Finally, after the leaks of the past few days, DS has decided officially that is the restyling of the DS 4 , the intermediate model in the range, before its official debut in Frankfurt. Thus, the compact is clear from its identity and takes the image Citroen DS, with a front that is clearly inspired by the DS 5. In this second stage of the life of the DS 4, the brand is also committed by a further customization that allows up 38 color combinations , with four options for the roof, mirrors and wheel centers.
One of the most important innovations introduced with this restyling is the DS 4 Crossback . This is a new version of a compact SUV look thanks to a 30mm raised suspension, black trim on the wheel passes, roof rails, rear roof spoiler and alloy wheels in black color.
The front of the DS 4 not only adopts a similar appearance to the DR 5 also it endorses some technologies like the headlights DS Vision LED . These combine, each three LED modules Xenon directional one, in trying to ensure better night vision. This technology, already used by the DS3 and DS5, is accompanied by a progressive front indicator, very bright on. As the brand itself, the lighting of the dipped improved by 51%.
Inside, the most notable change is in the center console of the dashboard. A new touch screen 7 “ (also available in the latest prior to restyle units) can dispense with 12 buttons and enjoy a cleaner and more modern design. In addition, the technological aspect is guaranteed with the new DS 4 Because it is the first vehicle PSA incorporate carplay , the system can match Apple iPhone with our car and use many of their functions from there, with full integration and safe driving. It also offers MirrorLink system.
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also provide the DS Connect Box, which offers functions such as eCall , warning of maintenance and efficient driving tips as well as vehicle location system in case of theft. A level of equipment the DS 4 will continue to provide items such as heated front seats with massage , keyless access and starting, reversing camera, blind spot warning and warning of involuntary change lanes, among other things .
The mechanical range is composed by the same engines that have arrived so far, fulfilling all the Euro 6 regulations . The gas supply will consist of three engines. The simplest is the 1.2 Turbo 130 horses PureTech manual transmission while the 1.6 THP will be offered with 165 horses and 210 . The least powerful of the THP is associated exclusively to six-speed automatic transmission, while the 210 hp has manual. BlueHDI are all diesel and 1.6-liter 120 hp (manual or automatic) or 150 hp 2.0 with manual gearbox is offered. The 2.0 HDi 180 hp with automatic transmission is another, powerful and frugal alternative.
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Article DS 4 and DS 4 Crossback, it’s official restyling has originally been published in Current Motor.