DS 7 Crossback (2017–)
- February 2017: DS7 Crossback revealed
- November 2017: DS7 Crossback prices announced
- May 2018: PureTech 225 engine now available
- August 2018: New options added to DS7 Crossback
DS7 Crossback revealed
For the exterior, a new diamond-effect grille, horizontal chrome DS Wings and LED rotating headlamps create dynamic lines on the body front, while the interior is available with a choice of four DS Inspiration ambiences reflecting the DS concept of even more personalisation options.
Dimensions: Length 4.57m, height: 1.62m, width: 1.89m. Boot: 628 litres
The interior has two 12-inch screens positioned at the heart of the cabin. The first is an innovation in the world of SUVs: it works with the navigation system as well as managing the multimedia interface, MirrorScreen and DS Connect functions. The second is a personalisable screen dedicated to the digital instrument cluster.
Six revolving LRD headlights pay tribue to 1960s DS23 swivelling lights with cornering function and downward dip. Their party trick is the dramatic way they wake up when the DS7 engine is started.
The cabin comes with a choice of interior ambiences named Bastille, Rivoli, and Opera, and Performance Line. The steering wheel and roof grab handles, for example, can be fully upholstered in leather, as well as the centre console - a finish that is rarely seen for this category of car. Depending on the ‘Inspiration’ selected, even the control switch on the central screen can be specified in crystal
Eventually the DS 7 Crossback is offered with a choice of five engines and a new-generation Efficient Automatic Transmission with 8-speeds (EAT8).
The first of these are three petrol power units (THP 225 S&S EAT8, THP 180 S&S EAT8, PureTech130 S&S 6-speed manual) and two Diesel units (BlueHDi 130 S&S - with a choice of 6-speed manual or EAT8 - and the BlueHDi 180 EAT8).
A plug-in E-TENSE hybrid petrol drivetrain model with 300PS and 4WD features the latest new-generation Efficient Automatic Transmission 8-speed (EAT8), a THP 225 petrol engine and two electric motors. Available in Spring 2019.
DS7 Crossback prices announced
The DS7 Crossback will ultimately have five powerful and efficient engines, the DS SUV offers, at launch in the UK, four engines.
Two turbo petrol engines: the 4-cylinder PureTech 180 or PureTech 225, are both coupled with the new 8-speed (EAT8) automatic gearbox as standard. With these two engines, excellent performance is possible with 250 and 300Nm of torque available from 1,900rpm and with fuel economy of 48.7mpg.
Two turbocharged diesel engines: BlueHDi 130 with a manual gearbox or BlueHDi 180 with an automatic gearbox, have 300Nm of torque at 1,750rpm and 400Nm of torque at 2,000rpm respectively. All have Fuel economy of more than 56mpg (70.6mpg and 57.6mpg respectively).
|DS 7 CROSSBACK - ELEGANCE
BlueHDi 130 Manual
|DS 7 CROSSBACK - PERFORMANCE LINE
BlueHDi 130 Automatic
BlueHDi 180 Automatic
PureTech 225 Automatic
DS 7 CROSSBACK - PRESTIGE
|DS 7 CROSSBACK – ULTRA PRESTIGE
BlueHDi 180 Automatic
PureTech 225 Automatic
PureTech 225 engine now available
The PureTech 225 petrol engine offers power of 225PS and has a new EAT8 (Efficient Automatic Transmission 8-speed) gearbox with an ECO mode combining ‘free wheeling’ (returns the engine to idle and disengages the gearbox with each lift of the foot off of the accelerator for speeds between 12mph and 80mph with adapted gearshift patterns).
In the long term, DS 7 Crossback will have five powerful and efficient thermal combustion engines and a 4x4 hybrid petrol-electric powertrain deploying 300hp. In its launch year, the DS SUV offers four engines all meeting the Euro 6.2 anti-pollution standard as well as also meeting the strictest Chinest standard, China6b.
- The PureTech 180 and PureTech 225 four-cylinder engines, paired with the EAT8 automatic gearbox, offer 250 and 300Nm of torque at 1,650 and 1,900rpm respectively, and a consumption starting at 48.7 MPG.
- Already available in the range are two efficient diesel engines - the BlueHDi 130 with a manual gearbox and the BlueHDi 180 with an automatic gearbox - develop 300Nm of torque at 1,750rpm and 400Nm of torque at 2,000rpm respectively, with fuel economy close to 50MPG.
In the UK the new petrol PureTech 225 engine is available on DS 7 CROSSBACK, Ultra Prestige, Prestige and PERFORMANCE Line models, starting at £34,990. CO2 at just 135g/km means a First Year VED of £205.
New options added to DS7 Crossback
These include a new interior colourway for the DS Inspiration Opera: Alezan Brown Nappa leather with watchstrap design. This is a no-cost option on the Ultra Prestige model, where the Opera Inspiration has been Art Black, and customers can now specify the new DS Inspiration Opera Alezan Brown Nappa leather with watchstrap design for a £2750 option if chosen for a Prestige model.
DS ConnectedCAM is now available as part of the Premium Safety pack (standard on Ultra Prestige), and is also available as a stand-alone option on this trim level.
DS ConnectedCAM is a camera system built into the base of the interior rear-view mirror and is independent of the on-board infotainment system. It uses full HD GPS technology and has a built-in memory card of 16 GO to store photos. A Wi-Fi connection allows data to be transferred from the camera to a smartphone.
The camera allows the driver to, take a photo of the area outside the vehicle, share content (photo and video) on social media and by email and have access to video recording in the event of an accident (30 seconds before and one minute afterwards). It is available on Performance Line models for £1450, Prestige models for £750 and £400 on the Ultra Prestige model.
Several options will now be available as stand-alone options (and not only BE part of the packs) and include:
- Webasto - heater controlled by remote control and smartphone - £600 on PERFORMANCE Line, Prestige and Ultra Prestige models
- Extended bi-zone automatic air-conditioning - £200 on PERFORMANCE Line, Prestige and Ultra Prestige models
- Remote tailgate opening with key & handsfree locking (loaded arm access) and keyless entry & start - £850 on PERFORMANCE Line, £400 on Prestige models and is standard on Ultra Prestige models
- Electric panoramic sunroof including inox roof bars - £1,200 on Elegance, PERFORMANCE Line and Prestige models, standard on Ultra Prestige models
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