From $36,990 in GST
Available engine and transmission
88kW 1.6l petrol engine with 4 Speed Auto Transmission
Enjoy the DS3’s innovative style: a unique floating roof accentuated by the two-tone paintwork, side spoiler, dynamic front face - emphasised by vertical LED day running lamps
A new hypnotic light signature in 3 dimensions: rear 3D LED light
Dynamic instruments and controls: low and enveloping seats, conical instrument panels, sport steering wheel truncated for unequalled driving sensation
Very extensive personalisation: body and roof colours, personalisation stickers, alloy wheels of differing sizes and colours, dashboard cappings, trims etc.
An optimised interior layout offering 5 seats and a generous boot space of 285 litres VDA.
Your Citroën DS3 comes standard with Bluetooth handsfree and connecting box which enables you to make and receive telephone calls whilst keeping your hands firmly on the steering wheel. Your phone contacts are also integrated into the system, which means you can dial from your phonebook using the steering wheel-mounted controls.
The connecting box allows you to connect your smartphone or iPod via the USB connection to charge or play your own MP3 music. You can also stream your favourite music from your bluetooth connected device – no fuss, no cables.
Safety and performance go hand in hand with the CITROËN DS3. All models have six airbags and Electronic Stability Program (ESP) as standard, including Anti-skid Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Emergency Braking Assistance (EBA). The stringent ANCAP test has also recognised the CITROËN DS3's safety advances, awarding it the maximum 5-star ANCAP safety rating.
The Citroën DS3 is a strong performer on the road, combining supreme comfort with total driving pleasure. Nimble and dynamic, it takes curves and bends with ease to make you feel in total control, giving you and your passengers a flawless ride no matter what the driving conditions.
The CITROËN DS3 range boasts state-of-the-art petrol engines.
The DStyle features CITROËN’s VTi 120, 88 kilowatt engine. The 1.6 litre 16 valve engine offers sporty response with improved performance and reduced CO2 emissions thanks to the variable timing camshaft system.
The CITROËN DS3 DSport is fitted with Citroën’s THP155 (Turbo High Pressure) engine –delivering high
performance and low fuel consumption. With direct petrol injection and a turbocharger, the THP155 offers up to 115 kilowatts of power at 6000rpm, with a maximum torque of 240Nm from 1400rpm to 4000rpm. Add to this a sporty six-speed manual transmission and you have a car that is as dynamic as it is fuel efficient.
The 4-speed automatic gearbox gives you a choice between automatic mode, which adapts the gearshift speed to your driving style, and sequential mode, which lets you change gears freely.
This gearbox is available with the VTi 120 petrol engine.
The six-speed manual gearbox is strong all round. The sixth speed saves fuel and improves the acoustics..This gearbox is available with the THP 150 petrol engine.
Your Citroën DS3 is as unique as you are. Take your pick from 32 different body colour combinations and a huge array of personalised options; from roof colour to door mirrors to wheel types, upholstery, mats and even your gear lever. With the Citroën DS3, you're the designer.
The roof of the Citroën DS3 is available in four colours, differing from the main bodywork colour: Onyx Black, Opale White, Infini Blue or Moondust Grey.
To complete the personalisation process and give your Citroën DS3 a truly original look, a choice of design decals are available: Graphic Art, Flower, Flavio, Codesign, Plane, Map, Paris, Zebra, Perle, Onde and Urban Tribe.
Complete the perfect look for your Citroën DS3 with a wide range of colours (including chrome) on the door mirror housings.
The Citroën DS3 ships with a choice of 16- and 17-inch wheels, diamond-tipped or coloured, to suit. Even the wheel hub is coloured to match the body or roof.
The Citroën DS3 has a distinctive look inside and out. The fascia strip, which includes the controls for the air vents, instrument cluster surround and multifunction screens, is available in a range of six finishes and colours. The gear lever ships with a choice of five finishes, combining satin chrome with glossy colour or matt leather.
The protective mats on the floor can feature the same graphics as the decals on your roof.
And you can even match your DS3’s colour scheme in your key fob!
The Citroën DS3 is a designer's dream. Even when stationary it exudes a dynamic sense of movement. Its stunning profile is simultaneously robust and bold, smooth and refined. A unique ‘shark fin’ B pillar sweeps towards the floating roofline, while two distinctive rows of vertical LED lights flank the aggressive lower grille and spotlights. The chromed upper grille incorporates the Citroën double chevron and the avant-garde DS signature badge. From any angle there are design details to delight.
Recesses on either side of the front bumper contain LED daytime-running lights, for an original, elegant and surprising lighting signature.
3D led rear lights
Advanced technology is a natural part of the Citroën DS3, which is why we have added a hypnotic new light signature and highly innovative 3D LED lights at the rear.
