DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE: Luxury goes 100% electric

With DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE, the electric car is entering a new era. With a range of 191 - 206 miles* on the WLTP cycle and a unique design: innovation by DS is waiting for you.

*The electric range you achieve in real life conditions will depend upon a number of factors including the starting charge of the battery, accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load. Only compare fuel consumption and CO2 figures with other cars tested to the same technical standard.

Our electric car with outstanding range

The batteries in your DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE ensure range can be extended. Due to energy recovery during braking you can cover up to 236 miles around town. Powerful and reliable at the same time, every journey is special. 

Find out all about the range of your electric car

A new world is opening up for you

Numerous things can shape the range of your electric vehicle, among them weather conditions as well as your driving style. Find the factors that influence the effectiveness of an electric car’s battery.


Speed has the greatest impact on your electric car’s range. At a steady 62mph, an electric vehicle has half its WLTP homologated range.

Driving Style and Elevation

How you drive and the hilliness of your route play a part in the range of your electric vehicle. As well as Eco mode, selected from the three driving modes, we suggest you focus on eco-driving. Using the regenerative braking and a smooth driving style can increase your range by up to 20%.


Range can vary by up to 35% between spring and winter.

Using the MyDS app, switch on your car’s thermal pre-set function when it is plugged in to increase your range and limit the impact of heating or cooling the cockpit on the battery.

Calculate the range of your electric vehicle

Adjust the following parameters to discover your real range

The range figures mentioned are estimated values for information purpose only, which may vary depending on actual conditions of use. 

Recharge your batteries

Technology aiding your range

Remote pre-warming

Drive modes

Regenerative braking

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It's always the right time for charging

There are different ways to charge your electric car’s battery. Depending on the means of charging you choose, charging time can be increased or decreased.

You can decide to charge in your usual parking places: overnight at home or during the day at work for example. On longer trips, stop for a short break at a rapid charging point. You’ll recover 80% of your range in 30 minutes using 100kW RAPID charging^.

Charging facilities

Services and solutions designed for you

Accelerated charging at home

Charging on the go

Charging cables

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Charge as easily on the road as at home

Before starting out it’s easy to plan your trip: we’ll show you charging points on your route. At a 100kW rapid charger you can add 5.6 miles of range every minute.

The range figure mentioned comply with the WLTP test procedure, on the basis of which new vehicles are type approved from 1 September 2018.  They may vary depending on actual conditions of use and on different factors such as : speed, thermal comfort on board the vehicle, driving style and outside temperature. The charging time depends in particular on the power of the charger on board the vehicle, the charging cable and the type and power of the charging station used. These values are communicated for purely indicative purposes and therefore has no general value. Please contact your dealer for further information. For more information about WLTP click here.

Control your car with your fingertips

Control your electric car from your smartphone with the MyDS app

Range information

With the MyDS smartphone app, you can see the car’s current state of charge and approximate remaining range. When your car is plugged in, the speed and expected remaining charging time are also shown.

Remote charging

With control of remote charging you can use the MyDS app to commence charging or initiate a programmed charge. A programmed charge enables you to use the most beneficial energy rates to replenish your battery.

Remote air conditioning

Configuring the cockpit's thermal pre-set function lets programme the heating or air conditioning of your car. Designed for your comfort, this function also conserves the range of your batteries if the car is charging.

Enjoy driving in an electric car

Discover the numerous advantages of an electric car

A cleaner, better performing car

DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE was designed from the start to be an electric car: its combination of style and comfort gives unique driving enjoyment. Get ready to try something new with instantly available torque and remarkable efficiency.

Enjoy a special relationship with the town

Today, because of pollution, many towns are subject to traffic restrictions. DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE has a bright blue LED located at the top of the windscreen to indicate that this is an electric vehicle. Some restricted roads and locations will give you access.

Benefit from government incentives

An electric car gives you the right to an environmental bonus. In 2021, this is £2,500* towards the purchase of a 100% electric vehicle. The major incentive of an electric car is it may be exempt from car tax.

*£2,500 Plug In Car Grant from government included, which must be claimed by your supplying Retailer and is subject to conditions. To find out more about Plug In Grants and the benefits of owning an ultra low emission vehicle, visit www.GoUltraLow.com

Servicing made simple

With their uncomplicated motor, electric vehicles don’t need much servicing. Furthermore, electricity is one of the most efficient forms of energy, resulting in a longer lifespan for some components. And brake discs don't wear out as quickly because of energy recovery during braking.

^The vehicle will rapid charge at a rate of up to 100kW, depending on the power of the rapid charging station used and will take longer to charge at a lower power.  Rapid charging stations are available across the UK at various locations and their power rating varies, typically from 50kW and sometimes up to 350kW.  For further information on public charging stations across the UK, please visit www.zap-map.com