DS will have a SUV for Europe in 2018

The DS 3 SUV is on the way, to try to compete against the yet unreleased Audi Q1 and against the MINI Countryman. Will be based on the new platform that will also use the next generation of the Peugeot 208.

DS-3-SUVAndl DS6 never itís going to the european market, but that doesn’t mean that DS is not planning a vehicle within that segment. The French brand is found projecting an SUV that will be destined for Europe, which will be available by the year 2018.

PSA is developing a new platform which will lay its foundations the new DS SUV in europe. But the same architecture will be shared with other vehicles in the group, such as next generation of the Peugeot 208, as well as the next DS3, which indicates that this new product could be a DS3 SUV.

By the time the French house has not provided details about this new product, but it would be a SUV of court premium, that will try to compete against products like the MINI Countryman or the still unpublished Audi Q1. As usual, DS will attempt to fix the difference in front of their rivals on the basis of the design, for which expectations are high in that sense.

mechanically, the DS3 SUV could have the PureTech 1.2 i and a HDI 1.6. For more details will have to wait at least until next year, since this new product should debut as a prototype by the year 2017, to start your marketing until 2018.