When did the Citroen DS 5 come out?

Citroen’s bold shot upmarket success was spearheaded by the arrival of the DS5 in 2012. Initially badged as a Citroen DS5, the company spun the DS5 off to create the DS brand in its own right.

When did Citroen DS5 get a facelift?

Citroen hastily tried to rectify this, eventually getting the DS5 to ride with a modicum of decorum with the 2015 facelift and brand shift, though the damage had arguably already been done by then.

How big are the wheels on a Citroen DS5?

It has completely ridiculous 19-inch wheels with 40 profile tyres, and the ride quality of the DS5 (based on a stretched C4, not a C5) is abysmal. Had it been given Hydractive 3 suspension then it might have been worthy of bearing the DS tag. After the criticism, Citroen is now re-thinking the DS5.

What kind of interior does DS 5 have?

Indeed, the DS5 is tall and imposing, with stylish chrome strips that run up to its profoundly shaped bonnet. The interior is equally as dramatic. Seats on top models are trimmed in watchstrap style leather and there are loads of genuine metal trim details.

DS 5. The DS 5 is a compact executive hatchback which was designed and developed by the French automaker Citroën, and launched in the market in Europe in November 2011. It was the third model in the premium sub brand DS.

Where can I buy a Citroen DS for sale?

At Classic Driver, we offer a worldwide selection of Citroen DSs for sale. Use the filters to narrow down your selection based on price, year and mileage – to help find your dream Citroen DS.

When did the Citroen DS5 hybrid 4 win Top Gear?

The Citroën DS5 was relaunched as the DS 5, without Citroën badging, in 2015. The DS5 Hybrid4 won Best Eco Car, from the Scottish Car of the Year 2012, held at Glasgow on 14 October 2012. The DS5 won Top Gear “Family Car of the Year 2011”.

What kind of engine does a PSA DS 5 have?

Buyers can choose between a turbocharged petrol, two diesel engines and PSA’s diesel-electric Hybrid4. It marries a 163 hp 2.0 HDi diesel engine with a 37 hp (28 kW) electric motor mounted on the rear axle and sends the power to all four wheels as it is needed. 2, and the car can drive on electricity alone if the battery is sufficiently charged.