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Citroen DS3

  • tickGreat styling
  • tickFunky, high quality interior
  • tickLooks good on reliability
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Citroen DS3 Hatchback (2010 - )

The Citroen DS3 has the sort of looks that'll get image-conscious buyers flocking to showrooms. It has a high quality cabin and it's also pretty good to drive. However, some rivals are even better.
Our verdict

Is the Citroen DS3 a good car?

How we rated this car out of 5 on the following

Citroen DS3 interior

Space, materials, boot size and comfort.

Citroen DS3 performance

Power, handling, fuel and range.

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Our expert review

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If you expect Citroens to have plasticky, cheap-feeling interiors, think again. The DS3’s cabin features soft-touch materials and glossy panels that give it an impressive feeling of class, while the intricately designed dials and funky interior design touches add a fair dose of style. That’s before you’ve even begun to start customising your car’s interior with the vast array of colour options available for the fascia panels, air-vent surrounds and upholstery. These can be selected to match – or clash – with the car’s paint colour, depending on preference. This isn’t a car for the shy-and-retiring. The fiddly stereo system is the only real black mark on the ergonomic front – all the other dials and switches work well. And, because all models have a height-adjustable driver’s seat and two-way steering wheel adjustment, it’s easy to find a comfortable driving position. It’s not so easy to see out of the back, though, due to the small rear window.

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