In pictures: DS9 E-Tense 250 review

In pictures: DS9 E-Tense 250 review

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In the 250 hp version, the DS 9 is still distinguished by its balanced handling and padded comfort.


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The lack of responsiveness of the gearbox when overtaking strikes a little approval.


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The soundproofing appears to be particularly neat.


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Too bad, the technology equipment is not up to the German rivals.


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Thanks to the new battery, the autonomy in electric mode is clearly improved: around 50 km in real conditions.


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The lighting is correct, but the absence of a matrix system is difficult to accept at this level of the range.


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The generously chromed grille intends to seduce the Chinese market.


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Strangely, the logo uses the colors of the Performance finish… Including on our test model in the Rivoli version.


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These 19-inch rims are standard. Only the 360 ​​hp version is entitled to a 20-inch overhang.


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The door handles fit in to make the profile of the DS 9 more fluid.


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The door handles fit in to make the profile of the DS 9 more fluid.


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The position lights at the top of the bezel are an aesthetic nod to the indicators of the Citroën DS.


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The fluting of the amount, quite worked, is only revealed under certain lights.


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The E-Tense logo betrays the fact that this is a plug-in hybrid version.


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The chrome strips which underline the headlights are intended to pay homage to the creations of the great era of French bodywork, Pourtout, Figoni & Falaschi and Saoutchik in mind.


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The fairly clean lines of the dashboard combine with a neat finish. The DS 9 does not have to be ashamed of its interior presentation compared to the most famous rivals.


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The ergonomics are rather easy to use, but the on-board technologies are not up to standard.


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The digital instrument cluster is customizable in many displays.


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The digital instrument cluster is customizable in many displays.


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This watch, which is revealed at the start, is made of materials that are too unflattering to give a real impression of luxury.


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The graphics are polished, but the infotainment system is of an older generation.


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The GPS with outdated graphics clashes in this luxurious environment.


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There is no 360° camera, but a simple extrapolation of the front and rear cameras. At this level of range, it is unworthy.


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The center console houses the electric window controls.


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This driving mode selection button is common to all models of the former PSA group.


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The Opera interior is distinguished by its so-called “pearl stitch” seams, invented by DS.


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The quality of the upholstery contributes greatly to the impression of luxury on board the DS9.


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The Focal audio system is convincing.


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This optional Opéra interior highlights certain areas of leather with a marbled appearance.


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These buttons on the rear central armrest are used to control the various massage programs.


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In the back, the comfort is that of a limousine.


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The trunk is spacious, but the massaging rear seats prevent you from folding the bench seat.


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This mechanism lacks reach compared to some rivals, but it is distinguished by its softness.


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