The plug-in hybrid SUV DS 7 Crossback E-Tense is now also available in a version 225 CV, which joins the existing four-wheel drive by 300 horsepower. On this model, the rechargeable hybrid drive includes a 1.6 petrol engine (which complies with Euro 6.3 anti-pollution regulations) of 180 horsepower with a torque of 300 Nm, flanked by a 110 horsepower electric motor directly integrated with the eight-speed automatic transmission. The electric range reaches up to 55 Km (according to the WLTP cycle ) or up to 72 Km (according to the WLTP cycle citizen).
DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 battery
The battery that powers the electric motor of the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 SUV has a capacity of 13.2 kWh. The battery is recharged while driving thanks to a system developed in Formula E DS racing. A reserve of energy allows the battery to continue to power the electric motor in case of need.
Thepetrol engineis also used, during its operation, to recharge the battery.DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 regenerates electrical energy even indeceleration and braking, with the aim of optimizing its range in zero-emission driving.Another function, called“E-SAVE”,allows you to conserve an amount of energy sufficient to travelfrom 10 to 20 km in 100% electric mode.
Battery autonomy, how many km does it travel in electric mode?
The battery, which is located under the floor, has an electric range of55 km(according to the WLTP cycle) or up to72 km(according to the city WLTP cycle) in electric mode.
Consumption and emissions
CO2 emissions per km are between28 and 40 grams, while consumption is between1.4 and 1.6 liters / 100 km(WLTP cycle). At high speed, consumption is between6.1 and 6.5 liters / 100 km, depending on the equipment.
How do I charge the DS Plug-in Hybrid SUV?
As with the other electrified models of DS Automobiles, the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 is equipped with two different charging cables (type 2 connection, standard, for occasional recharging on a domestic socket and type 3 connection of 7.4 kW to recharge the battery from 0 to 100% only in 1 hour and 45 minutes on a dedicated charging column).
Everything can be managed from your smartphone via an application or on the 12 ”touchscreen in the center of the dashboard. It is also possible to program or remotely activate the thermal preconditioning of the passenger compartment.
DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 piloted suspension
DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 offers the DS Active Scan Suspension piloted suspension system. A video camera positioned behind the windscreen, together with four attitude sensors and three accelerometers, analyzes the structure of the road and the driving conditions (speed, steering angle, braking) to transmit these data in real-time to a dedicated computer that acts on each of the suspensions independently.
Depending on this information, processed in real-time and continuously, the control unit decides whether to make each suspension stiffer or softer.
ADAS aboard the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense
The DS 7 Crossback E-Tense provides level 2 semi-autonomous driving, which is guaranteed by ADAS driving assistance systems such as DS Connected Pilot, DS Driver Attention Monitoring, DS Night Vision, and DS Park Pilot.
Price? How much does the DS plug-in hybrid SUV cost with the Ecobonus
The price list of the DS plug-in hybrid SUV starts at 48,700 euros in the Business version. During the purchase phase, the car benefits from up to 4,500 euros of state Ecobonus incentive, in case of scrapping.
The range includes the Business, Grand Chic, Performance Line, and Performance Line + versions. The whole range can be customized thanks to the DS Inspirations: Bastille, Performance Line, Performance Line with leather seats, Rivoli Grigio Perla, Rivoli Nero Basalto, Opera Alezan, and Opera Art Basalto.
- E-Tense Automatic Business 225: € 48,700
- E-Tense Automatic Performance Line 225: € 49,700
- E-Tense Automatic Performance Line + 225: € 54,200
- E-Tense Automatic Grand Chic 225: € 55,200
- E-Tense 225 Automatic Louvre 225: € 60,700