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DS DS 4 Hatchback 1.6 E-TENSE Opera 5dr EAT8

The plug-in hybrid DS 7 E-TENSE SUV offers up to 43 miles of electric range and plenty of luxurious touches, but it's quite expensive

Drive Train8 SPEED
Fuel TypeHybrid Petrol
Engine Capacity - CC1598
Battery Capacity12.4
Engine Power - BHP225
Top Speed145 mph
Length4400 mm
Width1830 mm
Height1470 mm
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)390 l
Minimum Kerbweight1653 kg

Driver Convenience

  • 10 inch HD touchscreen
  • 7 inch digital instrument cluster display
  • Drive mode selector (Sport, hybrid, zero emission)
  • DS Connect Box emergency and assistance system
  • DS Extended head up display
  • DS Iris system - 3D connected navigation, natural voice recognition
  • Emergency services call system
  • Front parking sensor
  • Mirror Screen with Apple car play/Android Auto
  • Motorised tailgate with hands free access
  • Multi function trip computer
  • Outside temperature gauge with ice warning
  • PAS
  • Rear parking sensor
  • Visio park 3 with HD front, side and rear camera 360 degree vision, rear camera wash system
  • Wireless charging for smartphone


  • Accelerated charging cable (Type 2)
  • DS Active scan suspension


  • 2 USB-C connectors rear
  • Bluetooth hands free and media streaming
  • DAB Digital radio
  • DS Smart Touch 5inch colour touchscreen
  • Two front USB-C ports

Exterior Features

  • 3rd brake light
  • Acoustic windscreen
  • Auto dimming electrochrome door mirrors
  • Automatic lights includes welcome sequence follow me home function
  • Automatic windscreen wipers
  • Body colour shark fin roof antenna
  • Brilliant black front grille with chrome accents, chrome DS wings and chrome DS emblem
  • Chrome exhaust effect trim
  • Chrome rear light cluster connecting trim
  • Chrome upper window surround
  • Door handles with retractable, flush fitting, chrome finish
  • Door mirrors with memory
  • Door mirrors with power folding, heated, integrated LED indicators, 'DS' LED puddle lights, reverse gear memorisation, auto diming electrochrome
  • DS 3D LED rear lights
  • DS 4 inscription in chrome finish, located on tailgate
  • DS emblem in chrome finish, located on C-pillar x2
  • DS emblem in chrome finish, located on front grille and tailgate
  • DS Matrix LED vision
  • DS monogram - front, leading edge of bonnet, chrome finish
  • Dynamic bending light function
  • E-TENSE inscription in chrome finish, located on tailgate
  • Electric sunroof
  • Frameless electrochrome, auto-dimming interior rear view mirror
  • Front windscreen wipers with integrated wash system
  • Grained black side rocker panel trim with chrome insert
  • Heated rear windscreen with integrated radio antenna, chrome 'Scaled' edging effect, tempered
  • High beam assist
  • Laminated and accoustic front and rear side windows
  • LED daytime running lights with LED front indicator
  • LED rear numberplate lights(x2)
  • LED scrolling rear indicators
  • LED side indicators , repeater style, door mirror mounted
  • One touch electric front/rear windows with pinch protection
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Rear wiper includes wash system
  • Two-tone gloss black upper door mirrors and body lower colour
  • Variable front intermittent wipers

Interior Features

  • "Clous De Paris" intricate metal work design in platinum on dashboard facia, centre console, steering wheel, DS Smart Touch frame and upper door trim
  • 1.0L bottle storage rear door pockets rear
  • 1.5L bottle storage front door pockets
  • 1/3 to 2/3 split folding 2nd row seats
  • 12V socket in boot
  • 12v socket in front
  • 1x front passenger seat isofix mounting points includes top tether
  • 2x Rear coat hooks
  • 2x rear outer seat isofix mounting points includes top tether
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • 6 way electric adjustment and 4 way lumbar adjustment passenger seat
  • 8 way electric adjustment and 4 way lumbar adjustment driver seat
  • Boot strap located in boot area, right hand side
  • Criollo brown nappa leather centre console facia decor
  • Criollo Brown Nappa leather dashboard and door facia decor
  • Cupholders - 2 front centre console,storage lid
  • Door panel upper edge trim in platinum 'Clous De Paris' design with gloss black detail
  • Driver seat mechanical extendable cushion nose
  • Driver seat with welcome function
  • DS AIR - Invisible central air vent design, 'Clous De Paris' detailing
  • DS Cabin clean
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Flock lining door pockets, front and rear
  • Floor mats with mistral black, 'Tramontane' stitch detail
  • Front central and door panel armest with criollo brown nappa leather, intricate pearl stitch detail
  • Front centre armrest with storage
  • Front door sills in stainless steel, 'DS' inscription
  • Front headrests with 4 way mechanical adjustment
  • Front interior light with 2 reading spotlights and rear interior light with timer
  • Front seats comfort design with additional high density foam
  • Front seats with rear pocket
  • Full LED touch sensitive reading lights
  • Glove box with closed lid, handbook storage
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Horizon light grey headlining
  • Illumination glove box, interior storage, load area
  • Interior ambient lighting - polychromatic, choice of eight colours, dashboard, e-Toggle, door panels
  • Interior grab handles damped (x4)
  • Leather steering wheel and airbag cover with criollo brown 'Fleur' leather, gloss black and 'Clous De Paris' detailing, silver stitch detail
  • Massage and ventilation function for front seats
  • Memory function for driver seat
  • Nappa leather upholstery
  • Rear seats - headrests x3, 2 way mechanical adjustment
  • Rear seats - ski hatch, rear armrest with two cupholders
  • Satin chrome gearbox selector, polychromatic lighting
  • Satin chrome interior door handles
  • Single front passenger seat
  • Smartphone storage with hatch for direct access to USB in armrest
  • Stainless steel boot sill
  • Steering column mounted gearbox paddles
  • Steering wheel reach and rake adjustment
  • Sunvisors with LED vanity mirror
  • Tethering points (x4) - located in boot area


