the question of their technical characteristics are often not interested in buying all the same make and approve, in most cases it is men. A driver for the present it is important to know what is hidden under the hood of the car, and what features does the engine.

Generally, in the engine compartment expect a change in Russia is not worth it. It is known that the manufacturer decided to offer two new engine for Europe. Both diesel and represent a new generation of powertrains 2018-2019 Citroen. Also, soon will appear and a new petrol engine with three cylinders. While not reported, whether delivered data units in Russia. But for sure you can buy 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 with the same, familiar to many motors. A total of three.

  1. Junior range of motor engines available -. This 1.4-liter petrol unit, which has 95 horsepower and 136 Nm of torque Maximum speed hatchback with this engine is 184 kilometers per hour, and the first hundred it is gaining in 10.6 seconds. In the context of the city power plant consumes about 7.7 liters, but consumption in the country falls to five liters per hundred kilometers. Most likely, this engine will no longer be available. At least in the applications 2018-2019 Citroen dealers, he did not appear in Russia.
  2. The second engine has a capacity of 1.6 liters, it runs on petrol and is weatherproof. Its capacity is more than attractive – 120 horsepower with a torque of 160 Nm the engine can be equipped with automatic or mechanics on 4 and 5 degrees, respectively.. To disperse the hatch up to a hundred, this engine required 8.9 seconds. In this case the maximum speed increased to 190 kilometers per hour. Interestingly, the 8.9 seconds the car is dispersed with a manual, but when choosing a machine dynamics drops to 10.9 seconds. If we talk about fuel consumption, the engine in the city will “eat” about eight liters, and on the road no more than five from the mechanics, or 9.7 liters in the city and 5.5 liters on the highway with an automatic transmission.
  3. But the most significant motor represented turbocharged petrol 1.6-liter power unit. Its capacity has already reached 150 horsepower, torque – 240 Nm Maximum speed at the same time can be up to 214 kilometers per hour.. To accelerate to a hundred kilometers an hour away, the car takes just 7.3 seconds. Then choose a transmission is not necessary, because it is for such a motor is just no alternative mechanics of six stages. As for consumption, it is 9.4 liters in city conditions and about 5.1 liters abroad. Accordingly, the mixed cycle involves consumption of 6.7 liters of gasoline per hundred distance traveled.

Conclusion

Updated 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 really got a lot of interesting updates. But despite more aggressive and sporting appearance, it is still perceived as a 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 female car. Although the French automaker itself does not hide this fact.

Do you have the updated hatchback chances of success? If you read the reviews vldeltsev this car, it becomes clear – they are present. Smart pricing and a good level of equipment in the base version will enable Citroën to achieve excellent sales figures. Of course, if they are properly conduct the campaign for the sale.

Hatchback 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 2016 photo

You can conclude by saying that the new product has become a fresh, interesting and original. If you go to the Russian market and new engines, are currently available only in Europe, the number of those wishing to buy a hatchback 2018-2019 Citroen DS3 2016 year will be much larger. At least in our country, which is very bright and appreciate the unique exterior of the car. Namely, such a design and has the hatchback.