Small and perfectly formed on the outside, inside the Citroën DS3 delivers an impressively wide field of vision. Particular emphasis has been placed on the windscreen pillars, slimmed down for maximum visibility.
Three-quarter rear visibility is also optimised by the design of the roof trim, the generously sized quarter-window and the new headrest shape.
At just 3.95m long, 1.71m wide and 1.46m high, the Citroën DS3 is one of the most compact vehicles in its class. It’s also highly manoeuvrable, with a standard-setting turning circle of just 10.2 m or 10.4 m (depending on the gearbox). All of which makes the Citroën DS3 the perfect car for nipping around town.
If the outside of the DS3 is appealing, the inside is simply irresistible. The cabin features premium leather and chrome with every glance. The aluminium sport pedal assembly is fitted with non-slip pads, while the gear lever combines satin chrome with glossy colour or matt leather for a perfect grip.
Automatic air conditioning controls built into the central console feature chrome surrounds. Yes, you could say the interior of your Citroën DS3 is the perfect combo of design and sophistication.
Driving is a dream in the Citroën DS3. Comfortably ensconced in the body-hugging seats, in the low driving position, with the flat-bottomed steering wheel in your hands, you simply will not want to get out of the car.
Information on driving, speed and fuel consumption, along with the rev counter,are displayed in a 3D instrument cluster of modern design.
Compact it may be, but the Citroën DS3 is as roomy as any hatchback in its class. Five ‘real’ seats, generous legroom front and rear and an innate feeling of space, it’s versatile enough for quick trips around town or for stretching out on longer journeys.
The DS3 makes everyday life easier. It combines an exceptionally roomy 285-litre boot with a 60:40 rear bench that can be folded in a single movement with one hand.
Naturally, the DS3 also includes generous storage features, including a glove box, and compartments in the doors, central console, and fascia. A foldaway central armrest is also available for even more comfort.
Acoustics are key to onboard comfort, and the Citroën DS3 sets the standard. Reduced vibration, engine noise, wind noise and road noise ensure a quieter ride. Soundproofing and noise absorption are placed as close as possible to the source of emissions, with particular emphasis on the engine compartment and doors.
Door seals are also fitted, and the gram-per-metre count of sealing sheets has been increased to 200, compared with a class average of 90.
Technology is at the heart of your Citroën DS3, with a Hi-Fi system (standard on the DSport) boasting impressive audio. It comes with an additional third speaker located on the dashboard and an amplified subwoofer in the boot.
And if you want to take your music collection with you, the Connecting Box lets you plug in your MP3 player or USB key directly or to listen to the music on your Smartphone in Bluetooth streaming audio mode.
The system is compatible with the latest-generation satellite-based navigation thanks to its Birdview mode and maps stored in the internal memory.
A CD MP3/WMA player, six loudspeakers and a USB/jack port are also included. You can browse through the playlists on your portable music player, use mobiles that are compatible with the Bluetooth hands-free kit and listen to your favourite songs in streaming audio mode.
For a sweet-smelling interior, your Citroën DS3 is available with a built-in scented air-freshener, fitted with an attractive, chrome-finished roller control that lets you adjust the intensity of the fragrance as you prefer.
This feature diffuses a subtle, pleasant fragrance around the cabin. Choose the fragrance(s) to suit you from the range on offer.
For a more relaxed drive, the Citroën DS3 offers a range of clever driving features built in. In the city,for example, rear parking assist warns you of nearby obstacles to make parking manoeuvres easier.
The DS3 also comes with a speed limiter/cruise control, an automatic rain-sensitive windscreen wiper, automatic headlights and an onboard computer.
In the event of impact, passengers in the new DS3 enjoy maximum protection. The cabin has been reinforced, both to prevent objects penetrating the survival cell and to allow other unoccupied areas to crumple.
Safety is a priority for the Citroën DS3. All passengers enjoy full protection, with six airbags as standard on all levels of trim: two front airbags twinned with two side airbags at the front and two curtain airbags built into the roof.
For complete safety, the steering column on your Citroën DS3 retracts in the event of front impact.
The Citroën DS3 sets the highest standards in active safety. Standard ABS and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) are combined with Emergency Braking Assistance (EBA) and automatic hazard warning lights.
ESP is also standard, this function keeps the car on course and works with traction control to stop the wheels skidding.
Responsive and responsible, the new DS3 engine has a reduced level of CO2 emissions to reflect Citroën’s global environmental leadership.
For a more economical – and therefore more ecological – drive, your Citroën DS3 DSport comes with a gear change indicator that analyses your driving style and tells you the best time to change up.
As a rule, a lighter car is a more environmentally friendly car. So our designers did everything they could to reduce the weight of the Citroën DS3. In fact every part has been tested for optimal weight to technical quality ratio.
With its controlled weight and optimised aerodynamics (Cd of 0.31), the DS3 ensures intelligent management of fuel consumption and thus CO2 emissions.