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Why Go Electric? If you're thinking about making a change on your driveway for the first time in about 10 years, you now have more options than you would've had last time you were car shopping.

The Electric Range

Electric cars are greener than internal combustion engine vehicles by a number of key measures, with the exception of the carbon intensity of the manufacturing process and thanks to our participation in Formula E, our electric and plug-in hybrid models feature technology straight from motor sport such as energy recovery during braking. Born out of performance, the 2020 electric car opens new horizons - in style.

The Benefits of Buying Electric

Electric cars are greener than internal combustion engine vehicles by a number of key measures.

As EVs become more mainstream, the costs are dropping rapidly and there are a wide variety of benefits for drivers making the switch. From the environmental impact to the savings you can make on fuel, tax and maintenance costs, electric vehicles could help you save significant amounts of money. On a cost per mile basis a fully electric car could cost you a quarter or less of what a traditional petrol or diesel car might.

Performance & Pleasure

Our Electric and plug-in hybrid cars offer somewhere to enjoy driving. Revel in a new experience:instantly available torque, zero pollution in electric mode and reduced emissions from out plug-in hybrid. 

Drive In Town Whenever You Want

Choose an electric or plug-in hybrid car and you won't be subject to traffic restrictions in towns. A bright blue LED located at the top of the windscreen shows you are driving with electric power, thereby giving access to certain restricted roads and locations.

Tax Benefits

Enjoy an environmental bonus with an electric or plug-in hybrid car. The major incentive of an electric car is being exempt from car tax! Adding another cost saving. 

Simple & Efficient

Electricity is one of the most efficient forms of energy, particularly with regenerative braking which enables better energy management. As well as that, some components such as brake disc wear more slowly. From a financial perspective, electricity has more benefits compared to diesel or petrol.

Electric Vehicle FAQ

Electric cars are greener than internal combustion engine vehicles by a number of key measures, with the exception of the carbon intensity of the manufacturing process. Here are some of our frequently asked questions or feel free to contact one of our Electric Specialists.


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What Is the range for the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense?

191 – 206 Miles as WLTP tested

How powerful is the motor in the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense?

100KW or 136hp

How long does it take to charge a DS 3 Crossback E-Tense from 0% charge?

7.5 Hours for 7kw accelerated charging.

30 minutes to 80% charge on a 100KW RAPID charger.

What is the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense?

E-Tense is the Electric or Hybrid range of DS Automobiles. The DS 3 Crossback E-Tense, it is a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

What is a DS 7 Crossback E-Tense?

E-Tense is the Electric of Hybrid range of DS Automobiles. The DS 7 Crossback E-Tense is a Plug-in

What is the range from the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense?

34-40 miles as WLTP tested – it then automatically runs as a Hybrid, using a mixture of petrol and electric powers.

How much power does the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense have?

Combined with its twin electric motors and turbo charged engine, it produces 300hp.

How long does it take to charge a DS 7 Crossback E-Tense?

3 hours 17 minutes for 7kw accelerated charging.

Are all DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4 wheel drive?

Yes, the 4 Wheel Drive system is standard on every DS 7 Crossback E-Tense.

What is the C02 g/km for the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense?

Yes, the 4 Wheel Drive system is standard on every DS 7 Crossback E-Tense.

Other Electric Services If you're looking for your next vehicle, our teams across the country will be happy to assist to help meet and exceed your requirements. Click on the link below to get in contact with your local retailer.