The commercialization of the new DS 4 E-Tense is underway in Spain. With the aim of encouraging the sales of its new compact, DS Automobiles has started up all the machinery to offer juicy offers. Now, is the premium model a bargain? Which version is more interesting? We do an analysis of the range.

DS Automobiles has decided to bet without complexes on the C segment. The popular French luxury firm has returned to the compact market with a most interesting proposal. A model that is called to face the benchmarks of this competitive category. It is the new DS 4. A new generation vehicle, the result of the most advanced technology of the former PSA Group, now called Stellantis.

The new DS 4, now available from our dealers, hit the market at a key moment for the European automotive industry. The transition to electric mobility is underway and that is why DS chose to electrify its new model. The DS 4 E-Tense It equips a very interesting plug-in hybrid mechanics. An electrified powertrain that allows it to cope with the Audi A3 and Mercedes A-Class, among others.

The new DS 4 E-Tense is already on sale in Spain

The range and equipment of the new DS 4 E-Tense

Even though there is only one plug-in hybrid motorization, those interested in getting the new DS 4 E-Tense have at their disposal a long list of versions and / or finishes available. And we must start from the basis that DS offers three models as a starting point: Base, Performance Line and Cross. From there we will have access to one or other trim levels.

The DS 4 E-Tense plug-in hybrid is available in the Bastille +, Rivoli, La Première, Performance Line, Performance Line +, Cross Trocadero and Cross Rivoli finishes. We list below the featured standard equipment from each of them:

Bastille +

  • Bastille +
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Rear parking sensors
  • 7.4 kW on-board charger
  • Tinted rear windows
  • 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • DS Active Scan Suspension
DS 4 E-Tense - charging socket
The DS 4 E-Tense equips a plug-in hybrid mechanics

Rivoli

  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Clean Cabin
  • Tinted rear windows
  • Keyless access system
  • DS Drive Assist + Rear traffic detector pack
  • 7.4 kW on-board charger
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • DS Active Scan Suspension
  • DS Extended HUD
  • DS Matrix LED Vision
  • DS Iris System with e-Call
  • DS Smart Touch
  • Aluminum pedals and footrest

La Première

  • Clean Cabin
  • Back lenses over tinted
  • Hands-free access system
  • DS Drive Assist + Rear traffic detector pack
  • 7.4 kW on-board charger
  • Aluminum pedals and footrest
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • DS Active Scan Suspension
  • DS Extended HUD
  • DS Matrix LED Vision
  • DS Iris System with e-Call
  • DS Smart Touch

Performance Line

  • Tinted rear windows
  • 7.4 kW on-board charger
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • DS Active Scan Suspension
  • Aluminum pedals and footrest
DS 4 E-Tense - indoor
The interior of the new DS 4 E-Tense is luxurious and elegant

Performance Line +

  • Tinted rear windows
  • 7.4 kW on-board charger
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • DS Active Scan Suspension
  • Aluminum pedals and footrest
  • Extended Safety Pack
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Keyless access system
  • DS Extended HUD
  • DS Matrix LED Vision
  • DS Iris System with e-Call
  • DS Smart Touch

Cross Trocadero

  • Safety Pack
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Tinted rear windows
  • Keyless access system
  • 7.4 kW on-board charger
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • DS Active Scan Suspension
  • DS Extended HUD
  • Automatic lights on
  • DS Iris System with e-Call
  • DS Smart Touch

Cross Rivoli

  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Clean Cabin
  • Tinted rear windows
  • Keyless access system
  • DS Drive Assist + Rear traffic detector pack
  • 7.4 kW on-board charger
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • DS Active Scan Suspension
  • DS Extended HUD
  • DS Matrix LED Vision
  • DS Iris System with e-Call
  • DS Smart Touch
  • Aluminum pedals and footrest
DS 4 E-Tense - front
The electric range of the DS 4 E-Tense exceeds 50 kilometers

The plug-in hybrid mechanics of the new DS 4 E-Tense

At the heart of the new DS 4 E-Tense is a plug-in hybrid powertrain. A motorization composed of a 180 hp 1.6-liter PureTech petrol engine that is accompanied by a small 80 kW (110 hp) electric motor. Total power reaches 225 hp and 350 Nm of maximum torque. All of this is handled through an eight-speed e-EAT8 automatic gearbox and power is sent to the front axle.

A key component is the lithium-ion battery from 12.4 kWh since it allows the DS 4 E-Tense boasts a electric range of up to 55 kilometers according to the WLTP cycle. In addition, it certifies an average fuel consumption of 1.3 liters per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions of 30 g / km. The maximum speed is 233 km / h.

The new DS 4 E-Tense is on sale

Yes OK stillthe first units of the new DS 4 E-Tense have not arrived in Spanish territory, everything is ready for your assault on our dealerships. DS wants to boost the sales of its new compact, which is why it has launched a whole series of offers with which to capture the attention of potential buyers. In our file you can check all the versions and prices of the DS 4 E-Tense.

The prices of the new DS 4 E-Tense in Spain

DS 4 E-Tense
There are already offers and discounts for the new DS 4 E-Tense

On the website of DS we will see that the DS 4 E-Tense 225 Bastille + is on sale. It is the most basic trim level that allows access to the plug-in hybrid motorization and the French brand promotes it as “an all-inclusive” from € 350 per month and upon payment of a first installment of € 3,979. In addition, the € 5,000 discount of the MOVES III Plan is included in the final price of the vehicle.

We must bear in mind that the commercialization of the French compact is in an initial state. The direct discounts are approximately € 1,000. It’s not bad at all. In addition to offering a more differentiated design compared to its direct rivals, we must add the fact that the DS 4 E-Tense can sport a “crossover” appearance that will allow it, to some extent, to take advantage of the unstoppable boom in SUVs in Europe. .

Buying the new DS 4 E-Tense makes all the sense in the world if our usual daily commutes are less than the declared electric range and therefore we have the possibility to make the most of the capabilities of the plug-in hybrid powertrain. Also, let us remember that the environmental badge 0 DGT emissions (General Directorate of Traffic) with all the advantages that this entails.