The new DS 3 started business at the beginning of the year, but recently high a new alternative mechanics who came to replace the old engine VTi 120.
El DS 3 was updated to the beginning of the year and now back to improve their appeal thanks to the incorporation of a new option mechanics. Among the new alternatives, the new DS 3 just incorporate a new engine to its range of mechanical. It is a unit Puretech, the three-cylinder engines of PSA, which little by little are finding their way into most models of Peugeot, Citroën and DS. The Puretech 130, is a propeller that comes to to replace the old VTi 120, a four-cylinder 1.6-litre.
three-cylinder 1.2-liter in the front, that improves by 10 HP to the old VTi, since it achieves a power of 130 horsepower, with a motor torque of 230 Nm, representing nothing less than an improvement of 44% with respect to the VTi and a fuel consumption noticeably improved. The engine can be combined either to a manual change of six marches as one automatic EAT6, also six relations.
But the improvements of the new Puretech front of the VTi shall not be exhausted in the power and torque, but on the contrary are also lower consumption and emissions level. In the combined cycle, the Puretech 130 achieves standardization 4.5 liters per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions 105 g/km, compared to 5.9 l/100 km and 136 g/km of CO2 of the old VTi.
The offer mechanic also provides for the PureTech versions of 82 HP and 110 HP, while that between the diesel BlueHDI 1.6-litre is offered with powers 99 HP and 120 HP. Above is the THP 1.6-liter with 208 HP and 300 Nm of torque.
As part of its update of the DS 3 won a new face that left the double chevron of the Citroën, to give way to a grill trapezoid with the badge of DS in its interior.