  • Safety pack - DS4

Passive Safety

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Active bonnet
  • Adaptive driver and front passenger airbags includes passenger airbag deactivation function
  • Anti slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Child safety lock
  • Driver and front passenger side airbags, thorax, abdomen and pelvis protection
  • Driver seat left side airbag inflates between two front seats
  • EBD - Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Electric parking brake
  • Emergency brake assist
  • ESP
  • Front and rear curtain airbags, head protection for side impacts
  • Hill start assist
  • Indirect tyre pressure monitoring system (ITPMS)
  • Passenger detection system - seat cushion mounted pressure sensors, illumination in roof control panel if belt unfastening detected
  • Seatbelts front - three point retractable seatbelts with pre tensioners and progressive load limiters
  • Seatbelts rear - three point retractable seatbelts with pre tensioners and load limiters to outer rear seats
  • Two tone horn


  • Alarm covers perimeter,interior of vehicle and tow-away instances
  • Automatic door locking when moving off
  • Charging flap - located nearside, lockable remotely, linked to central locking
  • Electronic key (x2) with keyless operation, 'Clous De Paris' inspired pattern, satin chrome detailing
  • Engine start/stop button - gloss back and chrome with 'Clous De Paris' embossing
  • Fuel filler flap - located offside, lockable remotely, linked to central locking
  • Keyless entry/start with proximity detection, includes two key fobs
  • Locking wheel nuts
  • Remote central locking + deadlocks


  • Air vents - front x4, rear x2


  • Tyre repair kit

Electric Vehicle Data

Battery Capacity % guaranteed under warranty70
Battery Capacity in kWh12.4
Battery Charging Scenario 1 - Charge Time (Mins)425
Battery Charging Scenario 1 - Percentage Change0-100
Battery Charging Scenario 1 - Power Supply - kW1.8
Battery Charging Scenario 2 - Charge Time (Mins)115
Battery Charging Scenario 2 - Percentage Change0-100
Battery Charging Scenario 2 - Power Supply - kW7
Battery LeasedNo
Battery TypeLithium-ion
Charging Port LocationLeft Side Rear
Coupler/Connector TypeType 2
Maximum Charging Rate - kW7
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Mileage100000
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Years8
WLTP - EC AC Weighted (kWh/100km) - Comb - TEH16.9
WLTP - EC AC Weighted (kWh/100km) - Comb - TEL16
WLTP - EC AC Weighted (miles/kWh) - Comb - TEH3.7
WLTP - EC AC Weighted (miles/kWh) - Comb - TEL3.9
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb55
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - TEH55
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - TEL56
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb34
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - TEH34
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - TEL35

Emissions - ICE

Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Emissions - PHEV

WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb34
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - TEH37
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - TEL28

Engine and Drive Train

Catalytic ConvertorYes
Engine capacity (cc)1598
Compression Ratio10.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders - Bore (mm)77
Cylinders - Stroke (mm)85.8
Gears8 SPEED
Number of Valves16

Fuel Consumption - PHEV

WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - TEH1.6
WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - TEL1.2
WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - TEH174.5
WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - TEL323.3


Generation Mark2
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0731E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %85
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %86
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 094
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %74
NCAP Safety Assist %65
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1


0 to 62 mph (secs)7.7
Engine Power - BHP225
Engine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - NM300
Engine Torque - RPM3000
Top Speed145 mph

Test Cycles

RDE Certification LevelRDE 2


Space Saver?No
Tyre Size Front205/55 R19
Tyre Size Rear205/55 R19
Wheel StyleSEVILLA
Wheel Type19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1470 mm
Length4400 mm
Wheelbase2675 mm
Width1830 mm
Width (including mirrors)2061 mm

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)40
Gross Vehicle Weight2200 kg
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1240 l
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)390 l
Max. Loading Weight547 kg
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1400
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1653 kg
No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.8 m
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