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A new DS 3

From: £234 p/m

Classy, practical and high quality interior

The DS3 is a super smart, practical little hatchback with a classy interior and some great kit that gives it an edge in the crowded supermini market.

Engine Size Icon 1199 cc
Manual Transmission Icon Manual
Petrol Can Icon Petrol
Petrol Pump Icon 61.40 MPG
co2 Icon 107 g/km
Tax Icon £140 a year
Doors Icon 3
line-icon-seats 5


What once was part of Citroen, the DS3 has now been re-branded and given a makeover. It’s a joy to drive and with its smart good looks, you’ll be the envy of your friends.

If you’re after a stylish looking hatchback on a budget then this could be the car for you. Best of all, you can pick up a brand new DS3 with a low deposit and free insurance, discounted insurance or cashback.

Reasons to love the DS 3

French Flair Plus Icon

With its smooth, clean lines and rounded edges, the DS3 is true to its French roots looking classy and chic. It’s a fun sporty drive that has responsive steering, good grip and a sturdy body. It’s a spritely drive and handles well so you’ll have no problem ducking in and out of traffic in town (safely of course!).

The interior is upmarket and comfortable with some nice quality finishes.

Big on boot Plus Icon

The DS3 is only available with 3 doors. This gives it a sleek looking exterior but does hinder the space on the back seat a bit, so your taller mates may not want to ride in the back for long journeys. The boot however is a decent size, rivalling most other super-minis on the market. You’ll have no problems loading your camping gear, shopping or luggage into this space.

Some decent kit Plus Icon

If it’s tech that you’re after, then this car will serve you well as there’s plenty that comes as standard and its pretty luxurious as you will see. Cruise control, six airbags, air-con, a tyre-pressure monitoring system and a touchscreen display in the console housing some modern technology including Apple CarPlay. Premium models offer extras like parking sensors, satnav and larger alloy wheels.

Five stars for safety Plus Icon

Euro NCAP awarded the DS3 a maximum five star rating for safety with an 87% score for adult occupant protection score. Every version is fitted with 6 airbags and electronic stability control. There’s also the nifty Active City Brake system which automatically applies the brakes if it detects a possible head on collision when the car is travelling up to 20mph.

Standard specification
Technical specification

Standard specification Plus Icon

Driver Convenience

7" touch screen
Cruise control + speed limiter
Variable power steering
Rev counter
Outside temperature display
Service interval indicator
Bluetooth + USB
Multi function trip computer


6 speakers
Steering wheel mounted controls
DAB Digital radio
Auxiliary input socket

Exterior Features

Chrome rear bumper inserts
Body coloured bumpers
3D effect LED rear lights
Rear wiper
LED daytime running lights
Chrome DS Wings grille
Height adjustable headlamps
Chrome side rubbing strips
Electric front windows
Chrome door handles
Electric adjustable door mirrors
Chrome exhaust tailpipe

Interior Features

Satin chrome door sill protectors
Leather steering wheel
Instrument lighting dimmer
Front seatback pockets
12V socket
Floor mats
Split folding rear seat
Front courtesy lights
Gloss black gear knob
Front reading light
Front door pockets with bottle holders
Lashing eyelets in boot
Leather handbrake with chrome insert
Boot light
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Driver/pass sunvisor/covered courtesy mirrors
Front and rear headrests
Satin chrome steering wheel inserts
Interior mood lighting
Pollen filter
Isofix rear child seat preparation
Driver's seat height adjustment


Black centre console and interior door handle surround


Front lateral airbags
Curtain airbags
Front seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
5 three point inertia reel seatbelts
Driver seatbelt warning indicator


Locking wheel bolts
Remote control central locking


Sports suspension

Technical specification Plus Icon

Engine and drive train

Cylinder Layout
Cylinder Bore(mm)


Badge Engine CC
Coin Series
Service Interval Mileage

Other DS models available

If you’re after a small, sassy, chic car that can be relied upon for safety and space, DS have got it covered. 

DS 4

Slightly bigger that than the DS3, this quality hatchback has a sportier feel that still retains a premium edge. It too is a winner for safety and tech.

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Frequently asked questions

How does the insurance work? Plus Icon

We offer you a personalised quote based on your age and postcode and the majority of our customers really do get free insurance. We know it's a big outlay buying and insuring your first car. We developed this offer to help ease the pain during what's probably going to be your most expensive year of car insurance – whilst you build up that first year's all important no claims bonus. Our insurance is underwritten by Allianz, one of the largest insurers in the UK.

Will I need to have a black box in the car? Plus Icon

Your new car will be covered by our New Driver Insurance. This uses clever black box technology to help you develop your driving skills – and if you drive safely and remain claim free, you can earn an additional discount at renewal. The majority of applicants will receive free insurance, but where this is not available we will offer you discounted insurance or cashback.

What happens after the first year? Plus Icon

We'll send you a renewal price, but you don't have to take it and if you can find a more suitable policy somewhere else you can move your insurance (we'll miss you though!)

How long until I get my new car? Plus Icon

Good question. It depends on the car you're after and how far you want to go customising it! If you want your car delivered ASAP give us a call on 0333 358 3441 to find out what's available now. If you've got your heart set on a certain colour or upgrade the car may have to be made to order. Whatever your circumstances, our friendly team can talk you through timescales for the different options – and we'll keep you posted on progress until it's delivered.


Get a brand new DS 3
with insurance

Price ranges from:
£233 - £431 p/m

From: £233 p/m

Representative example

Buy on a 4 year Personal Contract Purchase at 5.2% APR

48 monthly payments of
12 months insurance

At the end of the 4 years you can hand the car back to the finance company or pay a final payment of £4,855.50.

Drive up to 8000 miles per year then 8p per extra mile.

Here's how we worked out the loan

£15,365.00Question IconCash price This is amount you are paying for the car.

£14,865.00Question IconLoan amount after the deposit This is the amount you are borrowing and will pay interest on.

£1,788.82Question IconTotal charge for credit This is the total amount of interest you will pay on the finance agreement.

£50.00Question IconAdmin fee* This is an administration fee that the finance lender charge to set up your credit agreement.

£17,153.98Question IconTotal amount payable This is the total amount you would pay to own the car (including the deposit, the 48 monthly payments and the final payment.

2.30%Question IconThe fixed rate of interest The interest rate will remain consistent throughout the term of your loan, meaning your monthly payments will remain the same.

The figures above are based on an 18 year old living at PO107RJ. Young Marmalade Ltd, acting as a credit broker, will introduce you to Barclays Partner Finance who are a lender. *The admin fee will be added to the first monthly payment.

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