With DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE, the electric car is entering a new era. With a range of 191 - 206 miles* on the WLTP cycle and a unique design: innovation by DS is waiting for you.

*The electric range you achieve in real life conditions will depend upon a number of factors including the starting charge of the battery, accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load. Only compare fuel consumption and CO2 figures with other cars tested to the same technical standard.


The batteries in your DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE ensure range can be extended. Due to energy recovery during braking you can cover up to 236 miles around town. Powerful and reliable at the same time, every journey is special. Numerous things can shape the range of your electric vehicle, among them weather conditions as well as your driving style. Find the factors that influence the effectiveness of an electric car’s battery.

Cockpit temperature

Warming up at the start of a journey demands a lot from the batteries inside an electric car, thereby reducing their range. It’s preferable to pre-warm or pre-cool the cockpit using your MyDS app while your DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE is still being charged.

Q4 2019 DS 3 CRossback E-TENSE Acoustic Comfort

Outside temperatures

Intense heat and freezing cold affect the chemical reaction inside batteries, preventing them from maintaining an optimal level of charge. In DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE, the heat pump controls the temperature of the batteries and reduces the impact of extreme temperatures. 

Driving style

In an electric car, driving at a consistent speed maintains range. Prioritise eco-driving with three drive modes accessed via the selector.