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'''Citroën DS3. 2009 to date (prod. 200,000 approx. to start of 2013). 3-door saloon, 2-door cabriolet. F/F, 1397, 1598 cm³ petrol, 1560 cm³ diesel (I4 DOHC).''' Citroën revived the DS initials, saying it would launch a range of cars to recapture the spirit of the ''Déesse''. In reality, it was a marketing move, with the first entry, the DS3, the coupé version of the revised [[Citroën C3 (2009–)|C3]]. Designed to be a “non-retro” alternative to the [[Mini (R55, R56, R57)]] and the [[Fiat 500 (2007–)]], but more mature. More spacious, comfortable ride, and actually quite capable in the handling stakes. Cabriolet with roll-back canvas top from 2013.
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'''Citroën DS3/DS 3. 2009 to date (prod. 400,000 to early December 2016). 3-door saloon, 2-door cabriolet. F/F, 1397, 1598 cm³ petrol, 1560 cm³ diesel (I4 DOHC).''' Citroën revived the DS initials, saying it would launch a range of cars to recapture the spirit of the ''Déesse''. In reality, it was a marketing move, with the first entry, the DS3, the coupé version of the revised [[Citroën C3 (2009–)|C3]]. Designed to be a “non-retro” alternative to the [[Mini (R55, R56, R57)]] and the [[Fiat 500 (2007–)]], but more mature. More spacious, comfortable ride, and actually quite capable in the handling stakes. Cabriolet with roll-back canvas top from 2013. Refresh in 2014; officially DS 3 (with [[DS]] as marque) from 2014 in China, later worldwide.
  
  
 
''Manufacturing location:'' Poissy, Île-de-France, France
 
''Manufacturing location:'' Poissy, Île-de-France, France
  
''Marque:'' [[Citroën]] | ''Predecessors:'' [[Citroën C2]], [[Citroën C3 (2002–9)]]
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''Marque:'' [[Citroën]] | ''Predecessors:'' [[Citroën C2 (2003–9)]], [[Citroën C3 (2002–11)]]
  
  

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Citroën DS3/DS 3. 2009 to date (prod. 400,000 to early December 2016). 3-door saloon, 2-door cabriolet. F/F, 1397, 1598 cm³ petrol, 1560 cm³ diesel (I4 DOHC). Citroën revived the DS initials, saying it would launch a range of cars to recapture the spirit of the Déesse. In reality, it was a marketing move, with the first entry, the DS3, the coupé version of the revised C3. Designed to be a “non-retro” alternative to the Mini (R55, R56, R57) and the Fiat 500 (2007–), but more mature. More spacious, comfortable ride, and actually quite capable in the handling stakes. Cabriolet with roll-back canvas top from 2013. Refresh in 2014; officially DS 3 (with DS as marque) from 2014 in China, later worldwide.


Manufacturing location: Poissy, Île-de-France, France

Marque: Citroën | Predecessors: Citroën C2 (2003–9), Citroën C3 (2002–11)


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