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DS 7 Crossback

(2017 - present)

The DS 7 Crossback is a medium-sized SUV/crossover that is also currently the flagship of the DS Automobiles range. It shares its platform with several other models in the PSA family, such as the Peugeot 5008 and Citroën C5 Aircross, but its price and equipment are positioned above its sister brands.

It is the first SUV for DS Automobiles in the European market, although it has sold other vehicles in China previously. It is also the first all-new car for DS, as previous models have simply been rebadged Citroëns.

A plug-in hybrid version of the DS 7 Crossback was added to the range in the middle of 2019, in addition to the regular petrol and diesel engine options.

The DS 7 Crossback has received average to good scores from UK media sources. As of June 2020, its overall Expert Rating of 66% puts it in the bottom half of the mid-size premium SUV class, with a score that is a long way behind the class-leading Audi Q5 and Volvo XC60. It has been praised for its comfort and quality, but criticised for an uninspiring driving experience.

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Body style: Medium SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel, plug-in hybrid
Price: From £33,335 on-road

Launched: Winter 2017/18
Last updated: Summer 2019
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

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Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: November 2017









Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The DS 7 Crossback has not yet been lab-tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

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