DS 3 Cabrio (2013–)

What's good

Electric sliding fabric roof which can be operated at up to 70mph.

Five star Euro NCAP 2009 rating. 87% adult protection, 71% child protection, 35% pedestrian protection, 83% safety assist.

Three star Euro NCAP 2017 rating. 69% adult occupant safety, 37% child occupant, 55% pedestrian, 29% safety assist. 

What to watch out for

Tiny and awkward boot opening.

Zero rear visibility when roof is retracted.

15-5-2014: 9,000 mile 2013 DS3 Cabrio 1.6THP 155 suffered engine failure due to loss of compression. New engine prescribed under warranty.

26-8-2019: Report of convertible roof of 2014 Citroen DS3 1.6THP D Sport Cabriolet sticking open at 37,000 miles making it impossible to open the boot. Car diagnostically checked by Citroen and owner given an estimate of £7,354.63 for a retractable roof cartridge. (In perfect condition car is worth around £4,500). Auto electrician fixed a wire so owner can open the boot by inserting the wire into the cigarette lighter and access the space saver spare.

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