Driven: Citroen DS3 Cabrio Information

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Model Tested: Citroen DS3 DSport THP 155 Cabrio

Price: £13,749.

The Citroen DS3 Cabrio range starts at £15,540 for the DSign VTi 82, rising to £21,150 for the DSport Plus THP 155.

Good and Bad

Good Stuff: Light weight, roof works at high speed, handles well, distinctive.

Bad Stuff: Quality not top notch, real-world economy some way off official figures.

Performance

Maximum Speed: 132 mph
0-62 mph: 8.2 seconds

Economy and Costs

Official combined cycle fuel economy: 47.9 mpg
Front Seat Driver Test Route economy: N/A
CO2 Emissions: 137 g/km
Road Tax Band: E / £125
Company Car Tax at 40%: £1,533.20

Technical Details

Engine: 1.6 litre four cylinder multi-point electronic turbocharged injection petrol
Power: 154 bhp (156 PS)
Torque: 177 lb-ft (240 Nm)

Length: 3,948 mm
Width: 1,715 mm (exc mirrors)
Height: 1,483 mm
Wheelbase: 2,464 mm
Kerb weight: 1,250 kg

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Phil Huff

Phil is a motoring writer for print and web, failed racing driver, car hoarder and banger rally competitor. Nominated for the Headline Auto Rising Star award and a MGMW member, Phil freelances for outlets as diverse as Diesel Car magazine, DAD.info and Cambridge Magazine, amongst many others. He also maintains a fleet of unloved motors, but spends most of his time driving an old Corvette.

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