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DS DS 7 Crossback 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

Doors5
Drive Train8 SPEED
Fuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTION
TransmissionSemi-auto
Fuel TypeHybrid Petrol
Engine Capacity - CC1598
TrimOpera
Price£48,795
Battery Capacity13.2
Engine Power - BHP225
Acceleration8.9
Top Speed140 mph
Length4573 mm
Width1895 mm
Height1620 mm
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)555 l
Minimum Kerbweight1760 kg

Driver Convenience

  • 12 inch HD touchscreen
  • 12.3" digital instrument cluster display
  • 3D connected navigation
  • Driver attention warning
  • DS Connect Box emergency and assistance system
  • DS connected pilot with adaptive cruise control with stop and go + Lane keeping assist
  • Electric power steering
  • Lane departure warning system
  • Mirror Screen with Apple car play/Android Auto
  • Multi function on board trip computer
  • Rear parking sensor
  • Service indicator
  • Speed limit recognition and speed warning
  • Voice recognition
  • Wireless charging for smartphone

Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension

  • DS Active scan suspension

Entertainment

  • 2 USB sockets in rear
  • Bluetooth hands free and media streaming with USB socket
  • DAB Digital radio

Exterior Features

  • Acoustic, tinted and heated windscreen
  • Automatic headlights
  • Automatic lighting at car unlocking
  • Body colour door handles with chrome trim
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Chrome roof rails
  • Chrome window surround
  • Chromed DS wings
  • Dark tinted rear windows
  • Defrosting door mirrors
  • Door mirrors including reverse gear angle memorisation
  • DS 3D LED rear lights
  • DS active LED Vision headlights
  • E-tense badge on bonnet
  • E-tense monogram on the rear tailgate
  • Electric folding door mirrors with DS LED spotlights
  • Follow me home manual lighting
  • Frameless electrochrome interior rear view mirror
  • Front and rear door entry sill with DS design
  • Gloss black exterior door mirrors
  • Gloss black front grille
  • High beam assist
  • Laminated front/rear screens
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED front fog lights with static cornering light function
  • Trailer stability control

Interior Features

  • 60/40 split folding rear seat backrest
  • Aluminium sports pedals
  • B.R.M R180 timepiece
  • Chromed side markers on front doors with DS Inspiration name
  • Cloth sunvisors with LED courtesy mirror and ticket holder
  • Crystal controls
  • DS inspiration badged front/rear carpet mats
  • E - tense leather gear knob
  • Electric folding rear headrests
  • Electric front cushion extensions
  • Electric lumbar adjustment
  • Flocked glasses storage on driver side
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • Front central armrest with storage
  • Front closed storage with USB connection point
  • Front double cupholders
  • Front head restraints
  • Front seatback pockets
  • Gear shift indicator
  • Heated front seats
  • Height and depth adjustable steering wheel
  • Leather grab handles
  • Massage function for front seats
  • Open storage on driver side
  • Premium leather steering wheel
  • Rear double cupholders
  • Two rear isofix mounting points
  • Ventilated front seats

Packs

  • Advanced safety pack with front parking sensor - DS 7
  • Auto comfort pack - DS 7
  • Electric seats pack - DS7
  • Modularity boot pack - DS7

Passive Safety

  • 3x3 point rear seatbelts
  • ABS
  • Active brake assist
  • Active city braking
  • Child safety lock
  • Driver, front passenger, front lateral and curtain airbags
  • Electric parking brake
  • Emergency braking system
  • ESP
  • Height adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners and front and rear load limiter
  • Hill start assist
  • Rear curtain airbags
  • Safety kit including first aid kit, yellow vest and Warning triangle
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

Security

  • Automatic front doors and boot locking
  • Immobiliser
  • Perimetric and volumetric anti theft alarm
  • Remote central locking + deadlocks
  • Stop/ Start function

Trim

  • Art black basalt nappa leather dashboard and door panels with pearl stitching
  • DS Inspiration monogram on the dashboard

Wheels

  • 19" Gloss black onyx diamond-cut London alloy wheels
  • Polar white centre caps with DS logo

Electric Vehicle Data

Battery Capacity in kWh13.2
Battery Charge Slow kW7
Battery Charge Slow Percentage0-100
Battery Charge Slow Time (Minutes)105
Battery LeasedNo
Battery TypeLithium-ion
Coupler/Connector TypeType 2
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Mileage100000
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Years8
WLTP - EC AC Weighted (kWh/100km) - Comb16.6
WLTP - EC AC Weighted (miles/kWh) - Comb3.7
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - Max53
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - Min55
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - Max33
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - Min34

Emissions - ICE

Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Emissions - PHEV

WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb36
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - Max41
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - Min36

Engine and Drive Train

Catalytic ConvertorYes
Engine capacity (cc)1598
Compression Ratio10.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)77
Cylinders - Stroke (mm)85.8
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Gears8 SPEED
Number of Valves16
TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - PHEV

WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - Max1.6
WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - Min1.4
WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - Max176.6
WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - Min201.8

General

Generation Mark1
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0733E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %91
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %87
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %73
NCAP Safety Assist %76
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)8.9
Engine Power - BHP225
Engine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - NM360
Engine Torque - RPM3000
Top Speed140 mph

Test Cycles

RDE Certification LevelRDE 2

Tyres

Space Saver?No
Tyre Size Front235/45 R20
Tyre Size Rear235/45 R20
Wheel StyleTOKYO
Wheel Type20" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1620 mm
Height (including roof rails)1625 mm
Length4573 mm
Wheelbase2738 mm
Width1895 mm
Width (including mirrors)2098 mm

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)43
Gross Vehicle Weight2350 kg
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1752 l
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)555 l
Max. Loading Weight590 kg
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1200
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1760 kg
No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.45 m

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