CITROEN DS 7 CROSSBACK 2018

Front view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year

Charismatic, dynamic, sensual – DS 7 CROSSBACK immediately reveals its original personality, where all these contrasting qualities coexist in a beautiful balanced design.

Class: SUV D3
Body type: crossover
Assembling: France | China
Platform: EMP2
KPP 6 MKPP | 8 automatic transmission
Drive front | full
Variants: 5 engines | 1 power unit
Price from 30 000 € in Europe

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DESIGN

The exterior of the novelty is very stylish and bold, which can shock even outstanding car designers and critics. Particularly adorns with its decor is the front part of the body, where the solid radiator grille, adorned with a luxurious fine-grained mesh with a large DS emblem in the center, flaunts. Falshradiator is enclosed in a wide chrome frame, complemented by four diverging rays. From the rear perspective, special attention is paid to the DS 3D Rear Lights, which are a real work of art. With the help of laser engraving they have a structure in the form of scales, creating an amazing visual effect at any time of the day. From the bottom there are a powerful diffuser and large trapezoidal exhaust pipes.

Dashboard view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year
Dashboard view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year

The interior of DS 7 is a futuristic architecture of interior decoration. The customer can choose from 5 types of design: Bastille, Rivoli, Opera, Faubourg and Performance Line. On which version of the finish is applied to a particular car, you will be told a special nameplate located on the front panel. But all directions of registration are related by careful selection of color combinations, high quality of upholstery materials and unusual stitching. Used Alcantara, Nappa leather, natural wood.

Front left side view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year
Front left side view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year

In the initial configuration, the novelty is equipped with an analog instrument panel and an 8-inch touch screen multimedia system. Equipment of the top version provides for the installation of two 12-inch displays: one – for the place of the instrument cluster, another – for the central console as a screen for the multimedia complex. The latter can boast the presence of interfaces Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, navigation functions, services DS Connect. The original gift to the buyer is the exclusive R180 watch from the B.R.M Chronographs, which are on the top of the console and rotate 180 degrees when the engine starts.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

 

MODEL

 

OVERALL DIMENSIONS LXWXH

 

WHEELED

BASE MM

 

CLEARANCE

MM

 

WEIGHT

MIN. KG

 

 

TRUNK, L

 

 

TIRES

DS 7 4570x1890x1620 2740 180 N/A 682 235/45R20

Premium crossover DS 7 Crossback is based on the modular architecture “EMP2” of the PSA Group with the wide application of high-strength steels in the “skeleton” of the body. The undercarriage of the car is presented by an independent system with MacPherson struts in the front and a multi-link configuration at the rear. Standard five-door “flaunts” conventional springs and electronically controlled dampers, which are able to preventively change the rigidity due to data from cameras scanning the road in front of the car at a distance of five meters.

ENGINES

 

SCORE

 

TYPE

 

HP
AT RPM

 

H * M
AT RPM

 

L/100KM
MIN.

 

0100

KM/H SECONDS

 

MAX. V
KM / H

 

1.2 PureTech

in-line
turbo
petrol
3 cylinders
130 / 5500 230 / 1750 N/A N/A N/A
1.6 THP in-line
turbo
petrol
4 cylinders
180 / 3750 400 / 2000 N/A N/A 207
1.6 THP 225 / 5500 300 / 1900 N/A N/A 211
1.6 BlueHDi in-line
turbo
4-cylinder
diesel
180 / 3750 400 / 2000 N/A N/A 230
2.0 BlueHDi 180 / 3750 400 / 2000 N/A N/A N/A
1.6 + PHEV AT  

hybrid

200 + PHEV ≈ 300 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Engine view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year
Engine view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year

A number of engines for the DS 7 Crossback are represented by three petrol engines, ranging from 130 hp. up to 225 hp and two diesel engines, power from 130 hp. up to 180 hp
Available variants of transmissions – 6-speed manual transmission and a new 8-band “automatic” EAT8. The mechanical box relies only on the “younger” 130-horsepower motors, the automatic can be combined with all the units, except for the petrol 1.6 PureTech 130 liters. from.
In addition to traditional engines, the novelty is available at the disposal of a hybrid power plant, consisting of a gasoline unit of 200 hp. and two electric motors of 80 kW each. Also included in the composition is a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 13 kWh, hidden under the rear seats. The total power of the hybrid is 303 hp. This modification of the crossover can move in three modes: electric, hybrid and combined. The recharging requires either 4.5 hours (standard), or 2.5 hours (fast mode).

Front and right side view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year
Front and right side view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year

The Citroen division, which bears the DS name, has expanded its line of cars with the flagship DS 7 Crossback crossover. In Switzerland, the SUV comes in a hybrid version with a power plant with a capacity of 303 hp. and an 8-speed automatic transmission. However, in the series this modification will be the last resort, at first the start will take versions with classic petrol engines of PureTech / THP series and diesel engines BlueHDi. In the European market, the new DS 7 Crossback will be launched in early 2018 with a base price tag of 30 thousand euros.

RELEASE DATE AND PRICE

The world public premiere of the premium crossover DS 7 Crossback took place on March 7, 2017 in the framework of the Geneva Motor Show. Sales of new items with traditional diesel (130 hp and 180 hp) and petrol (130 hp, 180 hp, 225 hp) engines will start only in a year, in the spring of 2018, at a price from 30,000 to 58,000 euros.

Front left side view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year
Front left side view of Citroen DS7 Crossback of 2018 year

MAIN COMPETITORS

JEEP CHEROKEE – $31 500

LEXUS NX – $34 500

VOLVO XC 60 – $37 000

LAND ROVER DISCOVERY S. – $ 41 000

TOYOTA FORTUNER- $ 43 300

MITSUBISHI PAJERO SPORT – $45 000

MERCEDES GLC- $ 45 000

BMW X4- $ 46 500

BMW X3 – $47 500

AUDI Q5 – $50 000

PORSCHE MACAN – $58 500

CONCLUSION

DS7 Crossback 2018 is compiled on the EMP2 modular platform, ie its close relatives are crossover Peugeot 3008 and 5008. Crossover DS reaches 4.6 m in length and 1.7 m in width. The design features traits of the concept car of the Citroen DS Wild Rubys.

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